THE HIDDEN FORTRESS Japanese peasants find a man and woman whom they believe are simple tribe members hiding in a fortress. Although the peasants don't know that Rokurota is a general and Yuki is a princess, the peasants agree to accompany the pair to safety in return for gold. Along the way, the general must prove his expertise in battle while also hiding his identity. Alan and Craig discuss Samurais, the influences on Star Wars, The Houston Film Critics Society awards show, Craig’s charity photography and the Akira Kurosawa classic The Hidden Fortress on this week's Matinee Heroes. Show Notes 1:08 Alan and Craig discuss the Houston Film Critics Society awards show and Craig's charity calendar to support Orangutan Outreach. 9:23 Discussion of "The Hidden Fortress" * 32:15 Recasting 37:39 Double Feature 43:45 Final Thoughts 47:59 Alan and Craig discuss next week's Thanksgiving treat "Planes, Trains and Automobiles Next episode we celebrate Thanksgiving with "Planes, Trains and Automobiles"