Criterion-collection-seven-samurai-224x126Acclaimed Japanese director Akira Kurosawa would have been 103 years old this coming March 23rd, and in honor of his birthday, Criterion Collection is making 24 of his films absolutely free to watch on Hulu through Sunday, March 24th. It's more than that, however, as they are making available some interviews with people like George Lucas and Robert Altman talking about Kurosawa's films, and a documentary about the origins and influences of The Seven Samurai. Click through to check those out embedded below.

Origins and Influences -- A documentary looking at the samurai traditions and films that helped shape Kurosawa’s masterpiece:

So what are you waiting for? Head on over to Hulu and start watching all 24 films.

The question is, can you watch all of them by the end of the weekend? What are some of your favorite Kurosawa films and why?

Link: Criterion Collection Kurosawa Films -- Hulu