Barnes&Noble is offering the AK 100 – 25 Films by Akira Kurosawa [DVD] for $199.99 with free shipping. Criterion Collection reserved their most opulent DVD box set for their favorite director, Akira Kurosawa. Criterion has covered the Japanese director extensively. The 25 film box set honors the career of this prolific director. The set is housed in a beautiful linen-bound box that includes a hardcover book. All film conversions are progressive, NTSC, Region 1, and in the original aspect ratios. Criterion has also edited in a spiffy animated “AK 100” logo at the beginning of each film.