Tampopo: Criterion Collection

July 20, 2017

Tampopo (1985) is a playful yet sincere ode to the art of making and enjoying ramen noodles. Early on, the film schools us as an older, sensei type instructs his young protégé how to appreciate and savor the meal. One dark and stormy night, a hungry... 


March 21, 2007

The new wave of Mexican cinema officially arrived in 2006 with the presence of its three most well-known representatives at the 2007 Academy Awards: Alfonso Cuaron, Guillermo del Toro and Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu. All three directors had films nominated... 


March 1, 2006

The recent wave of Japanese horror films in the past five years or so seem to have been influenced in some way by the use of electricity and the manipulation of electronic images for horrific effect in David Lynch’s films, Twin Peaks – Fire Walk With...