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... 

Stray Cat Rock: Sex Hunter

December 11, 2003

Stray Cat: Sex Hunter (1970) is the third installment in a wild series of cult films that play out like the Japanese version of Jack Hill’s exploitation movie, Switchblade Sisters (1975). Sex Hunter is an unhinged trip complete with vintage ‘60s psychedelic...