The 1989 Japanese B-Movie That Inspired Survival Horror Gaming

The 1989 Japanese B-Movie That Inspired Survival Horror Gaming Above: The movie poster for Sweet Home.It was at the height of the early-'00s J-horror boom that director Kiyoshi Kurosawa built his reputation as a master of the eerie. A nuanced filmmaker whose ...

Film Review: Supermarket Woman (1996) by Juzo Itami

Film Review: Supermarket Woman (1996) by Juzo Itami The Juzo Itami-Nobuko Miyamoto (director-protagonist who also were husband and wife) duo has given us a number of delightful movies, including “Tampopo“, “The Funeral” and “Minbo no Onna“. ...

Film Review: Tampopo (1985) by Juzo Itami

Film Review: Tampopo (1985) by Juzo Itami Many films have become the quintessential viewing schedule for cinephiles planning to take their first steps into Asian filmmaking. And while naturally names such as Yasujiro Ozu and Akira Kurosawa ...

Film Review: Minbo or the Gentle Art of Japanese Extortion (1992) by Juzo Itami

Juzo Itami may be mostly known in the west for movies like “Tampopo” and “A Taxing Woman” but his most significant film is probably the current one, ” particularly because it was the first realistic ...

‘Tampopo’ Blu-ray Review (Criterion)

Stars: Tsutomu Yamazaki, Nobuko Miyamoto, Ken Watanabe, Rikiya Yasuoka | Written and Directed by Juzo Itami The life and death of actor and director Juzo Itami is an incredible story in itself (he ...

Scott Reviews Juzo Itami’s Tampopo [Criterion Collection Blu-ray Review]

Wikipedia suggests the term “food porn” was coined by feminist critic Rosalind Coward in her 1984 book Female Desire, one year before the film to which it is still best applicable was released. Juzo ...

The Criterion Collection Announces April Titles: ‘Tampopo,’ ‘Rumble Fish,’ ‘Woman of the Year’ and More

The Criterion Collection Announces April Titles: ‘Tampopo,’ ‘Rumble Fish,’ ‘Woman of the Year’ and More Four new movies are coming to the Criterion Collection this April: Juzo Itami’s “Tampopo,” Francis Ford Coppola’s “Rumble Fish,” Wim Wenders’ “Buena Vista Social Club” and George Stevens’ “Woman of ...

Movie Poster of the Week: Juzo Itami’s “Tampopo”

Made in 1985, but not released in the Us until 1987, Tampopo was perhaps the first real foodie movie. Before Babette’s Feast (1987), before Like Water for Chocolate (1992), before Big Night (1996), ...

Joshua Reviews Juzo Itami’s Tampopo [Theatrical Review]

Over the last handful of years, repertory cinema has found a new life. With an increasing number of distributors not only restoring classic, foreign and ostensibly forgotten masterpieces, but also ...

‘Tampopo’ Review: Food Porn Has Never Tasted As Good As Juzo Itami’s ‘Ramen Western’

‘Tampopo’ Review: Food Porn Has Never Tasted As Good As Juzo Itami’s ‘Ramen Western’ The saying goes that some people eat to live, and some people live to eat. Juzo Itami’s “Tampopo” is the rare serving of food porn that brings both groups to the table. First released in 1985 (and now ...

New Trailer for 4K Restoration of Itami's Ramen Western 'Tampopo'

"Whatcha eating?" Janus Films is re-releasing a Japanese film from 1985 titled Tampopo, from director Jûzô Itami, highly acclaimed by critics and foodies as one of the best films about a love for ...

The Tale of The Princess Kaguya review: Rewarding for Studio Ghibli fans

The Tale of The Princess Kaguya review: Rewarding for Studio Ghibli fans Director: Isao Takahata; Screenwriter: Isao Takahata, Riko Sakaguchi; Starring: Aki Asakura, Kengo Kora, Takeo Chii, Nobuko Miyamoto; Running time: 137 mins; Certificate: U Isao Takahata makes his ...

The Tale of Princess Kaguya Movie Review

The Tale of Princess Kaguya Movie Review The Tale Of Princess Kaguya Gkids Reviewed for Shockya by Harvey Karten. Data-based on Rotten Tomatoes. Grade:    B+ Director:  Isao Takahata Screenwriter:  Isao Takahata Cast:  Dubbed version: Chloë ...

Tiff 2014 Review – The Tale of Princess Kaguya (Kaguyahime no monogatari) (2013)

The Tale of Princess Kaguya (Kaguyahime no monogatari), 2013. Directed by Isao Takahata. Starring Aki Asakura, Kengo Kora, Takeo Chii, and Nobuko Miyamoto. Synopsis: Based on a tenth-century folk ...

Watch FilmBox ArtHouse on FilmOn

Watch FilmBox ArtHouse on FilmOn Get a new experience with FilmBox ArtHouse, available on FilmOn! FilmBox Arthouse is one of FilmOn’s pay-only channels, but you do get your money’s worth with the amount of special release and foreign ...

Toronto Film Festival completes lineup

The lineups for the Mavericks, Discovery, and Tiff Kids parts of the Toronto Film Festival were announced, wrapping up a series of lineup announcements for the Toronto International Film Festival. ...

Palme d’Or Winner, Studio Ghibli Pair, “St. Vincent” & “Song of the Sea” Among Tiff’s Final Wave Items

Bill Murray is coming to Toronto folks. Actually, the film he stars in (Theodore Melfi’s St. Vincent) is having its official World Premiere launch at the jaw-dropping 285 feature film 2014 Tiff ...

Chloe Moretz Leads 'The Tale of Princess Kaguya' Voice Cast

Gkids, a distributor of award-winning animation for both adult and family audiences, has announced the English voice cast for The Tale of Princess Kaguya, the highly anticipated new feature from ...

Tale Of Princess Kaguya (2013) Movie Trailer: 6 Min from Studio Ghibli

The Tale of Princess Kaguya Trailer. Isao Takahata‘s The Tale of Princess Kaguya / Kaguyahime no monogatari (2013) movie trailer (6 minute long) stars Tatsuya Nakadai, Shichinosuke Nakamura, Kengo ...

Lea Salonga, Ramin Karimloo, Yu Shirota and Sierra Boggess to Lead 4 Stars: One World Of Broadway Musicals Concerts

Lea Salogna, Ramin Karimloo, Yu Shirota and Sierra Boggess will lead 4 Stars One World of Broadway Musicals in Tokyo and Osaka this June. Daniel Kutner will direct and Jason Robert Brown will be the ...

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