A Taxing Woman / マルサの女

Great hair YES Release date: February 7, 1987Director: Juzo ItamiLanguage: Japanese Who should watch this movie: Fans of Scorsese, especially “Goodfellas”  When should you watch this movie: When you need a good laugh but also want to feel ~cultured~ The sell: A Taxing Woman is a high stakes cat and mouse chase between some ofContinue reading “A Taxing Woman / マルサの女”

Tampopo / タンポポ

Food porn, literally YES Release Date: November 23, 1985Director: Juzo ItamiLanguage: Japanese Who should watch this movie: People with high tolerance for “weird.” Self-identified cinephiles. Aspiring chefs.  When should you watch this movie: NOT with your parents! When you’re with your friends or alone and are in the mood for a comedy that wasn’t directedContinue reading “Tampopo / タンポポ”