Criterion Collection Spine #868
(Foreign language film)
(Adam & Justin's Letterboxd Movie Club)
For the love of Japanese noodles this is one uniquely strange, yet tasty movie.
"Munch munch munch ..... SSSSSSLLLLLLUUUUURRRRRPPPPPP!"
(Alternate Tampopo review lead: This ain't just your average dorm room Ramen being served up in these parts.)
With Tampopo's savory reputation it was only a matter of time before I finally got to it, and I never expected it to be such a wonderfully meta and culturally rich experience.
- Before the story even kicks-off we get possibly the original 'be respectful in the movie theater' PSA, as this gangster type speaks to the camera to tell the audience what's up
"I'll kill you if you…