Tampopo is not the protagonist. Gōro is not the protagonist. The ramen is the protagonist.
There it is, my deep thought for the day. You’re welcome.
Bride of Hooptober Chapter One: A Kernel of a Good Thing
"Don't ever show up in my emergency room, buddy!"
The year before last, I inadvertently started a personal tradition of opening my Hooptober viewing with a Stephen King adaptation. When I watched Carrie first, that was by chance. Last year, when I watched The Shining first, I just happened to be psyched to see it at long last. But now I kind of feel like I should kick things…
The Sixth Hoop-tober Sense Chapter Two: OH GODDAMMIT
"I wanted us to claim this place. Name it."
Scariest movie I've seen in a long time: perfectly paced, serious-minded explorer horror with a bleak, dark heart and characters well worth caring about, even the couple of them who are being hideously stupid right from the jump. Honestly, this might be even more unbearably intense without the external monsters: by the time those hairless nasties…