As an adolescent, one of the movies I liked the most was Almost Famous. It had everything a 16-year-old would want: sex, drugs & rock n’ roll. Looking back, almost 15 years now, I wonder if the movie is actually good or if it was maybe a rush of hormones running through my brain.
On its bubbling, brothy surface, Tampopo is a narrative comedy with interstitial vignettes, all of which revolves around food— how it’s prepared and consumed; created and enjoyed; how it relates to life and death, bliss and pain, love and sex. Weird sex.
Devs is what the future of sci-fi needs to be: geeky, chaotic, mind bending, and fucked up.