By Gary Meyer From prehistoric cave drawings we can tell that the earliest women and men were storytellers.The tradition of sitting around a campfire telling scary tales surely started with them. Every culture has myths and folktales filled with otherworldly spirits and monsters. Homer and Shakespeare filled their works with the supernatural. In the mid […]


  JUZO ITAMI’S RAPTUROUS “RAMEN WESTERN” returns to U.S. screens for the first time in decades, in a new 4K restoration. The tale of an enigmatic band of ramen ronin who guide the widow of a noodle shop owner on her quest for the perfect recipe, Tampopo serves up a savory broth of culinary adventure […]

Who’s Oscar?

That is the question. Just “Who is Oscar?” Does the gold statue represent the people in the film industry or should the winners reflect the public’s interests? And “Whose Oscar is it?” The select few whose names are at the top of the credits or the thousands of people who work on these movies?