The trailers for: "Jiro Dreams of Sushi" "Brooklyn Castle" "Man on Wire" "Tracks" "Life Itself" "Maidentrip" "Searching for Sugar Man" "The Jinx: The Life and Deaths of Robert Durst" "Catfish" "Happy People: A Year in the Taiga"
There’s so much more than ramen. (But there’s a lot of ramen.) Tokyo is the food paradise that every city hopes to become: where Jiro dreams of sushi, where ramen demands noisy slurping, where cocktails taste best 40 floors above the ground. Show More Summary
Like everyone, I watched the documentary Jiro Dreams of Sushi, and wondered what it might be like to taste Jiro Ono’s food at his subterranean restaurant in Tokyo’s Ginza district. I tried everything to get a reservation. I got Japanese friends to call, but they were repeatedly told the 10-seat restaurant was fully booked. Show More Summary
"La La Land? Never heard of it."
A trailer for Kadi, the style of which can only be described as Jiro Dreams of Sushi but cats, landed today showcasing the seven cat subjects.
What’s it like eating at Sukiyabashi Jiro: Where “Jiro Dreams of Sushi” was filmed? Last year I was able to take an incredible trip around the world. The final stop on the trip was Tokyo. We used points to stay at the Ritz ( which was...Show More Summary
Before there was 'Big Night,' 'Babette’s Feast,' or 'Jiro Dreams of Sushi'—or 'MasterChef' or 'Iron Chef' or 'Top Chef,' for that matter—there was 'Tampopo.'
Think of the movies you’ve seen that have made you soooo hungry: Babette’s Feast, Big Night, Jiro Dreams of Sushi. Before them all came Tampopo, Juzo Itami’s 1985 comedy about all the ways food activates our senses and inflames our desires. Show More Summary
I watched the movie "Jiro Dreams of Sushi" for a second time. The film focuses mainly on Jiro Ono, a now 90-year old sushi chef in Tokyo who has received the rare and coveted Michelin 3-star rating for his restaurant. The film reminds me of Lean thinking, especially the drive for Kaizen, or continuous improvement.
These are boom times for lovers of beautiful documentaries about tremendously talented, existentially enlightened chefs. The phenomenon gained steam with the worldwide success of Jiro Dreams of Sushi, which spun off the Chef’s TableShow More Summary
Daisuke Nakazawa took the skills he learned as an apprentice at Sukibayashi Jiro (of 'Jiro Dream of Sushi' fame) and opened the acclaimed NYC sushi spot, Sushi Nakazawa.
IFC's 'Documentary Now!' parodies the acclaimed sushi film
Jiro Ono, the subject of critically acclaimed documentary Jiro Dreams of Sushi, has created a new culinary guidebook for lovers of Japanese cuisine. Sushi: Jiro Gastronomy is a unique new culinary guidebook that presents an extraordinary...Show More Summary
Season 2 will take on 'The War Room,' 'Salesman,' 'Jiro Dreams of Sushi,' and more. Continue reading…
'Documentary Now!' returns to IFC in September One of the best films to captivate the food world in recent years has been Jiro Dreams of Sushi. The documentary, which follows 85-year old sushi chef Jiro Ono of Tokyo's three MichelinShow More Summary
Video: If you haven’t seen the documentary Jiro Dreams of Sushi yet, it’s a fascinating look at the man behind the best sushi restaurant in the world, Jiro Ono, and his obsessive drive to continue to improve his craft, and stay one step ahead of the machines that might one day steal his job. Although he probably doesn’t know about his robot rivals yet. More »
The two-part season two episode will join parodies of 'Jiro Dreams of Sushi' and the 1993 political documentary 'The War Room.' read more
Chef's Table, the excellent Netflix show by filmmaker David Gelb (Jiro Dreams of Sushi), which I like to think of as Other Chefs Dreams of Other Foods, is coming back with three additional seasons. "The idea was to do a series about chefs with a really cinematic quality." As Gelb has said before, the BBC's Planet Earth was his visual inspiration. Show More Summary
Netflix, in the TV-development analogue of this scene in Spirited Away, has renewed David Gelb's (Jiro Dreams of Sushi) food-porn documentary Chef's Table for three more seasons. The show will continue to make you feel like a hungry, incompetent gopher-human when its new six-episode second installment premieres on May 27. Another four-episode, French-chef-focused... More »
Filmmaker David Gelb on his vision for the show Chef's Table, the critically acclaimed show created by filmmaker David Gelb (Jiro Dreams of Sushi) is coming back to Netflix this spring. The digital network will release 16 new episodes...Show More Summary