Movie of the Year: 1985 Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters The Taste Buds discuss 1985’s most obscure movie, Mishima! Almost no one has heard of this movie. Outside of Japan most people don’t even know the incredible story of Yukio Mishima, the most famous Japanese author of his day, and his stranger-than-fiction life. Mishima…

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Movie of the Year 1988: Genreblast The Taste Budz–and two of their favorites from the Unnatural 20s podcast–have genre fever and the only prescription is more genre. That can’t be right. Why would genres cure genre fever? If anything they probably cause it, right? I bet the real prescription would be something like antibiotics. I…

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Movie of the Year 1988: Die Hard The Taste Buds are tackling the number one seed for 1988 on this week’s episode: Die Hard. Yipee-ki-yay, friends and neighbors. This movie is many things to many people, but I am going to get this out of the way right at the top: yes Die Hard is…

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