A gorgeous, yet blundering, adventure, Studio Ponoc’s ‘Mary and the Witch’s Flower’ fumbles in finding its own authentic voice in Ghibli’s wake.
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G Clark examines the narrative structure and universal appeal of Hayao Miyazaki’s ‘My Neighbor Totoro,’ the perfect family film.
G Clark starts the first in a series on animated films with ‘Pom Poko,’ a brilliant family film from Studio Ghibli’s other great director, Isao Takahata.
Happy Thanksgiving! The Film Misery writers celebrate by preading love for Netflix, Television, Criterion, ‘Star Trek’, Studio Ghibli and Greta Gerwig.
In a banner year for Studio Ghibli, a trailer for veteran animator Isao Takahata’s ‘The Tale of Princess Kaguya’ stuns in sublime simplicity.
‘The Wind Rises’ is a lovely conclusion for Hayao Miyazaki, as wistfully filled with worldly wonder as it is with wartime questions of morality.
The sad news that master animator Hayao Miyazaki is retiring comes timed with the delighted reaction to his final film, ‘The Wind Rises’!
Soberly somber, but briskly adventurous, ‘From Up on Poppy Hill’ finds jazzy low-key magic in an otherwise earthbound romance.
This week’s DVD and Blu-Ray releases include offerings from Criterion, Warner Bros, Ghibli, some über-amusing horror flicks, and ALL THE TARANTINO.
The titles most worth getting excited for come from genres like animation, horror and action. Plus, a Film Misery favorite is now a Criterion film.
With the release of ‘The Secret World of Arrietty’ this past weekend, we rank the films of venerable animation studio from worst to best.
‘The Secret World of Arrietty’ may be a lesser effort from Studio Ghibli, but that doesn’t mean it won’t charm your socks off.