Miyazaki

  • Princess Mononoke impresses with an impeccable Collector's Edition [Review] 1

    Princess Mononoke impresses with an impeccable Collector’s Edition [Review]

    Princess Mononoke gets a stellar Collector’s Edition release from GKIDS and Shout Factory. When you pick up the over-size set, you’ll wonder what lead to the additional girth. That would be the 40 page book and CD soundtrack stuffed into the mix. Some might cry about having to listen...
  • SPIRITED AWAY 4

    SPIRITED AWAY

    ”Spirited Away” has aged insanely well and produced interesting theories over the last 13 years. That being said, there’s one theory that continues to color my view of the film. Chihiro is abandoned by her parents and left at a bath house. The evil old Witch...
  • CAT RETURNS, THE 6

    CAT RETURNS, THE

    ”The Cat Returns” is about a young woman becoming betrothed to the Prince of Cats after saving him from a speeding vehicle. While the young woman faces a life of becoming Cat Royalty, she has to learn what matters to her. The film is a companion...
  • PORCO ROSSO 8

    PORCO ROSSO

    THE PLOT THUS FAR The adventures of “Porco Rosso”, a veteran WW1 pilot in 1930s Italy, who has been cursed to look like an anthropomorphic pig. WHAT WE THOUGHT “Porco Rosso” is the film that turned me into a Miyazaki fan. So many people will blow smoke at Nausicaa,...
  • KINGDOM OF DREAMS AND MADNESS, THE 10

    KINGDOM OF DREAMS AND MADNESS, THE

    THE PLOT THUS FAR About Hayao Miyazaki’s life and Studio Ghibli. WHAT WE THOUGHT “The Kingdom of Dreams and Madness” is about the race for the Studio to finish “The Wind Rises” and “The Tale of the Princess Kaguya”. Miyazaki and Takahata are shown to be great friends that...