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                                                                きのうの愛 それは涙
                                                            やがて かわき 消えるの
                                                           あしたの愛 それはルフラン
*さよならの夏 Sayonara no Natsu
(“Summer of Goodbye”, theme song of From Up on Poppy Hill)

 16.071 days and counting…


Movie Review: From Up on Poppy Hill (2011)


Director: Gorō Miyazaki
Writers: Tetsurō Sayama (comic), Chizuru Takahashi (comic illustrator), Hayao Miyazaki and Keiko Niwa (screenwriters)
Release: 2011


Teenagers Umi and Shun fall in love as they work together to save their school clubhouse from demolition.   458 more words


4 On 1 Review: Your Mom Reads My Reviews

Blood (2012)

Two brothers (Paul Bettany, Stephen Graham), both policemen, try to keep the secret that they accidentally killed a murder suspect.

Based on the cast, I thought this looked pretty damn good. 454 more words


Review: From Up On Poppy Hill (Goro Miyazaki, 2011)

In case you didn’t know, I am a massive Studio Ghibli and anime fan, and in my opinion Spirited Away is the best animated film I have and ever will see. 630 more words

Movie Sunday

Went on a movie marathon today. I’m not really sure why I should be blogging about this, but I just felt like posting. Makes me sort of track which movies I’ve seen. 296 more words

Life And Times... And Rants

Movie of the week - From Up on Poppy Hill

The story is set in 1963 in Yokohama. Kokuriko Manor sits on a hill overlooking the harbour. A 16 year-old girl, Umi, lives in that house. 65 more words

Movies, TV & Documentaries

Studio Ghibli’s First TV Series

Goro Miyazaki, who is the son of famed director Hayao Miyazaki, will direct the new anime series called Ronia the Robber’s Daughter.  It will be based on the children’s book of the same name by Swedish author Astrid Lindgren.