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Castle in the Sky (1986)

CULT – 1

Verdict – 4/4

Pros –

1) Another gem from Studio Ghibli with it’s trademark elements of fantasy, music ,female protagonist and cyberpunk machines. 34 more words


"Ashitaka and San" (Joe Hisaishi)

There’s something comforting about the deliberate pace and quiet build of “Ashitaka and San,” a stand-out instrumental piece from Princess Mononoke, a fantasy epic about the constant struggle between man and nature. 265 more words

Song Reviews

Recent acquisitions 26:05:2017

To whet your appetite for future modelling projects, here’s what I have lined up for the next couple of months (subject to caprice and bloodymindedness): 601 more words

Spirited Away Review : A Coming-of-age (Week) Among the Spirits

“Spirited Away” is a 2001 animated film directed by Hayao Miyazaki. It is critically acclaimed as one of the best, if not the best-animated film of all-time. 530 more words


Anime critic thinks Miyazaki may be unable to fill Ghibli talent void quickly enough for new film

Says Hayao Miyazaki’s fabled anime studio has dismissed roughly 200 animators during its cool-down period. 469 more words


My Neighbor Totoro: Big, Fluffy Fun for the Family

Back again for another dive into the ethereal, breathtaking world of Hayao Miyazaki’s animation. This time, I’m finally getting into one of his classics. One of the most popular films in his collection, and the one that gave Studio Ghibli its big furry mascot. 535 more words

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