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The Kingdom of Dreams and Madness

Studio Ghibli has been bringing ‘alt’ kids movies to the world for over 30 years. It’s been the dominating alternative to Disney, offering odd, weird and wonderful stories, without the usual sprinkling of sugar coating that Disney offers. 795 more words


Would You Let Your 5-Year-Old Watch "The Killing Joke"?

Why is the Animation Age Ghetto still a thing?

The husband and I were looking for a cheap movie to pick up, and while browsing the kid-friendly films for something Disney, Pixar or ripoff, I found a decent chunk of DC Animated films, including… 137 more words


So, I'm in Japan. 1/22

I’m in Japan! The start of five months ahead of me studying Textile Design at Tama Art University, Tokyo (Tamabi). I’m going to try to blog each week with the goings-on around here. 241 more words


Live-action Kiki’s Delivery Service stage play coming to London this winter, report claims

Sounds like the U.K. is getting its second Studio Ghibli anime-based stage production, and very soon. 326 more words


Short story: Waiting for the Zephyr by Tobias S. Buckell, from the 2008 Wastelands anthology, edited by John Joseph Adams. Recommended.

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Only Yesterday - "An absolute triumph..."

Earlier this year, Studio Ghibli released When Marnie Was There. It was celebrated as the final film of the critically acclaimed animation house. But the re-release of… 603 more words

Film Review

Kiki’s Delivery Service (1989), Ponyo (2009), and the Weirdly Relaxed Plotting of Hayao Miyazaki Features

Although the animation medium he works in sometimes pigeonholes his accomplishments, Hayao Miyazaki is truly one of the masters of cinema, right up there with names like Bergman, Hitchcock, Kubrick, and Corman. 1,203 more words

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