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"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

BBC Oxford reviews, 25th May reviews.

Please click the link above to listen to my BBC Oxford reviews, broadcast 25th May. I review the films Pirates of The Caribbean: Salazar’s Revenge, Baywatch and The Red Turtle, as well as looking at the UK Box Office.

James Luxford

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

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


Picturehouse Podcast: Michael Dudok de Wit on The Red Turtle

Oscar-winning writer and director Michael Dudok de Wit drops by to talk about his award-winning Studio Ghibli produced feature animation The Red Turtle, in cinemas from 26 May.  152 more words


A writer reading aka their happy place.

I haven’t been reading much this year, just a novel here and there. I know, I know, a writer not reading is like an astronomer not looking at the stars. 475 more words

A Writer's Life

The Red Turtle, Silence is Golden

The Red Turtle comes with the pressure of having the name Studio Ghibli attached to its production, even if it’s only as a co-producer ( 502 more words