Where to Start with Studio Ghibli

Where to Start with Studio Ghibli

With over 20 feature film releases to date, where do you start with Japanese animation powerhouse Studio Ghibli? Sam Sewell-Peterson offers our ultimate Ghibli guide.

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Howl’s Moving Castle (2004) Review

Howl’s Moving Castle (2004) Review

“Environmentalism, war and peace, pride and corruption, coming of age and redemption” – Hayao Miyazaki and Studio Ghibli’s animation ‘Howl’s Moving Castle’ (2004) reviewed by Sam Sewell-Peterson.

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My Neighbours the Yamadas (1999) Review

My Neighbours the Yamadas (1999) Review

Studio Ghibli’s first fully computer-animated feature, from lesser known Ghibli director Isao Takahata, is a unique though very different animated vision from Hayao Miyazaki’s. Sam Sewell-Peterson’s review.

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Arrietty (2010) Review

Arrietty (2010) Review

Studio Ghibli’s ‘Arrietty’ (‘The Secret World of Arrietty’ in the USA) is a film that captivates you from the first minute to the last. Sam Sewell-Peterson reviews Ghibli’s animated adaptation of “The Borrowers”.

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Porco Rosso (1992) Review

Porco Rosso (1992) Review

‘Expect an unexpectedly satirical edge’ to Hayao Miyazaki’s ‘Porco Rosso’ (1992), a strange diversion from the usual Studio Ghibli output. Review by Sam Sewell-Peterson.

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Bleach (2018) Review

Bleach (2018) Review

2018 live-action anime adaptation ‘Bleach’ from director Shinsuke Sato has been reviewed by Darcy Rae. Was it just another poor live-action adaptation or something more?

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Whitby Sci Fi & Comic Con Preview

Whitby Sci Fi & Comic Con Preview

The historical town of Whitby in North Yorkshire, UK, is getting its own Comic Con. Kat Lawson has written a preview of the event, here.

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The Big Family Preview

The Big Family Preview

Today’s BFI London Film Festival Preview from Kat Lawson focuses on the ‘Family’ strand of the festival. Read it here.

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