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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Kiki’s Delivery Service (1989) Review

Kiki’s Delivery Service (1989) Review

Studio Ghibli anime feature ‘Kiki’s Delivery Service’, written and directed by the legendary Hayao Miyazaki, is “beautiful to look at”, “a hugely relatable coming-of-age film”. Sam Sewell-Peterson reviews.

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Record ‘Irishman’ Numbers, Malick Movie Screened at Vatican, Awards for Kathleen Kennedy, Helen Mirren, More

Record ‘Irishman’ Numbers, Malick Movie Screened at Vatican, Awards for Kathleen Kennedy, Helen Mirren, More

All of the biggest movie news from this week collated and presented in this easy to digest article from Joseph Wade.

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A Legend Honoured, Plus Updates on ‘The Batman’, New David Fincher Movie, New Robert Eggers Film, More

A Legend Honoured, Plus Updates on ‘The Batman’, New David Fincher Movie, New Robert Eggers Film, More

Over 20 major movie news stories, from casting on ‘The Batman’ to news on the new film studio in London, right through to the honouring of a legend, inside.

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The Animation Race 2019

The Animation Race 2019

The five nominees for the 2019 Oscar for Animated Feature are summarised and analysed by Rebecca Seghini in this, the Animation Race 2019.

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The Animation Race 2017

The Animation Race 2017

What you need to know about each of this year’s Best Animated Film nominees from the 2017 Oscars, in ‘The Animation Race’ from Rebecca Seghini.

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