Directed by Hiromasa Yonebayashi, "When Marnie Was There" lacks the whimsy and inventiveness of so many Studio Ghibli favorites.
Lonely girl makes odd new friend in this possible swan song from Miyazaki's legendary studio
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It’s impossible to watch “When Marnie Was There” and not consider it as something of an elegy for Studio Ghibli. This tender, earnest melodrama will be the last film from he legendary animation studio for the foreseeable future, and its themes of friendship, fantasy, and a quest for emotional strength fit snugly in the Ghibli canon. Show More Summary
"When Marnie Was There," the delicate, evocative new Japanese animated film from Studio Ghibli, does not fall neatly into any conventional narrative category. But that doesn't get in the way of it being visually spectacular.
An animated film by a French creative design student is knocking the socks off Studio Ghibli fans. Read the rest
This 8-bit tribute to the greatest Studio Ghibli movie transforms the magic of Miyazaki into pixels. Read the rest
Ohhhhh my goodness this is gorgeous!! If you love animation, or Miyazaki, or Studio Ghibli, or Syd Mead, or anything like that, this is a must watch. There is a short pitch video/trailer going around the web that has earned quite a bit...Show More Summary
This week the film that may be the final Studio Ghibli feature opens in limited US release. When Marnie Was There is from director Hiromasa Yonebayashi, and tells the story of Anna, voiced here by Hailee Steinfeld, who is sent off to spend the summer with relatives of her foster mother. Show More Summary
Images courtesy the artist If I were born in the 1800's, I like to think I'd be a cowboy or an explorer or the inventor the Tesla Coil (Mufson Coil has a nice ring to it, no?), but if beloved animator Hayao Miyazaki was born a half century earlier, he might have been a wood printer in the vein of shin-hanga print artist Kawase Hasui. Show More Summary
Recommended if you're a fan of Studio Ghibli. Read more...
Amazon’s got a nice little collection of Studio Ghibli Blu-rays marked down to $20 today, which in several cases here is actually the lowest Read more...
Look. At. That. A Robot from Castle in the Sky walking around the streets of Osaka. Read more...
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Since 1985, Studio Ghibli has produced the most consistently magical and iconic slate of any movie studio on the planet. Their name has become a globally...
CineFix has released a new episode of 8-Bit Cinema (previously) that retells Hayao Miyazaki and Studio Ghibli‘s 2001 animated fantasy film Spirited Away as an 8-bit animated video game. It was written and animated by David Dutton of Dutton Films with music by Henry Dutton.
Disney and Pixar aren’t the only animation studios that have hidden Easter eggs that reference the rest of their creations in their movies: Hayao Miyazaki and Studio Ghibli have also been doing it for decades. In a new short video, Movie Munchies uncovers many of them. Show More Summary
Including Easter eggs from My Neighbor Totoro and Howl's Moving Castle
Hayao Miyazaki may have retired from filmmaking with The Wind Rises and his animation group Studio Ghibli may be done as well with the release of When Marnie Was There, but he has left behind a grand legacy of fantastical features. Miyazaki...Show More Summary
Many Studio Ghibli movies have easter eggs, which probably slip by most viewers. Don’t be “most viewers” and see what you might’ve have missed. Read more...