Studio Ghibli

Song Of The Sea: how an animated treat was made

Ryan Lambie Feature Jul 6, 2015

We look at how director Tomm Moore created the Oscar-nominated animation Song Of The Sea, and how the Irish landscape inspired it...

Why you should play Ori And The Blind Forest

Simon Gilbert Feature Apr 9, 2015

One of the best platformers of recent years? Quite possibly. Simon explains why you should play Ori And The Blind Forest...

The shows & films that made Britain fall in love with anime

Ryan Lambie Feature Mar 25, 2015

From Marine Boy and Thundercats to Cities Of Gold and Akira, we look at the TV shows and movies that introduced the UK to Japanese anime

Gillian Anderson interview: Robot Overlords, sci-fi, Ghibli

Simon Brew Interview Mar 23, 2015

With Robot Overlords out in cinemas this week, Gillian Anderson chats to us about family movies, sci-fi, and her love of Studio Ghibli.

Isao Takahata's contribution to Studio Ghibli

Ryan Lambie Feature Mar 20, 2015

As The Tale Of The Princess Kaguya arrives in UK cinemas, Ryan pays tribute to director Isao Takahata's vital contribution to Studio Ghibli.

Isao Takahata interview: The Tale Of The Princess Kaguya

Ryan Lambie Interview Mar 17, 2015

Animator Isao Takahata's latest and possibly final film, The Tale Of The Princess Kaguya, is out this week. He talks about its making.

The Tale Of The Princess Kaguya review

Ryan Lambie Review Mar 16, 2015

From the director of Grave Of The Fireflies comes The Tale Of The Princess Kaguya. Ryan reviews an instant Studio Ghibli classic...

The LEGO Movie, Oscar snubs, and what matters

Simon Brew Feature Jan 20, 2015

The LEGO Movie has earned prizes far beyond an Oscar nomination. But the snub still hurts...

Hayao Miyazaki's path to Studio Ghibli

Ryan Lambie Feature Dec 8, 2014

As the Hayao Miyazaki Complete Collection arrives on Blu-ray, we look at the legendary animator's rise to international success...

In praise of cinema kids' club screenings

Simon Brew Feature Nov 24, 2014

Taking kids to the cinema can be a fraught experience, but kids' clubs make things easier. Simon's a fan...

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