Howl's Moving Castle

Hayao Miyazaki to receive an honorary Oscar

Ryan Lambie News Aug 29, 2014

The now retired Studio Ghibli founder and animation genius Hayao Miyazaki is to receive an honorary gong at this year's Academy Awards...

11 unforgettable Hayao Miyazaki action moments

Ryan Lambie Odd List May 16, 2014

With Hayao Miyazaki's The Wind Rises in UK cinemas now, Ryan chooses 11 unforgettable action scenes from the director's feature films...

On Hayao Miyazaki's feature film retirement

Ryan Lambie Feature Sep 2, 2013

As Hayao Miyazaki announces that he's to retire from feature filmmaking, we look back at his legacy, and what it means for animation...

10 spectacular Studio Ghibli flying sequences

Ryan Lambie Top 10 Aug 19, 2013

Flying scenes are a staple of Studio Ghibli's feature films. Ryan provides a run-down of some of the most spectacular...

Den Of Geek's Studio Ghibli readers' screening: vote for your fave film

Ryan Lambie Feature Aug 2, 2013

We're putting on a special Studio Ghibli screening later this month. And you have the chance to vote for the film you'd most like to see...

Remembering Jean Simmons

Aliya Whiteley Feature May 2, 2013

One of the UK's finest actresses, Jean Simmons starred in some classic movies. Aliya looks back at her life and work...

10 great incidental Studio Ghibli characters

Ryan Lambie Top 10 Jun 27, 2012

With Howl's Moving Castle out on Blu-ray, we take a look back over Studio Ghibli's greatest incidental characters...

World Cinema: Box office gold

N P News Nov 24, 2010

Domestic grosses often make headlines in the US, but how important is a film's success overseas? Very, as Nick explains...