Spirited Away

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...

Hayao Miyazaki to continue making short animated films

Ryan Lambie News
Nov 10, 2014

He may have retired from feature filmmaking, but Hayao Miyazaki's pledged to carry on making animated shorts for the foreseeable future...

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...

25 hidden subtexts in family movies

Nick Horton Odd List
Apr 24, 2014

Family movies are just wholesome, innocent, politics-free entertainment, right? Well, no. Not at all, in fact...

Watch The Simpsons' tribute to Studio Ghibli

Ryan Lambie Viral Video
Jan 10, 2014

The Simpsons pays tribute to animator Hayao Miyazaki and Studio Ghibli in its next episode. Take a look at the preview video within...

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...

A brief history of dragons in cinema

Duncan Bowles News
Mar 24, 2011

As Age Of The Dragons arrives on DVD and Blu-ray, Duncan takes a look at the history of dragons in the movies…

Top 10 Studio Ghibli movies

Studio Ghibli films
Ryan Lambie Top 10
May 26, 2010

With Hayao Miyazaki’s Studio Ghibli reaching its quarter century this year, we salute its ten best animated features…