Studio Ghibli

Only Yesterday review

Ryan Lambie Review
Jun 3, 2016

A 90s Studio Ghibli movie gets a release in UK cinemas. Ryan takes a look at Isao Takahata’s animated drama, Only Yesterday...

When Marnie Was There review

Ryan Lambie Review
May 27, 2016

Can When Marnie Was There end Studio Ghibli's filmmaking story on a high? Ryan takes a look at its latest animated feature...

When Marnie Was There: director-producer interview

Ryan Lambie Interview
May 31, 2016

As Studio Ghibli's latest and possibly final film When Marnie Was There arrives in the UK, we talk to its director and producer...

ThunderCats and the impact of Japanese animation on film

Ryan Lambie Feature
May 5, 2016

The ThunderCats opening, Ryan argues, is one of the best pieces of animation ever. Here's how it predates modern, CGI action scenes...

Why fewer studio films needn’t be a bad thing

Simon Brew Feature
Apr 14, 2016

Warner Bros is set to be the latest studio to gamble on fewer blockbuster movies. But there's a big silver lining, Simon argues...

Ni No Kuni 2: Revenant Kingdom announced, first trailer

Ryan Lambie Trailer
Dec 7, 2015

JRPG developer Level-5 has announced a sequel to its 2011 game Ni No Kuni. Here's the first trailer for Revenant Kingdom...

Peter Docter and Jonas Rivera interview: Inside Out, Studio Ghibli

Ryan Lambie Interview
Nov 20, 2015

The director and producer of Inside Out talk to us about their hit film, animation, Studio Ghibli and 20 years of Pixar...

Studio Ghibli: its final films, the future of 2D animation

Ryan Lambie Feature
Oct 7, 2015

When Marnie Was There will be Studio Ghibli's last feature. We look at Ghibli's final films and what they mean for the future of animation.

Bill Fagerbakke interview: SpongeBob, Starship Troopers, Statham

Simon Brew Interview
Aug 8, 2015

The voice of Patrick Star, Bill Fagerbakke, explains SpongeBob to us...

Animator makes stunning 3D tribute to Hayao Miyazaki

Ryan Lambie Viral Video
Jul 30, 2015

The films of Hayao Miyazaki, including Spirited Away, Ponyo and Princess Mononoke, are celebrated by a fellow animator's short film...