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Film Review: Never Ending Man: Hayao Miyazaki

“I’ve always done my best so I have no regrets” – Hayao Miyazaki

C7Jx7ZRVAAA4D8DA fascinating, albeit somewhat melancholy, insight into Hayao Miyazaki in later life. The documentary begins with a brief review of Miyazaki’s main oeuvre – clips in rapid succession from his feature length animations, the foundation on which his well-deserved reputation is founded after which is his public announcement of his retirement in 2013 at the age of 72. These two elements set the scene against which his later actions are Read more…

WIN Oblivion Island: Haruka And The Magic Mirror DVD

April 2, 2013 8 comments

Hooray! It’s competition time again!

Oblivion IslandMade by Production I.G, Oblivion Island: Haruka And The Magic Mirror is an action-packed fantasy adventure that sees high school girl Haruka magically transported to the titular island, whose colourful inhabitants collect humanity’s forgotten belongings.

A heart-warming fairytale packed with high-octane adventure and set in a lush fantasy world, Oblivion Island is a family-friendly film that evokes the works of Pixar and Studio Ghibli.

Oblivion Island: Haruka and the Magic Mirror comes to DVD and DVD & Blu-ray Combo pack on Read more…

Anime Weekend At BFI Southbank With Preview Of From Up On Poppy Hill

May 21, 2012 5 comments

The BFI Southbank is open to all!

Tickets: £10.00 – BFI members are entitled to a discount on all tickets.

From June 8 – 10 BFI Southbank will once again hold its biennial weekend showcasing the best in recent anime. Anime is comparatively new to Western audiences – although Read more…