Posts Tagged ‘studio ghibli’

The Simpsons celebrate the work of Miyazaki & Studio Ghibli

by Becca Harperon 11/01/2014
The Simpsons have been on air a long time – I recently read that has Bart aged normally, by now he would be 34 which is quite a scary thought. In order to keep the show as fresh the makers have, through the years, included nods to our many a cultural icon.  Back in October […]

Breaking News – Hayao Miyazaki to retire

by Michael Doddon 01/09/2013
 Reporters at the Venice Film Festival were left reeling today when Studio Ghibli  president, Koji Hoshino, announced that the iconic director Hayao Miyazaki will be  retiring. His most recent film The Wind Rises, which is currently screening at the festival, will apparently be his final project.   The legendary filmmaker has earned a special place in the […]

Geeks on Film: 29/03/13

by Hani Fearonon 30/03/2013
This week we look at some new posters for Kick-Ass 2 and The World’s End and plans for a Deadpool movie. We’ve also got information on new release The Host, I’ll introduce Geeks in TV and tell you why I’m excited about Film Four’s current Studio Ghibli Season. This Week’s Top Stories We start this […]

A Beginner’s Guide to Anime and Manga

by MrBoxChatteron 29/03/2013
‘Big eyes, big boobs’. This may be the response you get when ‘anime’ or ‘manga’ is mentioned to the uninitiated. Either that or a look of utter bewilderment. For Western audiences animation and comics have always been deemed far lesser formats than live-action and novels. When compared to our most popular producers like Disney and Marvel, […]