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New York Asian 2016 Review: CREEPY, A Master Heads in a New Direction

Creepy has been touted as Kiyoshi Kurosawa's "return" to horror, but it feels, in its own right, like a new departure for the director. Where vintage Kurosawa fare was vague, mysterious, and mournful, Creepy is bracing, black-humored, and overt. A...

UPDATED: Studio Ghibli Stops Making Films...Temporarily

UPDATE: Since news first broke earlier today, more accurate translations of Suzuki Toshio's comments have now surfaced. The veteran Studio Ghibli producer talked about "big changes in all aspects of our operations" which could include a "short break" by the...

Hey Australia! Win Tickets To See Miyazaki Hayao's THE WIND RISES In Cinemas!

To celebrate the release of Miyazaki Hayao's latest (and perhaps last) film The Wind Rises in Australian cinemas, Madman Entertainment is giving you the chance to win one of five double passes to see it on the big screen. For a...

AnarchyVision: Jason Gorber Talks POMPEII, 3 DAYS TO KILL, TIM'S VERMEER And THE WIND RISES

Kind of a dreary week, with the Pompeii failing to erupt and 3 Days To Kill a different kind of disaster. The Wind Rises hits theatres more widely, and while some adore this (last?) film by Myazaki I found it...

Review: THE WIND RISES Flies Into Fantasy, While Bound To Reality

Anticipation levels are always high with the release of a new Studio Ghibili movie, and even higher when the director and writer is the father of the company and man behind its best works, Miyazaki Hayao. While Miyazaki's previous two...

IMAGINE 2014 Promises THE RAID 2, THE WIND RISES And More

Come April 8th, the 2014 edition of Imagine begins, Amsterdam's annual genre film festival. This week the festival's website revealed the first few titles, and an impressive shortlist it is! First up: The Raid 2, which is much anticipated in...

Atrocity, Art, And Miyazaki's THE WIND RISES

Even as it was earning the Best Animated feature accolade from the Boston Film Critics Society over the weekend, The Wind Rises continued to be dogged by the same controversy which has trailed it since its release back in Japan....

North American Trailer for THE WIND RISES Leaves Us Adrift

The North American trailer for Miyazaki Hayao's "Farewell Masterpiece," The Wind Rises spends a lot of time telling you to see it, rather than truly showing you much: images with little context or explanation, with the dialogue silenced. This is...

Confirmed - Miyazaki's Final Film THE WIND RISES Acquired By Madman Entertainment

Well this is a relief, although not a huge surprise. Madman Entertainment have confirmed acquisition of Studio Ghibli and Hayao Miyazaki's film The Wind Rises for Australia and New Zealand. Check out Christopher's review here.The Wind Rises follows the story...

Venice 2013: Miyazaki Hayao Officially To Retire!

Studio Ghibli president Hoshino Koji just officially announced the retirement of master animation director Miyazaki Hayao, whose latest feature Kaze Tachinu (The Wind Rises) is screening in competition at the Lido. The announcement was made today at the Venice Film...

Review: Miyazaki's THE WIND RISES (KAZE TACHINU), A Stunning, Somber Work

Anticipation levels are always high with the release of a new Studio Ghibili movie, and even higher when the director and writer is the father of the company and man behind its best works, Miyazaki Hayao. While Miyazaki's previous two...

Amazing 4-Minute Trailer For Miyazaki Hayao's THE WIND RISES (KAZE TACHINU)!

It has been a long 5 years since Master animator Miyazaki Hayao's last film Ponyo was released. The very exciting news for all his fans and lovers of animated films in general is of course the release of his new...

Giant Studio Ghibli Murals Unveiled In Japanese Theaters Today!

Ahead of the upcoming releases of Miyazaki Hayao's Kaze Tachinu (The Wind Rises) on July 20 and Takahata Isao's Kaguya-hime no Monogatari (The Tale of Princess Kaguya) this fall, giant murals (pictured above and as a bigger version in the gallery below) have been...

Watch The First Teaser For Miyazaki's THE WIND RISES (KAZE TACHINU)

Master animator Miyazaki Hayao returns to Japanese screens this year with his latest offering for Studio Ghibli, The Wind Rises (Kaze Tachinu) indulging his long standing love for flying by telling the story of Horikoshi Jiro (voiced by Neon Genesis...

New Poster For THE WIND RISES Offers First Close-up Look At Its Main Character

As anime fans around the world start counting down to July 20, the date of the release of Miyazaki Hayao's new film The Wind Rises (Kaze Tachinu) in Japan, Studio Ghibli is busy releasing teaser posters to whet our appetite. Another...

Updated: Fresh Images From Miyazaki's THE WIND RISES (KAZE TACHINU)

Updated the gallery with new large, clean images of two of the film's posters, and we should be getting two more within the next 24 hours!Great news everyone! This summer the latest work from genius animation director Miyazaki Hayao, The...

Miyazaki Hayao and EVANGELION Director Anno Hideaki Have Been Collaborating on KAZE TACHINU

Very few people would have expected this news. The official website for Miyazaki Hayao's new film Kaze Tachinu (The Wind Rises) has just made the surprise announcement that Anno Hideaki, director of Neon Genesis Evangelion, is providing the voice of...

First Poster For Miyazaki Hayao's THE WIND RISES (KAZE TACHINU)

Though people have known it was coming for a while now Studio Ghibli have made it official, formally announcing Miyazaki Hayao's The Wind Rises (Kaze Tachinu) while also unveiling the first poster art. Based on his own screenplay - which...