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Eureka Unveils FROM CALIGARI TO HITLER, CREEPY, VARIETÉ and More for January

One of our favourite distributors, Eureka! Entertainment, has announced its January slate of home releases, and as usual it boasts an eclectic and enticing range of diverse titles from around the world. Five new titles were announced, three of which...

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...

Check These Insane Studio Ghibli Releases From Madman

(OK, that title was meant as a pun of sorts, as these are some of the sanest editions I've ever seen...) Is there any film studio in the world who can match Studio Ghibli's stellar track record? Maybe not,...

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...

Imagine 2014: What The Audiences Like Best

(Amsterdam audiences can famously not be argued with, so let's just see what they liked best!) This year's Imagine Film Festival Amsterdam had an extraordinary fine line-up of genre movies, resulting in an audience appreciation which was considerably higher than...

Cineteca Nacional's Muestra 56 Lineup: THE GRAND BUDAPEST HOTEL, THE WIND RISES, NYMPHOMANIAC, And More

Cineteca Nacional announced the rather surprising decision of returning to a former format for its most important film event, the Muestra International de Cine (International Showing of Cinema). Now we will have two Muestras in the year, one in spring...

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...

FICUNAM 2014 News: Full Lineup Revealed, With Miyazaki's THE WIND RISES As Opening Film

The lineup of FICUNAM 2014 is ready and things will kick off on February 27 with the Mexican premiere of one of the most anticipated films of the year: the final feature by animation master Miyazaki Hayao, The Wind Rises....

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 Dispatch, Day Four: Everybody Wants To Be (Or Do) Xavier Dolan. And Let's Piss Off Miyazaki Fans

Welcome back to the Venice Film Festival. We're exactly at half fest, and maybe, just maybe, some potential winners are starting to emerge from the main competition.....

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...

Nine New Images From Ghibli's TALE OF THE BAMBOO CUTTER

This is a big year for Japan's famed animation house Studio Ghibli, with new features primed from both of the studio founders Miyazaki Hayao and Takahata Isao. Miyazaki's effort - The Wind Rises - is already out in Japanese theaters,...

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...