I was originally planning on reviewing Castle in the Sky this week, as a way to celebrate its 35th anniversary. And while I do have HBOMax and could watch it at literally anytime - I decided to see it in the theater as part of GhibliFest. (Don’t worry I’m fully vaxxed.) But in a situation… Continue reading Don’t Hate Me For My Thoughts on “Howl’s Moving Castle.”
While Avatar: The Last Airbender deserves a lot of credit for getting me into animation...There is another piece of media that deserves to be mentioned. And considering it just celebrated its 20th anniversary this month, it seems like the right time to discuss Spirited Away. I first saw the movie when I was about 10… Continue reading In Celebration of the 20th Anniversary of”Spirited Away”
I wanted a cute film about music and found family, made in the traditional Ghibli way, and instead, I got Earwig and the Witch, which looks and reads like an early 2000s wannabe Disney straight-to-VHS mockbuster -designed to fool well-meaning grandparents or just something to keep kids quiet for an hour and a half. It’s… Continue reading “Earwig and the Witch” is aggressively mediocre
I’m back, bitches! I got a brand-spanking new and beautiful laptop. I also can’t believe how light and fast it is. I love it. I apologize for missing so many weeks but my nearly seven year old laptop finally decided to give out. I could barely do anything on it. Now, I don’t have an… Continue reading “A Whisker Away” is a sweet but bland tale.