This review was originally posted on November 22, 2021. I had a busy week and didn't want to leave you with nothing, so I figured bringing back an oldie would suffice. I was originally planning on reviewing Castle in the Sky this week, as a way to celebrate its 35th anniversary. And while I do… 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.
Princess Mononoke is a tragic tale about a young prince named Ashitaka who finds himself embroiled in a bitter battle between humans and spirits. The film was directed by Hayao Miyazaki through Studio Ghibli in 1997. Forced to leave his people after being curse, Ashitaka travels west to find a cure from the Deer God.… Continue reading Princess Mononoke: a tragic tale of revenge