THE TALE OF PRINCESS KAGUYA Trailer

     September 22, 2014

The latest effort from Studio Ghibli and writer-director Isao Takahata, The Tale of Princess Kaguya, boasts a beautiful animation style that’s all too uncommon in recent years, and befits the film’s story inspired by one of Japan’s most beloved folktales. …

THE TALE OF PRINCESS KAGUYA Review | TIFF 2014

     September 4, 2014

Studio Ghibli’s films have always embraced the connection between nature and magic, and The Tale of Princess Kaguya continues this tradition in fine form.  Writer-director Isao Takahata, who also co-founded Studio Ghibli, breaks from the company’s familiar animation style to …

U.S. Trailer for Hayao Miyazaki’s THE WIND RISES

     November 18, 2013

The U.S. trailer for filmmaker Hayao Miyazaki’s new—and possibly final—Studio Ghibli film The Wind Rises has been released online.  The movie centers on Jiro Horikoshi, the man who designed the Zero Fighter used by Japanese pilots in World War II, and examines …