Tagged: hiromasa yonebayashi (animation)
Studio Ponoc continues to astonish with second trailer of the fantasy adventure, Mary and the Witch’s Flower (メアリと魔女の花).
After being cursed by a spiteful old witch, a plain and shy young woman seeks refuge in a walking castle belonging to an enigmatic wizard named Howl.
Like any year, the YAM Magazine team got together (on our very secret Facebook group) and did our usual round of voting, movies went up and down and we managed to make a clean Top30 list.
There are a lot of movie all over the world, some left in distribution limbo, some others left unsubtitled, so this is my attempt at making some sort of comprehensive list of what I thought was great… with some surprises, like last year.
2014 movies then and now.
A look at the animation of the past five years.
The event of the week is the beginning of the Shanghai International Film Festival, starting on June 16th and ending the 24th, showcasing a broad variety of films… including A LOT of Japanese films in its different programs.
With Spirited Away, Hayao Miyazaki reminds audiences that he is a true master of animated film by providing realistic characters and an interesting story that truly enchants viewers.
Hayao Miyazaki has given girls from around the world heroes they can look up to. Princesses that ROCK so much because they hunt, fly on gliders and save people. They are real people who play opposite their male counterparts in their films, and are not merely there to look pretty.
Human beings and nature Gods must deal in a battle to save or destroy the forrest.