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Review: "Kiki's Delivery Service" Blu-ray - One of Miyazaki's Best Has Never Looked Better

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The films also look absolutely gorgeous, better than any time since the original theatrical release. Studio Ghibli is certainly not known for producing bad animation, and Kiki’s Delivery Service is no exception. You could frame almost any cell as a painting. It may not have the absolute precision of a current production, but that may […]

Review: "Princess Mononoke" Blu-ray - The Indispensable Mythic Movie

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Rarely has the wait for high definition treatment been longer and more worthwhile than for Princess Mononoke. This is the most distinct film in Hayao Miyazaki’s illustrious oeuvre, and surely a contender for his very greatest if only because of the many layers there are to it. It is an epic quest, a tale of […]

Studio Ghibli Documentary "The Kingdom of Dreams and Madness" Theatrical Release on November 28, 2014

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GKIDS ANNOUNCES RELEASE DATE FOR STUDIO GHIBLI DOCUMENTARY THE KINGDOM OF DREAMS AND MADNESS OPENING THEATRICALLY NOVEMBER 28 AT NEW YORK’S IFC CENTER FOLLOWED BY DIGITAL RELEASE DECEMBER 9, 2014 NEW YORK (November 19, 2014) – GKIDS, the distributor of award-winning animation for both adult and family audiences, will release THE KINGDOM OF DREAMS AND […]

Review: "The Wind Rises" Blu-ray - A Beautiful Mind

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When he was young, Hayao Miyazaki would spend his childhood days in his father’s factory, a manufacturer of war plane parts. Fascinated by the intricate design of the flying machines, Miyazaki would carry his lifelong obsession with them for decades to come, tellingly incorporating flight prominently into his films. The Wind Rises feels like a […]

CLIP: "Kiki's Delivery Service," "Princess Mononoke," "The Wind Rises" Blu-rays Coming November 18, 2014

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Details for Studio Ghibli's "Princess Mononoke", "Kiki's Delivery Service", "The Wind Rises" on Disney Blu-ray

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Witness the majesty of celebrated animated film director Hayao Miyazaki’s masterpiece, ‘Princess Mononoke,’ for the first time ever on Blu-ray High Definition. This exquisitely animated, critically acclaimed adventure from one of the most illustrious filmmakers of all time is now even more spectacular with dazzling HD picture and sound! Inflicted with a deadly curse, a […]

"The Tale of the Princess Kaguya" to Open October 17, 2014

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*** OPENING DAY ANNOUNCEMENT *** “A masterpiece!” – Le Monde “Brilliant! Stunning!” – IndieWire “A visionary tour-de-force!” – Variety “As beautiful and imaginative as anything Studio Ghibli has created!” – Telegraph GKIDS SETS OPENINGS FOR STUDIO GHIBLI’S LATEST FILM FROM LEGENDARY DIRECTOR ISAO TAKAHATA THE TALE OF THE PRINCESS KAGUYA OCT. 17 IN NEW YORK, […]

The Tale Of Princess Kaguya Trailer

The Tale Of Princess Kaguya Trailer

The trailer for “The Tale of Princess Kaguya” [release date: October 17, 2014] in what may or may not be Studio Ghibli’s last gasp at feature filmmaking…

It’s Official – Studio Ghibli Feature Films On Hiatus

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As expected, Studio Ghibli made the announcement that they will be putting their feature film producing on temporary hiatus while concentrating on “restructuring and rebuilding” the famed animation studio. The high cost of the animation production process combined with the Studio Ghibli’s tradition of relying on its own workforce rather than sub-contracting studio work has […]

Is Studio Ghibli On The Cusp Of Calling It Quits?

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With Hayao Miyazaki’s retirement and Toshio Suzuki’s move from film producer to general manager within the studio, rumors have surfaced in Japan that the venerable anime studio may be moving from producing feature films to merely managing their anime assets or creating television productions. Miyazaki’s retirement combined with Suzuki’s change of focus and the exorbitant […]

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