Feb 052014
2014 Oscar Prediction: Best Animated Feature

The past year was generally a pretty good year for animated films. Epic, Monsters University, and Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2 were all fine entertainment, reasonably well liked by critics, financially successful – and none of them made the cut for Oscar nominations. Of the films that did make it on to the [Read more…]

Dec 102013
Top Ten Non-Miyazaki Anime

If you do a search online for the top anime (Japanese animation) films, either for kids or adults, most of the lists you’ll find will be loaded heavily with the work of Hayao Miyazaki. He dominates best of anime lists the way the Beatles own the top ten on Rolling Stone’s 500 Greatest Albums of [Read more…]

Nov 152013
Top Ten Hayao Miyazaki Films

After looking through this site for a little while you might well ask yourself, why all the Miyazaki? If you’re an anime fan, you might ask yourself, why all the Miyazaki? (Implying that there is a whole lot more available, and you would be right.) The answer to both is essentially the same – in [Read more…]

Oct 052012
Kiki's Delivery Service - Parent Content Review

Title: Kiki’s Delivery Service Summary: When a witch turns 13 she traditionally sets off to find her talent. Our protagonist, Kiki, doesn’t know what she wants to do but she’s excited to see the world as she flys off on her broom with her talking cat Jiji. She makes her way to a seaside metropolis [Read more…]