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(0:00) Vapor Trail (The Wind Rises OST)
(1:46) Chris’s new Xbox One
(16:09) Assassin’s Creed: Unity
(28:19) Lords of the Fallen
(47:10) inFamous: Second Son
(1:02:19) Wolfenstein: The New Order
(1:22:49) The Kingdom of Dreams and Madness
(1:46:20) Coming Soon to Theaters…
It’s finally here! My Ghibli Retrospective on Movie Mezzanine has finally reached its conclusion, as I write about the finality and exhaustion that makes Miyazaki’s The Wind Rises a modern masterpiece. Click here for the full article.
Goro Miyazaki’s Earthsea follow-up is barely mediocre, but still manages to have very personal subtext involving father figures and the invisible connections between them and their children that make this movie still shine. Click here for the full article on Movie Mezzanine.
Been a while, but I’m still moving on with the Ghibli Retrospective, this week with Hiromasa Yonebayashi’s directorial debut The Secret World of Arrietty. Click here for the full article.
The worst film to ever come out of Studio Ghibli thus far, I finally wrestle with Goro Miyazaki’s pretentious adaptation of the beloved Ursula K Le Guin novel series, Tales From Earthsea. Click here for the full review.
The Studio Ghibli Retrospective continues with this look at Miyazaki’s somewhat divisive but still hugely successful and rapturous Howl’s Moving Castle. Click here for the full article on Movie Mezzanine.
The Studio Ghibli Retrospective continues with what may be Miyazaki’s greatest accomplishment. I analyze his masterpiece Spirited Away, and even argue for how much deeper its themes of adult conformity are and how relevant they still are today. Click here for the full article.
The Studio Ghibli Retrospective continues with a look at my favorite film from Miyazaki, Kiki’s Delivery Service. Click here for the full article on Movie Mezzanine.
The Studio Ghibli Retrospective not only continues, but we make it to the company’s most iconic film: Miyazaki’s beloved My Neighbor Totoro. Click here to read the full article.
The Studio Ghibli Retrospective takes to the skies this week, as I discuss Castle in the Sky and the sheer force of optimism. Click here to read the full article.