Tag: studio-ghibli

The Cat Returns Review

Courtesy of Loaded 247 we're able to bring you a review of Studio Ghibli's 2002 animated feature. Kev takes a look at another Ghibli masterpiece.

Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind Review

Comparable in depth and scope to Lord of the Rings, Hayao Miyazaki's landmark 1984 post-apocalyptic, environmentally conscious, action-adventure anime receives a fine two-disc Region 1 release from Buena Vista and is reviewed courtesy of Loaded247.

Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind Review

Colin Polonowski takes a look at the Japanese Region 2 release of one of Hayao Miyazaki's early films, Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind. An inventive and imaginitive story set in the future that lays many of the seeds and ideas for Miyazaki's later films.

Howl’s Moving Castle (Hauru No Ugoku Shiro) Review

Reporting from the 2004 Venice Film Festival DVDTimes reader and guest reviewer Eddie Shannon was lucky enough to attend the World Premiere of Studio Ghibli’s latest feature. Read on with envious eyes as he reviews Miyazaki’s latest masterpiece…

Castle in the Sky Review

Bex has reviewed the UK Region 2 release of Castle in the Sky, another classic Miyazaki film. The story follows Pazu and Sheeta on their journey to unravel the mysteries of the floating island Laputa, while being chased by the military and by pirates - and it's a superb blend of humour, action and story.

Kiki's Delivery Service Review

Bex has reviewed the recent UK R2 release of Kiki's Delivery Service. It's a whimsical masterpiece from Hayao Miyazaki that follows a year in the life of Kiki, a young witch setting out from home to learn her inner abilities and strengths and falling into all sorts of friendships and adventures on the way.

Pom Poko Review

<b>Dave Foster</b> has reviewed the Japanese Region 2 release of <a href=" getreview.cgi?id=1166&story=3925">Pom Poko</a>. The latest film from the Studio Ghibli stable to be given an R2 DVD release is Isao Takahata's 1994 title, Pom Poko. Cute raccoons raging war on the humans claiming their land, metamorphosis, extremely large balls and much more is on offer inside...<p>

Spirited Away Review

<b>Bex</b> has reviewed the US theatrical release of <a href="index.cgi?page=CinemaReview&id=151&story=3742">Spirited Away</a> - along with the Disney-provided English dub of this popular film by Hayao Miyazaki and the Studio Ghibli team. <p>

Spirited Away Review

<b>Dave Foster</b> has reviewed the Region 2 Japanese release of <b>Spirited Away</b>. Long overdue I decided it was about time I posted my review for Hayao Miyazaki's latest masterpiece as it is now gaining momentum on its US Theatrical run and the recent news of a promising French DVD release has surely sparked some interest. Read on to find out why you should have no qualms about purchasing either this or the IVL Region 3 alternative (for which a brief comparison is included) and of course to find out just why I love this movie so much...

Grave of the Fireflies (Collector's Series) Review

<b>Bex</b> has reviewed the Region 1 release of <b>Grave of the Fireflies (Collector's Series)</b> by Central Park Media (U.S. Manga). An exceptional release of this landmark antiwar film, the two-disc set is widescreen anamorphic and well-provided with special features.

My Neighbour Totoro Review

Dave Foster has reviewed the Japanese Region 2 DVD release of Miyazaki's applauded classic, My Neighbor Totoro.

Kiki's Delivery Service Review

Dave Foster has reviewed the Japanese Region 2 DVD release of Kiki's Delivery Service, a charming coming-of-age tale with a supernatural spin from master director Hayao Miyazaki.

My Neighbour Totoro Review

In this since outdated review Dave Foster looks at the initial, flawed IVL R3 My Neighbour Totoro DVD release. As this version has long since been replaced with a corrected and far superior version, this review is purely for reference purposes.

My Neighbours the Yamadas Review

<b>Dave Foster</b> has reviewed the Region 2 release of <a href="getreview.cgi?id=126&story=1808">My Neighbours the Yamadas / Houhokekyo Tonari no Yamada-kun</a>, the first release seen in the new Stubio Ghibli DVD Collection and also their most recent cinematic release. Both the DVD and film excel.<p>

Grave of the Fireflies Review

<b>Dave Foster</b> has reviewed the Region 2 Japanese release of <a href="getreview.cgi?id=109">Grave of the Fireflies</a>. Based on a semi-autobiographical novel by Nosaka Akiyuki, <B>Grave of the Fireflies</b> is a tragic story that could have you in tears!<p>The review concentrates on the Japanese Region 2 release but also offers a comparison with the American Region 0 disc.<p>

Kiki's Delivery Service Review

In this since outdated review Dave Foster looks at the initial, flawed IVL R3 Kiki’s Delivery Service DVD release. As this version has long since been replaced with a corrected and far superior version, this review is purely for reference purposes.

Princess Mononoke Review

Colin Polonowski has reviewed the Region 1 DVD release of Princess Mononoke