Free Spirit: The Tale of the Princess Kaguya

Any film from Studio Ghibli is a treat. The Japanese anime house has put out some great movies over the years, including Hayao Miyazake’s films Princess Mononoke (1997), Spirited Away (2001), and Howl’s Moving Castle … Continue reading Free Spirit: The Tale of the Princess Kaguya

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This Cartoon Is Trying To Break Your Heart: Grave of the Fireflies

A hard-hitting, harrowing and realistic portrayal of a young brother and sister suffering the ravages of Japan’s losing World War II ordeal. A film that Roger Ebert calls one of … Continue reading This Cartoon Is Trying To Break Your Heart: Grave of the Fireflies