Tag Archives: Studio Ghibli

October 17

New on Blu-ray: The Films of Studio Ghibli

Studio Ghibli has been responsible for some of the most iconic animated films in cinema history. Their films have captured the imagination of fans of all ages, while tackling themes on the environment, isolation, and issues related to coming of age just to name a few. Today, and throughout the fall, Studio Ghibli and GKIDS, […]

July 26

Cineplex Events Celebrates Miyazaki and Studio Ghibli

Cineplex Events is transporting five of the best-known works from Hayao Miyazaki and iconic Japanese animation house Studio Ghibli to theatres across Canada with the ‘Studio Ghibli Anime Series’. Each feature in the Series – screening from July through November – is a cinematic gem comprised of the traditional animation and complex characters that Studio […]

January 28

Changing Reels Ep. 11 – The Red Turtle

Studio Ghibli is revered all over the world for their films that feature lush animation and inventive stories with universal themes. As the studio’s latest film, The Red Turtle, hits theaters, we decided to take a closer look at the companies’ first international production. Directed by Michaël Dudok de Wit (highly recommend you read our interview […]

January 27

The Red Turtle

In his feature film debut, The Red Turtle (La Tortue Rouge), Dutch-British animator Michaël Dudok de Wit conjures up a gorgeous story exalting the wondrous complexity of nature and where humans fit in that picture. This dialogue-free film uses the archetypal story of a man surviving on a deserted island, but adds interesting twists to […]

January 23

Interview: Michaël Dudok de Wit talks The Red Turtle

In his feature film debut, Dutch animator Michaël Dudok de Wit has crafted a wonderful piece of visual storytelling in The Red Turtle.  Teaming up with the famous Japanese animation house Studio Ghibli and the French production studio Wild Bunch, Dudok de Wit’s story relies entirely on the animation to convey the mood and themes […]

September 18

TIFF 2016: The Red Turtle

In his feature film debut, The Red Turtle (La Tortue Rouge), Dutch-British animator Michaël Dudok de Wit conjures up a gorgeous story exalting the wondrous complexity of nature and where humans fit in that picture. This dialogue-free film uses the archetypal story of a man surviving on a deserted island, but adds interesting twists to […]

September 09

TIFF 2014: The Tale of the Princess Kaguya

In a world where audiences are finally embracing animated princesses who are strong and independent, Isao Takahata’s The Tale of the Princess Kaguya feels right at home alongside films like Frozen and Brave. Unlike those films though, Takahata has much loftier goals. His narrative attempts to not only present an intricate story in a cohesive […]