Princess Mononoke/もののけ姫 (1997)

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Apr 262012


Princess Mononoke is the tenth feature film produced and released by the Japanese Animation studio, Studo Ghibli (スタジオジブリ), and the seventh film directed by Hayao Miyzaki. It took Miyazaki over sixteen years to fully develop the story; and at the time it was the most expensive anime ever produced. It currently sits at #98 on the IMDB Top 250 films, and at 94% fresh on Rotten Tomatoes.

Check out our review of the fourth film in our Miyazaki Month, Princess Mononoke after the jump!

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Movies For A Desert Island

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Apr 192012

desert-island recently published an interesting piece called “Movies for a desert island”. In this piece the author picked the 10 single feature films, 1 short, and 1 self-contained TV season, they would have if they were shipwrecked.

I thought it might be fun to put together my own list. Check it out after the jump!

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Blog-a-thon: My Movie Year

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Apr 162012


Over at Fandango Groovers Movie Blog Andy has started a new blog-a-thon in which he asks ‘what is the best year for movies?’ It’s actually a great question which isn’t as easy to answer as you think. I was inspired by Andrew over at Andy Buckle’s Film Emporium to participate. Check out my picks after the jump!

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