The name Ghibli has acquired a large following through the world since the 2000s, with the releases of films like Spirited Away or Mononoke, proving the huge talent of director Hayao Miyazaki to create beautiful touching stories for children as well as grownups (who haven’t lost touch with their inner child).
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No matter how many years have passed since his death, Japanese director Akira Kurosawa is still an admired master of cinema, who created many great films — 7 Samurai is just the tip of the iceberg. As such, whenever there’s the chance to have a better understanding of his work, of his artistic process, we […]
Mind Game was released in 2004, this original, weird and amazing animated film revealed to the world the talent of Japanese director Masaaki Yuasa. In 10 years, the man hasn’t made another crazy film, instead, he’s directed several TV series with style, always trying new visual ideas to tell stories — the old school vibe […]
Some soundtracks are stuck in your head for weeks, you just have to listen to them to bring back some powerful pictures, as well as feelings experienced while watching the films. Studio Ghibli has produced magnificent masterpieces, telling beautiful stories mixing fantasy and imagination to create memorable works, with inspiring soundtracks often composed by the […]
If you’ve been trying to find out recent Japanese films with english subtitles on DVD (or Blu-ray), chances are, you may have stumbled upon Third Window Films releases. This indie UK distributor is one of the few companies in the West to support Asian gems by making them available around this part of the world…