Amy Butterworth shares some of the very best Studio Ghibli productions now available on Netflix.
Like the cyborgs that inhabit its glossy, commercialised metropolis, Alita: Battle Angel often feels stitched together from a scrapheap of genres and concepts. Far from a well-oiled machine, the film suffers greatly from the clashing methodologies of its two prominent filmmakers. Between the spectacle-driven James Cameron and the economical Robert Rodriguez, there is a war of function […]
In the wake of Hayao Miyazaki’s retirement – co-founder of Studio Ghibli and the creative mind behind its most successful features – Your Name seems to have come at a perfect time. Adapted from a novel of the same name, Mikoto Shinkai’s story of two teenagers who wake up in the wrong body is a […]