Studio Ghibli Forever

Just a short post, but something I wanted to bring to anyone’s attention if they live in the UK. It seems that cinemas in the UK are celebrating the “The greatest animation house on the planet”, Studio Ghibli, by playing, week-by-week, many of the studios greatest films. As an avid fan of Ghibli (as you…

Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind

Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind (1984) Directed by: Hayao Miyazaki The Scene: “Rescuing the Insect” The scene directly follows the crashing a large airship in Nausicaä’s home valley, it is a chaotic scene, with blazing fires and destruction. The scene becomes more sombre, as Nausicaä finds the body of a girl amidst the wreckage, and…

The Iron Giant

The Iron Giant (1999) Directed by: Brad Bird The Scene: “Hogarth and the Giant Meet” The Iron Giant is one of my favourite films of all time, and so I don’t know why I held it off so long to write about, although it was difficult to pick out the best scene. The scene follows the…