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This week’s review is on Shinkai’s second short film, 星の声 Hoshi No Koe known in english as Voices of a Distant Star. This 25 minute short was actually one of the first films I had watched by Shinkai before I knew about Shinkai. Released in 2002, I don't think it is an exaggeration that

She and Her Cat is an award winning independent production by the man dubbed as the next Miyazaki. She and Her Cat is a story told by the viewpoint of a young woman's cat and its relationship with her.Produced in 1999 over a 5 month period, this short has beautiful

https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=youtu.be&v=GwUAwQRp850 Now that I have finished the #ChildhoodFavourites series; I am glad to announce that starting from next week I will be reviewing a selection of works from the great Makoto Shinkai! Just some brief history into this Animator and Director, Shinkai is very popular amongst anime enthusiasts and some of his

My final #childhoodfavourites, a Richard Rich film called The Swan Princess. Based on the famous world renowned Swan Lake by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (who knew !!). I remember being mystified by the title sequence as a child and that reeled me in. But several years later lets see if I still have the

Anastasia was the mic drop to animation giants Disney. Before I begin this review let's clear the air, 20th century fox is not Disney and Anastasia was produced neither by Disney nor dreamwork. For any 90's kids that were forcibly kept away from all forms of tv growing up, Anastasia is