Hayao Miyazaki’s latest masterpiece The Secret World of Arrietty finally arrives in U.S. theaters Feb. 17 (in the Valley, look for the import at Harkins’ Tempe Marketplace theater). That alone is cause for celebration among those who appreciate the living god among animators. But this adaptation of Mary Norton’s beloved children’s novel The Borrowers also brings […]Continue
GeekDad Matt Blum has a review of The Secret World of Arrietty, the latest Miyazaki import. It opens Feb. 17 in the U.S. Residing quietly beneath the floorboards are little people who live undetected in a secret world to be discovered, where the smallest may stand tallest of all. From the legendary Studio Ghibli (“Spirited […]Continue
Topless Robot has some observations about the official UK trailer for Studio Ghibli’s latest release, The Borrower Arietty (now renamed in the West just Arrietty). Although word of a Disney-produced U.S. release apparently came down in January, this was the first I’ve heard of the February 2012 Stateside debut. The voice cast for the dubbing […]Continue
The Borrower Arrietty is more than just the latest animated feature film from Studio Ghibli, the Japanese animation house that has been compared to Disney at its best.
It could also be the last.Continue