• McDull, Kung Fu Kindergarten

    Apr 22, 2015

    The high standards of satire and sentimentality that had previously been attained have been sacrificed in a bid to be ’more accessible’ – a double-edged sword if ever there was one.

  • McDull, Prince De La Bun

    Apr 22, 2015

    With musings on death, love, nostalgia and responsibility, ‘McDull, Prince De La Bun’ is a mature work that provides entertainment with enough substance to appeal to every generation.

  • McDull, The Alumni

    Apr 22, 2015

    Samson Chiu can be congratulated for taking a bold step in a new direction while still retaining much of the gentle punch that is associated with the brand.

  • McDull: The Pork of Music

    May 14, 2015

    ‘Pork Of Music’ is probably the best of the series, full of beautiful moments, delicate satire and heart-warming artwork.

  • My Neighbour Totoro

    May 3, 2015

    ‘My Neighbour Totoro’ is a true family classic that encompasses all of the elements of cinema that Miyazaki does so well.

  • My Neighbours The Yamadas

    May 3, 2015

    Even though it feels a bit more like a series of shorts than a movie, ‘My Neighbours The Yamadas’ is another immensely entertaining outing from the Ghibli stable.

  • Ponyo

    May 14, 2015

    ‘Ponyo’ is yet another strong Hayao Miyazaki movie that is as uplifting and enthralling as ever.

  • Scandal Makers

    May 21, 2015

    This comedy succeeds because of its wit and characterisation, two attributes that go hand-in-hand in the better efforts of the genre.

  • Spirited Away

    Jun 1, 2015

    Humour, heart and high-level animation all combine to make ‘Spirited Away’ an overwhelmingly rewarding and endlessly magical experience.

  • The Castle Of Cagliostro

    Feb 28, 2015

    Although it can often be overlooked by Ghibli enthusiasts simply because of the ‘Lupin’ label, ‘The Castle Of Cagliostro’ is a film that should really be seen by all Miyazaki or anime fans in general.

  • The Cat Returns

    Feb 28, 2015

    What makes it work so well, at least for me, is the ease in which it taps into the child in all of us and creates a rip roaring adventure that is fun for all the family.

  • The Iron Mask

    May 19, 2020

    Chan fans may be disappointed he’s not the main focus but he does feature in an inventive scrap with Schwarzenegger and overall there is some cool action on offer.