Tag: Studio Ghibli

Animation Review: From Up on Poppy Hill

American animations have started to develop a very certain look and feel. Most of what is done is digital, and nearly all of it relies simply on slap stick style comedy and cheap jokes in order to entertain children. Films from Dreamworks, Blue Sky, and even Pixar have a sameness to them of late that can… Read More

2014 Oscar Predictions: Best Animated Feature Preview

It’s surprising to most that Disney, the king of all animation studios, has never won an Oscar for Best Animated Feature. They have received eight nominations since the award’s inception, but claimed the prize as their own. This year, though, marks their greatest chance at winning to date.   (Related: 2014 Oscar Predictions: Who Will… Read More