Studio Ghibli

San Andreas simulates The Big One, while I’ll See You In My Dreams and Ghibli film explore love and friendship

Also notice the two Canadian films and the many Vancouver connections

The Lone Ranger flubs, Despicable Me 2 amuses and Redgrave and Stamp charm in Unfinished Song

The old west is back, visually at least, in The Lone Ranger.

The Hobbit rarely thrills; FDR gets playful in Hyde Park on Hudson and more classic animation from Japan’s Studio Ghibli

Before Lord of the Rings, there came The Hobbit. More adventure with some favorite characters.

High praise for the 5-decade film diary 56 UP, women of India in The World Before Her and Japan’s Studio Ghibli animations

Fifty years ago they were children; today they’re facing middle age. The celebrated Up Series has followed more than a dozen ordinary English folks all that time and offers the latest update.