Tag Archives: animation

223. The Castle of Cagliostro (1979)

Gentleman thief Lupin has just escaped from a Monte Carlo casino with a suitcase full of cash. However he soon realises that the money is counterfeit, so he goes on a trip to the Duchy of Cagliostro, where he suspects … Continue reading

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204. WALL-E (2008)

Little cleaning robot WALL-E (Waste Allocation Load Lifter – Earth class) is left on Earth, sorting and compacting the rubbish created by humans, as people left the planet many years ago. When the devastation caused by centuries of trash became … Continue reading

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189. A Town Called Panic (2009)

Three toys live in the same house – intelligent Horse, and the not-so bright pair of Indian and Cowboy. With Horse’s birthday coming up soon, the inept pair decide to build him a barbecue in the back garden. First though, … Continue reading

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133. Princess Mononoke (1999)

Over the last twenty-five years, Japan have produced some of the most beautiful animation, mainly from the director Hayao Miyazaki’s Studio Ghibli. And, of all his works, Spirited Away and Howl’s Moving Castle feature in the list of my favourite … Continue reading

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113. The Simpsons Movie (2007)

When the idea of a Simpsons movie was originally mooted, a very large number of people were concerned as to how a tv series which had been going for so long would translate to a feature-length film. As it happens, the … Continue reading

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69. Howl’s Moving Castle (2004)

Whilst en route to visit her sister, Sophie is stopped and harassed by two soldiers, when from nowhere, she is helped by the wizard Howl. Later that evening, Sophie is visited by the Witch of the Waste, who, jealous at … Continue reading

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63. Spirited Away (2001)

When Chihiro and her parents get lost, they go through a hillside tunnel, and find themselves in a mysteriously empty amusement park. But when her parents begin eating the plentiful food available, Chihiro becomes concerned and refuses to eat as … Continue reading

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