10 Interesting Facts about Studio Ghibli and Miyazaki You Might Not Know


Studio Ghibli is company that means quite a bit to many individuals. With a near spotless filmography, the films of Hayao Miyazaki and Isao Takahata have inspired many artists and filmmakers in sheer craft, creativity, and storytelling. Personally, I haven’t a met a person that only likes one or two Ghibli films—it’s usually a handful, […]

Filmmaker Retrospective: The Versatile Cinema of Kim Jee-woon

I Saw the Devil (2010)

Kim Jee-woon is a filmmaker who not only adores the cinema, but tries to push his style a bit farther than his contemporaries. While other filmmakers that are uniquely South Korean — a strict theme, sensibility, or historical importance — Kim makes films that are unique love letters to the genre films, commenting and elevating […]

25 Great Movies That Are Turning 20 in 2017

During an evening commute through LA traffic, a friend and I listened to a podcast featuring screenwriter C. Robert Cargill (“Sinister”). In the episode, the writer briefly mentioned that if it weren’t for “Titanic,” 1997 would be considered a great year for films—up there with 1977, 1999, and 2008. Once the episode was over, my […]