Tuesday, 27 April 2021

[3WR] 猫の恩返し / The Cat Returns (2002)

 猫の恩返し    The Cat Returns[link to netflix]  

Released: 20 July 2002 (75 min)
Director: Hiroyuki Morita
Producer: Toshio Suzuki & Nozomu Takahashi

As part of Ghibli Club, each person submits a 3-word review [3WR] for the film after watching. Why not send yours to add to the list? 

Reviews:

Mad Cat King
Im-paws-ible meow-rriage tail
Renaldo moons Meow-ssi
Feline feminine fancies
fearless felines frolic
That Darn Cat







Tuesday, 20 April 2021

[3WR] 千と千尋の神隠し / Spirited Away (2001)


 千と千尋の神隠し    Spirited Away[link to netflix]  

Released: 20 July 2001 (125 min)
Director: Hayao Miyazaki
Producer: Toshio Suzuki

As part of Ghibli Club, each person submits a 3-word review [3WR] for the film after watching. Why not send yours to add to the list? 

Reviews:

Remember the name
breathless bathhouse bridge
Baby got back
Don't Look Back
No-face saves face.
Fantastical contractual fairytale

 




Tuesday, 13 April 2021

[3WR] ホーホケキョ となりの山田くん / My Neighbours the Yamadas (1999)

 


Released: 17 July 1999 (104 min)
Director: Isao Takahata
Producer: Toshio Suzuki

As part of Ghibli Club, each person submits a 3-word review [3WR] for the film after watching. Why not send yours to add to the list? 

Reviews:

One hot mess
Family muses amuses
Repetitive forgetfulness anecdotes
Sketches Four Framing
Granny gets grouchy
Watercoloured Familial Sitcom.


Tuesday, 6 April 2021

[3WR] 言の葉の庭 / The Garden Of Words (2013)

 言の葉の庭    The Garden Of Words[link to netflix]  

Released: 31 May 2013 (46 min)
Director: Makoto Shinkai
Producer: Noritaka Kawaguchi

As part of Ghibli Club Gaiden [ジブリクラブ外伝], we have decided to have a "rest week" which allows people to catch up and we also have an optional side film that is Ghibli adjacent. Each person also submits a 3-word review [3WR] for the film after watching. Why not send yours to add to the list?

Reviews:

Check the crep
Boy cobbles dream.
grooming by rain
Pray for rain
Shinjuku fears parked
Rainy Shoe Rendezvous


  


Tuesday, 30 March 2021

[3WR] もののけ姫 / Princess Mononoke (1997)

 もののけ姫    Princess Mononoke[link to netflix]  

Released: 12 July 1997 (133 min)
Director: Hayao Miyazaki
Producer: Toshio Suzuki

As part of Ghibli Club, each person submits a 3-word review [3WR] for the film after watching. Why not send yours to add to the list? 

Reviews:

Animals against deforestation
Poor, ugly, beautiful 
Keep your head
Supernatural Boar War
Raise your hands!
Boar hunting mishap
Wolves (F)ighting (C)onsumption


Tuesday, 23 March 2021

[3WR] 耳をすませば / Whisper of the Heart (1995)

 


耳をすませば    Whisper of the Heart[link to netflix]  

Released: 15 July 1995 (111 min)
Director: Yoshifumi Kondō
Producer: Toshio Suzuki

As part of Ghibli Club, each person submits a 3-word review [3WR] for the film after watching. Why not send yours to add to the list? 

Reviews:

Ghibli's Youthful Spirit
Brilliant Baron Begins!
Hewn from rock
Library of Love
Baron concrete road
Storytelling ignites academics
Smitten kitten written


Tuesday, 16 March 2021

[3WR] 平成狸合戦ぽんぽこ / Pom Poko (1994)

 平成狸合戦ぽんぽこ    Pom Poko[link to netflix]  

Released: 16 July 1994 (119 min)
Director: Isao Takahata
Producer: Toshio Suzuki

As part of Ghibli Club, each person submits a 3-word review [3WR] for the film after watching. Why not send yours to add to the list? 

Reviews:

Scrotum to totem
Troublesome tanuki tragedy
Testes and trees
Romanticised conservatism bollocks
All for Tanuki
Ballsy extinction rebellion