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Podcast: Studio Ghibli and Whisper of the Heart on ScreenMayhem.com

Let's Get Stuck Into... is a podcast from ScreenMayhem.com which focuses on sets of five films from different influential film personalities and masters of cinema. It's a really fascinating and fun podcast, and I had a really great time recording this one, about Studio Ghibli and the often overlooked teen drama Whisper Of The Heart.… Continue reading Podcast: Studio Ghibli and Whisper of the Heart on ScreenMayhem.com

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105 Must See Films

105 Must See Films: Grave Of The Fireflies (1988)

Starring: Tsutomu Tatsumi, Ayano Shiraishi Director: Isao Takahata Although I loved this film, after it finished I needed a drink! It's very sweet and very sad. The film is about a boy Setsuko and his little sister Seita, at the end of WW2 in Japan. During an air raid their mother is badly injured and… Continue reading 105 Must See Films: Grave Of The Fireflies (1988)

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The Forest (2016)

Starring: Natalie Dormer, Taylor Kinney, Eoin Macken Director: Jason Zada In Japan, there is a vast forest covering the base of the famous Mount Fuji. Part of that impenetrable green is called Aokigahara, which means Sea Of Trees, and is a site where large numbers of Japanese go to commit suicide, with figures speculated to… Continue reading The Forest (2016)