Rushes: Unseen Kiarostami Restored, Revisiting "Bound," Studio Ghibli Theme Park

Get in touch to send in cinephile news and discoveries. For daily updates follow us @NotebookMUBI.NEWSFirst Case, Second Case (1979)A restoration of Abbas Kiarostami's banned 1979 film First Case, ...

Hayao Miyazaki’s Studio Ghibli is Getting It's Very Own Theme Park in Japan

Hayao Miyazaki’s iconic animation studio Studio Ghibli is going to be getting its first theme park and as you might expect, it will be located in Japan. It’s explained that Studio Ghibli will handle ...

Miyazaki Madness! Princess Mononoke Screens This Weekend Midnights at The Tivoli

“Ugh, I smell like a human!” Princess Mononoke (subtitled) plays midnights this weekend (June 7th and 8th) at the Tivoli (6350 Delmar in St. Louis’ Loop) as part of their Reel Late at the Tivoli ...

‘Weathering With You’: Gkids Acquires Makoto Shinkai’s Follow-Up To Japan’s Top-Grossing Toon – Watch Teaser

Gkids has acquired out of Cannes Weathering with You, director Makoto Shinkai and producer Genki Kawamura’s follow-up to Your Name, which is Japan top-grossing animated movie ever and is getting a ...

The Tivoli Announces the ‘Reel Late’ Midnight Line-Up: The Room, The Shinig, Paprika, Hereditary, and More!

Another brilliant lineup of midnight movies for the ‘Reel Late at The Tivoli’ to end the 2018 season. It’s an especially good variety of titles that will draw the late night movie buff crowd with ...

CinemaCon 2019: Fathom Events Looks Beyond Streaming to Disrupt Exhibition

Even as CinemaCon begins under a cloud of streamer anxiety, event cinema is growing fast. In an effort to lure moviegoers to off-peak screens, some 60 theater chains have turned to six-year-old Fathom ...

CinemaCon 2019: Fathom Events Looks Beyond Streaming to Disrupt Exhibition

Even as CinemaCon begins under a cloud of streamer anxiety, event cinema is growing fast. In an effort to lure moviegoers to off-peak screens, some 60 theater chains have turned to six-year-old Fathom ...

10 No Face Facts Most Spirited Away Fans Don't Know

Spirited Away is easily one of the top five Studio Ghibli films. It's a fantastic coming-of-age blend of fantasy and adventure, with just enough peril to make it on the edgier side for kids and tweens ...

Studio Ghibli Fest 2019 Lineup Announced by Fathom Events and Gkids

Nine of Studio Ghibli's most cherished films, Including Multiple Anniversary and Star-Studded Titles, Hit the Big Screen Beginning This Spring With Studio Ghibli Fest 2019'. After kicking off in 2017 ...

Film Review: Kushina, what will you be (2018) by Mayami Moët

“… and there are moments I feel beauty in those around me.” Nature and its preservation have always been one of the most important themes in many parts of Japanese culture. Considering its highly ...

‘Princess Mononoke’ Original Japanese Trailer Restored Ahead of Film’s Return to the Big Screen — Watch

Gkids and Fathom Events are celebrating the upcoming big screen return of Hayao Miyazaki’s “Princess Mononoke” by re-releasing the movie’s original 1997 Japanese trailer. The clip runs one minute and ...

10-Time Oscar Winner West Side Story Back in Cinemas June 24th & 27th

One of the most beloved and captivating musicals in Hollywood history, “West Side Story” will return to movie theaters for two days only this June as Fathom Events and Turner Classic Movies expand the ...

‘Big Fish & Begonia’ review: Dirs. Xuan Liang, Chun Zhang (2018)

Big Fish and Begonia review: China’s new animated feature revolves around a 16-year-old girl who travels to the human world in the form of a dolphin and forms a connection with a human boy. Big Fish ...

Isao Takahata Dies: Studio Ghibli Co-Founder And Anime Visionary Was 82

Isao Takahata Dies: Studio Ghibli Co-Founder And Anime Visionary Was 82 Isao Takahata, the Oscar-nominated anime visionary who co-founded Studio Ghibli with Hayao Miyazaki and wrote, directed and/or produced many acclaimed films, died today in Japan. He was 82. Local ...

Fathom Events achieves record year in 2017

ComScore ranks distributor as 13th biggest in North America last year. Source: Fathom Events Fathom Events said 26 of its releases grossed more than $1m in 2017, which the event cinema distributor ...

Viz Media releasing Castle in the Sky and Princess Mononoke Picture Books

Viz Media has announced that it is set to release two new Studio Ghibli Picture Books this December, capture the magic of the legendary studio’s animated films Castle in the Sky and Princess Mononoke ...

Blu-ray Review – Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind (1984)

Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind, 1984. Written and Directed by Hayao Miyazaki. Featuring the voice talents of Alison Lohman, Uma Thurman, Patrick Stewart, Edward James Olmos,and Shia Labeouf. ...

Star Wars Rebels season 4 episode 6 review: Flight Of The Defender

Megan Crouse Oct 31, 2017 An action-packed episode brings some strong scares and The Clone Wars-style fantasy. Spoilers ahead in our review... This review contains spoilers. See related 26 new TV ...

‘Mary and the Witch’s Flower’ Director and Producer on the Heritage of Studio Ghibli and the Birth of Studio Ponoc

Mary and the Witch’s Flower, based on the 1971 children’s novel The Little Broomstick, is the first film from Studio Ponoc, a new Japanese animation studio founded by Yoshiaki Nishimura. Nishimura ...

Hot Topic Unveils Their Princess Mononoke Fashion Line With Promo Video

Hot Topic and Her Universe have released a new fashion line and this one is inspired be Studio Ghibli's classic anime Princess Mononoke. There are all kinds of different styles including the wolf ...

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