Porco Rosso (Kurenai no Buta)

Porco Rosso (Kurenai no Buta) Japan (1992) Dir. Hayao Miyazaki Nope. I’m not going to do it. Yes, this film does involve a pilot who happens to be of the porcine persuasion, but making the obvious joke about it in reference to an old adynaton is far too easy. So it’s not happening, not even … Continue reading Porco Rosso (Kurenai no Buta)

Nadia: The Secret of Blue Water Complete Collection

Nadia: The Secret of Blue Water Complete Collection (Cert 15) 8 Discs DVD/ 5 Discs Blu-ray (Distributor: Animatsu Entertainment) Running time: 1030 minutes approx.  That Nadia: The Secret Of Blue Water is a forgotten classic for many anime fans is something new UK label Animatsu hope to rectify. Additional interest to some will be in … Continue reading Nadia: The Secret of Blue Water Complete Collection

The Wind Rises

  The Wind Rises (Cert PG) 2 Discs DVD/BD Combo (Distributor: Studio Canal) Running time: 127 minutes You may not realise it but anime legend Hayao Miyazaki has something in common with equally legendary rock group The Who – both have been claiming to retire for many years now but never do. However unlike The … Continue reading The Wind Rises