Front Page

Content

Authors

Game Index

Forums

Site Tools

Submissions

About

O
oliverkinne
March 05, 2021
273 0

Kittin Review

Board Game Reviews
MB
Michael Barnes
March 04, 2021
348 0
T
thegiantbrain
March 04, 2021
306 0
B
boardgameinquisition
March 04, 2021
318 0
W
WadeMonnig
March 03, 2021
531 0

Fantasy Fluxx Board Game Review

Board Game Reviews
JL
Josh Look
March 02, 2021
509 0
O
oliverkinne
March 02, 2021
515 0
JF
Jenny Ford
March 02, 2021
517 0
MT
Matt Thrower
March 01, 2021
970 0

Play Matt: Wavelength Review

Board Game Reviews
JL
Jason Lutes
March 01, 2021
490 0
T
TabletopIsland
February 27, 2021
326 0
T
TomerHelzer
February 26, 2021
505 0
O
oliverkinne
February 26, 2021
777 0
MB
Michael Barnes
February 26, 2021
1025 0
U
ubarose
February 25, 2021
572 0
U
ubarose
February 25, 2021
585 0
×
Bugs Update: Recent Topics & Main Menu (11 Dec 2020)

Main Menu drop down bug has been fixed. You may need to clear your cache to pick up the new code.
Recent Topics paging, uploading images and preview bugs require a patch which has not yet been released.

Ghiblapalooza Episode 6 - Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind

More
27 Aug 2018 21:08 #280486 by repoman

Please Log in or Create an account to join the conversation.

More
28 Aug 2018 10:01 #280487 by Gary Sax
You going back through these reminds me of how fucking *consistently* good these are. I think the only ones I like less than most people are Princess and Howl's Castle, but that's more of a "not to my taste" than "bad."

Is there *any* creator with a higher hit rate than Miyazaki?
The following user(s) said Thank You: waddball, Frohike

Please Log in or Create an account to join the conversation.

More
28 Aug 2018 16:40 - 28 Aug 2018 17:08 #280536 by mc
Last edit: 28 Aug 2018 17:08 by ChristopherMD.
The following user(s) said Thank You: ChristopherMD

Please Log in or Create an account to join the conversation.

More
28 Aug 2018 17:09 #280539 by ChristopherMD
A little side-trivia: There are 2 English dubs for Arrietty as she's voiced by Saoirse Ronan in the UK release and Bridget Mendler in the US.

Please Log in or Create an account to join the conversation.

More
28 Aug 2018 17:09 - 28 Aug 2018 17:12 #280540 by ChristopherMD
mc, I accidentally deleted your post. I'm truly sorry. Its only the 2nd time in site history I've done that.

For reference it was about how Spirited Away was the start of Disney doing A-listers for dubs in the 2000's.
Last edit: 28 Aug 2018 17:12 by ChristopherMD.
The following user(s) said Thank You: mc

Please Log in or Create an account to join the conversation.

More
28 Aug 2018 19:40 #280562 by repoman
I'm finding that out Gary. Previous to Gjiblapalooza I had seen maybe 3 or 4 of his films and now we are on the sixth movie, though Graveyard is not a Miyazaki film. All have been really fun, not counting Graveyard because that ain't fun at all.

Some are better than others but I haven't found one that's a stinker yet. And boy do I love his imaginative worlds. Both Castle in the Sky and Nausicaä have really genius settings.
The following user(s) said Thank You: Gary Sax

Please Log in or Create an account to join the conversation.

More
28 Aug 2018 19:45 #280564 by repoman
Also, I should emphasize how mind blowingly cool it is when she rides on her glider. There is one scene where she emerges from a storm cloud fleeing from the Tolmekians and she is cruising as fast as she can with the cloud just to her right and then the warship emerges from the cloud behind her. That has got to be one of the most striking visuals I have seen in any animated feature.

I think the secret is that Miyazaki's animation really conveys a sense of speed in a totally believable way. Not like normal action sped up. This also struck me in Princess Mononoke when she and the Lady exchange sword/knife attacks.
The following user(s) said Thank You: Gary Sax

Please Log in or Create an account to join the conversation.

More
28 Aug 2018 21:04 #280574 by trif
The manga series is epic (I think there are about five volumes and the film takes you up to just before the end of the first volume) which is why I think the end of the film is so perfunctory. It's really worth seeking out (it kind of plays out like a Japanese version of Dune.)
The following user(s) said Thank You: Frohike

Please Log in or Create an account to join the conversation.

More
28 Aug 2018 22:51 #280582 by iguanaDitty
I just want to add that the manga is freaking amazing
The following user(s) said Thank You: trif, Frohike

Please Log in or Create an account to join the conversation.

More
29 Aug 2018 03:27 #280590 by mc

ChristopherMD wrote: mc, I accidentally deleted your post. I'm truly sorry. Its only the 2nd time in site history I've done that.

For reference it was about how Spirited Away was the start of Disney doing A-listers for dubs in the 2000's.


2nd time only - I'm honoured!

And yes that was the gist.

Please Log in or Create an account to join the conversation.

More
07 Sep 2018 05:57 - 07 Sep 2018 06:01 #281235 by repoman
You know how a couple comments back a couple guys recommended the original manga?

They weren't wrong. Haven't read a comic this good since maybe The Dark Knight. I have to consciously put it down so it won't be over too soon.

(I got a 2 volume hard cover collection for $35)
Last edit: 07 Sep 2018 06:01 by repoman.
The following user(s) said Thank You: ChristopherMD

Please Log in or Create an account to join the conversation.

More
07 Sep 2018 11:51 #281261 by ChristopherMD
The manga really is a masterpiece.

All this talk of Ghibli got me watching this anniversary concert last night. It was really good.

Please Log in or Create an account to join the conversation.

Moderators: Gary Sax
Time to create page: 0.159 seconds