Posts tagged with "Hayao Miyazaki"

As You Wish: Cary Elwes at MCM Birmingham Comic Con

As You Wish: Cary Elwes at MCM Birmingham Comic Con
27 years after the release of Rob Reiner’s much-loved fairy tale movie, The Princess Bride, the film continues to acquire new fans, with children as young as four flocking to the stage at the MCM Birmingham Comic Con for a chance to meet its star, Cary Elwes. Having recently published a new book about the making of The Princess Bride called As You Wish, Elwes took the opportunity to reminisce about his time working on this and other movies... 

MyM Magazine Issue 32 now on sale

MyM Magazine Issue 32 now on sale
Issue 32 of MyM Magazine is out now! With Jennifer Lawrence’s Katniss Everdeen gracing the cover, the issue leads with the inside scoop on The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1, as MyM chat with the director of the film, Francis Lawrence, and production designer Phil Messina. The issue contains a review of 2014, looking back at the movies, videogames, TV, music, anime, manga and comics that were great this year. There’s also a feature on... 

MyM Magazine Issue 32 featuring The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 is out now!

MyM Magazine Issue 32 featuring The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 is out now!
Issue 32 of MyM, the official magazine of MCM Expo Group, is out now! With the inside scoop on The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1, a massive review of everything great in 2014, a look ahead to the best indie games coming to hurt your thumbs and so many Christmas present ideas Santa’s trying to get it banned, it’s one read you can’t afford to miss.   Read More →

Interview with Manga Artist Sarah Childs (Gyzra Ink) at MCM London Comic Con

Interview with Manga Artist Sarah Childs (Gyzra Ink) at MCM London Comic Con
One of the fastest growing parts of the event at all of the MCM Comic Con events is that of the Comic Village, a place where comics meet in cavalcade of colour and creativity. One of the reasons for this recent growth is the explosion of indie comic book writers and artists who are attending the event to sell/exhibit their work. One such artist is the talented Sarah Childs. MCM Buzz spoke to her about how she became an artist, her favourite MCM Comic... 

Studio Ghibli to take momentary break from production

Studio Ghibli to take momentary break from production
After rumours speculating that Studio Ghibli could be shutting up for good, an interview with co-founder and general manager Toshio Suzuki on the television programme Jonetsu Tairikuhas has confirmed that the studio is to take a break from production. Suzuki noted that the studio would be undergoing changes following Hayao Miyazaki’s retirement. The changes were described as restructuring the studio for the next generation and that such a change... 

Could When Marnie Was There be Studio Ghibli’s last feature film?

Could When Marnie Was There be Studio Ghibli’s last feature film?
Studio Ghibli’s latest animated feature, When Marnie Was There, opened in Japan on 19 July. Facing stiff competition against the likes of the new release of Pokémon the Movie: Diance and the Cocoon of Destruction and the second week of Maleficent, Ghibli’s latest struggled at the box office. Directed by Hiromasa Yonebayashi, When Marnie Was There charted at the Japanese box office at #3, taking just ¥378 million ($3.7 million). As a comparison,... 

MCM Buzz Announce The Wind Rises Competition Winners!

MCM Buzz Announce The Wind Rises Competition Winners!
With the release of Hayao Miyazaki’s farewell film, The Wind Rises, now behind us and the film attracting more and more acclaim with each  person who views it (check out our review here), MCM Buzz is proud to announce the winners to our recent competition. As part of the competition we asked entrants to submit to us their tribute to the legendary Miyazaki to celebrate the fact that this movie marks his last feature film project. Particpants... 

The Wind Rises Review

The Wind Rises Review
“All I wanted to do was make something beautiful” This is it. Studio Ghibli’s The Wind Rises marks legendary animator, director and inspired storyteller Hayao Miyazaki’s final voyage, and what a voyage it is. This partly autobiographical tale reimagines the life of aeroplane designer Jiro Horikoshi, innovator of  some of the most iconic World War II fighter planes. It draws from Miyazaki’s own love of aircraft and the fantastically... 

Win a Studio Ghibli Blu-ray collection with The Wind Rises

Win a Studio Ghibli Blu-ray collection with The Wind Rises
To celebrate the cinema release of Hayao Miyazaki’s farewell film, THE WIND RISES on 9th May, we are giving you the chance to win a Studio Ghibli Blu-Ray collection. The farewell masterpiece from the legendary Hayao Miyazaki, co-founder of Studio Ghibli, and Academy Award-winning creator of Spirited Away, Howl’s Moving Castle and Ponyo, The Wind Rises is a fictionalised biography of Jiro Horikoshi, visionary designer of Mitsubishi A6M aircraft.... 

Miyazaki open to possible Nausicaa sequel

Miyazaki open to possible Nausicaa sequel
News emerged that Japanese animating icon Hayao Miyazaki is open to a sequel to his second feature film, Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind (1984). The kicker is that Miyazaki doesn’t want to direct. In an interview on Japanese television channel TBS’s Ō-sama no Brunch programme he revealed: “No, I don’t. I don’t really feel like doing it, but Anno keeps on saying, ‘I want to do it! I want to do it!’ So I... 
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