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May all your bacon burn!

Advantages: A very entertaining film.
Disadvantages: None.

This is a fantasy film, made in 2004, based on the book of the same name by Diana Wynne Jones but the film differs from the book in some significant ways. The book was intended for a young adult readership, but I feel that all ages can enjoy this film. ...

Coloneljohn 02.09.2010 · Read full review
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The magic of Howl

Advantages: Looks great
Disadvantages: Runs a little too long really

I've wanted to see this ever since I saw clips of it on Jonathon Ross's "Japanorama" show on BBC3 several years ago. I guess you'd class it as Anime but it was clearly made with a Western audience in mind as most signs and numbers are written in English ( ...

atytyut2434 03.01.2009 · Read full review
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Howl's Moving Castle

Advantages: Beautifully imagined and humane animation that respects its audience, whilst being accessible to all.
Disadvantages: Occasionally the plot is a little disjointed, but it never really retracts...

...After the originality of Spirited Away it was easy to feel immediate disappointment at Howl's Moving Castle. Immediate disappointment, I must admit, that is wholly unjustified. Sat in a Haymarket cinema, images unfolding before me, I enjoyed Howl's Mov ...

No_name 03.02.2007 · Read full review
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Animation at its best

Advantages: A feast for the Eyes
Disadvantages: None

Howls Moving castle Introduction. *************** Since her father passed away, Sophie has been working in her father's hat making shop. She is very bored. Then one day she meets Howl. The Movie. ************* Sophie is ou ...

Maximus-Qualitus 28.12.2008 · Read full review
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Batman is also a magician? Wait a minute....

Advantages: An epic masterpiece from one of the all time greats
Disadvantages: Not what westerners are used to

This is the latest movie from Hayao Miyasaki. This movie came out in 2005 in england a was not met with the same reception as "Spirited away" which won the oscar for best animated movie. I however think this movie is much better on many levels than " Spir ...

rob1001 14.08.2008 · Read full review
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