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So we made this really short, low budget film based on Paintwork (watch it in full screen if you can): This morning I was trying to piece together how this happened. It certainly wasn't something I'd been planning. I think it ...Read More

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Michael Haneke’s Palm d’Or winning Amour opens with the discovery of a body, an elderly woman’s, sealed into what appears to be an abandoned but well maintained Parisian apartment. It’s a standard device for certain genres of film - the ...Read More

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Ginger and Rosa, directed by Sally Potter (Orlando, Yes) is an intense coming of age drama centred around the two eponymous heroines - although in effect it's very much just Ginger's story. The teenager daughter of two painfully bourgeoise bohemians ...Read More

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Fernando Ramos is Editor-in-Chief of Anime3000.com. Hailing from beautiful San Diego, California, his incurable addiction to cartoons has led him to his current residence of Saitama, Japan, where staying up late winter nights editing articles only reminds him that SD ...Read More

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I was stupid lucky enough this Friday to make the 400+ mile round journey up north to the Leeds International Film Festival for the day. Given the length of the journey and the insane price of train tickets here in ...Read More

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More information on Mamoru Oshii's upcoming live-action flick Assault Girls have emerged, this time via the film's official Japanese language website. Finally we have a clue to what is going on in that crazy trailer showing girls-with-guns fighting sand-whales, and ...Read More

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Not strictly anime I know - but the marketing people think you guys might be interested in seeing this, and I can see why. Shane Acker and Tim Burton's dark looking CGI movie 9 opens here in the UK on ...Read More

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Last month we had the first details of Mamoru Oshii's new live-action flick Assault Girls - today we have a teaser trailer, courtesy of Nippon Cinema. The site also has some more details about the plot: In the aftermath of global ...Read More

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If you are based in the US, and have even just a passing interest in anime or Ghibli films, the chances are you've already seen Ponyo over the weekend, it having opened nationwide on Friday. Sadly us poor Brits have ...Read More

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If you've been lucky you may have missed - buried away amongst all the other media hype and internet buzz - the controversy over Disney's decision to re-record the Ponyo theme tune. I first found out about it over at ...Read More