Saturday, July 9, 2011
The Borrower Arrietty (UK release) - Hiromasa Yonebayashi (2011)
Here is the first glimpse... or maybe we should say listen... of the official English-language dub of Hiromasa Yonebayashi’s and Studio Ghibli’s “The Borrower Arrietty”. The tale of a family of miniature people in a country manor has now got an English voice cast that includes Saoirse Ronan, Mark Strong and Olivia Colman. Optimum Releasing is set to premiere “Arrietty” in UK theatres on July 29th.
Matango: Attack of the Mushroom People - Ishiro Honda (1963)
The crew of a sailing vessel gets shipwrecked on an island that’s not inhabited by animal or vegetable, but a mix of the two... the terrible Mushroom People! Ishiro Honda, the man who brought us “Godzilla” and set the entire kaiju movie genre in motion, takes us on a campy and colourful sci-fi/ horror journey.