In less than one month, the lucky audiences in Japan will be able to witness the next film from Studio Ghibli mastermind Hayao Miyazaki, marking his first feature since 2008′s Ponyo. Titled The Wind Rises, we’ve received a variety of banners and posters, but now the first brief teaser has arrived for the project, which takes its inspiration from the director’s own manga and a novel by Tatsuo Hori.
Following Jirō Horikoshi, a man best-known for designing the Zero Fighter plane used in bombing Pearl Harbor, this teaser hit televisions in Japan (as one can tell from the overlays) and shows off our first footage of the plane and some gorgeous landscapes. Check it out below for the film featuring the voice acting of Hideaki Anno, Miori Takimoto, Steven Alpert, Morio Kazama, Keiko Takeshita, Hidetoshi Nishijima, Mirai Shida, Mansai Nomura and Masahiko Nishimura.
The Wind Rises arrives on July 20th.
As my review can attest to, I’m looking forward to not only watch John Wick again but also see how the film hits with general audiences when it arrives this weekend. The actioner stars Keanu Reeves as an ex-hitman who is crossed by the son of his old employer. When everything is taken from him, he decides to […]
Every week we dive into the cream of the crop when it comes to home releases, including Blu-ray and DVDs, as well as recommended deals of the week. If we were provided screener copies, we’ll have our own write-up, but if that’s not the case, one can find official descriptions from the distributors. Check out […]
Composer Nathan Johnson is a master at making off-beat and imperfect instruments sound distant yet accessible on a number of vastly different narratives (see: Brick, The Brothers Bloom, Looper). His latest work is a pair of scores for films that were both released this month, Jake Paltrow‘s neo-western Young Ones and the journalistic thriller Kill the Messenger starring Jeremy Renner. Johnson has also been producing a couple albums and […]
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