Miyazaki’s Porco Rosso: The Truth About A Conflicted Hero

Film buffs may claim the greatest Japanese director who ever lived was Kurosawa. In my books the greatest – and at the time of writing, still living – Japanese filmmaker is surely Hayao Miyazaki. My absolute favourite from his oeuvre, is PORCO ROSSO. Miyazaki created the animation masterpieces MY NEIGHBOUR TOTORO, SPIRITED AWAY, GRAVE OF THE FIREFLIES and … Read more

[Video]: Joss Whedon


‘I had a need to see a girl fight monsters and not die.’ Joss is the son of a TV writer, and the son of a son of a TV writer. Little wonder he enjoys the craft of writing so strongly, fighting tooth and nail to get a single free week between The Avengers and … Read more