I think this is one of the mildest movies that studio ghibli has done. It's not a Rollercoaster of emotions, but it's a cute story that appeals to people who don't want a crazy story that has too many parts.
I've never seen anything like this. The way the imagery married the score, allowing the notes to carry a surreal story through the movie was inspiring.
Spirited Away universally taps into the experience of being in an unfamiliar place as a naive child (down to the composition of each shot making things look bigger than they are). It promotes love, nature, and personal strength in dire times, which are three of the big tenants of Ghibli movies. And then of…
I'm so disappointed that this movie could have sent a message to teenage girls and boys while being entertaining. Instead it wanted to force a happy ending for the main character. It was like, she's not a conventional beauty so lets make her the winner who gets the cute guy, despite what she's done.
I dont think it was realistic at all. I think Jamie would have been more mad that he was lied to and I actually thought he…
The film tries to explore how much of us is just a part of us from the get go and how much of who we are is defined by the world we live in. It explores this through the bizarre world of the film and in a sad way shows that who we are is almost completely dictated by our environment. Who we are is not really just intrinsic to our person but it's moulded by the world we live…