Tag Archive: Japanese

Starring: Bridgit Mendler, David Henrie, Amy Poehler, Will Arnett, Moises Arias & Carol Burnett
Screenplay by Keiko Niwa
Directed by Hiromasa Yonebayashi

A family of tiny people who live under the floorboards is jeopardized when daughter Arrietty is discovered by the young boy who lives in the house.

Studio Ghibli’s
magic is proportional
to size this time out.

Grade: B-

By Daniel J. Hoag
The Secret World of Arrietty is available now on Blu-ray and DVD.

By Daniel J. Hoag

Miyazaki’s son,
not as Spirited as Pops.
A rare Ghibli dud.

Grade: C

Tales from Earthsea is available on Blu-ray and DVD on 3/8/11.
Originally released in Japan in 2006, Disney’s English version was released in U.S. theaters in 2010.