Miyazaki Jr's Debut Feature... beautiful, but flawed and confusing epic tale.
23 September 2014
Excerpt: Even a prolific animation studio like Ghibli can turn out a lesser effort. Hiroyuki Morita's THE CAT RETURNS was my personal least favorite Ghibli movie (at least until this), but that film, simplistic and shallow as it was, seems to have much more accolades than 2006's TALES FROM EARTHSEA arguably...
Pros: "Hare and some of the vocal performances.", "Gorgeous animation and music"
Cons: "Forgettable characters", "Confusing storyline", "Uneven acting in both languages"
If you've read the Earthsea books, I think you'll get a lot more enjoyment out of this
31 January 2010
Excerpt: Tales from Earthsea is an animated film, by Studio Ghibli based upon Ursula K. Le Guin's Earthsea series of books. One of the key things I think when it comes to this film, is who was attached to the project.
Don't expect a Ghibli masterpiece, but not a bad fantasy film.
14 November 2008
Excerpt: I am a huge Studio Ghibli and Hayao Miyazaki fan and when I heard Ghibli where releasing another film I couldn't wait. The DVD I got was from HMV and was a special edition which had a beautifully illustrated cardboard sleeve and 4 postcards from the film so that was a bonus.
It is good but maybe dosent stand up to other studio ghibli movies.
26 May 2008
Excerpt: The most recent studio ghibli movie released in the west, however this title is different from previous works as it was directed by hayao Miyazakis son goro miyazaki ( Hayao Miyazaki created spirited away and princess mononoke for studio ghibli to name some of the better known titles released in the...