Tag Archives: Mamoru Hosoda

The Boy and the Beast

We have been looking recently at the films of Mamoru Hosoda, the director of The Girl Who Leapt Through Time, Summer Wars and Wolf Children. The Boy and the Beast is his 2015 film, which he also wrote, and his … Continue reading

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Wolf Children

I have never been a big fan of the werewolf genre, generally finding the whole concept overdone and repetitive, but Wolf Children is an exception.  The director and co-writer is Mamoru Hosoda, who also directed The Girl Who Leapt Through … Continue reading

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Summer Wars

Modern technology is scary and dangerous… or is it?  Our lives are increasingly tied into technology, reliant on it continuing to work to avoid massive disruption to our day to day lives.  What happens if that goes wrong?  And is … Continue reading

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The Girl Who Leapt Through Time

Over the last couple of months we’ve looked at every Studio Ghibli movie worth bothering with, but they never did have the monopoly on good animated films, and they certainly don’t now.  Since the early 2000s in particular, several new … Continue reading

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