Ruby Barnhill

Film Review: Mary and the Witch’s Flower (Japan, 2017) is a familiar yet dazzling adventure that will please Studio Ghibli fans

January 14, 2018

It’s that fantastic time of the year again! We have another Studio Ghi–Wait a minute! This isn’t a Studio Ghibli film! It is in fact, a Studio Ponoc film. In case you don’t know, Studio Ponoc is an animation studio that was founded in 2015 by people who used to work in Studio Ghibli. One […]

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Sydney Film Festival Review: The BFG (USA, 2016)

June 14, 2016

Like many people in the world, Roald Dahl has been one of my favourite authors during my childhood. His twisted sense of humour, his unique whimsical touch and its warm-hearted tone have delighted kids as well as adults all around the world and even the film adaptations of his works have all been well-regarded by […]

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The first full trailer for The BFG is here

April 6, 2016

Steven Spielberg‘s take on the Roald Dahl classic got it’s first trailer today. It’s only a short teaser for the full film but it does give a good look at the visual effects set to the bring the titular giant to life – which, if nothing else, look like a pretty distinctive and cinematic take […]

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