More stories

  • Fireworks 2

    Film Review: ‘Fireworks’ Features Some Great Animation, But Struggles With Storytelling

    When most audiences think about Japanese animation in America, their mind goes straight to Studio Ghibli outings. That studio has been a powerhouse for decades and is home to arguably the greatest animation director ever. However, strides have been made by directors and animators across the country. In the process, animation remains one of Japan’s greatest exports […] More

  • GKIDS 2018

    GKIDS and Fathom Events Bring ‘Fireworks’ and Four Additional Animated Features to US Cinemas in 2018

    GKIDS announced they are partnering with Fathom Events to bring five new animated films to US cinemas in 2018. GKIDS is the distributor behind Academy Award nominated films including “The Secret of Kills,” “Ernest & Celestine,” and “The Breadwinner.” They also handle all North American distribution for Studio Ghibli, including the annual Studio Ghibli Fest, […] More