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Gkids To Reissue Six Studio Ghibli Films For Blu-Ray

17 July 2017 10:45 AM, PDT | LRMonline.com | See recent LRM Online news »

Gkids, producer and distributor of animation for adult and family audiences, has announced that it is partnering with Studio Ghibli to handle the famed Japanese animation studio's catalog in North America. Beginning October 17, 2017, Gkids will begin reissuing new Blu-ray and DVD editions of Studio Ghibli's renowned films with six initial titles from Academy Award-winning director Hayao Miyazaki: Howl's Moving Castle, Kiki's Delivery Service, My Neighbor Totoro, Ponyo, Princess Mononoke, and Spirited Away followed by Castle in the Sky and Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind on October 31, 2017. The remaining titles will be reissued in the coming months in brand new Blu-ray and DVD, and are listed below. 

The Studio Ghibli library, led by directors and studio co-founders Hayao Miyazaki and Isao Takahata, is one of the most coveted and critically-lauded in animation, and includes such films as the Academy Award-winning Spirited Away, which was recently listed at »

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Gkids to handle home video on Studio Ghibli catalogue

17 July 2017 10:00 AM, PDT | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Distributor now handles home entertainment rights as well as theatrical on Japanese studio titles.

Gkids has announced it is partnering with Studio Ghibli to distribute the Japanese animation studio’s home video catalogue in North America. 

Starting on October 17, Gkids will reissue Blu-ray and DVD editions of Studio Ghibli’s films and kicks off with six titles from Oscar-winning director Hayao Miyazaki.

The initial six Miyazaki titles are Howl’s Moving Castle, Kiki’s Delivery Service, My Neighbor Totoro, Ponyo, Princess Mononoke, and Spirited Away (pictured), followed by Castle In The Sky and Nausicaä Of The Valley Of The Wind on October 31. 

The remaining titles, which include Hiroyuki Morita’s The Cat Returns and Tomomi Mochizuki’s Ocean Waves, will be reissued in the coming months on Blu-ray and DVD.

The home video partnership builds on the relationship between Gkids and Studio Ghibli. Gkids has handled theatrical rights for the catalogue since 2010.

Gkids released the studio’s recent »

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Reissues of Six Miyazaki Films in the Works From Studio Ghibli, Gkids

17 July 2017 9:00 AM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Gkids is partnering with Studio Ghibli to handle the Japanese animation studio’s catalog in North America, including Hayao Miyazaki’s 2002 Academy Award winner “Spirited Away.”

The alliance was announced Monday and will start with the Oct. 17 reissue of new Blu-ray and DVD editions of six titles from Miyazaki: “Spirited Away” and Oscar-nominated film “Howl’s Moving Castle” along with “Kiki’s Delivery Service,” “My Neighbor Totoro,” “Ponyo” and “Princess Mononoke,” followed on Oct. 31  with “Castle in the Sky” and “Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind.”

The Studio Ghibli library is led by directors and studio co-founders Hayao Miyazaki and Isao Takahata. Gkids has handled theatrical rights for the Studio Ghibli catalogue since 2010, and released “From Up on Poppy Hill,” “Only Yesterday,” “Ocean Waves” and the Academy Award-nominated titles “The Tale of The Princess Kaguya” and “When Marnie Was There.”

Gkids previously announced a partnership with Fathom Events to bring six Ghibli titles back to theaters »

- Dave McNary

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Matthew McConaughey in 'Gold'; Plus This Week's New Digital HD and VOD Releases

18 April 2017 3:00 PM, PDT | Movies.com | See recent Movies.com news »

Our resident VOD expert tells you what's new to rent and/or own this week via various Digital HD providers such as cable Movies On Demand, Amazon, iTunes, Vudu, Google Play and, of course, Netflix. Cable Movies On Demand: Same-day-as-disc releases, older titles and pretheatrical Sleepless (action-drama; Jamie Foxx, Michelle Monaghan, Dermot Mulroney; rated R) Split (thriller-horror-mystery; James McAvoy, Anya Taylor-Joy, Betty Buckley; bonus content available; rated PG-13) The Founder (drama; Michael Keaton, Laura Dern; rated PG-13) The Dark Tapes (horror/sci-fi; Brittany Underwood, Meredith Thomas; not rated) The Duelist (action-drama; Peter Fedorov, Vladimir Mashkov; rated R) Isolation (action-thriller; Dominic Purcell, Luke Mably; rated R) Ocean Waves...

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‘Apocalypse Child’ Sees Beauty and Pain Both Above and Below

18 April 2017 12:01 PM, PDT | FilmSchoolRejects.com | See recent FilmSchoolRejects news »

This Week in Home VideoPlus 9 more new releases to watch at home this week on Blu-ray/DVD.

Welcome to this week in home video! Click the title to buy a Blu-ray/DVD from Amazon and help support Fsr in the process!

Pick of the WeekApocalypse Child

What is it? A young man in the Filipino town of Baler suspects he may have been fathered by a certain American director who filmed a Vietnam war epic in town several years prior.

Why buy it? The identity of finding the truth about his father is a catalyst of sorts here, but it’s far from the focus of Mario Cornejo and co-writer Monster Jimenez’s beautiful, raw, and affecting film. Instead it’s the idea of escaping one’s past through self-deception and distraction that pervades the screen alongside gorgeous visuals and performances. You can’t look away no matter how much you may want to. There »

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Recommended Discs & Deals: ‘Donnie Darko,’ ‘Split,’ ‘Ali,’ and More

18 April 2017 5:22 AM, PDT | The Film Stage | See recent The Film Stage news »

Every week we dive into the cream of the crop when it comes to home releases, including Blu-ray and DVDs, as well as recommended deals of the week. Check out our rundown below and return every Tuesday for the best (or most interesting) films one can take home. Note that if you’re looking to support the site, every purchase you make through the links below helps us and is greatly appreciated.

Donnie Darko (Richard Kelly)

Last year marked the 15-year anniversary of Richard Kelly’s debut cult curio, Donnie Darko. While the film’s cult-status has elevated it into its own separate canon alongside other 21st-century indie-cult hits, Kelly’s two other films — the positively delirious and daring Southland Tales and the labyrinthine sci-fi period piece The Box — prove that he is a director deserving of much greater consideration. Sadly it’s been about eight years since a new »

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4 Great Films New to Movies On Demand in April 2017, Including ‘Toni Erdmann’ and ‘Split’ — IndieWire on Demand

31 March 2017 11:03 AM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

[Editor’s Note: This post is presented in partnership with Movies on Demand. Catch up on the latest films On Demand here.]

Movies on Demand continues to add a wide variety of audience favorites, even as the 2016 awards season is firmly in the rear view. Check out four of our favorite films from the upcoming month below, as well as the full list of great movies available throughout April.

1) “Paterson” (Available April 4)

Making a film about a poet is difficult, but Jim Jarmusch’s modest portrait of a modest Jersey bus driver finds something profound in simplicity. The week-in-the-life approach that Jarmusch takes with his script gives Adam Driver a career-expanding performance filled with warmth and empathy. Toss in one of the most adorable dogs in all of cinema and you have a film from a director returning to form.

2) “Lion” (Available April 11)

Based on Saroo Brierley’s real-life, Google-Earth-aided quest to find his birth family, Garth Davis’ film spans countries with a grace and respect that similar adoption stories rarely have. »

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‘Ronja, the Robber’s Daughter’ Trailer: Studio Ghibli’s First Series Will Stream on Amazon

10 January 2017 8:13 AM, PST | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

If peak anime and peak television had a baby, her name would be “Ronja, The Robber’s Daughter.”

Later this month, Amazon Prime will host the legendary Japanese animation house’s “epic 26-part story” based on the eponymous Astrid Lindgren novel. “Ronja” is the latest in a long line of adaptations for the Swedish Pippi Longstocking scribe, whose work inspired the likes of Lasse Hallström (“What’s Eating Gilbert Grape,” “Chocolat”).

Read More: ‘Ocean Waves’ Review: This Forgotten Studio Ghibli Classic Is Newly Restored And Better Than Ever

The only Studio Ghibli television series will be available to American viewers for the first time on January 27. “Ronja, the Robber’s Daughter” is directed by Goro Miyazaki, the son of Studio Ghibli co-founder Hayao Miyazaki.

The story centers around a ten-year-old girl named Ronja, who lives in a mountain fort with her parents and their band of merry robbers. She spends »

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‘Ronja, the Robber’s Daughter’ Trailer: Studio Ghibli’s First Series Will Stream on Amazon

10 January 2017 8:13 AM, PST | Indiewire Television | See recent Indiewire Television news »

If peak anime and peak television had a baby, her name would be “Ronja, The Robber’s Daughter.”

Later this month, Amazon Prime will host the legendary Japanese animation house’s “epic 26-part story” based on the eponymous Astrid Lindgren novel. “Ronja” is the latest in a long line of adaptations for the Swedish Pippi Longstocking scribe, whose work inspired the likes of Lasse Hallström (“What’s Eating Gilbert Grape,” “Chocolat”).

Read More: ‘Ocean Waves’ Review: This Forgotten Studio Ghibli Classic Is Newly Restored And Better Than Ever

The only Studio Ghibli television series will be available to American viewers for the first time on January 27. “Ronja, the Robber’s Daughter” is directed by Goro Miyazaki, the son of Studio Ghibli co-founder Hayao Miyazaki.

The story centers around a ten-year-old girl named Ronja, who lives in a mountain fort with her parents and their band of merry robbers. She spends »

- Jude Dry

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Rogue One Dominates the New Year's Box Office with $49M

2 January 2017 11:09 AM, PST | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

With no new movies opening in wide release during the final few days of 2016, many were not expecting a huge weekend turnout, or even a close race between the top 10 holdovers. It's fitting that the unpredictable year that was 2016 went out with a bang, as six of the top 10 movies posted increases from last weekend. Although the box office winner was no surprise, as Rogue One took the top spot with an estimated $49.5 million over the three-day weekend, and $64.3 million over the four-day holiday weekend. This tally brings Rogue One up to $439.7 million, just $46.5 million shy of becoming 2016's top-grossing movie, a title currently held by Finding Dory ($486.2 million).

Box Office Mojo reports that Rogue One's three-day gross of $49.5 million represents just a 22.6% drop from last weekend, but when the four-day total of $64.3 million is taken into account, it actually increased 0.5% from its previous frame. Rogue One has currently »

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