Tagged With mary and the witchs flower

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The new anime movie Mary and the Witch's Flower, released earlier this month in the U.S., pitches itself as a whimsical, enchanting film that could fit right in with the Studio Ghibli family of classics. Its dazzling animation almost obscures a plot with holes large enough to fly through with a broom. For kids, that won't matter. Adults, by the end, might yearn for Princess Mononoke.

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Released nationally yesterday, Mary and the Witch's Flower is the first film from Studio Ponoc, a production house founded by Studio Ghibli alumni Yoshiaki Nishimura and Hiromasa Yonebayashi. So Amanda and Jackson sat down to enjoy the film, although they both walked away a tad disappointed.