As fresh and side-splitting today as it was when it entered theaters during a much different era.
Unsentimental, non-glamorized, and unclouded by the usual overlay of rose-colored nostalgia, this is a raw but rewarding motion picture.
More than 70 years after its premiere, it’s as easy to see a little bit of oneself in Marty as it ever was.
Remains one of Miyazaki’s most memorable endeavors and is among the handful of “must see” animated films produced in the last 40 years.
U.S. Home Release Date: 2018-08-14
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Violence, Profanity)
Director: Joe Russo, Anthony Russo
Cast: Robert Downey Jr., Bradley Cooper, Scarlett Johansson, Zoe Saldana, Paul Bettany, Chadwick Boseman, Chris Pratt, Elizabeth Olsen, Tom Holland, Josh Brolin, Mark Ruffalo, Benedict Cumberbatch, Chris Hemsworth, Chris Evans, Peter Dinklage
With an unwavering devotion to spectacle and action, the film throws down a gauntlet where this kind of mass team-up is concerned.
A superb exercise in understated terror that puts to shame “horror” films that rely on jump scares and cheap theatrics.
"Castle in the Sky" may be the most straightforward action/adventure movie made by Japanese master animator Hayao Miyazaki, and it provides an excellent introduction to his catalog.
Garland’s unwillingness to compromise has resulted in a film whose ideas and philosophy demand thought and dissection and are not easily dismissed or forgotten.