And in continuing with our series on really trippy animated films, here’s Howl’s Moving Castle!
Very few people can deny that Hayao Miyazaki is one of the great geniuses of animation, constantly pushing the boundaries of what animation can do while telling great stories at the same time. Even people who don’t like the anime style of animation like his films. He’s the Walt Disney of Japan. That being said though, even a genius has to fail every once and a while.
Okay… This movie was weird… very very weird…
It’s quite likely that most of you have never heard of this film unless you happen to be French. This is basically a stop-motion animated French film animated with plastic toys about the misadventures of a Horse, a Cowboy, and an Indian [no, I will not call the character Native American because 1) that’s the character’s name in the film, and 2) he’s not American, he’s French, so let’s drop it and move on].