Old and New: Mobile Suit Gundam: Cucuruz Doan’s Island
Frida writing team member Josh Green compares and contrasts Mobile Suit Gundam: Cucuruz Doan’s Island, the latest installment of the Gundam franchise, with the episode of the original series that it’s based on.
Growing Up with Gundam
Frida writing team member Josh Green shares his memories of watching Gundam as a kid in anticipation of the new film Mobile Suit Gundam: Cucuruz Doan’s Island.
A Little Night Music: Joe Hisaishi and Studio Ghibli
Frida writing team member Josh Green examines several music pieces from the films of Studio Ghibli.
Haven’t Seen: Grave of the Fireflies and Pom Poko
Frida writing team member Josh Green shares his impressions of Grave of the Fireflies and Pom Poko in anticipation of seeing them at the Frida.
Ghibli Fest At The Frida – April 2022
Join us this April for Ghibli Fest 2022, a month-long celebration of the films of Studio Ghibli!
April’s Ghibli Fest: Storytelling and Femininity
Guest writer Shelby Perlis shares her experience watching the films of Studio Ghibli and their interpretations of femininity in anticipation of Ghibli Fest 2022.
Perfect Blue: Persona and Veristic Surrealism
Frida volunteer Dani Leard and writing team member Josh Green analyze Satoshi Kon’s surreal deconstruction of reality in Perfect Blue.
Akira – An Influence to All of Film
Throughout the history of animated film there has been numerous films that can easily described as influential to the medium…
Volunteer of the Month Paul Hernandez on Paprika
The last feature film to be made by the anime innovator before his death, it’s as thought-provoking as it is mind-bending, with many citing its heady sci-fi story as an antecedent (or, as others contend, an uncredited inspiration) for Christopher Nolan’s Inception.