Review: The Wind Rises (2014)

The Wind Rises

Purported to be celebrated director and Studio Ghibli co-founder Hayao Miyazaki’s final film, The Wind Rises arrives with a lot of expectation, but sadly falls short of his past works’ lustre. Jiro Horikoshi (Hideaki Anno) has dreamt of becoming a pilot since he was a small child. But when an eyesight impediment forces him to change tacks, he instead matures into a famed aeronautical engineer. The Wind Rises is decidedly darker and more measured than Miyazaki’s previous efforts Continue reading “Review: The Wind Rises (2014)”