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Animated ‘Weathering With You’ Scores at Box Office — Without an Oscar Boost

This week’s Oscar nominations boosted contenders “1917” (Universal) and “Parasite” (Neon) to further box-office gains. Other nominees saw little impact, from “Bombshell” (Lionsgate) to the second week expansion of French Oscar entry “Les Miserables” (Amazon). While some Oscar also-rans fell short, crowdpleaser “Just Mercy” (Warner Bros.) managed just fine. Such is the uneven impact of […]

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Oscars 2020: Best Animated Feature Predictions

Pixar’s “Toy Story 4” leads a field of sequel-heavy studio contenders for Best Animated Feature, along with rival Disney’s “Frozen 2” and DreamWorks’ “How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World.” But indies are well represented, too, with Netflix’s existential French mystery, “I Lost My Body” (voted Best Animated Feature by the Nyfcc and Lafca), […]

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‘Weathering With You’ Trailer: Get Ready to Cry Oceans in Japan’s Oscar-Contending Anime

Makoto Shinkai‘s films have the ability to impart an immense sadness upon its viewers — but the greatest sadness surrounding his newest film Weathering With You is that U.S. audiences have to wait another two months to see it. Gkids has released yet another trailer for Japan’s Oscar contender, but it’s only a cruel reminder […]

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‘Weathering With You’ Review: A Beautiful but Flawed Film about Romance and Climate Change | Tiff 2019

Though he’s been making acclaimed movies for years, it was not until Your Name. became the highest-grossing anime film ever in Japan and a global sensation that people started eagerly anticipating Makoto Shinkai’s next feature, Weathering With You. The result is a beautifully animated film about love, growing up, and human’s emotional connection to the […]

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Japan’s ‘Weathering With You’ Set for China Theatrical Release

“Weathering With You,” the hit Japanese animation directed by Makoto Shinkai, is set for a theatrical release in mainland Chinese theaters. Chinese state media reported on Monday that the film had been approved by China’s censors, but said that the film had not yet been given a release date.After his previous hit “Your Name,” “Weathering […]

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‘Weathering With You’ Heads for $100 Million Box Office Haul

Makoto Shinkai’s animated romantic drama “Weathering with You” passed the JPY10 billion ($94 million) mark in Japan on Wednesday, according to an announcement by distributor Toho. This makes it the tenth-highest earning Japanese film of all time.Since its release on July 19 on 448 screens in 359 complexes, the film has racked up 7.52 million […]

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