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Suddenly tarps fall on windshields and obstacles appear before bulldozers, sending the lot careening off the road and into a gulch.
It's an awkward movie with an obvious message, handled with none of the charm, passion, nor humanity, that I've come to expect from Ghibli.
Faced with the destruction of their habitat due to the growth of Tokyo, a group of tanuki try to defend their homes.
I admire the film's originality and daringness but in the end it just has too much working against it. It was headachingly preachy and condescending from the very beginning.
Princess Mononoke was able to evaluate the relationship between man and nature without coming off as educational seminar.
In Pom Poko, we are given facts and figures and diagrams and highly obvious visual "metaphors".