Posts by Jake Cunningham

How Kiki’s Delivery Service saved Studio Ghibli

By Jake Cunningham

In the mid ’80s, the anime stable was struggling following back-to-back box office flops. All that changed with the arrival of a young witch.

The Bears’ Famous Invasion of Sicily – first look review

By Jake Cunningham

Dino Buzzati’s 1945 children’s novel is transformed into a wonderful animated allegory.

The Kid Who Would Be King

By Jake Cunningham

A group of school kids embark on an Arthurian quest in Joe Cornish’s charming adventure movie.

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Why Hobo is the perfect typeface for Robert Redford’s swansong

By Jake Cunningham

Title designer Teddy Blanks on how The Old Man & the Gun’s font of choice reflects the actor’s legacy.

How Futura became Gaspar Noé’s go-to typeface

By Jake Cunningham

The ubiquitous font features prominently in the provocative arthouse filmmaker’s work, including his latest, Climax.

The importance of typography in Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

By Jake Cunningham

It’s not just the words themselves that make Mildred Hayes’ message so impactful, but how they’re written.

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