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“Howl’s Moving Castle”
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Adeline Harper
Junior Aj Osei-Banie recently watched “Howl’s Moving Castle,” a film about a cursed girl named Sophie who finds a wizard to help heal the curse.

Junior Aj Osei-Banie recently watched “Howl’s Moving Castle.” This movie is about a young girl named Sophie who was cursed by the Witch of the Waste because she was jealous of Sophie’s beauty.  Sophie leaves the town to find a wizard named Howl to heal her.

What did you enjoy about this film?

“I enjoyed the storyline and the general plot,” Osei-Banie said.

What motivated you to watch this film?

“The art style got me intrigued, and the fact it was a Studio Ghibli movie,” Osei-Banie said.

What was the most memorable part of this film?

“The most memorable part was honestly Howl and Sophie’s chemistry,” Osei-Banie said, “The soundtrack was also heavenly.”

How is this film different from others that you have watched?

“It’s different because of its themes exploring humanity, compassion, and the feeling of belonging,” Osei-Banie said.

What other films similar to this one would you recommend?

“I’d recommend ‘Children of the sea’ or ‘Kiki’s Delivery Service’,” Osei-Banie said.

“Howl’s Moving Castle” is available on Max and Amazon Prime Video.

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Parker Sobczak, Staff Writer
Junior 1st year with The Prowler   I love money and long walks on the beach. I like trying new foods. My favorite foods are vegetarian hot dogs and stew of all kinds. I love horror movies. My favorites are “Scream” and “Us.”  My favorite shows are “Max and Ruby” and “Inside Job.” I love lemurs.
Adeline Harper, Editor-in-Chief
Senior 3rd year with The Prowler   As Editor-in-Chief for this year, I am excited to be back on The Prowler. Outside of journalism, I enjoy listening to music, quilting, being outdoors, lifting weights, and researching new facts about my favorite subjects, which include music history, reptiles and amphibians, anatomy, and nature in general.

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