This repost was published in hindsight, on 23 March 2019.
TromaNight rolls to a close in 2003 with three excellent offerings. Tonari no Totoro, Pitch Black and Kiki Delivery Service. The first and last were excellent. Pitch Black was a good middle film without doubt – but perhaps easier to forget because the other two were so charming.
The music in Kiki is really rather special. It was a joy to watch and listen to – and the cat! The cat (played by Phil Hartman, of Simpsons fame (Troy Maclure and Lionel Hutz)) was a joy to watch. Very *very* catlike in behaviour and commentary…
Cross-reference: Final Troma Night Of The Year