Hayao Miyazaki
Features // 2 Articles
Reviews // 6 Articles
Blogs // 3 Articles
//Features

Miyazaki’s Haunted Utopia: The Ghost of Modernity in 'Kiki’s Delivery Service'
19 Jan 2017 // 10:00 PM

This is not truly a witch’s story, but a ghost story of modernity.

The Best Independent / International Films of 2009
7 Jan 2010 // 4:00 PM

Looking for something far off the well-beaten mainstream path? Well, step on over to some savory world and outsider independent cinema. It's here where the risks, the experimentation, and the true art lives.

//Reviews

On Miyazaki's Gross, Funny and Touching 'Spirited Away'
21 Jul 2015 // 3:00 AM

The imagination of the film is unparalleled, but what truly makes Spirited Away a masterpiece is how it imbues the fantastic with so much real feeling.

'New York Film Festival 2013': A Dizzying Panorama
30 Oct 2013 // 4:00 AM

The Wind Rises was the first film that I saw at the Festival and a lovely note on which to close, creating the sense of wonder and excitement you want from movies.

//Blogs

More Miyazaki: Castle in the Sky/ My Neighbor Totoro/ Kiki's Delivery Service
6 Mar 2010 // 12:00 PM

He is often referred to as the Japanese Walt Disney, and with good reason. Over the course of nearly four decades in animation, writer/director/

Practically Perfect: Miyazaki's 'Ponyo on the Cliff by the Sea' (2009): Blu-ray
1 Mar 2010 // 10:07 PM

He is consistently hailed as the last great master of 2D animation, the Walt Disney of his own amazing and imaginative Japanese empire. Several of

//Mixed media
//Blogs

NYFF 2017: 'Mudbound'

// Notes from the Road

"Dee Rees’ churning and melodramatic epic follows two families in 1940s Mississippi, one black and one white, and the wars they fight abroad and at home.

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