Hayao Miyazaki
Features // 1 Articles
Reviews // 6 Articles
Blogs // 3 Articles

The Best Independent / International Films of 2009
7 Jan 2010 // 3:00 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.


On Miyazaki's Gross, Funny and Touching 'Spirited Away'
21 Jul 2015 // 2:00 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 // 3:00 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.


More Miyazaki: Castle in the Sky/ My Neighbor Totoro/ Kiki's Delivery Service
6 Mar 2010 // 11:00 AM

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 // 9:07 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

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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