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Teaching Miyazaki's Films in the Time of Pandemic

Miyazaki's powerful worldview speaks to our times in striking ways: the hidden terror of the natural world; the need for truth and compassion; the humanism in the face of adversity.

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More Miyazaki: Castle in the Sky/ My Neighbor Totoro/ Kiki's Delivery Service

Working in wonder and his own special brand of moviemaking delight, Miyazaki manages to be both earnest and ethereal.

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My Neighbor Totoro (2007)

Cinematic flights of imagination don’t come more satisfying than this.

Jack Patrick Rodgers
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Howl's Moving Castle (2004)

Howl's Moving Castle ticks with nervous energy and unsettledness. These jittery-edged images conjure exquisite rhythms as they approximate children's perspectives.

Cynthia Fuchs
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Howl's Moving Castle (2004)

Charming, peculiar, and occasionally ingenious, Howl's Moving Castle tilts between fantastical beauty and philosophical pondering.

Cynthia Fuchs
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Spirited Away (2001/2002)

America is better off with Miyazaki playing in the malls and the multiplexes than Monsters, Inc.

Scott Thill

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