Hayao Miyazaki

Travel
Like Hayao Miyazaki's classic film, the park will focus on nature. It won't include rides.
Arts & Culture
We need another story from the animator who accepts darkness and nuance.
Books
Few directors have the ability to captivate an audience like Hayao Miyazaki. Not only are the stories of his films emotionally gripping and beautifully told, they are also visually stunning.
Entertainment
Whether the characters are bugs, rodents, toys or on the wrong end of the shrink-ray, it's clear that big money can come from moviegoers' fascination with seeing things from an itty bitty perspective.
Entertainment
The Mt. Rushmorification of social discourse is destroying any semblance of nuanced, sophisticated analysis. And I'm right there with it, doing what I can to continue the trend.
Entertainment
If you've been going through the vast collection of films that have lapsed into the pubic domain, you've likely stumbled upon an animated feature called The Curious Adventures of Mr. Wonderbird, a strange little thing featuring voices by such luminaries as Peter Ustinov, Claire Bloom, and Denholm Elliott.
Culture & Arts
Does religion exist at all in today's art world? Yes, but most often as documentary or anthropological art about religion. It's also been said that contemporary art viewing experiences are similar to traditional religious experiences.
Travel
The Wind Rises may have lost the Oscar to Disney's Frozen, but Hayao Miyazaki and his famed Studio Ghibli animation studio aren't shedding too many tears. The studio won its own Oscar in 2003 for Spirited Away and was nominated again in 2005 for Howl's Moving Castle.
Culture & Arts
Illustrations are still being submitted to this collaboration, which will come to a close this month (you can track its progress
Entertainment
Given that Joseph Gordon-Levitt has gotten so good at doing the action-hero thing in these big budget blockbusters, one might wonder why he'd then be so eager to voice a desk-bound aeronautical engineer in The Wind Rises. But Joseph has a two word answer to that question: Hayao Miyazaki.
Los Angeles
Hayao Miyazaki's last animated feature is in town, and has been nominated for an Academy Award. Don't miss the chance to see it on the big screen.
Culture & Arts
I am shouting at them "Stop! Stop!" Then I wake up and realized that the day I had been waiting for for over three years has finally arrived.
TV & Film
Miyazaki has won numerous awards for his work and recently announced that "The Wind Rises," which was released in July of
Culture & Arts
In The Wind Rises and in his essay last summer Miyazaki is forcing his viewers and readers to confront a nasty truth about the human condition. War can be exciting -- stirring up visceral emotions to an intensity we don't often feel in our normal lives.
Entertainment
Having announced his retirement, Hayao Miyazaki's made one final feature: The Wind Rises. It's an animated film for adults, but I can't imagine adults -- let alone kids -- sitting still for it.
Entertainment
To the casual observer, the documentary film The Last Of The Unjust is very much of a piece with director Claude Lanzmann's masterpiece Shoah (1985). But for those intimately familiar with that movie, this is a subtly radical departure.