Tag Archive: Miyazaki


Here are a bunch of little bites to satisfy your hunger for movie culture:

A supercut of Darren Aronofsky movies this good deserves a name, and it has one: “Pupil” (via The Playlist):

One mom turned her kids’ room into a shrine to Toy Story. For more pics, visit the woman’s Facebook gallery (via Cinema Blend):

Check out a rocket-powered cat… Continue reading Today in Movie Culture: Darren Aronofsky, 'Big Trouble in Little China,' Hayao Miyazaki, 'The Maze Runner' and More

Housebound – Blu-ray and DVDDirector: Gerard JohnstoneCast: Morgana O’Reilly, Rima Te Wiata, Glen-Paul Waru, Ross Harper

To quote my review from its world premiere at SXSW,“Housebound is a breath of fresh air for the often stale haunted-house genre; a smart, finely acted, appropriately silly and yet totally sincere horror movie made for people who have seen it all and want something a little different.”

It may not the scariest… Continue reading New on DVD/Blu-ray: The Hilarious '22 Jump Street,' the Awesome 'Housebound,' 3 Classic Miyazaki Movies and More

Spirited Away MinecraftWhen I’m not watching movies, I’m usually off playing videogames – so I especially love it when two of my life’s greatest passions intersect. We’ve got lots of that happening in today’s roundup.

Let’s kick things off with yet another cool Minecraft recreation of something beloved by film fans – this time it’s Hayao Miyazaki’s Spirited Away that’s been reimagined in blocky detail. The work… Continue reading Miyazaki Meets 'Minecraft,' Plus 'Dark Souls II' and 'Banner Saga' Trailers in Today's Movie Game Roundup

Hayao Miyazaki at His Retirement Press Conference on September 6, 2013Ken Ishii/Getty Images

Animation legend Hayao Miyazaki is retiring — for real.

The iconic director, who won a 2003 Academy Award for “Spirited Away,” confirmed a statement from his Studio Ghibli that his latest film, “The Wind Rises,” would be his last.

“I know… Continue reading Hayao Miyazaki on Retiring: 'This Time, I Am Quite Serious'

‘The Secret World Of Arrietty’ And 10 Other Hayao Miyazaki Films You Must Watch (VIDEO)

Miyazaki’s “Ponyo” may not have been his best, but that doesn’t mean that it’s not a great example of a beautifully drawn animated film, featuring Miyazaki’s unique animation and amazing visual technique. However, “Ponyo’s” plot was neither compelling nor memorable, making it one of his weakest endeavors to date.

Miyazaki’s “Ponyo” may not have been his best, but that doesn’t mean that it’s not a great example of a… Continue reading 'The Secret World Of Arrietty' And 10 Other Hayao Miyazaki Films You Must Watch (VIDEO)