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There are lots of influential artists out there, but few can live up to Hayao Miyazaki's reputation. The director is best-known for his work with Studio Ghibli. Over the years, his visionary films have awed millions, and one animation team in Pakistan is putting all that inspiration to good use. After all, the folks at ...
From Studio Ghibli, creators of Spirited Away and My Neighbor Totoro, and Academy Award-winning director Hayao Miyazaki, the heartwarming family adventure Ponyo has delighted audiences for an entire decade. When Sosuke, a young boy who lives on a clifftop overlooking the sea, rescues a stranded ...

Inspired by the National Cherry Blossom Festival, the event will take place from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. Admission and parking are free and concessions will be available for purchase. The festival will celebrate spring, peace and goodwill during the blossom season with Virginia Beach's Sister City, Miyazaki, ...
Hirokazu Miyazaki, anthropology, director of the Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies, said he travels to persuade different towns to abolish nuclear weapons. In November, he helped deliver an invitation from the mayor of Nagasaki to the mayor of Ithaca to join the Mayors for Peace. As of Jan.
FUKUOKA – There's a moment in the original “Point Break” — Kathryn Bigelow's epic ode to adrenaline — when Johnny Utah (played by a pre-Matrix Keanu Reeves) goes to rent his first surfboard. At the surf shop, he's greeted with contempt by a 15-year-old who tells him: “Hey, man, a lot of guys your age ...

For just $5 a ticket, the Avalon's star-lit main house will host sixteen beloved hits – from Miyazaki marvels like "Spirited Away" and "Princess Mononoke" to fellow acclaimed animated achievements like "Grave of the Fireflies" and "Ghost in the Shell" – with showings scattered at 9:30 p.m. and 11 a.m. ...
Back when Weinstein was handling the US release of Studio Ghibli's “Princess Mononoke,” he wanted to edit down the masterpiece to his own liking but Miyazaki and his team clearly wasn't having it. Miyazaki said in a 2005 interview with The Guardian that his producer sent Weinstein a samurai sword to ...

Back in a 2005 interview recently reposted by Metro, SoraNews and Kobini, Studio Ghibli's Hayao Miyazaki told The Guardian about the experience. At that time, Disney had the rights to Princess Mononoke in the United States, and Harvey Weinstein, who then headed up Disney subsidiary Miramax Films, ...
Thanks to Kotaku, anime fans have found an archived interview which director Hayao Miyazaki did in 2005. The icon, who is best-known for his Studio Ghibli films, chatted with The Guardian about his experience working with Weinstein on Princess Mononoke. The controversial producer didn't work on the ...
UTSUNOMIYA--A near century-old wooden house near the Utsunomiya city government building here holds a special place in Hayao Miyazaki's heart. The famed anime director, who is now 77, moved to the dwelling from Tokyo when he was a toddler during World War II because his parents were ...
The art space's latest announcement comes in the form of a one-day film festival featuring movies by Japanese director, producer, animator and manga artist Hayao Miyazaki. There will be four films shown during the event on Saturday, June 16. "Kiki's Delivery Service" will kick things off at 1 p.m., followed ...
“[Miyazaki] brings the detail and also the silences I think,” he continued. “With Miyazaki you get nature and you get moments of peace, a kind of rhythm that is not in the American animation tradition so much. That inspired us quite a lot. There were times when I worked with [composer] Alexandre Desplat on ...
We've already written about how much care and love was put into their Blu-ray releases of films by Hayao Miyazaki, Isao Takahata, and others; now they're bringing back their other gift to fans of Studio Ghibli, by filling most of the rest of the year with Ghibli Fest 2018, a chance to see these movies on the big ...
The 90-second short, titled "Only Slightly Exaggerated," is a dream-scene of children riding enormous bunnies through technicolor tulip fields, comet critters dancing through Crater Lake and humpback whales swimming dreamily in the sky. It's pretty freaking magical. And notably unconventional—which ...
The U.S. is such a large country, full of so many historic sites and picturesque nature, that state tourism divisions often have to work hard to entice people to visit their beautiful state over the others. States like Michigan and North Dakota use celebrity endorsements (Tim Allen and Josh Duhamel, ...


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