Articles for tag: Hayao Miyazaki, Miyazaki, Studio Ghibli

Ponyo on the Cliff by the Sea

The Equation, My Equation: Action (x/3) + Acting (x/2) + Direction (x/2) + Script (x/1) + Special Effects (x/1) + Spectacle (x/1) = x/10 INTRODUCTION The world is certainly enamored with Pixar, and the quality films they have given us like Toy Story. Pixar is more centered on pure computer generated animation and that’s okay. ...

Yarn Pom Pom Crafts for Kids

Pom poms are fun, and kids love making things from the small, fluffy balls. You can make pom poms out of yarn, and the craft is simple enough for kids to make on their own. Let the kids turn the pom poms into anything they can imagine. For example, you can turn them into the ...

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Top 10 Anime Action Movies of All Time

Anime is a popular form of entertainment these days, especially among young people. However, anime films have rarely recieved high acclaim outside of a small circle of viewers and critics. Here, I’m hoping to shed some light on what I think are the best full-length anime action films of all time. Most of these are ...

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‘The Day’: Foreign Post-Apocalyptic Movies

“The Day” is a Canadian post-apocalyptic film. Post-apocalyptic films take place after some event destroys most of the Earth and human life. In the U.S., a post-apocalyptic film might take place after technology destroys life, similar to “WALL-E.” The reason for Earth’s destruction varies in foreign post-apocalyptic films because of the country’s own ideas. Here ...

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Foreign Film Re-tellings of Classic Fairy Tales

Fairy tales have become the latest fad in films. It seems superheroes are heading out and fantastical stories are taking over. We’ve had several Snow White films leading the way, and now there is “Jack the Giant Slayer” and “Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters.” Both movies put a twist on the classic fairy tale, giving ...

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‘From Up on Poppy Hill’: Studio Ghibli Films with a Realistic Feel

The majority of animated films use fantasy elements, such as talking animals, anthropomorphic objects, and magic. Both Disney and Japan’s Studio Ghibli do this because it creates a huge fantasy world for viewers, both children and adults. Studio Ghibli’s latest film, however, relies heavily on reality. From Up On Poppy Hill” is a simple story ...

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Top Ten Anime Movies of All Time

Anime encompasses every genre known to filmmakers and writers, so it’s not easy to choose the best of the bunch. There are a few movies, however, that stand out to fans both new and old. The most notable anime film in the minds of many is Akira, released in Japan in 1988. An immediate blockbuster ...