All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Hayao Miyazaki’

Maureen O’Hara, Harry Belafonte Receive Honorary Oscars in Front of Star-Studded Audience.

Maureen O’Hara and Harry Belafonte were awarded honorary Academy Awards Saturday night in front of a star-studded audience at the Governor’s Awards Ceremony. Joining the legendary Irish actress and the social activist in receiving an honorary Academy Award were filmmaker Hayao Miyazaki and screenwriter Jean-Claude Carriere. The event was held at a private dinner ceremony at Hollywood & Highland’s Ray …

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Hayao Miyazaki: Explore His Films with the Kids

Hayao Miyazaki announced his retirement to the shagrin of a massive following, a couple days ago. It was announced along with the presentation of his last movie The Wind Rises. Hayao Miyazaki has a big place in my heart and in the hearts of many people around the world who yearn for something extraordinary. I have children, and we discovered …

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Hyao Miyazaki: Celebrated Filmaker Retires, Ends Era

Celebrated manga artist and Anime icon Hyao Miyazaki announced his retirement Saturday, just after the release of his last film, “The Wind Rises”. Koji Hoshino, the head of Mr. Miyazaki’s famed Studio Ghibli, announced the news Sunday at the Venice Film Festival, where “The Wind Rises” received its international premiere and is screening in competition, Variety reported. Mr. Miyazaki is …

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New Miyazaki Film ‘The Wind Rises’ Trailer Released

Hayao Miyazaki’s films have always couched some social commentary behind their colorful visuals. However, the director’s latest project, The Wind Rises, is a bit less subtle, and has riled conservatives in his home country of Japan. The movie follows the life of Jiro Horikoshi, the man who designed the infamous Mitsubishi A6M Zero fighter plane. Though the content in the …

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Hayao Miyazaki’s Children’s Books

Not too long ago we featured some of the work of etsy’s 84/5 Studio. Specifically, Minimalist Posters of Cult Classics. Now they have released this set of postcards that features minimalist art for each of Hayao Miyazaki and Studio Ghibli’s most popular films. Like most of 8/45 Studio’s stuff, they are experiencing high demand for this set of artistic prints. …

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