My Favorite Animated Scenes: 10-1

10. The Wind Rises (2013)- Running to Naoko The Wind Rises is one of my favorite Hayao Miyazaki films. I won’t say too much about it since I’ve reviewed and analyzed it to death. I couldn’t decide which part of the movie I loved the best until I went back over my review from 2014.  There is oneContinue reading “My Favorite Animated Scenes: 10-1”

The Most Visually Beautiful Animated Films: 10-6

10. Pocahontas, 1995 Heh. . . this is not one of my favorite movies. I find the story, characters and premise dull as toast. Supposedly, this was supposed to be bigger than The Lion King. Unfortunately, it did not have the staying power as a story or a film. Despite my negative opinion of itContinue reading “The Most Visually Beautiful Animated Films: 10-6”

Memorable Moments in Animation: Above Average films (Part 1)

The next ten films are, in my opinion above average films that are beautiful and charming in their own way. Yet they still lack something. For Some it was a bloated plot. Others, characterization and screenplay. Regardless, each of these films generated incredible animation despite their imperfections. Each scene that I mention for the filmsContinue reading “Memorable Moments in Animation: Above Average films (Part 1)”

(風立ちぬ Kaze Tachinu) The Wind Rises (2013): Movie Review

“I wanted to create something that is realistic,          fantastic,              at times caricatured,                    but as a whole, a beautiful film.” (January 10, 2011 Hayao Miyazaki) I have been a fan of Hayao Miyazaki’s work for five yearsContinue reading “(風立ちぬ Kaze Tachinu) The Wind Rises (2013): Movie Review”