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”

My Top 25 Favorite Animated Films Made between 2010-2019

Since another decade has gone by, I decided to look back on my favorite films from the last ten years. I will make several posts listing and talking about films throughout this decade, but for today it is all about my personal preferences. I used to be a hardcore critic, but life has mellowed meContinue reading “My Top 25 Favorite Animated Films Made between 2010-2019”

Thoughts on Human Experience: Revisiting Hayao Miyazaki’s “The Wind Rises”

Who has seen the wind? Neither I nor you: But when the leaves hang trembling, the wind is passing through.- Christina Rossetti, 1830 – 1894 Yesterday, my friend Erica and I watched Hayao Miyazaki’s The Wind Rises (2013). For the last five years, it has remained one of my favorites and each time I seeContinue reading “Thoughts on Human Experience: Revisiting Hayao Miyazaki’s “The Wind Rises””

The Most Visually Beautiful Animated Films: 5-1

Here we are finally at the end of the list. It had been an interesting journey but I feel satisfied with the choices I made. In my mind, beauty is often accompanied by stories I feel spiritually connected to. They open the mind and feed my hunger for divine things. These next five films openedContinue reading “The Most Visually Beautiful Animated Films: 5-1”

My Favorite Movies: 10-1

There is a small problem with this list. I have no idea what order these movies are in. I just cannot trust myself to put these into a concrete position. If you have followed my blog before, many of the movies you will recognize. For those, I will keep my comments a little shorter andContinue reading “My Favorite Movies: 10-1”