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The Decade Decathlon: 2013

Welcome back to the Decade Decathlon, where we're taking an extended look back at the past decade of filmmaking to see what worked, what didn't, and what stories we can learn from the past. I'm sure that there are more tactful ways of going...

 
 
 
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Miyazaki's The Wind Rises gets English voice cast

Hayao Miyazaki's The Wind Rises (which could very well be his final film before retirement) has been inching closer and closer to a domestic release after it's fly through Japan. Shortly after getting the first US trailer for the film a few...

 
 
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US trailer for Miyazaki's final film, The Wind Rises

Now that English voiceover recording for the domestic release of Hayao Miyazaki's probable final film, The Wind Rises, is just beginning, there is absolutely no dialogue in this first trailer for its upcoming US release. But that doesn't m...

 
 
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Flixist Discusses Review: The Wind Rises

After the credits rolled at the screening of The Wind Rises at this year's New York Film Festival, Hubert and I spent the next hour talking about the film, what we liked and didn’t like, where we thought it succeeded or failed, and wh...

 
 
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Hayao Miyazaki's The Wind Rises hits NY/LA in November

I'm really excited to be seeing Hayao Miyazaki's The Wind Rises at the New York Film Festival. If you're not attending the NYFF screenings and live in New York or Los Angeles, you'll be able to catch Miyazaki's final feature film from ...

 
 
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Hayao Miyazaki explains why he's retiring

There was a shock at the Venice Film Festival last weekend when Studio Ghibli president Koji Hoshino announced that The Wind Rises would be Hayao Miyazaki's last feature film. Miyazaki has talked about retirement since 1997's Princess ...

 
 
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New Releases, week of 9/7/13: Sabrina's Cat Edition

When the Sabrina the Teenage Witch show aired as part of ABC's TGIF lineup, I thought it was the neatest show (but Boy Meets World had it beat, hands down) since the animatronic cat on the program was named Salem and was voiced by the same ...

 
 
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The Wind Rises delivers new trailer and controversy

With Studio Ghibli's The Wind Rises sitting at number one for four weeks running in Japan, and what's sure to be a successful festival tour picking up with the Venice Film Festival one would believe that everything was going fine for ...

 
 
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Promo/trailer for Hayao Miyazaki's The Wind Rises

We shared a brief teaser of Hayao Miyazaki's The Wind Rises (Kaze Tachinu) a few weeks ago, but now we have a gorgeous four-minute trailer for the film. It's preceded by some promo material featuring Miyazaki and a few fellow Ghibli-ites. ...

 
 
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Teaser Trailer: The Wind Rises (Kaze Tachinu)

Here is your first very brief look at Hayao Miyazaki's new film, The Wind Rises. The footage aired on Japanese television and reveals a kind of pastoral whimsy and a bird plane. It's not much (about 30 seconds), but it's very pleasant for ...

 
 
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New images for Miyazaki's next film, The Wind Rises

Reportedly getting a trailer sometime this week, The Wind Rises is Hayao Miyazaki's next upcoming project and like anything he does even a few stills/posters are gorgeous. The film is based off of a manga of the same name and tells the...

 
 
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Flix for Short: Giant God Warrior Appears in Tokyo

What do you get when the director of Neon Genesis Evangelion and animator for Nausicaa Of The Valley The Wind, Anno Hideaki, commissions a short film, gets direction by Higuchi Shinji (animator on Evangelion), and a giant creature des...

 
 
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Live-action Kiki's Delivery Service film confirmed

A few weeks ago, we brought news of a potential live-action adaptation of Kiki's Delivery Service to be directed by The Grudge series creator Takashi Shimizu. Today, Twitch has confirmed the film's production, as well as Fuka Koshiba i...

 
 
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UK stage adaptation of Princess Mononoke met with praise

You may remember that there was a planned UK stage adaptation of Hayao Miyazaki's Princess Mononoke. Whole Hog, the theater company responsible for this live-action adaptation, turned to Kickstarter to help make the play the best that it co...

 
 
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Rumor: Live action Kiki's Delivery Service

Again, this is a rumor coming from Twitch Film. Don’t be too hasty about this being true or not. So Twitch was told that Japanese horror director Takashi Shimizu (Ju-On and The Grudge) has come on board to direct a live action adaptat...

 
 
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NYC: Hayao Miyazaki retrospective 4/5-4/7 and 4/12-4/14

We all know Hayao Miyazaki is a master of his craft, and if you live in New York, you're in for a real treat. The Brooklyn Academy of Music is doing an eight-film Miyazaki retrospective this weekend and next weekend. BAM will be showing all...

 
 
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Trailer: From Up on Poppy Hill

Two years after its Japanese premiere, From Up on Poppy Hill is getting prepped for a US release this March. A few days after the film's official poster was released, we have the first trailer complete with US voiceovers. The dub includes ...

 
 
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New poster for Studio Ghibli's From Up On Poppy Hill

I don't think there are really words enough for me to describe the affection I feel towards Studio Ghibli and the wonderful films they create. From Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind all the way up to The Secret of Arietty, I love them...

 
 
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Posters for Studio Ghibli's two 2013 films

The Studio Ghibli retrospective in New York City is entering its final week now. As that draws to a close, we're getting a small taste of Studio Ghibli's output for next year. Two posters have dropped, one for Hayao Miyazaki's The Wind Rise...

 
 
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Kickstart the Princess Mononoke stage adaptation

Back in September we reported on a stage adaptation of Hayao Miyazaki's Princess Mononoke, which is being put on by the Whole Hog Theatre in London. Tickets for their April 2013 shows have already sold out, but Whole Hog is turning to Kick...

 
 
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Studio Ghibli retrospective returns to New York City

About this time last year there was a great Studio Ghibli retrospective in New York City, which eventually made its way around the country. I'm happy to report that it's back again this year thanks to the IFC Center and GKIDS (Guerrilla Kid...

 
 
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Princess Mononoke being adapted for stage in London

Talk about ambitious. The London-based Whole Hog Theater company is adapting Princess Mononoke into a stage play, which will be performed next year. The show will run from April 2nd to April 6th at the New Diorama Theater. Tickets have alre...

 
 
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Miyazaki's next film will be a biopic of Jiro Horikoshi

Now here is a man whose works I eagerly anticipate! So as I deliver this news to you I want you to know that my heart is brimming with joy! Acclaimed director Hayao Miyazaki's next film will be a biopic of Jiro Horikoshi, the man made famou...

 
 
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Mondo and artist Olly Moss make over Princess Mononoke

I hope it isn't forward of me to assume that, as an astute reader of Flixist, you are no stranger to the wonderful work of Mondo, the division of the Alamo Drafthouse responsible for some of the most unique and beautiful posters based on al...

 
 
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Movie Debate to the Death! Favorite Studio Ghibli film?

Now that we've all had enough time to see The Secret World of Arrietty, I'll be giving everyone another week to see the Borrowers remake that they should have already rushed out to see. With everyone caught up on the Studio Ghibli filmograp...

 
 
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Losing My Virginity: My Neighbor Totoro

When I heard that Studio Ghibli week was upon us, I knew there was only one thing I could do. It’s something that’s been on my list for years. I’ve run across it numerous times, though never when it’s convenient for ...

 
 
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Underrated: Porco Rosso

[All this week, Flixist is holding Ghibli Week by bringing you all sorts of Studio Ghibli related posts to celebrate the U.S. release of Ghibli's newest movie, The Secret World of Arrietty, on Friday, February 17th! Check back throughout th...

 
 
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Joe Hisaishi: The man behind Miyazaki's music

[All this week, Flixist is holding Ghibli Week by bringing you all sorts of Studio Ghibli related posts to celebrate the U.S. release of Ghibli's newest movie, The Secret World of Arrietty, on Friday, February 17th! Check back throughout...

 
 
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Top Ten Studio Ghibli Films of All Time

Before you scroll down to the bottom of the page and rage over your favorite film not being #1, there is something you should remember: We are choosing from the best animated films ever made. There are no wrong choices. Okay, maybe Tales fr...

 
 
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Beyond Totoro: the most awesome Ghibli-related projects

[All this week, Flixist is holding Ghibli Week by bringing you all sorts of Studio Ghibli related posts to celebrate the U.S. release of Ghibli's newest movie, The Secret World of Arrietty, on Friday, February 17th! Check back throughout th...

 
 
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Top 5 Studio Ghibli Romances

[All this week, Flixist is holding Ghibli Week by bringing you all sorts of Studio Ghibli related posts to celebrate the U.S. release of Ghibli's newest movie, The Secret World of Arrietty, on Friday, February 17th! Chec...

 
 
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Miyazaki's next film will be a realistic look at Japan

A few months ago we mentioned that Hayao Miyazaki was working on an autobiographical film of some kind. Now there is some indication of what's in store thanks to a recent interview with Studio Ghibli producer Toshio Suzuki. According t...

 
 
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Studio Ghibli announces next projects

Studio Ghibli, the Japanese animation studio beloved by animation fans all across the world has announced plans for its next projects. Hayao Miyazaki, co-founder and director of Ghibli, is said to be working on an autobiography, though what...

 
 
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Trailer: Arrietty

Through a series of avenues and alleyways, we have the official UK trailer for the upcoming Studio Ghibli film, Arrietty. The film, an adaptation of The Borrowers by Mary Norton, is about a race of tiny people living secretly amongst the h...

 
 
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Trailer: Kokuriko-Zaka Kara

This is a brand new trailer for the Studio Ghibli summer release called Kokuriko-Zaka Kara. The movie is going to be an adaption of the obscure 1980's manga of the same name. In typical Ghibli style, the main character is a young woman, an...

 
 




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