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Entries Tagged as 'Miyazaki'

Generational Conflict in Spirited Away

April 27th, 2011 by Jeremy Potterfield on Jeremy Potterfield's Blog · No Comments · Uncategorized

Generally, Miyazaki features a young heroine as the main character of his films. This young heroine is often at odds with an older generation. In Spirited Away this young heroine is Chihiro, a young girl moving to a new home. The first generational conflict we notice is the conflict between her and her parents. This [...]

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Tags: Animation·Miyazaki·Spirited Away

The Power of Paper

by Matt on Matthew Furda's Blog · No Comments · Uncategorized

Last night in my Miyazaki ExCo, I had the pleasure of watching “Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind” (風の谷のナウシカ) for the millionth time… or something close to that, anyway.
With every viewing of a Ghibli film, I discover some new detail that I had not noticed before, or I come to the film armed with [...]

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Tags: Nausicaä·Miyazaki·Ghibli·Ohmu·Reiniger·Achmed·paper·Animation

My Blog: Bigger, Longer, and Uncut

February 21st, 2011 by Sam on Samuel Power's Blog · 2 Comments · Uncategorized

So, this is where it starts. Just updating through blog training now, but it shouldn’t be long before there’s something else here.
Something like this: Gertie (JPEG)
Or this:
Maybe a little video too:

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Tags: Test·Early Animation·Anime·Gertie·Miyazaki·Spirited Away