Tag Archives: Spirited Away

Playing Catchup: The Japanese Edition

A few more films I’ve (to my shame) only seen for the first time recently. This time, I’ve headed to the Land of the Rising Sun, and come back better for it. SEVEN SAMURAI (1955) Akira Kurosawa’s seminal epic was … Continue reading

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Anti-Pixar Animation

This article was originally written for Subtitled Online September 2012. There are some great alternatives to both the style and content of the products of dominant American animation powerhouse studios like Disney and Pixar, DreamWorks Animation and Blue Sky Studios. Animation as … Continue reading

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