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Oscar Watch: Best Animated Feature Contenders

As technology gets bigger and the world gets smaller, the annual animated feature landscape becomes more and more diverse, with audiences and critics alike willing to step outside their ... Continue Reading →
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GKIDS Announces Ghibli Doc Release

GKIDS has announced it will be bringing the intriguing Studio Ghibli documentary The Kingdom of Dreams and Madness to New York’s IFC Center on Friday, November 28 — a much ... Continue Reading →
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Miyazaki to Receive Honorary Oscar

This Saturday at the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences’ Governors Awards, legendary Japanese animation director Hayao Miyazaki will be presented with an honorary Oscar ... Continue Reading →
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20 Films Enter the Best Animated Feature Oscar Race

The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences has announced that 20 films have been submitted for consideration in the Best Animated Feature category for the upcoming 87th annual ... Continue Reading →
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VIZ Publishes Miyazaki’s Original ‘Mononoke’

Among the movies of Hayao Miyazaki, 1997′s Princess Mononoke stands tall as one of his greatest achievements and as the film that brought widespread awareness of his work to America. Now, ... Continue Reading →
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Seals of Excellence

With their much-anticipated, beautiful 2D pic, Song of the Sea, director Tomm Moore and the team at Cartoon ... Continue Reading →
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‘Princess Kaguya’ Opens October 17

GKIDS has announced it will release Studio Ghibli’s latest feature animation The Tale of the Princess Kaguya in theaters in New York, Los Angeles and Toronto on October 17 — ... Continue Reading →
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‘Princess Kaguya’ Tops Fantastic Fest Winners

Fantastic Fest in Austin, Texas has declared Studio Ghibli’s animated feature The Tale of Princess Kaguya — directed by Isao Takahata — to be the audience-voted top ... Continue Reading →
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NYFF Premieres Remaster of Grimault’s ‘Mockingbird’

Paul Grimault’s classic 1952 animated feature The King and the Mockingbird will be revived at the 2014 New York Film Festival in October, when the painstakingly restored version ... Continue Reading →
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Academy Gives Miyazaki Governor’s Award

Animators Hayao Miyazaki will receive a Governor’s Award from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, along with screenwriter Jean-Claude Carrière, actress Maureen O’Hara ... Continue Reading →