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'The Wind Rises' Stuns Critics As Hayao Miyazaki Leaves On A High

By Jack de Aguilar | 9th May 2014

If ‘The Wind Rises’ is really to be Hayao Miyazaki’s last feature, then he certainly departs the medium at a good moment, receiveing critical acclaim for his historical drama, which also achivieved commercial success by...

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Emily Blunt And John Krasinski Team Up For Hayao Miyazaki's Final Film

19th December 2013

Hollywood couple Emily Blunt and John Krasinski are set to work together for the first time in Japanese filmmaker Hayao Miyazaki's final movie.The married stars, who are expecting their first child together next year (14),...

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Joseph Gordon-levitt, Emily Blunt Join The Wind Rises

18th December 2013

Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Emily Blunt will provide voices for 'The Wind Rises'.The 'Looper' stars will reunite to voice the lead characters in the English-language version of acclaimed Japanese filmmaker Hayao Miyazaki's final movie before he...

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Animé Director Hayao Miyazaki Will Officially Retire After 'The Wind Rises' [Trailer]

By Lauren James | 6th September 2013

Hayao Miyazaki has officially confirmed that he will retire after the release of his upcoming swan song, The Wind Rises, after Studio Ghibli's president, Koju Hoshino, made the initial announcement at the Venice Film Festival...

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Jurassic Park 3d Remains No. 1 In China

3rd September 2013

Jurassic Park 3D held on to first place at the Chinese box office in its second week, earning $16.34 million and bringing its gross to nearly $50 million, the website ChinaFilmNews.com reported today (Tuesday). In...

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Hayao Miyazaki Set To Retire From Film Making, Does He Leave On Top?

By Michael West | 2nd September 2013

Director Hayao Miyazaki is set to retire from making feature films after his latest project The Wind Rises which was released in Japan on July 20th 2013. The announcement was delivered by the President of...

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Studio Ghibli's Hayao Miyazaki To Retire From Animation: 'The Wind Rises' Will Be Swan Song

By Lauren James | 2nd September 2013

Hayao Miyazaki, anime director and animator, will soon retire from filmmaking it was announced at the premiere of his latest and last film, The Wind Rises, at the Venice Film Festival. Koju Hoshino, president of...

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Hayao Miyazaki To Retire

2nd September 2013

'Spirited Away' director Hayao Miyazaki is retiring. The Oscar-winning filmmaker is bowing out of the movie world with 'The Wind Rises' - in competition at the Venice Film Festival this year - his Studio Ghibli...

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Critics In Awe Of Hayao Miyazaki's Final Film; The Wind Rises

By Joe Wilde | 2nd September 2013

Hayao Miyazaki was not present during the screening of his new film, The Wind Rises, at the 70th Venice Film Festival this weekend, as he maintained his status as one of Japan's most famous recluses....

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Animator Hayao Miyazaki Retiring After 'The Wind Rises'

By Elinor Cosgrave | 2nd September 2013

Hayao Miyazaki is retiring after five decades creating critically acclaimed animation films.The announcement was made at the Venice Film festival by Studio Ghibli head, Koji Hoshino, who said "Miyazaki has decided that Kaze Tachinu (The...

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Director Hayao Miyazaki To Retire At 72

1st September 2013

Oscar-winning director Hayao Miyazaki is set to retire from movie-making following the release of his final film, The Wind Rises.The acclaimed animator, 72, was absent on Sunday (01Sep13) as his last picture premiered at the...

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Hayao Miyazaki Announces Retirement For Unspecified Reasons

By Joe Wilde | 1st September 2013

Hayao Miyazaki will no longer be making awe-inspiring films or challenging the conventions of standard animation, as it has been announced that the great animator is due to retire following the release of his latest...

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Solid Debuts For District 9, Time Traveler

18th August 2009

District 9 's final weekend results were slightly better than studio estimates, while The Time Traveler's Wife were slightly worse. District 9 wound up with $37.4 million, while The Time Traveler's Wife took in $18.6...

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Movie Reviews Ponyo

17th August 2009

Critics by and large have always been taken with the artistry of Japanese animator Hayao Miyazaki. So have overseas audiences, who have paid hundreds of millions of dollars to see his films, which include 1997's...

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District 9 Expected To Win Weekend Box Office

14th August 2009

Riding the wave of intense Internet buzz, Sony Picture's sci-fi flick District 9 is expected to prevail over four other newcomers this weekend as well as last week's champ, Paramount's G.I. Joe . The film...

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Miyazaki's Ponyo To Get Full Court Press

12th August 2009

The Walt Disney Company, which holds the distribution rights to the films of Japanese animator Hayao Miyazaki but has never put much marketing effort behind them, is set to give Miyazaki's latest film, Ponyo ,...

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Five U.s. Films To Compete At Venice

29th July 2008

Five U.S. films are among the 21 that will compete for the prestigious Golden Lion award at the 65th annual Venice Film Festival, the Biennale, scheduled to run from Aug. 27 to Sept. 6. At...

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Darren Aronofsky Film Confirmed For Venice Festival

29th July 2008

Darren Aronofsky's new film The Wrestler has been entered in competition for the Golden Lion at this year's Venice film festival.The Requiem for a Dream director - who was this week confirmed to direct a...

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Younger Voters Invited To Oscar Club

6th July 2006

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, which has often been accused of being an old-man's club that is out of touch with the sensibilities of young filmmakers, has invited 120 actors, directors, producers,...

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Miyazaki Dismisses Retirement Rumours

15th February 2006

Japanese animation director HAYAO MIYAZAKI has rubbished rumours he is retiring from his film career, insisting he still has plenty of unfinished business. The 65-year-old, often called the WALT DISNEY of Japan, claims he...

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Sandrelli And Miyazaki Set For Venice Honours

15th August 2005

Italian actress STEFANIA SANDRELLI and Japanese film director HAYAO MIYAZAKI will be presented with the prestigious Golden Lions at this year's Venice Film Festival. Movie maker Miyazaki, 64 - who had a recent hit...

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