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    Arthouse Audit: 'Wind Rises' and 'Elaine Stritch' Pull Crowds, 'In Secret' Sags

    The range of new art films this weeks shows the diversity of the specialized world, with an acclaimed animated feature, another show business documentary, two subtitled films and a higher-budget period drama all debuting to quite variable results. "The Wind Rises" and "Elaine Stritch: Shoot Me" are ...

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    Three Films to See in Theaters This Weekend (and Two to Skip)

    This weekend's your chance to catch two Foreign Language Oscar hopefuls -- Palestine's "Omar" and erstwhile Romanian contender "Child's Pose." Also, head to the English-language revamp of Hayao Miyazaki's farewell feature film "The Wind Rises," with its star-studded voice cast, but heed critics' adv...

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    The Wind Rises

    Certainly no one else would render such a story in old-school, hand-drawn animation instead of surrendering to modern CGI. But that’s what makes Miyazaki unique.

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    From Worst To Best: Ranking The Films Of Hayao Miyazaki

    When it premiered at the Venice Film Festival back in August, "The Wind Rises," which hits theaters this week, was accompanied by the announcement that it would be the last feature film from director Hayao Miyazaki. It may be that that turns out to be premature—the filmmaker has said as much several...

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    Review: Hayao Miyazaki's Fascinating And Beguiling 'The Wind Rises'

    Last year's Venice Film Festival saw a number of filmmakers push outside their comfort zone. Alfonso Cuarón made a 3D blockbuster set entirely in zero gravity. Kelly Reichardt made a thriller. Stephen Frears made a good movie. But no departure has been greater from a filmmaker than the one that Haya...

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    Miyazaki Talks Retirement, Oscars, True History in 'The Wind Rises'

    Well, I hate to break it to you, but during my satellite interview at Team Disney last week on the Oscar-nominated "The Wind Rises," Hayao Miyazaki confirmed that he will not direct another movie.

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    February's 6 Must-See Indie Films

    Not going to the Berlin Film Festival? Well, there's plenty of fantastic cinema from around the world about to hit US theaters this month, which should more than make up for that. From India to Palestine, Quebec to Japan, check out Indiewire's very world cinema-minded picks for February 2014's best

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    10 Films To See In February

    The shortest month of the year can still yield ten movies worthy of your attention! We continue through the doldrums of that cold time called “every month before summer,” and while March has transformed into a time for decent fare, we still have to blaze through February. The films assembled are a m...

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    Immersed in Movies: Talking with the Best Animated Feature Oscar Nominees

    I recently chatted with the Oscar nominees for The Croods (directors Chris Sanders and Kirk DeMicco), Despicable Me 2 (Chris Renaud), Ernest & Celestine (Benjamin Renner), Frozen (Chris Buck and Jennifer Lee), and The Wind Rises (producer Toshio Suzuki). We discussed what makes their work perso...

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    Miyazaki Thanks Academy

    When Hayao Miyazaki officially announced his retirement back in September, it seemed like he wasn't going to back down. But since then, rumors have circulated that the 73-year-old Studio Ghibli director may not stick the landing. In other news, the director graciously thanked the Academy for nominat...

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