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NY Comic Con ’16: Day Three Overview

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Looking to avoid what happened when I arrived at the Javits Center the day before, I went to the trouble of arriving extra early.  I arrived at 7:45am (I got off the 7 train at 34th St. and I was … Continue reading

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Blu-ray Tuesdays: 7/5/16 Recommendations

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‘Grave of the Fireflies’ & ‘Only Yesterday’

(For Takahata’s first two films, check out The Little Norse Prince & Chie the Brat) After the success of 1981’s Chie the Brat, Isao Takahata was hired to direct what would become 1989’s Little Nemo: Adventures In Slumberland (Telecom had … Continue reading

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‘Whisper of the Heart’ & ‘The Cat Returns’

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This year marks the 15th anniversary of the death of Yoshifumi Kondo (1950-1998), who worked in Japan as an animator and director.  He worked in TV animation for several years.  During that time, he co-authored “Animation Book,” a textbook for … Continue reading