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  1. The Pope and the Animator

    July 23, 2015 11:06 am 9 Comments

    “The aesthetic of the Pope’s reflections (on the tension between man and nature, the tendency of man to use technology to dominate others and the environment, and the ideal of an integral ecology) remind me of the films of Hayao Miyazaki. I think Miyazaki explores similar themes, although from a… Read more »

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  2. John Herreid

    Great Films for Kids: Song of the Sea

    March 13, 2015 9:08 am 5 Comments

    Animator Tomm Moore’s vision is the vision of old Irish folktales, where saints and heroes, fairies and angels, monsters and missionaries comingle in stories and legend. His first film, The Secret of Kells, is a fanciful and wondrous imagining of the creation of the Book of Kells. His second, Song… Read more »

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  3. John Herreid

    Great Films for Kids: The Secret of Kells

    March 6, 2015 9:05 am 13 Comments

    If the world is going to ruin, what is the purpose of creating beautiful things? That’s a question you might find interwoven in the plot of an art film aimed at adults. But here it is in a movie for kids. And it’s better expressed here than in many other… Read more »

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