• Annecy Film Review: ‘Mirai'

    4 monthes ago - By Variety

    After such expansive fantasies as “Wolf Children” and “Summer Wars,” Japanese animation master Mamoru Hosoda delivers a story of such intimate, unpretentious simplicity, you'd hardly recognize it as coming from the ambitious visionary behind those films. And yet “Mirai” - which inventively depicts the way a young boy's world is turned upside down by the...
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  • Film Review: ‘Eating Animals'

    4 monthes ago - By Variety

    A friend of mine who's a devoted carnivore told me that he had no interest in seeing the food documentary “Eating Animals,” because “when I hear that title, it makes my mouth water.” He is, in other words, not the target viewer for a lesson in vegetarian fortitude. Actually, though, he's got the movie all...
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