Weekend Reads: iZombie, A Ghost Story, Shoegaze History, Battle Royale’s Legacy, Hayao Miyazaki’s Storytelling & more
Also: Your new favorite typeface to hate, revisiting David Lynch’s Dune, gritty modern reboots, whither Google Fiber, and the downside of constant communication.
Weekend Reads: Anime’s New Golden Age, Luc Besson’s Valerian, “Post-Horror” Films, the World’s Oldest Websites, Brain-Hacking & more
Also: Facebook’s population, the iPhone’s future, North Korea, Donald Trump’s TV addiction, new movie formats, comic books, and Henry David Thoreau’s video game.
Paris-based filmmaker “dono” condenses everything that’s good and golden about Miyazaki’s work into three minutes.
Now that Studio Ghibli seems to be in a twilight stage of its existence, I’m doubly interested in Mami Sunada’s documentary.
Reading: Critiquing Anonymous, Washing the Dead, 4AD Essentials, Celebrating Nebraska, Thanksgiving Politics & More
Also: Tired of introverts, think before you post kid photos, essential 4AD songs, outer space, learning from Satanists, Spirited Away’s beauty, and secular responses to sacred art.
The animation master is working on a samurai manga set during Japan’s Warring States period.
The director’s early film will arrive here in the States on Blu-ray on March 8, 2011.