Cinéaste living in Minneapolis, film studies graduate from the University of Minnesota, and occasional podcaster.
Watched for the Weekly Animation Challenge 2019
Week 45 - Hayao Miyazaki
Absolutely stunning visuals, that were probably a little lost on my oh so tired brain. It was great seeing this for the first time in the theater, but those midnight screenings can be rough, especially for lyrical movies like Miyazaki's. I also had dreams of turning into a giant insect afterward, so it clearly got into my head. I am very interested in the original manga to see…
The documentary was well done featuring the passionate activism of the participants, but I feel that it would be a bit more effective if there was more about the potential environmental impact, or perhaps the unnecessary aspect of building yet another telescope, or maybe even playing on the colonialism/imperialism involved. How does someone who feels that religious beliefs shouldn't be used to develop policy…