Hayao Miyazaki – Part 1 of 3 – Ecologically Friendly

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San with Wolf from Princess Mononoke

With the news of Hayao Miyazaki coming out of retirement once again for yet another film, I felt inspired for the next three blog posts to talk about how Mister Miyazaki shares his views in his films, starting things off with the theme of Nature, ecology and his thoughts regarding the greed of humans and we treat the environment. We will look at different films and how much in common they are in respect to this topic.

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Wreck It Ralph – The Glitch in Us

Vanellope from Wreck It Ralph

Vanellope from Wreck-It-Ralph

In a lot of people’s lives, not all, but many, there’s been a point where we wanted to fit in. Whether to a group of people, or a specific activity we considered admirable, even though we kept getting a slap in the face, or, we’re glitch-y (in someone else’s eyes). Wreck It Ralph is an important film. You do not need to play video games to enjoy this film and its crucial message. Go watch it. Spoilers ahead.

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Song of the Sea – More than a Halloween film?

Saoirse from Song of the Sea

Saoirse from Song of the Sea

Yes, I know. When you think of Halloween, I wouldn’t imagine this cute face to be first thing that popped into your head. You’d think of something scarier or creepier. But Song of the Sea is a beautiful story. Rich in Irish and Celtic culture, folklore and mythology, whose message and art couldn’t have been told in its context at any other time in the year. By any other people.

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