‘When Marnie Was There’ and wondering where the female animated characters will be now

‘When Marnie Was There’ and wondering where the female animated characters will be now

“When Marnie Was There” may be the last film from animation giant Studio Ghibli, and for fans of animation, that’s sad. For women filmgoers, it’s got sad and worrisome.

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Spreading the feminist spirit of Hayao Miyazaki as ‘Spirited Away’ debuts on Blu-ray

Spreading the feminist spirit of Hayao Miyazaki as ‘Spirited Away’ debuts on Blu-ray

With the Blu-ray debut of “Spirited Away,” Hayao Miyazaki’s Oscar-winning coming-of-age masterpiece about a girl, here’s hoping more creators of animated films capture his spirited affection for strong female protagonists. Plus Quick Hitters on Meryl Streep, LA Film Festival, BFI London Film Festival.

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