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Podcast Video: Arts in Review – When books become movies

In our last podcast, we tackle the debate around books that are turned into movies. Photo credit: Natalie Hanson

Alex Coba, Grant Schmieding, Ulises Duenas, and Natalie Hanson

December 19, 2018

In our last podcast for the semester, we decided to tackle a major topic that everyone has a different perspective on - film adaptations of best-selling books, beloved or otherwise. From "The Lord of the Rings" to "Twilight" to comic book adaptations, there's a lot of movies out there that owe it al...

Arts in Review Podcast: Classic Miyazaki anime films influence wider audiences

The anime films of Hayao Miyazaki are beloved around the world, for good reason. Image from IMDB.

Ulises Duenas, Natalie Hanson, and Alex Coba

October 8, 2018

Many of the Japanese director, Hayao Miyazaki's, animated films have been known as classic examples of high-quality anime from Japan and have drawn in generations of fans worldwide. This week, we explored why Miyazaki's anime still not only holds up, but serves as film initiations for animation fans in...

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