Tag Archives: movie-ish

“The Wind Rises”, As Did Japan

So why would Hayao Miyazaki, one of Japan’s greatest directors, chose to make his final movie about an obscure aircraft designer?  He has said that “The Wind Rises” will be his last, and he’s already 73.   None of his other … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Where Are Movies Made?

Mainly the US, as one would expect.  As in the post What Are Movies About, I looked at the IMDB databases to find out in what countries movies get made.  I took their list of titles and removed works marked … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged | 8 Comments

What Are Movies About?

IMDB has a nice feature whereby users can add keywords and genres to listed shows.  They have generously made these databases available here.   Can we use this to find out what movies are really about? First off, I tried to … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged | 1 Comment