Miyazaki Tribute Gallery – LA’s Mid-City Arthouse Pays Homage

Huge turnout for the MidCity Arthouse Miyazaki Tribute Gallery

This past weekend, the Mid-City Arthouse in Los Angeles honored animation luminary Hayao Miyazaki and his works with a Miyazaki Tribute Gallery for the ages. The show featured submitted works from an array of talented artists, working in multiple media. But they had one thing in common: a rabid devotion to one of the most inspiring individuals in contemporary popular art. […]

The Witchcraft and Psych-Erotic Feminism of ‘Belladonna of Sadness’

Jean and Jeanne, protagonists of Belladonna of Sadness

via hollywoodreporter.com

Belladonna of Sadness is a 70s Japanese adult animation gem formerly forgotten, but recently restored for current limited release; the film combines psychedelic and erotic imagery in a boldly experimental re-imagining of the idea of the ‘witch’.  […]