The Boy and the Heron

Hayao Miyazaki’s ‘The Boy and the Heron’ to Open Hollywood’s Animation Is Film Festival 

Hayao Miyazaki’s “The Boy and the Heron” will open Animation Is Film on Oct. 18 at the TCL Chinese Theatre in the festival’s first IMAX premiere, the organization […]

TIFF Audience Award Predictions: What Movie Will Get an Oscar Boost?

What will the people choose? In its final stretch, on Sunday, the Toronto International Film Festival will announce the film chosen by the public for the People’s Choice […]

‘The Boy and the Heron’ review: Miyazaki’s lovely, likely final movie

“The Boy and The Heron,” director Hayao Miyazaki’s latest animated fantasy that had its North American premiere Thursday at the Toronto International Film Festival, could be the legendary filmmaker’s saddest movie.  We’re distraught from the start as little Mahito’s mom is about to die in a hospital fire after a bombing during World War II,…

Toronto Film Festival Kicks Off With Fewer Stars, More Masks and Miyazaki’s ‘Last’ Film ‘The Boy and the Heron’

The Toronto International Film Festival kicked off its 48th edition with the North American premiere of “The Boy and the Heron,” the first feature from animation icon Hayao […]

‘The Boy and the Heron’ Review: Hayao Miyazaki Put Retirement on Hold to Bring Us a Few New Fantasies

More often than not, Hayao Miyazaki’s heroes have been young women — from Ponyo to Princess Mononoke, mischief-seeking Kiki to the two sisters spirited away by furry forest […]

Scalpers Hijack TIFF Screenings With $400 Resale Tickets: ‘It’s Genuinely Insane’

The Toronto International Film Festival is using Ticketmaster to book seats this year, and even though opening night is more than a week away, tickets for high-profile films […]