Movie review: Oscar-nominated 'Wind Rises' lives up to hype

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Posted: Saturday, March 15, 2014 12:00 am

If you’re a fan of Japanese animation master Hayao Miyazaki, you won’t want to miss “The Wind Rises,” one of this year’s Oscar nominees for best animated feature. Miyazaki has announced his retirement, and this may be his last movie.

He won the animated-feature Oscar for “Spirited Away” (2001) and was nominated for “Howl’s Moving Castle” (2004). His credits also include “Ponyo,” and he wrote “From Up on Poppy Hill” with his animator son.

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