An incredible amount of time and attention to detail goes into each and every Studio Ghibli film. The talented animators are known for their expertise in traditional cel animation. That means every single frame is carefully drawn by hand. It’s easy to miss details when the images move so fast. Luckily, Studio Ghibli has recently released a huge collection of 1,178 still images from its iconic films, allowing you to marvel at every hand-drawn element.
Color is a powerful tool in art.
Imagine walking through the woods and then suddenly hearing the calming melodies of Bach playing in the distance.
The 1970s was a golden age for American music. Listeners and performers all over the world were influenced by the styles of American artists—despite the language barriers. Among the fans of English-speaking performers was the Italian singer Adriano Celentano. He composed a peppy song entitled Prisencolinensinainciusol to sound like contemporary American soft rock in the English language.
Decking the halls has gotten even better thanks to Baby Yoda.
Since the COVID-19 pandemic, many of us are working from home—including musicians.
Actor Elliot Page has come out as transgender and revealed their truth in a heartfelt statement posted to their social media accounts on Tuesday, December 1. Page had their big break in the 2007 Oscar-nominated film Juno and currently stars in the popular Netflix show The Umbrella Academy. Page begins their announcement with an introduction.
During the ongoing pandemic, watching movies has taken on a new importance.
On June 18, 1977, Fleetwood Mac's song “Dreams” peaked at number one on the Billboard Hot 100 charts in the...
Marionettes were used to entertain audiences during ancient times (dating back to the 5th century), but the art of puppetry is still practiced today. The figurines are animated by pulling strings, allowing their limbs to mimic the movements of the human body. But there’s one particular puppet that’s notably similar to its real-life counterpart. The Plaza de Oriente in Madrid recently hosted a star performance by a Freddie Mercury marionette.
What is your happy song? According to one Dutch neuroscientist, most happy songs have some distinctive traits in common.