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The Rotoscopers take an introspective dive into the Studio Ghibli film, Howl's Moving Castle! Join in as they review, discuss, analyze, think deeply and talk shallowly on this Miyazaki film!


■ Jurassic Park mini review by Mason
■ News: Finding DoryMonsters University Alumni LetterDisney's Frozen Soundtrack leaked? and Elsa concept art leaked.
■ Main discussion: Howl's Moving Castle
■ Somethings Chelsea's noticed about Miyazaki films: BAM! Welcome to crazy.
■ A very introspective film and cultural questions.
■ Character and voice actor discussion: Sophie, Markl, [Wicked] Witch of the Waste
■ Mason and Chelsea's mustache rant.
Character and voice actor discussion: Christian Bale as Howl, Billy Crystal (Mike Wazowski) as Calcifer.
■ Comparison to Beauty and the Beast.
■ Family themes, very sporadic ending, Sophie's magic kiss.
■ We rate it!
■ Voicemail and Twitter replies.
■ Mailbag: Mulan Episode, how The Rotoscopers met, other places to meet animation fans, Rise of the Gardians episode.
■ Final thoughts: Next 'Nerdy Couch Discussion' preview.
■ Bloopers: Rumbly in Morgan's tumbly, Rotoscopers fan fiction and fan art, Wiki Clicks...Fun Game!

Runtime: 1:28:05, 45.6 MB

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Direct download: 36_Howls_Moving_Castle_1.mp3
Category:Animation -- posted at: 1:34pm MDT