Animation Addicts Podcast - Animated Movie Reviews & Interviews for Disney, DreamWorks, Pixar & everything in between!

The Rotoscopers gang is back in action in this extra long, 2-hour episode, where they talk about one of their all-around favorite Disney animated classics: Robin Hood!

Highlights:
■ Chelsea tells about how she got to hang out with rock legend Alice Cooper.
■ Mini reviews of Epic and Monsters University.
■ Mason's previews Despicable Me 2 and shares his how he has the plot of Turbo all figured out.
■ Interview with Rotoscopers' writer Mayra Amaya!
■ Main Discussion: Robin Hood--the holy grail of funny Disney films.
■ Voice acting filled with Disney veterans (read Blake's opinion piece about Robin Hood's voice actors); Accents = proper English and backwood rednecks.
■ A little history of Disney's Xerox era.
■ Disney's Robin Hood origins: Reynard the Fox.
■ Introduction uses reused animation, "Whistle Stop" = hamster dance, intro to Robin Hood and Little John, justification, 
■ Sir Hiss is a well designed character; Prince John is a weak, pathetic, hilarious villain; "Beautiful, lovely TEXAS!"
■ Morgan's "solid gold hub caps", the honorable sherrif of Nottingham, wolves are always the villains.
■ Clucky is the sassy black woman; Maid Marian; the little critter children; blundering Friar Tuck.
■ The archery tournament: Sir Reginald Duke of Chutney, are you sick of the quotes yet?.
■ The scene & song that stops the momentum: "Love."
■ "The Phony King of England": jamming to Bluegrass all night; reused animation; becomes a top-40 hit overnight.
■ Songs: what is the best song?
■ Different versions of the DVD; alternate endings; the marriage!
■ We rate it!
■ Bloopers. Lots of out-of-context bloopers.

Runtime: 1:40:28; 51.8 MB

Other links:
■ Mason's opinion article about Epic's villain Mandrake 

Where to Find Us:
■ Find us on the web: therotoscopers.comtwitterfacebookYouTubetumblr, hypable & Animated Views
■ Mason Smith: This Animated Life BlogTwitter
■ Chelsea Robson: FacebookTwitter
■ Morgan Stradling: Twitter
■ Visit our sponsors: NetflixAudibleAmazon
■ Questions, comments, suggestions? Send us an email at therotoscopers@gmail.com
■ Send us a voicemail at therotoscopers.com/voicemail

Direct download: 40_Robin_Hood_-_Cheap_Quotable_Thrills.mp3
Category:Animation -- posted at: 8:44am MST

Mason, Morgan, and Chelsea are taking on a new DreamWorks film with Rise of the Guardians! This episode hits the history of the film, all the highs and lows of the movie, characters and a million tangents!

Highlights:

■ What are we watching? Mini The Great Gatsby Review and My Little Ponies: Friendship Is Magic discussion. What are your opinions? Send us a voicemail!
■ The news! 8 Disney and Pixar animated films to be released from 2016 to 2018WWE producing new animated Flinstones--Hilarity ensues.
■ Interview with our site writer: Meet Blake Taylor. Check out his website: blakeonline.com
■ Main Discussion: Rise of the Guardians.
■ Pokemon tangents! Can't get rid of 'em.
■ Box office: What happened?! Character analysis.
■ Twitter question and responses.
■ "Santa Claus…with swords." E. Aster Bunnymund: the cursing bunny.
■ Tooth Fairy fangirls out, slapstick comedy moment, Sandy (the Sandman)!
■ Manny aka the man in the moon,  Religious references or Paganistic?
■ Pitch Black: some fan art is just not part of the cannon! 'Night-Mares' or 'The Night Mayor?!'
■ Simpsons references, Mason's animation pet peeves & Aladdin flashbacks.
■ "You dare have fun in MY presence?!" -Pitch, you're a nerd.
■  ”Kids rule!” More Unicorns! Pitch in the final fight and talking back to the moon!
■  The opera remix at the end is SOOO 2010's!
■ Final thoughts, our ratings and voicemails, 'Big 4' crossover fan fiction.
■ Podcast now posting on Fridays! Website pump-up week! Mason get's a twitter!
■ Bloopers: Disney throwback, Chelsea doesn't like direct to DVD sequels, Mason tries to pronounce Rise of the Guardians in many languages! 'The Great Gatsby' again, Not in Nottingham!

Runtime: 1:40:11; 51.7 MB

Other links:
■ Interview with Rise of the Guardians' production assistant, Frankie Franco III: www.therotoscopers.com/27
■ Watch our video review of the Rise of the Guardians art-of book review: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VWtJ8eHzoNI

Where to Find Us:
■ Find us on the web: therotoscopers.comtwitterfacebookYouTubetumblr, hypable & Animated Views
■ Mason Smith: This Animated Life BlogTwitter
■ Chelsea Robson: FacebookTwitter
■ Morgan Stradling: Twitter
■ Visit our sponsors: NetflixAudibleAmazon
■ Questions, comments, suggestions? Send us an email at therotoscopers@gmail.com
■ Send us a voicemail at therotoscopers.com/voicemail

Direct download: 39_Rise_of_the_Guardians_-_Guardians_of_Liberty.mp3
Category:Animation -- posted at: 8:29am MST

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