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

Morgan and Mason are joined by Rotoscopers writer Blake Taylor, as they discuss Blake's favorite film Mary Poppins, as well as the upcoming Saving Mr. Banks.

Highlights:

■ Breaking tradition and doing our first live-action film!
■ Announcements: Podcast Awards results will be announced in January; 1st Annual Rotoscopers Awards. Voting starts December 1.
■ Main DiscussionMary Poppins
■ A very LONG movie for kids…it never ends!
■ Story of acquiring the rights and P.L. Traver’s negative reaction to the film.
■ Is May Poppins a witch or fairy? Do Mary Poppins and Nanny McFee belong to the same nanny organization?
■ Mary Poppins: Julie Andrews casting story, Oscar acceptance speech, very serious yet likable,
■ Prequel possibilities: musical or no musical?, Mary and Bert’s backstory, will we see her on Once a Upon A Time?
■ Bert: both narrator and characters, D*** Van Dyke, jack of all trades, his poor accent.
■ Was there a romance between Mary and Bert?
■ The Kids: little monsters, list of conditional love for their nanny.
■ Mr. Banks: so extreme and over the top.
■ Mrs. Banks: suffragette, absurd, never any scene where Mary Poppins and she speak.
■ Originally had 37 songs written.
■ Opening credits sequence, nannies blowing away, Admiral Boom is the worst neighbor ever.
■ “Spoonful of Sugar”: how do the kids have magic?
■ “Jolly Holiday”: penguins, farm animals, “there’ll be no bill”.
■ “Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious”: real meaning of the word, does Julie Andrews mess up?, syllabic inversion.
■ Uncle Albert and “I Love to Laugh”, Mary Poppins doesn’t even crack a smile.
■ Mary Poppins Broadways. Not on tour anymore.
■ Morgan’s Make-A-Wish wish is to play a Mary Poppins medley in orchestra.
■ Mary Poppins is an assassin.
■ Blake and Mary Poppins’ layers.
■ Saving Mr. Banks: excited?, Oscar worthy?, Tom Hanks interpretation.
■ Voicemails and emails.
■ Mason meets Blake, caught and fired, gnawing at the bit.

Runtime: 1:32:43; 47.5 MB

Links

■ Scary Mary Trailer
■ Saving Mr. Banks Trailer
■ Watch Mary Poppins50th Anniversary Blu-ray | DVD
■ Frozember and Princess Profiles articles

Where To Find The Rotoscopers

Where To Find The Hosts

Mason Smith: This Animated Life BlogTwitter
Morgan Stradling: TwitterInstagram
Chelsea Robson: TwitterFacebook
Blake Taylor: TwitterBlakeOnline

Direct download: 54_Marry_Poppins_-_Jack_of_All_Accents.mp3
Category:Animation -- posted at: 8:04am MDT

Morgan and Chelsea are joined by the biggest Peanuts fan around for a special double feature of It's The Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown and A Charlie Brown Christmas.

Highlights
■ Guest host: Alissa Roy! Getting to know her and "Catch & Fire!"
■ Vote for the show in the Podcast Awards.
■ News: 500 new Peanuts shortsPaul Feig to direct the new CGI Peanuts film.
Nerdy Couch Discussion: Alissa teaches us about the history of the Peanuts. Origins, story lines that made it into the movies, obscure characters, Snoopy's family, iconic characters.
Main Discussion #1: It's The Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown
■ It isn't a Peanuts film without the kicking of the football.
■ 60s thing to be a sheet ghost, embarrassing to have the same costume as your friends.
■ It's never a good thing when the cool kids suddenly invite you to the party (see: Monsters University).
■ What's with the Red Baron storyline?
■ Who really is the Great Pumpkin? Is it real? The world will never know.
■ Main Discussion #2: A Charlie Brown Christmas
■ Chelsea finally tells the story of her fainting at the choir concert.
■ Iconic opening, great songs, Morgan = Lucy.
■ This short is notoriously known for being low budget and low quality, recording issues, voice recording problems.
■ The iconic Christmas tree. How did it grow big?
■ Chelsea refuses to rate them.
■ Bloopers: Morgan's computer is on fire, feels like we've known each other forever.

Runtime: 1:11:17; 37.4 MB

Links

■ Live tweet from #Rotoween.
■ Watch It's The Great Pumpkin, Charlie BrownBlu-ray | DVD | Digital
■ Watch A Charlie Brown Christmas: Blu-ray | DVD | Digital
■ Buy the Charlie Brown Holiday Collection: Blu-ray | DVD 
■ Frozember and Princess Profiles articles

Where To Find The Rotoscopers

Where To Find The Hosts

Mason Smith: This Animated Life BlogTwitter
Morgan Stradling: TwitterInstagram
Chelsea Robson: TwitterFacebook
Alissa Roy: TwitterBlog

Direct download: 53_Charlie_Brown_Holiday_Specials_-_1_2_Star_for_Nostalgia.mp3
Category:Animation -- posted at: 1:00am MDT

rotoscopers-vic-mignogna-interview-album-artIntroducing a new--currently untitled--interview segment with Whitney Grace from Animated Views! In this episode, she went to Dragon Con in Atlanta, GA and got to interview Vic Mignogna, one of the most famous anime voice actors in America.

Highlights:
■ 
Identity and name crisis with Vic Mignogna.
■ 
Why he loves anime and what he does.
■ His start voice acting in Texas.
■ Vic talks about his music career and how it has blended into his voice acting career.
■ Experience voicing Broly from Dragon Ball Z.
■ What is his favorite American cartoon?

Runtime: 18:57; 13.5 MB

Where To Find The Rotoscopers

Where To Find The Hosts

Mason Smith: This Animated Life BlogTwitter
Morgan Stradling: TwitterInstagram
Chelsea Robson: TwitterFacebook
Whitney Grace: TwitterAnimated Views

Direct download: 052_Interview_with_Vic_Mignogna.mp3
Category:Animation -- posted at: 1:00am MDT

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