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

Highlights

  • Main discussion: Balto
  • Live-action beginning with pigeon lady from Home Alone 2.
  • Jim Cummings rocks it as Steele, dog character designs, inspirations from The Lady & the Tramp.
  • Really heavy 1st act. Lots of exposition.
  • What's with all the sidekicks?
  • Did Balto have to be half wolf?
  • How Mason would have expanded the story.
  • All the different possible deaths of Steele.
  • We rate it!
  • Voicemails & mail bag!
  • Bloopers: No one cares about Chelsea,  Stuffed Balto, Disney Scene-It

Runtime: 1:05:00

Links

Where To Find The Rotoscopers

Where To Find The Hosts

Direct download: 065_Balto.mp3
Category:Animation -- posted at: 11:05am MDT

Morgan, Mason and Chelsea have a rotospective at Ralph Bakshi's 1978 The Lord of the Rings.

Highlights

■ Nerdy Couch Discussion: Disney Horses!
■ Why are horses so sassy? Which are our favorites?
 Non-canonical horses from Enchanted Stables.
■ 
Main Discussion: Lord of the Rings (1978).
■ 
A little backstory and bio of Ralph Bakshi.
■ Ralph Bakshi and Don Bluth are some of the only animation directors whose films are seen as their films, instead of the studios.
■ Bakshi's own thoughts on the film.
■ Character design and extreme use of rotoscoping. What is the true definition of rotoscoping?
■ It's hard to talk about this film without referencing Peter Jackson's The Lord of The Rings *cue music*.
■ How to tell someone in the Living Scriptures animated videos are evil...the schnoz!
■ Is one of the ringwraiths wearing a cowboy hat?!
■ It starts losing steam after Moria. The Two Towers sequence is muddy and doesn't hold our attention.
■ "The orcs are vanquished. Saruman is defeated and we saved Middle Early! Roll credits."
■ Would you want to see Bakshi finish and do The Return of the King?
■ 
We rate it!
■ 
Mail bag and bloopers!
■ Use the hashtags #AnimAddicts and #SoManyMiniskirts.
■ 
Coming Up: Dog movies! BaltoUpAll Dog's Go To Heaven

Runtime: 

Links

■ Watch The Lord of the Rings:  Blu-ray | DVD | Digital 
■ Ralph Bakshi's Last Days of Coney Island Kickstarter
■ Ralph Bakshi's website
■ A book about Ralph Bakshi: Unfiltered: The Complete Ralph Bakshi
■ Buy Ralph Bakski cells on eBay
■ Pokemon Podcast Pillows!
■ Rotoscopers T-Shirt contest!
■ Pump-up Week articles: 20 Unforgettable Moments from Ralph Bakshi’s ‘The Lord of the Rings’

Where To Find The Rotoscopers

Where To Find The Hosts

Direct download: 64_Lord_of_the_Rings.mp3
Category:Animation -- posted at: 1:30am MDT

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