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086 Once Upon a Forest - How Alvin and the Chipmunks Save the Forest

The fans voted and the Rotoscopers delivered! Chelsea, Morgan, and Mason continue the Rats and Mice series with Once Upon a Forest! 

 

Highlights

  • Main Discussion: Once Upon a Forest
  • It's ok. Not bad. But just ok.
  • Classic James Horner. There's alway a wind instrument solo.
  • Mason soapbox moment: Why are there animals that are selectively clothed and selectively naked?
  • It's the 90s! Look at all the orphans and single parent households.
  • Everyone rants about the environmentalist message.
  • Message of the movie: stop driving cars and kill all the owls.
  • The owls in this film remind of the movie.
  • How many people are actually trying to climb up there to get the flower?
  • Humans are evil, but not really!
  • We rate it!
  • Voicemail: Help Kimber with her senior project! Email her at kimberhaner@gmail.com.
  • Don't forget to use the hashtags #AnimAddicts and #AnimAddicts86 when talking about this episode on Twitter!

Runtime: 1:05:46, 32.3MB

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Direct download: 86_86_Once_Upon_a_Forest.mp3
Category:Animation -- posted at: 11:56pm MDT

085 Cinderella - Mason Dubs

We're continuing with our Mice & Rats podcast series with rag-to-riches story, Disney's 1950 classic Cinderella!

Highlights

  • Nerdy Couch Discussion: Why are Cinderella, Snow White and Aurora seen as "weak" characters?
  • Main Discussion: Cinderella (1950)
  • Great example of human character animation.
  • Epic Morgan rant on the horrible HD restoration.
  • Cinderella was never poor. Poor is a state of mind.
  • Introducing the mice, who really sidetrack the movie.
  • Lucifer and Clean Flicks.
  • The King and the Grand Duke are amazing. Wish we had more time.
  • Wait, the King wants the ball to happen...TONIGHT?!
  • You know your dress is bad if the mic thing it looks old.
  • The Mary Blair influence really starts coming to life during the ball.
  • Gotta love the King and Duke's interactions.
  • Love Cinderella because she's never bitter, angry or entitled, just grateful.
  • Voicemail: Cody
  • Don't forget to use the hashtags #AnimAddicts and #AnimAddicts85 when talking about this episode on Twitter!

Runtime: 1:40.23, 96.3MB

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Direct download: 85_Cinderella_-_Mason_Dubs.mp3
Category:Animation -- posted at: 1:00am MDT

084 Best of 2014 Show

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Welcome to the Animation Addicts Best of 2014 show! This episode is our celebration of the best that 2014 had to offer in animation and the Animation Addicts podcast.

 

Highlights

  • Looking back at 2014. What were some of our favorite moments and movies?
  • Time to announce the winners of the 2014 Rotoscopers Awards!
    • Best Animated Film: Big Hero 6 (24%)
    • Best Animated Short: Feast (55%)
    • Best Animated TV Show/TV Special: Toy Story That Time Forgot (26%)
    • Best Voice Acting (Male): Chris Pratt  (30%)
    • Best Voice Acting (Female): Cate Blanchett (36%)
    • Best Animated Character: Baymax (70%)
    • Best Animated Sidekick Character: Hiro (45%)
    • Breakout Character: Baymax (55%)
    • Best Villain: The LEGO Movie (41%)
    • Best Song: "Everything is Awesome!!!" (43%)
    • Best Score: How to Train Your Dragon 2 - John Powell (48%)
    • Best Quote/Line: "Bla-la-la-la." - Baymax (44%)
    • Best Marketing Campaign: Big Hero 6 (32%)
    • Best Screenplay: Big Hero 6 (29%)
    • Best Animated Movie Trailer: Big Hero 6 (42%)
    • Most Anticipated Animated Movie of 2015: Inside Out (63%)
    • Best Animation Addicts Podcast Episode: Episode 80 - Big Hero 6 - Don't Even Compare it to Frozen (29%)
    • Best Opinion Piece: Tangled vs. Frozen: Which is the Better Movie? - Gary Wright (34%)
  • Now to the best clips from the Animation Addicts podcast in 2014!
  • One big ol' mailbag segment featuring all the remaining emails of 2014.

Runtime: 2:25:45, 70.6 MB

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Direct download: 84_Best_of_2014_Show.mp3
Category:Animation -- posted at: 8:07am MDT

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