Animation Addicts Podcast - Animated Movie Reviews & Interviews for Disney, DreamWorks, Pixar & everything in between!
137 Who Framed Roger Rabbit - I'm Not Bad, I'm Just Drawn That Way

Tom Bancroft from 'The Bancroft Brothers Animation Podcast,' along with Roto-Writer, MJ Edwards, joins Chelsea for this fun chat about the 1988 Touchstone/Amblimation film, 'Who Framed Rogger Rabbit'!

 

Highlights

  • Catch 'N' Fire with MJ and Tom
  • Nerdy Couch Discussion: The Roger Rabbit Shorts!
  • Who's the guy in the rabbit costume?
  • Andreas Deja's favorite nickname
  • History of Touchstone 
  • Tom's top selling book that never was
  • Main Discussion: 
  • Money, Money, Money, Money!
  • How many artists does it take to clean up after themselves?
  • Cameras, Props, and 'Star Wars' comparisons
  • We love the 40's
  • Bob Hoskins did so much better than Scooby Do
  • Daffy and Donald take the stage
  • Shave and a Haircut
  • "He makes me laugh"
  • An animator's view and the Red Line
  • Best. Line. Ever. 
  • The ending is kind of weird... all five of them.
  • Voicemail: Steve Hickner, Sydney, Mystery Man, Danny L, & DJ Slope
  • Don't forget to use the hashtags #AnimAddicts and #AnimAddicts when talking about this episode on Twitter!

Runtime: 01:41:35, 73.2 MB

Direct download: 137_Who_Framed_Roger_Rabbit_-_Im_Not_Bad_Im_Just_Drawn_That_Way.mp3
Category:Animation -- posted at: 2:19am MDT

136 Moana - Let the Man-Tears Flow

Get the boats ready we are sailing off to talk about Disney's new animated film, 'Moana!' Welcome to guest hosts, RotoWriter, Pablo Ruiz, and Ryan Prieto!

Highlights

  • Catch 'N' Fire with Ryan Prieto
  • Main Discussion: Basic Facts
  • Will 'Moana' beat 'Frozen' at the box office?
  • The original plot points prior to the research trip. Who are these brothers?
  • That's a lot of research! Is the soundtrack in Fijian?
  • Characters - Long hair and water!
  • Let's just talk about what we all want to: the music, song by song.
  • Tears. So many tears!
  • Only a few negatives.
  • This is why I'm here! -More tears.
  • Let the audience make the connection
  • Voicemail: Alex B, Jack, Jess A, Mark, and Sydney
  • Please tell us where you are listening from!
  • Don't forget to use the hashtags #AnimAddicts and #AnimAddicts136 when talking about this episode on Twitter!

Runtime: 1:35:23, 69.8 MB

Direct download: 136_Moana_-_Let_the_Man-Tears_Flow.mp3
Category:Animation -- posted at: 5:06pm MDT

135 Trolls - We Will Not Be Trolled

The internet trolls are out to get us but the Rotoscopers will not be stopped! Welcome guest hosts: Chad Lewis, of LewToons YouTube fame, and RotoWriter and YouTuber Rachel Wagner

Highlights

  • Main Discussion:
  • So many emotions in so many movies!
  • I'll never EVER be happy! 
  • I 'felt' it! - Lisa Frank Character designs
  • Who are all these trolls?
  • Overcoming horrible teaser trailers
  • Bridgett and Roller Rinks
  • "Oh, that my life were a music video" -Chelsea
  • Can we just talk about Justin Timberlake for a while?
  • Can we talk about Mumbai Musical for a while?
  • Another tangent: Captain Underpants!
  • MySpace references in Toy Story
  • Let's drive back to the 90's for a second: Animated Musicals
  • We Rate It!
  • Voicemail: Daniel L, Josh K, Mystery Man, & Christian
  • Don't forget to use the hashtags #AnimAddicts and #AnimAddicts135 when talking about this episode on Twitter!
Direct download: 135_Trolls_-_We_Will_Not_Be_Trolled.mp3
Category:Animation -- posted at: 9:31am MDT

134 Finding Nemo - The B*Fished Episode

This fun episode submerges Mason and Chelsea in a sea of nautical puns and technical difficulties but nothing stops them from reviewing this great Disney Pixar film, 'Finding Nemo!'

Highlights

  • Main Discussion: Finding Nemo
  • Original Story by Andrew Stanton!
  • Money and Critical Response
  • Research and scuba dives in the Great Barrier Reef
  • The Shark Tale comparison
  • Characters and favorite scenes
  • Quote-off!
  • Voicemail: Mystery Man, Ryan P., Tara, Dylan, Jeremiah, & Simon
  • Don't forget to use the hashtags #AnimAddicts134 and #AnimAddicts when talking about this episode on Twitter!

Runtime: 00:55:38, 41.2 MB

Direct download: 134_Finding_Nemo_-_The_B_Fished_Episode.mp3
Category:Animation -- posted at: 1:00am MDT

133 Wall-E - Alright, We'll Recycle Already!

Mason and Morgan take the show into the world of Pixar's 'Wall-E!"

 Highlights

  • Nerdy Couch Discussion: Mason and Morgan take Variety’s Pixar Quiz!
  • Main Discussion:
  • Award Blitz. This film brought home the bling!
  • LIVE ACTION
  • PART ONE: WALL-E ON EARTH
  • WALL-E and EVA: Robots in love
  • PART TWO: ABOARD THE AXIOM
  • Directive A113! - “Computer, define ‘hoedown’”
  • Voicemail: Cassidy W., Mystery Man, Dan, Daniel L, Jeremiah, & Ryan P
  • Don't forget to use the hashtags #AnimAddicts and #AnimAddicts when talking about this episode on Twitter!

Runtime: 01:10:53, 35.5 MB

Direct download: 133_Wall-E_-_Alright_Well_Recycle_Already.mp3
Category:Animation -- posted at: 3:18pm MDT

132 Storks - RotoPack! Form a Podcast!

The Rotoscopers are all back and ready for takeoff! Join them as they talk about the newest film from Warner Brothers Animation: Storks!

Highlights

  • Main Discussion:
  • Going into this film...
  • Let's talk about the directors!
  • Voice Actors: Give me a little more Kelsey Grammer
  • Humor for a new generation: Do we really talk like that?
  • A few Simpsons quotes go a long way.
  • Family: Isn't it about TIME?
  • Voicemail: No Name, Rachel Wagner, & Ryan R.
  • Don't forget to use the hashtags #AnimAddicts and #AnimAddicts when talking about this episode on Twitter!
Direct download: 132_Storks_-_RotoPack_Form_a_Podcast.mp3
Category:Animation -- posted at: 5:13pm MDT

131 An American Tail: Fievel Goes West - Cat R. Waul VS Ratigan

Way out west, the Rotoscopers are at it again, dog-gone-it! This time they review 'An American Tail: Fievel Goes West'

Highlights

  • Main Discussion:
  • So many connections to Beauty and the Beast!
  • Mini Nerdy Couch Discussion - Who would win in a fight?
  • Chelsea is lost in the jungle
  • We rate it!
  • Voicemail:
  • Don't forget to use the hashtags #AnimAddicts and #AnimAddicts when talking about this episode on Twitter!

Runtime: 01:15:03, 55.3 MB

Direct download: 131_An_Amerincan_Tail_Fievel_Goes_West_-_Cat_R._Wall_VS_Ratagan.mp3
Category:Animation -- posted at: 11:18am MDT

130 Kubo and the Two Strings - Who's the Monkey?!

Kubo and the Two Stings hits theaters, check out what the Rotoscopers thought!

Highlights

  • Main Discussion: Kubo and the Two Strings (2016)
  • Kubo at the box office. Why hasn't it done very well?
  • What is the deal with the mom? Dementia? Brain damage? Other?
  • The design of the sisters was amazing. 10 out of 10.
  • What's the deal with Monkey? We explain it to Mason.
  • Voicemails: Alec, Dylan, Hannah, Joey, Ryan, and Sarah

Runtime: 01:16:53, 36.9 MB

Direct download: 130_Kubo_and_the_Two_Strings_-_Whos_the_Monkey.mp3
Category:Animation -- posted at: 1:00am MDT

129 The Little Prince - He Just Said the 'B' Word

The Little Prince has finally been made available! Check out what our hosts, Chelsea, Mason and Morgan, thought!

 

Highlights

  • The back story of 'The Little Prince' - A Netflix Original Movie
  • Main Discussion:
  • The Animation Style - Mixes CG with Stop Motion
  • The “magic suitcase”
  • Celebrity voices and their characters
  • they “showed” and didn’t “tell”
  • Themes - Death, Loss, Growing up but not forgetting, Dystopian corporate wasteland vs fantasy world, Businessmen are evil!
  • Did anyone think that the film was boring?
  • Music/Score
  • Critic Reviews: The Independent VS Vox
  • Voicemail: Jeremiah, Brandon, Ryan P., & Sarah
  • HOUSEKEEPING - Morgan’s PSA about us being “Critics” and Status on Writing applications
  • Don't forget to use the hashtags #AnimAddicts and #AnimAddicts when talking about this episode on Twitter!

Runtime: 1:12:14, 53.1 MB 

Direct download: 129_The_Little_Prince_-_He_Just_Said_the_B_Word.mp3
Category:Animation -- posted at: 3:11pm MDT

128 Bambi - 'Twitter'pated

The Rotoscopers have gone on STRIKE! Last minute they decided to review the Walt Disney Classic, Bambi, instead of Ice Age 5. Was it a good decision? You be the judge!

Highlights

  • Nerdy Couch Discussion: Why we decided to record Bambi today.
  • Main Discussion: Patron Pick by Greg Wilde
  • The movie is based on Bambi, A Life in the Woods (1923) by Austrian author Felix Salten.
  • Naturalism - not set in a fantasy world
  • Tyrus Wong did a lot of the background paintings. At age 105, he is still going strong!
  • “April Showers” arguably the most complex piece of animation in the film.
  • We gotta talk about BAMBI’S MAMA (spoiler: she dies!)
  • Conservationist / Environmentalist message / Backlash
  • WERE THE HUNTERS THERE ILLEGALLY? (do we even care?) A “SHOT-BY-SHOT” ANALYSIS by Mason
  • We Rate It!
  • Mini Discussion on Ice Age 5
  • Voicemail: Rachel and Jeremiah
  • Don't forget to use the hashtags #AnimAddicts and #AnimAddicts when talking about this episode on Twitter!

Runtime: 01:13:24, 52.8MB

Direct download: 128_Bambi_-_Twitter-pated.mp3
Category:Animation -- posted at: 11:40pm MDT