Disneycast Episode 2 – Dumbo, Bambi, and Cinderella

Apologies for the lack of a non-Disney podcast this week, if anyone actually cares that there wasn’t one. We had a busy week with our friend coming back from Army training and Brandon wasn’t in the mood for podcasts and stuff.

Also, apologies for him sniffling a bunch. I cut out as much of it as I could, but there’s still some in there.

What’s in this ep:

0:00 – Introduction
2:12 – Dumbo intro/history of Disney up through Dumbo
8:02 – Dumbo shows the future of animated movies
10:22 – Analyzing Dumbo
34:02 – Bambi introduction
35:22 – Analyzing Bambi
(At one point I say that I don’t remember the music of Fantasia because I don’t care about it. I forgot that we also had it turned down and talked over it. Still, I don’t think it’s an entirely incorrect statement.)
58:26 – Cinderella introduction
1:00:00 – Analyzing Cinderella
(I think Brandon and I are on two different pages re: gender roles in this part)

Disneycast Episode 1 – Snow White, Pinocchio, and Fantasia

Hey, it’s another podcast! Brandon Tolentino and I have decided to tackle the entire Disney canon, covering every three movies over the course of a great many podcasts. The inspiration came from a combination of hearing about Disney all the time while watching Game Grumps, and the fact that Brandon likes Disney a lot, but I haven’t seen virtually any of it in my adult life.

In this episode, Brandon and I talk about Snow White and Pinocchio while actually watching Fantasia, which we talk about along the way and especially at the end.

What’s in this ep:

0:00 – Introduction
1:40 – Brandon’s way of watching Pinocchio
3:06 – We are watching Fantasia?
5:06 – Discussing Snow White and the Seven Dwarves
12:58 – Mickey Mouse and my past
20:17 – Back to Snow White
26:35 – The phrase “for its time”
28:18 – Snow White’s ending
32:54 – The dwarves
42:19 – The queen’s death
44:36 – Discussing Pinocchio
51:10 – The moral fiber of Pinocchio
(At some points we get distracted by the best scene in Fantasia for a few minutes)
1:00:00 – Plot and characters in Pinocchio
(Continued admiration of the best Fantasia scene)
1:05:56 – Fanboying over the pony scene, and moving on to Fantasia

Why I Love Magical Girls Shows (OR Nostalgia For Digital Boy)

Card Captor Sakura cute

She asked me why~ I'm just a magical girly guy~

Most of the guys my age probably, like anyone else, had their early childhood steeped in Disney movies, then moved on to whatever action show was popular (Power Rangers?), and soon found themselves with Dragon Ball Z and other like shows. (We are just a couple years too young for Ninja Turtles.) However, as a young child, I always hated most of the Disney movies (and I still do). There are some I’ve come to appreciate (Aladdin, for instance) but I didn’t like them as a child (with the exception, apparently, of The Lion King, probably just for Timoun and Pumba) and I’ve been told that it was for the simple reason that I didn’t like ‘bad guys.’

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