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Make Mine Magic Podcast 35: Maleficent Vs. Sleeping Beauty

Maleficent
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This week’s episode of The Make Mine Magic Podcast includes discussion of the films Maleficent and Sleeping Beauty, and the following:

controversial / pure evil / Glenn meets Maleficent / spoiler alert / backstory / two different stories / The Vampire Lestat / the secret origin / Superboy vs. Smallville / alignment reversal / political boundaries / the Three Good Fairies / typecasting / name changing / name prejudice / diluting the evil / Angelina Jolie / make-up! / sexist Glenn / Clive Barker’s Maleficent / the good stuff / DVD release / rating / Phillip’s no hero / annoying fairies / Elle Fanning / closing /

Links:

Jennifer’s Twitter

Glenn’s Twitter

The GAR! Podcast Family on Facebook

 

Make Mine Magic Podcast 30: What Is Wrong with Beauty and the Beast?

Beauty and the Beast
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This week’s episode of The Make Mine Magic Podcast includes discussion of Beauty and the Beast, its ‘problems,’ and the following:

Beauty and the Beast / who is this guy? / the time problem / the enchantress / Belle likes jerks / it’s magic… we don’t have to explain it / the portrait / the rose / Chip / whose clothes? / the monster next door / Le Fou / Gaston / enchanted household items / the town / the mirror / “Be Our Guest” / snowball fight / King Adam? / the B word / Monsieur D’Arque / the hunter / magic cures all / the ugly prince / unnecessary analysis /

Links:

BuzzFeed’s 12 Questions Disney Forgot to Answer

The Pineland Players

Beauty and the Beast by The Pineland Players

30 Things You Didn’t Know

17 Curious and Unsettling Questions

10 Things That Still Bother Me

Answers to the 12 Questions

Jennifer’s Twitter

Glenn’s Twitter

The GAR! Podcast Family on Facebook

Videos:

“Be Our Guest”

 

Make Mine Magic Podcast 27: Captain America The Winter Soldier

Captain America!

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This week’s episode of The Make Mine Magic Podcast includes discussion of Captain America The Winter Soldier, and the following:

DIS Meet / Give Kids the World / Disney Princess parents / Camden Comic Con / spoiler warning / Maleficent / Winter Soldier / the origin of Captain America / SHIELD on TV and in film / Disney movies / Marvel in the parks / Avengers Academy on the Cruise / the Falcon / flaws / the kiss / Chris Evans is Captain America / Chris Hemsworth / Man of Steel / killing and violence / Robert Redford / our ratings / credits sequences / Ant-Man / upcoming /

Links:

DIS Meet

DIS Unplugged Podcast

Give Kids the World

Glenn on NJ DIS Meet 2013

Rich Voza

Rutt’s Hut

Camden Comic Con

Glenn’s Agents of SHIELD reviews at Biff Bam Pop!

Glenn’s review of Captain America The First Avenger

Avengers Academy on the Disney Cruise

Glenn’s Man of Steel review

Biff Bam Pop!

Jennifer’s Twitter

Glenn’s Twitter

The GAR! Podcast Family on Facebook

Make Mine Magic Podcast 24: Pixar part 1

mmm24 copy

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This week’s episode of The Make Mine Magic Podcast includes discussion of Pixar, and the following:

confused intro / animation festivals / Bill Plympton / Jon Negroni’s Pixar Theory / Glenn’s Trucks and Cars connection / sequels / Incredibles is Watchmen / Easter eggs / John Lasseter invite / Jessie and Andy’s Mom again / Party Central / theory delirious /

Links:

Pixar

Kickstarter to Restore the Roxy

Spike and Mike

Bill Plympton

The Pixar Theory

Jon Negroni

The True Identity of Andy’s Mom Will Blow Your Mind

Glenn’s Cars 2 review from 2011

Jennifer’s Twitter

Glenn’s Twitter

The GAR! Podcast Family on Facebook

Videos:

Planes: Fire & Rescue trailer

Make Mine Magic Podcast 23: Muppets Most Wanted

Evil Kermit!


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This week’s episode of The Make Mine Magic Podcast includes discussion of the film Muppets Most Wanted, and the following:

studio naming / Disney podcast shout outs / Muppets Most Wanted / sequels / evil twins / name the Muppets / favorite Muppets / other Muppet shows / Ricky Gervais / plot holes / Ty Burrell / Statler and Waldorf / meta-acting / Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon / guest stars / the music / Tina Fey / the Superman-Kermit acting technique / Fandango experience /

Links:

DIS Unplugged

Magic – The Disney Fan Podcast

“The High Life”

The DFB Podcast

French Fry Diary

Disney Dream Girls Podcast

Muppets Most Wanted

“Muppets Tonight”

Glenn’s short review of Admission

Jennifer’s Twitter

Glenn’s Twitter

The GAR! Podcast Family on Facebook

Videos:

“We’re Doing a Sequel”

 

Make Mine Magic Podcast 18: Saving Mr. Banks

This week’s episode of The Make Mine Magic Podcast includes discussion of the new Disney feature film Saving Mr. Banks, and the following:

spoiler warning / Saving Mr. Banks / inspired by a true story / the performances / the Sherman Brothers / a difficult woman / father and daughter / acting and mimicry / parallel storytelling / JM Barrie and Peter Pan / Walt Disney / smoking / empire / Regal Moorestown Mall / the music / who’s savin’ who / potential DVD extras / Paul Giamatti /

Links:

The GAR! Podcast talks about Harlan Ellison talking about Saving Mr. Banks

Make Mine Magic 09: Backstage Tours

French Fry Diary

Elevation Burger at French Fry Diary

Vulture.com Fact Checks the Movie

Videos:

Saving Mr. Banks trailer

Harlan’s Ellison’s review of Saving Mr. Banks (perhaps NSFW)

The Boys: The Sherman Brothers Story trailer

MP3 Link

Make Mine Magic Podcast 11: Frozen

This week’s episode of The Make Mine Magic Podcast includes discussion the new Disney animated feature Frozen, and the following:

officially episode 8.5 / 3-D or not 3-D / Get a Horse / The Snow Queen / casting / songs / Jennifer Lee / female empowerment trilogy / new Disney Princesses / antagonists / story flaw (spoilers) / fairy tale time periods / character design / the preview / From Dusk ’til Dawn / Elsa in the Avengers / Wonder Woman / of age / next Disney trip /

Links:

Glenn’s review of Frozen

Gene London

Wonder Woman as a Disney Princess

Videos

“Get a Horse” preview clip

Frozen trailer

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