The Make Mine Magic Podcast 104: Moana


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

You’re Welcome / Oscar music / intro / hip hop and rap / the Hamilton connection / official spoiler warning / Florida hiatus / Moana / Oscar noms / Disney Princess / the story / Gramma Tala / Maui and mythology / the visuals / mini-Maui and other ink / sidekicks / The Rock / the rest of the cast / whole lotta pig / the music / monsters / formulas / mark of anticipation / ratings / the cruise test / closing /

Links:

Glenn’s review of Moana

“Supervillain” by Nicole Scherzinger

“You’re Welcome” by The Rock

Jennifer’s Twitter

Glenn’s Twitter

Jennifer’s Blog

The GAR! Podcast Family on Facebook

Biff Bam Pop!

The Biff Bam Pop! Podcast Network

The Make Mine Magic Podcast on Pinterest

The Make Mine Magic Podcast on Instagram

The Make Mine Magic Podcast on iTunes

The Make Mine Magic Facebook Page

 

Make Mine Magic Podcast 44: The Black Cauldron

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

Jenn’s own radio show / Princess Eilonwy / The Black Cauldron / animation changes / Lloyd Alexander’s The Chronicles of Prydain / dark dark film / The Horned King / spoiler alerts / the Black Cauldron / that’s some pig / plotholes / Gurgi / villains / bad parents / voice actors / Billie Hayes / mature content / the videotape cover legend / length / John Carter / ratings / dated / iffy Princess / Cinderella’s stepsisters * / wannabe princess dating service / closing /

* For the record, Cinderella’s stepsisters’ names are actually Anastasia and Drizella.

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Links:

Our Princess Episode

Glenn’s review of The Black Cauldron

Glenn’s review of John Carter

Our Maleficent Episode

Jennifer’s Twitter

Glenn’s Twitter

The Make Mine Magic Podcast on Pinterest

The GAR! Podcast Family on Facebook

The Make Mine Magic Facebook Page

 

Make Mine Magic Podcast 38: More Disney Villains

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

evil Glenn Walker / the ‘other’ villains / Gaston / Cinderella’s family / McLeach / Prince Hans in Frozen / Madame Medusa / Mother Gothel and Orange Is the New Black / Villains Unleashed / Oogie Boogie vs. Batman / Jungle Book gang villains / Pinocchio / Heffalumps and Woozles / Madam Mim / Ratatouille / Robin Hood / Headless Horseman / The Horned King / scaring children / ‘man’ / too many villains / next / Big Bad Wolf / odds and ends / what is Pete? / Stitch / Pixar villains / the Phantom Blot / who’s your favorite villain? / closing /

Links:

The first part of our Villains discussion

Disney Villains

List of Disney Villains

Our Frozen episode

Villains Unleashed

Our Pixar Theory discussion

The GAR! Podcast

Jennifer’s Twitter

Glenn’s Twitter

The GAR! Podcast Family on Facebook

Videos:

What the hell is Goofy?

 

Make Mine Magic Podcast 37: Disney Villains

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

franchise / villains event / what is a villain? / Frozen / Maleficent / The Evil Queen / Cruella de Vil / Ursula / Hades and mythology / Captain Hook / Jafar / Scar / the henchmen / Dr. Facilier / and the rest / Lotso / old Pete / juggling continuity / Tigger?? / the whole package / Jenn’s advice for henchmen /

Please note: Glenn is old and forgetful. Triton is actually the son of Poseidon.

Links:

Villains Unleashed

Disney Villains

List of Disney Villains

Jennifer’s Twitter

Glenn’s Twitter

The GAR! Podcast Family on Facebook

Videos:

“Poor Unfortunate Souls” by the Jonas Brothers

Make Mine Magic Podcast 34: Disney Heroes

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

this episode / suggestions / what is a hero? / Cinderella / Bruce Willis as Cinderella / Hercules / Peter Pan / Brave / Robin Hood / Mowgli / Buzz and Woody / Wall-E / Up / Frozen / The Incredibles / Bolt / Aladdin and Spider-Man / Prince Phillip* / Beauty and the Beast / Stitch / The Lion King / motivation / support / who else? / Black Cauldron /

* Don’t forget to check out our Maleficent Vs. Sleeping Beauty episode to find out why our opinions on Prince Phillip as a hero have changed since we recorded this one.

Links:

The Princess Episode

Glenn’s Man of Steel review

Jennifer’s Twitter

Glenn’s Twitter

The GAR! Podcast Family on Facebook

 

Make Mine Magic Podcast 35: Maleficent Vs. Sleeping Beauty

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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 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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