The Rotoscopers take an introspective dive into the Studio Ghibli film, Howl’s Moving Castle! Join in as they review, discuss, analyze, think deeply and talk shallowly on this Miyazaki film!
• Jurassic Park mini review by Mason
• News: Finding Dory, Monsters University Alumni Letter, Disney’s Frozen Soundtrack leaked? and Elsa concept art leaked.
• Main discussion: Howl’s Moving Castle
• Some things Chelsea’s noticed about Miyazaki films: BAM! Welcome to crazy.
• A very introspective film and cultural questions.
• Character and voice actor discussion: Sophie, Markl, [Wicked] Witch of the Waste
• Mason and Chelsea’s mustache rant.
•Character and voice actor discussion: Christian Bale as Howl, Billy Crystal (Mike Wazowski) as Calcifer.
• Comparison to Beauty and the Beast.
• Family themes, very sporadic ending, Sophie’s magic kiss.
• We rate it!
• Voicemail and Twitter replies.
• Mailbag: Mulan Episode, how The Rotoscopers met, other places to meet animation fans, Rise of the Guardians episode.
• Final thoughts: Next ‘Nerdy Couch Discussion’ preview.
• Bloopers: Rumbly in Morgan’s tumbly, Rotoscopers fan fiction and fan art, Wiki Clicks…Fun Game!