Animation Addicts Podcast #87: The Secret of NIMH – Too Many “J” Names
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All good things must come to a close–it’s the final film in the Rotoscopers’ Mice & Rats podcast series, Don Bluth’s debut film The Secret of NIMH.
- Nerdy Couch Discussion
- Main Discussion: The Secret of NIMH (1982)
- Shout out to to the fan-made trailer by ELO1138.
- The staples of a Don Bluth film: dazzle, Dom Deluise, and knobbly hands.
- opening: some of the best writing in any of Bluth’s film.
- Why do we love Mrs. Brisby?
- Classic movie trope: fear of flying.
- The drama with Mrs. Frisby and Frisbee.
- The owl and Nicodemus have elements of the same character.
- Jenner: is he a good villain?
- The amulet and its powers aren’t quite explained. The scientific elements make sense; the mystical, not so much.
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