Sunday, October 30, 2011

Episode 18: The Nightmare Before Christmas

Boys and girls of every age, wouldn't you like to hear something strange? It's Halloween time, and what better way to celebrate this spooky holiday than by watching the 1993 Disney film The Nightmare Before Christmas? Josh revisits this now-iconic stop-motion animated film about what happens when Jack Skellington, King of Halloween Town, decides that he wants to give Christmas a try, too. There's a bit of discussion about Tim Burton, too, so why not try out this show, right in time for the beginning of the holiday season? Everybody, sing! "This is Halloween, this is Halloween..."

Sunday, October 23, 2011

Episode 17: Ratatouille

What kind of ingredients does it take to make a great podcast episode? For starters, make sure you have a great topic. This week's episode of Mousterpiece Cinema has just the movie to create a great episode: 2007's Ratatouille from Pixar Animation Studios. Next, put in two dashes of honesty, a pinch of analysis, and a sprinkle of cinematic pretension. (Hey, it's just a sprinkle.) The final ingredient is for you to listen and let the chef know what you think of this new episode! Bon appetit!

Saturday, October 15, 2011

Episode 16: The Lion King

Hakuna matata, everyone! On the heels of its successful 3D re-release and Blu-ray transfer, Josh travels to Pride Rock this week and reviews The Lion King for a brand-new episode of Mousterpiece Cinema! Listen to him rant against 3D transfers of old movies, rave about Jeremy Irons, and appreciate the Blu-ray disc for this 1994 classic on this week's show!

Monday, October 10, 2011

Episode 15: Waking Sleeping Beauty

This week on Mousterpiece Cinema, Josh discusses a rare type of movie indeed: a fascinating documentary about some pretty awesome movies. Yes, this week, he's reviewing 2009's Waking Sleeping Beauty, which is all about how such classics as The Little Mermaid, Beauty and the Beast, and The Lion King were all made during a wild time at Walt Disney Feature Animation. If you love any of these movies, you'll want to check out this episode to hear what Josh has to say about the behind-the-scenes drama for each Disney classic!

Sunday, October 2, 2011

Episode 14: Dumbo

This week, Mousterpiece Cinema takes to the skies, as we commemorate the 70th anniversary of the fourth full-length animated feature from Walt Disney, Dumbo! What's in store is a very special episode, as Josh is joined by his very first guest, fellow Disney aficionado Gabe Bucsko. What did they think of the new Blu-ray for Dumbo? Did either of them shed a tear during the "Baby Mine" sequence? There's only one way for you to find out: listen to this all-new episode!