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    Sketchy Episode 175 – ‘Inside Out’

    Disney-Pixar productions set the bar for modern animation and are among some of the best films of the last decade. “Inside Out” is the 15th feature-length film from Disney-Pixar and the topic of this episode. Does it hold up to Pixar’s standards? On this podcast, it depends on who you ask. Enjoy! [powerpress] Follow Sketchy facebook.com/SketchyPodcast […] More

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    Sketchy Episode 173 – ‘My Neighbor Totoro’

    We finish our double feature with the 1988 Studio Ghibli film “My Neighbor Totoro” by Hayao Miyazaki, the fun contrast to last week’s film “Grave of the Fireflies.” The recognizable “Totoro” serves as Studio Ghibli’s mascot, akin to Mickey Mouse and Disney. So, even if you’ve never seen the film, you’ve likely seen this character […] More

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    Sketchy Episode 172 – ‘Grave of the Fireflies’

    This week it’s the first part of a double feature. It’s the 1988 Studio Ghibli film “Grave of the Fireflies,” directed by Isao Takahata, which many describe as one of the saddest films of all time. So, it’s appropriate that Sketchy, the saddest podcast of all time (sad as in pathetic), discuss this heartwrenching film. […] More

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    Sketchy Episode 171 – ‘Pete’s Dragon’

    This week it’s the 1977 live action Disney musical “Pete’s Dragon” that sprinkles in a few bits of animation (directed by Don Bluth) amongst such stars as Helen Reddy (“I Am Woman”) and Mickey Rooney (from that racist part in “Breakfast At Tiffany’s”). We figured it was just enough animation to qualify for this show. […] More

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    Sketchy Episode 168 – ‘Big Hero 6’

    Several months after it won the Oscar for “Best Animated Feature,” Sketchy finally decides to discuss “Big Hero 6.” Featuring the voice talents of Scott Adsit (from 30 Rock), T.J. Miller (from everywhere), Ryan Potter and Daniel Henney, this film touches on a lot. So, stop reading and start listening. Enjoy! [powerpress] Listen on iTunes! […] More

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    Sketchy Episode 167 – ‘Batman: Year One’

    Sketchy discusses the 2011 “Batman: Year One” and the DC comic by Frank Miller on which it was based. This story examines a young Bruce Wayne (Benjamin McKenzie) testing the waters of vigilante justice and a new lieutenant named James Gordon (Bryan Cranston) who just joined the Gotham police department. Enjoy! [powerpress] Listen on iTunes! […] More

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    Sketchy Episode 165 – ‘Home’

    This week it’s the Dreamworks 2015 animation “Home,” starring Jim Parsons (Big Bang Theory) as “Oh”, an alien belong to the race “Boov” that kicked humans out of their house and made Earth its new home. Rihanna also stars as “Tip,” a girl who escaped the initial purge and who’s looking for her mom. Tip […] More

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    Sketchy Episode 164 – ‘Song of the Sea’

    Sketchy falls in love with 2014’s “Song of the Sea,” an Irish animated film by Tomm Moore (The Secret of Kells) that was nominated for an Academy Award. Featuring the voice talents of David Rawle and Brendan Gleeson, this film explores the Celtic myth of the selkie from the perspective of the a little girl […] More

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    Sketchy Episode 163 – ‘The Story of Menstruation’

    This week Sketchy mines the annals of YouTube for this unexpected Walt Disney Production “The Story of Menstruation.” It’s a short, 10-minute educational film about the importance of cycles (with some good advice, ladies). Link below. Enjoy! [powerpress] Listen on iTunes! Music Vanity Fair by Mr. Bungles Follow Sketchy facebook.com/SketchyPodcast twitter.com/SketchyPodcast [email protected] More

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