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Episode 73: Ice Age – Scratology 101

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It’s an animated film of mammoth-size proportions: Blue Sky’s first film, Ice Age.


  • Main Discussion: Ice Age
  • History of Blue Sky Studios. It started out as a VFX and commercial studio.
  • Interesting to see that a lot of studios start out as a commercial-making studio and then slowly grow to making features.
  • Mother Gothel: “Enough with the migrations.”
  • Surprising voice talent. What the Jack Black?
  • The dodo sequence!
  • The big moment that pays off: the cave painting sequence. It helps you really understand Diego…finally.
  • Sequelitis: we rant about sequels. “And this is how we end up with Ice Age 5.”
  • The random but pivotal moment of the sudden lava.
  • Voicemails: Eddie.
  • Mail bag: Joshua, Frank, John, Matthew, Miriam.

Runtime: 1:13:44 71.9 MB


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About Morgan Stradling

Morgan is a native of Arizona and is a desert rat who loves the heat--she doesn’t even turn on the AC in her car in the middle of the summer! She loves big eyeliner, Survivor, Lady Gaga, and, of course, animated films. She has her MBA in Marketing from ASU and now works as a Product Manager for a tech company. Follow her on Twitter, Instagram and YouTube.