The Rotoscopers have gone on strike! Last minute they decided to review the Walt Disney classic, Bambi, instead of Ice Age 5. Was it a good decision? You be the judge! We hope you enjoy this journey to the forest in this Bambi podcast in episode 128 of the Animation Addicts Podcast!
- Nerdy couch discussion: Why we decided to record Bambi today.
- Main discussion: Bambi (1942) – Patron pick by Greg Wilde.
- The movie is based on Bambi, A Life in the Woods (1923) by Austrian author Felix Salten.
- Naturalism – not set in a fantasy world.
- Tyrus Wong did a lot of the background paintings. At age 105, he is still going strong!
- “April Showers” arguably the most complex piece of animation in the film.
- We gotta talk about Bambi’s mama (spoiler: she dies!)
- Conservationist / environmentalist message and backlash.
- Were the hunters there illegally? (Do we even care?) A “shot-by-shot” analysis by Mason
- We rate it!
- Mini discussion on Ice Age 5
- Voicemail: Rachel and Jeremiah
- Watch Bambi: Blu-ray | DVD
- Buy Bambi soundtrack: CD | iTunes
- About Tyrus Wong
- Buy Tryus Wong art book
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