Media Mumbles, hosted by Julia and Abby, is a podcast dedicated to reviewing, analyzing, and discussing media of all forms. We cover video games, books, movies, TV, and more! Sit back and enjoy the ramblings of an English major and a Film major as we talk about what we enjoy most; entertainment, what is means, and why we enjoy it so much!
Media Mumbles 15 - Parasite
In the first week of our book month, we talk about the graphic novel of Parasite created from the storyboards Bong Joon Ho drew for the movie because Abby loves the symbolism in Parasite and Julia got her the book for her birthday. - CONTENT WARNING: brief mild language - Talking points include: the architecture involved in the parasite storyboards, the meanings in the movie and the storyboards, and more! - Follow us on Twitter @MumblePodcast - Intro/Outro song: In Full Color by Louie Zong (check out Louie's music!) - Links to stuff: Parasite Graphic Novel (https://www.amazon.ca/Parasite-Storyboards-Bong-Joon-Ho/dp/1538753251) - Notes on a Scene Video (https://www.vanityfair.com/video/watch/notes-on-a-scene-parasite-director-bong-joon-ho-breaks-down-a-scene) - Scriptnotes podcast (https://johnaugust.com/scriptnotes) - You're Wrong About podcast (https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/youre-wrong-about/id1380008439) - The Lighthouse (https://a24films.com/films/the-lighthouse) - Dune (https://www.amazon.ca/Dune-Frank-Herbert/dp/0441172717) - Joe Biden ad (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K7mRgLvV_Q8) - Schitts Creek (Netflix) - Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance (Netflix) - If you are of age in the USA make sure you register to vote! Your voice matters in the future of leadership in your country.
Media Mumbles 14 - Spirited Away
It's the last week of Ghibli month so what better way to send off the beloved animation studio than with its arguable most popular movie, Spirited Away! Come join Abby and Julia on this episode that just happened to be recorded at the exact time Abby turned 19! - CONTENT WARNING: mentions of p*dophilia in the movie industry - Talking points include: Miyazaki's goal to make a movie where young girls are the hero, the good old ghibli checklist, and more! - Follow us on Twitter @MumblePodcast - Intro/Outro song: In Full Color by Louie Zong (check out Louie's music!) - Links to stuff: Spirited Away (Netflix) - Mabel (https://mabelpodcast.com/) - suburban gothic (google play) - the flop house (https://www.flophousepodcast.com/) - sonic (google play)
Media Mumbles 13 - Ponyo
In this episode Abby and Julia discuss the worlds most wholesome movie, Ponyo! - CONTENT WARNING: mentions of death, brief language - talking points include: gushing about the art and animation, Julia gets clowned about criminal minds again, the amazing voice cast, and more! - Intro/Outro song: In Full Color by Louie Zong (check out Louie’s music!) - stuff we talked about: Ponyo (Netflix) - Moonrise Kingdom - But I’m a Cheerleader - Moana (disney+)
Media Mumbles 12 - The Secret World of Arrietty
In this (slightly shorter and a bit more rambly) episode of Media Mumbles, Julia and Abby talk about The Secret World of Arrietty, the first non-Miyazaki directed ghibli movie of the list so far. This movie has a special place in our hearts and we had a lot of fun going down memory lane a bit on this one! - CONTENT WARNING: brief mild language, mentions of death - Talking points include: Arrietty's very fast decision on a soundtrack, the cottagecore vibes, Julia and Abby's overactive childhood imaginations, and more! - Follow us on Twitter @MumblePodcast - Intro/Outro song: In Full Color by Louie Zong (check out Louie's music here!) - Links to stuff we mentioned: The Secret World of Arrietty (Netflix) - Blank Check Podcast (https://audioboom.com/channel/Blank-Check) - Frank Ocean (https://open.spotify.com/artist/2h93pZq0e7k5yf4dywlkpM?si=KOUlzVeCRZeECoSnWQ8u7A) - Andrew Bird (https://open.spotify.com/artist/4uSftVc3FPWe6RJuMZNEe9?si=F3R9DYIsR-aSyEqplHcQ7w) - Owl City (https://open.spotify.com/artist/07QEuhtrNmmZ0zEcqE9SF6?si=XQM7GF2bT6KRZzmgngR0_w) - The Adventure Zone graphic novel (https://read.macmillan.com/the-adventure-zone/) - The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance (Netflix) - Odd1sOut Dark Crystal video (https://youtu.be/SK6ZZgoy2D0) - Your Lie in April (Netflix) - The Lego Batman Movie (Google Play) - Young Justice (Netflix)
Media Mumbles 11 - Princess Mononoke
In this episode Julia and Abby discuss Princess Mononoke in our third week of the ghibli super month! - talking points include: Miyazaki’s dislike of Weinstein, environmentalism, and more! - Follow us on twitter @MumblePodcast - Intro/Outro song: In Full Color by Louie Zong (check out Louie’s bandcamp!)
Media Mumbles 10 - Howl's Moving Castle
In this episode, Abby and Julia discuss Howl's Moving Castle for Julia's first pick of the Ghibli extended movie month! This movie is all about magic, found family, and strange but exciting dream sequences. What more could you ask for! - CONTENT WARNING: mention of throwing up, brief mild language - Talking point include: Julia's new obsession of the month, plot summary of the movie, how age takes the pressure off of society's expectations, and the effects of body shaming - Follow us on Twitter @MumblePodcast - Intro/Outro Song: In Full Color by Louie Zong - Links to things we talked about: Howl's Moving Castle (Netflix) - Fantastic Mr. Fox (Netflix) - Criminal Minds (I cannot find this link anywhere in Canada but if you live in the USA it is on Netflix)