The Lion King

This week we’re talking about the best movie of the Disney Renaissance, and frankly one of the best works of American animation in history: The Lion King. We also talk […]

A Podcast About Watching Cartoons With Your Family

The history of Disney is a history of war, capitalism, art, politics, and death. But to a fourth-generation “Disney family”, it’s also a history of joy and love. Can a podcast be about two things??

Join ex-movie and games critic Isaac Coleman (Second Opinion, I Coleman Is Doomed) and his mother, Ruhe, as they watch every film in the Disney Animated Canon and talk about how it was made, what it means, and why they love it – or don’t.

This is a limited podcast series with new episodes every Friday. We keep the show clean so that parents and kids can listen together.

Recent Posts

  • The Lion King

    This week we’re talking about the best movie of the Disney Renaissance, and frankly one of the best works of American animation in history: The Lion King. We also talk […]

  • Aladdin

    This week we're talking about one of the most popular Disney movies of all time, starring one of the most popular comedians of all time.

  • Beauty and the Beast

    Mom and Isaac discuss the tale as old as time, the song as old as rhyme - the movie that broke Disney exec brains forever with its Best Picture nomination.

  • The Rescuers Down Under

    This week, Mom and Isaac discuss Disney's first animated sequel - probably one of the better movies about mouse UN agents traveling to Australia to rescue a magical golden eagle from George C. Scott.

  • The Little Mermaid

    Mom and Isaac return with The Little Mermaid, the movie that saved the studio and perfected a formula Disney still uses almost beat-for-beat to this day.

  • Oliver & Company

    Mom and Isaac say farewell to the Bronze Era and hello to the era of Eisner and Katzenberg while talking around the totally forgettable Oliver & Company.

  • The Brave Little Toaster

    In our first of two bonus episodes covering films outside the Animated Canon, Isaac takes us through a deep-dive into one of his favorite films of all time: The Brave Little Toaster.

  • The Great Mouse Detective

    Greenlit during the middle of a regime change as a low-budget excuse to keep the animators busy, The Great Mouse Detective turned out to be one of the best films of the Bronze Era.

  • The Black Cauldron

    Quite possibly the most infamous Disney animated film of all time. It's time to talk about the Black Cauldron.

  • The Fox and the Hound

    Mom and Isaac discuss 1981's The Fox and The Hound, a strong contender for worst Disney movie ever made.

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