The Bloobcast continue their look back at Peter Jackson’s Lord of the Rings trilogy and reminisce about the second film in the trilogy – Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers! They discuss changes from the books, debate the pros and cons of the Elves showing up to Helm’s Deep, the groundbreaking Gollum effects, parallelsContinue reading “Episode 30 – Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers”
The Bloobcast try to be the very best like no one ever was and take a look at the Manga series Pokemon Adventures They discuss how the Manga adapts the games for its story, comparisons to the Pokemon anime, the series pop culture explosion in the late 90’s, tackling darker themes while remaining kid friendly,Continue reading “Episode 29 – Pokemon Adventures”
For this year’s Halloween episode, the Bloobcast are accompanied by their good friend Joe for a look at the PS1 survival horror classic Silent Hill. They discuss the games immersive atmosphere, comparisons to the Resident Evil series, it’s tragic themes, the difficulties playing the games currently, and James’ controversial views on the game…
The Bloobcast invite their good friend Eng to join them in celebrating the 20th anniversary of Sam Raimi’s original Spider Man film! They discuss how the film is a comic book brought to life, James Cameron’s abandoned version, the perfect casting, the UK’s rating debacle, and Bruce Campbell being awesome.
The Bloobcast close to door to darkness and take a look at the bizarre melding of Final Fantasy and Disney – Kingdom Hearts! They discuss the franchises fascinating origins, the weighty hack and slash combat, the awesomeness of having a key as a weapon, the beautiful soundtrack, and the time when Winnie the Pooh gotContinue reading “Episode 26 – Kingdom Hearts”
WARNING: INCOMING BLOOB! For their 25th episode, the Bloobcast take a trip to Mainframe for a look at Rob’s all time favourite TV show – the 90’s CGI Cyberpunk series ReBoot! They discuss the show’s evolution from Saturday morning cartoon to serialised epic, the strong storytelling, battles with broadcast standards the episode that lead toContinue reading “Episode 25 – ReBoot”
The Bloobcast delve into one of James’ childhood favourites – The first book in Brian Jaques anthropomorphic adventure series Redwall. They discuss different adaptations of the book, children’s media tackling more mature subjects and themes, the series potential influences, debate its placement within the fantasy genre, and James makes another comparison to Paradise Lost.
The Bloobcast journey to Candy Mountain to talk about the phenomenal YouTube animated series Charlie the Unicorn. They discuss the absurd nature of the shorts, the nature of YouTube of that era, the catchy songs, the parody series Charlie Teh Unicron, and how the series is more than just whacky and disturbing antics.
The Bloobcast tackle their first listener request and take a look at the 2009 season of Power Rangers – the post apocalyptic Power Rangers RPM. They discuss how this season came about, similarities to Mad Max and Terminator, it’s self aware sense of humour, comparisons to other seasons of the show, it’s cast going onContinue reading “Episode 22 – Power Rangers RPM”
The Bloobcast delve into the first entry in the Oddworld Quintology – 1997’s Oddworld: Abe’s Oddysee! They discuss the game’s ambitious scope, how well it still holds up visually, Euan’s newfound craving for Paramite pies, the heartwarming origin of Alf, and why all games should have a fart button.