Four Favorites: Ghibliotheque’s Michael & Jake on Totoro, Indy and Roger Rabbit

We discuss the eternal charms of Hayao Miyazaki’s My Neighbor Totoro with Jake Cunningham and Michael Leader, the co-hosts of the famed Ghibliotheque podcast, who have a delightful new book out about the Studio Ghibli universe. Plus: thirsting for Bob Hoskins and being terrified by Judge Doom in Who Framed Roger Rabbit. Is Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade a better sequel-prequel than The Godfather: Part II? Also: Soot sprite crafting tips; Totoro cream puffs; are Slim and Jake “basic boys”? And Bluey feature film when? Links: The list of films mentioned in this episode. Ghibliotheque: Unofficial Guide to the Movies of Studio Ghibli. Ghibliotheque podcast on Spotify. Reviews of My Neighbor Totoro from Brendan, Aliyah, Willow and David Jenkins. Lists of Harrison Ford films ranked by how much he wants you to get off his plane; hit ’80s movies that should be remake with all-female casts in order to f—k with cinebros, the cineRATic universe and Jake’s Spielberg Ranked list. Credits: This episode recorded in London, Pennsylvania and Auckland. Edited by Slim. Facts: Jack. Booker: Linda Moulton. Theme music: ‘Vampiros Dancoteque’ by film and television composing trio Moniker. Transcript by Sophie Shin.

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A podcast about movies from the makers of Letterboxd, the social network for film lovers. Hosted by Gemma and Slim. Transcripts available.