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Today on Episode 146 of the Cinema Geeks …..we complete our Hayao Miyazaki Retrospective!  We discuss our favorite moments, scenes, characters, and rank his movies from top to bottom. After that we discuss where Miyazaki  ranks in the world of today’s directors. Also we announce what director will be covered in our next retrospective.


Cinema Geeks – Episode 91 – Hayao Miyazaki Retrospective Introduction

Cinema Geeks – Episode 92 – Hayao Miyazaki Retrospective – The Castle of Cagliostro

Cinema Geeks – Episode 99 – Hayao Miyazaki Retrospective: Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind

Cinema Geeks – Episode 103 – Hayao Miyazaki Retrospective: Castle in the Sky

Cinema Geeks – Episode 109 – Hayao Miyazaki Retrospective: My Neighbor Totoro

Cinema Geeks – Episode 111 – Hayao Miyazaki Retrospective: Kiki’s Delivery Service

Cinema Geeks – Episode 114 – Hayao Miyazaki Retrospective: Porco Rosso

Cinema Geeks – Episode 121 – Hayao Miyazaki Retrospective: Princess Mononoke

Cinema Geeks – Episode 127 – Hayao Miyazaki Retrospective: Spirited Away

Cinema Geeks – Episode 131 – Hayao Miyazaki Retrospective: Howl’s Moving Castle

Cinema Geeks – Episode 136 – Hayao Miyazaki Retrospective: Ponyo

Cinema Geeks – Episode 144 – Hayao Miyazaki Retrospective: The Wind Rises



Today on Episode 144 of the Cinema Geeks …..we continue our Hayao Miyazaki Retrospective with a review of The Win Rises. Does Miyazaki end his career on a high note? Also we reveal our picks for the next retrospective. Make sure to cast your vote.


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Today on Episode 136 of the Cinema Geeks …..we continue our Hayao Miyazaki Retrospective with a review of Ponyo. Is it an overlooked gem in his filmography or is it a major misstep? We discuss..


Today on Episode 131 of the Cinema Geeks …..we continue our Hayao Miyazaki Retrospective with a review of Howl’s Moving Castle. The follow up to the high acclaimed Spirited Away. Does it live up? Is this the first major setback in the Miyazaki retrospective? Listen and find out…


On this week’s show we talk trailers including Justice League and Spider-Man. Greg continues his new anime craze, and Chuck gives us thoughts on the Batman- Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles crossover. All that and a review of Marvel’s most recent Netflix series Iron Fist. 


Today on Episode 127  of the Cinema Geeks …..we continue our Hayao Miyazaki Retrospective with a review of Spirited Away. Noted as the first movie to ever with the Oscar for Best Animated film we discuss how it holds up within the career of the legendary director.


On this week’s show inspired by the recent release of the Nintendo  Switch we talk our Top 5 Favorite NES games. Dan also gives his thoughts on Dave Chappelle’s recent Netflix specials and Greg accidentally watched an anime…and liked it. 

In the 70th episode of ToonCast Beyond Joe Reed joins TFG1Mike for the first time here on Toon Beyond! This time we are here to talk about Voltron!!!! Yup the 1984 Voltron cartoon started it all! However the focus here is on the current series Legendary Defender We go over the plots of Seasons 1 and 2, the voice cast, the animation, and more. So get those dynatherms connected with us here on ToonCast Beyond as we form the head of Voltron!!!

GCR2It’s time to go back! Back to Animation! That’s right GCRN Fans the NEXT Top 100 is here! Well the countdown is now over, and the hosts return to wrap everything up in a nice little bow! So tune into Part 5 to hear all the statistics and more, be sure to check back with us for what our NEXT Top 100 will be!! And as always “UNLEASH THE GEEK IN YOU!”