Kate continues Miyazaki month with the first film to come from Studio Ghibli, Castle in the Sky. This episode talks about the history of Studio Ghibli and poses a new film theory that Castle in the Sky is an allegory for genealogy or the search of your ancestral roots.
- IMDB Trivia on Castle in the Sky: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0092067/trivia?ref_=tt_trv_trv
- Studio Ghibli history: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Studio_Ghibli
- Highest-grossing films in Japan: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_highest-grossing_films_in_Japan
- Study on memories passed down in DNA: http://www.nature.com/articles/nn.3594.epdf?referrer_access_token=9XLm27A8J_adXknih_VkmNRgN0jAjWel9jnR3ZoTv0MLhU4y4LZkONbbyIJwg8aP95fxT3WZmPpkBGiHfLfX0yfM79Am0xNBgmHVATzMsEw
- Telegraph article on memories in DNA: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/science/science-news/10486479/Phobias-may-be-memories-passed-down-in-genes-from-ancestors.html
Filmmaker Kate Chaplin takes a film that has influenced her life for good, bad or ugly and dissects it to show YOU the hidden lessons within movies. This five-time-award-winning show appeared on D20crit from 2013-2015. New episodes coined “Reloaded” were produced by Gal’s Guide from 2016-2017. Many of the shows have been lost to the digital dust (yet somehow still on Google Play) but keep an eye out for our Flashback Friday Episodes on the Gal’s Guide Podcast.
- Most Entertaining – 2016 INDYpodnet Awards
- Best Audio Quality & Editing – 2016 INDYpodnet Awards
- Most Entertaining – 2015 INDYpodnet Awards
- Rookie of the Year – 2015 INDYpodnet Awards
- Best Coverage of a Geek Event – 2015 INDYpodnet Awards