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EPISODE 35: The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1996)

Welcome to the 35th episode of The Castle Vault! In this week’s journey exploring the famed Disney Vault through the Disney Plus streaming service, we explore the Festival of Fools with … The Hunchback of Notre Dame!

In this episode, we discuss the dark and twisted 1996 film, The Hunchback of Notre Dame! Despite all the gorgeous colors and animation and music, this movie is far from the Disney standard that the previous several films fit in. It’s dark, and evil, and scary in unexpected ways. Yet at the same time, it’s captivating in so many ways! But where will it land on The Hierarchy? We also have all of our fun segments that we do weekly, including another incredible World of Color Brain round and the next installment of Chillin’ Like a Villain!

All this and more in Episode 35 of the Castle Vault!

Stay magical, friends.

EPISODE 34: Pocahontas (1995)

Welcome to the 34th episode of The Castle Vault! In this week’s journey exploring the famed Disney Vault through the Disney Plus streaming service, we paint with all of the colors of the wind for … Pocahontas!

In this episode, we discuss the polarizing 1995 film, Pocahontas! 25 years after this film was released, it’s easy to point out its flaws and problems, because hindsight is always easier. This film is controversial in many different aspects, but it definitely has some good bones to it, and lots to love. But where will it land on The Hierarchy? We also have all of our fun segments that we do weekly, including another incredible World of Color Brain round and the next installment of Chillin’ Like a Villain!

All this and more in Episode 34 of the Castle Vault!

Stay magical, friends.

EPISODE 33: The Lion King (1994)

Welcome to the 33rd episode of The Castle Vault! In this week’s journey exploring the famed Disney Vault through the Disney Plus streaming service, we celebrate the circle of life with … The Lion King!

In this episode, we discuss the CLASSIC MASTERPIECE 1994 film, The Lion King! We sing, we dance, we cry, we celebrate life with all the animals in the Pride Lands, and what a journey it was! From an amazing voice cast, to beautiful songs, and gorgeous animation, The Lion King is amazing, start to finish. But where will it land on The Hierarchy? We also have all of our fun segments that we do weekly, including another incredible World of Color Brain round and the next installment of Chillin’ Like a Villain!

All this and more in Episode 33 of the Castle Vault!

Stay magical, friends.

EPISODE 32: Aladdin (1992)

Welcome to the 32nd episode of The Castle Vault! In this week’s journey exploring the famed Disney Vault through the Disney Plus streaming service, we show you a whole new world with … Aladdin!

In this episode, we discuss the CLASSIC MASTERPIECE 1992 film, Aladdin! We don’t do it alone, however, as we invited our longtime friend Matt Sonnenberg onto the show so he can share his love and special connection to this movie. We talk all about the music, the animation, and the amazing characters, of course! But where will it land on The Hierarchy? We also have all of our fun segments that we do weekly, including another incredible World of Color Brain round and the next installment of Chillin’ Like a Villain!

All this and more in Episode 32 of the Castle Vault!

EPISODE 31: Beauty and the Beast (1991)

Welcome to the 31st episode of The Castle Vault! In this week’s journey exploring the famed Disney Vault through the Disney Plus streaming service, we invite you to be our guest for … Beauty and the Beast!

In this episode, we discuss the CLASSIC MASTERPIECE 1991 film, Beauty and the Beast! With such a classic tale – a tale as old as time, some would say – we wonder weather or not it still holds up to this day. We discuss how amazing the soundtrack is, and also our hot takes about Gaston. But where will it land on The Hierarchy? We also have all of our fun segments that we do weekly, including another incredible World of Color Brain round and the next installment of Chillin’ Like a Villain!

All this and more in Episode 31 of the Castle Vault!

Stay magical, friends.

EPISODE 30: The Rescuers Down Under (1990)

Welcome to the 30th episode of The Castle Vault! In this week’s journey exploring the famed Disney Vault through the Disney Plus streaming service, we throw a shrimp on the barbie for … The Rescuers Down Under!

In this episode, we discuss the often forgotten 1990 film, The Rescuers Down Under, which is a surprisingly solid sequel to the sad Rescuers movie. Despite being a sequel to the mighty mice of the R.A.S., this story in the Australian Outback goes many different places, with several delightful and memorable characters that aren’t rodents. Oh, and John Candy is just the best. But where will it land on The Hierarchy? We also have all of our fun segments that we do weekly, including another incredible World of Color Brain round and the next installment of Chillin’ Like a Villain!

All this and more in Episode 30 of the Castle Vault!

Stay magical, friends.

EPISODE 29: The Little Mermaid (1989)

Welcome to the 29th episode of The Castle Vault! In this week’s journey exploring the famed Disney Vault through the Disney Plus streaming service, we dive deep, under the sea, with … The Little Mermaid!

In this episode, we discuss the amazing 1989 masterpiece film, The Little Mermaid, which kicks off an amazing stretch for Disney Animated films. Packed full of great music, beautiful colors, and delightful characters – including an awesome villain – The Little Mermaid reminds us why we started this podcast in the first place. But where will it land on The Hierarchy? We also have all of our fun segments that we do weekly, including another incredible World of Color Brain round, and … A BRAND NEW SEGMENT!!

All this and more in Episode 29 of the Castle Vault!

Stay magical, friends.

EPISODE 28: Oliver & Company (1988)

Welcome to the 28th episode of The Castle Vault! In this week’s journey exploring the famed Disney Vault through the Disney Plus streaming service, we run the streets of New York City with … Oliver & Company!

In this episode, we discuss the fun 1988 animated film, Oliver & Company, which is essentially a 90 minute Billy Joel love letter to the city of New York. And that’s pretty good! Despite the movie going completely off the rails by the end of it, the film surely felt like that “Disney Magic” was in full swing here. But where will it land on The Hierarchy? We also have all of our fun segments that we do weekly, including another incredible World of Color Brain round!

All this and more in Episode 28 of the Castle Vault!

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