Info

Arthurian Mythia

A podcast about King Arthur and his Knights in Popular Media
RSS Feed Subscribe in Apple Podcasts
2019
June
May
April
March
February
January


2018
December
November
October
September
March
January


2017
September
May
April
January


2016
December
November
October
September
August
July
June


Categories

All Episodes
Archives
Categories
Now displaying: Category: Movies
Oct 16, 2018

In which Dame Leslie and Sir Blackwood give their actual opinions on the masterwork of comedy that is Monty Python & the Holy Grail. Then following that bloopers from the recording of the Very Serious Review.

 

Music:

Arthurian Mythia Theme By Invictus Media

 

Links:

https://www.courier-journal.com/story/entertainment/movies/2017/11/07/john-cleese-holy-grail-louisville/508198001/

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q1RSIwexj9g

 

Jan 3, 2018

In Which Dame Leslie and Sir Blackwood after much effort and over coming adversity finally complete 2004 King Arthur.

http://ew.com/article/2004/07/09/behind-scenes-look-king-arthur/
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_and_Caitlin_Matthews
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Linda_A._Malcor
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/King_Arthur_(2004_film)

History:

The Great Conspiracy: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_Conspiracy

Pictish Crossbow: https://canmore.org.uk/site/35560/st-vigeans-drosten-stone

Sarmatians: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sarmatians

Sarmatian religion: http://www.encyclopedia.com/environment/encyclopedias-almanacs-transcripts-and-maps/sarmatian-religion

Behind the Scenes Stuff:
https://youtu.be/3BhJHw6ub38
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G5am17Jw_Y0

Notes: The woman in Monty Python and the Meaning of Life who chase a man off the cliff to his death while topless are dressed like Roller Derby performers but don't appear to be wearing any actual rollerskates, I am going to assume they were meant to since you never see their feet they just didn't want any of the women to injure themselves.

Sounds
Mabel making Farting Noises - Gravity Falls
Music and man going off a cliff -Monty Python and the Meaning of Life
Rebel Blockade Runner - Star Wars Sound Track

May 20, 2017

In which Dame Leslie and Sir Blackwood return to a classic tale they have tackled before, adventuring through the Stained Glass world of the Welsh Language Channel's  Animated Gawain and the Green Knight.

 

Webpage Sources:

http://www.irishtimes.com/culture/camelot-challengers-go-to-children-s-baftas-1.1127380

http://awards.bafta.org/award/2002/childrens/animation

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0846790/

 

Book Sources:

The Knightly Tales of Sir Gawain by Louis B. Hall

Music:

Opening Music from Heart of Medieval by Butterfly Tea. Downloaded from http://www.last.fm/music/Butterfly+Tea/_/Heart+of+Medieval


End Theme Monty Python Intermission Song - Monty Python and the Search for the Holy Grail

 

Sound Effects:

Shut Up and Take My Money -Futurama

 

 

Jan 23, 2017

In which Dame Leslie and Sir Blackwood reunite for an actually really enjoyable children's movie.  We really have no serious complaints.

Sound Effects
Get on With it - Monty Python and the Search for the Holy Grail
This is my Boom Stick - Army of Darkness
Soap Commerical - Zest Soap Commerical from the 80s.

Music
Opening Music from Heart of Medieval by Butterfly Tea. Downloaded from http://www.last.fm/music/Butterfly+Tea/_/Heart+of+Medieval
Bicycle Race - Queen
Wouldn't It Be Nice - Beach Boys
End Theme Monty Python Intermission Song - Monty Python and the Search for the Holy Grail

Sep 14, 2016

In Which Sir Blackwood and Dame Leslie handle the Sword of Lancelot and try to determine what is going on with the soap.

Our Tumblr http://arthurian-mythia.tumblr.com/

Sources
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lancelot_and_Guinevere
http://gms.greentreetv.com/p/lancelot-and-guinevere-1963-action.html
New Arthurian Encyclopedia Book

https://escanor.wordpress.com/2015/05/21/female-learning-and-literacy-in-the-middle-ages/
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Soap#Early_history

Comic Cover - http://arthurian-mythia.tumblr.com/post/150223380576/i-thought-i-put-this-up-gaze-upon-the-beauty-of

Sound Effects
Camelot, Camelot, It's Only a Model - Monty Python and the Search for the Holy Grail
Soap Commerical - Zest Soap Commercial from the 80s.
Outragous French Accent - Monty Python and the Search for the Holy Grail
She's a Witch - Monty Python and the Search for the Holy Grail
Man Screaming - Wilhelm Scream
Wha Wha Sound Effect - You Tube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UtmI--F8Zmo

Music
Good to Go - Gunnar Olsen
End Theme Monty Python Intermission Song - Monty Python and the Search for the Holy Grail

Jul 30, 2016

In which Sir Blackwood and Dame Leslie Encounter Sean Connery’s Nipples and a really bad adaptation.

Best Version of the Stain-glass Gawain & The Green Knight Animated.
https://youtu.be/t855W1rFYEo?list=PLtqAE96LRGobwaYie-usNJtecF3eC2SgU

Valient Sword Links
http://www.godecookery.com/incrd/incrd.htm
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Wedding_of_Sir_Gawain_and_Dame_Ragnelle
https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/10585159-sword-of-the-valiant
http://awesomebmovies.com/2011/06/sword-of-the-valiant-the-legend-of-sir-gawain-and-the-green-knight-1984/

Books
The Knightly Tales of Sir Gawain by   Louis Brewer Hall

Music
End Music - taken from Monty Python’ and the Search for the Holy Grail

Sound Effects
Playing With You dolls - Spaceballs
Monk Chant - Monty Python & The Holy Grail
Chase Music - Benny Hill Theme
“Rita Repulsa Clip” - Power Rangers
Total Drama Island Clip
Swallow Clip Monty Python & The Holy Grail
Dull Surprise - Mystery Science Theatre 3000
Whale Probe - Star Trek IV
Wha Wha Sound Effect Taken from You Tube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UtmI–F8Zmo
Joker Laugh Batman the Animated Series.
Sean Connery’s Nipples -Performed by Detroit He posts every Sunday Morning at  http://caucus99percent.com  He also made the Rita Repulsa joke first.

Jul 14, 2016

King Arthur was a Gentelman Cast

In which Dame Leslie and Sir Blackwood talk about a movie that is not entirely unlike a movie about King Arthur, Oh and there are Nazis.

This Movie is Public Domain You can watch it here
https://archive.org/details/KingArthurWasaGentleman

Crash Sound Effect http://www.freesfx.co.uk/
Web Reference http://www.britmovie.co.uk/films/King-Arthur-Was-a-
Gentleman/

Music
Opening Heart of Medieval by Butterfly Tea. Downloaded from
http://www.last.fm/music/Butterfly+Tea/_/Heart+of+Medieval

Closing Intermition Music - taken from Monty Python’ and the
Search for the Holy Grail.

The Book Mentioned is Modern Arthur #1 Knight Life
http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/366033.Knight_Life?
from_search=true&search_version=service

Gawain Comic Mentioned http://gawaincomic.com/

Arthur King of Time and Space Did Dracula Vs. Arthur
http://arthurkingoftimeandspace.com/1043.htm
http://arthurkingoftimeandspace.com/1657.htm

Also there is a Comic Book
http://www.comicvine.com/dracula-vs-king-arthur/4050-20166/

It's the "Ministry of Ungentlemanly Warfare"
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special_Operations_Executive

King Arthur was a Gentleman Wiki Page
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/King_Arthur_Was_a_Gentleman
Arthur Askey Wiki Page
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arthur_Askey
IMDB Page
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0034943/

To learn More about Universal Carriers
http://www.canadiansoldiers.com/vehicles/universalcarriers/univers
alcarriers.htm

Also Shout out to @Professorerudite for information given to us in
this post, sadly been to busy working on the episode to respond.
http://professorerudite.tumblr.com/post/132272401801/arthurian-mythia-professorerudite

Jul 8, 2016

End of Excalibur

The second half the review of Excalibur as Dame Leslie and Sir Blackwood discover the true magnificence of Crazy Hermit Lancelot.

Corrections
Gaheris not Gareth was tied to the Horse

References
Arthur Dies at the End by Jeffery Wikstrom http://www.jeffwik.com/le-morte-darthur-index/

Le Morte D'Arthur by Sir Thomas Mallory https://librivox.org/search?q=Le%20Morte%20d%27Arthur&search_form=advanced

Robert Addie – IMDB http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0011665/

Excalibur - IMDB http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0082348/fullcredits?ref_=tt_cl_sm#cast

Excalibur (film) - Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Excalibur_%28film%29

Excalibur (1981)(film) - King Arthur Wikia http://kingarthur.wikia.com/wiki/Excalibur_%281981%29_%28film%29

Quote from Camelot Musical http://www.startribune.com/ah-camelot-where-the-tables-are-round-and-the-relationships-triangular/303610231/

Picture source
http://filmyfantasy.blogspot.ca/2013/04/excalibur-1981.html

Audio sources
Intermition Music - taken from Monty Python' and the Search for the Holy Gral

Sound Clip from Monty Python and the Search for the Holy Grail.

Wha Wha Sound Effect Taken from You Tube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UtmI--F8Zmo

Closing music from Heart of Medieval by Butterfly Tea. Downloaded from http://www.last.fm/music/Butterfly+Tea/_/Heart+of+Medieval

Jul 7, 2016

Excalbur 1981 Cast

In which Sir Blackwood and Dame Leslie bravely dig into the history and sources of the 1981 movie Excalibur.

Books

Le Morte D'Arthur by Sir Thomas Mallory https://librivox.org/search?q=Le%20Morte%20d%27Arthur&search_form=advanced

The Arthurian Encyclopedia - The King Arthur Library

The New Arthurian Encyclopedia - Norris J. Lacy (ed)

Gurps Camelot - Steve Jackson Games

Web Pages

Excalibur review by Roger Ebart (1981) http://www.rogerebert.com/reviews/excalibur-1981

Excalibur - IMDB http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0082348/fullcredits?ref_=tt_cl_sm#cast

Excalibur (film) - Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Excalibur_%28film%29

Excalibur (1981)(film) - King Arthur Wikia http://kingarthur.wikia.com/wiki/Excalibur_%281981%29_%28film%29

The Great Unmade? John Boorman's The Lord of the Rings - Cinetropolis http://cinetropolis.net/the-great-unmade-john-boormans-the-lord-of-the-rings/

John Boorman's The Lord of the Rings - Tolkien Gateway http://tolkiengateway.net/wiki/John_Boorman's_The_Lord_of_the_Rings

Picture source
http://filmyfantasy.blogspot.ca/2013/04/excalibur-1981.html

Audio sources
Opening music from Heart of Medieval by Butterfly Tea. Downloaded from
http://www.last.fm/music/Butterfly+Tea/_/Heart+of+Medieval
Monty Python & the Holy Grail
The Liberty Bell - taken from Monty Python's Flying Circus
Gravity Falls

1