映画のイングリッシュ 036: Slapstick Zombies!

映画のイングリッシュ 036: Slapstick Zombies!

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Coming up today we introduce a new segment to the show. We find out if Kinoko cried or laughed during Shaun of the Dead, plus we answer the all important question, is it ok to have a commercial of high school kids, jumping up and down on beds, dressed in their pj’s.

Streaming News

Mike talks about his first impressions of the new Netflix service in Japan. If you would like more information please see our blog post about Netflix Japan. We also discuss the upcoming video streaming service by Amazon, Amazon Prime Video.

What’s On TV

A new segment where Mike and Kinoko talk about other movies or television programs they have watched.

Kinoko – Too Busy

Mike – Too Much Time – プロ野球ニュース, 元気丸、Women’s Volleyball: Japan vs South Korea & Japan vs. Serbia. Cowboys & Zombies, The Untold History of the United States, Save with Jamie.

Shaun of the Dead

Shaun (Simon Pegg) is a 30-something loser with a dull, easy existence. When he’s not working at the electronics store, he lives with his slovenly best friend, Ed (Nick Frost), in a small flat on the outskirts of London. The only unpredictable element in his life is his girlfriend, Liz (Kate Ashfield), who wishes desperately for Shaun to grow up and be a man. When the town is inexplicably overrun with zombies, Shaun must rise to the occasion and protect both Liz and his mother (Penelope Wilton).

ここでShaun of the Deadのあらすじを説明します。主人公Shaunは30歳の家電店定員。ロンドンでだらしない友人Edと、だらしない生活を送っています。恋人Lizには、将来の見通しが立たないと言われて別れたばかり。失意の生活を送ろうとしていたその時、街中にゾンビがあふれていることに気が付きます。恋人と母親を救い出すために、ShaunとEdが立ち上がります。

Glee S01E12 Mattress

When the Glee Club is left out of the yearbook because of budget cuts, everyone seems to be relieved that they won’t have to suffer the ridicule of years past. Everyone except Rachel, that is, who wants her legacy cemented in print. Meanwhile, Quinn makes it her mission to be in the Cheerios yearbook photo, and Will and Terri’s relationship is shaken to its core.

グリークラブが卒業アルバムに載るか載らないかで、生徒達、WilそしていつものようにSueが大騒ぎ。Gleeクラブは学校で馬鹿にされないようにMatressのCMに出ることに。そしてTerriの秘密がついにバレてしまいます。

Glee Cover Songs

Glee Cover SongsではGleeに登場した歌を紹介します。

  1. First up, we have Rachel & Finn singing “Smile” by Lily Allen.
  2. Then Rachel sings a little Louis Armstrong with “When You’re Smiling
  3. Van Halen’s “Jump“ is performed by New Directions.
  4. Finally “Smile” by Nat King Cole is sung by New Directions.

Glee Cover Song Videos

  1. Lily Allen – Smile
  2. Louis Armstrong – When You’re Smiling
  3. Van Halen – Jump
  4. Nat King Cole – Smile

Extra Information

Intro Song: Stardust by U.S. Army Blues
Outro Song: Hachiko (The Faithtful Dog) by The Kyoto Connection