GMM: King Kong vs Godzilla (1962)

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Taylor continues to mispronounce things, we look into the real and imaginary symbolism, differences, and similarities in our discussion for the 1962 film King Kong vs Godzilla. Yes, this covers both versions.

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Time

02:02 History
14:18 Plot
21:36 Talking Points
34:14 Messages
44:14 Final Thoughts
46:59 Listener Feedback

References

Eiji Tsuburaya : Master of Monsters

A Critical History and Filmography of the Godzilla Series

Ishiro Honda: A Life in Film, from Godzilla to Kurosawa

Godzilla on my Mind: 50 years of the King of Monsters

The Big Book of Japanese Giant Monster Movies Vol1: 1954-1980

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GMM: Day of the Triffids (1962)

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Our episode for the 1962 British film, Day of the Triffids contains lots of notes as well as forgotten notes. Trust us, it makes sense. Also, we discuss how this is a zombie movie.

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Time

01:33 History
06:33 Plot
13:34 Talking Points
33:25 Messages
43:14 Final Thoughts
47:15 Listener Feedback

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GMM: Jack the Giant Killer (1962)

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Taylor Gesticulates while we learn that Joshua has been everywhere and seen everything in our episode for the 1962 film Jack the Giant Killer.  There are also some English burns. What exactly does that mean? Listen and find out.

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01:40 History
08:13 Plot
12:44 Talking Points
28:43 Messages
35:13 Final Thoughts
38:02 Listener Feedback

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T9: Favorite Films from the 1950s

Top 9 Favorite Giant Monster Films from the 1950s

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We talk about our top 9 favorite Giant Monster films from the 1950s. Not what we think are the best, but our favorite. Also, which ones we were surprised made it and which ones we were surprised didn’t.

 

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GMM: Mysterious Island (1961)

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We ask who the giant monster is in this adaptation of the Jules Verne story where survival isn’t enough anymore in our episode for the 1961 film Mysterious Island. Also, there are puns.

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Time

01:40 History
09:16 Plot
15:55 Talking Points
23:43 Messages
31:54 Final Thoughts
35:07 Listener Feedback

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GMM: Mothra (1961)

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Taylor has a horrible time with Japanese and we find out movie advertising was weird at the time of making this 1961 film Mothra. We ask if Nelson is an evil version of Carl Denham, and why does a god let good people get hurt? You know, easy questions.

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Time

01:29 History
16:36 Plot
21:09 Talking Points
37:33 Messages
50:31 Final Thoughts
52:40 Listener Feedback

References

Eiji Tsuburaya : Master of Monsters

A Critical History and Filmography of the Godzilla Series

Ishiro Honda: A Life in Film, from Godzilla to Kurosawa

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GMM: Gorgo (1961)

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We discuss blacklisted writers, giant monster movies and the Hollow Earth theory, and we almost forget our favorite characters in this episode for the 1961 film Gorgo.

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Time

01:22 History
13:14 Plot
18:25 Talking Points
26:37 Messages
36:02 Final Thoughts
38:17 Listener Feedback

References

The making of Gorgo

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GMM: Reptilicus (1961)

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We find out that Joshua is quite the cultured person, while we also ask a scientist and wonder what was happening in Bismarck, North Dakota in the 1960s to have a premier of the 1961 Denmark film Reptilicus. We also discuss the possibility that Reptilicus is a Xenomorph.

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Time

01:35 History
13:50 Plot
16:55 Talking Points
29:25 Messages
35:39 Final Thoughts
38:20 Listener Feedback

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