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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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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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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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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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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FI: THE MEG (2018)

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We give our first impressions for the new giant monster film THE MEG.

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Time

02:43 After Movie
05:20 Spoilers
06:53 Messages
09:30 Final Thoughts

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GMM: KONGA (1961)

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We discuss Pride and Greed, Kong A and Kong B, and get lots of listener feedback in this episode for the 1961 film, KONGA.

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01:53 History
09:38 Plot
15:29 Talking Points
29:33 Messages
40:25 Final Thoughts
44:09 Listener Feedback

References

Promotional Interview with Herm Cohen

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GMM: Attack of the Giant Leeches (1959)

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What would you do if you were given all the money in the world? What makes us human? These are the types of questions we ask ourselves in this episode for the 1959 film Attack of the Giant Leeches. We also get real America all up in here.

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02:05 History
11:44 Plot
19:05 Talking Points
33:42 Messages
41:35 Final Thoughts
44:44 Listener Feedback

References

MST3k 406

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