GMM: Godzilla (1954)

Giant Monster Messages: Godzilla (1954)

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We discuss suspense, unanswered questions, choices, and real science in this episode for the 1954 film Godzilla. We also learn that Joshua is really interested in human sacrifice.

Time:
01:45 History
08:35 Plot
15:40 Talking Points
30:30 Messages
53:56 Final Thoughts

References:
Book: Godzilla on my Mind

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GMM: THEM! (1954)

Giant Monster Messages: THEM! (1954)

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We discuss formic acid, clouds, secrecy, hysteria, and the uncertainty of the atomic age in this episode for the 1954 films THEM!. At one point Joshua believes himself to be under attack by ants.

1:32 Trivia
6:03 Plot
12:57 Talking Points
17:45 Messages
27:31 Final Thoughts

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GMM: Beast from 20,000 Fathoms (1953)

Giant Monster Messages: Beast from 20,000 Fathoms (1953)

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We discuss the insignificance of man, UFOs, McCarthyism, and how no one wants to be crazy in this episode for the 1953 film Beast from 20,000 Fathoms. We also drop random trivia in the Talking Points.

1:15 History
5:03 Plot
10:33 Talking Points
21:17 Messages
33:36 Final Thoughts

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Real life poisonous blood?

Dynamation

GMM: Mighty Joe Young (1949)

Giant Monster Messages: Mighty Joe Young (1949)

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Robert Armstrong continues to be bad news for apes in this episode we were look for the messages in the 1949 film Mighty Joe Young. We discuss the humanity of a giant ape and how drunk people are not smart.

1:13 History
8:16 Plot
13:53 Talking Points
20:28 Messages
28:03 Final Thoughts

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GMM: Son of Kong (1933)

Giant Monster Messages: Son of Kong (1933)

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Dancing monkey’s but where are the sebaceous seals? In this episode we look at the 1933 film Son of Kong. We discuss failure, transition, Ghostbusters 2, consequences, and why you shouldn’t ask about Mama Kong.

01:15 History
05:29 Plot
15:17 Talking Points
25:45 Messages
40:11 Final Thoughts

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GMM: King Kong (1933)

Giant Monster Messages: King Kong (1933)

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Exaggerated Creatures and Characters. In this episode we discuss the 1933 classic King Kong. We talk about the Great Depression, curiosity, desire, and racism.


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01:13 History
09:45 Plot
14:02 Talking Points
23:47 Messages
33:24 Does it hold up?
36:18 Final Thoughts

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Main Theme and Stingers Written by Matthias Fluor https://mfluor.ch/
Art by Amanda Blanchard

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