GMM: KRONOS (1957)

Giant Monster Messages: KRONOS (1957) We discuss how normal sized dinosaurs don’t count, Greek Mythology is weird, and Joshua makes jokes that Taylor doesn’t get in our episode for the 1957 film KRONOS. We question humanities consumption while also throwing in some Calvin in Hobbes, Star Trek, and have another round of “Ask a scientist”.Continue reading “GMM: KRONOS (1957)”

GMM: Tarantula (1955)

Giant Monster Messages: Tarantula (1955) We meet a doctor who thinks he is a pickup artist and learn that we shouldn’t drink venom in our episode for the 1955 film Tarantula. We also discuss the horrible lab practices and how life never goes as planned. http://traffic.libsyn.com/giantmonstermessages/GMM11_Tarantula_final.mp3 Right Click and Save As to Download Time: 01:48Continue reading “GMM: Tarantula (1955)”

GMM: It Came From Beneath The Sea (1955)

Giant Monster Messages: It Came From Beneath The Sea (1955) http://traffic.libsyn.com/giantmonstermessages/GMM10_It_Came_From_Beneath_The_Sea.mp3 Right Click and Save to Download We have painful puns, fireworks, more questions for a scientist in our episode for the 1955 film It came From Beneath The Sea. We also discuss the difference between Protagonist and a Hero, the idea of women inContinue reading “GMM: It Came From Beneath The Sea (1955)”

Monster From The Ocean Floor (1954)

Giant Monster Messages: Monster From The Ocean Floor (1954) http://traffic.libsyn.com/giantmonstermessages/GMM9_Monster_from_the_Ocean_Floor.mp3 Right Click and Save to Download Is there a monster from the ocean floor? Maybe. Is a dad dead? Yes. We discuss that, and much more in this episode for the 1954 film Monster from the Ocean Floor. We also discuss jokes that should haveContinue reading “Monster From The Ocean Floor (1954)”

GMM: Godzilla Raids Again (1955)

Giant Monster Messages: Godzilla Raids Again (1955) Right Click and Save to Download Is Godzilla a Wyvern? No. Is Godzilla a cat? Maybe. We discuss that, and much more in this episode for the 1955 film Godzilla Raids Again. We also discover that this is the first ever 3 way fight between Godzilla, Anguirus, andContinue reading “GMM: Godzilla Raids Again (1955)”

GMM: Godzilla, King of the Monsters! (1956)

Giant Monster Messages: Godzilla King of the Monsters (1956) Right Click and Save to Download We discuss the importance of perspective and power of editing in this episode for the 1956 film Godzilla, King of the Monsters! And yes, Joshua gets to talk more about human sacrifices. Time: 02:30 History 04:50 Plot 08:00 Talking PointsContinue reading “GMM: Godzilla, King of the Monsters! (1956)”

GMM: Godzilla (1954)

Giant Monster Messages: Godzilla (1954) Right Click and Save to Download 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: GodzillaContinue reading “GMM: Godzilla (1954)”

GMM: THEM! (1954)

Giant Monster Messages: THEM! (1954) http://traffic.libsyn.com/giantmonstermessages/GMM5_THEM.mp3 Right Click and Save to Download 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 MessagesContinue reading “GMM: THEM! (1954)”

GMM: Beast from 20,000 Fathoms (1953)

Giant Monster Messages: Beast from 20,000 Fathoms (1953) http://traffic.libsyn.com/giantmonstermessages/GMM4_Beasts_from_200000_fathoms.mp3 Right Click and Save to Download 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 PlotContinue reading “GMM: Beast from 20,000 Fathoms (1953)”

GMM: Mighty Joe Young (1949)

Giant Monster Messages: Mighty Joe Young (1949) http://traffic.libsyn.com/giantmonstermessages/GMM_Mighty_Joe_Young_Final.mp3 Right Click and Save to Download 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. 1:13Continue reading “GMM: Mighty Joe Young (1949)”