GMM: Varan The Unbelievable (1962)

WOOOOOOOO AMERICA! We talk about the lack of flying and bad scientist in this episode for the 1962 film Varan The Unbelievable. http://traffic.libsyn.com/giantmonstermessages/GMM31_Varan_the_Unbelievable.mp3 Right Click and Save As to Download Time 01:39 History 05:09 Plot 07:30 Talking Points 16:28 Messages 24:31 Final Thoughts 27:51 Listener Feedback References A Critical History and Filmography of Toho’s GodzillaContinue reading “GMM: Varan The Unbelievable (1962)”

GMM: Daikaiju Varan (1958)

In this episode we talk about the originally made for TV film Daikaiju Varan from 1958. Taylor mispronounces many words and we discuss how the atomic option never was an option. http://traffic.libsyn.com/giantmonstermessages/GMM30_Diakaiju_Varan.mp3 Right Click and Save As to Download Time 01:25 History 12:32 Plot 18:25 Talking Points 28:59 Messages 44:44 Final Thoughts 48:20 Listener FeedbackContinue reading “GMM: Daikaiju Varan (1958)”

GMM: The Mysterians (1957)

GMan from Scified joins us for our discussion of the 1957 film The Mysterians. We talk pacifism, the Cold War, and Joshua keeps us on track with Fraggle Rock. http://traffic.libsyn.com/giantmonstermessages/GMM26TheMysterians.mp3 Right Click and Save As to Download Time 01:39 History 22:51 Plot 29:12 Talking Points 50:45 Messages 1:24:43 Final Thoughts 1:36:36 Listener Feedback References Books:Continue reading “GMM: The Mysterians (1957)”

GMM: Rodan (1956)

Giant Monster Messages: Rodan (1956) We question what love is and also wonder when the cycle will end in the 1956 Japanese film Rodan. We also play Questions for a Scientist, and “I like this bit”. http://traffic.libsyn.com/giantmonstermessages/GMM12_Rodan_Final.mp3 Right Click and Save As to Download Time 01:44 History 08:10 Plot 13:45 Talking Points 26:45 Messages 38:30Continue reading “GMM: Rodan (1956)”

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)”