April 27, 2021

Mighty Joe Young (1949)

16 years after the original film's release, the makers of King Kong tried to recapture the magic of that movie in Mighty Joe Young, a film about a giant gorilla that...well, you know. But does this movie hold a candle to the film it's aping? Or does it belong in the forgotten bin along with all the other trashy Kong rip-offs? Listen and find out!

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The final track is "Beautiful Dreamer" by Stephen Foster 

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April 23, 2021

Ultraman Zearth

In this bonus episode we review the Ultraman parody film Ultraman Zearth, in which an Ultra with a crippling fear of dirt must save the Earth from evil alien invaders. There was a goldmine of tropes for this movie to harp on, but did they take advantage of it? Or was this film severely lacking in laughs? Listen and find out!

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The final track is "Shuwatch! Ultraman Zearth" by Tunnels 

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April 20, 2021

Son of Kong

After the success of his debut film, Kong got a fast-tracked sequel in the form of Son of Kong, released a mere 9 months after the original. But does this film fare better than Godzilla's rushed follow-up? Or does this movie need to sink along with Skull Island? Listen and find out! 

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The final track is "Main Title" by Max Steiner 

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In this bonus episode we review the film spinoff of the Ultraman Mebius show titled Ultraman Mebius & the Ultra Brothers. For the 40th anniversary of the Ultra series, Tsuburaya brought a truckload of memberberries, with cameos and throwbacks galore! But does this film capture the magic of those Ultra classics? Or is it a nostalgia-driven cash grab?  Listen and find out! 

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The final track is "Mirai" by KIYOSHI

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This week we review a parody film that also serves as a pseudo-sequel to The X from Outer Space titled Monster X Strikes Back: Attack the G8 Summit. Cameos and jokes abound, but is this film as funny as Guilala's design? Or does it run out of steam long before the credits roll? Listen and find out!

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The final track is "Take-Majin's Chant" by Yasuhiko Fukuda

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April 6, 2021

King Kong (1933)

21 years before Godzilla came into existence, a film called King Kong amazed audiences with its awe-inspiring effects and tragic story. Listen as Aaron, Andrew, and Dylan take a deep dive into this genre defining classic! Does the film soar higher than the Empire State Building? Or is it remembered more fondly than it deserves? Listen and find out!

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The final track is "Main Title" by Max Steiner 

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April 1, 2021

Godzilla vs. Kong

Almost a year after its original scheduled release date, Godzilla vs. Kong is finally upon us! Aaron, Andrew and Dylan streamed the latest entry in Legendary's MonsterVerse on HBO Max the day of release and recorded their thoughts immediately afterwards. Is this the epic clash of titans that it's hyped up to be? Or is it the final nail in the coffin for this shared universe? Listen and find out! 

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The final track is "Skull Island" by Tom Holkenborg 

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