Hello and welcome! On this episode of Dead Times we are joined by April and Harrison to discuss Godzilla: Final Wars. We discuss its tacky mid-2000s aesthetics, its incomprehensible plot. And we make many jokes about a character who dresses like Joseph Stalin.
Tag: kaiju movie
Destroy All Monsters (1968)/Godzilla vs. Hedorah (1971)
Hello friends! Today we are joined by Harrison to discuss two more Godzilla movies, Destroy All Monsters and Godzilla vs Hedorah. We discuss how Destroy All Monsters was the sort of the end of an era and how lazy the aliens are in it. And we try to make sense of the most weird of all Godzilla movies. We try to understand Godzilla vs Hedorah’s environmental message, as well as why it was delivered in such a strange form.
Gamera, the Giant Monster (1965)/Gamera vs. Barugon (1966)
Hello and welcome! On today’s episode Peter and Tim are joined by our friends Harrison and April to discuss two Gamera movies! We discuss just how weird the Gamera franchise is, the differences between Godzilla and Gamera and just have a generally silly time with these delightful films.
Godzilla: King of the Monsters (2019)
Hello, and in this episode we talk about the new movie Godzilla: King of the Monsters. The latest in Legendary’s Monsterverse franchise. We are joined by my friend Harrison to get into all the details, and pitch our ideas for a “Detective Godzilla” movie.
Hello and welcome to Dead Times! Today we are recap the 2014 Legendary Godzilla! We talk about the use of CGI, how the Godzilla franchise has been Americanized, and make a lot of jokes about Godzilla out acting Aaron Taylor-Johnson! We also check out the new trailers for Godzilla: King of the Monsters!
Rodan (1956) and Ghidorah, the Three-Headed Monster (1964)
Welcome to another Toho double feature! This time we are talking Rodan and Ghidorah! And we have special guests Harrison and April on the podcast to help us break down all the wacky shenanigans. We marvel at the technical skill of the movies, and try to make sense of the human storylines (which is not possible).
Mothra (1961) and Mothra vs Godzilla (1964)
Hello and welcome to Dead Times! Today we are doing a Toho double feature with my good friend Harrison! We are discussing Mothra (1961) and Mothra vs. Godzilla (1964). We puzzle out the complicated backstory of Mothra’s fairies, say the name “Chujo” a lot, and try to get to the bottom of whether Mothra is a strong female character.
Godzilla Against Mechagodzilla (2002) Godzilla: Tokyo SOS (2003)
Welcome to Dead Times’s salute to Mechagodzilla! We are joined by Harrison again to discuss Godzilla’s giant robot adversary. And spend a lot of time puzzling out why anyone would make a giant robot Godzilla. We also have a fun conversation about potential Avatar sequels and wonder just what is the deal with those fairies?
The Cloverfield Paradox (2018)
In this episode Peter and Tim talk about “The Cloverfield Paradox” and its decision to release immediately after the super bowl. We also try to puzzle out how particle accelerators work. And generally why anything in this movie happens the way it happens.
Hello and welcome to Dead Time’s emergency Cloverfield podcast! This was recorded prior to the release of “The Cloverfield Paradox” but we rushed it out when the sequel dropped right after the Superbowl. We talk about how this movie reflects what happened on 9/11 as well as what we were doing that particular day.