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: monster movie
Happy Halloween everyone! On this extra special episode of Dead Times we are discussing Pumpkinhead, the 1988 fantasy horror film! We get into the connection between America and the old world. We talk about revenge plots. And we discuss how collaboration makes for stronger projects!
Hello and welcome to the latest episode of Dead Times. Tonight we are discussing It, the adaptation of Stephen King’s classic novel. We discuss how good the child actors are. Why one of the deaths in the movie is so iconic. And I flex about how much Stephen King lore I know as well as pitch my own Stephen King TV series.
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.
Saturday Night Live
Hello and in this special episode of Dead Times we talk about three different SNL skits, “The Midnight Coterie of Sinister Intruders,” “Kellywise,” and “A Kanye Place.” We give all praise to Kate McKinnon and spend far too long rehashing Kanye West’s history.
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?
A Quiet Place (2018)
Hello! In this episode Tim and Peter talk about 2018’s “A Quiet Place” and learn all about how families grieve and how assumptions can lead to the dissolution of families.
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.
10 Cloverfield Lane (2016)
We have now reached the middle of our exploration of the “Cloverfield” movies with the excellent “10 Cloverfield Lane.” We talk about how it is also all about 9/11 and take a deep dive into the incredibly rich characters this movie offers.
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.
Trick ‘r Treat (2007)
HAPPY HALLOWEEN EVERYONE ONE! It’s that most magical time of the year, and Peter and Tim talk about the utterly classic film “Trick ‘r Treat.” We delve into how it is a movie about all aspects of Halloween. We attempt to untangle to interwoven plotlines. And try to figure out if anyone in this town survived the night.
Welcome to the first episode of Dead Times, the only horror podcast hosted by Peter and Tim. This episode we dig into Godzilla, the classic 1954 monster movie and how it is really about the end of World War II. And we attempt to answer the vital question of how exactly does Godzilla reproduce?