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Jun 8, 2014

Movie Meltdown - Episode 274

This week features coverage from the 25th annual WonderFest! Featuring not only our usual shenanigans but also our interview with modelmaker and sculptor Carol Bauman! She’s worked for years as a creature creator and modeler with companies like Lucasfilm’s “Industrial Light & Magic” as well as “Kerner Optical” and “Kernerworks”. Plus we visit with horror host Doctor Gangrene and discuss movies both old and new. And we unveil the new Movie Meltdown T-Shirt and announce our new themed live event!

And as we talk about the beauty of old school mechanics, we also mention… the biggest coolest T-Rex ever, The Fly 2, Hugh Jackman is so totally ’98, every Vincent Price film, Nashville, River Boat, the fourth of July party at Skywalker Ranch, crowd sourcing, bleeding military dummies, Burt Reynolds, you can get married any weekend, trapped in weird little British towns, a guy in a monkey suit running around killing people, George Romero, The Pope Lick Monster, Starship Troopers, Galaxy Quest, Pirates of the Caribbean, Veronica Mars, editing with two VCRs, Who Framed Roger Rabbit trading cards, the next great paleontologist, Big Bob, working at the canal, Karl Urban… I’m talkin’ to you, being obsessed with Wake Wood, RoboCop 2, produced by committee, X-Men: Days of Future Past, Witchfinder General, six trays of cookies, building The Black Pearl, Darren McGavin, readjusting people’s accents, chupatacos, an eight foot spider, David Cronenberg, The Movie Geek Art Show, Hammer Film reboot, the Indiana Jones of my generation, Michael Fassbender, Arachnophobia, a mosquito from Jurassic Park and not wearing bike helmets.

Spoiler AlertRandom spoilers from “X-Men: Days of Future Past” and “X-Men: The Last Stand”… you have been warned.

"I only like you when you pretend you're somebody else."

For more information about WonderFest, go to: http://www.wonderfest.com/