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Jun 15, 2014

Movie Meltdown - Episode 275

Coming to you "live" from the 25th annual WonderFest! This week we welcome special guest co-host, film and TV designer Eric Chu, to sit in with us for our discussion about Gareth Edwards’ version of "Godzilla". Plus we hang around for a bonus segment where we address all the other problems in Hollywood.

And as we enjoy the simple pleasures of a balloon, we also mention… Gerry Anderson, Monsters, The Enterprise, Space 1999, Wrestling match, Peter Sellers, the kiss of death, Samuel L. Jackson, my mom was an X-Men extra, Superman 2, a traveling exhibition, Slither, being a tease, telling an origin story, hoping for the end of the world, the Star Trek reboot, Operation: Larvae, Edgar Wright, Jamie Anderson, the money shot, 120 minute short story, Battlestar Galactica, the action figure robot and the monster in the other, The X-Men: First Class, Kabuki, Mystery Team, The Thrilling Adventure Hour, Chu-thulhu, the microwave disc on the back of a car, Batman Begins, Jeff Foxworthy, Top of the Food Chain, legitimizing our geek passions, The Frantics, TOHO, Jaws: The Revenge, Raymond Burr, King Kong, Pacific Rim, The Amazing Spider-Man 2, that’s the only puppet I play with…, Richard Lester, Turn Off the Dark, actors in half make-up smoking cigarettes, Matthew Broderick, destroying the hive, false advertising, the tail slam, Mechagodzilla, James Gunn, Godzilla noir, The Avengers: World Police, ripped continuity, Marvel should double down, and playing ping pong with giant crab monsters.

Spoiler Alert: Full spoilers for the 2014 “Godzilla” and a random spoiler for “X-Men: The Last Stand” as well. You have been warned. 

 “You wanna get into the fight… with Gareth Edwards.”