May 12, 2012
Movie Meltdown - Episode 174
This week we have the mandatory discussion every movie geek has to
have about... The Avengers. Once we’ve fulfilled the
Marvel/Joss conversation quota, we move into this week’s
installment of The Grind. There we address the topic
"Disappointments", and what happens when you get your hopes up
about a movie, and it doesn’t deliver.
And for one reason or another we get around to... The Hunger Games, Wes Anderson, Congo, Rubber, Twilight, singing for bears, Spun, The Wolfman, Jarhead, Pete Postlethwaite, mission-based movie, Meatloaf on a saxaphone, media and relationships, the Mission: Impossible series, Charles Dance, James Bond, Jim Carrey, Sucker Punch, loved 35mm prints, darker superheroes, Indiana Jones, The Blair Witch Project, War of the Worlds, Melancholia, Super Mario Bros., Revolutionary Road, the Alien series, movie fever-dreams, Men in Black, Werewolf Lawyers, Series 7, Steven Spielberg, Beginners, Superman Returns, ape movies, Spider-man, The Bread My Sweet, Frankenstein, Harry Potter, The Clone Wars, a gaggle of girls in the lobby, Jack Bauer, American Beauty, Paul Thomas Anderson, Dan Hedaya, A Midsummer Night's Dream, The X-Files, shaky camerawork, hang around after the credits, Huck Finn, werewolves with fanny packs, YA Lit., Road to Perdition, Drive, I know I had a Zappa record and... do you wanna see my probe droid?
“Everyone’s logic was... well it wasn’t that bad. I’m like... but it wasn’t that good.”