MPM: Ep. 211 – The Indestructible Bill Murray

The Grand Budapest Hotel | The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou – Hey everyone! Welcome to another episode of Motion Picture Meltdown! This week Phil, Dehart, Cheats and myself go through a couple of Wes Anderson flicks (per Cheats’ birthday request) and actually enjoy ourselves for once when talking about movies for this show. (Just kidding). This week we go over The Grand Budapest Hotel as well as The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou. In this episode, we talk about which legitimate business we would each start, Phil explodes his screen with humongous Billy Murray boner, and Cheats gets a little emotional when it comes to Wes Anderson movies. Enjoy!

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MPM: Ep. 187 – The Mullet Scale, Zero to 100

Meatballs | Wet Hot American Summer – Hello everyone! Welcome to another episod eof Motion Picture Meltdown! We are two weeks away from the end of our summer podcasts, but this week Cheats, Phil, Dehart and I go back to camp, but this time it is much less frightening! We go through the comedy “classic” Reitman/Murray film Meatballs as well as a newer take on comedy with a roast through Wet Hot American Summer. In this episode you will hear us all talk about about what fantasy camp counselor we would pick, we describe the mullet scale for Dehart, and we all get a little uncomfortable by Bill Murray. Enjoy! Continue reading “MPM: Ep. 187 – The Mullet Scale, Zero to 100”

MPM: Ep.157 – Peter Boyle Was Rockin’ The Skro

Where The Buffalo Roam | Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas – Hey everyone! Welcome to another episode of Motion Picture Meltdown! This week, Dehart, Phil and myself go over a couple movies based on the life of famous Gonzo writer Hunter S. Thompson. We go over a lesser known movie from 1980 starring Bill Murray called Where The Buffalo Roam as well as the well-know Terry Gilliam film Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas. In this episode, you’ll hear us give our votes on whether Bill Murray or Johnny Depp plays the better Thompson, we discuss the specifics of the “afro-skullet”, and Phil talks about exactly how terrified he would be to be around someone on…THIS many drugs. Enjoy!

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MPM: Ep. 113 – Harold Ramis, We Salute You!

Caddyshack | Stripes | Groundhog Day – Harold Ramis Tribute – Hey everyone! Welcome to episode #113 of Motion Picture Meltdown! We apologize for the week delay, but we are back in the swing of things. As most of you cinephiles know, we lost a giant in comedy writing, acting, and directing in February. Most of you recognize of as Egon from Ghostbusters, but Harold Ramis was also extremely talented in other areas. In this episode we touch base on several Ramis works, but most focus on the comedy greats Caddyshack, Stripes, and Groundhog Day. You will hear such things as the creation of gopher unity, info on Mark’s cholesterol intake, Dehart’s disdain for Andie McDowell, and Phil’s urge to kill rising. Enjoy!

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MPM: Ep. 104 – Happy Holodicks!

Scrooged | The Ref – Hello everyone and welcome to Christmas episode 2 of 3 of Motion Picture Meltdown! We hope you’ve been stuffing your faces with terrible holidays sweets like fruitcakes and lemon squares, as we’ve been sitting through loads of Christmas movies trying to find the right ones to roast! This episode, Mark, Philip, and Stephen roast through Billy Murray’s holiday classic Scrooged as well as the underrated hit from the 90’s starring Denis Leary and Kevin Spacey, The Ref. In this podcast, we talk about the many roles of acting genius Billy Murray, the forever on-going saga of Christmas Carol remakes, the schematics of beating someone senseless with a toaster, the dangers of cat pee, and Mark’s holo-teleportation fucksting text message cock. Enjoy!

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