San Andreas | Skyscraper – Hey everyone! Thanks for tuning into Episode 359 of Motion Picture Meltdown! Now that Kung Fu-ly is over, we’re back on our regularly scheduled bullshit. With the release of Hobbs & Shaw, we thought a Dwayne Johnson Summer Blockbuster episode was in order, so I picked San Andreas and Skyscraper for us to roast through. In this episode, you’ll hear us replace exisitng Summer Blockbuster actors with wrestlers, we talk about how wholesome Dwayne Johnson is, and Phil goes full Apple fanboy again. Enjoy!Continue reading “MPM: Ep. 359 – Johnson McClane”
Tentacles | Orca: The Killer Whale – Hey everyone! Welcome to another episode of Motion Picture Meltdown! In celebration of monsters and beach season, Dehart picks a couple of ocean-themed creature features that he refers to as Jawsploitation flicks. This week, we roast through Tentacles and Ocra: The Killer Whale. In this episode, you’ll hear us poorly construct out sea-creature themed movies, a million ocean puns, and argue about how menacing a harpsichord sounds. Enjoy!
The Sandlot | Major League – Hello everyone! Welcome to our last summer edition of Motion Picture Meltdown! We finish out the summer months by going through a couple movies about America’s favorite summer past-time, baseball! This episode, Dehart, Phil, Cheats and myself take on a couple of classic baseball flicks by roasting through Major League as well as The Sandlot. In this episode, we figure out that Dehart’s favorite thing to do outside as a kid was be The Predator, we turn The Sandlot into a David Fincher movie, and we can’t figure out why everyone is so happy at the end of Major League. Enjoy!
National Lampoon’s Vacation | The Great Outdoors – Hello everyone! Welcome to another episode of Motion Picture Meltdown! We continue our summer themed episodes by finally taking that summer vacation we’ve all needed for so long! This week, Phil, Cheats, Dehart and myself go over two of the best comedies in film existence in National Lampoon’s Vacation as well as The Great Outdoors. With a podcast filled with John Hughes, Harold Ramis, Chevy Chase, John Candy and Dan Akroyd, how could you possibly NOT listen? In this episode, we all talk about our worst summer vacations, we dive into some darker themes of Clark Griswald’s character, and we discuss the job title of “bear bald ass applicant”. Enjoy!
Lawnmower Man | Lawnmower Man 2 – Hey everyone! Welcome to another episode of Motion Picture Meltdown! This week we continue trucking through our summer theme with a couple of..virtual reality movies? In an attempt to connect these movies with the summer by using lawnmowing as a summer job, we go through the incredibly shitty Lawnmower Man movies. In this episode, you’ll hear Cheats, Phil, Dehart and myself talk about our first encounters with virtual reality, we talk about how the Lawnmower Man is just welfare Pinhead, and Philip goes on another tirade about…well, you guessed it…Point Break. Enjoy!