Thursday, July 5, 2018

Atragon (1963)

David and Michael are joined by Charles Potomac (The Last Hometown) to discuss Toho's shockingly relevant giant submarine vs sea monster commentary on nationalism. We talk about the themes, but also of course about submarines, kaiju, and ancient underwater civilizations.

Thursday, June 7, 2018

Blackbeard's Ghost (1968)

You know about Pirates of the Caribbean and Treasure Island. In this episode, Michael and David are joined by their friend Rob Graham to talk about the other Disney pirate film, starring Dean Jones, Peter Ustinov, and Suzanne Pleshette.

Sunday, April 1, 2018

Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003)

An epic start to an epic movie series deserves an epic panel to talk about it. Michael and David are joined by Ron Marz, Liz Twachtman, and Mike Westfall to spring a man from jail, commandeer a ship of the fleet, and sail with a buccaneer crew out of Tortuga. We're completely obsessed with the treasure that is this movie.

Thursday, January 25, 2018

Atlantis: The Lost Empire (2001)

Michael and David discuss the Mike Mignola-designed, Disney-animated, dieselpunk masterpiece, Atlantis: The Lost Empire. Directed by Gary Trousdale and Kirk Wise; starring the voices of Michael J Fox, James Garner, Don Novello, Cree Summer, and Jim Varney.

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

King Kong (1933)

Michael and David discuss the original, Merian C Cooper classic and how it holds up today. There are comparisons to Peter Jackson's 2005 version and big questions about Carl Denham's fascination with Beauty and the Beast.

Sunday, July 2, 2017

20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (1954)

Welcome to 'Casting Off, the podcast where father and son Michael and David May talk about nautical and island movies (and sometimes other media). In this introductory episode, they discuss their fondness for oceans and islands, then dive deep into Disney's classic adaptation of the Jules Verne novel, 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea.