Movie Meltdown

Movie Meltdown

We are a movie-themed podcast! Each episode is filled with a dealer's choice of interviews with interesting actors, filmmakers and other guests as well as lengthy discussions of specific movies. Plus our own brand of ridiculous humor with conversations about trends in Hollywood and changes in the film industry.


December 5, 2023 3 mins

Movie Meltdown - Episode 616 (For our Patreon "Horror Club")

There's no place like Movie Meltdown for the holidays, and this year the horror club comes together to discuss the 2019 movie Pilgrim directed by Marcus Dunstan.

And as we make Thanksgiving dinner like the children we are, we also bring up… A Haunting in Venice, The Conference, Bob Clark, Kerr Smith, Psycho 2, the healing power of love, a set dinner for cannibalism, Into ...

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Movie Meltdown - Episode 615

Join us as we return to the Super Series and discuss Nia DaCosta’s The Marvels. And as we try to decide just what makes a good movie versus a limited series, we also delve into… Secret Invasion, Loki, The Automat, Spider-Man: Far From Home, Hellhouse, The Flerken, Ke Huy Quan, Hugh Jackman, The Supreme Intelligence, what shoes do you wear in space, Iman Vellani, Norman Osborn, Japanese culture, Miles Mo...

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November 10, 2023 64 mins

Movie Meltdown - Episode 614

Listen as we're heading back from Scarefest and all the fun that trip entailed. And while we reserve the right to pullover at any point to look for different Boo Buckets, along the way we still address… Tyler Labine, Van Helsing, American Horror Stories, Felissa Rose and Karen Fields, a very sexy birthday present, Emma Roberts, avoiding a spoiler, Paris Jackson, the troma-est, ...

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November 1, 2023 8 mins

Episode 613 (For our Patreon "Horror Club")

On this Halloween "special" we discuss Ginger Snaps, so prepare yourselves for a bloody celebration.

And while we present our own special accessory montage, we also mention… The Fall of the House of Usher, Haunted Mansion, Magic, Bat Boy: The Musical, practical effects, a van full of drugs and a dead werewolf, marrying Mothman, dog behaviors, pumpkins or lack the...

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October 9, 2023 13 mins

Movie Meltdown - Episode 612 (For our Patreon "Horror Club")

Join us as the horror club watches and discusses the 80s slasher Silent Madness.

And while we are pretending real hard that we were watching the 3D version, we also cover… Barbarian, Gravity Falls, Incantation, Dragon Slayer, a skateboarding chick, Unca Scrooge, a giant industrial-size basement, an abandoned hospital, pouring Coke on...

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September 14, 2023 10 mins

Movie Meltdown - Episode 611 (For our Patreon "Horror Club")

This meeting of the horror club we're discussing the Tom Sizemore creature feature Bottom Feeder directed by Randy Daudlin.

And as we take a break from attracting crows and training them to be our own personal crow army, we also bring up… What We Do in the Shadows, Night of the Creeps, Only Murders in the Building, glowing fluids, a person growin...

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August 28, 2023 129 mins

Movie Meltdown - Episode 610

We continue talking with Sam Drog as the old men try to not get bogged down in the ever alluring... deadly nostalgia.

And while we realize it’s never been better, we also delve into… Barbenheimer, the writer’s strike, Street Trash, selling your likeness to the studios, Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny, Superman 2, the actual age of the universe, Phil Tippett’s Mad God, 99X...

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August 17, 2023 99 mins

Movie Meltdown - Episode 609

Sam Drog is back! And of course, almost immediately he and our host turn into a couple of hominids jabbering about movies. 

And while we figure out the exact science of teleportation with or without side effects, we also address… Paperbacks from Hell, Matt Damon’s real identity, the death of movies, I must be immersed in the experience, Alan Arkin, being swallowed up by the sub...

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August 9, 2023 61 mins

Movie Meltdown - Episode 608

Join us for a wrap-up of this year's Harry Dean Stanton Fest - featuring a discussion with biographer Susan Compo.

And while we remember our favorite moments with Sean Young, we also mention… Warren Oates, Young Doctors in Love, watching movies in a cemetery, where did I get that voice, The Man Who Fell to Earth, laughing uproariously, changing seats while the vehicle was in motion, Hector ...

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July 27, 2023 13 mins

Movie Meltdown - Episode 607 (For our Patreon "Horror Club")

This time around the horror club gets together to discuss Deadcon directed by Caryn Waechter.

And while we come to terms with the fact that we are not social media superstars, we also cover… The Dark and the Wicked, Halloween at Aunt Ethel's, Orphan: First Kill, Lauren Elizabeth, pickled chocolates, dripping blood, The Sisterhood of Night, symbols and runes, 1408, it felt...

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July 10, 2023 72 mins

Movie Meltdown - Episode 606

This episode we talk with Emily Swallow who you may know as The Armorer in The Mandalorian. Join us as we discuss how she got into acting, favorite movies, seafaring ghosts, the challenges of acting in costume, the worrisome aspects of organized religion and of course - what it’s like to work with Grogu. 

And while we batten down the hatches just in case a hurricane is coming, ...

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June 26, 2023 85 mins

Movie Meltdown - Episode 605

This episode we're coming to you “live” from WonderFest as we're joined by our guest co-host Bill, who among many things is a “Land of the Lost” aficionado. Plus we also talk with one of the stars of “Land of the Lost” - Wesley Eure. And in addition to discussing running from dinosaurs, we also go into some of his movies like “The Toolbox Murders”, “Jennifer” and “C.H.O.M.P.S.”. Not to ment...

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June 14, 2023 18 mins

Movie Meltdown - Episode 604 (For our Patreon "Horror Club")

The Meltdown Horror Club returns to discuss A Classic Horror Story directed by Roberto De Feo and Paolo Strippoli.

And while we realize we prefer not knowing what the hell was going on most of the time, we also address… Society, Babylon, Malignant, Critters, Ghoulies, The Gate, The Blob, Dead Pixels, Dario Argento, too many layers, debauchery, Yeti: Giant of the 20th Cent...

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May 29, 2023 10 mins

Movie Meltdown - Episode 603 (For our Patreon "Horror Club")

Join us as we discuss the Austrian horror film The Strange House aka The Scary House directed by Daniel Prochaska.

And while we address the finer points of slugs versus snails, we also mention… It Follows, Night of the Lepus, David Lynch’s Rabbits, Slayers, driving through the mountains, cursing in multiple languages, subtitles and dubbing, covering people in wax, ghost i...

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May 15, 2023 145 mins

Movie Meltdown - Episode 602

The Super Series returns with our discussion of James Gunn's Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3... along with many other tangents.

And while we realize, we ourselves are crackling with cosmic energy, we also cover… Mrs. Davis, Beef, Soft and Quiet, Love Actually, such a conglomeration of people, every kid’s a whatever, The Walking Dead, Zune replacements, elaborating on Captain Mar...

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Movie Meltdown - Episode 601

Join us as we venture into the grindhouse world of 1990: The Bronx Warriors directed by Enzo G. Castellari. 

And while we mistakenly get off at the wrong stop on the subway, we also bring up… No Exit, Knock at the Cabin, John Wick: Chapter 4, Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Among Thieves, The Long Kiss Goodnight, Italian genre cinema, Vic Morrow, loving Keanu Reeves, where did the ho...

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April 5, 2023 61 mins

Movie Meltdown - Episode 600

Join us as head to the Lexington Comic & Toy Convention and while we hang out there we also delve into… Crying Freeman, bronze age horror comics, Jason Lee, Future Man, bringing back video stores, Clueless, SubUrbia, Vertigo, Crab Man, Missy Peregrym, The Crow: Salvation, John Saxon, Dr Pepper Shake, a new wave of anime kids, Romy and Michele's High School Reunion, The Crow: 2037, Jeremy Si...

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March 24, 2023 124 mins

Movie Meltdown - Episode 599

The Meltdown Horror Club returns to ask - what's your favorite scary movie... franchise? Listen as we discuss Scream 6 directed by Matt Bettinelli-Olpin & Tyler Gillett.

And as we discuss Jenna Ortega’s plans for world domination, we also address… Resurrection, The Pyjama Girl Case, Return of the Living Dead: Part 2, visiting Cocaine Bear, Samara Weaving, ghost dad hallucinatio...

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March 13, 2023 10 mins

Movie Meltdown - Episode 598 (For our Patreon "Horror Club")

This episode we discuss House of Wax, the 2005 film directed by Jaume Collet-Serra and starring Elisha Cuthbert, Jared Padalecki, Chad Michael Murray and Paris Hilton.

And while we order our box set of Cousin Skeeter, we also mention… Noroi: The Curse, Old, celebrity sex tapes, murdered imaginary friends, another Florida rant, being ripped, being really good at swimming, ...

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February 26, 2023 151 mins

Movie Meltdown - Episode 597

This installment of The Super Series we discuss Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania as well as a lot of other topics along the way. 

And as we dig into our own mental Video Archives, we also cover… a retired Wolverine, Brian De Palma, Only Murders in the Building, Match Point, Jiminy Glick, Dressed to Kill, No Exit, Janet van Dyne, The Micronauts, Jonathan Majors, Ironheart, Mobi...

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