Last week, we took a trip back and visited a masterpiece of cinema and a film whose cultural impact is still felt today in Jaws. This week, with the help of the God of Podcasting himself, we review the latest film influenced by Spielberg's shark film in The Meg, which was sold to us as a fun tongue-in-cheek romp against a prehistoric mega-shark (or megaladon). How did it turn out? Well, let's just say that the total scores across the panel wouldn't even be a perfect score.
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Meet the Epic Film Guys
Epic Film Guy Nick lives in upstate NY and graduated from Clarion University of PA in 2010 with a degree in English (writing). While in college he studied film as part of a film studies minor and made a couple short films. He handles the sound production and editing of the show as well as its release and manages the twitter account @EpicFilmGuys.
Epic Film Guy Justin lives in a suburb of Washington D.C. after moving from the Binghamton, NY area with his wife and daughter. He is our resident "encyclopedia of film" and chances are, if you've heard some film news, Justin already heard it before you. A massive fan of the 80s and horror flicks of all shapes and sizes! Catch him on Facebook or our Instagram account @EpicFilmGuys.
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Recent Appearances & Crossovers
I was thrilled not only to write another short play to be performed on the Angry Old Man Podcast, but I was also Mr. X's very first guest! Please check out this amazing episode at http://angryoldmanpodcast.com/angry-old-man-podcast-episode-195!
I took another trip to the West Coast to visit my arch-nemesis Justin Winters on So I Married a Movie Geek for another movie draft, this one focusing on 2000s Action Movies! It was an amazing show, please check it out at https://soimarriedamoviegeek.podbean.com/e/episode-214-fantasy-movie-draft-2000s-action/!
Allen of I Seen That invited me onto his show to talk about Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom! Check out the video review at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kGvFOONeNnc!
I had the pleasure of joining Jake and Tom Conquer the World to talk about celebrities and personalities gone too soon. Please check it out at http://drunkendorkpodcast.libsyn.com/episode-106-campfire-chats-vol-ii-gone-too-soon!
Justin stopped and visited Pete from Podstalgic again, and this time the two discussed the 1986 film The Wraith! Give it a listen at https://hydratelevelfour.podbean.com/!
Epic Film Guys Intro written by Jordan Greene. Check him out on Instagram @jordangreenemusic and Facebook Jordan Greene Music, and look for Aviera coming soon!
"Black Hole" by Axhom. Find the entire royalty-free album on Youtube at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OQSDFCuLwis.
Outro music "Gift" by Jonny Easton. Check out his amazing royalty-free music on YouTube at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCHJVYelCXpsV8P4EVWBgj0A.