Monster Island Commentaries
Monster Island Commentaries
Travis Kirkland
Kaiju fans Travis Kirkland and Luca Saitta discuss and joke over the giant monster movies of Godzilla, King Kong, Gamera, and more! New episodes are released once a month.
67 Godzilla/Gojira (1954) commentary track redux
On the final episode of MONSTER ISLAND COMMENTARIES, Travis & Luana revisit 1954's GOJIRA/GODZILLA and reminisce about the history of the podcast!   NOTE: To sync this commentary with the movie, pause the movie at the beginning when the Toho logo appears on-screen. A countdown to press the play button is included in the commentary's intro.   Theme song by Pangolin (https://spoti.fi/2F6ll5L) Logo artwork by Andrew O. Ellis (http://andrewoellis.com) Outro music: “Way Back Home” The Crusaders
Jan 9, 2022
1 hr 41 min
66 King Kong (2005) commentary track (final 92 minutes only)
MONSTER ISLAND COMMENTARIES takes one last visit to Skull Island as Travis & Luana watch the final 92 minutes of 2005's KING KONG! NOTE: To sync this commentary with the movie, pause the movie at the time code 01:34:00 (one hour and thirty four minutes). A countdown to press the play button is included in the commentary's intro.   Listen to our spinoff Movie Lobby Commentaries (and get cool perks) at patreon.com/micommentaries twitter.com/MICommentaries facebook.com/monstercommentaries monsterislandcommentaries@gmail.com   Theme song by Pangolin (https://spoti.fi/2F6ll5L) Logo artwork by Andrew O. Ellis (http://andrewoellis.com) Outro music: “Way Back Home” The Crusaders
Dec 19, 2021
1 hr 36 min
65 Gamera: Super Monster (1980) commentary track
MONSTER ISLAND COMMENTARIES pays one last visit to the friend of all children as Travis & Luana reminisce with 1980's GAMERA: SUPER MONSTER!   NOTE: To sync this commentary with the movie, pause the movie at the beginning when the Daiei Motion Picture Company logo appears on-screen. A countdown to press the play button is included in the commentary's intro.   Listen to our spinoff Movie Lobby Commentaries (and get cool perks) at patreon.com/micommentaries   twitter.com/MICommentaries facebook.com/monstercommentaries monsterislandcommentaries@gmail.com   Theme song by Pangolin (https://spoti.fi/2F6ll5L) Logo artwork by Andrew O. Ellis (http://andrewoellis.com) Outro music: “Way Back Home” The Crusaders
Nov 21, 2021
1 hr 38 min
Movie Lobby Commentaries - The Thing (preview clip)
We present a clip from Movie Lobby Commentaries, our spinoff podcast where we step outside of the kaiju genre & talk about our favorite non-monster movies!   You can listen to the full episode & receive great bonus content at patreon.com/micommentaries
Oct 25, 2021
6 min
64 Terror of Mechagodzilla (1975) commentary track
Halloween has descended upon MONSTER ISLAND COMMENTARIES again as Travis & Luana are terrorized by 1975's TERROR OF MECHAGODZILLA! NOTE: To sync this commentary with the movie, pause the movie at the beginning when the Toho logo appears on-screen. A countdown to press the play button is included in the commentary's intro.   Listen to our spinoff Movie Lobby Commentaries (and get cool perks) at patreon.com/micommentaries   twitter.com/MICommentaries facebook.com/monstercommentaries monsterislandcommentaries@gmail.com   Theme song by Pangolin (https://spoti.fi/2F6ll5L) Halloween music: "Windy Death" John Carpenter Logo artwork by Andrew O. Ellis (http://andrewoellis.com) Outro music: “Way Back Home” The Crusaders
Oct 17, 2021
1 hr 32 min
Movie Lobby Commentaries - The Simpsons Movie (preview clip)
We present a clip from Movie Lobby Commentaries, our spinoff podcast where we step outside of the kaiju genre & talk about our favorite non-monster movies!   You can listen to the full episode & receive great bonus content at patreon.com/micommentaries
Sep 19, 2021
6 min
63 Jurassic World (2015) commentary track
MONSTER ISLAND COMMENTARIES grows from park to world as Travis & Luana walk the dinosaur with 2015's JURASSIC WORLD! NOTE: To sync this commentary with the movie, pause the movie at the beginning when the Universal Pictures logo appears on-screen. A countdown to press the play button is included in the commentary's intro.   Listen to our spinoff Movie Lobby Commentaries at patreon.com/micommentaries   twitter.com/MICommentaries facebook.com/monstercommentaries monsterislandcommentaries@gmail.com   Theme song by Pangolin (https://spoti.fi/2F6ll5L) Logo artwork by Andrew O. Ellis (http://andrewoellis.com) Outro music: “Way Back Home” The Crusaders  
Sep 14, 2021
2 hr 3 min
Movie Lobby Commentaries - Stop Making Sense (preview clip)
We present a clip from Movie Lobby Commentaries, our spinoff podcast where we step outside of the kaiju genre & talk about our favorite non-monster movies! You can listen to the full episode & receive great bonus content at patreon.com/micommentaries
Aug 22, 2021
6 min
Monster Island Talk - Mickey's 90th Spectacular
UNLOCKED! We present a classic episode of our spinoff podcast Monster Island Talk. Originally premiered 11/1/19 on patreon.com/micommentaries "It's a magical MONSTER ISLAND TALK because Travis & Luana are celebrating the famous mouse's big birthday as they discuss the MICKEY'S 90TH SPECTACULAR television special! Celebrity cameos! Musical performances! Disney product placements! Kpop dancing! Sex with character mascots! And much, much more! #polyamouse"
Aug 18, 2021
1 hr 2 min
Movie Lobby Commentaries - Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991) commentary track
UNLOCKED! We present a classic episode of our spinoff podcast Movie Lobby Commentaries. Originally premiered 1/10/20 on patreon.com/micommentaries "MOVIE LOBBY COMMENTARIES has premiered! On this podcast, Travis & Luana step outside of the kaiju genre to watch & talk about their favorite non-monster movies, and they kick it off with the 1991 blockbuster TERMINATOR 2: JUDGMENT DAY! They talk about Arnold Schwarzenegger's cult of personality, the racial metaphors hidden in the movie, their favorite types of cooking shows, Tim Allen's fight against 'PC culture', and more! NOTE: To sync this commentary with the movie, pause the movie at the beginning when the title card 'Mario Kassar Presents' appears on-screen. A countdown to press the play button is included in the commentary's intro."
Aug 15, 2021
2 hr 18 min
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