Sunday, November 29, 2009

Cavebabble Episode 49: Fable

Board the ship for Albion, and join us for a discussion of the Fable games. Bandits and hobbes may attempt to sabotage the recording, but luckily we've stocked up on potions. This week's episode is brought to you by Alignment. Choose wisely. Music- Helix by EyeOh.

Friday, November 27, 2009

Movie Monsters: The Blob

Monster/s: The Blob

Location: Deep space; the Arctic; Downingtown, Pennsylvania; Los Angeles, California; Arborville, California

Movie/s: The Blob (1958), Beware! The Blob (1972), The Blob (1988)

Weapons/Strengths: Ability to absorb living tissue, quick growth with each kill, resistance to electricity

Weaknesses: Cold

Wednesday, November 25, 2009

Movie Monsters: Vermithrax Pejorative

Monster/s: Vermithrax Perjorative

Location: Urland

Movie/s: Dragonslayer (1981)

Attacks/Strengths: Fangs, talons, spiked tail, ability to fly, ability to breath fire

Weaknesses: Magical spears, virgins

Sunday, November 22, 2009

Cavebabble Episode 48: 4 for 2012

Roland Emmerich destroyed the world again, and the Cavebabblers went along for the ride. Join us for a journey through 2012, as we share our views on the entire film. Warning: here there be spoilers. This episode is brought to you by Giraffes in Space Suits.

Friday, November 20, 2009

Movie Monsters: Brain Bug

Monster/s: Brain Bug

Location: Planet P

Movie/s: Starship Troopers (1997)

Weapons/Strengths: Psychic screaming, telepathic link to soldier bugs, brain-sucking spike

Weaknesses: Firearms, bladed weapons, probing

Sunday, November 15, 2009

Cavebabble Episode 47: Flashback 1989- Deep Sea Movies

Climb into our time-warping submarine for a trip to 1989, the Year of the Deep Sea Movie. James Cameron's The Abyss hit the screen, and rival studios battled it out on the ocean floor with very similar releases of their own. From aliens to monsters to humans, everyone was diving in for a swim. Now you can, too. Just remember to save your last breath... to scream! This week's episode is brought to you by Pressure.

Saturday, November 14, 2009

Movie Monsters: Xenomorphs

Monster/s: Xenomorphs

Location: Planet LV-426, planet Fiorina 'Fury' 161, research vessel USM Auriga, other spacecraft, planet Earth

Movie/s: Alien (1979), Aliens (1986), Alien3 (1992), Alien: Resurrection (1997), Alien vs. Predator (2004), Aliens vs. Predator: Requiem (2007)

Weapons/Strengths: Fangs, fanged tongue, claws, spike-tipped tail, ability to cling to walls, speed and agility, acid for blood

Weaknesses: Firearms, bladed weapons, explosives, rocket engines, the vacuum of space

Thursday, November 12, 2009

Movie Monsters: Graboids

Monster/s: Graboids

Location: Perfection, Nevada; Chiapas, Mexico

Movie/s: Tremors (1990), Tremors 2: Aftershocks (1996), Tremors 3: Back to Perfection (2001), Tremors 4: The Legend Begins (2004)

Weapons/Attacks: Multiple fanged "tongues," ability to burrow, extreme size

Weaknesses: Large firearms, explosives, cliffs, pissed-off survivalists

Sunday, November 8, 2009

Movie Monsters: Slither Slugs

Monster/s: Slither Slugs

Location: Wheelsy, South Carolina

Movie/s: Slither (2006)

Weapons/Attacks: Teeth, ability to burrow into bodies, ability to control hosts

Weaknesses: Firearms, fire, natural gas

Friday, November 6, 2009

Movie Monsters: Quetzalcoatl

Monster: Quetzalcoatl, or Q

Location: New York City

Movie/s: Q - The Winged Serpent (1982)

Weapons/Attacks: Claws, beak, tail, ability to fly, extreme size

Weaknesses: Submachine guns, the Chrysler Building

Thursday, November 5, 2009

Movie Monster: Balrog of Moria

Monster: Balrog of Moria

Location: Mines of Moria, in the Misty Mountains

Movie/s: Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001), Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)

Weapons/Attacks: Giant whip, flames, talons, fangs, horns, extreme size

Weaknesses: Powerful wizards with elven swords

Tuesday, November 3, 2009

Movie Monsters: Gremlins

Monster/s: Gremlins

Location: Kingston Falls, New York City

Movie/s: Gremlins (1984), Gremlins 2: The New Batch (1990)

Weapons/Attacks: Teeth, claws, agility

Weaknesses: Sunlight, explosives, small appliances

Sunday, November 1, 2009

Cavebabble Episode 46: Seeing Saw

We want to play a game. This week, the entire Cavebabbling family gets together to discuss the first five Saw movies. See what we see. This week's episode is brought to you by Game Over.

Movie Monsters: Judas Insects

Monster/s: Judas Breed

Location: Old subway tunnels and terminals of New York City

Movie/s: Mimic (1997), Mimic 2 (2001), Mimic: Sentinal (2003)

Weapons/Attacks: Spiked legs, mandibles, ability to fly, extreme size, ability to mimic human shape

Weaknesses: Firearms, pipes, explosions, boys playing spoons