On this week's episode, Jon reviews James Franco's adaptation of The Disaster Artist and Martin McDonaugh's latest movie Three Billboards Outside of Ebbing, Missouri. Then, we have a frank discussion on if we as a society need heroes and if those heroes need to be (or even should be) real people.
This week the Christmas Creep begins as Jon reviews Thor: Ragnarok, A Bad Moms Christmas, the Pokémon anime's 20th anniversary movie Pokémon The Movie: I Choose You, plus a Netflix and Chat about The Love Witch. Then, a roundabout discussion on why filmmakers use retro styles and when it works best.
It's time for another SUPER MEGA AWESOME MOVIE REVIEW MADNESS!! This week, Jon reviews Blade Runner and its sequel Blade Runner 2049, My Little Pony: The Movie 2017, and The Mountain Between Us, plus a Movie Catch Up with Unforgettable and DisneyNature's Born in China. Also, screw Harvey Weinstein and screw Harry Knowles.
This week Jon reviews the Barry Seals biopic American Made, the remake of Flatliners, and the movie adaptation of the 1973 Battle of the Sexes between Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs. Then, Jon tries to tackle the recent revelations of Ain't It Cool News founder Harry Knowles and how geek communities still need to tackle the continuing toxicity of their members and figureheads.
This week's episode brings back the SUPER MEGA AWESOME MOVIE REVIEW MADNESS! While American Assassin and mother! were the only films to come out in theaters, Jon catches up on some of the things he's missed this year: The Case for Christ; Everything, Everything; Gifted; Colossal; and Trainspotting 1 and 2. Plus a quick Netflix and Chat about Daredevil Season 2 and how certain kinds of fans can ruin a movie.
On this week's episode, Jon has a full slate again. First, the long awaited part 1 of 2 adaptation of Stephen King's It, the insanely nepotistic Reese Witherspoon romcom Home Again, and Charlie Sheen's 9/11 (nuff said). Plus, a discussion on nepotism in Hollywood and how not every famous person's kid should get flack for it.
This Labor Day episode is a grab bag of things cobbled together after the lack of new releases. First, a review of Close Encounters of the Third Kind as it was released for its 40th anniversary, a Netflix and Chat about Jessica Jones, and then two discussion points: the suggestion for Hollywood to make fewer movies and a rant about the death of S. J. Harris on the set of Deadpool 2.
On this week's episode, Jon wasn't able to see Birth of the Dragon, so instead he reviewed the butchered version of 2016's Ballerina Leap!, the latest from Taylor Sheridan Wind River, and a quick Netflix and Chat about the Ducktales reboot and Jessica Jones. Plus, a vent a Harvey Weinstein, a look back at Jon's attempts at screenwriting, and how he envisions the ideal movie producer.
This week, Jon reviews the long anticipated adaptation of The Dark Tower, does his best to tackle the complex issues around Kathryn Bigelow's Detroit, and rounds it off with the Taken knockoff Kidnap and a Netflix and Chat about Adam Ruins Everything. Plus, a discussion on Jon's ever evolving view of film adaptation and a peak back to a younger Popcorn Junkie.
This week Jon reviews the action spy thriller Atomic Blonde (before diverting into a rant on Christopher Nolan and Dunkirk) and trashes The Emoji Movie, has a Netflix and Chat over Adam Ruins Everything and Chowder, then lists the 7 worst animated kids films he's ever seen (from major animation studios) in the latest Magnificent Sevens.