On this episode, Jon reviews the Conjuring prequel Annabelle: Creation, the mind numbing The Nut Job 2: Nutty By Nature, and the touching biopic The Glass Castle, and in lieu of repeating topics, the discussion is about 2017 in film in comparison to the previous 5 years Jon has reviewed films.
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.
It's time for another SUPER MEGA AWESOME MOVIE REVIEW MADNESS, with 4 new releases in theaters and several entries in Netflix and Chat. Reviews include: Cars 3, Rough Night, All Eyez On Me, 47 Meters Down, Mulholland Dr, Samurai Jack Season 5, Drunk History Season 4, and Hellsing Unlimited Abridged.
Look! Up in the sky! It's a nerd! And it's lame! It's...Jon with the latest episode of Popcorn Junkie, this time it's all about superheroes, mainly DC ones. First, Jon review the highly anticipated Wonder Woman movie and the surprisingly belated Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie, then after a Netflix and Chat over Justice League: Dark and Powerless, Jon talks about how for the time being superheroes are here to stay.
It's Memorial Day on the Popcorn Junkie podcast, and usually that means a big movie weekend. Instead, we get Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales and Baywatch. So, we've padded out this episode with a Netflix and Chat about MST3K: The Return and The Straight Story before a discussion about how studios can prevent franchise fatigue.
On this episode, Jon reviews Guy Ritchie's take on the Camelot mythos King Arthur: Legend of the Sword and the Paul Feig/Amy Schumer Taken parody Snatched, plus a Netflix and Chat of the latest from MST3K: The Return and the infamous 13 Reasons Why before a Magnificent Sevens of the Top 7 Fictional Movie Moms.
This week's episode is a bit of a shift from our usual content. In order save the old wallet some major pain, Jon checked out some movies available to stream online in his new segment Netflix and Chat, specifically David Lynch's Blue Velvet and Wild at Heart and Stephen King's Silver Bullet. Plus, some plugs on what he's been watching over on YouTube. Regular theatrical releases should return next week.