Popcorn Junkie 157: Exploiting the Sick

Popcorn Junkie 157: Exploiting the Sick

A day late but no dollars short, Jon reviews Five Feet Apart, Wonder Park, and Captive State before discussing sicksploitation movies (i.e. movies that exploit people with medical conditions for fun and profit).

Popcorn Junkie 153: The Love Junkie 2019

Popcorn Junkie 153: The Love Junkie 2019

This Valentine Day's weekend, Jon reviews Alita: Battle Angel, Isn't It Romantic?, and Happy Death Day 2U, then brings back The Love Junkie for 2019 with reviews of West Side Story, Pretty in Pink, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Silver Lining's Playbook, and Michael Bolton's Big Sexy Valentine's Day Special.

Popcorn Junkie 152: A Look Ahead to 2019

Popcorn Junkie 152: A Look Ahead to 2019

This episode Jon reviews The LEGO Movie and its new sequel The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part, the inexplicable What Men Want, Liam Neeson's new revenge movie Cold Pursuit, and the horror movie The Prodigy, then looks at the announced releases for 2019 to see what lies ahead.

Popcorn Junkie 151: 2019 Oscar and Razzie Nominations

Popcorn Junkie 151: 2019 Oscar and Razzie Nominations

With a light weekend featuring Miss Bala and a Netflix and Chat on the two Fyre Festival documentaries, Jon spends most of this episode breaking down the nominees for the 2019 Oscars and Razzies and his issues with both. Plus, an extra long Trailer Talk featuring the "Big Game" TV spots and trailers.

Popcorn Junkie 150: Sick Day

Popcorn Junkie 150: Sick Day

On this truncated episode, Jon does his best to review The Kid Who Would Be King, the Matthew McConaughey move Serenity, Dragon Ball Super: Broly, and Netflix's Hilda with half a voice. Being sick sucks.

Popcorn Junkie 149: Look, Up in the Sky!

Popcorn Junkie 149: Look, Up in the Sky!

After Jon reviews all three entries in the Eastrail 177 trilogy (Unbreakable, Split, and Glass) and The Favourite, he breaks down why he likes superheroes so much.

Popcorn Junkie 146:  2018 Superlatives

Popcorn Junkie 146: 2018 Superlatives

2018 is coming to a close, and after reviews for Holmes and Watson and Vice, followed by a quick Netflix and Chat about Watership Down, Aggretsuko: We Wish You a Metal Christmas, Roma, and Bird Box, Jon lists his Top 7 Favorite, Least Favorite, and Blandest Movies he saw in 2018.

Popcorn Junkie 145: 2018 Holiday Special

Popcorn Junkie 145: 2018 Holiday Special

Since this week's episode is being released on Christmas Eve, Jon has a special treat. After reviews for Mary Poppins and Mary Poppins Returns, Aquaman, Bumblebee, Second Act, Welcome to Marwen, and They Shall Not Grow Old, we celebrate the holidays like any entertainment producer: a holiday special. Featuring reviews of It's a Wonderful Life, Scrooged, The Grinch, Love Actually, and The Nightmare Before Christmas. Happy Holidays from the Popcorn Junkie to you.

Popcorn Junkie 144: Back in Theaters Again

Popcorn Junkie 144: Back in Theaters Again

This week, Jon reviews Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, Peter Jackson’s new production Mortal Engines, Clint Eastwood’s new movie The Mule, and a repackage of Deadpool 2 with Once Upon a Deadpool. Plus, a discussion on seeing rereleases of movies in theaters in the age of home video.

Popcorn Junkie 143: The Weekend of No New Releases

Popcorn Junkie 143: The Weekend of No New Releases

Since the only new release near Jon this weekend was the 25th Anniversary rerelease of Schindler's List, Jon has a Netflix and Chat of Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle, The Ballad of Buster Scruggs, and Season 1 of She-Ra and the Princesses of Power, then a discussion about the ramifications of having no new releases and the hierarchy of release platforms. 

Popcorn Junkie 142: Not Ready for the Big Screen Movies

Popcorn Junkie 142: Not Ready for the Big Screen Movies

This week’s episode is a light one. After reviews for The Possession of Hannah Grace, Border (Gräs), Pokémon: The Power of Us, and a Netflix and Chat for MST3K: The Gauntlet, Jon breaks down his thoughts on what movies should be seen in theaters.

Popcorn Junkie 140: The Wizarding World of Mediocrity

Popcorn Junkie 140: The Wizarding World of Mediocrity

With the release of the latest entry in the Wizarding World franchise, Jon revisits all 8 Harry Potter movies and the previous Fantastic Beasts before reviewing The Crimes of Grindelwald. Then, after reviewing Instant Family, Widows, and A Private War, Jon breaks down his feelings on the Wizarding World as a franchise.

Popcorn Junkie 139: Padding, Padding, Padding!

Popcorn Junkie 139: Padding, Padding, Padding!

On this week's episode, Jon reviews Illumination's adaptation of How the Grinch Stole Christmas, 2011's The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo and its new rebootquel(?) The Girl in the Spider's Web, the Nazi-sploitation movie Overlord, plus a Netflix and Chat on Latin History for Morons, South Park Season 22, and Hasan Minhaj's Homecoming King and Patriot Act. Then, a brief discussion on the abuse of padding in movies.

Popcorn Junkie 138: Talking Tropes

Popcorn Junkie 138: Talking Tropes

After reviewing Bohemian Rhapsody, Disney's The Nutcracker and the Four Realms, Tyler Perry's Nobody's Fool, both the original and remake of Suspiria, and the hot mess that is London Fields, Jon has a quick breakdown on tropes and archetypes in movies.