Popcorn Junkie 118: State of Pixar 2018

Popcorn Junkie 118: State of Pixar 2018

With Incredibles 2 releasing this weekend, Jon looks at what's in store from one of the most well regarded animation studios. Plus, reviews for the action comedy Tag and the blaxploitation movie Super Fly and its remake SuperFly.

Popcorn Junkie 117: Taking the A24 Train

Popcorn Junkie 117: Taking the A24 Train

This week, Jon reviews the Ocean's Eleven spinoff Ocean's 8, Drew Pearce's directorial debut Hotel Artemis, and the latest release from A24 Hereditary. Then, Jon talks about the history of A24 and how they've become a leader in independent film distribution and production.

Popcorn Junkie 116: Bucking Traditional Biopics

Popcorn Junkie 116: Bucking Traditional Biopics

This week, Jon reviews Johnny Knoxville's loosely inspired take on Action Park Action Point, the "based on a true story" of Tami Ashcraft's survival at sea Adrift, and the SXSW Midnighter Award Winner for 2018 Upgrade. Plus, a discussion on the need for nontraditional biopics.

Popcorn Junkie 115: Summer 2018 Preview

Popcorn Junkie 115: Summer 2018 Preview

With only Solo: A Star Wars Movie coming out this Memorial Day weekend, Jon throws in a Netflix and Chat about Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes and Aggretsuko before taking a look at the movies set to release this summer. 

Popcorn Junkie 114: Cutting Ties and Eating Crow

Popcorn Junkie 114: Cutting Ties and Eating Crow

This weekend, Jon has a nice helping of humble pie after being misled on what happened on the set of Deadpool 2, then reviews it alongside Book Club and Show Dogs before having a discussion about acknowledging your mistakes, when to stop supporting awful people's creations, and the importance of making sure you're getting correct information before lighting your pitchforks and torches.

Popcorn Junkie 113: Momsploitation?

Popcorn Junkie 113: Momsploitation?

With two Mom related movies this Mother's Day weekend, Jon reviews Life of the Party, Breaking In, has a Netflix and Chat about the 1974 Death Wish, and poses the possibility of "momsploitation" as a genre. 

Popcorn Junkie 112: Top 7 Remake-worthy MGM Movies

Popcorn Junkie 112: Top 7 Remake-worthy MGM Movies

This week Jon winds down from the epic release of Avengers: Infinity War with both versions of Overboard, the new Diablo Cody/Jason Reitman movie Tully, and Dean Devlin's new thriller Bad Samaritan. Then, since MGM has been on a kick remaking their old properties, Jon lists the Top 7 MGM movies that warrant remaking.

Ross Bugden Music

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Popcorn Junkie 111: Infinity War: 10 Years in the Making

Popcorn Junkie 111: Infinity War: 10 Years in the Making

There's only one movie to talk about this weekend, and that's the cinematic event 10 years and 18 movies in the making: Avengers: Infinity War. First a non-spoiler review, then spoiler talk, then Jon discusses the current state of the MCU, what he likes and doesn't like, and what he hopes to see from it in the future. 

Popcorn Junkie 110: 420 Blaze It

Popcorn Junkie 110: 420 Blaze It

This weekend the new releases landed on 4/20, meaning that after reviewing the new Amy Schumer movie I Feel Pretty, Super Troopers 1 &2, and the sex trafficking thriller Traffik, Jon discusses stoner comedies and their merits to those who don't partake. 

Popcorn Junkie 109: Top 7 Stop Motion Animated Feature Films

Popcorn Junkie 109: Top 7 Stop Motion Animated Feature Films

While Borg vs McEnroe didn't make it to my area, this weekend still gave us Rampage, Blumhouse's Truth or Dare, Sgt. Stubby: An American Hero, and the wide release of Wes Anderson's Isle of Dogs, plus I throw in a short review of Anderson's first animated feature Fantastic Mr. Fox. Afterwards, I bring back the Magnificent Sevens with a new list: The Top 7 Stop Motion Animated Feature Films.

New Magnificent Sevens theme by Ross Bugden

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The Wild West-https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VDPMAuv-3nk&ab_channel=RossBugden-Music

Popcorn Junkie 108: Let's Talk About Sex Comedies

Popcorn Junkie 108: Let's Talk About Sex Comedies

This week, Jon reviews the new sex comedy Blockers, the John Krasinski directed horror movie A Quiet Place, the Ted Kennedy biodrama Chappaquiddick, and the inspirational sports biodrama The Miracle Season. Plus, a discussion on sex comedies as a genre and if we even need them anymore. 

Popcorn Junkie 107: Those Were the Good Old Days

Popcorn Junkie 107: Those Were the Good Old Days

Happy Easter Fools, listeners. This weekend, Jon reviews Ready Player One, the latest from Tyler Perry Acrimony, and the third God's Not Dead movie, A Light in the Darkness. Plus, a discussion on the nature of nostalgia and how filmmakers can make something good from it. 

Popcorn Junkie 105: The Importance of Being Represented

Popcorn Junkie 105: The Importance of Being Represented

On this episode, Jon reviews the new Tomb Raider, heaps praise upon Love, Simon, and trashes I Can Only Imagine and 7 Days in Entebbe before giving a quick discussion on why representation in cinema is important as well as what makes a good ally. Plus, shoutouts to different people Jon follows who are better people to discuss diversity and representation in film.

Popcorn Junkie 104: 2nd Year Anniversary

Popcorn Junkie 104: 2nd Year Anniversary

After reviewing A Wrinkle in Time, Gringo, The Hurricane Heist, and The Strangers 1 and 2, Jon brings up his history in being a reviewer and lists his favorite and least favorite movies during that time between when he started reviewing and when he started podcasting. 

If you want to see what Jon's attempts at being a Nostalgia Critic wannabe looked like, you can see his archive of videos at http://dailymotion.com/solitarynerd

Popcorn Junkie 102: To Film the Unfilmable Book

Popcorn Junkie 102: To Film the Unfilmable Book

After reviewing Annihilation, Game Night, and Every Day, Jon discusses some other "unfilmable books" and even pitches some ideas of his own for adaptations of unfilmable books. 

Popcorn Junkie 101: The Hollywood Hype Machine & the 2018 BAFTAs

Popcorn Junkie 101: The Hollywood Hype Machine & the 2018 BAFTAs

With the release of Black Panther (and Early Man and Samson too, I guess), Jon talks about the Hollywood Hype Machine, its downsides, and how to counteract it. Plus, a quick look at the winners of the 71st annual British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) awards. 

Popcorn Junkie 99: Streamboat Silly

Popcorn Junkie 99: Streamboat Silly

In lieu of the single release of Winchester, Jon has an extended Netflix and Chat reviewing Mudbound, A Futile and Stupid Gesture, and Tiny Toons Adventures: How I Spent My Summer Vacation, and then discusses what it will take for streaming to compete with movie theaters and how to improve them. Plus, a look at the haul of Super Bowl trailer spots.