Popcorn Junkie 82: SUPER MEGA AWESOME MOVIE REVIEW MADNESS 8: Jason Takes Manhattan

Popcorn Junkie 82: SUPER MEGA AWESOME MOVIE REVIEW MADNESS 8: Jason Takes Manhattan

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. 

Popcorn Junkie 81: The He Man Movie Watchers Club

Popcorn Junkie 81: The He Man Movie Watchers Club

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. 

Popcorn Junkie 80: Making Social Media Scary

Popcorn Junkie 80: Making Social Media Scary

On this week's episode, Jon reviews Kingsman: The Golden Circle, The LEGO Ninjago Movie, and Friend Request, then covers the possibilities to make social media scary on film (besides cheap paranormal monsters). 

Popcorn Junkie 79: SUPER MEGA AWESOME MOVIE REVIEW MADNESS 7: The Stone of Cold Fire

Popcorn Junkie 79: SUPER MEGA AWESOME MOVIE REVIEW MADNESS 7: The Stone of Cold Fire

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. 

Popcorn Junkie 78: My Daddy Gave Me This Career

Popcorn Junkie 78: My Daddy Gave Me This Career

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. 

Popcorn Junkie 77: Labor Day Grab Bag

Popcorn Junkie 77: Labor Day Grab Bag

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. 

Popcorn Junkie 76: The Ideal Producer

Popcorn Junkie 76: The Ideal Producer

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. 

Popcorn Junkie 75: The Soderbergh Gambit

Popcorn Junkie 75: The Soderbergh Gambit

On this episode, Jon reviews Soderbergh's poor man's Ocean's Eleven Logan Lucky and the Ryan Reynolds, Samuel L. Jackson buddy action comedy The Hitman's Bodyguard. Then, Jon reveals his hopes for Stephen Soderbergh's attempt to take more creative control from the studio system in Hollywood. 

Popcorn Junkie 74: State of Films 2017

Popcorn Junkie 74: State of Films 2017

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. 

Popcorn Junkie 73: Lost in Adaptation

Popcorn Junkie 73: Lost in Adaptation

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. 

Popcorn Junkie 72: The 7 Worst Animated Kids Movies (from major studios)

Popcorn Junkie 72: The 7 Worst Animated Kids Movies (from major studios)

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. 

Popcorn Junkie 71: Too Influential Too Soon

Popcorn Junkie 71: Too Influential Too Soon

This week, Jon reviews Nolan's take on a war film Dunkirk, Luc Besson's John Carter (explained in the episode) Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets, and the twin movie of Rough Night Girls Trip. Plus a discussion on how being influential doesn't make something a good movie. 

Popcorn Junkie 69: Sharing Properties is Caring

Popcorn Junkie 69: Sharing Properties is Caring

After reviewing Spider-Man: Homecoming and The Beguiled, and a quick Netflix and Chat about Castlevania, Okja, and The Amazing World of Gumball Season 5, Jon goes on a rant about how Hollywood executives are keeping us from having nice things. 

Popcorn Junkie 68: Judd Apatow Killed Comedy

Popcorn Junkie 68: Judd Apatow Killed Comedy

On this Independence Day weekend, Jon reviews four theatrical releases (Despicable Me 3, Baby Driver, The House, and The Book of Henry), has a Netflix and Chat about The Amazing World of Gumball, and talks about the effects Judd Apatow and improv comedy has had on comedies in Hollywood. 

Popcorn Junkie 66: SUPER MEGA AWESOME MOVIE REVIEW MADNESS 6: Back 2 Tha Hood

Popcorn Junkie 66: SUPER MEGA AWESOME MOVIE REVIEW MADNESS 6: Back 2 Tha Hood

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. 

Popcorn Junkie 65: Big Budgets and Loud Nonsense

Popcorn Junkie 65: Big Budgets and Loud Nonsense

On this week's episode, Jon reviews the first entry in Universal's Dark Universe The Mummy and the latest movie from A24 It Comes at Night. Then after a Netflix and Chat about The Good Place and Rick and Morty, Jon breaks down Hollywood's reliance on big budget movies to make their money back. 

Popcorn Junkie 64: The Superhero Super Show

Popcorn Junkie 64: The Superhero Super Show

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.