Popcorn Junkie 126: Lightning Round Discussions

Popcorn Junkie 126: Lightning Round Discussions

This weekend Jon has another full slate with The Meg, Slender Man, Dog Days, BlacKkKlansman, and Eighth Grade, plus a couple quick discussions on updates to the MoviePass saga, technical difficulties with Amazon Prime Video and Fandango Now, and the recent changes to the Oscars in our first ever Lightning Round.

Popcorn Junkie 125: We Need to Talk About MoviePass

Popcorn Junkie 125: We Need to Talk About MoviePass

This week, Jon reviews the latest Disney live action remake Christopher Robin, the spy comedy The Spy Who Dumped Me, the YA adaptation The Darkest Minds, and the latest Dinesh D'Souza propaganda Death of Nation. Then, Jon breaks down what's going with MoviePass and what the future holds for it.

 

Popcorn Junkie 124: Top 7 Cartoons Deserving of an Animated Movie

Popcorn Junkie 124: Top 7 Cartoons Deserving of an Animated Movie

This week Jon reviews the latest Mission: Impossible movie M:I-Fallout, Teen Titans GO! to the Movies, July's Studio Ghibli Fest movie Princess Mononoke, and has a Netflix and Chat about the 2013 microbudget sci-fi movie Coherence. Then, Jon does a Magnificent Sevens on cartoons deserving of their own animated theatrical movie.

Be warned, after the break Jon has an extended rant about a recent trend by film reviewers in the wake of the Disney/Fox deal, and he yess at certain points. Be sure to watch the volume in that section.

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Popcorn Junkie 123: SUPER MEGA AWESOME MOVIE REVIEW MADNESS 12: Dark Phoenix

Popcorn Junkie 123: SUPER MEGA AWESOME MOVIE REVIEW MADNESS 12: Dark Phoenix

This week marks another SUPER MEGA AWESOME MOVIE REVIEW MADNESS!!! We have reviews for both Equalizer movies, both Mamma Mia! movies, both Unfriended movies, Sorry to Bother You, plus a Netflix and Chat on Roadside Prophets and Patreon tie in reviews for the 2004 Punisher movie and Friend Request.

Popcorn Junkie 122: Oh Me Oh My Oh Sony

Popcorn Junkie 122: Oh Me Oh My Oh Sony

This week Jon reviews all three Hotel Transylvania movies, the latest Dwayne Johnson blockbuster Skyscraper, and the brand new Captain Underpants Netflix series. Plus, a dive into the recent history of Sony Pictures to see what the hell happened with them.

Popcorn Junkie 121: Social Commentsploitation

Popcorn Junkie 121: Social Commentsploitation

After reviewing Ant-Man and the Wasp, The First Purge, and giving some quick thoughts on Antz and The Purge: Election Year to tie into Patreon exclusive content, Jon has a quick discussion about the merits of grindhouse movies that try to talk about social issues.

Popcorn Junkie 120: This Movie Brought To You By...

Popcorn Junkie 120: This Movie Brought To You By...

This episode, before Jon could enjoy Double Toasted Live in Chicago, he had to sit through Sicario and Sicario: Day of the Soldado, Uncle Drew, the Italian Fantasia parody Allegro Non Troppo, and even revisited Jurassic Park 3 and Jurassic World for Patreon exclusive content. Plus, a quick discussion on movies that spawned from advertisements.

Popcorn Junkie 119: Everybody Watch the Dinosaur

Popcorn Junkie 119: Everybody Watch the Dinosaur

With Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom being the big release this weekend, Jon reviews it, along with the infamous John Travolta movie Gotti, the indie heist movie American Animals, a special presentation of Studio Ghibli's Pom Poko, plus a Netflix and Chat about the two Animal Farm adaptations. Plus, a discussion on the different ways filmmakers have brought dinosaurs to life.

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.

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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.

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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.