Popcorn Junkie 135: Liking a Movie vs Respecting a Movie

Popcorn Junkie 135: Liking a Movie vs Respecting a Movie

This week Jon reviews Damian Chazelle's First Man, Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween, Bad Times at the El Royale, and this year's So Bad It's Good movie Kinky. Then, a discussion on the difference between liking a movie and respecting it.

Popcorn Junkie 134: One Studio to Own Them All

Popcorn Junkie 134: One Studio to Own Them All

This week Jon suffers through the turd in the wind Venom plus gives a mass review of all four version of A Star is Born. Then, a discussion on the dangers of studios monopolizing intellectual properties.

Popcorn Junkie 133: Fun for the Whole Family

Popcorn Junkie 133: Fun for the Whole Family

This week, Jon watches Kevin Hart's new movie Night School, the Warner Bros animated movie Smallfoot, the slasher movie Hell Fest, and continues Ghibli Fest 2018 with My Neighbor Totoro. Then, a discussion on what makes good family/kids entertainment.

Popcorn Junkie Episode 132: Just the Facts

Popcorn Junkie Episode 132: Just the Facts

This week, Jon reviews Eli Roth's first kids move The House with a Clock in Its Walls, This Is Us creator Dan Fogelman's new movie Life Itself, Michael Moore's latest film Fahrenheit 11/9, the exploitation movie Assassination Nation, and a quick Netflix and Chat on the Walking with series from BBC Earth. Then, a discussion on documentary films and what makes a good documentary.

Popcorn Junkie 131: SUPER MEGA AWESOME MOVIE REVIEW MADNESS 13: Octopussy

Popcorn Junkie 131: SUPER MEGA AWESOME MOVIE REVIEW MADNESS 13: Octopussy

This week's episode is fully loaded with 5 theatrical releases plus a Netflix and Chat. In theaters, Jon saw The Predator, A Simple Favor, White Boy Rick, Unbroken: Path to Redemption, and the 25th Anniversary Screening of Jurassic Park. Then, he has a Netflix and Chat on Bravest Warriors Season 4, The Future is Wild, Anime Crimes Division, and a bit of Rocko's Modern Life.

Munch-Along: Bambi

Munch-Along: Bambi

As a preview for the Patreon exclusive series Munch-Along, Jon rewatches his favorite movie of all time: Bambi. If you want more commentary tracks like this, donate as little as $1/month and get access to all the other Munch-Along tracks. http://patreon.com/popcornjunkie

Make a Better Iron Man 3

Make a Better Iron Man 3

In this preview episode for the new series Make a Better Movie, Jon breaks down his least favorite MCU movie and tries to make it better. If you want more Patreon exclusive episodes of this series, donate as little as $1/month and gain access to the archive. http://patreon.com/popcornjunkie



Popcorn Junkie 130: You Spin Me Right Off

Popcorn Junkie 130: You Spin Me Right Off

This week Jon reviews the second Conjuring spin-off The Nun, Jennifer Garner's return to action in Peppermint, the 100% Certified Fresh drama Leave No Trace, and the frontrunner for Best Documentary this year Won't You Be My Neighbor? Then, a quick discussion on the history and merits of spin-off movies.

Popcorn Junkie 129: Fall 2018 Preview

Popcorn Junkie 129: Fall 2018 Preview

This Labor Day weekend, Jon saw the low budget sci-fi family drama adventure Kin, the story of Mossad's capture and extraction of Adolf Eichmann in Operation Finale, and, despite having to drive to the next county to see it, seeing John Cho in Searching. Then, after a Netflix and Chat on HBO's Fahrenheit 451, Jon breaks down what's to come in the waning months of 2018. 

Popcorn Junkie 128: It's the Puppet Show!

Popcorn Junkie 128: It's the Puppet Show!

This week Jon only has two new releases: Brian Henson's new raunchy puppet movie The Happytime Murders and the boy and his robodog movie A.X.L. Rounding things out with Matt Groenig's Netflix show Disenchantment, Jon discusses the history of puppet films and their viability in feature films. 

Popcorn Junkie 127: Delayed Expectations

Popcorn Junkie 127: Delayed Expectations

This week Jon reviews the highly anticipated Crazy Rich Asians, the latest Peter Berg/Mark Wahlberg collab Mile 22, the much delayed caveman drama Alpha, plus GhibliFest's August release Grave of the Fireflies. Then, a discussion on why movies get delayed and if delays are a bad thing.

 

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.