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. 

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. 

Popcorn Junkie 98: Fishing for Accolades

Popcorn Junkie 98: Fishing for Accolades

Since we're between awards ceremonies and it's a light weekend, Jon reviews the The Maze Runner with its conclusion Death Cure releasing and the overlooked gem from last year's awards season push Hostiles, then discusses the term "Oscar bait," the pros and cons of the genre, and a look at this year's Oscar nominees. 

Popcorn Junkie 96: The 23rd Critics' Choice Awards and Anticipations for 2018

Popcorn Junkie 96: The 23rd Critics' Choice Awards and Anticipations for 2018

This weekend, Jon reviews the Liam Neeson action movie The Commuter, both Paddington 1 and 2, Taraji P Henson's latest movie Proud Mary, and Steven Spielberg's The Post about the lead up to the publication of the Pentagon Papers. Plus, a quick rundown of the winners of the 2018 Critics' Choice Awards and Jon's most (and some least) anticipated movies coming out in 2018. 

Popcorn Junkie 95: The 75th Golden Globes

Popcorn Junkie 95: The 75th Golden Globes

This episode Jon rings in 2018 with its first movie Insidious: The Last Key, watches 2017 carryovers Darkest Hour and Molly's Game, and covers the winners of the 2018 Golden Globes. 

Popcorn Junkie 94: 2017 in Review

Popcorn Junkie 94: 2017 in Review

2017 is finally over, and to send it off Jon has his last reviews for the year (All the Money in the World, The Shape of Water, Bright, and The Punisher) and lists his favorite movies, his least favorite movies, and the blandest movies he saw in 2017. 

Popcorn Junkie 92: On the Contrary

Popcorn Junkie 92: On the Contrary

This week, Jon reviews the highly anticipated Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi as well as Blue Sky's Ferdinand the septuagenarian comedy Just Getting Started before talking about how to best discuss contrary opinions on media and pointing out the toxic issues in the current discourse of open film criticism. 

Popcorn Junkie 91: We Don't Need Another Hero

Popcorn Junkie 91: We Don't Need Another Hero

On this week's episode, Jon reviews James Franco's adaptation of The Disaster Artist and Martin McDonaugh's latest movie Three Billboards Outside of Ebbing, Missouri. Then, we have a frank discussion on if we as a society need heroes and if those heroes need to be (or even should be) real people. 

Popcorn Junkie 90: Just a Small Town Critic

Popcorn Junkie 90: Just a Small Town Critic

On this slightly belated episode, Jon reviews the Greta Gerwig movie Lady Bird, the latest from Nora Twomey and Cartoon Saloon The Breadwinner, has a Netflix and Chat about Luke Cage, and then laments the struggles of being a film critic in a town without a film scene.