The Popcorn Diet returns to the town of Derry, Maine as we come face-to-face with Pennywise himself and It: Chapter Two. Looking at the sequel to the film we discussed on Episode 15, the boys talk about blockbuster horror filmmaking, the differences between the kids and the adults, and why Derry and its inhabitants are so messed up. Rick loves the reference to his favorite horror movie. David is looking for the authorities. All that and more!
The boys shift gears this week as we take a look at the Fox Searchlight thriller Ready or Not! Join us as we talk about how thrillers separate themselves from horror films, if this movie could spin off into a franchise, and how Ready or Not is in the same league as films like Cabin in the Woods and You're Next. David surprises with an out-of-the-box comparison. Rick thinks this movie is telling him not to get married. All that and more!
Welcome to another nightmare from Get Out writer/director Jordan Peele! Join us as we talk all about horror, Peele's latest film Us, and what it's like to consume movies with and without subtext with special guest movie buddy Miranda Chester! Rick thinks rollercoaster and horror go well together. Miranda enjoys the supernatural scares. All that and more!
War is hell as The Popcorn Diet takes a look at the J.J. Abrams produced genre mash-up Overlord on this weeks episode. Join us as we gush about the lean, mean, bloody great ride that the film gives you along with some of the better aspects of war, character, and gnarly killer zombie gore action. David appreciates the war aspects. Rick reminds everyone of the severed head All that and more!
The Popcorn Diet returns this week with a special episode all about the indie horror/comedy Killer Kate! We welcome on producer/star Alexandra Feld and costume designer Kevynn Brewer to talk about the hardships of making a small budget film, the benefits and joys of doing it on their own, and the passion of creativity that drives us. Killer Kate! is out now on VOD! Rick finds joy in the goofy little things. All that and more!
Your very best good movie buddy Rick Williamson is flying solo this week with a recap going over two of the most popular movies in theaters right now: A Quiet Place and Rampage. Join Rick as he breaks down what makes both films so enjoyable even though they couldn't be more different! Rick makes dinner party analogies. He also wants you to set expectations. Don't forget to follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram @ThePopcornDiet
David and Rick attended the ALL CLOWN showing of IT at the Alamo Drafthouse in Phoenix and lived to tell the tale! Rick demands you suck it up. David is a fantasy casting genius. All that a much more in this weeks episode!