Ep. 91 - Spider-Man: Far From Home

Phase Three comes to a close for the MCU, and we're celebrating the end of The Infinity Saga with its final entry, Spider-Man: Far From Home. We break down what makes this version of the wall crawler so unique in the MCU, discuss characters, performances, this series' habit for a good twist, and what we think might happen in the future of Spidey and the MCU. Rick blanks on a famous cameo name. David leaves Rick hanging out to dry. All that and more!

Ep. 84 - Avengers Endgame Spoiler Reactions!

SPOILER ALERT! After the Endgame come the spoilers, and that's all this episode has! We're talking all about Avengers: Endgame in great, glorious spoiler detail. We discuss how time travel works, the fates of a couple of key characters, and if we cried or not. Rick tries to explain the quantum physics of the Infinity Stones. David discloses if he is still an emotionless alien or not. All that and more!

Ep. 82 - Avengers Endgame Hype!

The Endgame is upon us. In a matter of days, Avengers: Endgame will hit theaters across the world, signaling the culmination in a story that is ten-plus years in the making. Join The Popcorn Diet as we build our hype for Endgame by making predictions, going over the evidence at hand, and discuss the many different aspects of what could be one of the biggest movies of all time. Rick makes the case for Thanos and the snap. David forgets the name of the guy with the wings! All that and more!

Ep. 78 - Captain Marvel

Higher. Further. Faster. We're starting off the 2019 Marvel Cinematic Universe season with the launch of their first female-led superhero entry: CAPTAIN MARVEL! Join our latest episode as we discuss the MCU, Carol Danvers' powers, and the growing animosity amongst the Online Film Community. David deep dives on the de-aging effects. Rick admits when he's wrong. All that and more!

Ep. 50 - Ant Man and The Wasp

Go small or go home! The Popcorn Diet welcomes very special guest good movie buddy and brother-in-law Matt Theodosis to discuss Ant-Man and The Wasp! Join us as we discuss refreshing, smaller scale action, antagonists vs. villains, and where the MCU goes in 2019. Rick always wants more Goggins. Matt wants to make changes to the popcorn rating system. All that and more!

Ep. 41 - Infinity War Spoiler Free Reaction

The Popcorn Diet has seen Avengers: Infinity War and we have some thoughts! Join us on this SPOILER FREE episode as we discuss one of the biggest films in the history of the MCU. Keeping it spoiler free, we discuss how to grade the MCU as individual films versus a series, how Thanos compared as a villain, and what character mismatches we'd like to see in the future. Rick goes on an early rant. David is waging Infinity Wars on tree stumps. All that and more!

Ep. 40 - Avengers Infinity War Hype

After 10 years, the beginning of the end is upon us. The Popcorn Diet is getting pumped up for Avengers: Infinity War. Join us as we talk about our theories and predictions of the film. We go over the infinity stones, what we think will happen in the film, and which characters will live or die in the end. Rick is redefining the word hype. David is looking for The Empire Strikes Back ending. All that and more!

Franchise Refills: MCU Ep. 18 - Black Panther

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Still locked in a hotel room outside of Austin, The Popcorn Diet wraps up our Free Refills look back at the Marvel Cinematic Universe by recapping one of the biggest movies of 2018, and all time, with Black Panther. Only a couple of months removed, the boys go back to Wakanda to remember the best moments of the film, heap praise on M'Baku, and talk about what's in store for Ryan Coogler. David gets help from Rick on the pronunciations. Rick is pumped for Ryan Coogler's future. All that and more!

 

Franchise Refill: MCU Ep. 17 - Thor: Ragnarok

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Avengers Week is here! Coming to you from a hotel room outside of Austin, The Popcorn Diet kicks off Avengers Week by recapping the latest, wackiest entry with the God of Thunder: Thor Ragnarok. Our second to last MCU Free Refills episode goes over our love for Taika Waititi, how much we love angry toddler Hulk, and where we go from here. Rick is frustrated by the perfection of Chris Hemsworth. David can't get enough Korg. All that and more!

Franchise Refills: MCU Ep. 16 - Spider-Man: Homecoming

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Your friendly neighborhood Spider-Man gets his own entry into the MCU on this Free Refills mini episode recapping Spider-Man: Homecoming. Come join us as we talk about the great, diverse characters, the smart decision Sony made to partner with Marvel, and where we go after this. David steals Rick's choice. Rick relates to the bad guy. All that and more!

Franchise Refill: MCU Ep. 15 - Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 2

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Our favorite intergalactic a-holes return as we get closer and closer to Infinity War, recapping Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 2 on our newest Free Refills episode. Joins us as we deep dive into the film and discuss the emotional impact of fathers and sons, estranged sisters, and a talking raccoon that is a jerk to everyone. David goes to get snacks and returns to the same action scene. Rick pits the Guardians against Winston Churchill. All that and more!

Franchise Refill: MCU Ep. 14 - Doctor Strange

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The Marvel Cinematic Universe introduces magic into the equation as we feature Doctor Strange on our latest Free Refills episode. Join us as we discuss who almost got the role, the beautiful shot composition, and why the ending of this film is so effective. David respects the casting department of Marvel. Rick thinks Strange has a better Iron Man evolution than Iron Man. All that and more!

Franchise Refill: MCU Ep. 13 - Captain America: Civil War

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The Avengers are fractured by civil war in our latest Free Refills mini episode. Captain America: Civil War puts the Marvel Cinematic Universe against itself, and The Popcorn Diet revisits the film that shook the MCU status quo to it's very core. Will The Avengers ever be the same again? Find out in our newest episode. Rick really tries not to fight today. David picks the bad guy. All that and more!

Franchise Refills: MCU Ep. 12 - Ant-Man

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For this, our next Free Refills mini episode, The Popcorn Diet brings Phase 2 of the Marvel Cinematic Universe to a close with the microscopic Ant-Man! Come join us as we recap the rocky development of the film, our favorite parts, and who loses their arm! Rick screws up a reference to The Wire. David gives love to Michael Peña. All that and more!

Franchise Refills: MCU Ep. 11 - Avengers: Age of Ultron

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The new Avengers: Infinity War trailer released last week, so we're here to look at the previous Avengers film, Age of Ultron. Join us as we look back at the MCU film that introduce Quicksilver, Scarlett Witch, Vision, Ulysses Klaue, and even Hawkeyes' family into the mix! David makes the case for a character death. Rick places his faith in the Vision. All that and more!

Franchise Refill: MCU Ep. 10 - Guardians of the Galaxy

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The Popcorn Diet is going cosmic in the Marvel Cinematic Universe this week, looking at Guardians of the Galaxy and the impact it had on the MCU. Our Free Refills mini episode analyzes the cast, the soundtrack, and the history of the Guardians. David calls for Oscar nominations! Rick is hunting for unfound easter eggs. All that and more!

Franchise Refill: MCU Ep. 9 - Captain America: The Winter Soldier

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With Infinity War being moved up a week, The Popcorn Diet moves up it's Free Refills schedule and drops another MCU film recap. This time we're focusing on what many consider to be one of the best Marvel films thus far: Captain America: The Winter Soldier. Rick shows love for Bill Paxton. David shows love for Sam Jackson. All that and more!

Franchise Refills: MCU Episode 8 - Thor: The Dark World (2013)

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The Popcorn Diet carries on in our quest towards Avengers: Infinity War by recapping one of the lesser entries in the MCU, Thor: The Dark World. We break down what made this movie resonate less with audiences, what were the more memorable parts of the film, and who won the film (besides Thor and Loki). David makes a surprise pick. Rick pays tribute to Brian Tyler. All that and more!

Ep. 32 - Black Panther Reactions!

Wakanda Forever! The Popcorn Diet bows to the King of Wakanda this week. We've seen Black Panther, and we have thoughts about one of the biggest movies of this young year. Is it the Best MCU film thus far? Listen and find out! Rick is blown away by a final line. David works hard on getting the names right. All that and more!

Franchise Refill: MCU Episode 5 - Captain America: The First Avenger (2011)

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As we march towards Infinity War, we take a look back at The First Avenger himself in his origin film: Captain America. Join us as we celebrate Rick's favorite Marvel character, talk about the fun influences the film has, and try not to fight about Cap. David gets his stats wrong, Rick embraces his man crush. All that and more!