SERIES DEBUT! Perfect Popcorn - Jurassic Park

The Popcorn Diet presents the first episode of new series dedicated to celebrating the movies that we love, the movies that shaped us, and the movies that will always be Perfect Popcorn. Our inaugural episodes focuses on one of the most influential films of a generation: Steven Spielberg's Jurassic Park. Join us as we recount history, talk about our favorite moments, and assess if it still holds up to this day. All that and more, on the first episode of Perfect Popcorn!

Review Recap Ep. 3 - Love, Death, Dragons, Soldiers, and Robots

Your very best good movie buddy Rick Williamson is back flying solo this week with a recap going over four unique movies that delve into very different subjects. Join him as he recaps some of the films that we haven't had the opportunity to make episodes on or write reviews for! This time, he's talking about Alita, How to Train your Dragon 3, Triple Frontier, and Love, Death, & Robots!

Ep. 52 - Comic Con Aftermath and Reactions

San Diego Comic Con is all wrapped up for 2018 and The Popcorn Diet is here to recap all the biggest reveals from footage and discuss the biggest trailers that came out over the weekend. Join us and watch along as we break down offerings from Universal, Warner Brothers, and more! Rick finds his next Free Refills theme. David is a scorned DC viewer. All that and more!

Ep. 42 - Infinity War Spoiler Discussion

SPOILER WARNING! Avengers: Infinity War has been in theaters for nearly a week and The Popcorn Diet is here to talk about all the spoilers. Join us as we go spoiler details on characters, deaths, surprises, and more. What character groupings did we like? Who got a bit shortchanged? Who won the movie? Saying anything else... would be a spoiler! Rick clarifies his stance on sympathetic villains. David understands the need for rests between the action. 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 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!

Ep. 35 - Oscar Reactions / Genre Diversity / Way Way Way Too Early Predictions

It's Tuesday after the Oscars and after allowing some time to reflect and decompress, The Popcorn Diet is here to react to the show, the winners, and the losers of the 90th Annual Academy Awards. We debate Visual Effects, Genre Diversity, and filling quotas at the Oscars. David breaks down preferential voting. Rick is mad about dramas. 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!

Franchise Refills: MCU Episode 7 - Iron Man 3 (2013)

Our Free Refills miniseries continues looking at the Marvel Cinematic Universe with the start of Phase 2, Iron Man 3. Come learn all the tidbits and facts you might not have known before, how it connects with the rest of the MCU, and why Iron Man 3 was one of the more divisive films in the MCU. Rick keeps blaming Tony for all the problems. David picks on the angry nerds. All that and more!

Franchise Refills: MCU Episode 6 - The Avengers (2012)

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The Popcorn Diet wraps up Phase One in the MCU by looking at one of the biggest movies of all time: The Avengers! We talk in detail about our favorite scenes, characters, and how it all came together! Rick tells Joss Whedon has an issue. David defends Stark's sacrifice play.  Rick and David get into it again. All that and more!

Franchise Refill: MCU Episode 3 - Iron Man 2 (2010)

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Infinity war inches closer and closer as our Marvel Cinematic Universe recap continues. This next episode of Free Refills focuses on the return of Shell Head himself, Iron Man 2! We go over how the film came to be, our favorite moments, as well as who we think won the film! Rick doesn't want to fight. David thinks Elon Musk could be Iron Man. All that and more!

Franchise Refill: MCU Episode 2 - The Incredible Hulk (2008)

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Our march towards Infinity War continues with our newest episode of Free Refills focusing on the redheaded stepchild of the MCU: The Incredible Hulk. Featuring Edward Norton as Bruce Banner, The Incredible Hulk is the only solo Hulk film in the MCU, and for an interesting, little-known reason! Rick hates reloading. David loves some Tim Blake Nelson. All that and more!

Franchise Refill: MCU Episode 1 - Iron Man (2008)

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The Popcorn Diet changes gears this week to introduce a new miniseries: Free Refills! Free Refills allows us to take a look back at popular franchise entries in preparation for the newest installment coming soon! In our first Free Refills series, we're tackling the MCU leading up to Avengers: Infinity War! Rick pours one out to Terrance Howard. David loves his stats. All that and more!

Ep. 29 - United States of Film 2017 (Pt. 1)

The Popcorn Diet rings in 2018 with a two-part special looking at the United States of Film in this previous year. For Part 1, we look at the disappointments, box office successes and failures, as well as our favorite movie moments of the year. Rick is just disappointed. David goes full tilt. All that and more in this weeks episode!

The Popcorn Diet Ep. 11 - Summer Movie Recap / Guardians in Hindsight / David & Rick Battle

Sorry for the delay! We're back for our Summer Movie Season Recap and a look at Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 in hindsight with the rest of the summer. Rick and David get heated. Rick still hates The Emoji Movie. Lines are drawn. All that plus more!