If it bleeds, we can reboot it. The Popcorn Diet goes head to head with Shane Black's The Predator this week. Join us for our latest episode where we break down Predator mythology, talk about our favorite jokes, freak out about Subreddits, and try to make sense of the various plot holes. Rick goes off on a major rant. David doesn't like the kid. All that and more!
This week, podcast is on the road again, coming to you from New Orleans! That doesn't stop The Popcorn Diet from talking about movies, and we went and saw the newest Blumhouse production Upgrade! Join us as we discuss successful low budget qualities, the bloody good time the movie is, and if we're afraid of growing technology! David doesn't trust driverless cars. Rick gets creeped out by malfunctions. All that and more!
Nostalgia and pop culture fuel this weeks new movie as The Popcorn Diet gets together to discuss the newest adventure film from Steven Spielberg, Ready Player One. We go off the rails talking about what nostalgia means to us, the Spielberg films that most impacted us, and how much fun we had jacked up on energy drinks seeing a late night showing of the film. Rick reminisces about Chucky. David ends his movie on a freeze frame. All that and more!
Go big or go home! The Popcorn Diet is back in the studio together to discuss cancelling the Apocalypse again with Pacific Rim Uprising! Join us as we bask in the glow of John Boyega, discuss the glory of Guillermo del Toro, and talk about the attitude in giant monsters. Rick picks a fight with Russia. David picks a fight with independent films. All that and more!
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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!
Disney's next big film of 2018 is out and The Popcorn Diet brings back guest co-host Leah Theodosis to break it down. Listen to brother and sister dissect A Wrinkle in Time and talk about what we loved, what we didn't love, and how awesome Charles Wallace is. Rick makes his hatred for kids known. Leah can't stand bullies! All that and more! (1:58) Prepping for Ava DuVernay's A Wrinkle in Time?
The Popcorn Diet crew saw one of their most anticipated movies of the year, Blade Runner 2049 and it has them talking noir films and taking a look at the modern spoiler obsessed culture. Rick explains Blockbuster to the young folk. David respects the artist. All that and more!