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!
We're mixing things up this week with what might be one of the biggest RomComs of the year in Crazy Rich Asians! Our special guest cohost Jeremy Nakano joins us to talk bout Asian culture, representation, his own crazy rich Asian story, and what makes the film such a damn delight. Rick is here for the comfort food. Jeremy embraces being the token Asian. All that and more!
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!
The Popcorn Diet heads back to a long time ago in a galaxy far, far away to talk about the latest Star Wars Story: Solo. Alliteration aside, we bring in our guest good movie buddy Dallas Nichols to discuss what we liked about the film, the highly-publicized behind the scenes issues, and where Star Wars can go from here. David brings in the casting trivia. Dallas makes great aesthetic points. Rick is feeling grumpy at the fanboys. All that and more!
Rick's sister Leah joins The Popcorn Diet as a guest cohost to talk about great film rivalries, their weird sibling relationship, and the Emma Stone vs. Steve Carrell film Battle of the Sexes. Leah loves high school in the 90s. Rick hates on Marylin. All that and more!
A very special episode as Rick's Pops, David Williamson, joins The Popcorn Diet as a guest host to discuss westerns and their history! Pops makes some real deep cuts. John Wayne is just below God. Rick blames Pops for how he is. That and so much more!
A special guest co-host joins The Popcorn Diet for this Apes-centric apocalyptic episode. Rick admits to being out for no one but himself. Guest Co-Host Jeremy stands firmly by humanity. That and much more!