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Kingsman: The Secret Service (2014)… is a “Guilty Movie Pleasure”

Popcorn Talk Network proudly presents a vodcast that offers a glimpse into the movies we love to watch with breakdown and analysis of the movies some might call… a “Guilty Movie Pleasure”. Join us each week as Ben Begley and Jesse McIntosh breakdown your favorite films, from the classics to the yet to be seen; it’s all here under one banner… GUILTY MOVIE PLEASURES!

This week, Jesse and Ben talk about Kingsman: The Secret Service!

Kingsman: The Secret Service is a 2014 action spy comedy film co-written, co-produced and directed by Matthew Vaughn. The screenplay was written by Vaughn and Jane Goldman, based on the comic book series Kingsman, created by Dave Gibbons and Mark Millar. It follows the recruitment and training of a potential secret agent, Gary “Eggsy” Unwin (Taron Egerton), into a secret spy organisation. Eggsy joins a mission to tackle a global threat from Richmond Valentine (Samuel L. Jackson), a wealthy megalomaniac. The film also stars Colin Firth, Mark Strong, and Michael Caine.

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Dragon Con and Nerds Like Us | The Con Guy Comic-Con Prep Show

The Con Guy Comic-Con Prep Show brings you all the news and information you need to know before you attend a con. Whether it’s San Diego Comic Con, Wondercon, Amazing Con, or any others, The Con Guy has you covered.

Dragon Con, Long Beach Comic Con, Palm Springs Comic Con, and Bernie Bregman joins us from Nerds Like Us.

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Parker Coppins talks Disney XD’s Parker Plays | Millennial Hollywood with Dakota T. Jones

Popcorn Talk, the online broadcast network that features movie discussion, news, interviews, & commentary, proudly presents “Millennial Hollywood with Dakota T. Jones”. Each episode, Dakota will feature a special guest while discussing aspects of finding success in the Hollywood industry. They will share their stories while teaching you how to find the secret to becoming a successful millennial.

Parker Coppins joins Dakota T Jones on Millennial Hollywood to discuss his new show “Parker Plays”!

Parker is best known for his Youtube channel which has over 402,000 subscribers, where he
posts videos featuring video game play & other hilarious original content. Parker then caught the attention of Disney XD, which offered him the opportunity to create & host his own show titled “Parker Plays”. He is very involved in all aspects of the series, from production to editing. “Parker Plays” is airing now as part of Disney XD’s new programming block, DXP.

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Kevin Nealon, Actor/Comedian – I Blame Dennis Hopper on Popcorn Talk

“I Blame Dennis Hopper” is film aficionado and historian Illeana Douglas’ vodcast featuring exclusive interviews, discussion, and topical commentary from one of the industry’s most respected artists.

On today’s episode of “I Blame Dennis Hopper”, Kevin Nealon talks about his career.

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The Book of Mormon Musical Discussion – Broadway Breakdown

Hosts Briana Phipps and Jacque Borowski discuss the musical The Book of Mormon.

The Book of Mormon is a musical comedy about two young Mormon missionaries who travel to Africa to preach the Mormon religion. First staged in 2011, the play satirizes various Mormon beliefs and practices. The script, lyrics, and music were written by Robert Lopez, Trey Parker, and Matt Stone. Best known for creating the animated comedy South Park, Parker and Stone co-created the music with Lopez, the co-composer/co-lyricist of Avenue Q, and, subsequently, Frozen.

The Book of Mormon follows two Mormon missionaries as they attempt to share their scriptures with the inhabitants of a remote Ugandan village. The earnest young men are challenged by the lack of interest of the locals, who are preoccupied with more pressing troubles such as AIDS, famine, and oppression from the local warlord.

In 2003, Trey Parker, Robert Lopez, and Matt Stone began developing the musical, meeting sporadically for several years after Parker and Stone saw Avenue Q. Parker and Stone grew up in Colorado, and references to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints had been commonplace in their previous works. For research, the trio took a trip to Salt Lake City to meet with current and former Mormon missionaries. Beginning in 2008, developmental workshops were staged. The show’s producer, Scott Rudin, opted to open the show directly on Broadway.

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Dana Gould, Actor/Writer – I Blame Dennis Hopper on Popcorn Talk

“I Blame Dennis Hopper” is film aficionado and historian Illeana Douglas’ vodcast featuring exclusive interviews, discussion, and topical commentary from one of the industry’s most respected artists.

On today’s episode of “I Blame Dennis Hopper”, Dana Gould talks about his career.

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Guardians of the Galaxy (2014) Review | Action Movie Anatomy

Action Movie Anatomy hosts Ben Bateman and Andrew Ghai break down 2014’s Guardians of the Galaxy! Follow the show at @AMAPodcast and the hosts @BenBatemanMedia & @AndrewGhai!

Guardians of the Galaxy is a 2014 American superhero film based on the Marvel Comics superhero team of the same name, produced by Marvel Studios and distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures. It is the tenth film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. The film was directed by James Gunn, who wrote the screenplay with Nicole Perlman, and features an ensemble cast including Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista, Vin Diesel, Bradley Cooper, Lee Pace, Michael Rooker, Karen Gillan, Djimon Hounsou, John C. Reilly, Glenn Close, and Benicio del Toro. In Guardians of the Galaxy, Peter Quill forms an uneasy alliance with a group of extraterrestrial misfits who are fleeing after stealing a powerful artifact.

Dana Gould, Actor/Writer – I Blame Dennis Hopper on Popcorn Talk

“I Blame Dennis Hopper” is film aficionado and historian Illeana Douglas’ vodcast featuring exclusive interviews, discussion, and topical commentary from one of the industry’s most respected artists.

On today’s episode of “I Blame Dennis Hopper”, Dana Gould talks about his career.

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Fred Willard, Actor – I Blame Dennis Hopper on Popcorn Talk

“I Blame Dennis Hopper” is film aficionado and historian Illeana Douglas’ vodcast featuring exclusive interviews, discussion, and topical commentary from one of the industry’s most respected artists.

On today’s episode of “I Blame Dennis Hopper”, Fred Willard sits down with Illeana.

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Idiocracy (2006)… is a “Guilty Movie Pleasure”

Popcorn Talk Network proudly presents a vodcast that offers a glimpse into the movies we love to watch with breakdown and analysis of the movies some might call… a “Guilty Movie Pleasure”. Join us each week as Ben Begley and Jesse McIntosh breakdown your favorite films, from the classics to the yet to be seen; it’s all here under one banner… GUILTY MOVIE PLEASURES!

This week, Jesse and Ben talk about Idiocracy (2006)!

Idiocracy is a 2006 American satirical science fiction comedy film directed by Mike Judge and starring Luke Wilson, Maya Rudolph, and Dax Shepard. The film tells the story of two people who take part in a top-secret military human hibernation experiment, only to awaken 500 years later in a dystopian society where advertising, commercialism, and cultural anti-intellectualism have run rampant, and which is devoid of intellectual curiosity, social responsibility, and coherent notions of justice and human rights.

The film was not screened for critics and distributor 20th Century Fox was accused of abandoning the film. Despite its lack of a major theatrical release, which resulted in a mere $495,303 box office, the film received generally positive reviews from critics and has become a cult film.

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Fred Willard, Actor – I Blame Dennis Hopper on Popcorn Talk

“I Blame Dennis Hopper” is film aficionado and historian Illeana Douglas’ vodcast featuring exclusive interviews, discussion, and topical commentary from one of the industry’s most respected artists.

On today’s episode of “I Blame Dennis Hopper”, Fred Willard sits down with Illeana.

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Heather Matarazzo, Actress – I Blame Dennis Hopper on Popcorn Talk

“I Blame Dennis Hopper” is film aficionado and historian Illeana Douglas’ vodcast featuring exclusive interviews, discussion, and topical commentary from one of the industry’s most respected artists.

On today’s episode of “I Blame Dennis Hopper”, Heather Matarazzo talks about her career.

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Dana Delany, Actress/Producer – I Blame Dennis Hopper

“I Blame Dennis Hopper” is film aficionado and historian Illeana Douglas’ vodcast featuring exclusive interviews, discussion, and topical commentary from one of the industry’s most respected artists.

On today’s episode of “I Blame Dennis Hopper”,  Dana Delany talks about her career.

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Are We Living In IDIOCRACY? | Sci-Fi Weekly

Popcorn Talk Network proudly presents “Sci-Fi Weekly”, a weekly vodcast series that celebrates the futuristic world of Cinema Past and Present! This week hosts Zach Wilson and Jesse Klein discuss whether Mike Judge’s sci-fi film Idiocracy has come true and report all of your sci-fi news for the last week!

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Tara Reid talks Sharknado: The 4th Awakens on iTalk Movies

iTalk movies is a long-form interview series featuring leading members of the film community. In this episode, our hosts Phil Svitek and Derrial Christon interview Tara Reid in studio about Sharknado: The 4th Awakens on the Popcorn Talk Network.

Tara Reid (born November 8, 1975) is an American actress. She has acted on television shows such as Saved by the Bell: The New Class, Days of Our Lives, California Dreams, andScrubs and appeared in a 2013 episode of Tosh.0. Her film debut came in A Return to Salem’s Lot (1987), followed by The Big Lebowski (1998), Urban Legend (1998), and American Pie. She has since portrayed supporting as well as lead roles in several films, including Dr. T & the Women (2000), Josie and the Pussycats (2001), Van Wilder (2002), My Boss’s Daughter(2003), and Alone in the Dark (2005). She reprised her character Vicky in sequel filmsAmerican Pie 2 and American Reunion. In 2005, she had her own reality travel show on the E!network called Taradise, and in 2011, she was a housemate contestant in Celebrity Big Brother 8 which aired in the UK. In 2013, she starred alongside Ian Ziering in the SyFy television movie Sharknado, and continued in its two sequels: Sharknado 2: The Second One(2014) and Sharknado 3: Oh Hell No! (2015).

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Kara Royster talks Mono on iTalk Movies

iTalk movies is a long-form interview series featuring leading members of the film community. In this episode, our host Dakota T Jones interviews Kara Royster in studio about Mono on the Popcorn Talk Network.

Kara Royster’s 2016 has been going great so far! The On-The-Rise star who was seen in season 6 of “Pretty Little Liars” as Toby’s (Keegan Allen) girlfriend and Disney’s “K.C. Undercover” earlier this year, can be seen July 8th alongside Sam Lerner and Jake Paul in Fox Digital Studios’ “Mono.” “Mono” stars all your favorite digital and vine stars as it follows a group of nerds that run the school after all the popular kids get a case of mono!

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Maz Jobrani talks Jimmy Vestvood on iTalk Movies

iTalk movies is a long-form interview series featuring leading members of the film community. In this episode, our host Matt Ritter interviews Maz Jobrani in studio about Jimmy Vestvood on the Popcorn Talk Network. Maziyar “Maz” Jobrani (Persian: مازیار جبرانی‎‎; born February 26, 1972), also known as Persian Pink Panther, is an Iranian-American comedian and actor who is part of the “Axis of Evil” comedy group. The group appeared on a comedy special on Comedy Central. Jobrani has also appeared in numerous films, television shows, including Better Off Ted, on radio, and in comedy clubs. His filmography includes roles in The Interpreter, Friday After Next, and Dragonfly. @ThePopcornTalk

The Big Hit… is a “Guilty Movie Pleasure”

Popcorn Talk Network proudly presents a vodcast that offers a glimpse into the movies we love to watch with breakdown and analysis of the movies some might call… a “Guilty Movie Pleasure”. Join us each week as Ben Begley and Cameron Louis breakdown your favorite films, from the classics to the yet to be seen; it’s all here under one banner… GUILTY MOVIE PLEASURES! Rate us and Download on itunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/guilty-movie-pleasures/id909155875?mt=2 This week on GMP, Ben Begley and Cameron Louis break down The Big Hit! The Big Hit is a 1998 American action comedy film directed by Hong Kong filmmaker Che-Kirk Wong, and stars Mark Wahlberg, China Chow, Lou Diamond Phillips, Christina Applegate, Bokeem Woodbine, Antonio Sabato, Jr., Avery Brooks and Elliott Gould. The film was shot in Hamilton and Pickering, Ontario, Canada. Melvin Smiley (Mark Wahlberg) is a hitman leading a secret life and maintaining two relationships, one with the demanding and demeaning Chantel (Lela Rochon), who does not accept his work, and another with Pam (Christina Applegate), who knows nothing of his job. Melvin is somewhat of a pushover, trying to appease all of Chantel’s demands, even her most expensive wishes, as well as rolling over whenever one of his co-workers takes credit for his achievements. Perhaps as a result of his helplessness in asserting himself, throughout the early scenes Melvin is often seen drinking Maalox to relieve an incipient ulcer. This IS a Guilty Movie Pleasure… We’re talking about The Big Hit! #GMP Follow Ben on Twitter!

Double Dragon Review | Video Game Movie Anatomy

Video Game Movie Anatomy hosts break down Video Game inspired movies to answer the age old question: DO GAMES MAKE GOOD MOVIES?!?! In today’s episode, hosts Mark Donica, Stacey Shuttleworth and Patrick Dees break down Double Dragon. Double Dragon is a 1994 live-action film based on the video game series of the same name and directed by James Yukich. It stars Mark Dacascos and Scott Wolf as brothers Jimmy and Billy Lee, along with Alyssa Milano as Marian Delario and Robert Patrick as antagonist Koga Shuko. The film takes place in an earthquake-crippled Los Angeles in 2007; the city is styled as a mix between a post-apocalyptic and 80s/90s punk environment.

Little Witch Academia: The Enchanted Parade Review | Otaku Movie Anatomy

Otaku Movie Anatomy hosts review Little Witch Academia: The Enchanted Parade with special guest Laura Post! In Little Witch Academia: The Enchanted Parade, you can tell witch training is not going swimmingly for the young sorceresses Akko, Lotte, and Sucy—they face expulsion for screwing up one class too many, and their only way out is if they successfully organize their academy’s annual parade through a nearby town. But when they stumble upon the momentous discovery that the objective of the parade is to humiliate witches and commemorate their past subjugation, Akko decides it is time for a change: It is time to show the world how fantastic modern witches truly are! However, with the other girls struggling to keep up with Akko’s grandiose ambitions, and everything from mischievous boys to slumbering giants getting in their way, maybe pulling it off will require not only all the magical prowess the pupils of Luna Nova Magical Academy can muster, but also a miracle.

George Clooney Profile – Episode #48 (February 16th, 2016)

Popcorn Talk proudly presents Profiles with Malone and Mantz! In this vodcast series hosts Alicia Malone and Scott “Movie” Mantz break down and focus on some of the most prolific Hollywood directors, writers and actors in the entertainment industry – past & present. Comment and Rate us on iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/profiles/id908850713?mt=2 Today it’s all about George Clooney! George Timothy Clooney (born May 6, 1961) is an American actor, screenwriter, producer, director, and activist. He has received three Golden Globe Awards for his work as an actor and two Academy Awards, one for acting and the other for producing. Clooney made his acting debut on television in 1978, and later gained wide recognition in his role as Dr. Doug Ross on the long-running medical drama ER from 1994 to 1999, for which he received two Primetime Emmy Award nominations. While working on ER, he began attracting a variety of leading roles in films, including the superhero film Batman & Robin (1997) and the crime comedy Out of Sight (1998), in which he first worked with director Steven Soderbergh, who would become a long-time collaborator. In 1999, he took the lead role in Three Kings, a well-received war satire set during the Gulf War. In 2001, Clooney’s fame widened with the release of his biggest commercial success, the heist comedy Ocean’s Eleven, the first of the film trilogy, a remake of the 1960 film with Frank Sinatraas Danny Ocean. He made his directorial debut a year later with the biographical spy comedyConfessions of a Dangerous Mind, and has since directed the historical drama Good Night, and Good Luck (2005), the sports comedy Leatherheads (2008), the political drama The Ides of March (2011), and the war film The Monuments Men (2014). Follow Alicia on Twitter! Follow Scott on Twitter! SUBSCRIBE TO PROFILES ON ITUNES!

One Punch Man: Road to Hero Review | Otaku Movie Anatomy

Otaku Movie Anatomy hosts Michelle ChubbyBunny, Maxwell Song, and guest Diana Tolin review One Punch Man: Road To Hero! Based on the popular Manga One Punch Man, Road To Hero shows an early adventure in the story of Saitama as he defends City Z, but ultimately pay his rent!  

David Bowie’s Labyrinth | Watchalong!

Sync up your Blurays and join hosts Emma Fyffe, Meredith Placko, and Alana Jordan in watching Labyrinth! Labyrinth is a 1986 American adventure fantasy film directed by Jim Henson, executive produced by George Lucas, and based upon conceptual designs by Brian Froud. The film stars David Bowie as Jareth and Jennifer Connelly as Sarah. The plot revolves around 15-year-old Sarah’s quest to reach the center of an enormous otherworldly maze to rescue her infant brother Toby, who has been kidnapped by Jareth, the Goblin King. With the exception of Bowie and Connelly, most of the significant characters in the film are played by puppets produced by Jim Henson’s Creature Shop. Download, Rate and Review the Audio Version on iTunes! https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/watchalong!/id1050050922?mt=2

Star Wars Episode 5: The Empire Strikes Back | Watchalong!

Sync up your Blurays and join Jedi Alliance hosts Joseph Scrimshaw and Mark Donica in watching Star Wars Episode 5: The Empire Strikes Back with guest host Mike Black! The Empire Strikes Back (also known as Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back) is a 1980 American epic space opera film directed by Irvin Kershner. Leigh Brackett and Lawrence Kasdan wrote the screenplay, with George Lucas writing the film’s story and serving as executive producer. The second release in the Star Wars franchise, it was produced by Gary Kurtz for Lucasfilm Ltd. and stars Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford,Carrie Fisher, Billy Dee Williams, Anthony Daniels, David Prowse, Kenny Baker, Peter Mayhew and Frank Oz. The film is set three years after Star Wars. The Galactic Empire, under the leadership of the villainous Darth Vaderand the Emperor Palpatine, is in pursuit of Luke Skywalker and the rest of the Rebel Alliance. While Vader chases a small band of Luke’s friends—Han Solo, Princess Leia Organa, and others—across the galaxy, Luke studies theForce under Jedi Master Yoda. When Vader captures Luke’s friends, Luke must decide whether to complete his training and become a full Jedi Knight or to confront Vader and save them. Following a difficult production, The Empire Strikes Back was released on May 21, 1980. It received mixed reviews from critics initially but has since grown in esteem, becoming the most critically acclaimed chapter in the Star Warssaga; it is now widely regarded as one of the greatest films ever made. It became the highest-grossing film of 1980 and, to date, has earned more than $538 million worldwide from its original run and several re-releases. When adjusted for inflation, it is the 12th-highest-grossing film in North America. A sequel, titled Return of the Jedi, was released in 1983. In 2010, the film was selected for preservation in the National Film Registry by the Library of Congress for being “culturally, historically, and aesthetically significant.” Download, Rate and Review the Audio Version on iTunes! https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/watchalong!/id1050050922?mt=2

Demolition Man Review | Action Movie Anatomy

Action Movie Anatomy hosts Ben Bateman and Andrew Ghai break down Demolition Man! Demolition Man is a 1993 American science fiction action film directed by Marco Brambilla in his directorial debut. The film stars Sylvester Stallone and Wesley Snipes. The film was released in the United States on October 8, 1993. The film tells the story of two men: an evil crime lord and a risk-taking police officer. Cryogenically frozen in 1996, they are restored to life in the year 2032 to find mainstream society changed and all crime seemingly eliminated. Some aspects of the film allude to Aldous Huxley’s dystopian novel, Brave New World.

Son in Law… is a “Guilty Movie Pleasure”

Popcorn Talk Network proudly presents a vodcast that offers a glimpse into the movies we love to watch with breakdown and analysis of the movies some might call… a “Guilty Movie Pleasure”. Join us each week as Josh Macuga and Ben Begley breakdown your favorite films, from the classics to the yet to be seen; it’s all here under one banner… GUILTY MOVIE PLEASURES! Rate us and Download on itunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/guilty-movie-pleasures/id909155875?mt=2 This week on GMP, Ben Begley and Renee Dorian break down Son in Law with Leigh Parker and Matt Angel! Son in Law: Country girl Rebecca begins college in Los Angeles. There she meets Crawl, a student who is crazy, unpredictable and wild. During the holidays she brings him with her home. Her parents have never seen anything like him and are shocked when Rebecca tells them that they are engaged to be married. Two different worlds collide… This IS a Guilty Movie Pleasure… We’re talking about Son in Law! #GMP Follow Josh on Twitter! Follow Ben on Twitter!

Jane Fonda Profile – Episode #44 (November 24th, 2015)

Popcorn Talk proudly presents Profiles with Malone and Mantz! In this vodcast series hosts Alicia Malone and Scott “Movie” Mantz break down and focus on some of the most prolific Hollywood directors, writers and actors in the entertainment industry – past & present. Comment and Rate us on iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/profiles/id908850713?mt=2 Today it’s all about Jane Fonda… So of course we’re bringing you a special interview with Jane Fonda!! Jane Fonda (born Jayne Seymour Fonda; December 21, 1937) is an American actress, writer, political activist, formerfashion model and fitness guru. She is a two-time Academy Award winner. In 2014, she was the recipient of the American Film Institute AFI Life Achievement Award. Fonda made her Broadway debut in the 1960 play There Was a Little Girl, for which she received the first of two Tony Award nominations, and made her screen debut later the same year in Tall Story. She rose to fame in 1960s films such asPeriod of Adjustment (1962), Sunday in New York (1963), Cat Ballou (1965), Barefoot in the Park (1967) and Barbarella(1968). Her first husband was Barbarella director Roger Vadim. A seven-time Academy Award nominee, she received her first nomination for They Shoot Horses, Don’t They (1969) and went on to win two Best Actress Oscars in the 1970s forKlute (1971) and Coming Home (1978). Her other nominations were for Julia (1977), The China Syndrome (1979), On Golden Pond (1981) and The Morning After (1986). Her other major competitive awards include an Emmy Award for the 1984 TV film The Dollmaker, two BAFTA Awards for Julia and The China Syndrome and four Golden Globe Awards. “They Live” is available to rent or buy on iTunes: https://goo.gl/6ak6Iq   Follow Alicia on Twitter! Follow Scott on Twitter! SUBSCRIBE TO PROFILES ON ITUNES!

Gaspar Noé discusses Love on iTalk Movies

iTalk movies is a long-form interview series featuring leading members of the film community. In this episode, our host interviews Gaspar Noé from Love in studio on the Popcorn Talk Network. Gaspar Noé  is an Argentinian film director and screenwriter living in France. He is the son of Argentinian painter, writer and intellectual Luis Felipe Noé. Noé graduated from Louis Lumière College. He is mostly known for his three feature films I Stand Alone, Irréversible and Enter the Void. @ThePopcornTalk

Hocus Pocus | Watchalong!

Popcorn Talk Personalities sit in for a WatchAlong with Halloween! Join Marisa Serafini, Autumn Chiklis, and Roxy Striar for commentary on today’s movie! Download, Rate and Review the Audio Version on iTunes! https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/watchalong!/id1050050922?mt=2 Hocus Pocus is a 1993 American comedy fantasy film directed by Kenny Ortega, and stars Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker and Kathy Najimy as a trio of witches, the Sanderson Sisters, who are inadvertently resurrected by a cynical teenager, his younger sister and his girlfriend in the small town of Salem, Massachusetts. The film received negative reviews from critics during its theatrical release but has since become a cult film.

Halloween | Watchalong!

Popcorn Talk Personalities sit in for a WatchAlong with Halloween! Join HorrorFlix’s Cody Hall and Christian Ruvalcaba for commentary on today’s movie! Download, Rate and Review the Audio Version on iTunes! https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/watchalong!/id1050050922?mt=2 Halloween is a 1978 American independent slasher film directed and scored by John Carpenter, co-written with producerDebra Hill, and starring Donald Pleasence and Jamie Lee Curtis in her film debut. The film was the first installment in what has become the Halloween franchise. The plot is set in the fictional Midwestern town of Haddonfield, Illinois. On Halloweennight in 1963, a six-year-old Michael Myers dressed in a clown costume murders his older sister by stabbing her with a kitchen knife. Fifteen years later, Michael Myers, age 21, escapes from a psychiatric hospital, returns home, and stalksLaurie Strode and her friends. Michael’s psychiatrist Dr. Sam Loomis suspects Michael’s intentions, and follows him to Haddonfield to try to prevent him from killing. Halloween was produced on a budget of $300,000 and grossed $47 million at the box office in the United States, and $70 million worldwide, equivalent to $250 million as of 2014, becoming one of the most profitable independent films. Many critics credit the film as the first in a long line of slasher films inspired by Alfred Hitchcock‘s Psycho (1960). Halloweenhad many imitators and originated several clichés found in low-budget horror films of the 1980s and 1990s. Unlike many of its imitators, Halloween contains little graphic violence and gore. In 2006, it was selected for preservation in the United States National Film Registry by the Library of Congress as being “culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant”.

Freddy vs. Jason… is a “Guilty Movie Pleasure”

Popcorn Talk Network proudly presents a vodcast that offers a glimpse into the movies we love to watch with breakdown and analysis of the movies some might call… a “Guilty Movie Pleasure”. Join us each week as Josh Macuga and Ben Begley breakdown your favorite films, from the classics to the yet to be seen; it’s all here under one banner… GUILTY MOVIE PLEASURES! Rate us and Download on itunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/guilty-movie-pleasures/id909155875?mt=2 This week on GMP, Ben Begley and Josh Macuga break down Freddy vs. Jason with special guest Clarke Wolfe! Freddy vs. Jason (previously known as A Nightmare on Friday the 13th) is a 2003 American slasher action film directed by Ronny Yu. The film is a crossover between the Friday the 13th and A Nightmare on Elm Street franchises. It is the eleventh and eighth entries in their respective series, pitting Freddy Krueger and Jason Voorhees against each other. The film is also the last film in both the Friday the 13th and Nightmare on Elm Street franchises before they were both rebooted. In the film, Freddy (Robert Englund) has grown incapable of haunting people’s dreams as the citizens of Springwood, Ohio have mostly forgotten about Freddy with the passage of time, as well as the fact that the current generation of teenagers are kept ignorant of his existence. In order to regain his power, Freddy manipulates Jason (Ken Kirzinger), into resurrecting himself and traveling to Springwood to cause panic and fear, leading to rumors that Freddy has returned. However, while Jason succeeds in causing enough fear for Freddy to haunt the town again, Jason angers Freddy by depriving Krueger of his potential victims. This ultimately sends the two undying monsters into a violent conflict. This film marked Robert Englund‘s final appearance to date as Freddy Krueger, having portrayed him in all seven previousNightmare films and the 1980s TV series, as well as the first movie since Friday the 13th Part VII: The New Blood not to feature Kane Hodder as Jason Voorhees, having been replaced by Stuntman Ken Kirzinger who previously served as adouble for Hodder in the film Friday the 13th Part VIII: Jason Takes Manhattan. The film served as Grammy-winning R&Bsinger Kelly Rowland‘s debut as an actress. This IS a Guilty Movie Pleasure… We’re talking about Freddy Vs. Jason! #GMP Follow Josh on Twitter! Follow Ben on Twitter!

Matthew A. Brown, Ashley C. Williams, and Ryan Cooper discusses Julia on iTalk Movies

iTalk movies is a long-form interview series featuring leading members of the film community. In this episode, hosts Kristen Snyder and Ryan Malaty interview Matthew A. Brown, Ryan Cooper, and Ashley C. Williams from Julia in studio on the Popcorn Talk Network. @ThePopcornTalk

Back to the Future | Watchalong!

Popcorn Talk Personalities sit in for a WatchAlong with Back To The Future! Join Zach Wilson, Yael Tygiel and Mark Donica for commentary on today’s movie!

Back to the Future is a 1985 American comic science fiction film directed by Robert Zemeckis, written by Zemeckis and Bob Gale, produced by Gale and Neil Canton, and starring Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd, Lea Thompson, Crispin Glover and Thomas F. Wilson. Steven Spielberg, Kathleen Kennedy, and Frank Marshall served as executive producers. In the film, teenager Marty McFly (Fox) is sent back in time to 1955, where he meets his future parents in high school and accidentally becomes his mother’s romantic interest. Marty must repair the damage to history by causing his parents-to-be to fall in love, and with the help of eccentric scientist Dr. Emmett “Doc” Brown (Lloyd), he must find a way to return to 1985.

Zemeckis and Gale wrote the script after Gale mused upon whether he would have befriended his father if they had attended school together. Various film studios rejected the script until the financial success of Zemeckis’ Romancing the Stone. Zemeckis approached Spielberg, who agreed to produce the project at Amblin Entertainment, with Universal Pictures as distributor. The first choice for the role of Marty McFly was Michael J. Fox. However, he was busy filming his television seriesFamily Ties and the show’s producers would not allow him to star in the film. Consequently, Eric Stoltz was cast in the role. During filming, Stoltz and the filmmakers decided that the role was miscast, and Fox was again approached for the part. Now with more flexibility in his schedule and the blessing of his show’s producers, Fox managed to work out a timetable in which he could give enough time and commitment to both.

Back to the Future was released on July 3, 1985, grossing over $300 million worldwide, becoming the highest-grossing film of 1985. It won the Hugo Award for Best Dramatic Presentation, the Saturn Award for Best Science Fiction Film, and the Academy Award for Best Sound Effects Editing, as well as receiving three additional Academy Award nominations, five BAFTA nominations, and four Golden Globe nominations, including Best Motion Picture (Musical or Comedy). Ronald Reagan even quoted the film in his 1986 State of the Union Address.[5][6] In 2007, the Library of Congress selected it for preservation in the National Film Registry, and in June 2008 the American Film Institute‘s special AFI’s 10 Top 10 designated the film as the 10th-best film in the science fiction genre. The film marked the beginning of a franchise, with two sequels, Back to the Future Part II (1989) and Back to the Future Part III (1990), as well as an animated series, theme park ride, several video games and a forthcoming musical.

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Monster Squad… is a “Guilty Movie Pleasure”

Popcorn Talk Network proudly presents a vodcast that offers a glimpse into the movies we love to watch with breakdown and analysis of the movies some might call… a “Guilty Movie Pleasure”. Join us each week as Josh Macuga and Ben Begley breakdown your favorite films, from the classics to the yet to be seen; it’s all here under one banner… GUILTY MOVIE PLEASURES! This week on GMP, Ben Begley and Josh Macuga break down Monster Squad with the hosts of Action Movie Anatomy, Ben Bateman and Andrew Ghai! The Monster Squad is a 1987 horror comedy film written by Shane Black and Fred Dekker and directed by Dekker (who also wrote and directed Night of the Creeps); Peter Hyams was one of the executive producers. It was released by Tri-Star Pictures on August 14, 1987. The film features the Universal Monsters (re-imagined by a team of special effects artists including Stan Winston), led by Count Dracula. They, in turn, combat a group of savvy kids out to keep them from controlling the world. This IS a Guilty Movie Pleasure… We’re talking about Monster Squad! #GMP Follow Josh on Twitter! Follow Ben on Twitter!

Star Wars Episode 1: The Phantom Menace | Watchalong!

The Jedi Alliance hosts sit in for a WatchAlong with Star Wars Episode 1: The Phantom Menace! Join Mark Donica & Joseph Scrimshaw for commentary on today’s movie! Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace (also known by its subtitle, The Phantom Menace) is a 1999 Americanepic space opera film written and directed by George Lucas, produced by Lucasfilm and distributed by Universal. The first installment in the Star Wars prequel trilogy, the film stars Liam Neeson, Ewan McGregor, Natalie Portman, Jake Lloyd, Ian McDiarmid, Ahmed Best, Ray Park, Anthony Daniels, Kenny Baker, Pernilla August and Frank Oz. The film was Lucas’ first production as a film director after a 22-year hiatus following the original Star Wars film, and his fourth film overall. The film’s narrative follows the Jedi Knight Qui-Gon Jinn and his apprentice Obi-Wan Kenobi. They escort and protectQueen Amidala, who is traveling from the planet Naboo to the planet Coruscant, hoping to find a peaceful end to a large-scale interplanetary trade dispute. The story also features a young Anakin Skywalker before he became a Jedi; he is introduced as a young slave boy who appears to have unusually strong nascent powers of the Force and must contend with the mysterious return of the Sith. Lucas began production of this film after he concluded that film special effects had advanced to the level he wanted for the fourth film in the saga. Filming started on June 26, 1997, at locations including Leavesden Film Studios and the Tunisian desert. Its visual effects included extensive use of computer-generated imagery (CGI); some of its characters and settings were completely computerized and did not exist in the real world.

Sigourney Weaver Profile – Episode #40 (October 6th, 2015)

Popcorn Talk proudly presents Profiles with Malone and Mantz! In this vodcast series hosts Alicia Malone and Scott “Movie” Mantz break down and focus on some of the most prolific Hollywood directors, writers and actors in the entertainment industry – past & present. Today it’s all about Sigourney Weaver… So who else to discuss Sigourney than with Ivan Reitman, James Cameron, and Sigourney Weaver herself!. Sigourney Weaver (born Susan Alexandra Weaver; October 8, 1949) is an American actress and film producer. Following her film debut as a minor character in Annie Hall, she quickly came to prominence in 1979 with her first lead role as Ellen Ripley in Alien. She reprised the role in three sequels: Aliens (1986), for which she was nominated for anAcademy Award Best Actress; Alien 3 (1992), and Alien: Resurrection (1997). Weaver is also known for her starring roles in the box-office hits Ghostbusters (1984), Ghostbusters II (1989), and Avatar(2009). A seven-time Golden Globe Award nominee, she won both Best Actress in Drama and Best Supporting Actress for her work in the 1988 films Gorillas in the Mist and Working Girl, becoming the first to have won two acting Golden Globes in the same year. For her role in the 1997 film The Ice Storm, she won the BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role. Additionally, she has received three Academy Award nominations, three Emmy Award nominations, and two Saturn Awards. On stage she was nominated for a Drama Desk Award for the 1980 Off-Broadway play Das Lusitania Songspiel and received a Tony Award nomination for the 1984 original Broadway production of Hurlyburly. In 2013, she returned to Broadway for the first time in over 15 years in the original production of Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, which won the Tony Award for Best Play. Her other films include The Year of Living Dangerously (1983), Dave (1993), Death and the Maiden (1994), Copycat (1995), A Map of the World (1999), Galaxy Quest (1999), and Prayers for Bobby (2009). Weaver acquired the nickname of “The Sci-Fi Queen” for her numerous contributions to science-fiction film history, including minor roles in successful works such as Futurama (2002), WALL-E (2008), Paul (2011) and The Cabin in the Woods (2012). Follow Alicia on Twitter! Follow Scott on Twitter! SUBSCRIBE TO PROFILES ON ITUNES!

Straight Outta Compton | Anatomy of a Movie

AOM hosts Joe Braswell (@JoeKBraswell), Akili Shine (@AkiliShine), Roxy Striar (@RoxyStriar) and Phil Svitek (@PDSvitek) discuss the 2015 movie Straight Outta Compton with guest Aeriel Miranda. traight Outta Compton is a 2015 American biographical drama film directed by F. Gary Gray. The film revolves around the rise and fall of the Compton, California hip hop group N.W.A and borrows its title from the name of their 1988 debut studio album. Depicted in its cast are rappers Ice Cube (O’Shea Jackson, Jr.), Dr. Dre (Corey Hawkins), Eazy-E (Jason Mitchell), and manager Jerry Heller (Paul Giamatti). The film was released on August 14, 2015 and received highly positive reviews from fans and critics. The real life Ice Cube and Dr. Dre worked with the filmmakers as co-producers. An album inspired by the film, Compton, was released by Dr. Dre on August 7, 2015.

Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure… is a “Guilty Movie Pleasure”

Popcorn Talk Network proudly presents a vodcast that offers a glimpse into the movies we love to watch with breakdown and analysis of the movies some might call… a “Guilty Movie Pleasure”. Join us each week as Josh Macuga and Ben Begley breakdown your favorite films, from the classics to the yet to be seen; it’s all here under one banner… GUILTY MOVIE PLEASURES! This week on GMP, Ben Begley and Josh Macuga break down Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure!!!!! Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure is a 1989 American science fiction comedy buddy film and the first film in the Bill & Ted franchise in which two slackers travel through time to assemble a menagerie of historical figures for their high school history presentation. The film was written by Chris Matheson and Ed Solomon and directed by Stephen Herek. It stars Keanu Reeves as Ted “Theodore” Logan, Alex Winter as Bill S. Preston, Esquire, and George Carlin as Rufus. Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure received reviews which were mostly positive upon release and was commercially successful. It is now considered a cult classic. A sequel, Bill & Ted’s Bogus Journey, was released two years later. This IS a Guilty Movie Pleasure… We’re talking about Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure! #GMP Follow Josh on Twitter! Follow Ben on Twitter!

Samuel L. Jackson Profile – Episode #37 (August 4th, 2015)

Popcorn Talk proudly presents Profiles with Malone and Mantz! In this vodcast series hosts Alicia Malone and Scott “Movie” Mantz break down and focus on some of the most prolific Hollywood directors, writers and actors in the entertainment industry – past & present. Today it’s all about Samuel L Jackson. Samuel Leroy Jackson (born December 21, 1948) is an American actor and film producer. He achieved prominence and critical acclaim in the early 1990s with films such as Jungle Fever (1991), Patriot Games (1992), Amos & Andrew (1993),True Romance (1993), Jurassic Park (1993) and his collaborations with director Quentin Tarantino in the films Pulp Fiction(1994) and Jackie Brown (1997). He is a highly prolific actor, appearing in over 100 films, including Die Hard with a Vengeance (1995), Unbreakable (2000), Shaft (2000), The 51st State (2001), Black Snake Moan (2006), Snakes on a Plane(2006) and the Star Wars prequel trilogy (1999–2005), as well as the Marvel Cinematic Universe. With Jackson’s permission, his likeness was used for the Ultimate version of the Marvel Comics character Nick Fury. He later cameoed as the character in a post-credits scene from Iron Man (2008), and went on to sign a nine-film commitment to reprise this role in future films, including major roles in Iron Man 2 (2010), Marvel’s The Avengers (2012), Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014) and Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015) and minor roles in Thor (2011) and Captain America: The First Avenger (2011). He has also portrayed the character in the second and final episode of the first season of the TV showMarvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.. Jackson has achieved critical and commercial acclaim, surpassing Frank Welker as the actor with the highest grossing film total of all time in October 2011, and he has received numerous accolades and awards. He is married to LaTanya Richardson, with whom he has a daughter, Zoe. Samuel L. Jackson is ranked as the highest all-time box office star with over $4.572 billion total box office gross, an average of $70.3 million per film. Follow Alicia on Twitter! Follow Scott on Twitter! SUBSCRIBE TO PROFILES ON ITUNES!

Minions Review | Anatomy Of A Movie

AOM hosts Demetri Panos, John Comerford, Sara Stretton, and Phil Svitek discuss the 2015 movie Minions. Minions is a 2015 American 3D computer-animated family comedy film,[8] and a prequel/spin-off to the Despicable Mefranchise. Produced by Illumination Entertainment for Universal Pictures, the film was written by Brian Lynch, directed byPierre Coffin and Kyle Balda, and produced by Chris Meledandri and Janet Healy.[9] The film stars Coffin (as the Minions),Sandra Bullock, Jon Hamm, Michael Keaton, Allison Janney, Steve Coogan, and narrated by Geoffrey Rush. The film was first foreshadowed in the ending credits of Despicable Me 2, where Stuart, Kevin, and Bob, three of the Minions, are seen auditioning for the film.[10] Minions premiered on June 11, 2015, in London, and was released in the United States on July 10, 2015 to mixed reviews, and has grossed over $444 million.