Today we talk about our first experiences with Wes Anderson’s stop motion filmmaking with Isle Of Dogs, appreciating how hosting the show has exposed us to so many different kinds of directors and styles of films that we never would have watched had we not done the podcast. We hope that you’ll go see films that are out of your wheelhouse as well, and come back to listen to today’s episode of the Stale Popcorn Podcast!
⚬ Do you smell what The Rock is cooking? That’s what we’re asking you today on this episode as we discuss the latest film starring the People’s Champ, Rampage. Jordan saw this one, and even though Josh didn’t see it, he feels like he’s probably seen it before with some variation here and there.
⚬ WrestleMania was last week, and Josh was able to convince Jordan to give it a try. Is Jordan now the biggest wrestling fan this side of the Stale Popcorn Podcast? Or was this just a one-off? And if we were wrestlers, what would our catchphrases be? Let’s see if Jordan can create one on the spot. Because Josh has young children, his would likely be some form of, “It’s time to flush the toilet,” and his finisher would most definitely be, “THE TOILET BOMB!” Let’s get that trademarked as soon as possible.
⚬ Speaking more on The Rock, which version do we prefer? Is it early, learning-the-acting-ropes Rock, where we were treated to such gems as The Tooth Fairy, Walking Tall, The Game Plan, and The Rundown? Or would we rather watch this current iteration of the Great One, the one that rips turret guns off of helicopters or flexes enough to break through an arm cast? We have an answer to this question, and it may surprise you.
⚬ As always, thanks for listening! Now go and be the best version of YOU! Or we’ll lay the smack down on you!
TODAY WILL BE THE ONLY EPISODE THIS WEEK! Let us know how you have like the 3 episode format.
Today on the show we talk about the hype around Wrestlemania and how Jordan just doesn’t get it, like, at all. We also talk about the remarkable film by John Krasinski starring himself and Emily Blunt. Will it live up to the hype? Did all that publicity pay off? Find out on today’s episode of the Stale Popcorn Podcast
Today we talk about the newest thing we are devoting our brains too. It’s a combined 110,000 words of writing between your two hosts for the wonderful Camp Nanowrimo event. We talk about our views on writing and the writing process, and we look with optimism at what we think a months worth of writing will bring us. You can write your own project his month at campnanhwrimo.com
Hey everyone! It’s the start of the new month, and that means it’s time to look ahead at what is coming to your theaters in the month of April. Jordan also takes time to talk about an issue he’s had with his local theater, and we hold a grudge against Jumangi: Welcome To The Jungle
Today we get a little political as some Kentucky legislation hits close to home, but we also talk about the very fun Spielberg film Ready Player One and give out thoughts on the pop culture referencing hit that is the Spielberg’s most successful film in over a decade. Buckle up!
Today we dive into our own world and tell you about other podcast that you should check out, apart from us of course.
Today we discuss the super powers of 1$ stores, and we talk through the film Unsane, which was completely filmed on an iPhone X. Proving that anyone can make a film worth watching!
Today Jordan and Josh discuss the joys and trouble of interacting with every day people in the outside world, and we also talk about the film Pacific Rim: Uprising staring John Boyega and debate weather the film is worth your time. Enjoy!!
Today we take a trip back in time to a little show that would become, in our opinion, the greatest television show of all time. Of course, we are talking about the American Office. Today we reminisce about the show, talk about what all the actors are up to currently, and give our thoughts on the parts of the show that the writers didn’t quite get right. So grab your red tomatoes and aim strait for Toby’s face, cause today’s an all out Office episode!
Today we discuss our history in the world of video games, from 8 bit to micro-transactions. We also talk about the newly revealed Smash Bros. trailer and I try to convert Josh into a lean, mean, fighting Smash Bro. It’s all controllers on deck today, with our first ever, all video game episode.
Today we strap on our hiking boots and string our bows with the film Tomb Raider, staring Alicia Vikander. We give our thoughts on this film and reveal if this is actually a good movie based on a video game. We also discuss some other video game inspired films and talk about our topics for the rest of the week.
Hey. You didn’t watch the Oscars. Not many did (26 million ≠ many) and we’re going to tell you why that was probably the case and what the Academy needs to do if they want to get people interested in the ceremony again.
Today we talk about the slasher horror film Strangers: Prey At Night, praising the job of Emma Bellomy, while not praising the rest of the film nearly as much. We also talk about the common tropes of this kind of film and where we think they fit in the overall scene of cinema.
It is with great sadness that we report the failure that is A Wrinkle in Time. At one time, AWIT looked to have so much possibility and wonder, intrigue and magic. A nice trailer, an interesting premise, and…Oprah!
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