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Large Popcorn: A Movie Podcast

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Large Popcorn is a movie podcast where friends have elevated discussions about all things film in the least pretentious way possible. Each week, join host Cristian Macias and a guest as they discuss recent movie news and give their opinions on that week's marquee topic of the show. You can keep up with the show via twitter @largepopcornpod and on letterboxd for a list of all movies discussed on the show.

Large Popcorn is a movie podcast where friends have elevated discussions about all things film in the least pretentious way possible. Each week, join host Cristian Macias and a guest as they discuss recent movie news and give their opinions on that week's marquee topic of the show. You can keep up with the show via twitter @largepopcornpod and on letterboxd for a list of all movies discussed on the show.

Location:

United States

Description:

Large Popcorn is a movie podcast where friends have elevated discussions about all things film in the least pretentious way possible. Each week, join host Cristian Macias and a guest as they discuss recent movie news and give their opinions on that week's marquee topic of the show. You can keep up with the show via twitter @largepopcornpod and on letterboxd for a list of all movies discussed on the show.

Language:

English


Episodes

The Matrix: Reloaded + Revolutions (2003)

11/23/2021
047: Jack in, baby - it's time to re-enter the world of THE MATRIX on this week's episode when Hugo Pinai and Jackson Wells return to discuss the series sequels: Reloaded, Revolutions, and the Animatrix! Let's discuss determinism, philosophy, cyber jesus, hero deconstruction, and excitement for Resurrections. I swear, we're normally not this pretentious. Every beginning has an end. The Concession Stand Timestamps Socials linktreeLargePopcornPodisoCristianmy letterboxd profileDial-in to...

Duration:01:44:23

The Harder They Fall (2021)

11/16/2021
046: On today's episode, Kale Ryder returns to the show as we journey to the old west with Jeymes Samuel's The Harder They Fall. Let's discuss race, power, the reclamation of space, vengeance, Jonathan Majors, and just overall cool filmmaking. And before you ask, yes, we somehow manage to bring up Evangelion again. Is the devil dead? Tune in and find out. Reel Round-Up Timestamps Socials linktreeLargePopcornPodisoCristianmy letterboxd profileDial-in to the show via...

Duration:01:04:34

The French Dispatch (2021)

11/9/2021
045: Story #1 << The French Dispatch >> by Cristian Macias and guest Ryan Smith Reel Round-Up Timestamps Socials isoCristianmy letterboxd profileDial-in to the show via SpeakPipe!Criterion Challenge 2021@ryanthelion3055@penconquest

Duration:00:58:28

Dune (2021)

11/2/2021
044: Arrakis -- Dune -- Desert Planet. We journey to the land of sand and spice on this very special episode of Large Popcorn with returning guest, Hugo Pinai. Listen as we discuss the film elements that make DUNE one of Denis' best and how he managed to film the "unfilmable." Plus, Hugo offers his spoiler free review of Marvel's ETERNALS. Don't be afraid to listen - fear is the mind killer. The Concession Stand Reel Round-Up Timestamps Show Notes Denis breaks down the Gom Jabbar...

Duration:01:30:42

No Time to Die (2021)

10/26/2021
043: On today's episode, film student Benjamin Weeks returns to talk about the latest 007 movie starring Daniel Craig, No Time to Die. Let's discuss the Craig-Bond era of 007 movies and what elevates the character of James beyond tropey/problematic action hero to become a beloved character of the series. What's your favorite Craig-Bond movie? (Also, yooooooo this episode drops on my birthday - whaddup!!) Concession Stand Reel Round-Up Timestamps Show Notes PlayStation: The official...

Duration:01:11:09

The Guest (2014)

10/19/2021
042: On this week's show, we're joined by the co-founder of Point in Progress and Tech Raptor's newest video editor, Mario Rivera! Join us as we discuss the cult 2014 thriller, The Guest. Let's discuss masculinity, military conditioning, and horror tropes! Be careful who you let in on this very special episode... The Director's Chair Socials LargePopcornPodisoCristianmy letterboxd profileCriterion Challenge 2021nightmutecityThatMarioRiveraPointInProgress

Duration:01:04:23

Art of Self-Defense (2019)

10/12/2021
041: On this week's show, we're joined by Twitch streamer Kitsugoi to talk about the 2018 dark humor film, The Art of Self-Defense! Join us as we discuss loneliness, toxic masculinity, and the marginalization of women. Oh, and we also talk about 7/11 hot dogs... You don't want to miss this one! The Director's Chair Socials isoCristianmy letterboxd profileDial-in to the show via SpeakPipe!Criterion Challenge 2021KitSugoitwitch.tv/KitSugoiKit's bonfire

Duration:00:58:46

Four Lions (2010)

10/5/2021
040: Islam returns to this week's podcast for our most insane episode yet with the British dark comedy, Four Lions. Theres just as much to learn from the movie as there is to laugh at. However, we do advise a CONTENT WARNING ahead of the show. Otherwise, quit listening to shaytan's wassa wassa and tune into the show! The Concession Stand Reel Round-Up Socials isoCristianmy letterboxd profileDial-in to the show via SpeakPipe!Criterion Challenge 2021twitch.tv/iDibajeidibaje

Duration:01:19:44

Ghostbusters (1984)

9/28/2021
039: It's time for an 80s classic on this week's Large Popcorn when filmmaker Aaron Roetcisoender guests the show. Join as we head into the world of ghosts and the Environmental Protection Agency with GHOSTBUSTERS. Does the film still hold up or is it childhood nostalgia? Find out on this week's podcast - just don't cross the streams! Reel Round-Up Timestamps Socials isoCristianmy letterboxd profileDial-in to the show via SpeakPipe!Criterion Challenge 2021AaronRoots427Aaron on...

Duration:01:09:27

Returnal (Video Game)

9/21/2021
038: For the very first time, Large Popcorn covers a video game! Join us as we discuss trauma, subject, and the weird in Housemarque's AAA rouge-lite, Returnal. We also try to dissect the new Matrix: Resurrections trailer! Don't fear the reaper, this is quite the episode you don't want to miss! The Concession Stand Reel Round-Up Timestamps Show Notes The Matrix Resurrections trailer Socials isoCristianmy letterboxd profileDial-in to the show via SpeakPipe!Criterion Challenge...

Duration:01:29:05

The Proposal (2009)

9/14/2021
037: On today's episode, the host of Stats on Stats, Richey Dolphus, joins us to talk about the late 2000s Rom-Com classic, The Proposal. Let's discuss if Sandra Bullock truly is the GOAT of rom-com films. We also take an in-depth look at the Spider-Man No Way Home trailer to make predictions for the movie! Reel Round-Up Timestamps Show Notes The Proposal on IMDb Socials isoCristianmy letterboxd profileDial-in to the show via SpeakPipe!Criterion Challenge 2021@Richdolphus

Duration:00:59:28

Batman Beyond: Return of the Joker (2000)

9/7/2021
036: On today's very nostalgic episode, #1 Cat in the Hat fan and Twitch streamer DJ Gillard joins the show to talk about 2000's cyberpunk Gotham film, Batman Beyond: Return of the Joker. From it's dark story, incredible homage to the bat-mythos, and inspiring themes, it's easy to see why Return of the Joker is one of the best Batman films. Oh, and we also talk about the Annapurna game, Twelve Minutes. The Concession Stand The Director's Chair Timestamps Show Notes Batman Beyond:...

Duration:01:03:41

Jennifer's Body (2009)

8/31/2021
035: On today's episode, Twitch streamer Kale Ryder joins the show to talk about the 2009 campy horror flick, Jennifer's Body. Do we also talk about Neon Genesis Evangelion and the Joker for some reason, sure! Otherwise, join us as we discuss Megan Fox, Hollywood's failings, and what femininity can teach us about the patriarchy. The Concession Stand debut! Reel Round-Up Timestamps Show Notes Jenifer's Body on IMDb Socials isoCristianmy letterboxd profileDial-in to the show via...

Duration:01:07:09

Toy Story (1995)

8/24/2021
034: Another exciting week as the one and only Cameron Hawkins joins the show to talk the original and iconic Pixar film, Toy Story! We also get on a massive Spider-Man 2 tangent and, let me tell you, the hot takes in that segment are absolutely insane. So listen in because you've always got a friend in us! And let us know what you think is the best Pixar film Reel Round-Up Timestamps Show Notes Scarlett Johansson suing Disney21 years ago, Tobey Maguire cast as Spider-ManTravis Jack’s...

Duration:01:05:09

The Green Knight (2021)

8/17/2021
033: On today's episode, Cristian finally puts his MA to use as Jackson Wells rejoins the show to analyze David Lowery's newest film, The Green Knight. Listen as the two attempt to synthesize the cerebral film's postmodern take on the chivalric themes of the original text, fan over Dev Patel's disheveled look, and somehow forget to bring up Neon Genesis Evangelion for that one scene. What are you waiting for? Join the round table and indulge us in this game by listening! The Director's...

Duration:01:07:22

13 Going on 30 (2004)

8/10/2021
032: Love is indeed a battlefield on today's episode when special guest Emmett Watkins Jr. joins the show to talk the early 00s iconic Rom-Com, 13 Going on 30. Hang out with us as we discuss themes of confidence, honesty, and coming-of-age, the impact Rom-Coms have in our lives, and, of course, that Thriller dance sequence. Is 13 Going on 30 one of the best Rom-Coms ever? Does the movie do the kid-becomes-adult trope better than Big? And are we allowed to simp over Jennifer Garner AND Mark...

Duration:01:10:11

Minority Report (2002)

8/3/2021
031: On today's episode, Hugo Pinai makes his triumphant return to the show to discuss yet another sci-fi movie, Steven Spielberg's Minority Report. Come listen to us talk about sci-fi aesthetics, utopia vs dystopia, ethics, and more! It would be a (pre)crime if you decided not to listen. Reel Round-Up + The Director’s Chair Timestamps Show Notes Lessons from the Screenplay - When the story world becomes the villainSocials isoCristianmy letterboxd profileCriterion Challenge...

Duration:01:17:10

Love, Simon (2018)

7/27/2021
030: On this special episode of Large Popcorn, friend of the show Ethan Brannon joins to talk about his favorite film, Love, Simon. Join us as we talk about queer representation and the impact Love, Simon had for many people in the queer community as an inspiration for coming out. A romcom all about self discovery and iced coffees, this is one you don't want to miss. Reel Round-Up Director's Chair Timestamps Show Notes IMDbAdam Driver to perform cunnilingus and sing an original song in...

Duration:01:02:26

F9 (2021)

7/20/2021
029: It's all about family when the host of Anime Nation of The Penultimate Conquest, Ryan Smith, joins the show to talk about the newest entry in the Fast & Furious franchise, F9. Let's talk about what makes these car actions movies so successful, it's growing cast, what we expect for the final films, and, of course, Paul Walker. Vamos bandoleros and listen in! Reel Round-Up Timestamps Show Notes IMDb Socials isoCristianmy letterboxd profileCriterion Challenge...

Duration:00:43:09

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

7/13/2021
028: On today's show, the host of Patch Notes, Ceasar Torres, joins us to talk about the 2018 Oscar winning animated feature film, Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse. Listen as we discuss BIPOC representation, trauma, family dynamics, perseverance, and how much we miss Stan Lee. Take a leap of faith and listen to the show! After all, anyone can wear the mask... What do you think we see in the upcoming sequel? Reel Round-Up items include Timestamps Show Notes IMDb Socials isoCristianmy...

Duration:01:06:38