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Reviewing upcoming movies, recommending TV series, and offering a parents' guide to all the big blockbusters.

Reviewing upcoming movies, recommending TV series, and offering a parents' guide to all the big blockbusters.

Reviewing upcoming movies, recommending TV series, and offering a parents' guide to all the big blockbusters.
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Salt Lake City, UT

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Reviewing upcoming movies, recommending TV series, and offering a parents' guide to all the big blockbusters.

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English


Episodes

Ep. 63: The episode where we say goodbye (for now)

2/3/2018
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In our shortest episode yet, Faith bids fond farewell to our listeners as the KSL Popcorn Report podcast is going on hiatus (at least for now.)We've enjoyed the conversations and hope that you've enjoyed listening. We are hopeful that the podcast will resume in the future when we all get less busy and with a new Entertainment section editor since Faith is shifting roles at KSL.com.

Duration:00:06:00

Ep. 63: Sundance Film Festival 2018 + past entries

1/19/2018
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Faith (the noobie) and Travis (the veteran) chat about the Sundance Film Festival that's now in full swing. They also chat about past local conventions (the Outdoor Retailer) and why it has since moved out of state and if that could happen to Sundance in the future. They also chat about the movies in theaters this week and past Sundance submission, "Brigbsy Bear."

Duration:00:34:53

Ep. 62: Looking back at 2017's movies & celebrities we lost

1/5/2018
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Faith and Travis use the first episode of 2018 to reflect on the highs and lows of 2017's movies including what the best movies of the year were, celebrities we said goodbye to, and movies you should have watched that you probably didn't. Listen in for some good debates, and as always, share you feedback by tweeting us @kslpopreport.

Duration:00:45:04

Ep. 61: *SPOILERS* Is "Star Wars: The Last Jedi" the best in the series?

12/15/2017
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The gang is back together to discuss arguably the year's biggest movie. Travis, Dave, John and Faith debate on whether "Star Wars: The Last Jedi" is the best in the Star Wars series. Take note that there are lots of spoilers so don't listen until after you have watched the movie. They also chat about "The Shape of Water" and whether a lot of the recent indie films (here's looking at you, "Lady Bird") deserve their high ratings. Then, in continuing our KSL Movie Club theme for this month...

Duration:00:52:21

Ep. 60: New rated R Star Trek + directors with a 3-successful-movies streak

12/8/2017
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Faith and Travis chat about Quentin Tarantino signing on to make the latest Star Trek movie — which will reportedly be rated R. What would that even look like? They also talk about directors who have a streak of three successful movies in a row (it's harder to do than you might think!) And they finish up with this week's KSL Movie Club pick: "Winter's Bone."

Duration:00:27:28

Ep. 59: The new Avengers trailer, Is MoviePass worth it? and "Psych: The Movie"

12/1/2017
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Faith and Travis chat about some of the big news of the week including the trailer for "Avengers: Infinity War" (we really want to know why they turned Thanos pink?)Salt Lake City also gained the right as one of three cities to get the screening of "Psych" The Movie" so they chat about the "Psychos" in Utah. The duo also dive into if MoviePass is worth the $10 a month and some of the pros and cons of it. Then they finish up with this month's KSL Movie Club: movies that make us cold.

Duration:00:32:13

Ep. 58: "Justice League" & more foodie movies to get you ready for Thanksgiving

11/17/2017
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Faith and Dave talk about the latest DC movie, "Justice League." Is it OK for kids? How does it compare to the other DC offerings? Listen in to hear their take. They also chat about the rest of this month's KSL Movie Club picks: "The Founder," "Hundred-Foot Journey" and "Jiro Dreams of Sushi." Warning: Hearing about these foodie movies will make you hungry.

Duration:00:36:39

Ep. 57: The Hollywood sex assault mess + Review of "Daddy's Home 2"

11/10/2017
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After a three month hiatus, we are back! Faith and Travis talk about the onslaught of sex assaults that are being brought to light in the entertainment industry. They also dive into the movies coming out this week (Daddy's Home 2 and Murder on the Orient Express.) Plus, listen to the end for some foodie movie recommendations to get you in the mood for Thanksgiving!

Duration:00:35:27

Ep. 56: Review for "Wish Upon" & "War for the Planet of the Apes"

7/14/2017
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In this episode, Faith & Dave chat about some of the movie offerings in theaters this weekend: "War for the Planet of the Apes" and "Wish Upon." Listen in to hear their reviews on both and if they are worth the trip to the theater (spoiler: one is and one isn't.) They also chat about this week's KSL Movie Club pick: "The Godfather: Part II." What are your thoughts on the 3 1/2 hour long movie that critics have been raving about for 30 years? Let us know by tweeting us @KSLPopReport.

Duration:00:34:47

Ep 55: Was "Spider-Man: Homecoming" worth a third reboot for the super hero?

7/7/2017
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In this episode, Travis, Curt and Faith chat about the overwhelming number of Spider-Man movies and reboots over the past 15 years (this is No. 6 in that time frame.)Is this the movie that finally revitalizes the Spider-Man franchise and gets it right? Listen in to find out Travis' answer to that question. They also launch this month's KSL Movie Club: our favorite sequels. Today's pick was "Hunger Games: Catching Fire." Do you think it's a good sequel? Was it better than the original?...

Duration:00:34:18

Ep. 54: New "Jumanji" trailer & "Despicable Me 3"

6/30/2017
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In this episode, Faith and John chat about Thursday's release of the first trailer for "Jumanji: Into the Jungle." And how does "Despicable Me 3" stack up to the other movies in the franchise? Listen in to hear John's take.

Duration:00:20:05

Ep. 53: The underground studio, "Baby Driver," "Sandlot" and "Cool Hand Luke"

6/24/2017
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With Faith on vacation this week, Travis and Curt try to figure out technology in an underground studio while discussing "Baby Driver," "The Sandlot" and "Cool Hand Luke."

Duration:00:34:51

Ep. 52: Reviews on "Cars 3, "47 Meters Down" & "The Book of Henry"

6/16/2017
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In this episode, Travis, Curt and Faith chat about some of the movies hitting theaters this weekend including "Cars 3," "47 Meters Down," and "The Book of Henry." Listen in to see what Travis thought about them and if they are worth seeing. The trio also dive into this week's KSL Movie Club pick: "What About Bob?"

Duration:00:31:05

Ep. 51: Review of "My Cousin Rachel" and "The Mummy"

6/9/2017
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In this episode, Travis, John and Faith chat about several movies hitting theaters this weekend including "My Cousin Rachel" and "The Mummy." Listen in to hear why Travis didn't love "My Cousin Rachel" and what John has to say about "The Mummy" as the first installment in Universal's Dark Universe. The trio also deconstruct the themes and messages in this month's KSL Movie Club pick: "Mud."

Duration:00:47:01

Ep. 50: Is "Wonder Woman" DC's best movie?

6/1/2017
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In our 50th episode, John, Travis and Faith chat about one of the biggest summer blockbusters, "Wonder Woman." Is it DC's best movie to date? Listen in to hear John's take on it. The trio also introduce this month's KSL Movie Club: Our 5 favorite summer movies. This week's pick was "The Way Way Back." Give us your feedback on our summer movie choices by tweeting @KSLPopReport.

Duration:00:31:24

Ep: 49: Reviews of "Baywatch" & "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales"

5/26/2017
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In this episode, Travis, Curt and Faith talk about two summer blockbusters coming out this weekend, "Baywatch" and "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales." Listen it to know what to expect and if they are worth watching. Then they finish off the segment by chatting about the last two "guilty pleasure" movies for this month's KSL Movie Club: "The Cable Guy" and "Mean Girls." What are your thoughts on both? Let us know on Twitter @KSLPopReport

Duration:00:30:15

Ep. 48: "King Arthur: Legend of the Sword" a unique, irreverent take on the famous tale

5/12/2017
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Dave and Faith chat about the latest King Arthur movie in theaters this weekend. Is it different enough from the past offerings to make it worth seeing? Listen in to hear Dave's take. They also chat about this week's KSL Movie Club pick: "Mystery Men" (one of our guilty pleasure movies.) What are some movies you are embarrassed to admit you like? Tweet us your's @kslpopreport

Duration:00:21:53

Ep. 47: Review of "Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2" + some of our "guilty pleasure" movies

5/5/2017
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In this episode, Faith, Dave and Curt talk about Marvel's latest offering, "Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2." Is it as good as its predecessor? Listen in to find out. And for this month's KSL Movie Club, they are talking about movies that are guilty pleasures (definition: movies that are dumb or bad so they are embarrassed to admit they love them.) This week's pick: "She's the Man."

Duration:00:24:50

Ep. 46: What are Tom Hanks' best performances + Why you should watch "Sing Street"

4/28/2017
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In light of "The Circle" coming out this weekend, Faith and Curt chat up what Tom Hanks' best performances are. They also talk about this week's KSL Movie Club pick: "Sing Street."

Duration:00:24:54

Ep. 45: Who should play Batgirl? + Takeaways from "Citizen Kane"

4/21/2017
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Since DC & Warner Bros. are teaming up to make a stand-alone Batgirl movie, Faith, Dave and Curt chat up which actress should take on the role. (Visit KSL.com for the full list.) They also talk about this week's KSL Movie Club pick: "Citizen Kane." Is it overrated or worth all the hype? Plus, they offer some recommendations of things to watch this weekend that are streaming.

Duration:00:41:16