Popcorn and Pop Culture Podcast


January 2017

Episode 13: A Dog’s Purpose/Casey Affleck (News)

This episode we discuss two recent news articles in the movie world. First, the viral video from TMZ that leaked from the set of A Dog’s Purpose. Was it really animal abuse? What did we think about PETA’s reaction to the video? Then we give our opinions on Casey Affleck’s sexual harassment allegations and whether or not that might affect his chances to win a Best Actor Oscar.

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Episode 12: The Good Place

This episode we recap and review the first season of NBC’s comedy, The Good Place. Rob and Mike are both huge fans of the season and especially the finale. Warning: there are spoilers.

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Episode 11: Reactions to the Oscar Nominations

This episode we give some of our reaction to the Oscar nominees that were announced. We talk about some of the snubs and some surprises among the nominations, as well as La La Land’s record-tying 14 nominations.

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Episode 10: Fences

Rob reviews the movie Fences.

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Episode 09: Hidden Fences

There will be occasional episodes from the Popcorn and Pop Culture Podcast where either Rob or Mike records without the other. We just want to get as much content out there as possible and between their busy lives, they cannot always watch the same movies and television programs.

This episode, Rob reviews the film Hidden Figures.

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Episode 08: Oscar Nominations Predictions

During this episode, we try our best to predict the major categories of the Oscar nominations that will be revealed on Tuesday, January 24. We also make some bold predictions, such as Rob’s belief that despite being practically shut out during the precursors, Silence will have a strong showing come Tuesday. We’ll just have to wait and see!

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Episode 07: 2016 Movies

This episode we have a brief conversation about what we thought about the year of movies from 2016. Did we think that this was an overall great year? Or was it a disappointing year at the movies? Also, we pick our favorite films and why they stood out from the rest of the pack.

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