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Episode 17: Manchester by the Sea / Arrival

This episode we review and discuss the films Manchester by the Sea and Arrival.

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Episode 15: Best Lead Actress

This episode we discuss the race for Best Lead Actress and give our predictions who we think will win. Is Emma Stone a lock? Or is there upset potential from Natalie Portman and Isabelle Huppert?

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Episode 14: Wonder (Review)

Rob reviews the youth adult novel, Wonder, written by R.J. Palacio.

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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 06: The Night Of

The guys at Popcorn and Pop Culture give their take on the HBO limited series “The Night Of.” Listen to the episode to hear their take of the finale, the structure of the series, and its strengths and weaknesses. Also find out what both Mike and Rob didn’t like about a specific story-line from the show.

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