Infinity War sure was a doozy. So how does Marvel decide to follow up their biggest film to date? By making a sequel for their smallest characters (sorry, I had to). Ant-Man and the Wasp is the 20th film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe but the question is does this film provide a nice palate cleanser or does it feel anti-climactic after Infinity War? Listen in to hear our review as well as a check in on the Summer Box Office Fantasy Bet, a couple of casting announcements, the 15th class of Honorable Mensches, and as always we end with our content of the week.
With Taylor Sheridan (Wind River) returning to once again write the script as well as Josh Brolin and Benicio del Toro reprising their roles, does Sicario: Day of the Soldado conjure up the same magic as Sicario or does the film miss the presence of Denis Villenueve, Emily Blunt, and Roger Deakins? Listen in as we review the new sequel as well as hit on Jared Leto playing Morbius, discuss a couple of new trailers, play a game of Movie Cast Mad Libs where Jake and Trevor are given character descriptions and must recast a famous movie, and as always end with our content of the week.
Good? Bad? Illogical? Boring? Who cares? Dinosaurs are one the big screen! But in all seriousness, the reviews for Jurassic World were wildly mixed with everything from people praising it to people not understanding why it even was made in the first place. Will the Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom be as polarizing or does this film send audiences back to the 1993 to make us once again feel the same wonder we did when watching Jurassic Park? Listen in as we review Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, do a recap/review of Jurassic World, and also talk the Star Wars story films being put on hold and people trying to remake Star Wars: The Last Jedi.
When The Incredibles came out in 2004, the superhero movie landscape was radically different than it is today. So what happens when Pixar releases a sequel to the beloved movie 14 years later? Listen in as we review the new film from Pixar as well as debut a new segment where we give hot takes on movies!
Ocean's 8 is not a sequel, not a reboot, but more of a rebootquel with familiar names and faces to pair with a new crew and heist. Does this film live up to the legacy of Ocean's 11 or does the series end up missing the style and visual flair of original director, Steven Soderbergh? Listen in as we review the film as well as talk more new trailers (Seriously movie studios?! Why are you releasing so many major trailers back to back?), who is the best actor to ever play Batman and who should be the new Batman, and as always end with our content of the week.
Another week, another anniversary to celebrate. This week we get celebrate the 20th anniversary of The Truman Show, the incredible movie starring Jim Carrey that is more relevant now than ever. Listen in as we review this classic as well as talk Star Wars fandom being out of control, tons of movie trailers including Wreck it Ralph 2, Bumblebee, The LEGO movie: The Second Part, Widows, and Mortal Instruments, nominate the 14th class of Honorable Mensches, and as always end with our content of the week.
Regardless of whether or not Solo: A Star Wars Story should have or needed to be made, it's here, it's in theaters, so lets enjoy it! After all of the behind the scenes drama with the directors switch, does the movie feel like a jumbled mess or does the cast, crew, and origin explanations rise beyond our expectations? Listen in to find out that as we also talk a couple of news items, what is the best order to watch the Star Wars movies, and as always end with our content of the week.
Welcome to our first edition of Ketchup! A new member to the Popcorn Optional family where we go back and review classic films that none of us have ever seen. This week we are kicking things off by celebrating the 50th anniversary of 2001: A Space Odyssey. Does the film live up to the legacy it has left on the film industry and 50 years of praise or does it fall short? Listen in as we review the film as well as talk the new Predator trailer, directors we would like to see be involved in Star Wars, films that should never be rebooted or remade, and as always end with our content of the week.