Are you ready for the Oscars? Probably not, who has seen them all? Well we know one person, but she’s not here. So get ready for some previews from a 20-time Oscar watcher in Scott! Also throwing in his two cents is Andrew with odds from Vegas. Scott gets to talk a fourth chance for redemption for the Muppets and the guys get into the Batgirl movie news.
Big shout out to Pop Culture Footnotes’ comprehensive Oscars preview, check it out from someone who’s seen them all!
Black Panther is out! Is it good? Yes, it is. How good? Well we’re not giving that away for free (I guess technically we are since you don’t pay for this podcast, but you have to spend some time listening to us so it’s not totally free). Join Andrew and Courtenay from the Pop Culture Footnotes Podcast as they discuss their thoughts on it. Does Andrew have a new favorite villain? What happened to Andy Serkis’s Klauw? Does the Iron Man suit work for paralyzed people? Find out the answers here at Pop Pop Culture!
Beware spoilers starting 36:05.
This week Andrew will be watching Assassin’s Creed and live tweeting it! Join us here Monday at 9 PM Mountain time to experience all the glory* and majesty** that is this video game movie.
Boy were there a lot of trailers released this week! So if you’re looking for an exciting breakdown of the Venom trailer, look somewhere else because it was bad. But Christian and Andrew look at trailers for Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, Solo: The Solo Han Solo Standalone Solo Movie, Die Hard But This Time It’s the Rock (Skyscraper), and more. We also dive into the 2018 Pyeongchang Olympics, our favorite Olympic/sports movies, and why the slow clap is the greatest sports movie move of all time.
Here is the article Andrew talks about with D2: The Mighty Ducks (best Olympics-movie-that’s-not-actually-set-at-the-Olympics movie of all time):
This week the guys preview the biggest films coming out in 2018. Who’s the new Nicholas Cage? Does Scott still love Justice League? CAN YOU THE LISTENER MAKE ANDREW WATCH THE 50 SHADES OF GREY MOVIES AND LIVE TWEET THEM? PLEASE DON’T, HE LOVES YOU. We get a primer on Video Game Films, Andrew has some opinions.
Andrew is also ready to stomp his feet and complain on the internet if his expectations for Avengers: Infinity War are not met. Also, we recorded this before the news about New Mutants moving to 2019 and Deadpool 2 moving to May. Sorry for not having the dates right!
Andrew and Scott go over 2017 in Pop Culture! Was it a good year? Or a bad one? Or just a year? As far as years go, it was certainly one of them. Listen in for Scott’s shocking favorite movie of the year and Andrew’s discussion of one of his surprise favorite movies as well. Also, which movie or TV show was surprisingly good? And a brief talk about the state of comic book movies going into 2018. Listen along!
Ever wondered what the ultimate Christmas movie is? Well strap yourself in, because we at the Pop Pop Culture Podcast are about to answer that question! Join Andrew, Scott, Courtenay from Pop Culture Footnotes and Andrew’s mom Lenore as they battle it out over which movie reigns supreme! Scott talks about why it’s ok to hate the people in Christmas Vacation, but not Home Alone. Courtenay takes down a beloved classic’s premise. Lenore puts Miracle on 34th Street in its place. Who made the best argument? You tell us what you thought!
Andrew is finishing out his rewatch and live-tweeting of the Star Wars Saga! Join him on Monday for Return of the Jedi, and Wednesday for The Force Awakens. Then tune in next week for PPC’s analysis of The Last Jedi!
Andrew is going Solo: A Pop Pop Culture Story this week due to a horrible sickness! Yaaay. Andrew talks what he is thankful for from this year in pop culture, some things you’ve heard of, some things you haven’t. Come along with a progressively raspy host and tell us what you’re thankful for #blessed!
Join Andrew as he retweets his rewatch of Star Wars movies! He picks up on Monday with Rogue One: A Star Wars Story and on Thursday he will watch Episode IV: Wait, I Thought This Was the First Star Wars Now It’s The Fourth?