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The Popcorn Auteur

Pretty straightforward. We watch all the movies of famous filmmakers and then discuss anything and everything that happens to interest us about them.

Sep 29, 2017

Judd Apatow has had his hand in some of the biggest comedies of the 21st Century, but only wrote and directed four films, The 40-Year-Old Virgin, Knocked Up, Funny People, and This is 40.  We rank those films and look at the defining features of Apatow's work.  Is it dick jokes, man-children, or a realization that no...

Sep 2, 2017

John Hughes was a major figure in the mainstream films of the 1980s.  Writing films at a furious pace throughout the decade, his films have remained basic cable staples while finding a place in many a teenager's heart.  This episode, we dive into the eight films written and directed by John Hughes from Sixteen Candles...