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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.

Jan 31, 2020

Jeff Nichols hasn't made a feature film since 2016.  Despite being Cannes-approved and critically appreciated, Nichols' films have never broken through to mainstream audiences or the major award circuits.  Listen as we delve into his films.


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Jan 3, 2020

For a while Neill Blomkamp seemed to inhabit a unique space in modern filmmaking - big original science fiction films.  Then Chappie happened. Listen as we dive into the three films of Blomkamp starting with District 9, the critical darling that garnered a Best Picture nomination, and ending with Chappie, basically a...