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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 19, 2016

Joss Whedon's cult success and comic book credentials led him to The Avengers, which still ranks as the highest grossing superhero movie.  One of our favorites, Whedon's work ranges from science fiction to Shakespeare.  Is Whedon a complete filmmaker?  What can or will he do next?  Listen as Jon and Chris discuss.


Sep 12, 2016

JJ Abrams is one of the busiest men in Hollywood.  Between his producing, writing, and directing credits, Abrams has already amassed a career's worth of credits.  Yet, Abrams has only written and directed three movies:  Mission Impossible III, Super 8, and Star Wars:  The Force Awakens.  Listen as Jon and Chris review...

Sep 7, 2016

Christopher Nolan is one of the biggest and most ambitious filmmakers working today.  Is he the Steven Spielberg of the 21st Century or a more talented M. Night Shyamalan?  Is he a brilliant and innovative storyteller or a cold director relying on gimmicks to fool audiences?  Jon and Chris try to answer these and...