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By Ben and Rob

Hello and welcome to The Popcorn Bucket Podcast with Ben and Rob. Each week we will talk about at a film series (Franchise Fatigue?), film news (Pick ‘N Mix), or each put a standalone film on a given topic against each other (One Shot).
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One Shot! : Time Travel Movies
One Shot! : Time Travel Movies
Hello and welcome to this temporally tantalizing One Shot episode of The Popcorn Bucket Podcast! This week, your mediocre Marty McFlys, Ben and Rob, must do battle in a listener suggested arena - the tricksy, terrifying territory of time travel. Why can Rob remember obscure television shows with uncanny accuracy? Why is Ben insistent on playing tactically when his success with it is so very limited? Why are the boys trapped in Azkaban with no hope of escape? If you need answers for these questions like, yesterday - you know what you have to do.  With thanks as always to Laurence Owen of longcatmedia.com for the theme music. Please follow us on Instagram @popcornbucketpod, Twitter    @popcornbucketpd , GoodPods @PopcornBucket or visit us at www.thepopcornbucket.com
50:54
November 23, 2022
Franchise Fatigue? Kenneth Branagh’s Agatha Christie’s Hercule Poirot Cinematic Universe
Franchise Fatigue? Kenneth Branagh’s Agatha Christie’s Hercule Poirot Cinematic Universe
Hello and welcome to the latest ‘Franchise Fatigue?’ episode of The Popcorn Bucket Podcast. This week we do our best to perfectly balance and look for clue as we discuss the Kenneth Branagh Agatha Christie’s Hercule Poirot Cinematic Universe (or KBACHPCU for short, we’re not putting the whole thing on the pegboard). I’m what May be out most difficult case yet, eggs are balanced, accents are attempted, jelly snakes are discussed (again), and Ben gives a French lesson. Please rate us on your podcast app of choice, and please follow us on Instagram @popcornbucketpod, on Twitter @popcornbucketpd, or on www.popcorn bucket.com. Email us at podcast@popcornbucket.com. With thanks as always to Laurence Owen of longcatmedia.com for the theme music.
01:11:16
November 15, 2022
Pick N Mix : October 2022
Pick N Mix : October 2022
Hello and welcome to this month's Pick N Mix retrospective! This episode, Ben has a crisis on finite earths, tosses all his coins away and ends up scared for the future. Meanwhile, Rob peruses those darn Dark Materials again and summons a bad wolf to the chat. Plus, an entire reservoir's worth of your regular ramshackle repartee regarding r...er... films. Please rate us on your podcast app of choice, and please follow us on  Instagram @popcornbucketpod, on Twitter @popcornbucketpd, or on  www.thepopcorn bucket.com. Email us at podcast@popcornbucket.com.   With thanks as always to Laurence Owen of longcatmedia.com for the theme music.
57:27
November 08, 2022
Pick ‘N Mix: She Hulk
Pick ‘N Mix: She Hulk
Hello listener of the podcast and reader of this episode description, and welcome to the latest ‘Pick ‘N Mix’ episode of The Popcorn Bucket Podcast. This week we once again swap the silver screen for the smaller (and green?) screen as we look at the recently completed She Hulk. Please smash that like button and rate us on your podcast app of choice, and please follow us on Instagram @popcornbucketpod, on Twitter @popcornbucketpd, or on www.popcorn bucket.com. Email us at podcast@popcornbucket.com. With thanks as always to Laurence Owen of longcatmedia.com for the theme music.
43:17
November 01, 2022
One Shot! : Horror Movies
One Shot! : Horror Movies
Hello and welcome to this spine shiverin' One Shot episode of The Popcorn Bucket Podcast! With All Hallows' Eve nearly upon us, your favourite pale poltroons, Ben and Rob, do battle over who can snuffle out the spookiest specimen and forage for a first-rate frightfest as they delve into the wicked world of horror movies.  Will Rob ever be able to watch a film with the lights off again? Why does Ben believe he's simply better than the general cinemagoer? Just who is that strange man laughing at a Phantom? These answers and several less interesting ones are to be found in this ever-so-eerie episode!  With thanks as always to Laurence Owen of longcatmedia.com for the  theme  music. Please follow us on Instagram @popcornbucketpod, Twitter   @popcornbucketpd , GoodPods @PopcornBucket or visit us at   www.thepopcornbucket.com
01:00:49
October 25, 2022
Franchise Fatigue? Goosebumps
Franchise Fatigue? Goosebumps
Hello and welcome to another ‘Franchise Fatigue?’ episode of The Popcorn Bucket Podcast. This week is all about Spooktober as we look at the family friendly horror franchise, Goosebumps. Ben tells a love story, and we both talk a lot about books and theme tunes. Please rate us on your podcast app of choice, and please follow us on Instagram @popcornbucketpod, on Twitter @popcornbucketpd, or on www.popcorn bucket.com. Email us at podcast@popcornbucket.com. With thanks as always to Laurence Owen of longcatmedia.com for the theme music.
58:11
October 18, 2022
One Shot! : Films From 1992 (No Dogs Allowed)
One Shot! : Films From 1992 (No Dogs Allowed)
Hello and welcome to this joyfully jumpin' One Shot episode of The Popcorn Bucket Podcast! This week, Ben and Rob pick out their favourite flicks which celebrate their thirtieth anniversary this year. However, a new rule has been introduced for this battle - neither nerd can pick Reservoir Dogs. Join your hosts as those rakish raconteurs reminisce, remonstrate and ridicule each other over their choices. Will Ben be able to escape the Bros-hole? Will Rob ever stop shilling for other, better podcasts? Those answers and more are to be found within! Grab the bozack, punks!  With thanks as always to Laurence Owen of longcatmedia.com for the theme  music. Please follow us on Instagram @popcornbucketpod, Twitter  @popcornbucketpd , GoodPods @PopcornBucket or visit us at  www.thepopcornbucket.com
58:30
October 13, 2022
Pick N Mix: September 2022
Pick N Mix: September 2022
Hello and welcome to the return of the monthly Pick N Mix episodes! That’s right, due to no demand whatsoever we have revived the monthly round up of film news and discussion. This time we look at film promotion, cinema day, trailers, and snacks, as Ben asks for popcorn recommendations. Please rate us on your podcast app of choice, and please follow us on Instagram @popcornbucketpod, on Twitter @popcornbucketpd, or on www.popcorn bucket.com. Email us at podcast@popcornbucket.com. With thanks as always to Laurence Owen of longcatmedia.com for the theme music.
40:01
October 04, 2022
Franchise Fatigue? Bad Boys
Franchise Fatigue? Bad Boys
Hello and welcome to another ‘Franchise Fatigue?’ episode of The Popcorn Bucket Podcast. This week we are going to Miami (welcome to Miami), as we look at the Bad Boys trilogy. We talk Bayhem, we talk explosions, we talk accents, we talk formative films, and Ben tries to be professional. So open up a pack of tropical bubbalicious, and some skittles, and do your best ‘whoop’! Please rate us on your podcast app of choice, and please follow us on Instagram @popcornbucketpod, on Twitter @popcornbucketpd, or on www.popcorn bucket.com. Email us at podcast@popcornbucket.com. With thanks as always to Laurence Owen of longcatmedia.com for the theme music.
01:30:34
September 20, 2022
Pick 'n Mix : Prey (2022)
Pick 'n Mix : Prey (2022)
Hello and welcome to The Popcorn Bucket Podcast! In this week's Pick 'N Mix episode, your boys desperately scan the forest canopy for Predator's telltale shimmer as they tackle series prequel Prey. For future podcast archivists, this is classic episode in which Rob fails to convince Ben to see the funny side of Marley & Me and both end up pitching too-awesome-to-actually-happen sequel ideas. You're welcome. Please rate us on your podcast app of choice, and please follow us on  Instagram @popcornbucketpod, on Twitter @popcornbucketpd, or on  www.thepopcornbucket.com. Email us at podcast@thepopcornbucket.com.  With thanks as always to Laurence Owen of longcatmedia.com for the theme music.
43:27
August 31, 2022
Franchise Fatigue? Speed
Franchise Fatigue? Speed
Hello and welcome to another episode of The Popcorn Bucket Podcast. Pop quiz, hot shot! For this Franchise Fatigue? episode, we try to maintain a constant breakneck pace as we look at 1994’s much loved Speed, and it’s even more beloved sequel. As well as two(ish) absolute classics of the genre, we talk about fringes, wordart, and places to stay on Airbnb. Plus Rob surprises Ben, and there is the return of head related kiss off lines. So strap in, don’t drop below 50, and make sure you pay attention to cruise ship golf! Please rate us on your podcast app of choice, and please follow us on Instagram @popcornbucketpod, on Twitter @popcornbucketpd, or on www.popcorn bucket.com. Email us at podcast@popcornbucket.com. With thanks as always to Laurence Owen of longcatmedia.com for the theme music.
01:08:19
August 23, 2022
Pick 'n Mix: Ms. Marvel
Pick 'n Mix: Ms. Marvel
Hello and welcome to The Popcorn Bucket Podcast! This week, your boys take a series-wide look at recent Disney Plus show Ms. Marvel. Expect lively debates (read: arguments) about Stretch Armstrong (and his dog), the heartwarming origin story of Sun Man and some serious spleen venting about Phase Four as a whole. Oh - and occasional analysis of one of the best Marvel shows to date. Embiggen your life and listen now! Please rate us on your podcast app of choice, and please follow us on Instagram @popcornbucketpod, on Twitter @popcornbucketpd, or on  www.thepopcornbucket.com. Email us at podcast@thepopcornbucket.com. With thanks as always to Laurence Owen of longcatmedia.com for the theme  music.
01:05:16
August 16, 2022
One Shot! : James McAvoy
One Shot! : James McAvoy
Hello and welcome to The Popcorn Bucket Podcast! This is a First Class episode as we Bright Young Things get ourselves in a bit of a Trance talking about the filmography of the always excellent James McAvoy. But is our opinion Split on what his best film is? Is Ben’s usual amount of Filth actually Wanted this week? As mentioned, we have looked at a few of James McAvoy’s films before, so you could call It Chapter Two of our coverage. The are no other Strings attached to this episode, so, as always, please rate us on your podcast app of choice, and please follow us on Instagram @popcornbucketpod, on Twitter @popcornbucketpd, or on www.popcorn bucket.com. Email us at podcast@popcornbucket.com. With thanks as always to Laurence Owen of longcatmedia.com for the theme music.
56:23
August 09, 2022
Pick n Mix: Thor: Love & Thunder Spoiler Special
Pick n Mix: Thor: Love & Thunder Spoiler Special
Hello and welcome to The Popcorn Bucket Podcast! This week, with Rob having finally seen the latest Thor film, we take a long look at Thor: Love & Thunder. We talk spoilers, stormbreaker and screaming goats as our conversation takes us from the heavens to the shadow realm, via Star Wars and Morbius. But do we find it Thorsome or Thorful? Is Rob angling to be an assistant to Michael Giacchino? Can Ben remember far enough back to talk about the movie? All this and more, plus an appearance from everyone’s favourite pod-dog. Please rate us on your podcast app of choice, and please follow us on Instagram @popcornbucketpod, on Twitter @popcornbucketpd, or on www.popcorn bucket.com. Email us at podcast@popcornbucket.com. With thanks as always to Laurence Owen of longcatmedia.com for the theme music.
58:59
August 02, 2022
One Shot!: Live Action Disney Remakes
One Shot!: Live Action Disney Remakes
Hello and welcome to this raspily rose-tinted One Shot episode of The Popcorn Bucket Podcast! This week, Ben and Rob clash over their favourite live action remakes from the mighty House of Mouse. In this listener-suggested episode, a hoarse Ben battles his voicebox at the same time as he tackles the dastardly Rob, like the handsome hero that he is.  Can you guess who's back to writing the descriptions yet? With thanks as always to Laurence Owen of longcatmedia.com for the theme music. Please follow us on Instagram @popcornbucketpod, Twitter @popcornbucketpd , GoodPods @PopcornBucket or visit us at www.thepopcornbucket.com
01:05:32
July 23, 2022
Franchise Fatigue? Mission: Impossible - Part 2: What’s in a Name?
Franchise Fatigue? Mission: Impossible - Part 2: What’s in a Name?
Hello and welcome to The Popcorn Bucket Podcast! Through a weird quirk of fate / paying attention to our back catalogue, this week is our 60th episode! Which tied in nicely with Tom Cruise’s 60th birthday (on the day we recorded). Only one of these do we make reference to this episode. This week we return to the named films of Mission: Impossible. There’s a little flashback to a New Year’s Eve of years past, and a bit of singing (sort of). Masks are counted, delivery mechamissions are noted, and biceps are reloaded. As a disclaimer, we had some issues with the sound this week, so apologies for the poor quality. We hope you choose to accept this episode! Please rate us on your podcast app of choice, and please follow us on Instagram @popcornbucketpod, on Twitter @popcornbucketpd, or on www.popcorn bucket.com. Email us at podcast@popcornbucket.com. With thanks as always to Laurence Owen of longcatmedia.com for the theme music.
02:03:20
July 11, 2022
One Shot : Tom Cruise Films
One Shot : Tom Cruise Films
Hello and welcome to the latest One Shot episode of The Popcorn Bucket Podcast. This week, to pause in our Mission: Impossible coverage we take a look at the main man himself, Tom Cruise. So we Few Good Men take a Firm look at the films of the Legend, the man Without Limits that is Tom Cruise. The Others might think it seems a Risky Business, but can we handle the Cruise? Pour yourself a Cocktail to find out. Born on the Fourth of July. Please rate us on your podcast app of choice, and please follow us on Instagram @popcornbucketpod, on Twitter @popcornbucketpd, or on www.popcorn bucket.com. Email us at podcast@popcornbucket.com. With thanks as always to Laurence Owen of longcatmedia.com for the theme music.
01:09:33
June 27, 2022
Franchise Fatigue? Mission : Impossible (Part One)
Franchise Fatigue? Mission : Impossible (Part One)
Hello and welcome to this curiously covert Franchise Fatigue? episode of The Popcorn Bucket Podcast!  This week, Ben and Rob descend on cables to hack into the Mission: Impossible franchise. In Part One, the boys discuss everything from cakes and bizkits to the ubiquitous unmaskings.  Den of Geek article here The Guardian article here With thanks as always to Laurence Owen of longcatmedia.com for the theme music. Please follow us on Instagram @popcornbucketpod, Twitter @popcornbucketpd , GoodPods @PopcornBucket or visit us at www.thepopcornbucket.com
01:10:23
June 13, 2022
One Shot! Childhood Treasures
One Shot! Childhood Treasures
Hello and welcome to The Popcorn Bucket Podcast! This week we take a walk through memory lane, following the map of the cinematic past, as we unearth Childhood Treasures. There’s a lot of discussion of parents and parenting, and Ben plans his dream theme park ride. Please rate us on your podcast app of choice, and please follow us on Instagram @popcornbucketpod, on Twitter @popcornbucketpd, or on www.popcorn bucket.com. Email us at podcast@popcornbucket.com. With thanks as always to Laurence Owen of longcatmedia.com for the theme music.
01:15:27
June 01, 2022
Franchise Fatigue? : Planet of the Apes (The Caesar trilogy)
Franchise Fatigue? : Planet of the Apes (The Caesar trilogy)
Hello and welcome to this stupendously simian Franchise Fatigue? episode of The Popcorn Bucket Podcast! This week, Ben and Rob attempt to come to grips with the newest Planet of the Apes trilogy. In this episode, Ben has a problem with old people and nu-metal fans, Rob stumbles on a cracker of a unique take and the pair get sidetracked talking about monkey baseball. With thanks as always to Laurence Owen of longcatmedia.com for the  theme music. Please follow us on Instagram @popcornbucketpod, Twitter @popcornbucketpd , GoodPods @PopcornBucket or visit us at  www.thepopcornbucket.com
01:28:09
May 26, 2022
One Shot!: Video Game Films
One Shot!: Video Game Films
Hello and welcome to this positively pixelated One Shot episode of The  Popcorn Bucket Podcast! This week, Ben and Rob have a digital dust-up as they pit their video game movies against each other. This episode, the (power) gloves are off with Rob calling Ben an NPC and Ben accusing Rob of being a hater in return (he would know after all). It's on like Donkey Kong!  With thanks as always to Laurence Owen of longcatmedia.com for the theme music. Please follow us on Instagram @popcornbucketpod, Twitter  @popcornbucketpd , GoodPods @PopcornBucket or visit us at  www.thepopcornbucket.com
01:05:32
May 10, 2022
One Shot! : Movies from 2002
One Shot! : Movies from 2002
Hello and welcome to this noticeably nostalgic One Shot episode of The Popcorn Bucket Podcast! This week, Ben and Rob reach two decades into the past to  pick a champion from 2002 for the sole purpose of wielding them like cudgels in the present (may differ from the present you're currently experiencing. Consult calendar/clock for current year/time) Find out the one and only thing Ben wrote down in preparation for this podbattle! Discover what apparent anachronism has Rob all wound up! Unearth the reason behind quite why the lads are banging on about breakfast cereals again! If that sounds way too exciting and fascinating for you, then now's your final chance to bail before all the cool people #bingethebucket With thanks as always to Laurence Owen of longcatmedia.com for the  theme   music. Please follow us on Instagram @popcornbucketpod, Twitter @popcornbucketpd , GoodPods @PopcornBucket or visit us at www.thepopcornbucket.com
50:26
April 24, 2022
Franchise Fatigue? : Kingsman
Franchise Fatigue? : Kingsman
Hello and welcome to this decidedly distinguished Franchise Fatigue? episode of The Popcorn Bucket Podcast! This week, Ben and Rob endeavour to act like gentlemen as they take on the Kingsman trilogy. Prep your brollies for Rob's goat-based childhood trauma, Ben getting to the bottom of several questionable gags and much, much more. Remember - Oxfords, not brogues.  With thanks as always to Laurence Owen of longcatmedia.com for the theme   music. Please follow us on Instagram @popcornbucketpod, Twitter    @popcornbucketpd , GoodPods @PopcornBucket or visit us as   www.thepopcornbucket.com
01:21:32
April 17, 2022
One Shot! : Unlikeable Protagonists
One Shot! : Unlikeable Protagonists
Hello  and welcome to this rather repellent One Shot episode of The Popcorn Bucket Podcast! This week, your (hopefully) likeable podhosts are focusing on all things unpleasant with a look at (intentionally) unlikeable lead characters. Expect chat about colourful metaphors and inappropriate movie quotes, Rob's adverse cringe twitches and Ben's criminal alias.   With thanks as always to Laurence Owen of longcatmedia.com for the theme  music. Please follow us on Instagram @popcornbucketpod, Twitter   @popcornbucketpd , GoodPods @PopcornBucket or visit us as  www.thepopcornbucket.com
49:22
April 07, 2022
Franchise Fatigue? : X-Men (Part Four)
Franchise Fatigue? : X-Men (Part Four)
Hello and welcome to this x-traordinary Franchise Fatigue? episode of The Popcorn Bucket Podcast! This week, it's finale time as Ben and Rob cover the last two entries in the X-Men franchise, Logan and The New Mutants. Not only that, but they get their houses in order and finally give the ultimate bucket list ranking for the entire series. In this episode, the boys discuss hats, chess, surprised valets and Ratatouille, so it's safe to say all bases are covered.   With thanks as always to Laurence Owen of longcatmedia.com for the theme music. Please follow us on Instagram @popcornbucketpod, Twitter  @popcornbucketpd or GoodPods @PopcornBucket or visit us at www.thepopcornbucket.com
01:04:52
March 26, 2022
Pick ‘N Mix: The Batman
Pick ‘N Mix: The Batman
Hello and welcome to a Bat-tastic bonus Pick ‘N Mix episode of The Popcorn Bucket Podcast. This time we are taking a bat and spoiler filled look at The Batman. Voices are growled, biscuits are crunched, and hot drinks are mentioned, and that’s all in the first couple of minutes. Please rate us on your podcast app of choice, and please follow us on Instagram @popcornbucketpod, on Twitter @popcornbucketpd, or on www.popcorn bucket.com. Email us at podcast@popcornbucket.com. With thanks as always to Laurence Owen of longcatmedia.com for the theme music.
01:06:41
March 21, 2022
One Shot! : Conflicting Comforts
One Shot! : Conflicting Comforts
Hello and welcome to this slightly shameful One Shot episode of The Popcorn  Bucket Podcast! This week we're all about cognitive dissonance as Ben and Rob battle on shakier ground than usual. The remit? Films they know aren't good, but like anyway. In this episode, Ben jumps the gun and de-canonizes himself and Rob robbles as only he can.   With thanks as always to Laurence Owen of longcatmedia.com for the theme music. Please follow us on Instagram @popcornbucketpod, Twitter  @popcornbucketpd , GoodPods @PopcornBucket or visit us as www.thepopcornbucket.com
49:19
March 18, 2022
Franchise Fatigue?: X-Men (Part Three)
Franchise Fatigue?: X-Men (Part Three)
Hello and welcome to this x-tra x-citing Franchise Fatigue? episode of The Popcorn Bucket Podcast! This week, Ben and Rob gird their loins for their third helping of the mighty X-Men movie franchise. In this episode, Ben fights a nasty bug, his internet connection AND his co-host, Rob gets torn up about preschool entertainment and both inexorably fall into their old habits of referencing Pirates of the Caribbean.  With thanks as always to Laurence Owen of longcatmedia.com for the theme music. Please follow us on Instagram @popcornbucketpod, Twitter @popcornbucketpd or GoodPods @PopcornBucket
01:12:53
March 12, 2022
One Shot! Wales in Film
One Shot! Wales in Film
Helo a croeso i’r Popcorn Bwced Podlediad. As it’s St David’s Day, for this One Shot we are talking a look at Wales in Film. Ben and Rob each pick a film to discuss, hoping it’s unique, and discuss with full spoilers. This week, Ben uses Google, Rob uses Google Translate, and there’s a surprising amount of talk about Canada. Please rate us on your podcast app of choice, and please follow us on Instagram @popcornbucketpod, on Twitter @popcornbucketpd, or on www.popcorn bucket.com. Email us at podcast@popcornbucket.com. With thanks as always to Laurence Owen of longcatmedia.com for the theme music.
58:10
March 01, 2022
Pick N Mix: The Book of Boba Fett
Pick N Mix: The Book of Boba Fett
Hello and welcome to the return of the format free Pick n’ Mix episode of The Popcorn Bucket Podcast, in which we head to a library far far away and check out the Book of Boba Fett. Plus Rob reveals his Grand Plan. Please rate us on your podcast app of choice, and please follow us on Instagram @popcornbucketpod, on Twitter @popcornbucketpd, or on www.popcorn bucket.com. Email us at podcast@popcornbucket.com. With thanks as always to Laurence Owen of longcatmedia.com for the theme music.
36:07
February 17, 2022
One Shot: Romantic Films
One Shot: Romantic Films
Hello and welcome to this lovey-dovey episode of The Popcorn Bucket Podcast! With Valentine's Day just around the corner, love is indeed a battlefield as Ben and Rob delve deep into their feels and pick their champions for a Royal Romance Rumble. Whilst the film picks may be wholesome, the tactics deployed couldn't be dirtier. In this week's episode, Rob says everything by saying nothing and Ben does the exact opposite. Intrigued? Of course you are. Please rate us on your podcast app of choice, and please follow us on Instagram @popcornbucketpod, on Twitter @popcornbucketpd, or on  www.thepopcornbucket.com. Email us at podcast@popcornbucket.com. With thanks as always to Laurence Owen of longcatmedia.com for the  theme music.
56:57
February 11, 2022
Franchise Fatigue?: X-Men (Part Two)
Franchise Fatigue?: X-Men (Part Two)
Hello and welcome to this wild and untamed Franchise Fatigue? episode of The Popcorn Bucket Podcast! This week, Ben and Rob continue their quest to work through the X-Men series of films and sharpen their claws in preparation of analyzing X-Men Origins: Wolverine and The Wolverine. In this episode, Ben (finally) brushes up on podcast etiquette, Rob sells out to any company that will have him and both have an energetic debate on what twee phrase they'd get engraved on their samurai swords.  With thanks as always to Laurence Owen of  longcatmedia.com for the theme music. Please follow us on Instagram  @popcornbucketpod, Twitter  @popcornbucketpd or GoodPods  @PopcornBucket
01:01:35
February 04, 2022
One Shot: Movies from 2012
One Shot: Movies from 2012
Hello and welcome to this radically retro episode of The Popcorn Bucket Podcast! In this week's One Shot, we're jumping a decade back in the past so Ben and Rob can battle it out in the present. Expect conversations about jelly squibs, Rob's love of a good logo and further evolution of the cunning war tactics used against each other. Sun Tzu would be proud.  Please rate us on your podcast app of choice, and please follow us on   Instagram @popcornbucketpod, on Twitter @popcornbucketpd, or on   www.thepopcornbucket.com. Email us at podcast@popcornbucket.com.   With  thanks as always to Laurence Owen of longcatmedia.com for the theme  music
01:02:03
January 28, 2022
Franchise Fatigue? : X-Men (Part One)
Franchise Fatigue? : X-Men (Part One)
Hello and welcome to this uncanny and frankly, astonishing Franchise Fatigue? episode of The Popcorn Bucket Podcast! This week, Ben and Rob tackle the X-Men series of films, starting with the first three movies of the franchise. In this episode, Ben ignores the time-old showbiz adage of never working with children or animals, Rob joins the Brotherhood of Mutants to spite Bobby Drake and both demand #JusticeforJamesMarsden With thanks as always to Laurence Owen of longcatmedia.com for the theme music. Please follow us on Instagram @popcornbucketpod, Twitter    @popcornbucketpd or GoodPods @PopcornBucket
01:17:31
January 21, 2022
One Shot: Feel Good Movies (Part Two)
One Shot: Feel Good Movies (Part Two)
Hello and welcome to this perfectly positive and unusually uplifting episode of The Popcorn Bucket Podcast! In this week's One Shot, we're returning to talk about more feel-good movies that do exactly that. Ben and Rob start off 2022 as they mean to go on with a vicious battle to determine who has picked the nicest movie. The irony is completely lost on them. Expect in-depth discussion of movie breakfast cereals, some additional armchair (or should that be sofa?) critical voices being added to the mix and the ever-popular PodDog making her presence known once again. Please rate us on your podcast app of choice, and please follow us on  Instagram @popcornbucketpod, on Twitter @popcornbucketpd, or on  www.thepopcornbucket.com. Email us at podcast@popcornbucket.com.   With thanks as always to Laurence Owen of longcatmedia.com for the theme music.
57:28
January 13, 2022
Pick N' Mix: A Cultural Review of 2021
Pick N' Mix: A Cultural Review of 2021
Hello and welcome the giant, super-special, definitely life-changing and possibly hyperbolic 2021 wrap-up episode of The Popcorn Bucket Podcast! This time, Ben and Rob discuss their ultimate top 5s and try and come to some sort of conclusion about entertainment (and themselves) in the strange year that was 2021. Whilst they may differ when it comes to their favourites of the year, one thing that is unanimously agreed up is that most of all, they would like to thank you, the listeners, for making their debut year such a memorable one. Here's to 2022! Please rate us on your podcast app of choice, and please follow us on  Instagram @popcornbucketpod, on Twitter @popcornbucketpd, or visit us at  www.thepopcornbucket.com. Email us at podcast@popcornbucket.com. With thanks as always to Laurence Owen of longcatmedia.com for the theme music.
01:10:46
January 07, 2022
Pick N’ Mix: Spider-Man: No Way Home Spoiler Special
Pick N’ Mix: Spider-Man: No Way Home Spoiler Special
Hello and welcome to the return of the format free Pick n’ Mix episode of The Popcorn Bucket Podcast, in which we take a spectacular spoiler filled look at Spider-Man: No Way Home. We talk our reactions to the film, seeing it with an audience, and High Fidelity. That’s if we can get past the introduction. Please rate us on your podcast app of choice, and please follow us on Instagram @popcornbucketpod, on Twitter @popcornbucketpd, or on www.popcorn bucket.com. Email us at podcast@popcornbucket.com. With thanks as always to Laurence Owen of longcatmedia.com for the theme music.
01:09:20
December 30, 2021
One Shot: Traditional Christmas Films
One Shot: Traditional Christmas Films
Hello and welcome to this traditionally Christmassy One Shot episode of The Popcorn Bucket Podcast, in which bells are jingled, gins are sloed, and jumpers are mentioned, as we take a traditional look at Traditional Christmas Films. Please rate us on your podcast app of choice, and please follow us on Instagram @popcornbucketpod, on Twitter @popcornbucketpd, or on www.popcorn bucket.com. Email us at podcast@popcornbucket.com. With thanks as always to Laurence Owen of longcatmedia.com for the theme music. Have a very Merry Christmas!
39:59
December 22, 2021
One Shot: Non-Traditional Christmas Films
One Shot: Non-Traditional Christmas Films
Hello and welcome to a (sort of) festive One Shot episode of The Popcorn Bucket Podcast. This week there is nary a jingly bell in earshot, as we take a look at (sort of) Christmas films that aren’t Christmas films. Ben talks film financing and makes a threat with a pen and Rob talks missing key scenes in the cinema. Please rate and share the episode wherever you can, and follow us on instagram @popcornbucketpod, on twitter @popcornbucketpd, on Goodpods @popcornbucket, and on www.popcornbucket.com. With many thanks as always to Lawrence Owen of longcatmedia.com for the theme music
01:02:38
December 17, 2021
Franchise Fatigue?: Die Hard
Franchise Fatigue?: Die Hard
Hello and welcome to this frenetically festive Franchise Fatigue? episode of The Popcorn Bucket Podcast! This week Ben and Rob don their filthiest vests and language (well, Ben does) and take on the Die Hard series. Join them as they attempt to bury the Christmas movie discussion once and for all, fall out over which is the best of the not-very-good sequels and frantically scramble to figure out that darned water jug bomb puzzle. Yippee-Ki-Yay! With thanks as always to Laurence Owen of longcatmedia.com for the theme music. Please follow us on Instagram @popcornbucketpod, Twitter   @popcornbucketpd or GoodPods @PopcornBucket
01:41:32
December 08, 2021
One Shot: Musicals
One Shot: Musicals
Hello and welcome to this toe-tappin' One Shot episode of The Popcorn Bucket Podcast! In their final pod of the definitely well-thought-out Show-vember, tireless warriors Rob and Ben prepare to do battle over who has picked the best musical and attempt to bludgeon the other into submission. Their epic fight takes them from the glitz and glamour of the big city to the remote mountains and everywhere in-between. With the vaguely cop-out "Film Wins!" resolution swept from the table, the gloves are off and the stakes couldn't be higher. Are we overselling this? You decide! (but the answer's yes) With thanks as always to Laurence Owen of longcatmedia.com for the theme music. Please follow us on Instagram @popcornbucketpod, Twitter @popcornbucketpd or  GoodPods @PopcornBucket
59:16
December 01, 2021
Franchise Fatigue? Mary Poppins
Franchise Fatigue? Mary Poppins
Hello and welcome to this practically perfect* Franchise Fatigue? episode of The Popcorn Bucket Podcast! This week Ben and Rob are taking on the Mary Poppins films. Wanted: Listeners for two adorable podcast hosts. If you want to be our listeners, To endure Ben's rantings and Rob's meek whispers, Download or stream whereever you pod, and hear the thoughts of two daft sods. *Your mileage may vary  With thanks as always to Laurence Owen of longcatmedia.com for the theme music.   Please follow us on Instagram @popcornbucketpod, Twitter  @popcornbucketpd or GoodPods @PopcornBucket
01:16:31
November 23, 2021
One Shot: Hans Zimmer
One Shot: Hans Zimmer
Hello and welcome to this particularly orchestral One Shot episode of The Popcorn Bucket Podcast!  This week, and indeed, month, we're continuing with our musical Show-vember theme. This episode, Ben and Rob battle over who has picked the best Hans Zimmer soundtrack.  Will Ben stop at nothing to entertain the audience? Did Rob really think he could slip in his usual references to Amélie, Parks and Rec AND Doctor Who without Ben noticing, even if it's only in the episode description? Will PodDog make another exciting cameo? The answers to these questions and more await within! With thanks as always to Laurence Owen of longcatmedia.com for the theme music.  Please follow us on Instagram @popcornbucketpod, Twitter @popcornbucketpd or  GoodPods @PopcornBucket
47:42
November 16, 2021
Franchise Fatigue? High School Musical
Franchise Fatigue? High School Musical
Hello and welcome to this very special Franchise Fatigue? episode of The Popcorn Bucket Podcast! This week, the boys are back to tackle the High School Musical franchise. As the Random Popcorn Maker of Film Topics seems to be stuck on all things musical, we figured we'd roll with it and adopt the theme for the entire month. Good people of Podland, welcome to Show-vember! In this episode Ben and Rob discuss their personal high school experiences, the secrets (and possibly bodies) the parents are hiding from the East High gang and Rob's depressing idea for High School Musical 4 Go Wildcats! With thanks as always to Laurence Owen of longcatmedia.com for the theme  music.  Please follow us on Instagram @popcornbucketpod, Twitter @popcornbucketpd or GoodPods @PopcornBucket
01:03:12
November 09, 2021
One Shot: MGM Classics
One Shot: MGM Classics
Hello and welcome to this particularly musical One Shot episode of The Popcorn Bucket Podcast! This week, The Random Popcorn Maker is apparently too bone idle to come up with its own ideas, so a listener request of MGM classics has been chosen! As with all One Shot episodes, it's Ben vs Rob as they battle their mystery picks in the hope that each nerd can sway the opinion of the other.  This week, a change of tactics is evident in both competitors. Rob switches up the jelly animal he talks about and tries to get by on a technicality and Ben takes a lesson from shows like The X Factor and aims a precision strike at the feels.  Will either plan work? You know what you have to do to find out! With thanks as always to Laurence Owen of longcatmedia.com for the theme music.   Please follow us on Instagram @popcornbucketpod, Twitter @popcornbucketpd or  GoodPods @PopcornBucket
56:08
November 03, 2021
Franchise Fatigue? 28 Days/Weeks Later
Franchise Fatigue? 28 Days/Weeks Later
Hello and welcome to The Popcorn Bucket Podcast!  In this week's spooktacular Franchise Fatigue? episode, we cast our bloodshot eyes over 28 Days Later and 28 Weeks Later. FEEL your heart race as Rob gets nostalgic for vending machines! SHUDDER as Ben lavishes an uncomfortable amount of praise on Brendan Gleeson! HYPERVENTILATE as the pair explore uncharted territory with a bonus bit of business at the end of the episode! Happy Hallowe'en everyone! With thanks as always to Laurence Owen of longcatmedia.com for the theme music. Please follow us on Instagram @popcornbucketpod, or on Twitter @popcornbucketpd.
01:29:19
October 26, 2021
One Shot: Movies from 2010
One Shot: Movies from 2010
Hello and welcome to this particularly scrappy One Shot episode of The Popcorn Bucket Podcast! This week, The Random Popcorn Maker has popped out the year 2010, so Ben and Rob put their best feet forward and arm themselves with two (hopefully) unique movies released in 2010 to battle against each other.   In this episode, Ben hasn't done his homework (shock) and tries listening to his heart, Rob clicks and whistles about disgusting ways to eat prawns and the pair workshop band names. With thanks as always to Laurence Owen of longcatmedia.com for the theme music.  Please follow us on Instagram @popcornbucketpod, or on Twitter  @popcornbucketpd.
55:54
October 19, 2021
Franchise Fatigue? James Bond (Daniel Craig) Part 002
Franchise Fatigue? James Bond (Daniel Craig) Part 002
Hello and welcome to The Popcorn Bucket Podcast! In Part 002 of our Daniel Craig James Bond Franchise Fatigue episode, we're talking all things No Time To Die.  We delve deep in spoilers, so please be advised if you haven't seen it yet. THIS IS YOUR LAST AND FINAL SPOILER WARNING! In this double-oh bonus ep, Rob gets hung up on The Wrong Trousers, Ben barely takes a breath between points and both discuss the merits of Jelly Snakes. With thanks as always to Laurence Owen of longcatmedia.com for the theme music. Please follow us on Instagram @popcornbucketpod, or on Twitter @popcornbucketpd.
01:15:25
October 16, 2021
Franchise Fatigue? James Bond (Daniel Craig) Part 001
Franchise Fatigue? James Bond (Daniel Craig) Part 001
Hello and welcome to The Popcorn Bucket Podcast! This week, we're tackling the James Bond franchise. As we value your time and ours, we're only focusing on Daniel Craig's tenure in the tuxedo this time around. In Part 001, we go through Casino Royale to Spectre, with new release No Time To Die getting a roomy bonus episode all to itself very soon.  Fun Fact: Both Ben and Rob wore replica tight blue swimming trunks for this week's recording.   Links: The Surprising Quality of Quantum of Solace  Changing Faces With thanks as always to Laurence Owen of longcatmedia.com for the theme music.   Please follow us on Instagram @popcornbucketpod, or on Twitter @popcornbucketpd.
01:42:42
October 12, 2021
One Shot: Clint Eastwood
One Shot: Clint Eastwood
Hello and welcome to this particularly grizzled and gruff One Shot episode of The Popcorn Bucket Podcast! The Random Popcorn Vague Concept Device of Convenience is still on the fritz (apparently) so we're answering another listener call and endeavouring to find the Eastwoodiest film possible. Will Rob leave his comfort zone and step outside the box? Will Ben actually manage to win one this time? [Third tantalizing question template goes here] DON'T FORGET, BEN. IT ALWAYS LOOKS INCREDIBLY UNPROFESSIONAL WHEN YOU LEAVE THE PLACEHOLDERS IN. The answers and more can only be found by listening to this week's episode! With thanks as always to Laurence Owen of longcatmedia.com for the theme music. Please follow us on Instagram @popcornbucketpod, or on Twitter @popcornbucketpd.
43:38
October 04, 2021
Pick 'n Mix: September 2021
Pick 'n Mix: September 2021
Hello and welcome to the September 2021 Pick ‘n Mix episode of The Popcorn Bucket Podcast! This week we have a tête-à-tête about "trailerized" tracks, ramble about rocketeers and pontificate on the passing of the pithy put-down. If that isn't enough (and it absolutely should be, you insatiable beasts) we cover some of this month's new trailers and general movie happenings into the bargain. The Unherd article we discuss can be found here With thanks to Laurence Owen of longcatmedia.com for the theme music.    Please follow us on Instagram @popcornbucketpod, or on Twitter @popcornbucketpd.
52:52
September 27, 2021
One Shot: Magic
One Shot: Magic
Hello and welcome to this magical One Shot episode of The Popcorn Bucket Podcast, in which we cast a spell and peer through the crystal ball to look at films concerning Magic. With thanks as always to Laurence Owen of longcatmedia.com for the theme music. Please follow us on Instagram @popcornbucketpod, or on Twitter @popcornbucketpd.
55:20
September 20, 2021
Franchise Fatigue? The Matrix
Franchise Fatigue? The Matrix
Hello and welcome, this week we unplug, take a red or blue pill (or both), look out for duplicated cats, and dive into The Matrix. With thanks as always to Laurence Owen of longcatmedia.com for the theme music. Please follow us on Instagram @popcornbucketpod, or on Twitter @popcornbucketpd.
01:20:60
September 14, 2021
Franchise Fatigue? Jumanji
Franchise Fatigue? Jumanji
Welcome, to a podcast for those who seek to find a way to leave their world behind. This week we look at the Jumanji franchise. A game is played, time travel is discussed, and an attempt to define the rules is made. With thanks as always to Laurence Owen of longcatmedia.com for the theme music. Please follow us on Instagram @popcornbucketpod, or on Twitter @popcornbucketpd.
01:24:04
September 06, 2021
Pick ‘n Mix: August 2021
Pick ‘n Mix: August 2021
Hello and welcome to the August 2021 Pick ‘n Mix episode of The Popcorn Bucket Podcast. This week we discuss the prospect of a Community movie, a few upcoming tv shows based on films, and trailers for Cry Macho, The King’s Man, The Eternals. At some point Rob might let Ben mention the new Spider-Man trailer. With thanks to Laurence Owen of longcatmedia.com for the theme music. Please follow us on Instagram @popcornbucketpod, or on Twitter @popcornbucketpd.
54:11
August 30, 2021
One Shot: Films From 1990
One Shot: Films From 1990
Hello and welcome to this retro episode of The Popcorn Bucket Podcast, in which we go back over 30 years to 1990, and each choose a (non franchise) film. We talk about unanswered questions in film, fandoms, and film tie in magazines. You can find us on Instagram @popcornbucketpod, on Twitter @popcornbucketpd, or via email podcast@popcornbucket.com, and please subscribe and share the episode if you like it. With thanks as always to Laurence Owen of longcatmedia.com for the theme music
36:28
August 24, 2021
One Shot: Sandra Bullock
One Shot: Sandra Bullock
Hello and welcome to another ‘One Shot’ episode of The Popcorn Bucket Podcast. This week we are each looking at a non-franchise film starring the one and only Sandra Bullock. With thanks to Laurence Owen of longcatmedia.com for the theme music. Please follow us on Instagram @popcornbucketpod, or on Twitter @popcornbucketpd.
37:24
August 16, 2021
One Shot: Danny Boyle
One Shot: Danny Boyle
Hello and welcome to another ‘One Shot’ episode of The Popcorn Bucket Podcast. This week the Random Popcorn Maker of Film has popped out the director Danny Boyle, as we choose one of his non-franchise films. Rob over explains his film, and then over apologises, and Ben gets vaguely emotional. With thanks to Laurence Owen of longcatmedia.com for the theme music. Please follow us on Instagram @popcornbucketpod, or on Twitter @popcornbucketpd.
01:05:56
August 09, 2021
Pick ‘N Mix: July 2021
Pick ‘N Mix: July 2021
Hello and welcome to the Pick ‘N Mix episode for July 2021, in which we look at film trailers and news for the month. This time we talk a lot about Ghostbusters, we react to reaction trailers, and attempt to use the audio medium of a podcast to describe the visual medium of a poster. You can find us on Instagram @popcornbucketpod, on Twitter @popcornbucketpd, or email podcast@popcornbucket.com, and please subscribe and share the episode if you like it. With thanks as always to Laurence Owen of longcatmedia.com for the theme music.
42:23
August 03, 2021
Franchise Fatigue? The Raid
Franchise Fatigue? The Raid
Hello and welcome to another ‘Franchise Fatigue?’ episode of The popcorn Bucket Podcast. This week we are taking a spoiler-filled look at the epic action double feature of The Raid and The Raid 2. Tune in to listen to Ben get frustrated as Rob reads out the longest description ever (#hoorayforphysicalmedia), Ben gives a (fight) geography lesson, and there are mentions of Streets of Rage and One Foot In The Grave. You can find us on Instagram @popcornbucketpod, on Twitter @popcornbucketpd, or email podcast@popcornbucket.com, and please subscribe and share the episode if you like it. With thanks as always to Laurence Owen of longcatmedia.com for the theme music.
01:06:55
July 26, 2021
One Shot: Feel Good Films
One Shot: Feel Good Films
Hello and welcome to episode 15 of The Popcorn Bucket Podcast. This week is a One Shot episode in which we each pick a Feel Good Film. Conversations are had about wallets, product placement, and Ross Kemp. As always, no franchise films are allowed.! Find us on Instagram @popcornbucketpod, on Twitter @popcornbucketpd, or email podcast@popcornbucket.com, and subscribe and share the episode if you like it. With thanks as always to Laurence Owen of longcatmedia.com for the theme music
37:45
July 19, 2021
One Shot: Films from 2008
One Shot: Films from 2008
Hello and welcome to a new One Shot episode! This week we are turning the clock back to the distant age of 2008, as we each pick a film released in that year, and compare and contrast. As always, no franchise films are allowed. Find us on Instagram @popcornbucketpod, on Twitter @popcornbucketpd, or email podcast@popcornbucket.com, and subscribe and share the episode if you like it. With thanks as always to Laurence Owen of longcatmedia.com for the theme music.
36:40
July 12, 2021
Franchise Fatigue? Men in Black
Franchise Fatigue? Men in Black
Hello and welcome to another "Franchise Fatigue?" episode of The Popcorn Bucket Podcast!  This week, we're donning our shades, putting on sharp black suits and tackling the Men in Black franchise. Be prepared for discussions about avoiding social faux pas with decapitation, our concern for cockroach welfare and little dudes in big dudes' heads as we attempt to sort the perfect puffs of popcorn from the sad, stale bits at the bottom of the bucket. With thanks as always to Laurence Owen of Long Cat Media for the theme music. Please follow us on Instagram @popcornbucketpod or on Twitter @popcornbucketpd
01:16:57
July 05, 2021
Pick ‘N Mix: June 2021
Pick ‘N Mix: June 2021
Hello and welcome to episode 12 of The Popcorn Bucket Podcast! This week it’s the turn of our monthly Pick ‘N Mix episode, in which we discuss a few film trailers we have enjoyed this month, and bring up film news which we have found to be of interest. We are on Instagram @popcornbucketpod, and on Twitter @popcornbucketpd. With thanks as always to Lawrence Owen of longcatmedia.com for the theme music.
47:23
June 28, 2021
Franchise Fatigue? Zorro
Franchise Fatigue? Zorro
Hello and welcome to episode 11! In this ‘Franchise Fatigue?’ episode we look at the Zorro franchise. Woodwork is carved with a Z, masks are donned, and buckles are swashed as Rob reminisces about fencing and fancy dress, and Ben talks about animals and explosions. Please follow us on Instagram @popcornbucketpod, on Twitter @popcornbucketpd, or email podcast@popcornbucket.com, and subscribe and share the episode if you like it. With thanks as always to Laurence Owen of longcatmedia.com for the theme music.
01:14:20
June 21, 2021
One Shot: (Joyfully) Anachronistic Historical Films
One Shot: (Joyfully) Anachronistic Historical Films
Hello and welcome to the tenth episode spectacular of The Popcorn Bucket Podcast. For this ‘One Shot’ episode (in which Ben and Rob each pick a film on an agreed subject, with the one rule being that the film must be a standalone, and not have any prequels, sequels, or spin-offs), the subject is (Joyfully) Anachronistic Historical Films. Ben knows what film Rob has chosen (so watches it anyway). Rob talks history and one of his all time Top Ten Films, and Ben talks, ahem, ‘science theory’. Please follow us on Instagram @popcornbucketpod, on Twitter @popcornbucketpd, or email podcast@popcornbucket.com (and let us know if you have any favourite (Joyfully) Anachronistic Historical Films), and subscribe and share the episode if you like it. With thanks as always to Laurence Owen of longcatmedia.com for the theme music.
01:07:26
June 14, 2021
One Shot: Christian Bale
One Shot: Christian Bale
Before we begin, apologies for the sound quality of this episode, it’s an early recording we did and we have cleaned it up as best we can, but apologies it’s not up to the usual standard Hello and welcome to episode 9 of The Popcorn Bucket Podcast. This week is another ‘One Shot’ episode, in which Ben and Rob each pick a film on an agreed subject, with the one rule being that the film must be a standalone, and not have any prequels, sequels, or spin-offs. This time, the topic is Christian Bale. Listen as Ben is blindsided by a revelation, and Rob tries to crowbar in a reference to a radio sitcom. With thanks as always to Laurence Owen of longcatmedia.com for the theme music. Please follow us on Instagram @popcornbucketpod, on Twitter@popcornbucketpd, or email podcast@popcornbucket.com
47:47
June 07, 2021
Pick ‘N Mix: May 2021
Pick ‘N Mix: May 2021
Hello and welcome to the latest episode of The Popcorn Bucket Podcast. This is our regular Pick ‘N Mix episode in which we look at film news and trailers from the previous month. This time we look at The Green Knight, being a Spider-Fan, and the JGLU. Many thanks to Laurence Owen of longcatmedia.com for the theme music, and many apologies the opening of this episode. Follow us on Instagram @popcornbucketpod, or on Twitter @popcornbucketpd.
49:45
May 31, 2021
Franchise Fatigue? Pirates of the Caribbean - Part Two!
Franchise Fatigue? Pirates of the Caribbean - Part Two!
Hello and welcome to part two of our look at the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise. This time, Ben gets exasperated, Rob talks about sharks, and there is another terrible pirate impression, before we finally rank the entire franchise. Follow us on Instagram @popcornbucketpod, and on Twitter @popcornbucketpd. With thanks as always to Laurence Owen of longcatmedia.com for the theme music.
54:22
May 24, 2021
Franchise Fatigue? Pirates of the Caribbean (Part One)
Franchise Fatigue? Pirates of the Caribbean (Part One)
Hello and welcome to the latest Franchise Fatigue? episode of The Popcorn Bucket Podcast. This week we are starting our look at The Pirates of the Caribbean franchise, in which we look at the high points, the low points, and everything in between. Expect talk of gold, apples, and terrible pirate impressions. With thanks as always to Laurence Owen of longcatmedia.com for the theme music. Follow us on Instagram @popcornbucketpod, or on Twitter @popcornbucketpd, or email podcast@popcornbucket.com
01:27:27
May 17, 2021
One Shot: Films From 2003
One Shot: Films From 2003
Hello and welcome to episode 5 of The Popcorn Bucket Podcast. This week we are debuting our ‘One Shot’ episodes, in which Ben and Rob each pick a film on an agreed subject, with the one rule being that the film must be a standalone, and not have any prequels, sequels, or spin-offs. So for the first One Shot, Ben throws all this out of the podcast window, as we look at films from 2003. With thanks as always to Laurence Owen of longcatmedia.com for the theme music. Follow us on Instagram @popcornbucketpod, on Twitter@popcornbucketpd, or email podcast@popcornbucket.com
36:10
May 10, 2021
Pick 'N Mix: April 2021
Pick 'N Mix: April 2021
Hello and welcome to the inaugural Pick 'N Mix episode of The Popcorn Bucket Podcast. This week is a more experimental episode, and talks about film news from April 2021, in which Ben and Rob discuss the Oscars, retrospective advertising and (with spoilers) The Falcon and the Winter Soldier. Apologies for the sound issues on this episode. With thanks as always to Laurence Owen of Long Cat Media for the theme music. Follow us on: Instagram @popcornbucketpod Twitter @popcornbucketpd or email podcast@thepopcornbucket.com
46:45
May 03, 2021
Franchise Fatigue? Deadpool
Franchise Fatigue? Deadpool
Hello and welcome to another ‘Franchise Fatigue?’ episode of The Popcorn Bucket Podcast. This week, we're looking at the Deadpool films and discussing the high points, the low points, and everything in between. Be Amazed! As Rob tries to shoehorn cake into the conversation! Be Shocked! As Ben reveals The Thing He Hates Most in the World! With thanks as always to Laurence Owen of longcatmedia.com for the theme music!
51:51
April 26, 2021
Franchise Fatigue? Jack Reacher
Franchise Fatigue? Jack Reacher
Hello and welcome to episode 2 of The Popcorn Bucket Podcast. For this ‘Franchise Fatigue?’ episode we are discussing the Tom Cruise starring ‘Jack Reacher’ films, and looking at the high points, the low points, and everything in between. This week Rob counts cafés and says nothing, and Ben has two jokes about ‘Never Go Back’. With many thanks to Laurence Owen of longcatmedia.com for the theme music.
53:57
April 19, 2021
Franchise Fatigue? Percy Jackson
Franchise Fatigue? Percy Jackson
Welcome to the first episode of The Popcorn Bucket Podcast! This is a Franchise Fatigue episode, and we are looking at the Percy Jackson films, to look at the high points, the low points, and everything in between. With thanks to Laurence Owen of longcatmedia.com for the theme music.
01:01:18
April 12, 2021