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Eat Popcorn to Raise Money for Breast Cancer Awareness Month
Two Austin business partners throw a benefit party for the Austin affiliate of the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Awareness organization.
" Nikki Dugas and Nadia Elhaj, owner of Cornucopia Popcorn Creations (1914 Guadalupe, Suite B, 477-2676, will culminate a..."

Oct. 28, 2008 Food Post by Virginia B. Wood

Chutney Popcorn
Intriguing and unpredictable film examines the lives of an Indian-American family torn apart by an elder daughter's inability to conceive with her American-born husband.
"...will screen first. ­ Barry Johnson (excerpted from "Chutney Popcorn: Light, Crunchy, Salty," 8-25-00)..."

Jan. 31, 2001 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

First Plates Extra Helpings: The Perfect Pop
Popcorn gets under the fingernails and stays in the blood
"...served as the human assistant to the house's giant popcorn machine: a stainless steel chamber with clear plastic windows..."

Feb. 11, 2015 Food Post by Sara Reihani

'There's No Place Like Home'
One superfan's quest to bring the rules of basketball back home
"...was presented as what I like to call a “popcorn doc.” And that's fine by me...."

Oct. 16, 2012 Sports Post by Will Eidam

Undercover Blues
" would pop up a grocery bag full of popcorn, let us each pick a can from the tantalizing..."

Sept. 17, 1993 Movie Review by Hollis Chacona

"...the story unfolding before you, but you've misplaced your popcorn as well. Maddin revels in keeping his audience at..."

Nov. 29, 1991 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Transformers: Dark of the Moon
Both ridiculous and ridiculously fun, this is over-the-top robotic mayhem.
" they do with this lumbering behemoth of a popcorn, sci-fi actioner. This time out, the script (by Ehren..."

July 1, 2011 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Panic Room
"...Panic Room, a chilly, squirmy suspense thriller, a self-proclaimed “popcorn” flick. Jodie Foster stars as Meg Altman, a recently..."

March 29, 2002 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

To Know Joe Lansdale Is to Love Joe Lansdale
All Hail the Popcorn King trails the writer of the purple rage
"...documentarian and self-professed fangirl Hansi Oppenheimer's All Hail the Popcorn King, a tribute to and examination of Joe Lansdale,..."

Aug. 16, 2019 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

Lucy in the Sky
Natalie Portman's astronaut crashes to Earth
"...her profoundly. Once back home, she stares at the popcorn ceiling of her home with her husband Drew (Stevens,..."

Oct. 11, 2019 Movie Review by Josh Kupecki

What if Superman, but bad?
"...his brothers have written is basically a Friday night popcorn movie, a slasher where we know whodunit from moment..."

May 31, 2019 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

Captain Marvel
Brie Larson confidently lays the next cornerstone of the Marvel Cinematic Universe
"...terrorists, Talos (Mendelsohn, continuing a peerless run of memorable popcorn villains), she goes all the way to that planet..."

March 8, 2019 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

The Predator
The Predator needs an editor
"...right? And for a time, The Predator offers some popcorn thrills, grisly deaths, and funny one-liners. But the film..."

Sept. 14, 2018 Movie Review by Josh Kupecki

The LEGO Ninjago Movie
The LEGO law of diminishing returns
"...comedic sequences that nearly made me choke on my popcorn. The bad news is that unlike the previous two..."

Sept. 22, 2017 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Going in Style
Three old-timers plan to rob a bank
"...the interplay. Go for the actors, stay for the popcorn and the sight of Michael Caine, Morgan Freeman, and..."

April 7, 2017 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Great Wall
Matt Damon protects the Chinese from lizards
"...but no worries: The Great Wall is a soggy popcorn movie without the kernel of a political agenda. Or..."

Feb. 24, 2017 Movie Review by Steve Davis

Underworld: Blood Wars
Vampires vs. werewolves (again)
"...As popcorn-infused, lazy-day genre fare, you could do a lot worse..."

Jan. 13, 2017 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Central Intelligence
Dwayne Johnson and Kevin Hart make for passable action buddies
"...of course, absolutely nothing wrong with a silly summer popcorn movie. Turn your brain off, spend a couple of..."

June 17, 2016 Movie Review by Josh Kupecki

Go behind the groundbreaking book of interviews; a must for cinephiles
"...had been largely dismissed as a mere crafter of popcorn entertainment. Truffaut preserved for posterity their weeklong conversation in..."

Feb. 26, 2016 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

The Big Short
The financial meltdown of 2008 is treated with terrific comic spin
"...considerable charisma to explain collateralized debt obligation to the popcorn-munching masses. (A host of less famous but top-notch character..."

Dec. 25, 2015 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

The 33
Antonio Banderas stars in this story about the trapped Chilean miners
"...recent, true event that gripped the world’s attention into popcorn entertainment is almost tantamount to admitting defeat from the..."

Nov. 13, 2015 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Cop Car
Two boys go on the lam in Kevin Bacon's cop car
"...edging forward in your seat and choking on your popcorn. Think of it as a freeze frame from Boyhood..."

Aug. 7, 2015 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation
Just accept the mission and pass the popcorn
"...of the plot. Accept the mission and pass the popcorn...."

July 31, 2015 Movie Review by Josh Kupecki

The Marvel Universe expands to include comedy
"...grand narrative pomposity. Ant-Man is infectious, silly entertainment, a popcorn flick that knows what it is and does what..."

July 17, 2015 Movie Review by Josh Kupecki

Exodus: Gods and Kings
Batten down the hatches! The plagues are here!
"...but let’s face it: No one goes to unleavened popcorn movies like this for deep thoughts, they go for..."

Dec. 19, 2014 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The November Man
Pierce Brosnan stars in this spy thriller that's decently made, but lacks the sizzle of a 007 or Jason Bourne.
"...Job) – the film moves along at a lively, popcorn-friendly pace...."

Aug. 29, 2014 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Devil's Due
She's having an unholy baby - but isn't that every pregnant woman's fear? The only new ingredient in this horror setup is the found-footage element.
"...your mouth. For all its effectively spooky cinematography, this popcorn horror show is just plain stale...."

Jan. 24, 2014 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug
Superior in nearly all ways to its predecessor, this second film in the prequel to The Lord of the Rings trilogy is a welcome surprise.
"...improvement over The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey. It’s a popcorn movie (in the best sense) disguised as deep-core nerdism...."

Dec. 13, 2013 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Jake Gyllenhaal is a detective working a troubling case, and Hugh Jackman's wound-up father of the victim is just one of his problems.
"...Villeneuve proves there's still a little wiggle room in popcorn block-busted Hollywood to make a dark, brooding, uplifting downer..."

Sept. 27, 2013 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Summer Fun: Season’s Screenings
Austin filmmakers pick their favorite summer movies
"...heat is from a cool remove on the couch (popcorn optional). To that end, we asked eight Austin filmmakers..."

May 14, 2013 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

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