On this week’s episode of the Pop Junk Podcast, we review the 2015 film Victoria directed by Sebastian Schipper and starring Laia Costa, Frederick Lau and Franz Rogowski.

Film Synopsis: A young Spanish woman who has newly moved to Berlin finds her flirtation with a local guy turn potentially deadly as their night out with his friends reveals a dangerous secret.

Also!

  • Billy Dee in Lego Movie – Billy Dee Williams will finally get to be Two Face…sort of. He will provide the voice for Two-Face in the new Lego Batman movie.
  • Han Solo movie could be very colorful – The new Han Solo film could be very colorful and will take a lot of inspiration from westerns.
  • Nintendo World coming to Universal – Universal is creating a Nintendo themed section for their parks. Coolest thing ever? Probably.
  • Women directing film – We discuss the state of women directing film, specifically big summer blockbusters. How do we fix the problem of not enough women directing these films?
  • Kong Trailer – We briefly discuss the newest Kong trailer

 

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Go to http://www.patreon.com/popjunkpodcast  or click the Patreon link to the left of our site and check it out! Our first goal is to be able to do giveaways for our listeners and we think that’s going to be a really cool thing.

On this week’s episode of the Pop Junk Podcast, we forego our big movie review and instead discuss the films that shaped us and generated our love for film to this day. Do you have a film or set of films that influenced your movie watching habits? Let us know in the comments.

Also!

  • Netflix offline playback – Netflix may soon be offering offline playback of their content.
  • Film Struck launch has a rocky start – The new movie streaming service Film Struck is launched but has problems getting off the ground. We discuss our interest in the service.
  • Mass Effect Andromeda teaser trailer – A new Mass Effect trailer has been released and we talk about our history with the video game series.
  • First look at Beauty and the Beast live action film – There are new images of the newest live action remake from Disney. We talk about our love of Disney films and speculate why these live action remakes are happening.

 

On this week’s episode of the Pop Junk Podcast, we review the 2014 horror film It Follows, directed by David Robert Mitchell and starring Bailey Spry, Carollette Phillips and Loren Bass.

Film Synopsis: A young woman is followed by an unknown supernatural force after a sexual encounter.

Plus!

  • Nintendo Switch – Nintendo has released a video with the first look at their newest console, dubbed the Switch. We discuss our thoughts on what they showed.
  • Red Dead Redemption 2 – Rockstar Games has finally released a teaser trailer of Red Dead Redemption 2, the long awaited sequel(prequel?) to their smash hit western game.
  • Donald Glover is Lando Calrissian – Donald Glover has been cast as the young Lando Calrissian in the Han Solo solo film. We discuss.
  • Logan Trailer – The first trailer of the newest Wolverine has dropped and we really are liking the way it’s shaping up.
  • Tim Miller no longer directing Deadpool 2Creative differences have cost Tim Miller the director spot for Deadpool 2. Was this a good move by Fox?

 

On this week’s episode of the Pop Junk Podcast, we review the 2015 “Horror”/Folk Tale The Witch, directed by Robert Eggers and starring Anya Taylor-Joy, Ralph Ineson and Katie Dickie.

Film Synopsis: A family in 1630s New England is torn apart by the forces of witchcraft, black magic and possession.

Also!

  • Black Mirror Season 3 – Netflix has picked up the 3rd season of Black Mirror for 6 episodes. We briefly discuss our excitement over the new season
  • Our top horror films of all time – We try to name each of our most favorite horror films of all time. It ain’t easy sometimes!
  • Pixar animators created a short film over a period of 5 years in their spare time – We discuss the animated short film, Borrowed Time. Recommended watch!
  • Trailer Guide – Rogue One and Loving Vincent

 

On this week’s spooooooky episode of the Popjunk Podcast, we discuss the newest M. Night Shayamalan film The Visit starring Olivia DeJonge, Ed Oxenbould, Deanna Dunagan and Peter McRobbie.

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On this week’s episode of the Popjunk Podcast, we discuss the indie comedy film Obvious Child directed by Gillian Robespierre and starring Jenny Slate and Jake Lacy.

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On this week’s episode of the Popjunk Podcast, the guys discuss the newest Christopher Nolan film, Interstellar starring Matthew McConaughey, Jessica Chastain, Matt Damon and Anne Hathaway.

Also!

  • We get an update from Brad Bird on Incredibles 2
  • Remember Sierra Games? Well, if you do a lot of them are now on Steam!
  • Is Nintendo’s newest console going to use cartridges? We discuss
  • We talk about ARQ, a sci fi movie from Netflix kind of in the vein of Groundhog Day
  • The Mythbusters are coming back!
  • There’s a documentary that is attempting to change thoughts about the Star Wars Prequels

On this week’s episode of the Popjunk Podcast, John is out having a baby(selfish) so Chad and Zo are joined by guest host CJ Whitby! They review the sci-fi film Ex Machina, directed by Alex Garland and starring Alicia Vikander, Oscar Issac and Domhnall Gleeson.

But Wait!

Unfortunately, there will not be a new episode of the Popjunk Podcast this week. John and Chad are both sick and Zo is sick of Chad and John…. But seriously, Chad and John are under the weather so we can’t get an episode in the can this week.

However, to tide you wonderful listeners over, here is another 48 hour film project by one of Zo’s friends, Billy Cannon. It’s called Perspective and it’s a very insightful but also sad look at the reactionary culture of today’s society. The film took 2nd place in the Best of Film category at this year’s Little Rock 48 hour film contest. Please share and rate this film and we will be back the following week with another riveting episode of the Popjunk Podcast. Enjoy!