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Monster Popcorn Podcast: Episode 33 – Chef

The guys cook up a discussion on Jon Favreau’s entertaining and inspiring indie.

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Help Make Horror Comedy Ranger Danger A Reality! Plus An Interview with Director Jaz Moore!

  I was recently made aware of a Kickstarter campaign for a short horror comedy, entitled Ranger Danger, from up-and-coming filmmaker Jaz Moore. I really enjoyed the fun introduction video that Moore and crew made and thought the Cabin-in-the-Woods-esque synopsis sounded pretty entertaining. It’s obvious that Moore has a deep affinity for the horror genre […]

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Monster Popcorn Podcast: Episode 32 – Hellboy

Welcome to episode 32 of the Monster Popcorn Podcast! Ben, Daniel and Mel watched Guillermo del Toro’s Hellboy this week. Mel kicks off the episode with a discussion on independent comic book movies before talking about the film adaptation of Mike Mignola’s great comic book. The guys also call out Guillermo del Toro to hang out and shotgun a […]

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Monster Popcorn Podcast: Episode 31 – Nine Months

Welcome to episode 31 of the Monster Popcorn Podcast! Ben, Daniel and Mel watched the Hugh Grant led romantic comedy, Nine Months! Daniel opens the episode with a great discussion of the romantic comedy genre before getting into the movie of the week. Are you new to the podcast? Brand new episodes of the Monster Popcorn […]

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Monster Popcorn Podcast: Episode 30 – Halloween

Hello boys and ghouls! Welcome to episode 30 of the Monster Popcorn Podcast! Your horrific hosts Ben, Daniel and Mel, as well our first guest host Nolan McBride, celebrate the Halloween season by watching and discussing the (holiday-appropriate) John Carpenter classic, Halloween! Ben kicks off the episode by posing the question, why does horror matter? […]

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Monster Popcorn Podcast: Mini-sode – Reunited.. And It Feels So Good!

It’s a mini-episode! Ben, Daniel and Mel were all in Los Angeles at the same time and took advantage of this rare occasion to record a quick podcast together. The guys talk about their experience at the Los Angeles Haunted Hayride and share a few horror movie recommendations for the Halloween season. Are you new to the […]

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Monster Popcorn Podcast: Episode 29 – Close Encounters of the Third Kind

Episode 29 of the Monster Popcorn Podcast is now ready for your ears! Ben, Daniel and Mel watched some Spielbergian goodness this week with Close Encounters of the Third Kind! Mel kicks off the episode by asking the guys if they believe if aliens have ever visited Earth before diving into a discussion about the movie of the week. […]

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Monster Popcorn Podcast: Episode 28 – The Abyss

Episode 28 of the Monster Popcorn Podcast is now ready for your earholes to consume! Ben, Daniel and Mel finish off their science fiction trilogy of episodes with James Cameron’s The Abyss! Daniel kicks off the episode by leading a discussion on Cameron’s filmography before delving into the deep and dark waters of The Abyss! Are you […]

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Monster Popcorn Podcast: Episode 27 – Sunshine

Episode 27 of the Monster Popcorn Podcast is now available! Ben, Daniel and Mel continue their science fiction trilogy of episodes with 2007’s Sunshine! Ben kicks off the episode asking the guys what their favorite sci-fi TV show is before delving into the Danny Boyle-directed space thriller. Are you new to the podcast? Brand new episodes of the […]

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Monster Popcorn Podcast: Episode 26 – The Last Starfighter

Episode 26 of the Monster Popcorn Podcast is now available! Ben, Daniel and Mel start up a new trilogy of podcast episodes with the science fiction genre as its central theme. Mel kicks off the podcast talking about passionate opinions of all things popular culture and how we just need to understand each other’s viewpoints and be […]

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