popcorn movie


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popcorn movie

n
(Film) a film that appeals to a mass audience
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And so, as mad as Non-Stop gets at 35,000 feet, Liam Neeson is just the man to make sure your Saturday night popcorn movie has the "pops" factor.
Okay, so it's no cinematic masterpiece, but for those who love a good popcorn movie there's plenty on offer with lots of extravagant pyrotechnics and a huge assembly of stars in the line up.
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A confident popcorn movie - way more fun than Cruise and Diaz had together in Vanilla Sky.
But don't expect the star to ever star in another summer popcorn movie.
It's like a cross between Looney Tunes and The Naked Lunch--a hallucinogenic popcorn movie you can safely forget the moment it's over.
Directed and co-written by Joss Whedon (The Cabin in the Woods), Avengers Assemble is a terrific popcorn movie appetiser for the return of Spider-Man, Batman and 007 later this year and, if you stay for the end credits, you'll see The Skrulls eager for some action in a sequel.
It won't stretch your brain power, but it's a good popcorn movie.
And that, he emphasises, is irrespective of whether the film is an independent art-house or a mammoth popcorn movie.
These two scenes alone are worth the ticket price for this pure popcorn movie.
Romantic, funny, actionpacked and nostalgic Back To The Future still remains the ultimate popcorn movie.