popcorn movie


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popcorn movie

n
(Film) a film that appeals to a mass audience
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There are two extra scenes at the end-one significantly moving the plot forward, and another that's inconsequential but still humorous-nicely capping off a snappy, thoroughly enjoyable popcorn movie that can easily be counted among Marvel's most entertaining and colorful ones.
Sarah, who is from Stockton where she used to run the popular Popcorn movie memorabilia store in the town, now runs Lovebomb Cushions.
The rare popcorn movie to score awards attention, it's already hit home entertainment platforms.
If you're in the mood for a good popcorn movie, this action thriller will fit the bill.
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.
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.
It's the quintessential '80s popcorn movie, but it takes in the moods, and the motifs, of other cinematic golden ages.