popcorn film

popcorn film

A film that is entertaining to watch but is generally not of a very high quality or rich in emotional or intellectual depth. A: "So what film do you want to go see later?" B: "I don't feel like watching anything too heavy or complex—let's just see whatever popcorn film is out."
See also: film, popcorn
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A simple script, with funny punches and interesting characters, is all you need to make a Bollywood popcorn film entertaining.
But, pound for pound, Final Destination 5 director Steven Quale has made the popcorn film of 2014 punching above its weight.
It's a modestly entertaining popcorn film, best viewed by disengaging your brain and going with the flow.
So it's a bit of a surprise to see her fronting new political popcorn film V For Vendetta.
If you like your movies well over the top and packed with incoherent action then this is the perfect Saturday night popcorn film.
Supremacy,'' directed by Paul Greengrass (``Bloody Sunday''), is a pure popcorn film in the best sense.
We never really got to discuss the passivity of the role, but that was the thing Jodie liked about it - that it was a popcorn film of the sort you'd go to see on a Friday night.
Costanzo said of the new film, “I wanted to make a fun popcorn film, one that I would actually go see and we're having a blast on the set
A Showbox/Mediaplex release of a Wellmade Starm and Popcorn Film presentation in association with Showbox/Mediaplex and Fox Intl.
Even though it's not a popcorn film, it could wind up in the year's top five.
Last year ended with public offerings for movie companies including Poibos, K & Entertainment, Nubotek, Popcorn Film and MKB.
Studio is marketing "Sky Captain" as a popcorn film in the post-summer, evoking a blend of "Star Wars" and "Raiders of the Lost Ark," a unique look and strong cast including Law, Gwyneth Paltrow and Angelina Jolie.
A Showbox release of an IM Pictures, KTB Network presentation of a Popcorn Film production.
A Korea Pictures release and presentation of a Popcorn Film production, in association with MP Entertainment.
This year we will release 40 features that range from big budget popcorn films to grassroots independent cinema.