popcorn movie


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popcorn movie

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 movie 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 movie is out."
See also: movie, popcorn
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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.
I hope they realise it's funny and romantic and it's a popcorn movie," she added.
Enjoyed on its own flimsy terms, Vantage Point is a big, muscular popcorn movie with some decent action sequences and teasing cliffhangers.
Next" is a popcorn movie, and it's a lot of fun if you just go along for the ride.
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.
It is the very definition of the summer popcorn movie," Dergarabedian said.
a confident popcorn movie, way more fun than Cruise and diaz had in Vanilla Sky.
It's just meant to be a bit of fun but I don't want to say it's a popcorn movie in case people think it's rubbish
Coriolanus is a bold stab at capturing the heart of a power-struggle and the deaths are impressively realistic, but nobody will seek it out as a popcorn movie.
He tells the assembled troops what they need for 2010 is a big old summer popcorn movie.
Some will dismiss GI Joe: The Rise Of Cobra as a popcorn movie.
Talk to any director after he has made a budget-busting, effects-laden popcorn movie, and he'll invariably tell you that what he'd really like to do next is something small, something character-driven.