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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"I'm lucky to exorcise all my demons and my complexities and my fears on one hand and then do something fun and collaborative with a big ensemble that's more of popcorn film on the other.
But this is a "popcorn film", suggests Dave - and he hopes viewers don't take it too seriously.
Critics give it "4.5 out of 5 stars" and call "Murder in the Woods" a "fun, popcorn film" with a "phenomenal storyline" that "delivers on its promise in heaps."
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.
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.
Critics give it "4.5 out of 5 stars" and call Murder in the Woods "a fun, popcorn film" with a "phenomenal storyline" that "delivers on its promise in heaps."
It's a modestly entertaining popcorn film, best viewed by disengaging your brain and going with the flow.
``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.
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.