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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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's the quintessential '80s popcorn movie, but it takes in the moods, and the motifs, of other cinematic golden ages.
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.
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"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.
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The words "commercial" or "popcorn movie" have been used to describe Foolproof--terms that cause Phillips to bristle somewhat.
1 CON AIR Tonight, Sony Movie Channel, 9pm IF YOU'RE in the mood for good popcorn movie, this action thriller will the bill.
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.
Inferno, the latest blockbuster in Dan Brown's Da Vinci Code series, is a bog standard popcorn movie that doesn't disappoint, as long as your expectations are set to relatively mediocre.
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.