Awards, Movies, Pop Culture Podcast

Episode 46: The Sharkies

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Ever wondered which shark movie has the best shark attack? Which one features the most improbable escape from a shark? We really sink our teeth into it as Courtenay, Shannon, and guest Brittney get ready for Shark Week, marrying two of Shannon’s greatest loves: awards shows and shark movies.

Also, Andrew from Pop Pop Culture gate crashes our episode and makes some good jokes, I guess.

Holiday Episodes, Movies, Pop Culture Podcast

Episode 45: Independence Day

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Happy 4th of July from all of us at Pop Culture Footnotes! What better way to celebrate Independence Day the holiday than to sit down and talk about Independence Day the movie? Join Courtenay, Shannon, and our guest, Alex, as we discuss plot, memorable scenes, and show-stopping inspirational speeches. #presidentbillpullman #bestpresidentever

Movies, Pop Culture Podcast

Episode 44: Casablanca

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Refugees, #resistance, and Nazis—oh my! No, it’s not today’s headline. It’s 1944 “Best Picture” winner, Casablanca! Join Courtenay and Shannon as they discuss one of the greatest films ever made, including quotable lines, memorable scenes, and the movie’s influence in 1960s counter-culture. Here’s lookin’ at you, kid.

Movies, Pop Culture Podcast

Episode 43: Jurassic Park

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Before you go see Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom this weekend, get geared up with our recap of the original trilogy and the reboot (thus far). Join Courtenay, Shannon, and our friend Whitney as we cover plot, the most heavily quoted lines, and the meme-iest of the films’ scenes. We got so caught up in whether we could that we didn’t stop to think if we should!

Movies, Pop Culture Podcast

Episode 42: The Ultimate Pixar Showdown

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What’s the best Pixar movie of all time? That’s what Courtenay, Shannon, and guest Derrick intend to discover this week. We go through our ultimate Pixar bracket match-up by match-up, weighing originality, story quality, moral lessons, and general likability for each film to determine our winners. Now you know!

Check out our filled out bracket here, and be sure to comment and let us know if you agree with our picks!

Also, be sure to check out all the great work Derrick is doing on the Mosaic Podcast!

Movies, Pop Culture Podcast

Introducing….The Ultimate Pixar Movie Bracket!

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Hey gang! We’re getting geared up for the release of Incredibles II next week with a new episode with our friend, Derrick from the Mosaic podcast. Our episode releases tomorrow, but we just have to know: what does your ultimate Pixar bracket look like?

Shoot us an email (, leave a comment, send a carrier pigeon—whatever you gotta do. Just let us know what you think of our bracket and what your picks would be. And be sure to check in tomorrow to hear our official PCF Pixar picks!

Aaaand go.