Actors, Awards, Composers, Directors, Movies, Music, Pop Culture Podcast, Reviews

Episode 27: PCF Oscar Picks, 2018

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This week, Shannon has a particular set of skills; skills she has acquired over a very long period. Skills that make her a nightmare for office Oscar pools everywhere. And she’s putting her particular set of skills to good use this week, filling us in on which films are currently considered frontrunners for each category of the Academy Awards. Take a listen so you too can impress your friends and family with your knowledge of this year’s Oscar nominees!

BTW, did you know we’re currently running a CONTEST?!

To celebrate our first year covering the Academy Awards, Pop Culture Footnotes is holding an Oscar predictions competition. Make your picks for a chance to win a $25 gift card to the movie theatre of your choice!

To enter:

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All entries must be received by 3/3/2018 11:59 PM PST. May the odds be ever in your favor!

Awards, Directors, Movies, Music, Pop Culture Podcast, Reviews

Episode 24: Best Picture Nominee Recaps, 2018

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The nominees have been announced and the Oscars campaigning has begun—it’s Shannon’s favorite time of the year! So if you’re like most people and didn’t get the chance to see all nine of the films nominated for Best Picture this year, we’ve got you covered. Join Courtenay, Shannon, and Tana as we recap the 2018 Best Picture nominees, explaining what they’re about and why (we think) they’ve been nominated. And the Oscar goes to…

Books, Comics, Graphic Novels, Movies, Pop Culture Podcast, Reviews

Episode 13: Justice League

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Hold the phone! Before you run out to see Justice League, join Courtenay, Shannon, Tana, and special guest Andrew from the Pop Pop Culture podcast as we discuss the comic book versions of Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, Aquaman, The Flash, and Cyborg. We also give our opinions of the new movie so you can (hopefully!) avoid having to go and see it yourself.

Bonus! We also take the following quiz to see which DC superhero we are. Follow along by taking the quiz here.

PS. We are super grateful to Andrew for coming on this week to fill in the gaps in our comic book knowledge. Be sure to give him and Pop Pop Culture a little love at any of the following links:

iTunes— Pop Pop Culture
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Twitter— @poppopculturepd
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Authors, Books, Movies, Pop Culture Podcast, Reviews

Episode 12: Murder on the Orient Express & Agatha Christie

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Join us this week as Courtenay, Shannon, and Tana review the new Murder on the Orient Express movie. We also talk a bit more about the OG OCD detective, Hercule Poirot, some of Agatha Christie’s other works, and the influence that this prolific writer has had on the murder mystery genre.

Also, if you liked the short Stranger Things preview we gave you on last week’s episode, check us out on this week’s episode of Pop Pop Culture! We sat down with host Andrew Stevens to talk recent pop culture news and give our thoughts on the latest season of Netflix’s hit show, Stranger Things. You can find the episode on iTunes and the Pop Pop Culture website. And if you like what you hear, please give Pop Pop Culture a little love on Facebook and Twitter.

Enjoy!