Latest News

December 24, 2015
 

Pop! Pop! Ep. 16 – Star Wars The Force Awakens Review!

Pop! Pop! the Pop Culture Podcast! loves Star Wars as much as you do (probably more, let’s be honest) and guess what little movie came out last week? Star Wars The Force Awakens!  The LA Nerd & Taylor dedicate almost an entire episode to their review of the newest addition to the Star Wars universe.  But first, of course there’s a little Nerd News comin’ your way!  Patrick Geraghty and Missy Dowling chime in on the following: Tom Holland being spotted with a certain magical Benedict Cumberbatch character (Spider-Man AND Doctor Strange!? Daaaaamn!); Harry Potter is kind of back with a trailer for Fantastic Beasts & Where to Find Them and Missy just so happens to be an expert on all things wizardry; and finally Justin Lin ditches fast cars for fast spaceships with the first trailer for Star Trek: Beyond! We know it’s a little clashing of fandoms, but it’s good, we promise!

Then, get ready for Star Wars because the guys leave no stone unturned in their Star Wars The Force Awakens review!  (Non-spoiler review first, don’t worry.)

Show Notes:

[0:00 – 1:37] – Intro & sweet smooth jams.

[1:38 – 6:45] – Tom Holland spotted on Doctor Strange set. Should Marvel use him just because they have him?

[6:46 – 17:25] – Fantastic Beasts & Where to Find Them trailer discussion. Is this Harry Potter as we know it or something else entirely?

[17:26 – 26:44] – Star Trek: Beyond trailer reactions. 

STAAAARRRR WAAAARRRSSSS! (Don’t worry, non-spoiler review first)

[26:45 – 41:35] – The LA Nerd and Taylor start with their opening night experiences, talk about the importance of J.J. Abrams being involved with Star Wars, and a non-spoiler review of The Force Awakens.

[41:36 – 1:43:03] — Spoilers-a-plenty! Nothing is hidden or sacred! Everything and anything about The Force Awakens and Star Wars in general from here on out!

[1:43:03 – 1:45:28] – Outro / shout-outs!

 on twitter for all the latest nerdy happenings! 
//



About the Author

Joel Reaves
Joel Reaves
Joel (Aka The LA Nerd) is an independent filmmaker and podcaster that loves comic books about zombies, really short walks to the bar, and redheads named MJ but he's definitely not Spider-Man so stop asking, okay? Jeez.



 
 

 

Netflix Releases First Trailer for ‘Jessica Jones’ Season 2

Today, Netflix released the second trailer for its highly anticipated original series Marvel’s Jessica Jones. Check it out right here! New York City private investigator Jessica Jones (Krysten Ritter) is beginning to put ...
by Sean McAloon
 

 
 

‘Game of Thrones’ Creators to Write & Produce New Standalone ‘Star Wars’ Series

According to Starwars.com, 'Game of Thrones' creators David Benioff and D.B. Weiss are going to a galaxy far, far away with a new series of films in the franchise. Hit the jump to learn more!
by Taylor Salan
 

 
 
solo: a star wars story

Here’s A Boatload of New Images From ‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’

Disney finally unveiled our first look at 'Solo: A Star Wars Story' during the big game this past weekend, only to see the release the full trailer for the film yesterday. Hit the jump to check out the images!
by Taylor Salan
0

 

 
solo: a star wars story

Full Length ‘Solo’ Trailer and Teaser Posters Released

The first teaser trailer of the upcoming Solo: A Star Wars story debuted during Super Bowl 52. The following morning on Good Morning America exclusively aired the first full length trailer for the film. We have the first offic...
by Chris Salce
 

 
Advertisement
 
the last jedi

‘The Last Jedi’ Director Rian Johnson Talks Fan Backlash, Rey’s Origins & More

Rather than go down the same path as something like 'The Force Awakens', Johnson decided to take 'The Last Jedi' in a series of unexpected directions. Hit the jump to find out why.
by Taylor Salan
 

 




%d bloggers like this: