Unpopped Kernels: Mistress America (2015)

The whole point of our Unpopped Kernels is to shed light on films that are underrated and don’t get a lot of attention, so I feel like Mistress America is the perfect choice. I mean, forget little attention, try “gets a very small release in the UK two years ago and for some reason never comes out on DVD”. It happens a lot, some films aren’t even … Continue reading Unpopped Kernels: Mistress America (2015)

Unpopped Kernels: The Last Witch Hunter – Review

There needs to be a better appreciation for crap movies, I reckon. Too often we expect far too much from our movies that we don’t give them a chance to breathe; suffocating the creation with our neediness to pump out lucrativeness that satisfies us right to our very loins. To be fair to ourselves, as we grow older and we become more aware of the … Continue reading Unpopped Kernels: The Last Witch Hunter – Review

Unpopped Kernels: Wet Hot American Summer

If film and TV are to be believed, Summer Camp is one of America’s most iconic pastimes. A time when children don’t have any parents to scold them, and they can explore some of the trickier aspects of life (love, loss, homesickness, etc) in a relatively safe place. Wet Hot American Summer takes these themes and runs with them, creating a well-crafted pastiche that sends … Continue reading Unpopped Kernels: Wet Hot American Summer

Unpopped Kernels: Bernie (2011)

You know growing up I used to think Jack Black was the shit. Lead singer of Tenacious D, star of School of Rock, and all round funny guy, there was nothing stopping this man from completely ruling my world. The problem is, as I grew older that love gradually turned into irritation. Especially when you realise that it is seemingly in Black’s contract that he … Continue reading Unpopped Kernels: Bernie (2011)