Popcorn Talk Episode 7 (Once Upon a Time in Hollywood and It Chapter Two)

In this episode we looked at two movies: Quentin Tarantino’s “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood” and Andrés Muchietti’s “It Chapter Two.”

In Quentin Tarantino’s 10th film, actor Rick Dalton gained fame and fortune by starring in a 1950s television Western, but is now struggling to find work that matters to him in a changing Hollywood. He spends most of his time drinking and hanging out with Cliff Booth, his best friend and longtime stunt double. Oh, by the way, Rick lives next door to Roman Polanski and Sharon Tate. You know, the filmmaker and budding actress whose futures were changed by members of the Manson Family.

“It Chapter Two” unites the members of the Losers’ Club after 27 years because Pennywise the evil clown has returned to terrorize Derry, Maine.

Now adults, the once childhood friends have gone their separate ways, but when people start disappearing, Mike Hamlin calls the others for help. The group must fight their damaged past and conquer their fears to defeat Pennywise.

“Popcorn Talk” is a 30-minute long podcast dissecting movies and providing a decent review that will at least help you decide if a movie is worth seeing or not.

In this seventh episode of “Popcorn Talk,” Logan Raschke, a senior journalism major at Eastern Illinois University and Fall 2019 managing editor for The Daily Eastern News, and Analicia “Anali” Haynes, a senior journalism major and senior reporter for the DEN, analyze “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood” and “It Chapter Two.”