Popcorn Quotes

Popcorn Quotes by W. C. Fields, Zac Posen, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Orville Redenbacher, Urmila Matondkar, Chris Weitz and many others.

The laziest man I ever met put popcorn in his pancakes so they would turn over by themselves.
A great trick for frying is to put a popcorn kernel in the oil, and when it pops, you‘re ready to fry.
My first movie was a movie that had a bunch of people dying in it – the typical popcorn movie. That’s where I got my start.
I had popcorn all over the place, so I decided I might as well be in the Processing Business.
I took risks, and I did pay a price for it. I was made to answer because a ‘Kaun’ can’t do business like a popcorn entertainer or a romantic film would do.
‘The Golden Compassbecame a bad experience because the studio didn’t have faith in the strength of the ideas of the novel, which is ironic because it’s one of the greatest fantasy novels ever written, if not the greatest, and they took the religion out of it and tried to turn it into a popcorn movie.
Anytime there was an award show, it was a ritual where me and my mom would sit around and watch with my friends. We would make desserts and buy chips and popcorn and see what our favorite performances of the night were.
For me, watching a movie is an experience where I can go, eat popcorn, and enjoy with my friends and family. I want to be a part of cinema that entertains people.
I look at a basketball laying on the ground, and it makes me think of something. Popcorn ball. How ’bout a spicy popcorn ball? That is how my mind is always working.
The modern film tries too hard to be real. Its techniques of illusion are so perfect that it requires no contribution from the audience but a mouthful of popcorn.
I take a lot of pride in the work I do, because people pay to see me. They’ve got to get babysitters, park their car, get popcorn and candy. I’ve got to be conscious of that.
The trouble in corporate America is that too many people with too much power live in a box (their home), then travel the same road every day to another box (their office).
I love meetings with suits. I live for meetings with suits. I love them because I know they had a really boring week and I walk in there with my orange velvet leggings and drop popcorn in my cleavage and then fish it out and eat it. I like that. I know I’m entertaining them and I know that they know.
I love big popcorn movies.
My first job was in a movie theater. I worked at Cinema 6 in New City, New York. I was an usher. I sold popcorn.
There was something irresistible about popcorn.
I think about terrorism in terms of popcorn. You can’t tell which kernels are popcorn and which are not, but you assume you’ll always have some kernels that are going to pop.
I had grown up thinking of movies as something to eat popcorn with. Bergman and the other European directors were the first ones to open my eyes to film as art.
Well, I was born and raised in Rochester, New York.
Starting at 11, I was a movie-theater popcorn girl, a babysitter, a sales clerk – in the Midwest, they start them early!
Every once in a while, someone will mail me a single popcorn kernel that didn’t pop. I’ll get out a fresh kernel, tape it to a piece of paper and mail it back to them.
There’s something strange about theater. My characters consistently demonize elitism, but of course it’s taking place in a theater where only so many people can see it. I’ve been in silly popcorn movies – the kind of thing that as an actor you might feel embarrassed about – but those movies reach many more people.
Popcorn-can cover / screwed to the wall / over a hole / so the cold / can’t mouse in.
Lorine Niedecker
There’s a lot of dancing in football. You can see Victor Cruz doing a little bit of a cha-cha or samba move in the end zone. You can see Terrell Owens getting his popcorn ready. You can see Ochocinco doing the riverdance. But not so much when it comes to ballroom.
I really wanted the MTV Award the most, It was a golden popcorn container and it looks really neat.
Sometimes I just want to be with my family and watch movie and eat some popcorn. But when I step on the mat I know there is no other place I’d rather be.
I’ve been offered a few movies lately, but I don’t want to do a movie just for the sake of saying, ‘Oh, boy! There’s popcorn involved in this.’
I don’t know if it’s because of ‘Scandal,’ but I am a huge wine and popcorn fan.
You can trust a crystal ball about as far as you can throw it.
I try to make the readers feel they’ve lived the events of the book. Just as you grieve if a friend is killed, you should grieve if a fictional character is killed. You should care. If somebody dies and you just go get more popcorn, it’s a superficial experience isn’t it?
Hollywood has always seen Sondheim as a caviar brand unsuitable for a popcorn industry.
Sometimes I think that all anyone needs in life is lots of popcorn and a few Lovelies
Pop guns! And bicycles! Roller skates! Drums! Checkerboards! Tricycles! Popcorn! And plums! And he stuffed them in bags. Then the Grinch, very nimbly, Stuffed all the bags, one by one, up the chimbley!
I love sporting events and popcorn and pizza and being outside, like at a baseball or football game. I love amusement parks, going to ride roller coasters.
We’d sit with a big bowl of popcorn, wrapped together in a queen-size blanket, and would escape to a place where magic was ours for the taking, where men rescued the people they loved instead of abandoning them. A place where, no matter how bad things looked at that moment, there would always be a happy ending.
If I go to a movie and it’s particularly violent, and people are leaving the theatre ready to vomit, we’re sitting there with our popcorn just chuckling.
When I was ten, I had a weird cinema party where I invited everyone from my street to come. I pretended I was an usher and tried to sell them all popcorn.
I make my films like you‘re going to die if you miss the next minute. You better not go get popcorn.
I’ve never met a popcorn ball I didn’t like.
When I am down, there is nothing like a bowl of hot popcorn; popcorn means great movies and reading fantasy books wrapped up in a soft blanket to me.
The British are so incestuous. They pass around partners like they’re passing popcorn at a movie.
When I want to relax, it’s nine out of 10 times TV or movies. I love going to the movies and grabbing popcorn or watching ‘Mad Men,’ ‘Boardwalk Empire,’ and ‘Breaking Bad.’
When I was a kid, we’d go to the movies, and my parents would reach out to everyone around us in the theater, most of whom could barely afford the movie ticket. They’d hand out popcorn and Milk Duds, strike up conversations with them, lend shoulders to cry on, learn their names, and smile at everyone.
She spoke of evenings in the country making popcorn on the porch. Once this would have gladdened my heart but because her heart was not glad when she said it I knew there was nothing in it but the idea of what one should do.
Love is sharing your popcorn.
Be neither attracted nor repulsed. You are watching a movie. If the visions are beautiful or horrible, Don’t get caught up in them. Enjoy your popcorn.
Whenever they say it can’t be done, remind them that they make a jellybean that tastes exactly like popcorn.
‘The Kids Are All Right’ is amazing. The performances are insanely good. Julianne Moore is going to wreck you. This is the best I’ve ever seen her, and I’ve seen everything she’s ever done. I like the story, and I think it’s a great alternative to the big summer popcorn blockbusters.
In America, people really love movies here and it’s part of the culture. Even in Germany, still sometimes, the theater is always bigger than movies. It’s more art. Movies are more popcorn. Here, movies are really an art form.
When I found out I was going to be on CBS every morning, my first phone call was to Jenny Craig. Ten days later, I’d lost nine pounds. Now I even take the plan‘s popcorn with me to the movies.
A really great popcorn movie is extremely hard to pull off. A really great popcorn book is equally hard to pull off, so I don’t feel guilty devouring one.
We got an old saying: I would rather you punch my teeth down my throat than throw a popcorn punch!
When you get old, everything is hurting. When I get up in the morning, it sounds like I’m making popcorn.
We are hungry for things that have touched human hands.
Scandal has made wine and popcorn seem like a viable, even healthful, meal.
OK, here’s a little bedroom tip: Put a bag of popcorn in the microwave beforehand. That way when you’re done, you have a treat.
Im a popcorn fanatic. No matter how full I am, I can eat popcorn.
Julianne Phillips
For escape, I love popcorn thrillers that you can read in a weekend, like ‘Sharp Objects‘ and ‘The Woman in Cabin 10.’
Horror is so often a ‘thinkless’ genre, sort of considered popcorn movies, but you really put a lot of, not just heart and soul, but a lot of physical energy into it.
If I don’t work, I’ll be sitting on the couch watching TV, eating popcorn and getting like a cow.
I’m someone who believes the only way to see a movie is in a big theater, on a big screen, with a big bag of popcorn.
From the outside-in, Atlanta is kind of perceived as like popcorn. People don’t respect it as having artists such as myself and EarthGang and other lyrical talents and album-worthy artists.
In 1972, there was still a New York City law prohibiting women there from ‘furnishing refreshments to the audience or spectators at any place of public amusement.’ That’s right: Until the law was repealed in 1977, it was technically illegal for women to work as popcorn vendors in Madison Square Garden.
I didn’t have any ambition to produce big mainstream popcorn movies.
I don’t think that movies are too violent. But I do think that popcorn is too expensive, and this can often lead to violence.
The only way to see a movie is in a big theater, on a big screen, with a big bag of popcorn.
Her dark-eyed glare narrowed on me. “You could have least given him a shirt, Kaylee.” “Like you’re an expert on when it’s appropriate to wear a shirt.” Sabine bristled. “This seems headed into girl-fight territory,” Tod said. “Should I make popcorn?
That film Memento creeped me out. I was looking over my back through the whole thing. I get more creeped out than scared, and spill popcorn all over the place.
The best is when we all go at once, like an army of interrelated popcorn zombies who laugh the same laughs and gasp the same gasps and aren’t so germ-phobic with each other that we won’t share a ginormous Coke with one straw. Family is useful like that.
I love reference books, especially collections of memorable quotations, world almanacs, and atlases. Facts to me are like candy or popcorn, small, tasty delights, and I like to gorge on them now and then.
A lot of narrative films leave you no space for anything else but eating popcorn. I want to go in the complete opposite direction. I have to evacuate all psychology, to be less a protagonist and more a presence.
With all the horror in the world and all the crap that`s going on, for an hour and a half you go eat some popcorn and laugh with your friends. That`s what a movie is all about.
These so called Popcorn movies, or family movies, actually provide something quite beautiful and something quite necessary, which is a family bonding experience.
Hearing nunsconfessions is like being stoned to death with popcorn.
We ‘chicks‘ have munched our popcorn while romantic comedies became just comedies, and then each female protagonist got recast for Matthew McConaughey or Seth Rogan.
Long time ago, we used to sit around eating popcorn and drawing up plays.
I think whether you’re a movie critic and have seen a million movies, or you’re just a normal popcorn movie watcher, you can tell the difference when someone is just laying it on too thick.
The latest spin on the Marvel comic-book hero delivers the popcorn goods.
Humans love sex, we need sex, it’s how we connect, it reminds us we’re alive, it’s the third most basic human need, after food and good movie popcorn.
It’s not beyond me to take my kids to see a good popcorn movie that’s a roller coaster ride.
Of course life is bizarre, the more bizarre it gets, the more interesting it is. The only way to approach it is to make yourself some popcorn and enjoy the show.
Popcorn is one of the only situations in which you eat the result of an explosion.
When it comes to politics, I sit down on a sofa and grab some popcorn – or sometimes I crouch down in order not to get shot.
When I was growing up in Monrovia, the capital of Liberia, I sold doughnuts, popcorn and Kool Aid every day after school so that my family had some money and I could pay my school fees. It was a tough life.
2015 was simultaneously the year in which I consumed the most popcorn of my life and the year in which I received the most praise from my dentist.
The most common criticism that I’ve seen is that I write “popcorn fantasy”: lightweight action-adventure. Some people call it that as they explain why they love it for exactly that reason. I’m cool with that, either way. I just nod and let it go.
Most big popcorn movies are ‘bad guy does something to good guy, good guy gets revenge on bad guy, sets the world right, and moves on.’ And ‘Ender‘s Game’ is just not that simple, so it’s an exciting challenge. It’s a little terrifying, and let’s see how audiences respond.
Antiques Roadshow’ is my favorite show. Every Monday night I have one hour of appointment television. I get the popcorn out and tell my husband, ‘Don’t bother me.’
When I was 14 -years-old, I made this PowerPoint presentation, and I invited my parents into my room and gave them popcorn. It was called ‘Project Hollywood 2004′ and it worked. I moved to L.A. in January of 2004.
We dried continuously day and night. We had no efficient way to do it, so we built this new popcorn plant.
On weekends, we slow it down. Friday nights, we bust out a movie, and there is popcorn all over the place.
When Guante started, they thought he’d be like popcorn, one of the most popular things around.
You can invent things like automatic popcorn poppers. You can invent things like steam-powered window washers. But you can’t invent more time.
Anyone who’s been an usher knows it’s a training in resilience. But you get such a film education. And the popcorn’s free.
Since I’ve been on my own, I’ve been eating a lot of popcorn, cereal, instant noodles, and snack bars. I have a hot plate in my bedroom, a microwave, and a small fridge. That’s the kind of kitchen I know how to get around in.
[Leonardo DiCaprio] invited me into his dressing room, and then we went into his hotel room where we stayed. We shared caramel popcorn. I think that was the coolest thing, sharing popcorn with this movie star. And then we wrestled! I always share that story with people.
If it’s a choice between spending twenty five dollars for tickets to a movie and almost that much again for drinks and popcorn, it’s understandable that people are opting to buy a movie on DVD for fifteen dollars, even if it’s no-frills.
Tim Lucas
The most common criticism I’ve seen is that I write ‘popcorn fantasy:’ lightweight action-adventure. Some people call it that as they explain why they love it for exactly that reason. I’m cool with that, either way. I just nod and let it go.
A decade or so ago, all over the world, cinemas underwent one of those prince-into-frog mutations, and became, instead popcorn-restaurants, which offered the option of visual diversions for diners.
If you’re wanting something salty, do air-popped popcorn. That, to me, would be a healthier choice than having any kind of fried chip.
The best reason to go to the movies is to be with other people. Eating the popcorn, being with other people you don’t know.
I lost the plot for a while then. And I lost the subplot, the script, the soundtrack, the intermission, my popcorn, the credits, and the exit sign.
It’s born of sheer laziness. My signature dishes are salads, hamburgers and popcorn. That’s not the kind of stuff that gets you an entry in the distinguished book of culinary records. Being known for great soufflГ© is one thing but a good hamburger? What would they say? “Yeah, he really knew how to put the cheese on.”
Although I do love popcorn movies – I’ll totally be there to see ‘Star Wars‘ – it’s rare to see something in a movie theater that goes beyond our expectations.
What I remember about the experience is that if you went to go see ‘Born On The Fourth Of July‘ and you happened to take a bathroom break real quick or grab some popcorn, you probably missed me. It was short, but it was memorable.
Popcorn for breakfast! Why not? It’s a grain. It’s like grits, but with high self-esteem.
The popcorn button on the microwave is a miraculous invention. More miraculous than even the microwave itself.
I rented Ghostbusters, my all-time favorite inspirational movie. I picked up some microwave, popcorn, a KitKat, a bag of bite-sized Reese’s peanut butter cups, and a box of instant hot chocolate with marshmallows. Do I know how to have a good time, or what?
Theatrical is fantastic. I don’t think anything will ever replace the big dark room, the screen and the popcorn. You can kind of do it in your home if you have a nice screen, but it’s not the same thing.
I don’t really drink sodas, but when I have popcorn or pizza I need a little. It’s the perfect combination.
I’m not going to sit at home and eat popcorn.
In the 1950s, we had all these B-grade science-fiction movies. The point was to scare the public and get them to buy popcorn. No attempt was made to create movies that were somewhat inherent to the truth.
When I need to decompress, I grab a glass of wine, some popcorn, and a great book.
I understand what’s it like to work all week and on Friday night just want to go and leave your brain at the door, buy some popcorn and be thrilled by something.
Pass the popcorn, please. Life is a film, theatre, a theatre of the soul. We play different roles on different stages. At death, we walk offstage. At birth, we walk onstage.
Friday means popcorn and multiplexes, speaking of movies, and it is the multi that is the problem. So many movie screens. The struggle of what to put on them.
Ive never met a popcorn ball I didnt like.
My wife and I have a tradition of popcorn and videos with our kids on Friday evenings.
I got tired of seeing people rush through the national anthem so they could have their popcorn and get to the game. Nobody ever sang the anthem with soul. It was always done clinically and they always stuck to the original. I put feeling into it. I sang it in a soulful manner.
That film ‘Memento’ creeped me out. I was looking over my back through the whole thing. I get more creeped out than scared and spill popcorn all over the place.
Whether it’s a popcorn movie or some really intellectual sociopolitical movie, I think to some degree they’re all influenced by the social climate that we’re living in.
Rap music… sounds like somebody feeding a rhyming dictionary to a popcorn popper.