Over The Popcorn Bowl – Season 1 – Episode 8 – ‘Don’t Look Up’


In a graphic created on Canva by senior Alyssa Clark, the poster for “Don’t Look Up” is shown. The movie follows two astronomers (Leonardo DiCaprio and Jennifer Lawrence) who discover a huge comet heading toward Earth. “Over The Popcorn Bowl” is a podcast created by seniors Gabriella Winans, Alyssa Clark, Christi Norris and Amanda Hare, where they review movies.

This article was updated Jan. 20 for grammar.

In their eighth episode of “Over The Popcorn Bowl,” seniors Alyssa Clark, Amanda Hare, Gabriella Winans and Christi Norris discuss and review one of the newest Netflix Original movies, “Don’t Look Up.” The movie came out Dec. 5, 2021 on Netflix, and stars big names like Leonardo DiCaprio, Jennifer Lawerence, Meryl Streep, Jonah Hill, Ariana Grande and more. Directed by Adam McKay, the main plot follows Randall Mindy (Leonardo DiCaprio) and Kate DiBlasky (Jennifer Lawerence) who go on a media tour to alert everyone of a nine kilometer wide comet, named Comet DiBlasky, that will send mile-high tsunamis across the Earth, ending human life permanently.

Topics Covered:

Netflix Originals

Don’t Look Up

Leonardo DiCaprio

Jennifer Lawrence

Climate Change

Rotten Tomatoes


Alyssa: 9/10

Amanda: 9/10

Gabby: 6.5/10