Skokie Public Library Blogs
Books

Reviews, suggestions and more – all for the love of reading

Research

Facts, figures, and your questions answered

Technology

Tech tips, reviews, and more – including the latest from the Digital Media Lab

Podcasts

Fascinating conversations about what’s up at the Library

Movies, Music, and Games

Watch, listen, learn, and be entertained!

News

Library announcements and your suggestions

Kids

resources for parents and caregivers via The Explorer, and tools for educators via LibraryLinks

Home » Archive by Category

Articles in Podcasts

Popcorn: Episode 27

September 20, 2014 – 9:45 am |
Play

Podcast: Play in new window
| Download

In our latest podcast, Annabelle and Sharon revisit the British crime drama Broadchurch and suggest some whodunit viewalikes that you are sure to enjoy. Their recommendations include Top of the Lake, Case Histories, Wallander and The Fall. However, they are most enthusiastic about the American remake Gracepoint, which premieres October 2nd on FOX.

Popcorn Episode 25

July 24, 2014 – 7:39 pm |
Play

Podcast: Play in new window
| Download

In our latest podcast, Annabelle and Sharon recommend teen movies for the not so young. Listen and find out what and why. Enjoy.
The Perks of Being a Wallflower
 

Popcorn Episode 25

June 21, 2014 – 8:15 am |
hoopla
Play

Podcast: Play in new window
| Download

In our latest podcast, Annabelle and Sharon talk about hoopla, a digital media service that enables you to borrow a great selection of music, movies, television shows and audiobooks via your browser, smartphone or tablet. To help get you started, Annabelle and Sharon suggest some cool music and movies you can check out 24/7, including two indie comedies Stuck …

Popcorn Episode 24

May 28, 2014 – 8:37 pm |
Play

Podcast: Play in new window
| Download

In our latest podcast, Annabelle and Sharon share their summer movie picks. Godzilla, Guardians of the Galaxy, Snowpiercer, The Fault in Our Stars and Boyhood are on the must-see list. What do you think?

 
 

Popcorn Episode 23

April 26, 2014 – 9:12 am |
True Detective photo npr.org
Play

Podcast: Play in new window
| Download

In our latest podcast, Annabelle and Sharon recommend two new mystery series that hit the mark: True Detective and Broadchurch. Since it’s really hard to find a clip from True Detective that does not include profanity, nudity or graphic images, this cool photo must do. But enjoy the Broadchurch trailer!
 
Want to hear more? Subscribe to our podcasts via iTunes.

Popcorn Episode 22

March 21, 2014 – 9:17 pm |
popcorn podcast 2
Play

Podcast: Play in new window
| Download

In our latest podcast, Annabelle and Sharon suggest a few movies that are under the radar. Listen to why they liked The Great Beauty, The Hunt, Broken Circle Breakdown, and In a World. Do you agree with their picks?

Popcorn Episode 21

February 11, 2014 – 3:16 pm |
popcorn podcast 2
Play

Podcast: Play in new window
| Download

In our latest movie podcast, Sharon and Annabelle talk about the fabulous past work of lesser-known Oscar hopefuls Sally Hawkins, Chiwetel Ejiofor and Alfonso Cuarón. They also clue you in to the magic of the IMDb Common Search, which easily lets you find which movies specific actors or cast/crew members have worked on together. (Alfonso Cuarón and Chiwetel Ejiofor? …

Popcorn Episode 20

December 30, 2013 – 8:06 am |
popcorn podcast 2
Play

Podcast: Play in new window
| Download

In our twentieth Popcorn podcast Annabelle and Sharon recommend two favorite movies related to China: Chungking Express and Long Life, Happiness and Prosperity. Also, Annabelle talks about the Roku streaming player that you can check out from the Library.
 
 
 

 

Popcorn: Episode 19

November 29, 2013 – 11:12 am |
popcorn podcast 2
Play

Podcast: Play in new window
| Download

In our latest podcast, Annabelle and Sharon pick two favorite movies from 2013 and tell you why these should top your to-watch list. Then, this month’s resource recommendation is the social movie site Flixster. Enjoy.
 
 
The Way, Way Back
Before Midnight
 
 

Popcorn: Episode 18

October 26, 2013 – 2:11 am |
Web
Play

Podcast: Play in new window
| Download

Just in time for Halloween, in our latest Popcorn podcast, Annabelle and Sharon recommend the horror movies Trollhunter and Sleepy Hollow.
Then they talk about why they like the websites Metacritic.com and Rottentomatoes.com.