Feb 232012

In preparation for the upcoming awards, Tastiest Popcorn Picks rated the pairing of Garrett Popcorn with a selection of Best Picture nominees. If you’re new to Popcorn Picks, here’s a recap of our guide to munching through the nominated films. Click on the movie titles to find out what Popcorn Picks had to say about each one.

Hugo would gladly upgrade his pain quotidien to a tin of Chicago Mix.
Popcorn Picks Rating: 10/20

The Descendants
When things get rough, you can always console yourself with a tin of Chicago Mix.
Popcorn Picks Rating: 10/20

The Artist
Actions speak louder than words during a silent film — sharing is caring!
Popcorn Picks Rating: 11/20

What’s more classic than baseball and popcorn?
Popcorn Picks Rating: 12/20

Midnight in Paris
Dance among the bourgeoisie with a handful of Garrett Popcorn.
Popcorn Picks Rating: 16/20

War Horse
Not shown in the film, Albert and Joey forge an unbreakable bond by sharing Garrett Popcorn.
Popcorn Picks Rating: 16/20

Get ready with Garrett for the awards this Sunday, February 26. Regardless of which nominees claim the awards this year, Garrett Popcorn and movies is always a winning combination!

Feb 202012

Predicting winners is one thing, but what about fashion? As the big night approaches, Popcorn Picks wants to know, which tin design tops your best-dressed list?

Enter the Popcorn Picks Red Carpet Giveaway for a chance to upgrade movie night to a gourmet popcorn-movie night! Two lucky winners will be randomly chosen to win a $50 Garrett Popcorn Shops® e-certificate and 10 promo codes for one-day DVD rentals from Redbox®.  Enter the giveaway by posting a reply with your answer on this blog post. For a second entry, send a Tweet to @GarrettPopcorn with the hashtag #PopcornPicks in the message.

Winners will be chosen by a random number generator on 02/27/2012 12 pm CST and announced on 02/29/2012. No purchase necessary to win. See official rules here.

This sweepstakes is sponsored solely by Garrett Brands LLC, P.O. Box 11342, Chicago, Illinois, 60611. Redbox® is a registered trademark of Redbox Automated Retail, LLC and is used with permission.

Feb 172012

When the going gets tough, the tough get Garrett Popcorn. Find out if Chicago Mix can help The Descendants deal with their struggles in this week’s edition of Tastiest Popcorn Picks.

Tastiest Popcorn Picks rates Best Picture nominees based on two categories:
Crunch Factor on a scale from 1 (might as well be a silent film) to 10 (totally crunchtastic)
Crowd Control on a scale from 1 (massive movie night) to 10 (couples-only crowd)

Crunch Factor
Matt King experiences enough surprises without the added element of audience members uncontrollably munching on popcorn. Gradually make your way through the tin to avoid causing him, and your fellow movie-goers, any more grief. Popcorn Picks’ Crunch Factor of 2 kindly reminds you to be sensitive.

Crowd Control
Maybe you like to sort out your feelings alone, or maybe you like to lean on a friend. Either way, Chicago Mix is always there to console you. Popcorn Picks recommends bringing CheeseCorn™ and CaramelCrisp® for support and gives The Descendants an 8 for Crowd Control.

Popcorn Picks Recommendation
Matt’s journey teaches us that we can make it through any of life’s trials. A tin of Garrett Popcorn never hurt either.