The Cinescope Podcast
About the Show
Cinescope is a weekly podcast free of criticism or ratings, where every Thursday host Chad Hopkins and guests celebrate their favorite movies, exploring story, characters, music, and relevance to the world around us. The goal is positivity - you know that every film featured on the show comes with our highest recommendation!
Episode 22: Rocky
December 29th, 2016
1 hr 1 min
bill conti, burgess meredith, burt young, carl weathers, john g avildsen, rocky, sylvester stallone, talia shire, tony burton
In Episode 22 of The Cinescope Podcast, Chad and Patrick talk about one of their favorite movies, Rocky!
Episode 21: The Polar Express (Commentary)
December 22nd, 2016
1 hr 35 mins
alan silvestri, chris van allsburg, daryl sabara, eddie deezen, glen ballard, jimmy bennett, michael jeter, nona gaye, polar express, robert zemeckis, tom hanks, william broyles jr
In Episode 21 of The Cinescope Podcast, Chad recorded a commentary track for his favorite Christmas movie, The Polar Express!
Episode 20: White Christmas
December 15th, 2016
50 mins 40 secs
bing crosby, danny kaye, dean jagger, george chakiris, irving berlin, johnny grant, mary wikkes, michael curtiz, rosemary clooney, vera ellen, white christmas
In Episode 20 of The Cinescope Podcast, Chad and Joshua talk about one of their favorite Christmas movies, White Christmas!
Bonus Episode 3 - Bungie's Destiny
December 12th, 2016
45 mins 30 secs
activision, bill nighy, bungie, c paul johnson, dee bradley baker, destiny, erick avari, fred tatasciore, gina torres, keith ferguson, kirsten potter, lance reddick, lauren cohan, lennie james, martin o'donnell, michael salvatori, morla gorrondona, nathan fillion, nolan north, skye lewin, stan lepard
In the third bonus episode of The Cinescope Podcast, Patrick Casey/Holtzmann returns to talk with Chad about their favorite video game, Destiny!
Episode 19: Dune
December 8th, 2016
42 mins 30 secs
brad dourif, brian eno, david lynch, dune, frank herbert, jack nance, kyle maclachlan, linda hunt, max von sydow, patrick stewart, sting, toto
In Episode 19 of The Cinescope Podcast, Chad and Patrick Casey talk about one of Patrick’s favorite movies, Dune!
Episode 18: How to Train Your Dragon
December 1st, 2016
1 hr 2 mins
america ferrera, chris sanders, christopher mintz-plasse, craig ferguson, david tennant, dean deblois, gerard butler, how to train your dragon, jay baruchel, john powell, jonah hill, kristen wiig, tj miller
In Episode 18 of The Cinescope Podcast, Chad and Andrew talk about one of their favorite movies, How to Train Your Dragon!
Episode 17: Crimson Tide
November 24th, 2016
1 hr 56 secs
crimson tide, denzel washington, francisco ruiz, gene hackman, george dzundza, hans zimmer, james gandolfini, matt craven, michael schiffler, quentin tarantino, retro rewind, tony scott, viggo mortensen
In Episode 17 of The Cinescope Podcast, Chad and Francisco talk about one of Francisco’s favorite movies, Crimson Tide!
Episode 16: The Iron Giant
November 17th, 2016
53 mins 34 secs
blaine grimes, brad bird, christopher mcdonald, eli marienthal, harry connick jr, jennifer aniston, john mahoney, michael kamen, reel world rewind, reel world theology, the iron giant, tim mccanlies, vin diesel
In Episode 16 of The Cinescope Podcast, Chad and Blaine talk about one of their favorite movies, The Iron Giant!
Episode 15: The Matrix
November 10th, 2016
53 mins 59 secs
carrie-anne moss, don davis, gloria foster, hugo weaving, joe pantoliano, keanu reeves, laurence fishburne, the matrix, wachowskis
In Episode 15 of The Cinescope Podcast, TJ Draper returns to talk with Chad about his favorite movie, The Matrix!
Episode 14: The Muppets
November 3rd, 2016
1 hr 11 mins
adorkable rach, amy adams, aris archontis, bill barretta, bret mckenzie, chen neeman, chris cooper, christophe beck, dave goelz, david rudman, eric jacobson, fozzie, gonzo, jack black, james bobin, jason segel, jeannie lurie, kermit, matt vogel, mouse music, peter linz, piggy, rachel herrick, rashida jones, sideshow sound, steve whitmire, the muppets
In Episode 14 of The Cinescope Podcast, Chad and Rachel Herrick talk about one of their favorite movies, The Muppets!
Episode 13: The Shining
October 27th, 2016
1 hr 3 mins
80s all over, barry nelson, danny lloyd, diane johnson, jack nicholson, joe turkel, philip stone, scatman crothers, scott weinberg, shelley duvall, stanley kubrick, stephen king, the shining, wendy carlos
In Episode 13 of The Cinescope Podcast, Chad and film critic Scott Weinberg talk about one of their favorite movies, The Shining!
Episode 12: The Strangers
October 20th, 2016
51 mins 44 secs
bryan bertino, gemma ward, kip weeks, laura margolis, liv tyler, scott speedman, the strangers
In Episode 12 of The Cinescope Podcast, Chad and Blake Collier talk about one of our favorite movies, The Strangers!
Episode 11: The Way, Way Back
October 13th, 2016
42 mins 24 secs
allison janney, amanda peet, annasophia robb, jim rash, liam james, maya rudolph, nat faxon, rob corrdry, rob simonsen, sam rockwell, steve carell, the way way back, toni collette
In Episode 11 of The Cinescope Podcast, Chad and Lauren talk about one of their favorite movies, The Way, Way Back!
Bonus Episode 2 - The CW's Frequency TV Premiere
October 10th, 2016
34 mins 7 secs
devin kelley, eric scull, frequency, mekhi phifer, mugglecast, peyton list, riley smith, the cw, toby emmerich
In the second bonus episode of The Cinescope Podcast, MuggleCast’s Eric Scull returns to talk about Frequency again, this time about The CW’s new TV adaptation of the 2000 film that we talked about in Episode 3!
Episode 10: Pinocchio
October 6th, 2016
1 hr 47 secs
aurelius battaglia, ben sharpsteen, bill roberts, charles judels, christian rub, cliff edwards, dickie jones, disney, erdman penner, evelyn venable, frankie darro, hamilton luske, jack kinney, joseph sabo, ned washington, norman ferguson, otto englander, paul j. smith, pinocchio, t. hee, ted sears, walter catlett, webb smith, wilfred jackson, william cottrell
In Episode 10 of The Cinescope Podcast, we talk about one of Chris Lyndon’s favorite movies, Pinocchio!