The Cinescope Podcast

Celebrating the Movies We Love

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!

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Episodes

  • Episode 78: The Goonies

    June 1st, 2018  |  1 hr 56 secs
    anne ramsey, chris columbus, corey feldman, dave grusin, fratellis, hey you guys, jeff cohen, joe pantoliano, john matuszak, jonathan ke huy quan, josh brolin, kerri green, martha plimpton, richard donner, robert davi, sean astin, sloth love chunk, steven spielberg, the goonies

    In Episode 78 of The Cinescope Podcast, Chad and Gene Gosewehr talk about one of their favorite movies, The Goonies!

  • Episode 77: E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial

    May 4th, 2018  |  57 mins 22 secs
    c. thomas howell, dee wallace, don shanahan, drew barrymore, e.t. the extra-terrestrial, elliott, erika eleniak, et, every movie has a lesson, feelin film, henry thomas, john williams, k.c. martel, pat welsh, peter coyote, robert macnaughton, sean frye, steven spielberg

    In Episode 77 of The Cinescope Podcast, Chad and Don Shanahan talk about one of their favorite movies, E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial!

  • Today 5 - Ready Player One

    April 2nd, 2018  |  1 hr 33 mins
    alan silvestri, back to the future, ben mendelsohn, bttf, delorean, eric scull, ernest cline, hannah john-kamen, mark rylance, mugglecast, olivia cooke, philip zhao, ready player one, robert zemeckis, simon pegg, steven spielberg, tj miller, tye sheridan, win morisaki

    In Episode 5 of Cinescope Today, Chad, Seth, and MuggleCast’s Eric Scull talk about Ready Player One! (with bonus mini-reviews of The Strangers: Prey at Night and I Can Only Imagine)

  • Today 4 - Black Panther

    March 1st, 2018  |  1 hr 6 mins
    andy serkis, angela bassett, black panther, chadwick boseman, danai gurira, daniel kaluuya, florence kasumba, forest whitaker, joe robert cole, john kani, letitia wright, ludwig goransson, lupita nyong'o, martin freeman, michael b. jordan, ryan coogler, winston duke

    In Episode 4 of Cinescope Today, Chad and Seth talk about Black Panther!

  • Episode 76: Catch Me If You Can

    February 16th, 2018  |  52 mins 50 secs
    amy adams, catch me if you can, christopher walken, frank abagnale, james brolin, jeff nathanson, john williams, leonardo dicaprio, martin sheen, nancy lenehan, nathalie baye, stan redding, steven spielberg, tom hanks

    In Episode 76 of The Cinescope Podcast, Chad and Ethan Small talk about one of their favorite movies, Catch Me If You Can!

  • Today 3: The 15:17 to Paris

    February 12th, 2018  |  40 mins 44 secs
    alek skarlatos, anthony sadler, chris norman, christian jacob, clint eastwood, dorothy blyskal, isabelle risacher moogalian, jaleel white, jeffrey e. stern, jenna fischer, judy greer, mark moogalian, p.j. byrne, ray corasani, spencer stone, the 15:17 to paris, thomas lennon, thomas newman, tony hale

    In Episode 3 of Cinescope Today, Chad and Seth talk about The 15:17 to Paris! Listen to our opinions on Clint Eastwood's latest directorial effort.

  • Episode 75: The Incredibles

    February 9th, 2018  |  1 hr 11 mins
    amanda filingeri, brad bird, bud luckey, craig t. nelson, disney, edna mode, elastigirl. frozone, elizabeth peña, holly hunter, jason lee, john ratzenberger, lou romano, michael giacchino, mr. incredible, pixar, samuel l. jackson, sarah vowell, spencer fox, the incredibles, wallace shawn

    In Episode 75 of The Cinescope Podcast, Chad and Amanda Filingeri talk about one of their favorite movies, The Incredibles!

  • Today 2 - The Commuter

    February 2nd, 2018  |  43 mins 26 secs
    andy nyman, byron willinger, dean-charles chapman, elizabeth mcgovern, ella-rae smith, jaume collet-serra, jonathan banks, patrick wilson, philip de blasi, roque baños, ryan engle, sam neill, the commuter, vera farmiga

    In Episode 2 of Cinescope Today, Chad and Seth talk about The Commuter! Listen to learn if Liam Neeson's latest is worth checking out or not.

  • Episode 74: The Grey

    February 2nd, 2018  |  52 mins 58 secs
    anne openshaw, ben hernandez bray, dallas roberts, dermot mulroney, francisco ruiz, frank grillo, ian mackenzie jeffers, james badge dale, joe anderson, joe carnahan, liam neeson, mark streitenfeld, nonso anozie, retro rewind, the grey

    In Episode 74 of The Cinescope Podcast, Chad and Francisco Ruiz talk about one of their favorite movies, The Grey!

  • Episode 73: Les Misérables (2012)

    January 19th, 2018  |  1 hr 28 mins
    aaron tveit, aaron white, alain boublil, amanda seyfried, anne hathaway, claude-michel schönberg, colm wilkinson, daniel huttlestone, eddie redmayne, feelin film, helena bonham carter, herbert kretzmer, hugh jackman, isabelle allen, les mis, les miserables, musical, podcast, russell crowe, sacha baron cohen, samantha barks, tom hooper, victor hugo, william nicholson

    In Episode 73 of The Cinescope Podcast, Chad and Aaron White talk about one of their favorite movies, Les Misérables!

  • Today 1 - Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle

    January 15th, 2018  |  1 hr 4 mins
    alex wolff, bobby cannavale, chris mckenna, dwayne johnson, erik sommers, henry jackman, jack black, jake kasdan, jeff pinkner, jumanji, karen gillan, kevin hart, madison iseman, morgan turner, nick jonas, robin williams, scott rosenberg, ser'darius blain, the rock, welcome to the jungle

    In Episode 1 of Cinescope Today, Chad and Seth talk about Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle!

  • Episode 72: Moneyball

    January 12th, 2018  |  1 hr 5 mins
    aaron sorkin, bennett miller, bill james, brad pitt, chris pratt, jonah hill, michael lewis, moneyball, mychael danna, philip seymour hoffman, robin wright, stephen bishop, steven zaillian

    In Episode 72 of The Cinescope Podcast, Chad and Seth talk about one of their favorite movies, Moneyball!

  • Episode 71: How to Train Your Dragon 2

    January 5th, 2018  |  1 hr 1 min
    2, america ferrera, cate blanchett, christopher mintz-plasse, craig ferguson, dean deblois, djimon hounsou, franchise fatigue, gerard butler, how to train your dragon, httyd, jay baruchel, john powell, jonah hill, kit harington, kristen wiig, tj miller, underrated

    In Episode 71 of The Cinescope Podcast, Chad and Gabriel Green talk about one of their favorite movies, How to Train Your Dragon 2!

  • Episode 70: Jumanji (1995)

    December 26th, 2017  |  1 hr 5 mins
    bebe neuwirth, bonnie hunt, bradley pierce, chris van allsburg, david alan grier, eric scull, greg taylor, james horner, jim strain, joe johnston, jonathan hensleigh, jonathan hyde, jumanji, kirsten dunst, mugglecast, robin williams

    In Episode 70 of The Cinescope Podcast, Chad and Eric Scull talk about one of their favorite movies, Jumanji!

  • Episode 69: The Muppet Christmas Carol

    December 22nd, 2017  |  1 hr 4 mins
    adorkable, adorkablerach, bob cratchit, brian henson, charles dickens, dave goelz, david rudman, don austen, ebenezer scrooge, fozzie bear, frank oz, gonzo, jerry juhl, jerry nelson, jim henson, karen prell, kermit the frog, meredith braun, michael caine, miles goodman, miss piggy, mouse music, muppet christmas carol, muppets, paul williams, rachel herrick, rizzo, robert tygner, robin weaver, scrooge, sideshow sound, steve whitmire, steven mackintosh, william todd-jones

    In Episode 69 of The Cinescope Podcast, Chad and Rachel Herrick talk about one of their favorite movies, The Muppet Christmas Carol!

  • Episode 68: The Polar Express

    December 1st, 2017  |  1 hr 18 mins
    alan silvestri, believe, chris van allsburg, daryl sabara, eddie deezen, feelin film, jimmy bennett, josh groban, michael jeter, nona gaye, patrick hicks, robert zemeckis, shoeless patch, the polar express, tom hanks, william broyles jr

    In Episode 68 of The Cinescope Podcast, Chad and Patrick talk about one of their favorite movies, The Polar Express!