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 83: John Carter

    February 10th, 2020  |  1 hr 12 mins
    a princess of mars, an american workplace, andrew stanton, barsoom, ciarán hinds, cinescope, daryl sabara, dejah thoris, dominic west, don shanahan, edgar rice burroughs, feelin film, james purefoy, jasoom, john carter, lynn collins, michael giacchino, pixar, podcast, samantha morton, tarzan, taylor kitsch, the office, thomas haden church, willem dafoe

    In Episode 83 of The Cinescope Podcast, Chad and Don Shanahan talk about one of their favorite movies, John Carter!

  • Episode 82: The Adventures of Tintin

    February 3rd, 2020  |  52 mins 37 secs
    an american workplace, andy serkis, based on a true story, boats, chad hopkins, cinescope, dan lefebvre, daniel craig, daniel mays, edgar wright, enn reitel, gad elmaleh, herge, jamie bell, joe cornish, john williams, mackenzie crook, nick frost, podcast, simon pegg, steven moffat, the adventures of tintin, the office, toby jones

    In Episode 82 of The Cinescope Podcast, Chad and Dan LeFebvre talk about one of their favorite movies, The Adventures of Tintin!

  • Episode 81: The Aviator

    January 24th, 2020  |  1 hr 2 mins
    adam scott, alan alda, an american workplace, cate blanchett, chad hopkins, cinescope, danny huston, gwen stefani, howard shore, ian holm, john c reilly, john logan, jude law, kate beckinsale, leonardo dicaprio, martin scorsese, matt ross, moviebyte, nightowl, podcast, retake, the aviator, the office, tj draper, willem dafoe

    In Episode 81 of The Cinescope Podcast, Chad and TJ Draper talk about one of their favorite movies, The Aviator!

  • Today 7 - Little Women

    January 21st, 2020  |  56 mins 57 secs
    alexandre desplat, bob odenkirk, chris cooper, christian bale, claire danes, eliza scanlen, emma watson, eric scull, florence pugh, greta gerwig, harry potter, james norton, jayne houdyshell, kirsten dunst, laura dern, little women, louis garrel, louisa may alcott, mugglecast, saoirse ronan, susan sarandon, timothée chalamet, tracy letts, winona ryder

    In Episode 7 of Cinescope Today, Chad and Eric Scull talk about Greta Gerwig’s Little Women!

  • Episode 80: In Bruges

    January 17th, 2020  |  1 hr 6 mins
    brendan gleeson, carter burwell, cinescope, clémence poésy, colin farrell, eric scull, harry potter, in bruges, jordan prentice, jérémie renier, martin mcdonagh, mugglecast, podcast, ralph fiennes, thekla reuten

    In Episode 80 of The Cinescope Podcast, Chad and Eric Scull talk about one of their favorite movies, In Bruges!

  • Today 6 - Knives Out

    January 13th, 2020  |  51 mins 31 secs
    an american workplace, ana de armas, blaine grimes, chris evans, christopher plummer, cinescope, daniel craig, don johnson, home one radio, jaeden martell, jamie lee curtis, katherine langford, knives out, lakeith stanfield, michael shannon, nathan johnson, podcast, rian johnson, star wars, the last jedi, the office, toni collette

    In Episode 6 of Cinescope Today, Chad and Blaine Grimes talk about Knives Out!

  • Episode 79: Looper

    January 10th, 2020  |  1 hr 3 mins
    an american workplace, back to the future, blaine grimes, bruce willis, cinescope, emily blunt, jeff daniels, joseph gordon-levitt, knives out, nathan johnson, noah segan, paul dano, piper perabo, podcast, rian johnson, star wars, the last jedi, the office, time travel, workplace pod

    In Episode 79 of The Cinescope Podcast, Chad and Blaine Grimes talk about one of their favorite movies, Looper!

  • 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!