The Cinescope Podcast

Celebrating the Movies We Love

About the show

Cinescope is a weekly podcast free of criticism or ratings, where every week 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 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!

  • Episode 67: Back to the Future...Again!

    November 23rd, 2017  |  1 hr 11 mins
    alan silvestri, back to the future, billy zane, bob gale, christopher lloyd, claudia wells, crispin glover, gabriel green, james hamrick, lea thompson, michael j. fox, robert zemeckis, steven spielberg, thomas f. wilson, underrated

    In Episode 67 of The Cinescope Podcast, Chad talks with Gabriel Green and James Hamrick about one of their favorite movies, Back to the Future!

  • Episode 66: Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home

    November 17th, 2017  |  52 mins 16 secs
    catherine hicks, deforest kelley, gene roddenberry, george takei, harve bennett, ii, iii, iv, james doohan, leonard nimoy, leonard rosenman, majel barrett, moviebyte, nichelle nichols, nicholas meyer, nightowl, peter krikes, podcast, retake, search for spock, star trek, steeve meerson, the voyage home, tj draper, walter koenig, william shatner, wrath of khan

    In Episode 66 of The Cinescope Podcast, Chad and TJ Draper talk about one of their favorite movies, Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home!

  • Episode 65: Hook

    November 10th, 2017  |  1 hr 13 mins
    amber scott, bob hoskins, caroline goodall, carrie fisher, charlie korsmo, dante basco, dustin hoffman, eric scull, george lucas, glenn close, gwyneth paltrow, hook, jim v. hart, john williams, julia roberts, lesley bricusse, maggie smith, malia scotch marmo, mugglecast, phil collins, robin williams, steven spielberg, tony burton

    In Episode 65 of The Cinescope Podcast, Chad and Eric Scull talk about one of their favorite movies, Hook!

  • Episode 64: Take Shelter

    October 26th, 2017  |  1 hr 17 mins
    ben nichols, blake collier, david wingo, jeff nichols, jessica chastain, kathy baker, katy mixon, lisa gay hamilton, lucero, michael shannon, ray mckinnon, reel world theology, rwt, shea whigham, take shelter, tova stewart

    In Episode 64 of The Cinescope Podcast, Chad and Blake Collier talk about one of their favorite movies, Take Shelter!

  • Episode 63: Chitty Chitty Bang Bang

    October 20th, 2017  |  1 hr 25 mins
    adrian hall, anna quayle, benny hill, child catcher, childcatcher, chitty chitty bang bang, dick van dyke, gert fröbe, heather ripley, ian fleming, ken hughes, lionel jeffries, richard sherman, roald dahl, robert helpmann, robert sherman, sally ann howes, sherman bros, sherman brothers, truly scrumptious

    In Episode 63 of The Cinescope Podcast, Chad and Gene talk about one of their favorite movies, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang!

  • Episode 62: I Am Legend

    October 17th, 2017  |  1 hr 12 mins
    akiva goldsman, alice braga, alternate ending, cinescope, dash mihok, emma thompson, francis lawrence, i am legend, james newton howard, mark protosevich, podcast, richard matheson, will smith, willow smith

    In Episode 62 of The Cinescope Podcast, Chad and Seth talk about one of their favorite movies, I Am Legend!

  • Episode 61: Clue

    October 6th, 2017  |  1 hr 4 mins
    bill henderson, christopher lloyd, clue, cluedo, colleen camp, eileen brennan, howard hesseman, jane wiedlin, jeffrey kramer, john landis, john morris, jonathan lynn, kellye nakahara, lee ving, lesley ann warren, madeline kahn, martin mull, michael mckean, parker bros, tim curry

    In Episode 61 of The Cinescope Podcast, Chad and Patrick Hicks talk about one of their favorite movies, Clue!

  • Episode 60: The Sandlot

    September 29th, 2017  |  1 hr 1 min
    art lafleur, baseball, brandon quintin adams, chauncey leopardi, david mickey evans, david newman, denis leary, grant gelt, james earl jones, karen allen, marley shelton, marty york, mike vitar, patrick renna, robert gunter, shane obedzinski, the sandlot, tom guiry, victor di mattia

    In Episode 60 of The Cinescope Podcast, Chad and Mikey talk about one of their favorite movies, The Sandlot!

  • Episode 59: Up

    September 29th, 2017  |  49 mins 17 secs
    adventure is out there, animation, bob peterson, christopher plummer, disney, ed asner, jerome ranft, john lasseter, john ratzenberger, jordan nagai, married life, michael giacchino, pete docter, pixar, spirit of adventure, tom mccarthy, up

    In Episode 59 of The Cinescope Podcast, Chad and Melanie talk about one of their favorite movies, Up!

  • Episode 58: Argo

    September 8th, 2017  |  52 mins 34 secs
    alan arkin, alexandre desplat, antonio mendez, argo, based on a true story, ben affleck, bryan cranston, canadian caper, central intelligence agency, chris terrio, christopher denham, cia, clea duvall, dan lefebvre, iranian hostage crisis, john goodman, joshuah bearman, kerry bishe, kyle chandler, podcast, rory cochran, scoot mcnairy, tate donovan, the great escape, the master of disguise, tony mendez, victor garber

    In Episode 58 of The Cinescope Podcast, Chad and Dan LeFebvre talk about one of their favorite movies, Argo!

  • Episode 57: Groundhog Day

    September 1st, 2017  |  56 mins 7 secs
    andie macdowell, bill murray, brian doyle-murray, chris elliott, danny rubin, feb 2, february 2, feelin film, feeling tv, george fenton, groundhog day, harold ramis, jeremy calcara, stephen tobolowsky

    In Episode 57 of The Cinescope Podcast, Chad and Jeremy Calcara talk about one of their favorite movies, Groundhog Day!