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 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!

  • Episode 56: Tangled

    August 24th, 2017  |  1 hr 5 mins
    alan menken, brad garrett, byron howard, dan fogelman, disney, donna murphy, eugene fitzherbert, flynn rider, glenn slater, i see the light, jeffrey tambor, m. c. gainey, mandy moore, mother gothel, nathan greno, paul f. tompkins, rapunzel, reel world rewind, reel world theology, richard kiel, ron perlman, rwt, tabletop flix, tangled, zachary levi

    In Episode 56 of The Cinescope Podcast, Chad and Shannon talk about one of their favorite movies, Tangled!

  • Episode 55: Ratatouille

    August 17th, 2017  |  1 hr 13 mins
    blaine grimes, brad bird, brad garrett, brian dennehy, disney, home one radio, ian holm, janeane garofalo, john ratzenberger, lou romano, michael giacchino, patton oswalt, peter o'toole, peter sohn, pixar, ratatouille, reel world rewind, reel world theology, rwt, will arnett

    In Episode 55 of The Cinescope Podcast, Chad and Blaine talk about one of their favorite movies, Ratatouille!

  • Episode 54: A Goofy Movie

    August 11th, 2017  |  47 mins 55 secs
    a goofy movie, aaron lohr, bill farmer, brian pimental, carter burwell, chris matheson, cinescope, disney, don davis, goofy, jack feldman, jason marsden, jim cummings, jymn magon, kellie martin, kevin lima, max, patrick deremer, pauly shore, peter hollens, podcast, powerline, rob paulsen, roxanne, roy freeland, stuart edge, tevin campbell, tom snow, wallace shawn, walt disney

    In Episode 54 of The Cinescope Podcast, Chad and Andrew talk about one of their favorite movies, A Goofy Movie!

  • Episode 53: Forrest Gump

    August 3rd, 2017  |  48 mins 59 secs
    alan silvestri, eric roth, forrest gump, gary sinise, mykelti williamson, robert zemeckis, robin wright, sally field, tom hanks, winston groom

    In Episode 53 of The Cinescope Podcast, Chad and Katie talk about one of their favorite movies, Forrest Gump!

  • Episode 52: Tomorrowland

    July 27th, 2017  |  1 hr 26 mins
    brad bird, britt robertson, cinescope, damon lindelof, disney, epcot, george clooney, hugh laurie, kathryn hahn, keegan michael key, magic kingdom, michael giacchino, raffey cassidy, sideshow sound, space mountain, spaceship earth, tim mcgraw, tomorrowland

    In Episode 52 of The Cinescope Podcast, Chad along with Sideshow Sound Theatre’s Will Dodson and Wendell Jones talk about one of their favorite movies, Tomorrowland!

  • Episode 51: Elf

    July 20th, 2017  |  1 hr 5 mins
    a christmas story, an american workplace, bob newhart, christmas in july, daniel tay, david berenbaum, ed asner, elf, james caan, joe darnell, john debney, jon favreau, leon redbone, mary steenburgen, moviebyte, nightowl, peter billingsley, peter dinklage, ralphie, rankin bass, ray harryhausen, retake, the office, will ferrell, zooey deschanel

    In Episode 51 of The Cinescope Podcast, Chad and Joe Darnell talk about one of their favorite movies, Elf!

  • Episode 50: Back to the Future Part III

    July 13th, 2017  |  1 hr 16 mins
    alan silvestri, back to the future, bob gale, bttf, burton gilliam, christopher lloyd, doc brown, dub taylor, elisabeth shue, eric scull, flea, harry carey jr, hill valley, james tolkan, lea thompson, marty mcfly, mary steenburgen, michael j. fox, mugglecast, part iii, pat buttram, red hot chili peppers, robert zemeckis, steven spielberg, thomas f. wilson

    In Episode 50 of The Cinescope Podcast, Chad and Eric Scull talk about one of their favorite movies, Back to the Future Part III!

  • Episode 49: The Karate Kid

    July 4th, 2017  |  1 hr 5 mins
    bill conti, cobra kai, daniel larusso, elisabeth shue, john g. avildsen, johnny lawrence, martin kove, mr. miyagi, pat morita, ralph macchio, randee heller, robert mark kamen, rocky, the karate kid, william zabka

    In Episode 49 of The Cinescope Podcast, Chad and Don Shanahan talk about one of their favorite movies, The Karate Kid!

  • Episode 48: Hercules

    June 29th, 2017  |  1 hr 5 mins
    alan menken, animation, bob shaw, bobcat goldthwait, charlton heston, cheryl freeman, danny devito, david zippel, disney, disney chris, donald mcenery, frank welker, hercules, irene mecchi, james woods, jim cummings, jon musker, josh keaton, lachanze, lilias white, matt frewer, paul shaffer, renaissance, rip torn, roger bart, ron clements, roz ryan, samantha eggar, sideshow sound theatre, susan egan, tate donovan, vanéese y. thomas

    In Episode 48 of The Cinescope Podcast, Chad and Chris Lyndon (Disney Chris) talk about one of their favorite movies, Disney's Hercules!

  • Episode 47: Man of Steel

    June 22nd, 2017  |  1 hr 24 mins
    amy adams, antje traue, ayelet zurer, christopher meloni, christopher nolan, david s. goyer, dceu, diane lane, feelin film, general zod, hans zimmer, henry cavill, kevin costner, laurence fishburne, man of steel, michael shannon, patrick hicks, russell crowe, sideshow sound, superman, underrated, zack snyder

    In Episode 47 of The Cinescope Podcast, Chad and Patrick Hicks talk about one of their favorite movies, Man of Steel!

  • Episode 46: Batman Begins

    June 15th, 2017  |  57 mins 6 secs
    batman, batman begins, bruce wayne, christian bale, christopher nolan, cillian murphy, david s. goyer, gary oldman, hans zimmer, james newton howard, katie holmes, ken watanabe, liam neeson, michael caine, morgan freeman, ra's al ghul, rutger hauer, seth o'neal, the dark knight, tom wilkinson

    In Episode 46 of The Cinescope Podcast, Chad and Seth O’Neal talk about one of their favorite movies, Batman Begins!

  • Episode 45: Back to the Future Part II

    June 8th, 2017  |  50 mins 58 secs
    2015, alan silvestri, back to the future, bob gale, christopher lloyd, elijah wood, elisabeth shue, flea, james tolkan, jeffrey weissman, lea thompson, michael j. fox, part 2, part ii, robert zemeckis, steven spielberg, thomas f. wilson

    In Episode 45 of The Cinescope Podcast, Chad and Ethan Small talk about one of their favorite movies, Back to the Future Part II!

  • Episode 44: The Hunt for Red October

    June 1st, 2017  |  49 mins 53 secs
    alec baldwin, basil poledouris, courtney b. vance, donald e. stewart, jack ryan, james earl jones, jeffrey jones, john mctiernan, joss backland, larry ferguson, nightowl, peter firth, retake, richard jordan, ronald guttman, sam neill, scott glenn, sean connery, stellan skarsgard, the hunt for red october, tim curry, tj draper, tom clancy

    In Episode 44 of The Cinescope Podcast, Chad and TJ Draper talk about one of TJ’s favorite movies, The Hunt for Red October!

  • Bonus Episode 7 - Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales

    May 30th, 2017  |  1 hr 14 mins
    aaron white, aspen sandberg, barbossa, brenton thwaites, david webcam, dead men tell no tales, elizabeth swann, feelin film, geoff zanelli, geoffrey rush, golshifteh farahani, hans zimmer, jack sparrow, javier bardem, jeff nathanson, joachim running, johnny depp, kaya scodelario, keira knightley, kevin mcnally, martin klebba, orlando bloom, paul mccartney, pirates of the caribbean, potc, salazar, stephen graham, ted elliott, terry rossio, will turner

    In the seventh bonus episode of The Cinescope Podcast, Chad and Aaron talk about the fifth movie in the Pirates of the Caribbean series, Dead Men Tell No Tales!