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 37: Grosse Pointe Blank

    April 13th, 2017  |  46 mins 52 secs
    alan arkin, cinescope, d. v. devincentis, dan aykroyd, george armitage, grosse pointe blank, hank azaria, jeremy piven, joan cusack, john cusack, minnie driver, oh the horror, podcast, reel world theology, rwt, steven pink, tom jankiewicz, vampire nomad, vampirenomad

    In Episode 37 of The Cinescope Podcast, Chad and Blake Collier talk about Blake’s all-time favorite movie, Grosse Pointe Blank!

  • Episode 36: Finding Nemo

    April 7th, 2017  |  43 mins 58 secs
    albert brooks, alexander gould, allison janney, andrew stanton, austin pendleton, barry humphries, bob peterson, brad garrett, bruce spence, david reynolds, disney, dory, ellen degeneres, eric bana, finding nemo, geoffrey rush, joe ranft, john ratzenberger, marlin, stephen root, thomas newman, vicki lewis, willem dafoe

    In Episode 36 of The Cinescope Podcast, Chad and Melanie talk about one of their favorite movies, Finding Nemo!

  • Episode 35: The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

    March 30th, 2017  |  1 hr 29 mins
    andy serkis, bernard hill, billy boyd, cate blanchett, christopher lee, david wenham, dominic monaghan, elijah wood, fran walsh, howard shore, hugo weaving, ian mckellen, john noble, john rhys-davies, jrr tolkien, karl urban, liv tyler, lord of the rings, lotr, mirando otto, orlando bloom, peter jackson, philippa boyens, return of the king, rotk, sean astin, the lord of the rings, tolkien, viggo mortensen

    In Episode 35 of The Cinescope Podcast, Chad, Gabriel, and James conclude their discussion over Peter Jackson’s The Lord of the Rings trilogy with The Return of the King!

  • Episode 34: The Hunchback of Notre Dame

    March 23rd, 2017  |  54 mins 53 secs
    alan menken, andrew samonsky, bob tzudiker, charles kimbrough, ciara renee, cinescope, david ogden stiers, demi moore, disney, erik liberman, gary trousdale, irene mecchi, jason alexander, jesi nelson, jonathan roberts, kevin kline, kirk wise, mary wickes, michael arden, noni white, original cast recording, patrick page, paul kandel, podcast, sideshow sound, sideshow sound theatre, stephen schwartz, tab murphy, the hunchback of notre dame, tom hulce, tony jay, victor hugo

    In Episode 34 of The Cinescope Podcast, Chad and Jesi Nelson talk about one of their favorite movies, The Hunchback of Notre Dame!

  • Bonus Episode 5 - Beauty and the Beast (2017)

    March 20th, 2017  |  48 mins 17 secs
    alan menken, audra mcdonald, beauty and the beast, bill condon, cinescope, dan stevens, disney, emma thompson, emma watson, evan spiliotopoulos, ewan mcgregor, gugu mbatha-raw, howard ashman, ian mckellen, jesi nelson, josh gad, kevin kline, luke evans, sideshow sound, stanley tucci, stephen chbosky, tim rice

    In the fifth bonus episode of The Cinescope Podcast, Chad and Jesi Nelson talk about Disney’s new live-action Beauty and the Beast!

  • Episode 33: One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

    March 16th, 2017  |  55 mins 37 secs
    bo goldman, brad dourif, christopher lloyd, cinescope, danny devito, feelin film, jack nicholson, jack nitzsche, ken kesey, laurence hauben, louise fletcher, milos forman, one flew over the cuckoo's nest, podcast, scatman crothers, sydney lassick, will sampson, william redfield

    In Episode 33 of The Cinescope Podcast, Chad and Aaron talk about one of their favorite movies, One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest!

  • Episode 32: Get Smart

    March 9th, 2017  |  46 mins 14 secs
    alan arkin, anchor, anchor.fm, anne hathaway, bill murray, buck henry, cinescope, dalip singh, david koechner, dwayne johnson, dwayne the rock johnson, get smart, james cana, ken davitian, masi oka, matt ember, mel brooks, nate torrence, nightowl, patrick warburton, peter segal, retake, roger ebert, stephen dunham, steve carell, terence stamp, terry crews, the rock, tom j. astle, trevor rabin

    In Episode 32 of The Cinescope Podcast, Chad and TJ Draper talk about one of their favorite movies, Get Smart!

  • Episode 31: Muppet Treasure Island

    March 3rd, 2017  |  46 mins 21 secs
    barry mann, bill barretta, billy connolly, brian henson, cynthia weil, dave goelz, don austen, fozzie bear, frank oz, gonzo, hans zimmer, james v. hart, jerry jul, jerry nelson, jim henson, john henson, kermit the frog, kevin bishop, kevin clash, kirk r. thatcher, louise gold, miss piggy, muppet treasure island, muppets, rizzo, robert louis stevenson, steve whitmire, tim curry, treasure island

    In Episode 31 of The Cinescope Podcast, Chad and Andrew talk about one of their favorite movies, Muppet Treasure Island!

  • Episode 30: The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers

    February 23rd, 2017  |  1 hr 23 mins
    andy serkis, bernard hill, billy boyd, brad dourif, cate blanchett, christopher lee, david wenham, dominic monaghan, elijah wood, fran walsh, howard shore, hugo weaving, ian mckellen, john rhys-davies, karl urban, liv tyler, lord of the rings, lotr, miranda otto, orlando bloom, peter jackson, philippa boyens, sean astin, stephen sinclair, the two towers, tolkien, underrated, viggo mortensen

    In Episode 30 of The Cinescope Podcast, Chad, Gabriel, and James talk about one of their favorite movies, The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers!

  • Episode 29: Serendipity

    February 16th, 2017  |  57 mins 16 secs
    alan silvestri, alohomora, bridget moynahan, eric scull, eugene levy, jeremy piven, john corbett, john cusack, kate beckinsale, marc klein, molly shannon, mugglecast, mugglenet, peter chelsom, serendipity

    In Episode 29 of The Cinescope Podcast, Chad and Eric Scull of MuggleCast talk about one of Eric’s favorite movies, Serendipity!

  • Bonus Episode 4 - The LEGO Batman Movie

    February 9th, 2017  |  43 mins 22 secs
    channing tatum, chris mckay, chris mckenna, cinematic sound radio, collider, dave trombore, drclawmd, erik sommers, jared stern, jenny slate, john whittington, jonah hill, lorne balfe, michael cera, nerdist, ralph fiennes, rosario dawson, seth grahams-smith, siri, susan bennett, the lego batman movie, the lego movie, will arnett, zach galifianakis

    In the fourth bonus episode of The Cinescope Podcast, Chad and Dave Trumbore of Collider talk about one of their favorite movies, The LEGO Batman Movie!

  • Episode 28: The LEGO Movie

    February 8th, 2017  |  51 mins 13 secs
    allison brie, channing tatum, charlie day, chris pratt, christopher miller, cobie smulders, collider, dave trombore, drclawmd, elizabeth banks, jonah hill, liam neeson, mark mothersbaugh, morgan freeman, nick offerman, phil lord, the lego movie, will arnett, will ferrell

    In Episode 28 of The Cinescope Podcast, Chad and Dave Trumbore of Collider talk about one of their favorite movies, The LEGO Movie!

  • Episode 27: So I Married an Axe Murderer

    February 2nd, 2017  |  1 hr 29 secs
    2 middle aged dudes and a microphone, alan arkin, amanda plummer, anthony lapaglia, brenda fricker, bruce broughton, charles grodin, demi mazar, matt doherty, michael richards, mikey myers, nancy travis, neil mullarkey, phil hartman, so i married an axe murderer, steven wright, thomas schlamme

    In Episode 27 of The Cinescope Podcast, Chad talks with the hosts of the Two Middle-Aged Dudes and a Microphone Podcast, Aaron and Craig, about one of their favorite movies, So I Married an Axe Murderer!

  • Episode 26: Toy Story 3

    January 26th, 2017  |  57 mins 58 secs
    blake clark, buzz lightyear, disney, don rickles, emily hahn, estelle harris, joan cusack, jodi benson, john lasseter, john morris, john ratzenberger, lee unkrich, michael arndt, michael keaton, ned beatty, pixar, randy newman, reel world theology, tim allen, tom hanks, toy story, toy story 3, wallace shawn, woody, you've got a friend in me

    In Episode 26 of The Cinescope Podcast, Chad and Gene talk about one of their favorite movies, Toy Story 3!

  • Episode 25: Raiders of the Lost Ark

    January 20th, 2017  |  1 hr 12 mins
    cinematic sound, denholm elliott, george lucas, harrison ford, john rhys-davies, john williams, karen allen, lawrence kasdan, paul freeman, ronald lacey, steven spielberg

    In Episode 25 of The Cinescope Podcast, Chad and Erik talk about one of their favorite movies, Raiders of the Lost Ark!

  • Episode 24: The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

    January 12th, 2017  |  1 hr 21 mins
    andy serkis, billy boyd, cate blanchett, christopher lee, dominic monaghan, elijah wood, fran walsh, howard shore, hugo weaving, ian holm, ian mckellen, john rhys-davies, liv tyler, orlando bloom, peter jackson, philippa boyens, sean bean, the fellowship of the ring, the lord of the rings, tolkien, viggo mortensen

    In Episode 24 of The Cinescope Podcast, Chad, Gabriel, and James talk about one of their favorite movies, The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring!