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 43: Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl

    May 26th, 2017  |  1 hr 11 mins
    barbossa, black pearl, curse of the black pearl, disney world, disneyland, elizabeth swann, geoff zanelli, geoffrey rush, gore verbinski, hans zimmer, jack davenport, jack sparrow, johnny depp, jonathan pryce, keira knightley, kevin mcnally, klaus badelt, lee arenberg, mackenzie crook, orlando bloom, pirates of the caribbean, potc, sideshow sound, sideshow sound theatre, ted elliott, terry rossio, walt disney, will turner, zoe saldana

    In Episode 43 of The Cinescope Podcast, Chad and Sarah Parrish talk about one of their favorite movies, Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl!

  • Episode 42: Mad Max: Fury Road

    May 19th, 2017  |  53 mins 54 secs
    abbey lee, brendan mccarthy, charlize theron, courtney eaton, fury road, george miller, hugh keays-byrne, junkie xl, mad max, nicholas hoult, nico lathouris, riley keough, rosie huntington-whitely, tom hardy, tom holkenborg, zoe kravitz

    In Episode 42 of The Cinescope Podcast, Chad and Corey Poff talk about one of Corey’s favorite movies, Mad Max: Fury Road!

  • Episode 41: Thor

    May 11th, 2017  |  58 mins 59 secs
    anthony hopkins, asgard, ashley edward miller, chris hemsworth, clark gregg, colm feore, don payne, heimdall, idris elba, jaime alexander, josh dallas, kat dennings, kenneth branagh, loki, mjolnir, natalie portman, odin, patrick doyle, ray stevenson, rene russo, stellan skarsgard, tadanobu asano, thor, tom hiddleston, torrey gazette, zack stenz

    In Episode 41 of The Cinescope Podcast, Chad and Joshua talk about one of their favorite movies, Thor!

  • Bonus Episode 6 - Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

    May 8th, 2017  |  1 hr 2 mins
    bradley cooper, chris pratt, chris sullivan, dave bautista, elizabeth debicki, gotg, guardians of the galaxy, james gunn, karen gillan, kurt russell, michael rooker, sean gunn, sylvester stallone, torrey gazette, tyler bates, vin diesel, vol 2, volume 2, zoe saldana

    In the sixth bonus episode of The Cinescope Podcast, Chad and Joshua talk about the latest addition to the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2!

  • Episode 40: The Social Network

    May 4th, 2017  |  49 mins 27 secs
    aaron sorkin, andrew garfield, armie hammer, atticus ross, ben mezrich, cinescope, david fincher, facebook, jesse eisenberg, justin timberlake, the accidental billionaires, the social network, trent reznor

    In Episode 40 of The Cinescope Podcast, Chad and Adam Chitwood of Collider talk about one of their favorite movies, The Social Network!

  • Episode 39: Innerspace

    April 27th, 2017  |  50 mins 36 secs
    alohomora, chip poser, cinescope, dennis quaid, eric scull, fiona lewis, improvised star trek, innerspace, jeffrey boam, jerry goldsmith, joe dante, kevin mccarthy, martin short, meg ryan, mugglecast, mugglenet, robert picardo, vernon wells

    In Episode 39 of The Cinescope Podcast, Chad and Eric talk about one of Eric’s favorite movies, Innerspace!

  • Episode 38: Monty Python and the Holy Grail

    April 21st, 2017  |  1 hr 2 mins
    carol cleveland, connie booth, eric idle, graham chapman, holy grail, john cleese, king arthur, michael palin, monty python, neil innes, sideshow sound, sideshow sound theatre, terry gilliam, terry jones

    In Episode 38 of The Cinescope Podcast, Chad and Wendell talk about one of Wendell’s favorite movies, Monty Python and the Holy Grail!

  • 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!