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 23: Vertigo

    January 5th, 2017  |  1 hr 11 mins
    alec coppel, alfred hitchcock, barbara bel geddes, bernard hermann, d'entre les morts, james stewart, jimmy stewart, kim novak, pierre boileau, samuel taylor, thomas narcejac, tom helmore, vertigo

    In Episode 23 of The Cinescope Podcast, Chad and Joe talk about one of Joe’s favorite movies, Vertigo!

  • Episode 22: Rocky

    December 29th, 2016  |  1 hr 1 min
    bill conti, burgess meredith, burt young, carl weathers, john g avildsen, rocky, sylvester stallone, talia shire, tony burton

    In Episode 22 of The Cinescope Podcast, Chad and Patrick talk about one of their favorite movies, Rocky!

  • Episode 21: The Polar Express (Commentary)

    December 22nd, 2016  |  1 hr 35 mins
    alan silvestri, chris van allsburg, daryl sabara, eddie deezen, glen ballard, jimmy bennett, michael jeter, nona gaye, polar express, robert zemeckis, tom hanks, william broyles jr

    In Episode 21 of The Cinescope Podcast, Chad recorded a commentary track for his favorite Christmas movie, The Polar Express!

  • Episode 20: White Christmas

    December 15th, 2016  |  50 mins 40 secs
    bing crosby, danny kaye, dean jagger, george chakiris, irving berlin, johnny grant, mary wikkes, michael curtiz, rosemary clooney, vera ellen, white christmas

    In Episode 20 of The Cinescope Podcast, Chad and Joshua talk about one of their favorite Christmas movies, White Christmas!

  • Bonus Episode 3 - Bungie's Destiny

    December 12th, 2016  |  45 mins 30 secs
    activision, bill nighy, bungie, c paul johnson, dee bradley baker, destiny, erick avari, fred tatasciore, gina torres, keith ferguson, kirsten potter, lance reddick, lauren cohan, lennie james, martin o'donnell, michael salvatori, morla gorrondona, nathan fillion, nolan north, skye lewin, stan lepard

    In the third bonus episode of The Cinescope Podcast, Patrick Casey/Holtzmann returns to talk with Chad about their favorite video game, Destiny!

  • Episode 19: Dune

    December 8th, 2016  |  42 mins 30 secs
    brad dourif, brian eno, david lynch, dune, frank herbert, jack nance, kyle maclachlan, linda hunt, max von sydow, patrick stewart, sting, toto

    In Episode 19 of The Cinescope Podcast, Chad and Patrick Casey talk about one of Patrick’s favorite movies, Dune!

  • Episode 18: How to Train Your Dragon

    December 1st, 2016  |  1 hr 2 mins
    america ferrera, chris sanders, christopher mintz-plasse, craig ferguson, david tennant, dean deblois, gerard butler, how to train your dragon, jay baruchel, john powell, jonah hill, kristen wiig, tj miller

    In Episode 18 of The Cinescope Podcast, Chad and Andrew talk about one of their favorite movies, How to Train Your Dragon!

  • Episode 17: Crimson Tide

    November 24th, 2016  |  1 hr 56 secs
    crimson tide, denzel washington, francisco ruiz, gene hackman, george dzundza, hans zimmer, james gandolfini, matt craven, michael schiffler, quentin tarantino, retro rewind, tony scott, viggo mortensen

    In Episode 17 of The Cinescope Podcast, Chad and Francisco talk about one of Francisco’s favorite movies, Crimson Tide!

  • Episode 16: The Iron Giant

    November 17th, 2016  |  53 mins 34 secs
    blaine grimes, brad bird, christopher mcdonald, eli marienthal, harry connick jr, jennifer aniston, john mahoney, michael kamen, reel world rewind, reel world theology, the iron giant, tim mccanlies, vin diesel

    In Episode 16 of The Cinescope Podcast, Chad and Blaine talk about one of their favorite movies, The Iron Giant!

  • Episode 15: The Matrix

    November 10th, 2016  |  53 mins 59 secs
    carrie-anne moss, don davis, gloria foster, hugo weaving, joe pantoliano, keanu reeves, laurence fishburne, the matrix, wachowskis

    In Episode 15 of The Cinescope Podcast, TJ Draper returns to talk with Chad about his favorite movie, The Matrix!

  • Episode 14: The Muppets

    November 3rd, 2016  |  1 hr 11 mins
    adorkable rach, amy adams, aris archontis, bill barretta, bret mckenzie, chen neeman, chris cooper, christophe beck, dave goelz, david rudman, eric jacobson, fozzie, gonzo, jack black, james bobin, jason segel, jeannie lurie, kermit, matt vogel, mouse music, peter linz, piggy, rachel herrick, rashida jones, sideshow sound, steve whitmire, the muppets

    In Episode 14 of The Cinescope Podcast, Chad and Rachel Herrick talk about one of their favorite movies, The Muppets!

  • Episode 13: The Shining

    October 27th, 2016  |  1 hr 3 mins
    80s all over, barry nelson, danny lloyd, diane johnson, jack nicholson, joe turkel, philip stone, scatman crothers, scott weinberg, shelley duvall, stanley kubrick, stephen king, the shining, wendy carlos

    In Episode 13 of The Cinescope Podcast, Chad and film critic Scott Weinberg talk about one of their favorite movies, The Shining!

  • Episode 12: The Strangers

    October 20th, 2016  |  51 mins 44 secs
    bryan bertino, gemma ward, kip weeks, laura margolis, liv tyler, scott speedman, the strangers

    In Episode 12 of The Cinescope Podcast, Chad and Blake Collier talk about one of our favorite movies, The Strangers!

  • Episode 11: The Way, Way Back

    October 13th, 2016  |  42 mins 24 secs
    allison janney, amanda peet, annasophia robb, jim rash, liam james, maya rudolph, nat faxon, rob corrdry, rob simonsen, sam rockwell, steve carell, the way way back, toni collette

    In Episode 11 of The Cinescope Podcast, Chad and Lauren talk about one of their favorite movies, The Way, Way Back!

  • Bonus Episode 2 - The CW's Frequency TV Premiere

    October 10th, 2016  |  34 mins 7 secs
    devin kelley, eric scull, frequency, mekhi phifer, mugglecast, peyton list, riley smith, the cw, toby emmerich

    In the second bonus episode of The Cinescope Podcast, MuggleCast’s Eric Scull returns to talk about Frequency again, this time about The CW’s new TV adaptation of the 2000 film that we talked about in Episode 3!

  • Episode 10: Pinocchio

    October 6th, 2016  |  1 hr 47 secs
    aurelius battaglia, ben sharpsteen, bill roberts, charles judels, christian rub, cliff edwards, dickie jones, disney, erdman penner, evelyn venable, frankie darro, hamilton luske, jack kinney, joseph sabo, ned washington, norman ferguson, otto englander, paul j. smith, pinocchio, t. hee, ted sears, walter catlett, webb smith, wilfred jackson, william cottrell

    In Episode 10 of The Cinescope Podcast, we talk about one of Chris Lyndon’s favorite movies, Pinocchio!