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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  • Bonus Episode 1 - The Magnificent Seven (2016) Spoiler-Free First Reaction

    October 3rd, 2016  |  19 mins 23 secs
    antoine fuqua, byung-hun lee, chris pratt, denzel washington, ethan hawke, haley bennett, james horner, magnificent 7, magnificent seven, manuel garcia-rulfo, martin sensmeier, peter sarsgaard, simon franglen, vincent d'onofrio

    In this bonus episode of The Cinescope Podcast, Chad briefly reviews the 2016 remake of The Magnificent Seven before leaving the theater parking lot.

  • Episode 9: Inception

    September 29th, 2016  |  1 hr 6 mins
    christopher nolan, cillian murphy, dileep rao, ellen page, gosoundtracks, hans zimmer, inception, joseph gordon-levitt, ken watanabe, leonardo dicaprio, marion cotillard, michael caine, tom berenger, tom hardy

    In Episode 9 of The Cinescope Podcast, Chad and Benson talk about one of their favorite movies, Inception!

  • Episode 8: Robin Hood: Men in Tights

    September 22nd, 2016  |  1 hr 6 mins
    amy yasbeck, cary elwes, dave chappelle, eric allen kramer, evan chandler, hummie mann, j. david shapiro, mel brooks, men in tights, mikey fissel, patrick stewart, reel world theology, richard lewis, robin hood, roger rees

    In Episode 8 of The Cinescope Podcast, we talk about one of Mikey’s favorite movies, Robin Hood: Men in Tights!

  • Episode 7: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

    September 15th, 2016  |  52 mins 28 secs
    alan rickman, christopher columbus, daniel radcliffe, emma watson, harry potter, jkr, john williams, maggie smith, philosopher's stone, richard harris, robbie coltrane, rowling, rupert grint, sorcerer's stone, steve kloves, tom felton

    In Episode 7 of The Cinescope Podcast, Chad and Melanie talk about one of our favorite movies, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone!

  • Episode 6: Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory

    September 8th, 2016  |  41 mins 42 secs
    anthony newley, david seltzer, denise nickerson, diana sowle, dodo denney, gene wilder, jack albertson, julie dawn cole, leonard stone, leslie bricusse, mel stuart, michael bollner, paris themmen, peter ostrum, roald dahl, roy kinnear, ursula reit, willy wonka, willy wonka and the chocolate factory

    In Episode 6 of The Cinescope Podcast, Chad talks with Ethan about one of his favorite movies, Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory!

  • Episode 5: Lincoln

    September 1st, 2016  |  1 hr 4 mins
    abraham lincoln, daniel day-lewis, david strathairn, james spader, john williams, joseph gordon-levitt, lincoln, sally field, sideshow sound, steven spielberg, toby kushner, tommy lee jones

    In Episode 5 of The Cinescope Podcast, Chad talks with guests Will Dodson and Ian Crabb from Sideshow Sound Radio about one of their favorite movies, Lincoln!

  • Episode 4: Blade Runner

    August 25th, 2016  |  50 mins 55 secs
    blade runner, daryl hannah, david peoples, do androids dream of electric sheep, edward james olmos, feelin film, hampton fancher, harrison ford, ridley scott, rutger hauer, sean young, vangelis, william sanderson

    In Episode 4 of The Cinescope Podcast, Chad and Aaron White from Feelin' Film talk about one of Aaron's favorite movies, Blade Runner!

  • Episode 3: Frequency

    August 18th, 2016  |  1 hr 11 mins
    andre braugher, dennis quaid, elizabeth mitchell, eric scull, frequency, gregory hoblit, jim caviezel, michael kamen, mugglecast, noah emmerich, shawn doyle, toby emmerich

    In Episode 3 of The Cinescope Podcast, Chad and special guest Eric Scull from Mugglecast talk about one of Eric's favorite movies, Frequency!

  • Episode 2: Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan

    August 11th, 2016  |  59 mins 1 sec
    captain kirk, deforest kelley, george takei, jack b. sowards, james doohan, james horner, kirstie alley, leonard nimoy, nichelle nichols, nicholas meyer, ricardo montalban, spock, star trek, walter koenig, william shatner, wrath of khan

    In Episode 2 of The Cinescope Podcast, we talk about one of TJ's favorite movies, Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan!

  • Episode 1: TRON: Legacy

    August 4th, 2016  |  59 mins 41 secs
    adam horowitz, bruce boxleitner, daft punk, edward kitsis, garrett hedlund, jeff bridges, joseph kosinski, joseph trapanese, michael sheen, olivia wilde, tron legacy

    In Episode 1 of The Cinescope Podcast, we talk about one of Joe’s favorite movies, TRON: Legacy!

  • Back to the Future

    July 28th, 2016  |  1 hr 5 mins
    alan silvestri, back to the future, biff, bob gale, bttf, christopher lloyd, claudia wells, crispin glover, doc brown, james tolkan, lea thompson, marty mcfly, michael j. fox, robert zemeckis, thomas f. wilson

    In the test/feedback episode of The Cinescope Podcast, we talk about Chad's favorite movie, Back to the Future!