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A Film & TV Podcast. From our screens to your watchlist, a group of film aficionados gather to recommend great cinema every week. Here at Cinedicate we want you to spend less time scrolling and more time watching!
6 days ago
Wonder Woman 1984
On this episode of Cinedicate, we fuel up our invisible jet and don the lasso of truth, for this episode we watched and discuss Wonder Woman 1984. From director and writer Patty Jenkins, also known for Monster and the pilot of The Killing, returns to Themyscira for Princess Diana’s next adventure. With an oil tycoon in search for a the Dreamstone, a gem that grants wishes, Woman Woman not only has to stop his sinister plan, but also renounce it’s seductive allure. So join us, movie lovers as we not only discuss WW84, but also the deep themes related to Faust, and HBO Max being the home for Warner Brother’s 2021 theatrical catalogue. Let us know what you think of the show by following Cinedicate on social media: Instagram - https://instagram.com/cinedicate Twitter - https://twitter.com/cinedicate Facebook - https://facebook.com/cinedicate www.cinedicate.com Have questions? Send us an email at: firstname.lastname@example.org
1 hr 4 min
Dec 17, 2020
On this very special episode of Cinedicate, we spread the holiday cheer with Aaron from WSTR: Galactic Public Access and Twitch streamer Ali, aka JuiceBoxOnline. From director Joe Dante, best known for: Small Soldiers, The 'Burbs, and Innerspace. Creates an '80s holiday gem, Gremlins. A failed inventor travels to Chinatown to find a gift for his son Billy (Zach Galligan). In a store he discovers a "Mogwai," a mythical creature that comes with specific rules for care. If these rules are broken, they transform into evil creatures, gremlins. Join us as we discuss our favorite holiday movies and what makes Christmas so special. All while coping with the trauma induced by watching the horror-comedy, Gremlins.
1 hr 3 min
Dec 3, 2020
Children of Men
Welcome to the season one finale of Cinedicate! Aaron Houillon from WSTR: Galactic Public Access returns to talk about a filmmaking gem, Children of Men. From director Alfonso Cuarón, best known for: Harry Potter and The Prisoner of Azkaban, Gravity, and Roma. Creates a bleak future for humanity in this sci-fi thriller. The world has become infertile and the human race is facing annihilation. An unlikely hero, Theo (Clive Owen) is sent to transport humanity's last hope to a group aimed to kickstart the fertility of humanity. We conclude this season with a thought-provoking film that will both captivate your imagination and cherish overlooked aspects of life. Listen now as we recommend this great film for your watchlist.
Nov 25, 2020
Welcome to another episode of Cinedicate! Ali Mesenbrink from Daddy Killers on Twitch joins to talk about Jennifer's Body. From screenwriter Diablo Cody, best known for: Juno, Young Adult, and Tully. Writes a female-centered horror film. Jennifer (Megan Fox) and her best friend Needy (Amanda Seyfried) are inseparable. However, after a tragic turn of events, Jennifer becomes possessed with a demon. Her desires turn from chasing boys, to devouring them. Needy must act fast to stop the carnage. Listen now to find out why we recommend you watch this forgotten horror movie starring Megan Fox!
Nov 19, 2020
Welcome to another episode of Cinedicate! Todd Hoffman from WSTR: Galactic Public Access joins to talk about this forgotten magic-mystery film, The Prestige. From director Christopher Nolan, best known for: The Dark Knight Trilogy, Intersteller, and Inception. Tells a story of two dueling stage magicians. Set during the turn of the century, Robert Angier (Hugh Jackman), Angier's wife, and Alfred Borden (Christian Bale) are stage hands to a famous magician. However, during a trick-gone-wrong, Angier's wife dies on stage and blames Borden for her death. Becoming bitter enemies, they set to one up each other, no matter the cost. Which then leads them down a road towards the strange with Nikola Tesla (David Bowie) and the tragic with Borden's assistant (Scarlett Johansson). Listen now to fin out why you should give this movie a chance and why it would land right into your favorites.
Nov 12, 2020
Welcome to another episode of Cinedicate! Simone Salis from Sim.Show returns to talk about this influential, and often overlooked, film from the 70's, Network. From director Sidney Lumet, best known for: 12 Angry Men, Murder on the Orient Express, and The Wiz. Creates a dystopian world where truth comes second to opinion, Network. In this black comedy, anchorman Howard Beale (Peter Finch), after learning he is losing his job, proclaims on live television that he is going to commit suicide live on-air. This then in turn creates a unprecedented ratings boost for the news network. Diana Christensen (Faye Dunaway), an eager producer capitalizes on this to disastrous effects. If you haven't heard of this comedy before, no worries! Listen to our latest episode on why you should add this to the top of your watchlist!
Nov 5, 2020
Welcome to another episode of Cinedicate! Aaron Houillon from WSTR: Galactic Public Access returns to talk about the hidden Rom-Com gem from, About Time. From director and writer Richard Curtis, best known for his popular romantic comedies: Four Weddings and a Funeral, Bridget Jones' Diary, and Love Actually. Pens one last great film in his filmography, About Time. Let's travel back to 2013 as Cinedicate watches and recommends this hidden gem from Richard Curtis. The film centers around Tim (Domhnall Gleeson) and he quickly finds out from his father (Bill Nighly) that all men in their family can travel through time. While this powerful ability is life-changing, he cannot change the world around him. He can only affect his personal timeline. Of course, after Tim learns this ability, he wants only one thing in life, a girlfriend. After using his ability and his quirky charm, lands a date with Mary (Rachel McAdams). After falling in love, Tim soon learns that his special power cannot protect him against the struggles of life. Whether you are a fan of romantic comedies or love time-travel stories in all their unique forms. Check out this fantastic film and be sure to listen to why we believe it should be in your watch-list!
Oct 29, 2020
Behind Enemy Lines
Welcome to another episode of Cinedicate! This episode I am joined by Josh to talk about this action-packed gem from 2001, Behind Enemy Lines. From director John Moore, most notably known for A Good Day to Die Hard and The Omen remake. Moore begins his directorial career with an action film in the middle of the Yugoslavian conflict. Lt Chris Burnett (Owen Wilson) flies off his designated route and gets shot down over Serbian territory. With enemy forces trying to hunt him down, Burnett's commander (Gene Hackman) sends in a rescue team to find him. Join us as we recommend and discuss this forgotten Owen Wilson led action flick!
Oct 22, 2020
Welcome to another episode of Cinedicate! This episode I am joined by Anthony to talk about this hidden gem from 1971, THX 1138. From director George Lucas, known for the Star Wars Saga and his creative involvement in Indiana Jones, has an arthouse debut in his film career with a science fiction dystopian tale. In the distant future and in a different world, humanity lives in a megastructure far below the surface of the planet. Freedom is restricted by means of mandatory medication that control emotions. But when THX 1138 (Robert Duvall) and LUH 3417 (Maggie McOmie) stop taking their state-sponsored medication, they wake up to the horror of their existence and also fall in love with each other. With love being outlawed, THX and LUH begin their escape from their world into the unknown. Whether you are a George Lucas fan from his Star Wars movies or a follower of Robert Duvall's career, this movie is a must watch for anyone who loves sci-fi. Join us as we recommend and discuss this forgotten dystopia!
Oct 15, 2020
To Die For
Welcome to another episode of Cinedicate! This episode I am joined by Diego, a Chicago-native and graphic designer, to talk about this hidden gem from 1995, To Die For. From director Gus Van Sant; known for Good Will Hunting, Finding Forrester, Milk, and Portlandia; pens an acclaimed black comedy introducing Nicole Kidman to her first feature role. In this film, Suzanne Stone (Kidman) is the weather girl in her small-town community, but she dreams of being famous. However, she feels that her working-class husband (Matt Dillon) is holding her back, so she then conspires to have him murdered. In order to carry out her dark desires, she then enlists the help of a local high-schooler Jimmy (Joaquin Phoenix). Will this plan go off without a hitch or will her husband's family have suspicions? Whether you are a die-hard Kidman fan or a follower of Joaquin Phoenix's career, this movie is definitely To Die For. Join us as we recommend and discuss this forgotten drama!
Oct 8, 2020
The Truman Show
Welcome to another episode of Cinedicate! This episode I am joined by Simone Salis from 2343 to talk about the hidden gem from 1998, The Truman Show. From director Peter Weir, also known for Dead Poet's Society and Master & Commander, introduces us to a man who unknowingly is a star of a hit reality show, Truman Burbank. In this film, Truman (Jim Carrey) and his entire life is a TV set. From the visionary Christof (Ed Harris), through hidden-cameras records and broadcasts Truman's life for the world to see. However, recent events made Truman realize that his reality is not what he believes it to be. For some this is a classic, and for many this will be their first time with The Truman Show. Check out our discussion on this great movie from 1998 and why you should add it to your watch list!
Oct 1, 2020
Fright Night (1985)
Welcome to the very first episode of Cinedicate! To kick off the first season, this episode I am joined by Aaron Houillon from WSTR: Galactic Public Access to talk about the hidden gem from 1985, Fright Night From director Tom Holland, best known for Child's Play and Psycho II, created a cult-classic all surrounding vampires, Fight Night. In this film, Charley Brewster (William Ragsdale) is a high-schooler and a horror-film obsessive. All is going well until a new neighbor moves in next door, Jerry Dandridge (Chris Sarandon). Charlie then becomes convinced that his neighbor Jerry...is a vampire. After unsuccessfully trying to inform all his friends and family of the threat, Brewster attempts to find help in a washed-up television vampire killer Peter Vincent (Roddy McDowall). For some this is a cult classic, and for many this will be their first time with the Fright Night. Check out our discussion on this great movie from 1985 and why you should add it to your watch list!
Sep 13, 2020
Season 1 Announcement
From our screens to your watchlist, Cinedicate is a brand new podcast coming this October to your favorite podcast app. We gather to share and discuss your next favorite film or show. Subscribe now to be ready when the show drops, October 1st!