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Episodes of Cinemental

Full disclosure, when our amazeballs guest, author, podcaster, blogger, etc. Whitney Matheson chose this one for us, I wasn;t sure how it was gonna hold up. Well, let's juts say you probably don't wanna miss this episode filled with fun anecdot
Our guest this week, the amazing Whitney Matheson, author, blogger, it, she does it. She has brought us one of our most divisive films to date. The late John Cassavetes' indie masterpiece "A Woman Under the Influence". This is
Our guest, fellow podcaster and friend Tom Zielinski's guilty pleasure pick this week was something I had seen pieces of over the years but never sat down and watched all the way through. I have now. Give a quick listen as we discuss my media c
Friend of the show and fellow podcaster, Tom Zielinski joins us for the first of two episodes, First off, we dive into a real mind-bender of a flick, "Vanilla Sky, " a  Cameron Crowe remake of a Spanish film ( which also stars Penelope Cruz, in
So, for the first time in Cinemental history, we are down one man! Due to circumstances beyond out control, we had a guest bow out last minute and we put out the call to our previous guests and lo and behold, writer/Artist Dennis Calero answere
In the 10 intervening years between his "Night of..." and "Dawn of the Dead" films, George A. Romero made four features. The third of which was 1973's "The Crazies". Combining the rawness of the 'night' and the clear evolution of his style lead
It may not be perfect, but no one can deny that the film screenwriter/composer/director Darren Callahan brings us this week is definitely unique. A completely new take on how we may become infected during a 'zombie' apocalypse is thought-provok
Starlight Runner CEO and film producer Jeff Gomez returns with another film for us to dig into and this one will blow your mind! Come take a listen as we discuss "Hedwig and the Angry Inch" a musical based upon a Broadway play directed by and s
After a short hiatus, we're back with very special guest and CEO of Starlight Runner, Jeff Gomez. Join us as we jump into the first of two socially impactful film choices from Jeff and we start in New York City in the late 1960s with the John S
If not the greatest musical of all-time, certainly the greatest musical, adventure-fantasy of all-time! 1939's "Wizard of Oz is quite simply, a wonder. I'd find it awful difficult to find someone who hasn't seen it, at the very minimum knows th
Writer /actor Stephen Gevedon returns for a second part of our conversation about film. For the second half of the show we spent in rousing discussion about art and what that means exactly, as we dive into Michaelangelo Anonioni's valentine to
For this week's episode we are especially lucky to have made the acquaintance of actor/writer Stephen Gevedon who, amongst a long and varied career, co-wrote and starred in one of our favorite horror films "Session 9".  Stephen sat down with us
For the second half of special guest Mike Wickliff's visit, he chose to introduce us to a film we had never even heard of, George C Scott's follow-up film to "Patton". A movie about a guy who thinks he's Sherlock Holmes and just so happens to r
With one of the most  visually innovative concept films I've ever experienced, return guest Mike Wickliff brings us "Dave Made A Maze". Trust me when I tell you you have NEVER seen a  film like this.  All cinephiles should take the 89 minutes a
For the second part of our conversation with Writing/Artist power couple Jimmy Palmiotti & Amanda Conner, we address the directing debut of of screenwriter/director Shane Black, "Kiss Kiss Bang Bang". A modern L.A. noir with a spectacular cast
This weeks episodes feature a return guest and a brand new one. All in the same show! Entertainment powerhouses Jimmy Palmiotti and Amanda Conner join us for a deep dive (see what I did there) into the Irwin Allen classic, "The Poseidon Adventu
In the second part of our visit with writer/artist Dennis Calero, with his guilty pleasure, he brings us quite possibly one of the most maligned films in cinematic history, "Xanadu". Join us as we chat about what exactly lies at the heart of th
In this week's show we step into a world of adventure with Writer/Artist Dennis Calero as he explains to us why "Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom" is his favorite entry in this legendary series of films. Everyone we know has seen this one,
Podcaster/Writer/Artist Mike Dolce brings us his guilty pleasure this week, a little movie some of you may have heard of, called "House". This is not the Japanese horror film, but the 1985 horror/comedy featuring a turn by such 80s stalwarts as
Joining us this week is fellow podcaster, writer, artist and all-around creative type, Mike Dolce and he brings with him a couple of really disparate film choices. Something we love and respect. First off, we jump into "Charlie Wilson's War" a
In my own knowledge of cinema, it's always a little surprising when a guest brings us a movie I have honestly never even heard of before, especially when it sports a cast of this magnitude and was (almost) released in my lifetime. However, Awar
Writer/Artist and all-around good guy and chooser of amazing films, Dean Haspiel returns to Cinemental, bringing with him a truly classic in every sense of the word. The dynamic stage play turned film, "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?" If you'v
Part two of our film discussion with writer/pal James Ninness takes us to a deep, dark place in American cinema history. That's right. The 80s buddy/cop dramedy. And we don;t just go in for any old one, we shoot straight to the top (or is it bo
Writer and friend of the show, James Ninness returns to Cinemental bringing with him Martin Scorsese's modern crime classic, 'The Departed". A (little-known) remake of a Honk Kong film from 2002 ( Infernal Affairs - highly recommended), but doe
This week we deliver part two of our discussion with comics maestro, Peter Tomasi as he brings in the subversive film, "The End". Featuring the first onscreen pairing of Burt Reynolds and Dom Deluise. Listen in to see if this largely forgotten
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