Secrets of Movies and TV Shows

A podcast that delves into movies and TV shows, both new and classic, looking at them from a fan’s perspective and going beyond the surface to the hidden layers and deeper meanings.

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Recent Episodes

Midway – Coffee and Cinema - The new film Midway is a faithful adaptation of the events leading up to and including the pivotal battle that turned the tide of World War II in the Pacific. Fr. Chip Hines and Dom Bettinelli give their first impressions in a glowing review of the accuracy of the portrayal of the heroism of the men who fought in the battle.
Hobbs & Shaw – Coffee and Cinema - Is there any redeeming value in an action "shoot 'em up"? Dom Bettinelli and Fr. Chip Hines give their spoiler-free and spoiled review of Hobbs & Shaw, a Fast & Furious spinoff, which is about what you expect, but continues the F&F theme of the importance of family.
A Special Message from StarQuest’s Dom Bettinelli - Dom Bettinelli has an urgent message to all listeners of StarQuest shows. We need your help right now. Please listen to this brief recording and then visit sqpn.com/give today. Thank you. (If you subscribe to multiple StarQuest shows, you may receive this message more than once.)
Men in Black: International – Coffee and Cinema - Men in Black: International is the fourth installment in the MIB franchise. Dom Bettinelli and Fr. Chip Hines are fresh out of the theater to give you their spoiler-free first impressions followed by a discussion that includes spoilers, including whether it's a worthy MIB sequel and which character steals the show.
Captain Marvel The Secrets of Captain Marvel - We take a deep dive into the latest Captain Marvel movie with Angela Sealana, Maria Johnson, Andrew Hermiz, and Thomas Sanjurjo, including a comparison between her and Wonder Woman, plus what problems her massive powers cause the MCU and 90s nostalgia.