96 episodes

Cinedicate is a Chicago-based film and TV podcast where a collection of industry-insiders, genre-lovers, and cinephiles dive deep into the themes of cinema. Episodes include traversing the exciting stories found in psychological thrillers, action-packed adventures, and science-fiction operas to the more grounded narratives wonderfully displayed in arthouse dramas, romantic tales, and comedic romps.
From high concept topics like facing our own mortality, awakening our third-eye, and modern-imperialism to the much more tangible topics like independent filmmaking and the movie-going experience. You’re guided through this exploration by Cinedicate host Armand and a crew of directors, actors, podcasters, and incredibly interesting guests.
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Cinedicate: Film & TV Podcast Cinedicate

    • TV & Film
    • 5.0 • 11 Ratings

Cinedicate is a Chicago-based film and TV podcast where a collection of industry-insiders, genre-lovers, and cinephiles dive deep into the themes of cinema. Episodes include traversing the exciting stories found in psychological thrillers, action-packed adventures, and science-fiction operas to the more grounded narratives wonderfully displayed in arthouse dramas, romantic tales, and comedic romps.
From high concept topics like facing our own mortality, awakening our third-eye, and modern-imperialism to the much more tangible topics like independent filmmaking and the movie-going experience. You’re guided through this exploration by Cinedicate host Armand and a crew of directors, actors, podcasters, and incredibly interesting guests.
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    #91 - Jennifer's Body (2009): An Extended Look at Megan Fox's Unjustly Maligned Horror Film

    #91 - Jennifer's Body (2009): An Extended Look at Megan Fox's Unjustly Maligned Horror Film

    EXTENDED EPISODE: On this Extra Reel, film enthusiast Ali joins the discussion with a hidden gem featuring Megan Fox from 2009, Jennifer's Body.
    From screenwriter Diablo Cody, best known for Juno, pens an exciting female-centered horror film. Jennifer (Megan Fox) and her best friend Needy (Amanda Seyfried) are inseparable, however, after a tragic turn of events at a rock show, Jennifer becomes possessed with a demon as she fell victim to a failed human sacrifice at The Devil's Kettle. Her desires turn from chasing boys, to devouring them. Her best friend Needy must act fast to stop the carnage before she kills her entire high school.
     
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    • 1 hr 33 min
    #90 - The Blob (1958/1988): How Our Fears are Reflected in Film and Theme Songs For Horror Films

    #90 - The Blob (1958/1988): How Our Fears are Reflected in Film and Theme Songs For Horror Films

    MAIN EPISODE: Film professor and filmmaker Cam Lewis returns to Cinedicate to discuss The Blob franchise. From the campy 1958 massive hit to the wonderfully executed remake 30 years later, we spend the next episode blobbin' it up with their surprisingly deep themes of inter-generational respect and distrust towards the Government.
    The Blob films center around a crashed extra-terrestrial element that harbored an all consuming entity that can never be stopped and worse of all, will never stop growing. This ever hungry monster is the backdrop to the drama that is found on screen as both films depict two very different responses from two very different generations. Listen now as we unpack how the 1950s America would react to an alien threat vs the 1980s.
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    • 1 hr 8 min
    #89 - The Prestige (2006): An Extended Look into Magic and the Feud Between Nikola Tesla and Thomas Edison

    #89 - The Prestige (2006): An Extended Look into Magic and the Feud Between Nikola Tesla and Thomas Edison

    EXTENDED EPISODE: On this Extra Reel, Todd of WSTR: Galactic Public Access joins to talk about Christopher Nolan's overlooked masterpiece, The Prestige from 2006.
    Join us as we explore the gritty underground of the magical world as we follow two dueling magicians after a freak accident that left one of their spouses dead on stage. Years later, one man will go to the ends of the earth to uncover the secrets of our physical world with the help of an eccentric scientist, Tesla.
     
    Connect with Todd by listening to his Star Wars podcast, WSTR: Galactic Public Access.
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    • 1 hr 12 min
    #88 - Prey (2022): Native Americans vs. The Predator, Ancient Aliens, and Badass Women

    #88 - Prey (2022): Native Americans vs. The Predator, Ancient Aliens, and Badass Women

    MAIN EPISODE: The talented photographer Peter Casa returns to Cinedicate with another sci-fi film, Prey. This film is the latest entry in the Predator Franchise that takes an unexpected turn as the film does not depict modern soldiers fighting the alien threat, but a Native America tribe, specifically a huntress.
    Listen now as Peter unpacks how this film is a breath of fresh air in storytelling as it breaks the mold of what Predator films could be like. We follow a female huntress, Naru, as she embarks on her rites of passage to become part of the hunting party of her tribe. Set in 1719, this film is set in the Great Plains of America and the film sets the stage and presents to the audience, what would happen if an advanced alien hunter crossed paths with humans centuries ago.
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    • 1 hr 11 min
    #87 - What Did Deborah Do? (2022): Interview with Director Julius Ritter and Actress Diana Malota

    #87 - What Did Deborah Do? (2022): Interview with Director Julius Ritter and Actress Diana Malota

    INTERVIEW: On this Cinedicate Extra, Director Julius Ritter and Deborah herself, Diana Malota join the cinematic roundtable to discuss their feature film What Did Deborah Do? soon to be released.
    Join us as we unpack the heavy subject matter of a dysfunctional relationship as two screenwriters find themselves surviving a union that is falling apart. Picking up immediately after her release from the hospital, Deborah attempts to make amends after her violent encounter with her ex. All while us the viewer is trying to piece together what did Deborah do exactly to land her in a psychiatric hospital.
     
    Connect with Julius Ritter on Instagram to keep up with all the film news regarding What Did Deborah Do? and his upcoming projects.
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    • 54 min
    #86 - RoboCop (1987): The Film That Predicted America's Militarization of Police and The Corporate Takeover

    #86 - RoboCop (1987): The Film That Predicted America's Militarization of Police and The Corporate Takeover

    MAIN EPISODE: This week, the talented hosts of the film comedy podcast, First Prize Films join the cinematic roundtable to unpack RoboCop from 1987.
    Join us as Blake and Dave unpack the all too relevant themes embedded in Paul Verhoeven's dark satire. Set in the near future, Detroit is overrun with crime and in this version of America, corporations fund and arm the police with high-tech weapons. Taking advantage of a fallen officer, Murphy, they transform the remnants of his body to construct a super soldier, RoboCop. This walking tank is designed to suppress criminals and uphold the rule of law, but what does that mean to the humanity of the city and more importantly, the man inside the metal suit.
    Catch Blake and Dave on their podcast, First Prize Films.
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    • 1 hr 18 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
11 Ratings

11 Ratings

Passion Board Shop ,

Awesome show 👏

Stoked to discover this show. I never have enough time to watch all the movies on my list. I can listen to this when I’m driving to work and get the lowdown on a bunch of them. Great job!

smccarty84 ,

So good!

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Mxsandy12 ,

Insightful and entertaining movie podcast l!

Armand knows his stuff and has a serious command of movie knowledge. He covers every aspect of the film (he picks incredible classics and new releases I really love). And he educates just as much as he entertains. Listener for life!