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ON SHORT-TERM HIATUS // A mature, millennial-infused film/tv discussion podcast from Melvin & Dan. Influenced by Acts 17 and Romans 2:4. Podcast Magazine says Cinematic Doctrine "uses the shared value of human life as a springboard into deeper conversations". // CinematicDoctrine.com

ON SHORT-TERM HIATUS // A mature, millennial-infused film/tv discussion podcast from Melvin & Dan. Influenced by Acts 17 and Romans 2:4. Podcast Magazine says Cinematic Doctrine "uses the shared value of human life as a springboard into deeper conversations". // CinematicDoctrine.com

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United States

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ON SHORT-TERM HIATUS // A mature, millennial-infused film/tv discussion podcast from Melvin & Dan. Influenced by Acts 17 and Romans 2:4. Podcast Magazine says Cinematic Doctrine "uses the shared value of human life as a springboard into deeper conversations". // CinematicDoctrine.com

Language:

English


Episodes

Free Guy - Summer Blockbuster in Winter!

12/28/2021
PATREON MOVIE DISCUSSION: This movie was selected by our Patreon Supporters over at the Cinematic Doctrine Patreon. Support as little as $3 a month and have your voice heard! 2021 is over! Well, almost! Tune into this last episode of Cinematic Doctrine for 2021 with the last Patreon Pick of the year! Patreon Supporters didn't disappoint with their votes, and we're happy to discuss the Summer Blockbuster Free Guy! Topics: Free GuyFree GuyFree GuyFree GuyPaper ManFree...

Duration:01:13:50

Spider-Man: No Way Home - Super Spider Bros.

12/21/2021
MOVIE DISCUSSION: 2021's most anticipated feature has finally released, and it's destroying the box office! Critic ratings are through the roof, and audiences are exploding with joy! Melvin and Daniel briefly share their non-spoiler thoughts on No Way Home before expanding heavily with everything that comes with the Spider-Man territory! Topics: Spider-Man: No Way HomeNo Way Home'sFar From Home No Way Home Homecoming Far From HomeNo Way HomeNo Way HomeEternalsTHATNo Way HomeNo Way...

Duration:01:49:31

Is Cinematic Doctrine a Christian Movie Podcast?

12/14/2021
LET'S TALK: This is probably our most important episode, ever. From the start, Daniel shares some concern about how we don't always jump into more Christian topics, but Melvin is quick to calm his nerves about how he views the podcast as a whole. Following this, the two discuss a series of deeply important topics regarding Christ-like freedom, engaging culture with patience and maturity, and the complexity of artistic communication. This episode is filled to the brim with self-reflection,...

Duration:00:37:50

The Marc Webb Spider-Man Duology

12/7/2021
LET'S TALK: With two weeks left before the release of Spider-Man: No Way Home, fans have countless questions they're waiting to see answered. Will the Webb Duology finally see closure in No Way Home? Is Tobey Maguire returning as Spider-Man full time? Will Paul Giamatti be the Rhino we've always wanted? What will happen to Tom Holland? There's so much anticipation! But, before we can dive into No Way Home, we need to catch up on Marc Webb's black-sheep duology, a strange two-film entry into...

Duration:01:05:10

Dear Evan Hansen (Part 3) - The Anti-Bojack Horseman

12/2/2021
PATREON MOVIE DISCUSSION: This movie was selected by our Patreon Supporters over at the Cinematic Doctrine Patreon. Support as little as $3 a month and have your voice heard! A few days after recording for Dear Evan Hansen, Daniel felt compelled to expand upon certain topics we discussed. As such, here's Cinematic Doctrine's third and final installment of their Dear Evan Hansen series. Considering the complex subject matter of the film, there's some additional perspective and background...

Duration:00:20:54

Dear Evan Hansen (Part 2) - Problematic, Incomplete, Dangerous

12/1/2021
PATREON MOVIE DISCUSSION: This movie was selected by our Patreon Supporters over at the Cinematic Doctrine Patreon. Support as little as $3 a month and have your voice heard! In part 2 of their Dear Evan Hansen discussion, Melvin & Dan figure out where Dear Evan Hansen went wrong, Daniel loses his mind, and they share conflicting perspectives on the film overall. Topics: Dear Evan Hansenthat's Dear Evan HansenDear Evan HansenDear Evan HansenUnplannedDear Evan HansenDear Evan HansenDear...

Duration:01:08:08

Dear Evan Hansen (Part 1) - 2021's Movie Punching Bag

11/30/2021
PATREON MOVIE DISCUSSION: This movie was selected by our Patreon Supporters over at the Cinematic Doctrine Patreon. Support as little as $3 a month and have your voice heard! Dear Evan Hansen is our most expensive episode. Coming in at a whopping $35 for rentals, as well as 2.5 hours' worth of content, we truly have spent far too much on this episode. But it's all worth it for our Patreon Supporters! We love you all, and that's why we spend this first of three episodes discussing some of...

Duration:00:56:34

The Sam Raimi Spider-Man Trilogy

11/23/2021
LET'S TALK: In preparation for what they've jokingly referred to as Spider-Man: Endgame, Melvin and Dan take a moment to reflect on the Sam Raimi trilogy that started the theatrical Spider-Man craze! Join the two of them as they dive deep into these amazing films, what makes them hold up so well after all these years, and how Spider-Man 3 really isn't as bad as we all sort of think it was. Note: We do NOT discuss leaks for Spider-Man: No Way Home but we DO discuss how the leaks have...

Duration:01:25:35

Dune (2021) - Succeeds Where Eternals Fails

11/16/2021
MOVIE DISCUSSION: It's never too late to talk about good movies, and both Daniel and Melvin are finally ready to get philosophical and heady with Dennis Villeneuve's latest feature! Topics: DuneDuneDuneDuneLord of the Rings[23:06]DuneDuneEternalsRecommendations: 2 Peter & Jude: NIV Application CommentaryStarship Troopers552. Dune (2021), Dune (1984)Support on Patreon for Unique Perks! Social Links: TikTokTwitterWebsiteFacebook GroupSupport the show...

Duration:01:27:02

Eternals - Certified Rotten

11/10/2021
MOVIE DISCUSSION: No time wasted. An earthquake in the MCU has taken place: a rotten score! It's sort of all anyone is talking about, and Melvin & Dan take their turns sharing complaints, frustrations and irritations (a la that 2+ hour runtime). Even so, tune in and hear their thoughts through this wildly strange addition to the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Topics: EternalsEternalsEternalsEternalsEternalsEternalsDune EternalsEternalsEternalsRecommendations: Psalms 76-150: Holman Old...

Duration:01:39:54

Dune Episode When, Zoomer Youth Group and Media, Eternals Certified Rotten??

11/2/2021
LET'S TALK: Daniel hasn't watched Dune yet because Melvin told him his first time seeing Dune shouldn't be through HBOmax, so look forward to a Dune discussion episode in the future. They also talk about that movie Daniel recommended a few episodes ago, There's Someone Inside Your House, and if the Zoomers in his youth group would understand the movie since it's definitely a Zoomer-centric flick (while also talking about the bizarre nature of Youth Group, its failings, and curiosities). And...

Duration:00:52:40

Halloween Kills - Deliciously Divisive

10/29/2021
MOVIE DISCUSSION: Happy Halloween! In this extra episode of the podcast, Melvin & Dan discuss the latest entry in the Halloween franchise! If you've been a part of the online discussion, or at least aware of how people feel about Halloween Kills, then you're in for a treat! Daniel didn't like Halloween Kills, but Melvin did! Thus begins some great Halloween banter! Topics: Halloween KillsHalloween Halloween (2018)Halloween KillsHalloween KillsHalloween KillsHalloween Kills Halloween...

Duration:01:45:06

Over the Garden Wall - A Dream-Like Fairy-Tale of Fear

10/26/2021
PATREON TV-SHOW DISCUSSION: This TV-show was selected by our Patreon Supporters over at the Cinematic Doctrine Patreon. Support as little as $3 a month and have your voice heard! Melvin & Daniel talk about the animated modern cult-classic Over the Garden Wall, a story about two brothers who get lost in the woods. Topics: Over the Garden WallOver the Garden WallAdventure TimeOver the Garden Wall Over the Garden Wall,Over the Garden WallThere's Someone Inside Your...

Duration:01:06:12

Nightbooks and Family-Friendly Horror Movies

10/22/2021
LET'S TALK: Daniel was tasked with finding a not-so-scary horror movie to watch with friends. So, he ventured into the Netflix unknown to watch Nightbooks. Surprised by it's balance between family-friendly and outright-scary sequences, Daniel couldn't help but jump behind a microphone and share his thoughts on this wildly strange kids horror flick. Then, Melvin talks about other kid/teen horror flicks that are fun for the whole family, or simply hit other demographics among youth and teens...

Duration:00:48:13

Ernest Scared Stupid - Truce Podcast and Halloween Hijinks

10/19/2021
MOVIE DISCUSSION: TrucePodcast.com Chris Staron of Truce Podcast joins Melvin to talk Ernest Scared Stupid, the movie Melvin kept talking about during their last episode together, Ernest Saves Christmas! Topics: Chris StaronTruce PodcastErnest Scared StupidErnest Scared Stupid[13:31] Ernest Scared Stupid's Chris StaronErnest Scared StupidErnest Scared StupidRecommendations: 30 RockSupport on Patreon for Unique Perks! Social Links: TikTokTwitterWebsiteFacebook GroupSupport the show...

Duration:01:14:56

What If...? - A Chaotic Episode for a Chaotic Show

10/12/2021
TV-SHOW DISCUSSION: Melvin & Dan discuss yet another Marvel property, because I guess that's what the Film & TV industry is now. Topics: What If...? What If...?What If...?What If...?Recommendations: The Boice Commentary Series: PhilippiansDance of the DeadOver the Garden WallSupport on Patreon for Unique Perks! Social Links: TikTokTwitterWebsiteFacebook GroupSupport the show (https://www.patreon.com/CinematicDoctrine)

Duration:00:59:51

Venom: Let There Be Carnage - It's Embarrassing and Weird

10/5/2021
MOVIE DISCUSSION: Melvin & Dan waste no time with banter and jump right into discussing Sony's latest Marvel feature, Venom: Let There Be Carnage! Topics: Venom: Let There Be CarnageVenom: Let There Be CarnageVenom: Let There Be CarnageVenom: Let There Be CarnageCanon & ContinuityRecommendations: Matthew: An Expositional CommentaryWhat We Do in the ShadowsColossalSupport on Patreon for Unique Perks! Social Links: TikTokTwitterWebsiteFacebook GroupSupport the show...

Duration:01:23:46

ParaNorman - How it Feels to be Weird and Lonely

9/28/2021
PATREON MOVIE DISCUSSION: This movie was selected by our Patreon Supporters over at the Cinematic Doctrine Patreon. Support as little as $3 a month and have your voice heard! In this wholesome Halloween episode of the Cinematic Doctrine podcast, Melvin & Dan talk about one of Laika's several family-friendly horror-animated features, ParaNorman! Topics: ParaNorman[8:04]ParaNormanParaNormanCoralineParaNorman ParaNorman'sSerenityRecommendations: How to Eat Your Bible: A Simple Approach to...

Duration:01:09:04

Malignant - Pulpy Horror Mystery with a Killer Third Act

9/21/2021
MOVIE DISCUSSION: Malignant's been the talk of the town lately, and Melvin & Dan couldn't wait to finally jump on this crazy new horror flick from acclaimed director James Wan! Tune into this laughter-filled episode where the two discuss one of the wildest movies they've covered for Cinematic Doctrine! However, tread carefully with this episode! Both of us recommend checking the movie out (if fun violent horror-mysteries are your thing) before having the plot spoiled! It's a great payoff if...

Duration:01:34:56

Candyman (2021) - Black Gaslighting, Exploitation, and Gentrification

9/14/2021
MOVIE DISCUSSION: Melvin & Dan discuss the latest entry in the Candyman franchise, a series whose first film is far more artful than its horror-icon counterparts. Candyman (2021) continues its original's themes of uniquely racial struggles and readopts them for the modern age in a thoroughly complex manner, covering topics as wide as gentrification, art exploitation, Black self-exploitation, and a continued theme of cultural gaslighting that sits comfortably beside the original's narrative....

Duration:01:15:34