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We discuss the deeper meanings and goes beyond the surface of our favorite movies and TV shows.

We discuss the deeper meanings and goes beyond the surface of our favorite movies and TV shows.

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United States

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We discuss the deeper meanings and goes beyond the surface of our favorite movies and TV shows.

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English


Episodes

The Secrets of Dune the Book

9/16/2021
As fans await the long-delayed Dune movie, Thomas Sanjurjo, Jack Baruzzini, and Andrew Hermiz continue their Dune series by discussing the book that started it all, its grand scope and worldview, and the movies it inspired. The post The Secrets of Dune the Book appeared first on SQPN.com.

Duration:00:59:27

The Secrets of The Patriot

7/1/2021
The Patriot is one of the only films set in the War of Independence. Dom Bettinelli, Fr. Chip Hines, and Mike Denz ask why that might be; discuss what they enjoy about the movie; discuss its historical innacuracies; and examine the themes of faith, family, loyalty, and patriotism. The post The Secrets of The Patriot appeared first on SQPN.com.

Duration:01:03:52

The Secrets of Braveheart

6/10/2021
Braveheart launched Mel Gibson's career as a serious director; was one of the first epic, bloody battle movies; and ignited a serious push for Scottish independence. Dom Bettinelli, Mike Denz, and Andrew Hermiz discuss the Oscar winner and why it remains a classic. The post The Secrets of Braveheart appeared first on SQPN.com.

Duration:01:10:59

The Secrets of The Falcon and The Winter Soldier

5/27/2021
The next step in the evolution of the MCU? Thomas Sanjurjo, Andrew Hermiz, and Mike Denz discuss the latest Disney+ streaming series from the Marvel Universe, including how it deals sensitively with hot button issues and what it portends for the next phase of Marvel stories. The post The Secrets of The Falcon and The Winter Soldier appeared first on SQPN.com.

Duration:01:24:51

The Secrets of Zach Snyder’s Justice League

4/29/2021
The release of the Snyder cut of Justice League was a virtually unprecedented cinema event where a director was able to completely remake his film through editing. Dom Bettinelli, Andrew Hermiz and Fr. Chip Hines discuss where the original and re-cut movies differ, what's improved, and where DCEU goes from here. The post The Secrets of Zach Snyder’s Justice League appeared first on SQPN.com.

Duration:01:06:37

The Secrets of WandaVision

4/15/2021
WandaVision is a huge hit and Andrew Hermiz, Fr. Andrew Kinstetter, and Mike Denz discuss why and how Wanda is a broken hero struggling to cope with grief in a way that she realizes is hurting those around her. But it is her hope in the end that ultimately satisfies. The post The Secrets of WandaVision appeared first on SQPN.com.

Duration:01:23:56

The Secrets of Hail Caesar!

4/8/2021
The Coen Brothers made an homage to old Hollywood in Hail Caesar! Dom Bettinelli, Thomas Sanjurjo, and Jack Baruzzini discuss the story of a good man, a father figure, trying to do a thankless job in a system full of make-believe, selfish agendas, and bad behavior. The post The Secrets of Hail Caesar! appeared first on SQPN.com.

Duration:00:49:51

The Secrets of Jodorowsky’s Dune

3/18/2021
Cult film maker Alejandro Jodorowsky attempted to make the most bizarre, avant-garde version of "Dune" in the mid-1970s. Thomas Sanjurjo, Andrew Hermiz, and Jack Baruzzini discuss the 2013 documentary about it and how, despite failing to get made, it influenced decades of films afterward. The post The Secrets of Jodorowsky’s Dune appeared first on SQPN.com.

Duration:00:32:42

The Secrets of Good Will Hunting

3/11/2021
In the iconic modern Boston-set movie, Good Will Hunting broaches themes of forgiveness, vocation, potential, and loyalty. Dom Bettinelli, Fr. Chip Hines, and Andrew Hermiz discuss these deeper themes, while also highlighting the fun of the classic fish-out-of-water theme. The post The Secrets of Good Will Hunting appeared first on SQPN.com.

Duration:01:10:07

The Secrets of The Godfather, Part II

2/18/2021
The Godfather, Part II is considered one of the greatest movies of all time. Dom, Andrew, and Mike discuss the film's masterful portrayal of the effects of the desire for power and control and of the generational and familial effects of sin. The post The Secrets of The Godfather, Part II appeared first on SQPN.com.

Duration:01:35:52

The Secrets of The Breakfast Club

2/4/2021
In the mid-80s, John Hughes had an amazing run of teen-focused movies, including this one. Dom Bettinelli, Fr. Chip Hines, Andrew Hermiz, and Shelly Kelly go beyond the humor and nostalgia to the deeper themes of not seeing people as stereotypes; recognizing the danger of oppressing the souls of young people; and getting a new perspective on those nearest us every day. The post The Secrets of The Breakfast Club appeared first on SQPN.com.

Duration:01:17:27

The Secrets of Wonder Woman 84

1/14/2021
Is having a wish fulfilled a kind of cheating? Dom, Angela, Maria, Andrew, and Fr. Chip discuss the Wonder Woman sequel, including its particular feminine genius; its exploration of truth, lies, and heroism; care for children; and uncomfortable moral issues as well. The post The Secrets of Wonder Woman 84 appeared first on SQPN.com.

Duration:01:15:35

The Secrets of Dune (2000)

12/31/2020
Continuing their look at theatrical versions of the classic scifi novel "Dune", Thomas Sanjurjo, Jack Baruzzini, and Andrew Hermiz look at the SciFi Channel's 2000 miniseries adaptation, which had some advantages over the previous David Lynch version. The post The Secrets of Dune (2000) appeared first on SQPN.com.

Duration:00:36:34

Blessed Advent, Merry Christmas, and Happy New Year from StarQuest

12/15/2020
StarQuest (SQPN) wishes you a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! We are grateful for all your support in 2020 whether by listening to our programs, sharing them with your friends, or providing financial support. Please consider supporting our media apostolate with a US tax-deductible gift and help us continue making the programs you love. The post Blessed Advent, Merry Christmas, and Happy New Year from StarQuest appeared first on SQPN.com.

Duration:00:02:38

The Secrets of Dune (1984)

10/15/2020
As we await the now-delayed new Dune movie, Thomas, Andrew, and Jack discuss the infamous 1984 David Lynch version, including what could have been, why some younger fans have a new appreciation for the nearly 40-year-old movie, and how a movie should approach adapting this book. The post The Secrets of Dune (1984) appeared first on SQPN.com.

Duration:00:46:32

An Important Update from StarQuest’s Dom Bettinelli

10/8/2020
An important thank you message and update from StarQuest's Dom Bettinelli. The post An Important Update from StarQuest’s Dom Bettinelli appeared first on SQPN.com.

Duration:00:01:36

The Future of Movie-Watching

9/3/2020
For years, attendance at movie theaters has been dropping, but in 2020 COVID upended the whole movie business. Dom Bettinelli, Fr. Chip Hines, and Andrew Hermiz look at all the changes so far, what studios and theaters have tried, and then look forward to where movie watching could be going. The post The Future of Movie-Watching appeared first on SQPN.com.

Duration:00:54:27

The Secrets of Jurassic World Fallen Kingdom

8/13/2020
As the penultimate movie of the 6-episode dinosaur series, Fallen Kingdom introduces some new elements that Dom Bettinelli, Thomas Sanjurjo, and Fr. Michael Gossett think raise some new moral and ethical questions, especially in our use of new, advanced technologies. The post The Secrets of Jurassic World Fallen Kingdom appeared first on SQPN.com.

Duration:01:18:41

Greyhound – Coffee and Cinema

7/10/2020
Tom Hanks is captain of a WWII destroyer convoy escort in the North Atlantic, battling the U-boat wolf pack. Dom Bettinelli and Fr. Chip Hines give their first impressions of the Apple TV+ movie, including the surprising virtues and faith of Hanks' character and the compelling action. The post Greyhound – Coffee and Cinema appeared first on SQPN.com.

Duration:00:28:43

An important message from StarQuest’s Dom Bettinelli

7/8/2020
Dom Bettinelli shares an important message about the future of this podcast and all the shows at StarQuest. The post An important message from StarQuest’s Dom Bettinelli appeared first on SQPN.com.

Duration:00:01:43