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

The Secrets of Peanuts TV Specials - Charles Schulz's beloved Peanuts comic strip has also been a set of beloved holiday TV specials for many decades. Thomas Salerno, Shelly Kelly, and Mike Denz discuss why these are so beloved and the Gospel message that was often able to come through before a mass audience.
The Secrets of Manifest - Manifest is coming back on Netflix. Dom Bettinelli and Fr. Andrew Kinstetter discuss the former NBC show, its mysteries, the moral questions it raises, and how to deal with marriage when your spouse thought you were dead for five years.
The Secrets of The Village - Can you escape fallen human nature in this world? Dom Bettinelli, Mike Creavey, and Mike Denz discuss the M. Night Shyamalan classic with its trademark twist including the themes of sin, redemption, and faith that it contains.
The Secrets of Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull - The 4th Indiana Jones movie has a reputation as the worst of the franchise. But Dom Bettinelli, Shelly Kelly, and Thomas Salerno discuss how the movie has improved with age as overhyped expectations were replaced with joy at the campy, throwback action and comedy.
The Secrets of The Offer - They talked about the Godfather movies, and so now Dom Bettinelli, Mike Creavey, and Andrew Hermiz tackle the series that showed the making of the Godfather, whether it's worthwhile as entertainment and documentary, as well as its interesting viewpoint.