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 The Godfather, Part II - 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 Secrets of The Breakfast Club - 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 Secrets of Wonder Woman 84 - 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 Secrets of Dune (2000) - 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.
Blessed Advent, Merry Christmas, and Happy New Year from StarQuest - 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.