Cinephile Hissy Fit, A Special Guest, & Andrew Garfield’s Spider-Man


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In the words of Paul Francis Webster and Bob Harris iconic cartoon theme song, “Look out! Here comes the Spider-Man!” Folks, we hope you like web-slingers, because the Cinephile Hissy Fit podcast, sponsored and supported by the Ruminations Radio Network, begins a special retrospective series for two weeks of double-header episode drops leading up to the big holiday blockbuster everyone has been waiting for.

For our 38th episode and second of two episodes we’re releasing this week, 25YL film critics, rebooted dads, and heroic school teachers Will Johnson and Don Shanahan welcome back special guest Rachel S. (Twitter: @allbacktofront) for the next chapter in a trio of retrospectives of big-screen Spider-Man series on a march to Spider-Man: No Way Home. This back-and-forth convo looks back at the Andrew Garfield/Emma Stone pair of films: The Amazing Spider-Man and The Amazing Spider-Man 2. There’s love and hate to share! Come for the shared challenge and tirade and stay for the mutual love and respect for the fun movies encapsulate. Enjoy our podcast!

Cinephile Hissy Fits is a 25YL media podcast, brought to you by Please visit, rate, review, and subscribe. If you enjoyed this show, we have more where that came from, with interesting hosts, and wonderful guests. All of our episodes are available on iTunesSpotify, and anywhere you find your favorite shows. Follow the show on Twitter at @CinephileFit and on Facebook. Also, find both Will Johnson and Don Shanahan on Letterboxd as they accumulate their viewings and build their ranks and lists from Spider-Man and beyond.

As Will and Don love to say, come for the shared challenge and tirade and stay for the mutual love and respect for the fun movies encapsulate. Thank you so much for your captive audience and social media participation! Enjoy our new podcast episode!


Written by Don Shanahan

DON SHANAHAN is a Chicago-based Rotten Tomatoes-approved film critic writing here on Film Obsessive as the Editor-in-Chief and Content Supervisor for the film department. He also writes for his own website, Every Movie Has a Lesson. Don is one of the hosts of the Cinephile Hissy Fit Podcast on the Ruminations Radio Network and sponsored by Film Obsessive. As a school teacher by day, Don writes his movie reviews with life lessons in mind, from the serious to the farcical. He is a proud director and one of the founders of the Chicago Indie Critics and a voting member of the nationally-recognized Critics Choice Association, Online Film Critics Society, North American Film Critics Association, International Film Society Critics Association, Internet Film Critics Society, Online Film and TV Association, and the Celebrity Movie Awards.

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