Lauren Knight Returns to the Cinephile Hissy Fit Talking Stallone’s Samaritan

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There are casual fans, and there are dedicated fans. There are fans that own a few movies or trinkets for an actor or actress they like, and there are fans willing to tattoo to an iconic image on their body. Those folks are the real deal. One of those people circles back to the Cinephile Hissy Fit podcast sponsored by the Ruminations Radio Network.

For their 86th episode, two heroic film critics, two tinkering dads, and two gravel-voiced school teachers Will Johnson and Don Shanahan welcome back previous guest Lauren Knight of Phoenix’s L.A. Knight Consulting for the first of a Sylvester Stallone double. This week, the ardent Sly fan encourages Will and Don to see the merits of his new streaming superhero vehicle Samaritan. Lauren has the unique experience of seeing the film more than once for early test screenings and compares the final product with our hosts. Come for the shared challenge and tirade and stay for the mutual love and respect for the fun movies encapsulate. Enjoy our podcast!



Lauren Knight of L.A. Consulting
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For almost a decade, Lauren Knight has been a film programmer, live event specialist, publicist, and celebrity booker/talent wrangler in the metro Phoenix area. She is the founder of L.A. Knight Consulting. Want to add some spice to that grand opening? Want to screen your favorite movie? Don’t know where to start? Let Lauren help you!

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 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 the accumulate their viewings and build their ranks and lists.

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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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