Mitch Proctor Guides the Cinephile Hissy Fit Towards The Crow

The cover artwork for The Crow episode of the Cinephine Hissy Fit podcast.
Image courtesy of the Ruminations Radio Network.

All the movie talk lately has been centered on the highly anticipated James Gunn exodus project The Suicide SquadThe latest DC Extended Universe comic book film hit theaters softly and HBO Max a little more squarely this last weekend. The Cinephile Hissy Fit podcast, sponsored and supported by the Ruminations Radio Network, is primed for the big August box office hitter. And with a Marvel Shill on the microphone, this may not be pretty!

For our 21st episode, 25YL film critics, mutually exclusive dads, and sweaty school teachers Will Johnson and Don Shanahan welcome in Mitch Proctor, the captain of the Ruminations Radio Network flagship podcast “Ruminations from the Red Room” to the tiebreaker guest chair. Mitch was very impassioned to share his deep devotion of 1994’s “The Crow” in our format. Catching Don with love is easy, but what did Marvel Shill will have to say about all this dingy darkness?


Mitch Proctor biography photo for Ruminations Radio Network
Image courtesy of the Ruminations Radio Network

Mitch Proctor is a lifelong music lover. He spent his early youth on a skateboard in Kihei Hawaii, teen years as a country bumpkin, and early adult life in search of the perfect Old Fashioned. He can’t wait to be on stage again playing his brand of music equally influenced by Black Sabbath and The Cure. He currently lives in a van down by the river… Drinking coffee. Mitch is the host of “Ruminations From The Red Room,” Audio Engineer, and Editor-in-Chief of the Ruminations Radio Network.

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.

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 and his own website Every Movie Has a Lesson. He contributes as a Content Supervisor and Assistant Editor on Film Obsessive. Don is also one of the hosts of the 25YL Media-backed Cinephile Hissy Fit Podcast on the Ruminations Radio Network. As a school educator 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, Hollywood Critics Association, Online Film Critics Society, North American Film Critics Association, Internet Film Critics Society, Independent Film Critics of America, Online Film and TV Association, and the Celebrity Movie Awards.

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