The Cinephile Hissy Fit Jumps on the Barbenheimer Bandwagon

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If their loyal listeners know anything, it’s that the hosts of the Cinephile Hissy Fit podcast, sponsored and supported by the Ruminations Radio Network, have their pulse on what’s popular. You’re not going to find two cooler and in-touch middle-aged men. Yes, we hear your laughs from here. We know there’s not chance of that out of Will and Don. In any case, there’s a cinematic bandwagon going around that needed two more passengers.

For their 120th episode after a two-week summer vacation break, two plastic film film critics, two pink-wearing dads, and two non-physics teachers, Will Johnson and Don Shanahan, were not going to miss the chance to jump on the bandwagon of the big “Barbenheimer” weekend. Like atoms in a bomb, our hosts smash two movies into one episode to cover Christopher Nolan’s Oppenheimer and Greta Gerwig’s Barbie. The takes are hotter than the models and the explosions. Come for the shared challenge and stay for the mutual love and respect for the fun movies encapsulate. Enjoy our podcast!

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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 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, Hollywood Creative Alliance, Online Film Critics Society, North American Film Critics Association, International Film Society 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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