The Cinephile Hissy Fit Podcast Puts the Hammer Down on Thor: Love and Thunder

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It’s no secret that on the Cinephile Hissy Fit podcast, sponsored and supported by the Ruminations Radio Network, there is an unafraid Marvel Shill who lets that flag fly with staunch defense of the artistic qualities found in the genre. There’s also a semi-big-wig Rotten Tomatoes-approved and awards-voting film critic who opening separates favorites from bests. You might be able to guess where they fall on the next big summer blockbuster from Marvel Studio, and common ground might be hard to come by.

For their 71st episode, two Nordic film critics, hammered dads, and Guns ‘N Roses-jamming school teachers Will Johnson and Don Shanahan go toe-to-toe with the gods and monsters of Thor: Love and Thunder. For the second Marvel Cinematic Universe movie in a row, our two hosts find themselves far apart. Expect different shouts of love and different shots of thunder in this rollicking episode. 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 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 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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