The Cinephile Hissy Fit Relishes Reliving The Mask

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For many casual film lovers, movies are comfort food. Sometimes, you crave an entertainment win by turning on an old favorite rather than finding something new. The hosts of the Cinephile Hissy Fit podcast sponsored and supported by the Ruminations Radio Network, know that feeling all too well. They are not above putting away the film critic and podcast host hats and giving an easy one a spin. It was time to summon Jim Carrey and The Mask, something everyone can pick up and enjoy.

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For their 156th episode, two uninhibited film critics, two ugly pajamas-wearking dads, and two tricker teachers, Will Johnson and Don Shanahan, dig into the vault of revisiting formative favorites with a spin through 1994’s Jim Carrey vehicle and Cameron Diaz breakout The Mask. It was flat out just a movie the two of them wanted to watch, and it just so happens to be turning 30 year old this year. Hear our guys gush about seeing green and remembering good memories. For Will and Don, the movie hit that at slightly different times of their lives and the memories are strong. Come learn more and stay for the mutual love and respect for the fun movies encapsulate. Enjoy our podcast!

Cinephile Hissy Fits is a Film Obsessive media podcast, brought to you by the Ruminations Radio Network. 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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