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Secrets of Movies and TV Shows

Television

We discuss the deeper meanings and goes beyond the surface of our favorite movies and TV shows.

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United States

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We discuss the deeper meanings and goes beyond the surface of our favorite movies and TV shows.

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@sqpn

Language:

English


Episodes

The Secrets of Monarch: Legacy of Monsters, Season 1

2/29/2024
The Monsterverse! Thomas Salerno, Patrick Mason, and Jeff Haecker discuss the Monarch series on AppleTV+ and its impact on the wider Monsterverse, as well ss the themes of collateral damage and the huan costs and societal impacts of real-world catastrophes. The post The Secrets of Monarch: Legacy of Monsters, Season 1 appeared first on StarQuest Media.

Duration:00:54:38

The Secrets of Ghostbusters: Afterlife

2/15/2024
Diving into the 2022 Ghostbusters sequel, Dom Bettinelli, Victor Lams, and Rob Leonardi discuss the themes of legacy, family, and reconciliation; the non-neurotypical heroine; and the film's emotional depth, as well as the classic theme of good v. evil. The post The Secrets of Ghostbusters: Afterlife appeared first on StarQuest Media.

Duration:00:49:05

The Secrets of Bad Movies We Love

2/1/2024
Some bad movies are just bad, but there are some bad movies we love and keep coming back to. Thomas Salerno, Victor Lams, and Jimmy Akin discuss some of the bad movies they love, why they love them, and how the enjoyment of a movie can transcend traditional notions of quality. The post The Secrets of Bad Movies We Love appeared first on StarQuest Media.

Duration:00:55:25

The Secrets of Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny

1/18/2024
What does the final Indiana Jones movie have to tell us about getting older and facing our mortality? Dom Bettinelli, Shelly Kelly, and Thomas Salerno also discuss the real life Dial of Destiny, what makes a great Indy movie, and the beauty of love and forgiveness. The post The Secrets of Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny appeared first on StarQuest Media.

Duration:01:10:52

The Secrets of Avatar: The Last Airbender

1/4/2024
The animated series Avatar: The Last Airbender is known for its rich mythology and profound themes. Robert King, Kathryn Laffrey, Jeff Haecker and Thomas Salerno discuss how it appeals to all ages, and the themes of unity, balance, and the journey toward self-awareness and acceptance. The post The Secrets of Avatar: The Last Airbender appeared first on StarQuest Media.

Duration:01:02:57

The Secrets of Loki, Season 2

12/21/2023
Loki, season 2, changed everything! Andrew Hermiz, Patrick Mason, and David Handlos discuss the new characters; the theme of freedom, free will, and self-sacrifice; Loki's growth as a character; and the implications for Marvel's future. The post The Secrets of Loki, Season 2 appeared first on StarQuest Media.

Duration:01:36:42

The Secrets of Tora! Tora! Tora!

12/7/2023
A groundbreaking war movie made by both sides in the conflict. Thomas Salerno, Dom Bettinelli, and Patrick Mason discuss this story of the attack on Pearl Harbor, its epic scale, and the moral and ethical dimensions of the attack. They also discuss how Pearl Harbor shaped the American psyche and worldview. The post The Secrets of Tora! Tora! Tora! appeared first on StarQuest Media.

Duration:01:16:52

A special message from StarQuest CEO Dom Bettinelli

12/7/2023
StarQuest CEO Dom Bettinelli has a special message for listeners as we approach the Christmas season. We need to hear from you this Advent and Christmas at sqpn.com/give The post A special message from StarQuest CEO Dom Bettinelli appeared first on StarQuest Media.

Duration:00:02:38

The Secrets of Monuments Men

11/30/2023
In this crossover of Secrets of Sacred Art and Secrets of Movies and TV Shows, Kathryn Laffrey, Alix Murray, and Thomas Salerno discuss the 2014 film Monuments Men and the true story and real sacred art involved in the daring WWII effort to rescue great works of art. The post The Secrets of Monuments Men appeared first on StarQuest Media.

Duration:01:15:50

The Secrets of Fantasia

11/9/2023
The 1940 Disney film Fantasia is a classic, so Thomas Salerno, Kathryn Laffrey, and Victor Lams discuss their childhood memories, its artistic innovation, and technical advancements. They also discuss the film's message and cultural impact found in its mix of music and visual storytelling. The post The Secrets of Fantasia appeared first on StarQuest Media.

Duration:01:10:07

The Secrets of the Monsterverse

10/26/2023
Exploring the MonsterVerse cinematic universe, Thomas Salerno, Patrick Mason, and Jeff Haecker discuss their love for the franchise, its proper American interpretation of Japanese monsters, and its potential for the future. The post The Secrets of the Monsterverse appeared first on StarQuest Media.

Duration:01:13:30

The Secrets of Foundation

10/12/2023
Diving into the first season of Foundation, Jeff Haecker, Thomas Salerno, and Patrick Mason discuss the complex narrative, where it deviates from Asimov, and the unique storytelling, especially the exploration of technology's societal impact. The post The Secrets of Foundation appeared first on StarQuest Media.

Duration:01:03:38

The Secrets of Oppenheimer

9/28/2023
The father of the atom bomb. Thomas Salerno, Patrick Mason, and Jason Eugea discuss the biopic about Oppenheimer, the physicist behind the atomic bomb, discussing its depth, historical accuracy, and nuanced portrayal, highlighting his complex relationships and ethical dilemmas. The post The Secrets of Oppenheimer appeared first on StarQuest Media.

Duration:01:03:35

A message from Dom Bettinelli of Starquest

9/14/2023
We need your help to continue to produce our great Catholic shows that explore the intersection of faith and modern culture and look at the world from a uniquely Catholic perspective. The post A message from Dom Bettinelli of Starquest appeared first on StarQuest Media.

Duration:00:02:10

The Secrets of The Karate Kid

9/14/2023
The 1984 Karate Kid endures as a classic and has even made a return to TV. Dom Bettinelli, David Handlos, Mike Denz, and Steve Nelson discuss the movie's themes of perseverance, mercy, and the importance of mentorship and guidance. The post The Secrets of The Karate Kid appeared first on StarQuest Media.

Duration:00:56:05

The Secrets of Ted Lasso

8/31/2023
Ted Lasso captivated viewers in a dark time. Dom Bettinelli, Lisa Jones, and Patrick Mason discuss what made the show so heartwarming and positive, the well-developed and nuanced characters, and where the show fell short, especially in its moral viewpoint. The post The Secrets of Ted Lasso appeared first on StarQuest Media.

Duration:01:12:40

The Secrets of Bluey

8/24/2023
Bluey is a children's show, but it's so much more. Thomas Sanjurjo, Patrick Mason, and Rob Leonardi dive into the world of the Aussie pup with life lessons and laughter packed into every episode and unravel the deeper layers of this heartwarming show that's not just for kids. The post The Secrets of Bluey appeared first on StarQuest Media.

Duration:00:51:32

Coffee and Comics: Across the Spider-Verse

8/10/2023
Thomas Salerno, Patrick Mason, Andrew Hermiz, and special guest Mike Schramm from the Voyage Comics Podcast discuss "Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse," focusing on its multiverse concept, animation, and music; the film's handling of canon events, the balance between the multiverse and street-level aspects, and character growth; as well as the significance of familial relationships and the exploration of fate. The post Coffee and Comics: Across the Spider-Verse appeared first on StarQuest Media.

Duration:00:57:40

The Secrets of Silo

7/27/2023
The hit new series Silo is a mystery in a box. Dom Bettinelli, Fr. Cory Sticha, and Jeff Haecker discuss the literal and figurative deeper layers and themes of this story, including how loss of history leads to loss of freedom and what happens when everything turns out to be a lie. The post The Secrets of Silo appeared first on StarQuest Media.

Duration:00:58:34

The Secrets of the Adventures of Tintin

7/6/2023
Adventures of Tintin is a 2011 star-studded animated film based on the famed comic book series, and Thomas Salerno, Jack Baruzzini, and Victor Lams discuss what makes the movie good for all ages and the moral messages it includes. The post The Secrets of the Adventures of Tintin appeared first on StarQuest Media.

Duration:00:43:40