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Cruella Surprises Both Don and Will on the 12th Episode of Cinephile Hissy Fit!

Photo courtesy Walt Disney Pictures

Sometimes we at The Cinephile Hissy Fit Podcast just can’t get mad at each other. Co-hosts Don Shanahan (aka, the smart one) and Will Johnson (that’s me by the way and, uh, I’m with stupid) sometimes go and see a film and both immediately go “huh, I like that one”. In the case of Disney’s Cruella (and unlike Godzilla vs. Kong), we both decided to get along for the sake of peace and do a DOUBLE LOVE edition of the show about the future dog-skinner herself.

While we both agree the opening sequences have just a bit too much CGI and an unintentionally funny moment of death—if you know what I’m talking about, admit it, you laughed—the film’s stylish nature, dedication to period accurateness, breathtaking costume design, and deliberate musical touches, not to mention a truly game cast (led by not one but two Emmas) puts this one in the surprisingly great category that neither of us can hate.

Cruella stares mischievously at a news reporter
Photo courtesy Walt Disney Pictures

So, without further ado, check out the twelfth episode of the show and let us know if you agree with our love-filled commentary. You can do that by following us on TwitterInstagram, and Facebook! We are very responsive on social media and will gladly answer any of your questions or debate you on things. Cinephile Hissy Fit is a 25YL production and part of the Ruminations Radio Network!

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Listen to Cinephile Hissy Fit on Spotify. Welcome to the Cinephile Hissy Fit Podcast, the tirade-filled movie debate podcast hosted by two film critics, cool dads, and struggling teachers. Folks, this is all for tantrum’s sake where shared passions and high-fives wash away any place for hate.

Written by Will Johnson

Will is the author of the little-read books Secure Immaturity: A Nostalgia-Crushing Journey Through Film and Obsessive Compulsive: Poetry Formed From Chaos. Will is a film critic at 25YL but also specializes in the Marvel Cinematic Universe and the occasional horror review. Will loves his hometown Buccaneers and lives in Phoenix, AZ, USA with his two daughters.

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