The Cine-Analyst Podcast
By Sara Roncero-Menendez
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This podcast does some in-depth narrative studies on your favorite characters from movies and TV shows using psychoanalysis. Who needs a little professional help and who is just plain misunderstood? Find out every Friday!
||CleanSeason 2, Episode 6: The Witch||Guilt, lust, pride, greed, grief and sloth all come into play as five characters enter the new world, and only one leaves.||9/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSeason 2, Episode 5: Get Out||We all know how a monster acts, and often we know what a monster looks like, but as any horror fan will tell you, the scariest monster is the one you find within. Christ Washington may not have found a monster inside of himself, but he certainly found t||9/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSeason 2, Episode 4: Halloween||There's no denying that Michael Myers, the grandfather of the slasher genre, is one of the scariest horror movie monsters of the modern era.||8/23/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSeason 2, Episode 3: The Shining||Jack and Danny Torrance have the kind of father/son relationship best described as "nightmarish," especially after Jack is convinced by a hotel to murder his son. But what exactly is going on in the Overlook that has Jack so enraptured but fails to grab||8/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSeason 2, Episode 2: Pet Sematary||But a dark cloud falls over this perfect picture when the Creeds move to rural Maine and come face-to-face with a haunted burial ground which will turn their entire world upside down...if they're not six feet under it first.||7/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSeason 2, Episode 1: Carrie||Being a teenager is hard. Being a unpopular teenager is even harder. Being an unpopular teenager who is abused by your overly religious mother can be utterly overwhelming.||7/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSeason 2, Episode 0 - Why So Scared?||What makes us scared? It's a question that writers, directors, and yes, psychoanalysts have been asking for a long time. Horror is not as easy as just throwing in some well-timed jump scares or having some frightening costuming and makeup.||7/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitHalloween Special 2017||Happy Halloween listeners! We are back for a brief moment to help you celebrate this spooky holiday with some psychoanalysis. Ash Williams is your average young man in The Evil Dead, just doing what all young men do -- wanting to go to bed with their lo||4/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 17: Superman||We break apart the Man of Steel himself, the indomitable Superman. But is this man whose faster than a speeding bullet got a solid grasp on his psyche? Or does being the world's most powerful being too heavy a burden?||4/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 16: Deadpool||Wade Wilson seems to have everything a cocky, self-assured man for hire could want – but when every inch of his skin is burnt, he finds himself in a particular psychological dilemma. Can Deadpool fix himself, or does the issue go much deeper?||4/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 15: Baby Doll||Mary Louise Dahl wanted success, fame, but most of all acceptance. As an adult woman trapped in the body of a child, she finds the only way she can feel empowered is to return to circumstances where she thrived – like her TV show.||4/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 14: Starlord||Peter Jason Quill is as close to a living, breathing spaceman as any kind from the 1980s could want, but that doesn’t mean his life is perfect. What does it take to heal the mind of a man who has the whole galaxy to explore?||4/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 13: Legion||David Haller has something wrong with his head, but it’s not what everyone else thinks it is. When you’ve got a second person rattling around in your brain, what are you supposed to do to make sure your ego doesn’t get erased?||4/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 12: Magneto||Erik Lehnsherr has survived one of the worst atrocities in human history: the Holocaust. But the man who emerges from it become a proponent of war and destruction, all for the sake of mutant kind. But will he ever find peace?||4/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 11: Mystique||What got Raven Darkholme so blue? Not just her complexion but her sadness over the struggle to come to terms with who she is and how she can make the world accept her, blue skin and all.||4/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 10: Spider-Man||We can all recite Peter Parker’s origin story like we were forced to memorize it for school. But what’s our friendly neighborhood Spider-Man to do when everything he wants turns out to be a nightmare?||4/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 9: Captain America||Steve Rogers is just your ordinary American man, with super-strength and healing and some die-hard patriotism. But shouldn’t there be something off about this man out of time, this man from another age?||4/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 8: Iron Man||Tony Stark has everything a man could want, and he's got all the emotional baggage that comes with it. How do you react when you find out everything you know and love is in constant danger from gods, aliens, and Hulks?||4/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 7: The Punisher||Frank Castle is a hero, or at least he used to be. A military vet who returns only to have his family murdered soon after, Frank becomes the Punisher. But is he really doing good or is he really just trying to find a way to work through his own grief?||4/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 6: Daredevil||Poor Matt Murdock is always losing someone: his father, his lover, his best friend, even himself. But how can the devil of Hell’s Kitchen deal with his abandonment issues, his anger issues, and his extreme guilt?||4/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 5: Kilgrave||Kilgrave is the scariest villain in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, in part because of his extreme powers of will control and in part because of how cruelly and easily he wields them. But why does Kilgrave do the terrible things he does?||4/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 4: Jessica Jones||Jessica Jones is a survivor, in every sense of the term, and one who comes out swinging at her personal demons. But what exactly is she fighting? Find out on this latest episode of The Cine-Analyst.||4/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 3: Harvey Dent||Poor Harvey Dent, one of the most tragic figures of Gotham and a fallen hero through and through. But what’s a man to do, when he’s not one man, but two? Find out on this latest episode of The Cine-Analyst.||4/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 2: The Joker||Is the Joker as wild as he seems? Or is he a cunning strategist that nearly destroys Gotham and Batman in a few masterful strokes? We take a look at what’s going on behind the clown paint, in all its terrifying glory on this episode of The Cine-Ana||4/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 1: Batman||On this episode of The Cine-Analyst, we finally get to the good stuff -- the character analysis! And on the audio-psychologists couch this time around, we have Bruce Wayne aka Batman!||4/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 0: What Makes a Hero Super?||A quick intro to this show and a look at what the theme of this season will be, with a little Freud thrown in there.||4/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
Weird but fun!
It makes you think about movies in a new, sometimes weird way. Still, every new episode is a surprise. Hope season 2 comes out soon!