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"A force for good in the universe." -- Brick writer/director Rian Johnson
"They're sort of the podcast version of CarTalk, and they're very bright and very verbal. I enjoy listening to them so much and I'll write down the films that they're talking about." -- Saturday Night Fever director John Badham
Interviews Contributions/Guest Appearances

bullet_blueWBEZ Chew the Fat - March 5, 2014
"Goes to the movies with Adam Kempenaar"

bullet_blueChicago Sun-Times - Feb. 19, 2014
"Talking Film with Adam Kempenaar and Josh Larsen"

bullet_blueLate Live Show - Sept. 22, 2012
Adam and Josh from Filmspotting

bullet_blueAspect Radio - July 3, 2010
Adam Kempenaar (of Filmspotting) interview!

bullet_blueMetro Classics Blog - March 19, 2010
Billy Wilder Rules: the Filmspotting Interview

Atomic Podcasts - Feb. 25, 2009
Q&A With Adam Kempenaar

Chicago Tribune Magazine - Feb. 22, 2009
The Talkies - Filmspotting Q&A (.pdf)

Screen Magazine - Oct. 3, 2008
...Joy Of Cinema With Filmspotting

ReelChicago.com - June 6, 2008
Movie Podcast Hooks Worldwide Listeners

Podcast411 - Sept. 16, 2007
Adam and Matty Interview (Audio)

DVD Snapshot - Aug. 29, 2006
Filmspotting Interview

Featured Podcasters on PodcastAlley - 2006
Filmspotting Interview

Indiewire - Dec. 19, 2012
Our Favorite Unconventional Performance Votes From This Year's Indiewire Critics Poll

The Village Voice - Dec. 19, 2012
The 2012 Voice Film Critics' Poll

Chicago Tribune Oscar Preview - Feb. 3, 2011
Gold Bald Men & the Actors Who Love Them

Turner Classic Movies Podcast - Nov. 2010
Adam on TMC  (7 min. mark)

Sodapop Journal - April 30, 2010
Talking Summer Movies

/Filmcast - Sept. 21, 2009
Jennifer’s Body w/ Adam (Audio)

Chicago Tonight - June 30, 2009
Summer's Hottest Movies (Video)

2008 Sundance Film Festival Coverage
Adam on IFC Podcast - Jan. 22, 2008
Adam on Spout's FilmCouch - Jan. 19, 2008
Adam on "Eight Forty-Eight" - Jan. 23, 2008

Jordan, Jesse GO! - Dec. 4, 2007
Adam's Holiday preview

Studio Upstairs Podcast - April 20, 2007
Interview w/ Adam re: Religion in movies

Script Frenzy - April, 2007
Cameo: Five Character-Defining Opening Scenes

Adam on BBC Radio Five Live - Aug. 19, 2006
Snakes on a Plane Discussion (Audio)

 

 

Articles/Features Recognition

bullet_blueSlate - December 14, 2014
"The 25 Best Podcast Episodes Ever"

bullet_blueIndiewire - December 3, 2014
"10 Podcasts for Filmmakers, Film Fans and Industry Folks "

bullet_blueYahoo Movies - May 28, 2014
"8 Movie Podcasts to Subscribe to Right Now"

bullet_blueMashable - Feb.19, 2014
"14 Podcasts to Help You Forget About Your Crummy Commute"

bullet_blue Chicago Reader - June 8, 2012
"In praise of Filmspotting (and its live taping)"

bullet_blue Chicago Tribune- Jan. 13, 2012
"Ed Burns Keeps It Real, and Really Small"

bullet_blue Dubliner Magazine - August, 2010
Cinema Heroes, Filmspotting

bullet_blue Publisher's Weekly
Muth and Abrams Rediscover M - Jan. 28, 2008

Boxoffice - Nov. 12, 2007
Podcasting Challenges Mainstream Media

The Sound of Young America - July 15, 2007
Podthoughts (Review)

BrickWeekly - April 26, 2007
Rise of the Pod People

Chico News & Review - Dec. 14, 2006
Arts & Culture: Websites: Filmspotting

Wired.com - June 28, 2006
Podcasting After iTunes

The Daily Iowan - May 10, 2006
UI grad connects in podcast world

Chicago Tribune - Feb. 20, 2006
Invasion of the podcast people

Wired.com - Nov. 4, 2005
Video and the Podcasting Star

Independent Film Channel - October, 2005
Video: IFC News Feature

Wired.com - Sept. 27, 2005
Podcasting Goldrush Is On

Cincinnati CityBeat - Sept. 8, 2005
A New Day

BusinessWeek - Aug. 5, 2005
Podcast: David vs. Goliath

Playlist - July 27, 2005
Indie podcasts face challenge from mainstream

Wired.com - July 18, 2005
iTunes Mints Podcasting Stars

Chicagoist - July 6, 2005
Chicago Podcasters Break Wide

New York Times - July 3, 2005 (Logo Featured)
The Battle for Eardrums Begins... | Graphic

Playlist - July 1, 2005
iTunes delivers big traffic numbers for podcasters

Chicagoist - June 7, 2005
Interview: Kempenaar and Hallgren, Cinecasters

 

 

Information Diet - Dec. 14, 2012
Ed Burn interview

Andrew Stanton - Jan. 14, 2012
Tweets his favorite podcast

Paste Magazine.com - Aug. 22, 2011
10 Best Podcasts Right Now

USA Today: PopCandy - March 3, 2011
Pop Podcast Primer: My top 10 film podcasts

A.V.Club - Dec. 29, 2010
The Best Podcasts of 2010

bullet_blue PopMatters - Nov. 10, 2010
The Top Ten Pop Culture Podcasts

The Crimson White - October 20, 2010
UA alumni bring cinema to the radio

Slate Culture Gabfest - October 20, 2010
"Friendly Barbarian" Edition, endorsement

Online Degree - September 2010
30 Movie Blogs to Awaken Your Inner Cinephile

Den of Geek - April 6, 2010
Essential podcasts for movie geeks

by common consent - Dec.30, 2009
My Top 10 of the Decade

Tips for Knowledge - Dec.18, 2009
Top 10 Podcasts You Must Listen To

TopTenz - Nov. 25, 2009
Top 10 Podcasts You Must Listen To

CastMedium - April 23, 2009
Podcaster's Favorite Podcasts

FilmInFocus - Aug. 14, 2008
In Pod We Trust: Radio

VideoETA - July 7, 2008
Top 5 Movie-Related Podcasts

FILMdetail
The Most Useful Movie Websites 2.0 - May 12, 2008

MacApper
Staff Picks: The Best iTunes Podcasts - Jan. 31, 2008

Adam Curry's Podfinder - August 10, 2007
Episode #23: A Night at the Movies

Chicago Tribune "Talking Pictures" - July 13, 2007
Two from Out There

Onion A.V. Club - Nov. 14, 2006
Ebert & Roeper & The Dreary Interim (See 'Another Source')

Onion A.V. Club - Sept. 28, 2006
Two awesome links, and why studio business doesn't matter

The Paramus Post - Sept. 20, 2006
Podcasts for your listening pleasure

Associated Content - Aug. 23, 2006
Top 10 Podcasts You Should Be Listening To

FilmStew.com - April 11, 2006
Bend It Like Badham
"From his students at Chapman University to the pair of Chicagoans who host the podcast known as Cinecast, filmmaker John Badham is always open to DVD suggestions."

Cine PREMIERE (Mexico) - December, 2005
quehacer cinefilo>>

Filmmaker Magazine - October, 2005
"Podcasting For Movie Geeks" ... "Listen in to this weekly film podcast from cinephiles Adam Kempenaar and Sam Hallgren as they wax philosophical and review the newest films."

seattlepi.com Buzzworthy - Aug. 6, 2005
Indie casts and iTunes

Podfinder - July 19, 2005
Episode II

Podfinder - July 6, 2005
Episode I

Name-Dropping / Misc. Dead Links

Slate - Nov. 19, 2009
The Twilight Saga: New Moon

Movie City News Awards Watch - Dec. 21, 2007
The 2007 Top Tens

Online Film Community - July 29, 2007
Top 100 Movies

About.com - Nov. 9, 2005
Listen to the Pan: Movie Review Podcasts

Dayton Daily News - Oct. 5, 2005
‘A History of Violence’ is very good — but why?

Inside Bay Area - Nov. 22, 2005
Searching for the best podcasts?

Cambridge Movie News - Oct. 14, 2005
What's Your Favorite Scary Movie?

Business 2.0 - July 22, 2005
Podcasting's Nonstar System

Rochester Post - Bulletin - July 9, 2005
Podcasting's future? Nothing to hurl at!

 

 

 

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