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The Caper Cast

The Caper Cast

By Stephanie Cooke + Whitney Gardner
A podcast all about cinematic heists, capers, stings, and more. Join Whitney Gardner and Stephanie Cooke as they explore (in)famous films in the genre.

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Episode 2: How to Steal a Million (1966)

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Episode 24: Ocean's 8 (2018)
We hang out with Danny Ocean's sister in this week's episode of Caper Cast as we check out the 2018 film Ocean's 8 starring Sandra Bullock, Cate Blanchett, and Anne Hathaway. If you have a question, comment, or suggestion, you can email us at podcast@capercast.com. Follow Caper Cast on Twitter and Instagram, @CaperCastPod. Find us online: Whitney: @HeyWhitney Stephanie: @hellocookie Caper Cast is hosted by Whitney Gardner and Stephanie Cooke. Our theme music is by Emily Milling (The Ultimate Creative).
57:53
June 07, 2022
Episode 23: The Thieves (2012)
We head to South Korea to check out a massive ensemble heist film from director Choi Dong-hoon. It's a pretty great time and we break it all down for you in this week's episode. If you have a question, comment, or suggestion, you can email us at podcast@capercast.com. Follow Caper Cast on Twitter and Instagram, @CaperCastPod. Find us online: Whitney: @HeyWhitney Stephanie: @hellocookie Caper Cast is hosted by Whitney Gardner and Stephanie Cooke. Our theme music is by Emily Milling (The Ultimate Creative).
49:57
May 17, 2022
Episode 22: Mission: Impossible (1996)
On Episode 22, we discuss the spy thriller, Mission: Impossible starring Tom Cruise. Is the mission actually impossible? Are these espionage thrillers actually also heist movies? We answer those questions and more! If you have a question, comment, or suggestion, you can email us at podcast@capercast.com. Follow Caper Cast on Twitter and Instagram, @CaperCastPod. Find us online: Whitney: @HeyWhitney Stephanie: @hellocookie Caper Cast is hosted by Whitney Gardner and Stephanie Cooke. Our theme music is by Emily Milling (The Ultimate Creative).
01:02:22
May 03, 2022
Episode 21: Hudson Hawk (1991)
You asked for this and we delivered: we watch the 1991 cult classic, Hudson Hawk starring Bruce Willis. We discuss this absolutely bananas film and share some fun facts about it too! If you have a question, comment, or suggestion, you can email us at podcast@capercast.com. Follow Caper Cast on Twitter and Instagram, @CaperCastPod. Find us online: Whitney: @HeyWhitney Stephanie: @hellocookie Caper Cast is hosted by Whitney Gardner and Stephanie Cooke. Our theme music is by Emily Milling (The Ultimate Creative).
48:24
April 19, 2022
Episode 20: The Hustle (2019)
We check out The Hustle, the 2019 remake of Dirty Rotten Scoundrels starring Anne Hathaway and Rebel Wilson. Is it a heist film or are there just a lot of capers? We discuss and break it all down! If you have a question, comment, or suggestion, you can email us at podcast@capercast.com. Follow Caper Cast on Twitter and Instagram, @CaperCastPod. Find us online: Whitney: @HeyWhitney Stephanie: @hellocookie Caper Cast is hosted by Whitney Gardner and Stephanie Cooke. Our theme music is by Emily Milling (The Ultimate Creative).
48:04
April 05, 2022
Episode 19: Point Break (1991)
You voted and we watched! We posted a poll asking you to pick our next film and you chose Point Break starring Keanu Reeves and Patrick Swayze. If you have a question, comment, or suggestion, you can email us at podcast@capercast.com. Follow Caper Cast on Twitter and Instagram, @CaperCastPod. Find us online: Whitney: @HeyWhitney Stephanie: @hellocookie Caper Cast is hosted by Whitney Gardner and Stephanie Cooke. Our theme music is by Emily Milling (The Ultimate Creative).
50:20
March 15, 2022
Episode 18: Red Notice (2021)
As teased, we're watching the new Netflix original movie, Red Notice starring Dwayne Johnson, Ryan Reynolds, and Gal Gadot. We learn that when it comes to this trio, there is no honour amongst thieves. If you have a question, comment, or suggestion, you can email us at podcast@capercast.com. Follow Caper Cast on Twitter and Instagram, @CaperCastPod. Find us online: Whitney: @HeyWhitney Stephanie: @hellocookie Caper Cast is hosted by Whitney Gardner and Stephanie Cooke. Our theme music is by Emily Milling (The Ultimate Creative).
01:01:20
March 01, 2022
Episode 17: Charade (1963)
We're continuing on with our month of caper romance and next up on our list is Charade (1963) starring Audrey Hepburn and Cary Grant. We're also joined by our very first guest: the charming Bob Reyer of the Talking Comics podcast. If you have a question, comment, or suggestion, you can email us at podcast@capercast.com. Follow Caper Cast on Twitter and Instagram, @CaperCastPod. Find us online: Whitney: @HeyWhitney Stephanie: @hellocookie Caper Cast is hosted by Whitney Gardner and Stephanie Cooke. Our theme music is by Emily Milling (The Ultimate Creative).
01:26:28
February 15, 2022
Episode 16: Entrapment (1999)
It's February and we've got some romance heist films that are sure to steal your heart. To kick things off, we watch Entrapment from 1999 starring Catherine Zeta-Jones and Sean Connery. If you have a question, comment, or suggestion, you can email us at podcast@capercast.com. Follow Caper Cast on Twitter and Instagram, @CaperCastPod. Find us online: Whitney: @HeyWhitney Stephanie: @hellocookie Caper Cast is hosted by Whitney Gardner and Stephanie Cooke. Our theme music is by Emily Milling (The Ultimate Creative).
01:28:40
February 01, 2022
Episode 15: Best of the Caper Cast 2021
It's a brand-new year so Whitney and Stephanie revisit 2021 and the heist films watched. They do a countdown of their faves (so far), answer listener questions, and share some fun trivia. If you have a question, comment, or suggestion, you can email us at podcast@capercast.com. Follow Caper Cast on Twitter and Instagram, @CaperCastPod. Find us online: Whitney: @HeyWhitney Stephanie: @hellocookie Caper Cast is hosted by Whitney Gardner and Stephanie Cooke. Our theme music is by Emily Milling (The Ultimate Creative).
53:00
January 18, 2022
Episode 14: Princess Switch 3 (2021)
Tis the season for hokey holiday movies and it's really a party when you throw in a heist! Whitney and Stephanie discuss Netflix's Princess Switch 3 starring Vanessa Hudgens, Vanessa Hudgens, and more Vanessa Hudgens. If you have a question, comment, or suggestion, you can email us at podcast@capercast.com. Follow Caper Cast on Twitter and Instagram, @CaperCastPod. Find us online: Whitney: @HeyWhitney Stephanie: @hellocookie Caper Cast is hosted by Whitney Gardner and Stephanie Cooke. Our theme music is by Emily Milling (The Ultimate Creative).
01:06:16
December 21, 2021
Episode 13: Ocean's Eleven (1960 & 2001)
Following up on our Logan Lucky episode, we decided to check out another Steven Soderberg film, aka his remake of Ocean's Eleven along with the original version of the film from 1960. As a PSA, our sincerest apologies but we had some technical difficulties and Stephanie's sound is pretty poor for this episode—we did our best to make it as good as possible but we'll amend it for next time. If you have a question, comment, or suggestion, you can email us at podcast@capercast.com. Follow Caper Cast on Twitter and Instagram, @CaperCastPod. Find us online: Whitney: @HeyWhitney Stephanie: @hellocookie Caper Cast is hosted by Whitney Gardner and Stephanie Cooke. Our theme music is by Emily Milling (The Ultimate Creative).
01:00:59
December 07, 2021
Episode 12: Logan Lucky (2017)
It's time for a new episode where our caper-loving co-hosts watch Steven Soderbergh's 2017 film Logan Lucky starring Channing Tatum, Adam Driver, and Riley Keough. If you have a question, comment, or suggestion, you can email us at podcast@capercast.com. Follow Caper Cast on Twitter and Instagram, @CaperCastPod. Find us online: Whitney: @HeyWhitney Stephanie: @hellocookie Caper Cast is hosted by Whitney Gardner and Stephanie Cooke. Our theme music is by Emily Milling (The Ultimate Creative).
01:21:09
November 16, 2021
Episode 11: Fantastic Mr. Fox (2009)
We made it through spooky month and now it's time for Holiday Season. What better way to kick things off than with Wes Anderson's modern classic, Fantastic Mr. Fox, starring George Clooney, Meryl Streep, and Jason Schwartzman?! If you have a question, comment, or suggestion, you can email us at podcast@capercast.com. Follow Caper Cast on Twitter and Instagram, @CaperCastPod. Find us online: Whitney: @HeyWhitney Stephanie: @hellocookie Caper Cast is hosted by Whitney Gardner and Stephanie Cooke. Our theme music is by Emily Milling (The Ultimate Creative).
01:07:12
November 02, 2021
Episode 10: Army of the Dead (2021)
Following our last spooky heist film, we're back for more...this time with Zack Snyder's 2021 Netflix Original, Army of the Dead! If you have a question, comment, or suggestion, you can email us at podcast@capercast.com. Follow Caper Cast on Twitter and Instagram, @CaperCastPod. Find us online: Whitney: @HeyWhitney Stephanie: @hellocookie Caper Cast is hosted by Whitney Gardner and Stephanie Cooke. Our theme music is by Emily Milling (The Ultimate Creative).
01:20:10
October 19, 2021
Episode 9: The Vault (2017)
It's October and we're kicking off the first episode of the month with a horror heist! We're watching the 2017 indie film The Vault. Bank robbers, ghosts, and James Franco...oh my! If you have a question, comment, or suggestion, you can email us at podcast@capercast.com. Follow Caper Cast on Twitter and Instagram, @CaperCastPod. Find us online: Whitney: @HeyWhitney Stephanie: @hellocookie Caper Cast is hosted by Whitney Gardner and Stephanie Cooke. Our theme music is by Emily Milling (The Ultimate Creative).
53:16
October 05, 2021
Episode 8: Fast Five (2011)
Stephanie is over the moon to introduce Whitney to the Fast and the Furious franchise, starting with Fast Five. Tune in to hear her first thoughts on the films and learn some truly wild facts like just how much The Rock sweats throughout the film. We're giving you, the people, what they want! If you have a question, comment, or suggestion, you can email us at podcast@capercast.com. Follow Caper Cast on Twitter and Instagram, @CaperCastPod. Find us online: Whitney: @HeyWhitney Stephanie: @hellocookie Caper Cast is hosted by Whitney Gardner and Stephanie Cooke. Our theme music is by Emily Milling (The Ultimate Creative).
01:22:20
September 21, 2021
Episode 7: The Usual Suspects (1995)
It's time to break down a classic: The Usual Suspects. Twists and turns abound, we get to hear Whitney's thoughts on it as a first-time viewer! If you have a question, comment, or suggestion, you can email us at podcast@capercast.com. Follow Caper Cast on Twitter and Instagram, @CaperCastPod. Find us online: Whitney: @HeyWhitney Stephanie: @hellocookie Caper Cast is hosted by Whitney Gardner and Stephanie Cooke. Our theme music is by Emily Milling (The Ultimate Creative).
01:03:57
September 07, 2021
Episode 6: The Great Muppet Caper (1981)
It's a very exciting episode where Whitney and Stephanie talk The Great Muppet Caper! Who doesn't love a Muppet? It's a fun time as they break down this delightful romp. If you have a question, comment, or suggestion, you can email us at podcast@capercast.com. Follow Caper Cast on Twitter and Instagram, @CaperCastPod. Find us online: Whitney: @HeyWhitney Stephanie: @hellocookie Caper Cast is hosted by Whitney Gardner and Stephanie Cooke. Our theme music is by Emily Milling (The Ultimate Creative).
01:11:00
August 17, 2021
Episode 5: Inside Man (2006)
On this episode, Whitney and Stephanie tackle a more modern heist movie: Inside Man starring Denzel Washington and Clive Owen. Tune in to the talk and also hear from our special episode sponsor. If you have a question, comment, or suggestion, you can email us at podcast@capercast.com. Follow Caper Cast on Twitter and Instagram, @CaperCastPod. Find us online: Whitney: @HeyWhitney Stephanie: @hellocookie Caper Cast is hosted by Whitney Gardner and Stephanie Cooke. Our theme music is by Emily Milling (The Ultimate Creative).
43:20
August 03, 2021
Episode 4: Topkapi (1964)
It's a new episode and this time, Whitney and Stephanie tackle the 1964 film Topkapi. It's a wild ride so join us as we try our best to summarize it and talk about this heist that went on to inspire films like Mission: Impossible. Tune in to the talk and also hear from our special episode sponsor. If you have a question, comment, or suggestion, you can email us at podcast@capercast.com. Follow Caper Cast on Twitter and Instagram, @CaperCastPod. Find us online: Whitney: @HeyWhitney Stephanie: @hellocookie Caper Cast is hosted by Whitney Gardner and Stephanie Cooke. Our theme music is by Emily Milling (The Ultimate Creative).
01:16:11
July 20, 2021
Episode 3: Chicken Run (2000)
On this episode, Whitney and Stephanie the claymation cinematic masterpiece that is Chicken Run. As well as being a delightful film, it genuinely had a massive impact on movie history. Listen to find out how! Plus, another conversation has to be had about what is or isn't a heist movie, and what all falls under the "caper" umbrella. Tune in to the talk and also hear from our special episode sponsor. If you have a question, comment, or suggestion, you can email us at podcast@capercast.com. Follow Caper Cast on Twitter and Instagram, @CaperCastPod. Find us online: Whitney: @HeyWhitney Stephanie: @hellocookie Caper Cast is hosted by Whitney Gardner and Stephanie Cooke. Our theme music is by Emily Milling (The Ultimate Creative).
50:03
July 06, 2021
Episode 2: How to Steal a Million (1966)
On this episode, Whitney and Stephanie discuss the 1966 film How to Steal a Million starring Audrey Hepburn and Peter O'Toole. This time, there's an actual heist to discuss and the costumes from the film...oh, the costumes! Tune in to the talk and also hear from our special episode sponsor. If you have a question, comment, or suggestion, you can email us at podcast@capercast.com. Follow Caper Cast on Twitter and Instagram, @CaperCastPod. Find us online: Whitney: @HeyWhitney Stephanie: @hellocookie Caper Cast is hosted by Whitney Gardner and Stephanie Cooke. Our theme music is by Emily Milling (The Ultimate Creative).
53:07
June 15, 2021
Episode 1: Snatch (2000)
Join Whitney Gardner and Stephanie Cooke as they explore cinematic heists and discuss the ins and outs of each film they watch. For this launch episode, they discuss Guy Ritchie's Snatch (2000) and have to have a conversation right off the bat on what is or isn't a heist movie. Plus you'll get introduced to our hosts and hear from our special episode sponsors. If you have a question, comment, or suggestion, you can email us at podcast@capercast.com. Find us online: Whitney: @HeyWhitney Stephanie: @hellocookie Caper Cast is hosted by Whitney Gardner and Stephanie Cooke. It is produced by Stephanie Cooke. Our theme music is by Emily Milling (The Ultimate Creative).
44:32
June 01, 2021
Caper Cast Trailer
Stephanie Cooke and Whitney Gardner prepare to launch their brand-new podcast all about cinematic heists as they explore the genre and give their two cents on some classic (and not so classic) films. Join them as they discuss the movie itself, share fun facts, and most importantly, figure out how plausible (or just awesome) the heist itself is. If you want to talk heist films with Stephanie or Whitney, you can follow them on socials or email them at podcast@capercast.com. Stephanie: @hellocookie Whitney: @HeyWhitney
00:27
May 05, 2021