Craig McFarland

Front Row Network Host

Craig is a Co-host of Beyond the Mouse, the Disney themed podcast from The Front Row Network. He is also Associate Editor-in-Chief of The Front Row Network. He began podcasting in 2015, and can be heard on over a hundred Front Row Network episodes. 

BEYOND THE MOUSE: Snow White

Sep 16, 2019
Front Row Network Beyond the Mouse
The Walt Disney Studio

We travel back to 1937 and talk Walt's Folley, Snow White and the Seven Dwarves. Brett and Craig are joined by Brandon (Front Row Classics) and local author/illustrator Dominic Cellini.

IMDB Page: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0029583/?ref_=nv_sr_2?ref_=nv_sr_2

FEATURING: Craig McFarland, Brett Rutherford, Brandon Davis and Dominic Cellini

1994: The Best Film Year Ever

Jul 26, 2019

It started as a simple thought: so many amazing films are celebrating their 25th anniversary this year. Could it be that 1994 was the greatest year the film industry has ever seen? Our all star panel lays out the case!

For more read Lou's article at FRNPod.com

FEATURING: Louis Hare, Craig McFarland, Erin McCabe, Phil Rockwell & Ryan Lootens

FULL DISCLOSURE - The Lion King

Jul 24, 2019
Front Row Network Full Disclosure
Walt Disney Studios

The Beyond the Mouse crew sits down to discuss the latest reimagining from Disney, The Lion King. They also hit on in general the discussion around Disney's decision to remake so many of their classics.

FEATURING: Craig McFarland, Vanessa Ferguson, Brett Rutherford

IMDB Page:https://www.imdb.com/title/tt6105098/?ref_=nv_sr_1?ref_=nv_sr_1

Front Row Network Full Disclosure
Sony

Phase 3 of the Marvel Cinematic Universe is officially in the books with the release of the 22nd film in the massive movie saga: Spider-Man: Far From Home. Following the events of Avengers: Endgame, Spider-Man must step up to take on new threats in a world that has changed forever.

FEATURING: Jeremy Goeckner, Craig McFarland & Conner Maloney

FULL DISCLOSURE: Toy Story 4

Jul 2, 2019
Disney Pixar

FULL DISCLOSURE and BEYOND THE MOUSE collide once again, this time to discuss Toy Story 4. When a new toy called "Forky" joins Woody and the gang, a road trip alongside old and new friends reveals how big the world can be for a toy.

FEATURING: Beyond the Mouse, Craig McFarland, Brett Rutherford, Vanessa Ferguson

FULL DISCLOSURE - Aladdin

Jun 3, 2019
Front Row Network Full Disclosure
Walt Disney Pictures

The BEYOND THE MOUSE crew is pulling double duty this month to bring you the latest episode of FULL DISCLOSURE. The mouse house has continued their run of live-action remakes of their animated classics and now it's Aladdin's turn. How was Guy Ritchie's direction? Does Will Smith make the Genie work in live-action? Are the songs still as good as they were? The crew answers it all!

FEATURING: Craig McFarland, Vanessa Ferguson & Brett Rutherford

BEYOND THE MOUSE - Peter Pan (w/ The Springfield Muni)

May 30, 2019
Front Row Network Beyond the Mouse
Walt Disney Animation

BEYOND THE MOUSE is back with a very special episode. The Springfield Municipal Opera is opening their 2019 season with a staging of the classic fairy tale musical Peter Pan. BTM's own Craig McFarland is even playing Smee in this production! So naturally we're diving deep into the Disney vault to break down the original animated film from 1953. We're also joined by Captain Hook himself! Mr. Gus Gordon makes his Front Row debut!

FULL DISCLOSURE - Avengers: Endgame

Apr 28, 2019
Front Row Network Full Disclosure
Marvel Studios

After 10 years and 21 movies of unprecedented interconnectivity and quality of film, the 3rd phase of the Marvel Cinematic Universe is coming to a close. And with it comes a close of one of the most beloved movie sagas of all time. And it is now time to spoil the ever-living-hell out of the movie event of the decade. We're talking all things Avengers: Endgame and where the MCU can possibly go from here.

FEATURING: Jeremy Goeckner, Craig McFarland, Scott McFarland and Steve Sykes