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431 – The Glass Castle
Aug 15 • 48 min
With David out sick, Devindra and Jeff team up this week to chat about The Glass Castle, the latest film from Short Term 12 director Destin Daniel Cretton. You can always e-mail us at slashfilmcast(AT)gmail(DOT)com, or call and leave a voicemail at…
430 – Detroit
Aug 8 • 88 min
David, Jeff, and Devindra discuss Kathryn Bigelow’s newest film, Detroit. Be sure to check out Angelica Jade’s review, Jason Bailey’s review, and Zeba Blay’s review. You can always e-mail us at slashfilmcast(AT)gmail(DOT)com, or call and leave a voicemail…
The /Filmcast: Bonus Ep. – The Dark Tower and Okja
Aug 4 • 99 min
David and Matt Singer from ScreenCrush review The Dark Tower. Then, Devindra and David discuss Bong Joon-Ho’s new film Okja. Be sure to check out Matt Singer’s review of The Dark Tower and Josh Spiegel’s review of The Dark Tower. You can always e-mail us…
429 – Atomic Blonde (GUEST: Britt Hayes from ScreenCrush)
Aug 1 • 54 min
David, Jeff, and Devindra are joined by Britt Hayes from ScreenCrush to review Atomic Blonde. Check out Britt’s review of the film. You can always e-mail us at slashfilmcast(AT)gmail(DOT)com, or call and leave a voicemail at 781-583-1993. Also, like us on…
428 – Dunkirk
Jul 26 • 75 min
David, Jeff, and Devindra discuss the visual brilliance of Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets, plus praise Netflix shows Friends from College and Ozark. You can always e-mail us at slashfilmcast(AT)gmail(DOT)com, or call and leave a voicemail at…
427 – War for the Planet of the Apes
Jul 19 • 102 min
David, Jeff, and Devindra discuss why Pandora Land was a historical accident, the hyper-specificity of Oh Hello, the disappointing Bad Batch, and the brilliance of Hasan Minaj’s Homecoming. Read Edgar Wright’s tribute to George Romero. You can always…
426 – The Big Sick and Spider-Man: Homecoming
Jul 12 • 113 min
David, Jeff, and Devindra discuss the wonder of David Lowery’s A Ghost Story, the thrills of The Boy and the Beast, and the perils of fatherhood while hosting a film podcast. You can always e-mail us at slashfilmcast(AT)gmail(DOT)com, or call and leave a…
425 – Baby Driver
Jul 4 • 97 min
David, Jeff, and Devindra discuss HBO’s season of comedy television, Netflix’s new wrestling series Glow, and where Bloodline went wrong. To enter our Fate of the Furious contest, just email a screencap of your iTunes review to us at…
424 – Transformers: The Last Knight (GUEST: Paul Scheer from How Did This Get Made)
Jun 26 • 107 min
David, Jeff, and Devindra discuss Michael Bay’s latest, Transformers: The Last Knight. Paul Scheer joins us from How Did This Get Made. Did you enjoy this review? If so, consider donating to our Slashformers Gofundme page. We’ll be taking donations…
423 – It Comes At Night
Jun 21 • 101 min
David, Jeff, and Devindra discuss the ephemeral pleasures of The Trip to Italy, and Devindra and Jeff report back from E3. Check out David Chen’s new short film, Doctor B. Want to help us review Transformers: The Last Knight? Donate to our Slashformers…
422 – The Mummy
Jun 13 • 77 min
David, Jeff, and Devindra discuss the pleasures of Personal Shopper, and why House of Cards isn’t super fun anymore. Want to help us review Transformers: The Last Knight? Donate to our Slashformers Gofundme page. You can always e-mail us at…
421 – Wonder Woman
Jun 5 • 93 min
David, Jeff, Devindra, and Hoai-Tran Bui discuss Patty Jenkins’ Wonder Woman, and why she’s the superhero we wanted Man of Steel to be. You can always e-mail us at slashfilmcast(AT)gmail(DOT)com, or call and leave a voicemail at 781-583-1993. Also, like…
420 – Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales
May 30 • 99 min
David, Jeff, and Brad discuss Evan Katz’s sophomore film Small Crimes, the riveting third season of Bloodline, and the disappointing 5-25-77. Learn more about the terrible continuity of the Pirates franchise. You can always e-mail us at…
419 – Alien: Covenant
May 22 • 95 min
David, Devindra and Jeff delve into the new Twin Peaks and get impressed by the Seattle International Film Festival’s 2017 program. Also: Come see Stephen Tobolowsky and David Chen live this Sunday, May 28th! Details here. You can always e-mail us at…
418 – King Arthur: Legend of the Sword
May 16 • 95 min
David, Devindra and Jeff re-affirm that Doug Liman’s still got “it,” debate the merits of naming your child Kylo, and praise the new season of Master of None. Be sure to read how Matt Zoller Seitz inspired this week’s Leftovers. You can always e-mail us…
417 – Colossal
May 9 • 70 min
David, Devindra, and Jeff are joined by Hoai-Tran Bui to discuss Nacho Vigalondo’s new film, Colossal. In the After Dark, Devindra and David chat about Lost City of Z, The Circle, and immersive VR experiences. Learn more about the Born Sexy Yesterday…
The 2017 Summer Movie Wager
May 3 • 79 min
It’s that time of year again — the Summer movie season is upon us. And the /Filmcast team have once again gathered to compete in the 2017 Summer Movie Wager. This is the eleventh annual edition of this game. Wager your own selections for the top 10…
416 – Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2
May 3 • 81 min
David, Devindra and Jeff dispute the greatness of American Gods, praise the brilliance of Dear White People, and wonder whether David is a sociopath for forcing everyone to watch Gods of Egypt. You can always e-mail us at slashfilmcast(AT)gmail(DOT)com,…
415 – Free Fire
Apr 26 • 107 min
David, Devindra and Jeff remember the work of Jonathan Demme, get psyched for the comeback of M. Night Shyamalan, and discuss what it’s like to have a Ratatouille moment. In the After Dark, Dave and Jeff discuss the art of Las Vegas magic. Be sure to…
Bonus Ep. – Your Name
Apr 19 • 61 min
In this bonus episode, Jeff, David, and Devindra discuss Makoto Shinkai’s new hit film, Your Name. Then, in the After Dark, they discuss how reality has outpaced art, and what is up with Scriptbook’s analysis of Fences. You can always e-mail us at…
414 – The Fate of the Furious
Apr 14 • 85 min
David, Devindra and Jeff are joined by Ben Pearson to discuss The Fate of the Furious, and what makes a good Fast and Furious movie these days. Be sure to check out Ben’s article ranking the most ridiculous moments in the series. You can always e-mail us…
413 – The Discovery
Apr 11 • 82 min
David, Devindra and Jeff discuss the Academy’s new rules about documentaries, whether someone can be guilty of drive-by spoiling, and why the plot of The Fugitive makes no sense. Read up on why The Fugitive is great. You can always e-mail us at…
412 – Ghost in the Shell
Apr 4 • 106 min
David, Devindra and Jeff discuss the shocking horror film Raw and the brilliance of Big Little Lies. Also, new /Film writer Hoai-Tran Bui joins us to discuss Ghost in the Shell. FYI: Our review next week will be Netflix’s The Discovery. Be sure to read…
411 – Life
Mar 28 • 81 min
David and Devindra go Jeff-less this week and discuss the prospect of a new season of True Detective, plus they share some disappointment over the new Dave Chappelle comedy specials. We’re giving away a Blu-Ray of Silence! To enter our Silence contest,…
410 – T2 Trainspotting
Mar 21 • 63 min
With Dave on vacation, Devindra and Jeff review the sequel we didn’t know we needed, T2 Trainspotting. They also chat about this year’s SXSW, the prospect of new Matrix films, and the downsides of good shows on streaming platforms nobody is subscribing to…
409 – Kong: Skull Island
Mar 10 • 99 min
David, Jeff, and Brad discuss the latest mega monster film in theaters, Kong: Skull Island. Then in the After Dark, we discuss listener recommendations for TV shows, talk Nintendo Switch, go over your Logan feedback, and figure out what a money horse…
408 – Logan
Mar 7 • 110 min
David, Devindra and Jeff discuss the underappreciated Cop Land, the hilarity of Catastrophe, and what to do when you’re at a party and they put on a movie in the wrong aspect ratio. You can always e-mail us at slashfilmcast(AT)gmail(DOT)com, or call and…
407 – Get Out (GUEST: Aisha Harris from Slate)
Feb 27 • 118 min
David, Devindra and Jeff discuss Macon Blair’s impressive directorial debut, get pleasantly tickled by The Tickle King, and try to figure out WTF happened during the craziest Oscars moment ever. Be sure to read Harris’s take on the Oscars, and her review…
406 – A Cure for Wellness
Feb 21 • 85 min
David, Devindra and Jeff discuss proper theater etiquette during movie credits, praise the portrayal of adolescence in Edge of Seventeen, and get awed by the performative brilliance of Sneaky Pete. Be sure to read up on fake news websites launched by A…
405 – The Lego Batman Movie and John Wick: Chapter 2
Feb 14 • 99 min
David, Devindra and Jeff discuss the inspiring short film The White Helmets, the surprisingly good Riverdale, the disappointing Santa Clarita Diet, and the visually spectacular Legion. Be sure to see Louis CK on dancing as a profession, and David’s…
404 – Rings
Feb 8 • 100 min
David, Devindra and Jeff discuss the joy of Lego Batman and the surreal experience of watching the Super Bowl this year. Also, Peter Sciretta joins us to discuss the title for Star Wars: Episode VIII. Be sure to check out the Nerd Crew’s analysis of the…
403 – 20th Century Women
Jan 31 • 115 min
David, Devindra and Jeff discuss their reactions to the Oscar nominations, praise Jeff Nichols’ new film Loving, and recommend the absurd and zany Baskets. Also, check out Kyle Hillinger’s new film project here, see Jon Stewart’s takedown CNN’s tendency…
402 – Split
Jan 23 • 114 min
David, Devindra and Jeff discuss M. Night Shyamalan’s latest. In the After Dark, we talk about top 10 lists, the fate of Twitter, and the psychological toll of Twitter. Read more about why Twitter is a mall and why Lindy West left Twitter. Also, we’re…
Bonus Ep. – xXx: The Return of Xander Cage
Jan 21 • 28 min
David and Devindra discuss why xXx: The Return of Xander Cage is so bad it’s good, and why it’s what we need at this moment in our moviegoing lives. You can always e-mail us at slashfilmcast(AT)gmail(DOT)com, or call and leave a voicemail at 781-583-1993.…
401 – Hidden Figures
Jan 17 • 108 min
David, Devindra and Jeff discuss how much David doesn’t get Jim Jarmusch and get disappointed by The Girl on the Train. Then in the After Dark, Devindra gives a preview of the Nintendo Switch and Jeff and David discuss your (lengthy) feedback to our…
400 – Silence
Jan 10 • 104 min
David, Devindra and Jeff reflect on 400 episodes of the /Filmcast, discuss the Golden Globes, and also reflect on how the television format is changing. Be sure to read about the relevance of Children of Men as well as Jen Yamato’s review of Silence. You…
399 – The Top 10 Films of 2016
Jan 3 • 96 min
David, Devindra and Jeff discuss the top 10 films of 2016. What were the biggest movie trends of the year? Which movies broke through the noise? Which movies disappointed? Tune in to find out. You can always e-mail us at slashfilmcast(AT)gmail(DOT)com, or…
Bonus Ep. – Children of Men Retrospective
Dec 31, 2016 • 76 min
Children of Men is 10 years old, and yet it seems more relevant than ever. In this bonus episode, Devindra chats with Anthony Ha, senior editor at TechCrunch, and Dwayne De Freitas, co-host of The Drill Down podcast, about the film’s themes and lasting…
398 – Assassin’s Creed
Dec 27, 2016 • 94 min
David, Devindra and Jeff discuss a good gaslighting double feature, give a shout out to the new Sense8 Christmas Special, praise Natalie Portman’s performance in Jackie, aren’t too excited about Ben Affleck’s latest, and wonder how David could’ve not…
397 – Rogue One Spoiler Special
Dec 19, 2016 • 65 min
David, Devindra and Jeff are joined by Peter Sciretta to spoil Rogue One extensively. They discuss the film’s ending, speculate on the film’s reshoots, and get taken aback by some of the film’s horrible (and wonderful) visual effects. You can always…
Bonus Ep. – Collateral Beauty (GUEST: Matt Singer from ScreenCrush)
Dec 16, 2016 • 41 min
David Chen and Matt Singer from ScreenCrush review/spoil/take down the vile and morally reprehensible film, Collateral Beauty. You can always e-mail us at slashfilmcast(AT)gmail(DOT)com, or call and leave a voicemail at 781-583-1993. Also, like us on…
396 – Rogue One and La La Land
Dec 14, 2016 • 107 min
David, Devindra and Jeff do a double review of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (without spoilers) and La La Land (with spoilers), discuss the new Fast and Furious title, the awful Criterion art for the Before series, and what to do on an airplane when you’re…
Bonus Ep. – Moonlight
Dec 9, 2016 • 61 min
Devindra chats with Angie Han about Barry Jenkins’ moving film, Moonlight. Be sure to also check out The Next Picture Show discussion about the film. You can always e-mail us at slashfilmcast(AT)gmail(DOT)com, or call and leave a voicemail at…
395 – Manchester By The Sea
Dec 6, 2016 • 106 min
David, Devindra and Jeff discuss Netflix’s new offline capabilities, the genre thrills of Train to Busan, and what happens when people follow you to your car after a movie. You can always e-mail us at slashfilmcast(AT)gmail(DOT)com, or call and leave a…
394 – Moana
Nov 29, 2016 • 85 min
David, Devindra and Jeff discuss what to do when you’re assaulted with nacho cheese at the movie theater, and why Brad Pitt’s latest might be worthy of your attention. Be sure to read up about The Handmaiden and its subversive nature. You can always…
393 – Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them/The Handmaiden
Nov 22, 2016 • 107 min
David, Devindra and Jeff discuss new films by Paul Verhoeven, Tom Ford, and Kenneth Longergan. Also, Angie Han joins us to discuss Park Chan-Wook’s newest film, The Handmaiden. You can always e-mail us at slashfilmcast(AT)gmail(DOT)com, or call and leave…
392 – Arrival
Nov 13, 2016 • 105 min
David, Devindra and Jeff discuss the results of the 2016 U.S. Presidential election, then use their remaining emotional energy to try to review movies like Sing Street, Tickled, and Arrival. Read about what history tells us about Brexit/Trump as well as…
391 – Doctor Strange (GUEST: Mikey Neumann from Movies with Mikey)
Nov 8, 2016 • 107 min
David, Devindra and Jeff discuss a slew of indie/foreign films out in theaters this week, as well as the brilliance of Amazon’s Goliath. Also, Mikey Neumann from Movies With Mikey to discuss Doctor Strange, the Marvel formula, and the whitewashing…
Bonus Ep. – Black Mirror Deep Dive with Dan Trachtenberg
Nov 3, 2016 • 67 min
David and Jeff have an in-depth conversation with director Dan Trachtenberg about his episode of Black Mirror, “Playtest.” You can watch Playtest on Netflix now.
390 – Black Mirror Season 3
Nov 1, 2016 • 75 min
David, Devindra and Jeff dive deep into the the third season of Black Mirror. Tune in for an overview of the season, followed by an episode-by-episode breakdown. You can always e-mail us at slashfilmcast(AT)gmail(DOT)com, or call and leave a voicemail at…
389 – Jack Reacher: Never Go Back
Oct 25, 2016 • 56 min
David, Devindra and Jeff discuss Neill Blomkamp’s newest short film, and discuss the ethics of buying more reserved seats at the movie theater than you’re going to use. You can always e-mail us at slashfilmcast(AT)gmail(DOT)com, or call and leave a…
388 – The Accountant
Oct 19, 2016 • 80 min
David, Devindra and Jeff discuss Christopher Guest’s disappointing new film and suggest ways to be less creepy when going to family films by yourself. Also, read more about the strange case of Anna Stubblefield. You can always e-mail us at…
387 – The Birth of a Nation
Oct 11, 2016 • 98 min
David and Devindra tussle over the journalistic merits of Netflix’s Amanda Knox while Jeff reviews HBO’s fall line-up and impugns David’s television tastes. You can watch David’s video review of Birth of a Nation, and read up on the controversy behind The…
Bonus Ep. – The 2016 Summer Movie Wager Results
Oct 7, 2016 • 72 min
David Chen, Jeff Cannata, Peter Sciretta, and Germain Lussier reconvene to discuss the results of their 2016 box office summer movie wager results. Did Peter take it all by betting his money on Finding Dory over Captain America: Civil War? Below, you’ll…
386 – Deepwater Horizon
Oct 4, 2016 • 58 min
David, Devindra and Jeff discuss the brilliance of Sia in concert, the intensity of The Wailing, the greatness of Luke Cage, and the hilarity of Son of Zorn. You can always e-mail us at slashfilmcast(AT)gmail(DOT)com, or call and leave a voicemail at…
385 – The Magnificent Seven
Sep 27, 2016 • 86 min
In this episode, David, Jeff, and Devindra reunite to discuss what happens when you break a blood oath to watch The Force Awakens with a loved one, praise the brilliance of OJ Simpson: Made in America, and get moderately excited about the debuts of High…
384 – Blair Witch
Sep 19, 2016 • 97 min
In this episode, David and Devindra are joined by Matt Singer from ScreenCrush to discuss Matt’s favorite (and least favorite) films of the Toronto International Film Festival. Also, Devindra shares thoughts on Snowden and Atlanta. Be sure to read Britt…
383 – Sully
Sep 13, 2016 • 83 min
David and Jeff discuss what to do about “crybaby screenings”, the documentarian brilliance of Anthony Giacchino, the disappointing Equity, and the brilliance of FX’s new comedy lineup. You can always e-mail us at slashfilmcast(AT)gmail(DOT)com, or call…
382 – The Light Between Oceans
Sep 7, 2016 • 55 min
David and Devindra go Jeff-less for this week’s episode (Congratulations, Jeff!), and discuss Mike Birbiglia’s latest film, as well as if/how to confront parents with rowdy kids in a movie theater. You can always e-mail us at…
381 – Don’t Breathe
Aug 30, 2016 • 67 min
David, Devindra, and Jeff discuss the wastefulness of movie theater popcorn, the joys of Sing Street, and the underwhelming nature of Morgan. You can always e-mail us at slashfilmcast(AT)gmail(DOT)com, or call and leave a voicemail at 781-583-1993. Also,…
Bonus Ep. – The Night Of Season 1 Review
Aug 29, 2016 • 50 min
David, Devindra, and Jeff discuss the first season of HBO’s compelling procedural drama, The Night Of. You can always e-mail us at slashfilmcast(AT)gmail(DOT)com, or call and leave a voicemail at 781-583-1993. Also, like us on Facebook!
380 – Kubo and the Two Strings
Aug 23, 2016 • 88 min
David, Devindra, and Jeff discuss arbitrary theater bans, whether or not it’s okay to urinate inside a theater, the genius of Tony Robbins, and the visual brilliance of The Get Down. You can always e-mail us at slashfilmcast(AT)gmail(DOT)com, or call and…
379 – Pete’s Dragon
Aug 14, 2016 • 85 min
David, Devindra, and Jeff discuss the controversy around Wonder Woman, the brilliance of this summer’s indie films, and David recaps this weekend’s major releases. You can always e-mail us at slashfilmcast(AT)gmail(DOT)com, or call and leave a voicemail…
378 – Suicide Squad (GUEST: Vince Mancini from FilmDrunk)
Aug 7, 2016 • 108 min
David, Devindra, and Jeff are joined by Vince Mancini from FilmDrunk to discuss the newest Warner Brothers/DC Comics film written and directed by David Ayer. Be sure to read Vince’s review, Mike Ryan’s review, Angie’s Review, and Walter Chaw’s review, as…
377 – Jason Bourne and Stranger Things
Aug 3, 2016 • 108 min
David, Devindra, Jeff and Angie Han discuss the new Bourne film and do an in-depth spoiler-filled review of Stranger Things. Be sure to read up on the answer to all your Stranger Things questions and Sean Burns’ review of Jason Bourne. You can always…
Bonus Ep. – Comic-Con 2016
Jul 26, 2016 • 42 min
David, Peter, and Brad from slashfilm.com discuss Comic-Con 2016, giving their take on their favorite panels, most memorable moments, and the best footage shown. You can always e-mail us at slashfilmcast(AT)gmail(DOT)com, or call and leave a voicemail at…
376 – Star Trek Beyond (GUEST: Matt Singer from ScreenCrush)
Jul 22, 2016 • 88 min
David, Devindra, and Jeff are joined by Matt Singer from ScreenCrush to discuss the latest Star Trek film. Be sure to read Matt’s review of the film. You can always e-mail us at slashfilmcast(AT)gmail(DOT)com, or call and leave a voicemail at…
375 – Ghostbusters (GUEST: Joanna Robinson from Vanity Fair)
Jul 19, 2016 • 109 min
David, Devindra, and Jeff are joined by Joanna Robinson from Vanity Fair to discuss the new Ghostbusters. Also: David sees Fellowship of the Ring with a live orchestra, and Jeff and Devindra chat up Stranger Things. Be sure to read up on Peter’s…
374 – The Neon Demon (GUEST: Britt Hayes from ScreenCrush)
Jul 12, 2016 • 116 min
David, Devindra, and Jeff are joined by Britt Hayes from ScreenCrush to discuss Nicholas Winding Refn’s latest film The Neon Demon. Also, Peter Sciretta joins us to talk about Ghostbusters and review Batman v Superman: Ultimate Edition. Be sure to read up…
373 – Swiss Army Man
Jul 5, 2016 • 84 min
David, Devindra, Jeff and Brad Oman (AKA Ethan Anderton) discuss Steven Spielberg’s latest, marvel at the insanity of Gods of Egypt, salute the solid genre thrills of The Purge: Election Year, and get dazzled by the new Ghostbusters: Dimension VR…
372 – Independence Day: Resurgence
Jun 28, 2016 • 89 min
David, Devindra, and Jeff discuss the relative awfulness of the new Ghostbusters theme song, and the implications of double-dipping in the blu-ray age. You can always e-mail us at slashfilmcast(AT)gmail(DOT)com, or call and leave a voicemail at…
371 – Finding Dory
Jun 22, 2016 • 0 min
David, Devindra, and Jeff discuss the problematic ramifications of the world of Finding Dory, remember their favorite roles of Anton Yelchin, and run down some of the most exciting reveals of this year’s E3. Be sure to read Amy Nicholson’s review of…
370 – The Conjuring 2 (GUESTS: Russ Fischer and the Creators of Sunspring)
Jun 14, 2016 • 89 min
David, Devindra, and Russ Fischer discuss James Wan’s The Conjuring 2. In the After Dark, they discuss the AI-scripted film, Sunspring and list their most anticipated films of the summer. Then, in an impromptu After After Dark, Oscar Sharp and Ross…
Bonus Ep. – Warcraft
Jun 10, 2016 • 31 min
Jeff and Angie Han discuss Duncan Jones’ newest film, Warcraft. You can always e-mail us at slashfilmcast(AT)gmail(DOT)com, or call and leave a voicemail at 781-583-1993. Also, like us on Facebook!
369 – Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping
Jun 7, 2016 • 90 min
David, Devindra, and Jeff discuss the problematic ramifications of Quicksilver, and report on the state of the summer movie wager. Be sure to check out Matt Singer’s rundown of the X-Men timeline and Scott Mendelson’s piece on summer sequels. You can…
368 – X-Men: Apocalypse
May 27, 2016 • 73 min
David and Jeff discuss how the newest X-Men film measures up to the rest of the franchise. You can always e-mail us at slashfilmcast(AT)gmail(DOT)com, or call and leave a voicemail at 781-583-1993. Also, like us on Facebook! SHOWNOTES Featured Review…
367 – The Nice Guys
May 23, 2016 • 89 min
David, Devindra, and Jeff discuss what a Tetris movie’s plot would be, celebrate the world of competitive endurance tickling, praise the comedy of Maria Bamford, and aren’t super impressed by Neighbors 2. You can always e-mail us at…
366 – High-Rise
May 16, 2016 • 110 min
David, Devindra, and Jeff discuss the principle of finders keepers, losers weepers; talk about the difficulty of choosing a baby name; and delve into the scourge of eating during movies. In the After Dark, we discuss the Assassin’s Creed trailer and Dave…
365 – Captain America: Civil War
May 6, 2016 • 102 min
David, Devindra, and Jeff discuss whether the latest Marvel film lives up to its pedigree, and how well it handles the same themes from Batman v. Superman. In the After Dark, we discuss whether eating in theaters is bothersome and how yondr can improve…
The 2016 Summer Movie Wager
May 3, 2016 • 71 min
It’s that time of year again — the Summer movie season is upon us. And the /Filmcast team have once again gathered to compete in what has become an annual tradition: the Summer Movie Wager. Every year in the past I would make a guest appearance on the…
364 – Green Room
Apr 25, 2016 • 83 min
David, Devindra, and Jeff discuss the passing of Prince, the visual brilliance of Lemonade, and the relatability of Catastrophe. Be sure to listen to the /Filmcast interview with Jeremy Saulnier and read Sonia Saraiya’s piece on Unbreakable Kimmie…
363 – The Jungle Book (GUEST: Dana Schwartz from Mental Floss)
Apr 19, 2016 • 112 min
David, Devindra, and Jeff discuss AMC’s crazy new (now rescinded) plan to allow texting in theaters, and their reaction to the first image out of ScarJo’s Ghost in the Shell. Also, special guest Dana Schwartz joins us to discuss the place of Avatar in our…
The /Filmcast Interview: Jeremy Saulnier, Director of Green Room
Apr 15, 2016 • 34 min
I remember watching Jeremy Saulnier’s Blue Ruin on VOD awhile back and being dazzled by Saulnier’s visual style, his use of practical special effects, and his effortless and naturalistic dialogue. The movie would end up on my top 10 films of the year.…
362 – Hardcore Henry (and Batman v Superman Follow-Up)
Apr 11, 2016 • 126 min
David, Devindra, and Jeff discuss the amazing debut season of American Crime Story, get turned off by the bro-ish antics of Everybody Wants Some, praise the uncomfortableness of The Invitation, and discuss their further thoughts on Batman v Superman: Dawn…
361 – 10 Cloverfield Lane Deep Dive (GUEST: Director Dan Trachtenberg)
Apr 4, 2016 • 92 min
In this special Cloverfield-only episode, David, Devindra, and Jeff are joined by friend-of-the-show Dan Trachtenberg to discuss getting a career in Hollywood, grinding your way to the top of the commercial business, and the challenges involved with…
360 – Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (GUEST: Drew McWeeny from HitFix)
Mar 29, 2016 • 143 min
David, Devindra, and Jeff are joined by Drew McWeeny from HitFix to discuss Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice. Be sure to read Drew’s review of the film, Devin Faraci’s review of the film, and learn more about BvS’s box office performance. You can…
359 – Midnight Special
Mar 22, 2016 • 109 min
David, Devindra, and Jeff discuss laser-shaming, hate-watching, and buffer seating. Be sure to read up on 10 Cloverfield Lane’s ending, what it’s like to see Star Wars 20+ times in theaters, and why Peter Sciretta is hopeful about Indiana Jones 5. You can…
358 – 10 Cloverfield Lane
Mar 11, 2016 • 103 min
David, Devindra, and Jeff are joined by Peter to discuss what separates a teaser from a trailer and what happens when you badmouth Zack Snyder on the internet. Be sure to read up on film critics being biased, and Peter’s interview with Dan Trachtenberg.…
357 – Zootopia
Mar 8, 2016 • 104 min
David, Devindra, and Jeff discuss the Gaspar Noe’s Love, the new season of House of Cards, and how Fuller House resembles nothing at all. Be sure to read up on the singular awfulness of Fuller House, how the story in Zootopia came from character, and…
356 – Triple 9
Mar 1, 2016 • 99 min
David, Devindra, and Jeff discuss the disappointing Crouching Tiger sequel, this year’s Oscars, plus why the “popcorn trick” is impractical. Be sure to read up on why our relationship with TV need to change, the amazing editing of Mad Max, and why those…
355 – The Witch (GUEST: Director Robert Eggers)
Feb 23, 2016 • 94 min
David and Jeff are joined by Jacob Hall to discuss the crappiness of Love and Vinyl, the hopelessness of Wayne’s World 3, and why they’re ambivalent about a Blade Runner sequel. Writer/director Robert Eggers also joins us to discuss The Witch. Be sure to…
354 – Deadpool
Feb 16, 2016 • 110 min
David, Devindra, and Jeff discuss the madness of Eli Roth, a great new Michael Moore film, and the amazing cinematic video game Firewatch. Also: your emails. Be sure to read Matt Singer’s review of Deadpool as well as James Gunn’s thoughts on Deadpool’s…
353 – Hail, Caesar!
Feb 5, 2016 • 68 min
David, Devindra, and Jeff review the Coen Brothers latest film, Hail, Caesar! Be sure to read up about the rise of grief policing and talented female editors. You can always e-mail us at slashfilmcast(AT)gmail(DOT)com, or call and leave a voicemail at…
352 – The Finest Hours
Feb 2, 2016 • 92 min
David, Devindra, and Jeff discuss the sad state of American politics, the genius of Louis CK, and the closing of the Ziegfeld theater. You can always e-mail us at slashfilmcast(AT)gmail(DOT)com, or call and leave a voicemail at 781-583-1993. Also, like us…
351 – The Keeping Room
Jan 26, 2016 • 85 min
David, Devindra, and Jeff discuss the dramatic changes to 2017′s movie calendar, get excited about The X-Files and Mad Dogs, and marvel at the heartbreaking beauty of 45 Years. You can always e-mail us at slashfilmcast(AT)gmail(DOT)com, or call and leave…
350 – Anomalisa (GUEST: Dominic Lewis, Composer for Man in the High Castle)
Jan 19, 2016 • 106 min
David, Devindra, and Jeff try to predict how much money Avatar 2 will make, discuss the new Cloverfield film, and talk with Dominic Lewis about his score for Amazon’s Man in the High Castle. Be sure to read Scott Mendelson’s article about Avatar we were…
Bonus Ep. – Oscar nominations and Golden Globes post-mortem
Jan 15, 2016 • 46 min
David, Jeff, and Angie discuss this year’s Oscar nominations and Golden Globe awards. Be sure to read the nominations at /Film, what the biggest snubs were, what a completely nonwhite set of acting nominees would look like, and whether or not Leo screamed…
348 – The Top 10 Films of 2015
Jan 5, 2016 • 98 min
David, Devindra, and Jeff discuss their top 10 films of 2015. Thanks for a great year! Be sure to read up on Julie Bush’s Twitter rant about Steve Jobs, and about how your dish water will become valuable in the future. You can always e-mail us at…
Bonus Ep. – Making a Murderer
Jan 1, 2016 • 79 min
David, Peter, and Jeff have a spoiler-filled discussion about the engrossing Netflix documentary series, Making a Murderer. Be sure to read Peter’s write-up, Buzzfeed’s interview with the filmmakers, Pajiba’s write-up, and the ongoing Subreddit. You can…
348 – The Hateful Eight
Dec 31, 2015 • 71 min
David, Devindra, and Jeff discuss the disappointments of Point Break, the beauty of Carol, and the pleasures of the music biopic Love and Mercy. Be sure to read up on Quentin Tarantino’s use of the N-word and Matt Zoller Seitz’s review of The Hateful…