The /Filmcast (AKA The Slashfilmcast)

The /Filmcast (AKA The Slashfilmcast)

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496 - Roma and The Favourite (GUEST: Britt Hayes)
Dec 12 • 102 min
David gets feedback from last week’s episode with Joseph Kahn, director of Bodied, and Jeff resumes his Limerick ways. The cast plus Britt talk about the power of Roma by Alfonso Cuarón, and cover the outfits and rabbits of The Favourite by Yorgos…
495 - Creed II (GUEST: Joseph Kahn, director of Bodied)
Dec 5 • 86 min
David, Devindra, Jeff share their Thanksgiving (and failed Black Friday shopping) experiences before launching into a jam-packed ‘what we’ve been watching.’ Joseph Kahn, director of the Youtube Premium movie Bodied, joins in for a spirited debate and…
Bonus Ep. - The Ballad of Buster Scruggs
Nov 27 • 44 min
David and Jeff discuss the Coen Brothers’ latest, “The Ballad of Buster Scruggs,” now streaming on Netflix. Be sure to check out David’s new podcast, Write Along. You can always e-mail us at slashfilmcast(AT)gmail(DOT)com, or call and leave a voicemail at…
494 - Widows (GUEST: Aisha Harris from The New York Times)
Nov 20 • 78 min
David, Devindra, and Jeff discuss Jason Reitman’s latest film The Front Runner, praise Melissa McCarthy’s performance in Can You Ever Forgive Me, and get moved by Adam Sandler’s latest Netflix special. Later, Aisha Harris joins us to discuss Widows.…
493 - Overlord
Nov 13 • 80 min
Jeff stays strong amid the wildfire raging near his house. The cast discuss Girl in the Spider’s Web, Midnight Diner, Bodyguard and end with an in-depth review of the war-horror film Overlord. David and Jeff challenge Liev Schreiber’s Michael Barbaro…
492 - Suspiria (GUEST: Britt Hayes and Lindsey Romain)
Nov 6 • 118 min
David, Devindra, Lindsey, and Britt talk about Netflix’s Chilling Adventures of Sabrina and The Haunting of Hill House. David gets more “screenlife” with Unfriended: Dark Web. The cast (sans David) stay on to discuss Luca Guadagnino’s Suspiria, a rebirth…
491 - Private Life and The Old Man & the Gun
Oct 30 • 93 min
David, Jeff, Devindra feast on Netflix content and cover the violence of Apostle, the fear of House on the Hill, and the awkwardness of Big Mouth. Jeff gets a sneak peek at Steve McQueen’s new film Widows. Be sure to check out Katie Hasty’s interview with…
490 - Halloween
Oct 23 • 88 min
David and Jeff discuss the brilliance of American Vandal and the amazing spectacular violence of The Night Comes for Us. Also, David recaps what he’s been watching in limerick form.Congrats to Devindra on his new arrival!You can always e-mail us at…
489 - First Man and Bad Times at the El Royale (GUEST: Lindsey Romain)
Oct 16 • 80 min
Jeff, Devindra, and Lindsey Romain do a double review of Damien Chazelle’s First Man and Drew Goddard’s Bad Times at the El Royale.You can always e-mail us at slashfilmcast(AT)gmail(DOT)com, or call and leave a voicemail at 781-583-1993. Also, follow us…
488 - Venom and A Star Is Born (GUEST: Angie Han from Mashable)
Oct 9 • 90 min
Jeff, Devindra, Angie and Peter do a double review of Venom and A Star Is Born. You can always e-mail us at slashfilmcast(AT)gmail(DOT)com, or call and leave a voicemail at 781-583-1993. Also, follow us on Twitter or like us on Facebook.Shownotes (all…
487 - Minding the Gap
Oct 2 • 94 min
David, Devindra, Jeff and Kristy discuss highlights from Fantastic Fest, Jeremy Saulnier’s latest, and the irreversible decision of listening to shows too quickly.This will be Kristy’s last episode with the Slashfilmcast as a regular contributor, but do…
486 - Mandy
Sep 25 • 83 min
David, Devindra, and Jeff discuss the overwhelming commitments of adult life, ponder the possibility of a Fukunaga-directed Bond, and geek out about Spider-Man.You can always e-mail us at slashfilmcast(AT)gmail(DOT)com, or call and leave a voicemail at…
485 - The Predator and Ozark: Season 2
Sep 18 • 110 min
David, Devindra and Jeff discuss the brilliance of American Vandal, the easter eggs of Searching, and whether or not more movies should take place just on a screen.You can always e-mail us at slashfilmcast(AT)gmail(DOT)com, or call and leave a voicemail…
The 2018 Summer Movie Wager Results
Sep 11 • 98 min
In this episode, David, Devindra, Jeff, Kristy, and Peter discuss the top 10 films of the summer, and how they did in the Summer Movie Wager.Here are the actual top 10 films of summer 2018:1. Avengers: Infinity War2. Incredibles 23. Jurassic World: Fallen…
483 - Searching
Sep 5 • 90 min
David, Devindra and Jeff discuss the fun action of Upgrade, the perfectly enjoyable Juliet, Naked, and what it means to be a working actor. Be sure to check out The Big Picture’s interview with Aneesh Chaganty, as well as Ben Pearson’s interview.You can…
482 - The Happytime Murders
Aug 28 • 81 min
David, Jeff, and Kristy discuss whether magic specials can work in the modern age, get down with Mamma Mia: Here We Go Again, and lament the agita of sitting near jerks in theaters. Be sure to check out Kristy’s review of The Happytime Murders.You can…
481 - Crazy Rich Asians and HBO’s Succession
Aug 21 • 103 min
David, Devindra, Jeff, and Hoai-Tran Bui discuss The Meg’s PG-13 rating, the pleasures of Castle Rock, and the brilliance of HBO’s Succession. Be sure to read Hoai-Tran’s pieces about what Crazy Rich Asians gets right about Asian-American identity, and…
480 - The Meg and BlackkKlansman
Aug 14 • 82 min
David, Devindra, and Jeff discuss their favorite crossover events of all time, thank the #SaveDaveWave, plus David has a special announcement to celebrate opening weekend of Crazy Rich Asians. Be sure to read about how Crazy Rich Asians was made, the…
479 - Blindspotting and Christopher Robin
Aug 7 • 110 min
David, Devindra, Jeff, and Kristy discuss the fun of Teen Titans Go! To The Movies, the enjoyability of HBO’s Succession, and the riveting Netflix documentary, The Staircase. Also, Jeff gets disappointed by modern Blu-ray special features.You can always…
478 - Mission: Impossible - Fallout (GUEST: Patrick Willems)
Jul 31 • 123 min
David, Devindra, Jeff, are joined by Patrick Willems to review Mission: Impossible - Fallout. Check out Patrick’s video essays about why Mission: impossible movies are great and who is Ethan Hunt, really. Also check out Patrick’s podcast about Josh…
477 - Sorry to Bother You
Jul 25 • 100 min
David, Devindra, Jeff, and Kristy discuss what The Equalizer doesn’t understand about its own appeal, and check out Carlos Lopez Estrada’s Blindspotting. Plus, Kristy reports back from the 2018 Fantasia International Film Festival.You can always e-mail us…
476 - Skyscraper
Jul 18 • 97 min
David, Devindra, and Jeff discuss Moviepass’s surge pricing, try to figure out what’s up with Three Identical Strangers, and get ambivalent about Who Is America. Be sure to read Aja Romano’s review of Who Is America, Jen Chaney’s review of Who Is America,…
475 - Ant-Man and the Wasp
Jul 11 • 99 min
David, Devindra, Jeff, and Kristy discuss AMC’s Stubs A-List, the new season of GLOW, Ryan Murphy’s Pose, and the thought-provoking Nanette. You can always e-mail us at slashfilmcast(AT)gmail(DOT)com, or call and leave a voicemail at 781-583-1993. Also,…
474 - Mission: Impossible Retrospective
Jul 4 • 115 min
In preparation for ‘Fallout’ David, Devindra, and Jeff dive into every film in the ‘Mission: Impossible’ franchise. Be sure to read Erik Lundegaard’s piece on Mission: Impossible, and Matt Singer’s piece on why Mission: Impossible 2 is actually…
473 - Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom (GUEST: Patrick H. Willems)
Jun 27 • 116 min
David, Devindra, and Jeff are joined by YouTuber Patrick H. Willems to discuss the latest entry in the Jurassic Park franchise. Check out Patrick’s essay on why Jurassic Park sequels don’t work. You can always e-mail us at slashfilmcast(AT)gmail(DOT)com,…
472 - The Incredibles 2 (GUEST: Matt Singer from ScreenCrush)
Jun 19 • 92 min
David, Devindra, and Jeff are joined by Matt Singer from ScreenCrush to dive into The Incredibles 2. Be sure to check out Matt’s review of The Incredibles 2, as well as Screencrush’s video essay on why the Incredibles were the villain of the film. Also:…
471 - Hereditary
Jun 13 • 92 min
David, Devindra, and Kristy discuss the delightfulness of Paddington 2, the breeziness of Ocean’s Eight, and the terror of A24’s new horror hit, “Hereditary.”Be sure to read Amanda Hess’s article about Ocean’s Eight.You can always e-mail us at…
470 - American Animals and Solo Post-Mortem (GUEST: Alan Scherstuhl from The Village Voice)
Jun 5 • 98 min
David, Jeff, Kristy and Alan Scherstuhl discuss writer-director Bart Layton’s latest film American Animals starring Evan Peters, Blake Jenner, Ann Dowd and Barry Keoghan. Make sure to check out Alan’s review of American Animals at Village Voice as well as…
469 - Solo: A Star Wars Story (GUEST: Patrick Willems)
May 25 • 131 min
David, Devindra, Jeff, and Patrick Willems discuss Lucasfilm’s latest standalone Star Wars film, Solo: A Star Wars Story, directed by Ron Howard and written by Jonathan & Lawrence Kasdan. Make sure to check out more of Patrick’s work via his YouTube…
468 - Deadpool 2
May 22 • 94 min
David, Devindra, Jeff, and Kristy discuss the flaws of Evil Genius, the brilliance of The Detour, and the binge-ability of Killing Eve. Read Kristy’s review of Evil Genius, as well as Pajiba’s breakdown of what the doc leaves out.You can always e-mail us…
467 - The Rider (GUEST: Amy Nicholson from Unspooled)
May 16 • 70 min
David, Devindra, and Amy Nicholson discuss Chloé Zhao’s remarkable new film, “The Rider.” In the After Dark, Devindra and David discuss HBO’s “Barry” and reflect on 10 years of the /Filmcast. Be sure to check out Amy Nicholson’s piece on The Rider, and…
466 - Tully
May 9 • 95 min
David, Devindra, and Jeff discuss Jason Reitman and Diablo Cody’s newest collaboration about adulthood, “Tully.”You can always e-mail us at slashfilmcast(AT)gmail(DOT)com, or call and leave a voicemail at 781-583-1993. Also, follow us on Twitter or like…
465 - Avengers: Infinity War
May 2 • 127 min
David, Devindra, Jeff, and Kristy delve into Marvel’s latest ambitious, audacious entry into the superhero genre.You can always e-mail us at slashfilmcast(AT)gmail(DOT)com, or call and leave a voicemail at 781-583-1993. Also, follow us on Twitter or like…
464 - Wild, Wild Country
Apr 24 • 140 min
David and Jeff record an After Dark to talk about David’s honeymoon, Jeff becoming a meme. Then, they review Netflix’s Wild, Wild Country.You can always e-mail us at slashfilmcast(AT)gmail(DOT)com, or call and leave a voicemail at 781-583-1993. Also,…
The 2018 Summer Movie Wager - A Game of Box Office Predictions
Apr 17 • 98 min
It’s that time of year again — time to count down our top 10 films of summer 2018, according to what we think their domestic box office totals will be. Everyone chooses their 1-10 ranked films:- Getting number 1 or number 10 dead-on gets you 13 points…
462 - A Quiet Place
Apr 10 • 75 min
Devindra, Jeff, and Kristy discuss Emily Blunt’s latest film, “A Quiet Place.”What We’ve Been Watching:Devindra: Counterpart, Killing Eve, Santa Clarita Diet, RawKristy: Ghost Stories, Gravity FallsJeff: Wrestlemania, Blockers, Sneaky PeteFeatured…
461 - Ready Player One
Apr 3 • 90 min
David, Devindra, Jeff, and Kristy discuss director Steven Spielberg’s latest blockbuster entry, “Ready Player One.”What We’ve Been Watching:David: American AssassinKristy: Unfriended: Dark Web, Won’t You Be My Neighbor?Featured Review:Ready Player OneYou…
460 - Pacific Rim Uprising
Mar 28 • 75 min
David, Devindra, Jeff, and Kristy discuss a movie where gigantic robots fight gigantic monsters and stuff. Also, Jeff talks Tomb Raider and Kristy shares thoughts on Wes Anderson’s latestWhat We’ve Been Watching:Jeff: Tomb RaiderKristy: Unsane, Isle of…
459 - The Death of Stalin (Live Post-Wedding Spectacular)
Mar 20 • 56 min
David got married this weekend! And Peter and Devindra were there to see it! And Jeff was there too, but he couldn’t make the podcast episode, but he did do the ads for the show! This week on the /Filmcast, David, Devindra and Peter discuss life in…
458 - A Wrinkle in Time (GUEST: Angie Han from Mashable)
Mar 14 • 79 min
David, Devindra, and Jeff discuss the magic of Faces, Places and what it’s like to watch Sailor Moon in a theater after a lifetime of fandom. Special guest Angie Han joins us for our review. Check out Angie’s review of A Wrinkle in Time at Mashable. What…
457 - Red Sparrow
Mar 6 • 112 min
David, Devindra, Jeff, and Kristy discuss the Lawrences’ (Jennifer and Francis - no relation) latest collaboration. Also, David and Kristy discuss Derren Brown’s reprehensible new special, The Push. Check out Kristy’s review of it here.What We’ve Been…
456 - Annihilation
Feb 28 • 106 min
David, Devindra, Jeff, and Kristy discuss Alex Garland’s latest film, Annihilation. Check out Indiewire’s piece on Netflix streaming and Chris Evangelista’s deep-dive into Annihilation. To enter our Coco contest, email slashfilmcast@gmail.com with the…
Bonus Ep. - Is Black Panther an Evil Film? (GUEST: Leslie Lee III from Struggle Session)
Feb 24 • 47 min
David chats with Leslie Lee III (Jacobin Magazine, Struggle Session podcast) about his thoughts on Black Panther, which Leslie has called “deeply evil.” Find Leslie’s podcast here and find his original tweetstorm here. Also, listen to the /Filmcast’s…
455 - Black Panther (GUEST: Candice Frederick)
Feb 20 • 95 min
This week on the /Filmcast, David, Jeff, and Devindra discuss how LED bias lighting and the Nebula Capsule projector can enhance your home viewing experience, question whether Liam Neeson should still be getting people killed, and recommend the Joel…
454 - The Villainess (Summer Movie Wager Follow-Up)
Feb 14 • 90 min
This week on the /Filmcast, David, Jeff, and Devindra discuss the scary future of digital manipulation and adjudicate a case of a director who doesn’t want to finish making his own film. Also: Devindra forces the rest of the crew to watch The Villainess,…
453 - The Cloverfield Paradox and Call Me By Your Name
Feb 7 • 107 min
Jeff, Devindra and Kristy join up to chat about Netflix’s big Super Bowl surprise, The Cloverfield Paradox. And they finally get to explore the idyllic Italian countryside of Call Me By Your Name. What We’ve Been Watching (04:16)Devindra: Counterpart,…
452 - Phantom Thread
Jan 31 • 106 min
This week on the /Filmcast, David, Devindra, and Jeff welcome Kristy Puchko as a regular contributor and discuss a massive backlog of What We’ve Been Watching, including The Polka King, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, Star Trek Discovery and Dave Chappelle’s…
451 - An Evening with Rian Johnson, Director of Star Wars: The Last Jedi
Jan 25 • 108 min
This week, David, Devindra, and Jeff are joined by director Rian Johnson to discuss making Star Wars: The Last Jedi. Rian describes his initial pitch for the film, getting the offer to direct, the backlash to the film, and conceiving and executing the…
450 – Black Mirror: Season 4 (GUEST: Kristy Puchko from Pajiba)
Jan 17 • 105 min
This week on the /Filmcast, it’s all Black Mirror as David, Jeff, and Devindra analyze each episode of the show’s new season on Netflix. Special guest Kristy Puchko joins us from Pajiba. Be sure to read Vulture’s recap of Hang the DJ and Vice’s review of…
The /Filmcast: Bonus Ep. – The Last Jedi Post-post-mortem
Jan 14 • 53 min
David and his fiancée dive into some of the biggest issues with The Last Jedi. For more discussion, listen to our initial review and our first post-mortem episode. You can always e-mail us at slashfilmcast(AT)gmail(DOT)com, or call and leave a voicemail…
449 – I, Tonya
Jan 11 • 88 min
This week on the /Filmcast, with Devindra at CES, David and Jeff are joined by David’s fiancee to discuss the Golden Globes and delve into the veracity of I, Tonya. You can always e-mail us at slashfilmcast(AT)gmail(DOT)com, or call and leave a voicemail…
448 – The Top 10 Films of 2017
Jan 2 • 139 min
David, Devindra, and Jeff count down their top 10 films of 2017. Thanks for a great year, everyone. Be sure to read more about the state of the film industry (including the summer box office), and the original NYTimes and New Yorker pieces on Harvey…
447 – The Post
Dec 27, 2017 • 99 min
This week on the /Filmcast, David, Jeff, and Devindra catch up on all they’ve been watching recently, discuss the shockingly good I, Tonya, praise the longevity of Terminator 2 on home video, and debate the merits of Alexander Payne’s Downsizing. You can…
Bonus Ep. – Star Wars: The Last Jedi Post-mortem
Dec 22, 2017 • 118 min
In this spoiler-filled discussion of The Last Jedi, David, Devindra, and Jeff Cannata are joined by Lindsey Romain to discuss the polarizing reaction to the latest Star Wars film, and to dive into some of the more contentious plot points. Be sure to check…
446 – The Last Jedi
Dec 15, 2017 • 102 min
This week, David returns to the /Filmcast, along with Devindra, Jeff, and Peter, to discuss the new Rian Johnson film, Star Wars: The Last Jedi. Be sure to check out Slashfilm Daily at daily.slashfilm.com. You can always e-mail us at…
445 – The Shape of Water (GUEST: Kristy Puchko from Riot Material)
Dec 13, 2017 • 76 min
Devindra and Jeff team up with Kristy Puchko to figure out The Shape of Water. Also, they discuss Netflix’s Voyeur and Godless, and Jeff discovers the wonders of Toast of London. You can always e-mail us at slashfilmcast(AT)gmail(DOT)com, or call and…
444 – Lady Bird (GUEST: Kristy Puchko from Riot Material)
Dec 6, 2017 • 82 min
Devindra and Jeff team up with Kristy Puchko to discuss Lady Bird. Also, they try to figure out if The Disaster Artist is any good, pontificate on the point of method acting, and consider what a Tarantino Star Trek would be like. You can always e-mail us…
443 – Coco (GUEST: Vanessa Erazo from Remezcla)
Nov 29, 2017 • 83 min
Devindra and Jeff join up with Remezcla’s Vanessa Erazo to review Pixar’s Coco. Also, they chat about Spike Lee’s Netflix TV series, She’s Gotta Have It, and Paul Thomas Anderson’s The Phantom Thread. You can always e-mail us at…
442 – Justice League
Nov 21, 2017 • 94 min
Devindra and Jeff form a league of their own with Slashfilm’s Karen Han to review Justice League. They also chat about Mudbound, The Punisher and the continued downfall of the patriarchy. You can always e-mail us at slashfilmcast(AT)gmail(DOT)com, or call…
The /Filmcast: Bonus Ep. – Pre-Thanksgiving Things We’ve Been Watching
Nov 18, 2017 • 48 min
David Chen returns for a brief pre-thanksgiving appearance and chats with his fiancée about what they’ve been watching recently. Thor: Ragnarok Killing of a Sacred Deer Murder on the Orient Express Three Billboards Outside Ebbing Missouri LBJ You’re The…
441 – Thor: Ragnarok
Nov 8, 2017 • 79 min
Devindra and Jeff join up with Brad Oman (AKA Ethan Anderton) from Slashfilm to review Taika Waititi’s Thor: Ragnarok. They also chat about finishing Stranger Things 2, and the fallout from Disney’s blackout of LA Times’ reviewers. You can always e-mail…
440 – Brawl in Cell Block 99
Nov 1, 2017 • 59 min
Devindra and Jeff dive into Bone Tomahawk director S. Craig Zahler’s latest brutal genre mashup, Brawl in Cell Block 99. And they confront an important /Filmcourt entry: The case of a dog in the theater! You can always e-mail us at…
439 – The Florida Project (GUEST: Kristy Puchko from Riot Material)
Oct 25, 2017 • 83 min
While David takes a well-deserved break, Devindra and Jeff team up with Kristy Puchko to discuss Lore, Riverdale and Sean Baker’s knockout film, The Florida Project. Check out Kristy’s review of the film over at Riot Material. You can always e-mail us at…
438 – Happy Death Day (GUEST: Stephen Tobolowsky)
Oct 17, 2017 • 87 min
This week, David, Jeff, and Devindra welcome Stephen Tobolowsky to discuss Happy Death Day and the brilliance of Jessica Rothe. Check out Stephen’s new book, My Adventures with God. Also, David goes on hiatus. You can always e-mail us at…
437 – Blade Runner 2049 (GUEST: C. Robert Cargill, Author of Sea of Rust)
Oct 10, 2017 • 111 min
This week, David, Jeff, and Devindra welcome C. Robert Cargill to discuss Blade Runner 2049. Buy Cargill’s Sea of Rust on Amazon or wherever books are sold. You can always e-mail us at slashfilmcast(AT)gmail(DOT)com, or call and leave a voicemail at…
436 – American Made (GUEST: Lindsey Romain)
Oct 3, 2017 • 100 min
This week, David, Jeff, and Devindra discuss the tennis drama Battle of the Sexes, get amazed by Gerald’s Game, and praise the second season of Better Things. Special guest Lindsey Romain joins us for our review of American Made. Watch the “Papyrus”…
435 – Kingsman: The Golden Circle (GUEST: Joanna Robinson from Vanity Fair)
Sep 27, 2017 • 99 min
This week, David, Jeff, and Devindra discuss Netflix’s new Seinfeld special, debate whether Star Trek Discovery and CBS: All Access are a good deal, and praise Ken Burns and Lynn Novick’s Vietnam. Special guest Joanna Robinson joins us from Vanity Fair.…
434 – mother! (GUEST: Andy Signore from Screen Junkies)
Sep 20, 2017 • 116 min
This week, David, Jeff, and Devindra discuss this year’s Emmy wins, ponder the commitment of American Vandal to the bit, and offer their interpretations of Darren Aronofsky’s mother!. Special guest Andy Signore joins us from Screen Junkies. You can always…
433 – It
Sep 13, 2017 • 107 min
This week, David, Jeff, and Devindra discuss the challenges of seeing Hamilton, the sadness of The Orville, and wish they could see T2 in theaters without the 3D. Be sure to read Peter’s essay on getting into the Magic Castle and Devindra’s review of T2.…
The 2017 Summer Movie Wager Results
Sep 5, 2017 • 82 min
Tune in for the thrilling conclusion to this year’s Summer Movie Wager. Thanks to Dennis for creating the Summer Movie Wager site this year and thanks to everyone for playing! Our sponsors this week are Sonos and Hello Fresh: Visit Sonos.com and use promo…
432 – Logan Lucky
Aug 30, 2017 • 91 min
David, Jeff, and Devindra discuss the brilliance of Ozark, the racial subtext of Good Time, and why AMC doesn’t want you to be disappointed with MoviePass. You can always e-mail us at slashfilmcast(AT)gmail(DOT)com, or call and leave a voicemail at…
The Best of the /Filmcast: Vol. 1
Aug 23, 2017 • 104 min
This week, we bring you two of our favorite reviews from the archives: Our reviews of Transformers: The Age of Extinction and Chappie. 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…
431 – The Glass Castle
Aug 15, 2017 • 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, 2017 • 87 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, 2017 • 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, 2017 • 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, 2017 • 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, 2017 • 112 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, 2017 • 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, 2017 • 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, 2017 • 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, 2017 • 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, 2017 • 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, 2017 • 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, 2017 • 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, 2017 • 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, 2017 • 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, 2017 • 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, 2017 • 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, 2017 • 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, 2017 • 106 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, 2017 • 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, 2017 • 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, 2017 • 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, 2017 • 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, 2017 • 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, 2017 • 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, 2017 • 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, 2017 • 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, 2017 • 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, 2017 • 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, 2017 • 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, 2017 • 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, 2017 • 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, 2017 • 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, 2017 • 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, 2017 • 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, 2017 • 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, 2017 • 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 • 60 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 • 62 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 • 77 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 • 79 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 • 89 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…