The /Filmcast (AKA The Slashfilmcast)

The /Filmcast (AKA The Slashfilmcast) Podcast

In the Slashfilmcast, hardcore geeks David Chen, Devindra Hardawar, and Jeff Cannata debate, pontificate, and delve into the latest films, TV shows, and other entertainment-related items from the past week. Weekly guests include everyday bloggers, webmaster luminaries, film directors, and movie stars from all walks of life. You can reach us at [email protected] and find all our podcast episodes at www.slashfilmcast.com.

Ep. 551 - Little Women (GUEST: Melissa Tamminga from Seattle Screen Scene)
David goes to Hollywood and meets a very culturally relevant character. For the feature review, the cast plus Melissa Tamminga (https://twitter.com/oneaprilday?lang=en) , writer for @SeattleScreen (https://twitter.com/SeattleScreen) , discuss Greta Gerwig’s Little Women, the latest reincarnation of the beloved story.  Thanks to our sponsor this week: Pretty litter, Lightstream, Quip Go to http://prettylitter.com and use the code FILMCAST for 20% off your first order Visit to http://lightstream.com/FILMCA...

Ep. 550 - 1917
David, Devindra, Jeff chat about the latest Oscar nominations, the new Avatar concept car, and new 8k TV releases (spoiler alert: don’t buy one yet). The cast reviews 1917, a historic war epic written and directed by Sam Mendes.  To come see David and watch The Tobolowsky Files recorded live, go to filmingtobo.com (http://filmingtobo.com/) (please only RSVP if you could make it!)  Read Drew McWeeny’s take on the Oscars at his new newsletter Formerly Dangerous (https://drewmcweeny.substack.com/?utm_source=...

Ep. 549 - The Top 10 Films of 2019
Happy New Year! Dave, Devindra, and Jeff rank their top ten movies of 2019. Stay tuned, Jeff's number 5 will shock you! Check out some important film data in 2019 here (https://crookedmarquee.com/2019-in-film-miscellaneous-important-data/) .  Thanks to our sponsor this week: Feals. Become a member today by going to Feals.com/FILMCAST (http://feals.com/FILMCAST) get 50% off your first order with free shipping. Devindra's Top Ten: Us Parasite Knives Out Little Women Hustlers Once upon a Time in...Ho...


Bonus Ep. - Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker follow-ups
Dave, Devindra, and Jeff discuss all the discourse that's happened around Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker since their review. Listen and subscribe to David’s newest podcast Culturally Relevant (https://culturallyrelevantshow.com/) . Check out Jeff Cannata’s D&D show Dungeon Run (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mJIAatNWLMM&list=PLkgwwAiuZ301FVTHCyuuqAU39jIeAD8g_) . Listen to Devindra's podcast with Engadget (https://www.engadget.com/2019/10/07/engadget-podcast-microsoft-apple-pcs/) on all things tech. You...

Ep. 548 - Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker
David, Devindra, Jeff, and Peter awaken to devote an entire episode to Star Wars: Episode IX – The Rise of Skywalker, the third installment in the Star Wars sequel trilogy. Are the cast ready for the return of the J.J. Abrams? Or are they reminiscing the last director?  Thanks to our sponsor this week: PrettyLitter  Change your kitty litter today! Go to PrettyLitter.com and use code FILMCAST for 20% off your first order!  Listen and subscribe to David’s newest podcast Culturally Relevant (https://cultura...

Ep. 547 - Marriage Story + Uncut Gems
This holiday season, David, Devindra, Jeff give the gift of a double-feature. The cast reviews Marriage Story, the latest Netflix film by Noah Baumbach, and Uncut Gems, a crime drama featuring a rough looking Adam Sandler.  Thanks to our sponsors this week: 8hours and Feals. Visit 8hours.com (http://8hours.com/) for your hand-picked and exclusive videos on film and television. Become a member today by going to Feals.com/FILMCAST (http://feals.com/FILMCAST) and you will get 50% off your first order with f...


Bonus Ep. - Rian Johnson goes deep on 'Knives Out'
Writer/director Rian Johnson returns to the Slashfilmcast to discuss the inspirations for his new hit film, Knives Out Knives Out is out in theaters everywhere right now Follow Rian on Twitter (https://twitter.com/rianjohnson) Follow David on Twitter (http://twitter.com/davechensky) Follow Jeff on Twitter (http://twitter.com/jeffcannata) Listen to David's interview podcast, Culturally Relevant (https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/culturally-relevant-with-david-chen/id1464101742) Check out Jeff's sho...

Ep. 546 - The Irishman (GUEST: Melissa Tamminga from Seattle Screen Scene)
As 2019 comes to an end, David, Devindra, and Jeff evaluate the merits of "worst of the year" list. For the feature review, the cast plus Melissa Tamminga (https://twitter.com/oneaprilday?lang=en) , writer for @SeattleScreen (https://twitter.com/SeattleScreen) , discuss The Irishman, the latest crime drama directed and produced by Martin Scorsese. Does the three and half hour Netflix epic live up to its spiritual predecessors Mean Streets and GoodFellas? Read more about worst of the year lists in this Twit...

Ep. 545 - Knives Out
Jeff is back to defend the Tesla Cybertruck and reconsider the merits of the children’s show PJ Masks. Meanwhile, David and Devindra find themselves watching more mature content such as Honeyland and Servant.  For the feature review, David, Devindra, and Jeff discuss the highly anticipated whodunnit Knives Out. Does Rian Johnson’s latest deliver and surpass the murder mystery genre? Read why this NYTimes film critic left Knives Out with emotional whiplash here (https://www.nytimes.com/2019/11/27/opinion/k...


Ep. 544 - Jojo Rabbit
Happy Thanksgiving from Slashfilmcast! David and Devindra review Jojo Rabbit, the latest film by Taika Waititi. Find out whether the mix of humor and drama work well together in this WWII satire. Stay for the after dark as the duo cartalk about Ford, Ferrari, and Tesla. Read about how James Mangold captured 100mph in Ford v Ferrari here (https://www.premiumbeat.com/blog/ford-v-ferrari-cinematography-at-100-mph/) .   Thank to our sponsor this week: Pretty Litter. Visit Prettylitter.com and use the code FI...

Ep. 543 - Ford v Ferrari
David, Devindra, and Jeff talk about the giant mouse in the room that is the Disney+ streaming service. Jeff gives a passionate case against the children's series PJ Masks . For the feature review, the cast debate the value and shortcomings of James Mangold's Ford v Ferrai.  Read this Bloomberg article (https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-11-15/ford-v-ferrari-a-generation-of-cars-best-left-dead) on why the characters of Ford v Ferrari epitomize the worst of the 1960s car world. Thanks to our spon...

Ep. 542 - Doctor Sleep (GUEST: Patrick Klepek from Waypoint)
David, Devindra, and Jeff are joined by Patrick Klepek, (https://twitter.com/patrickklepek
) senior reporter at Waypoint (https://www.vice.com/en_us/section/games
) , to talk about the politics of Terminator: Dark Fate and the digital resurrection of James Dean. For their feature review, the cast return to the Overlook Hotel in Doctor Sleep, the sequel to The Shining. Does the belated follow-up film live up to iconic original? Read about the backlash against the James Dean casting (https://www.hollywoodrep...


Ep. 541 - Terminator: Dark Fate (GUEST: Matt Singer from ScreenCrush)
David, Devindra, and Jeff chat about the perks of being a podcaster. For the feature review, the cast are joined by Matt Singer (https://twitter.com/mattsinger?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5Eauthor) of http://ScreenCrush.com to discuss Terminator: Dark Fate, the sixth installment in the Terminator franchise. Tune in to hear the debate over this futuristic “legacyquel” Check out Matt Singer’s new book on the history of Spider-man Marvel’s Spider-Man: From Amazing to Spectacular. (https://in...

Ep. 540 - Parasite
David, Devindra, and Jeff get on the hype train by reviewing Parasite, the latest film by Korean director Bong Joon-Ho. Tune in to find out whether the movie deserves a Palme d'Or, the highest prize awarded at the Cannes Film Festival. Read this Reddit thread (https://www.reddit.com/r/movies/comments/do3kao/korean_fans_of_parasite_please_share_jokes_and/) for all the Korean jokes Westerners may have missed. Read this Medium posted titled "On Letting People Enjoy Things" (https://medium.com/@EstherRosenfiel...

Ep. 539 - El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie
David, Devindra, and Jeff review El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie, a cinematic epilogue to the hit show Breaking Bad. With the original showrunner Vince Gilligan back in the director's seat, the cast debates whether El Camino lives up to the legacy of "the one who knocks."  Thanks to our sponsors this week: Villains, Feals, and Native Download the Villains podcast wherever you get your podcast or listen now at http://parcast.com/villains. Become a member today by going to http://feals.com/FILMCAST and get...


Ep. 539 - El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie
David, Devindra, and Jeff review El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie, a cinematic epilogue to the hit show Breaking Bad. With the original showrunner Vince Gilligan back in the director's seat, the cast debates whether El Camino lives up to the legacy of "the one who knocks."  Thanks to our sponsors this week: Villains, Feals, and Native Download the Villains podcast wherever you get your podcast or listen now at http://parcast.com/villains. Become a member today by going to http://feals.com/FILMCAST and get...

Ep. 538 - Gemini Man
David, Devindra, and Jeff review Gemini Man, the latest film by Academy Award- winning director Ang Lee. Listen to find out whether Lee’s obsession with high frame rate technology pays off in the Will Smith versus Will Smith action flick. Listen and subscribe to David’s newest podcast Culturally Relevant (https://culturallyrelevantshow.com/) . Check out Jeff Cannata’s D&D show Dungeon Run (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC3BYmMS1F4rNWsAkCaEVhoQ) . Listen to David’s other podcasts The Sweet Smell of Succes...

Ep. 537 - Joker (GUEST: Bob Chipman from Escapist Magazine)
David, Devindra, and Jeff are joined by Bob Chipman (aka MovieBob), film critic from escapistmagazine.com (http://escapistmagazine.com/) , moviebobcentral.com (http://moviebobcentral.com/) , and creator of The Big Picture, to review Joker. Find out whether the latest movie by director Todd Phillips starring Joaquin Phoenix helped them put on a happy face. Read MovieBob's review of Joker here (https://www.escapistmagazine.com/v2/2019/10/02/joker-review-escape-to-the-movies/) . Read New Yorker's Richard Brod...


Ep. 536 - Ad Astra
The boys are back in town! David tastes the bread of an "Icelandic geothermal bakery" while Jeff returns to the movie theater... to watch sports. The cast reviews Ad Astra, the latest film by James Gray starring Brad Pitt. Tune in to find out whether the science fiction epic is totally rad or completely sad.  Listen and subscribe to David’s newest podcast Culturally Relevant (https://culturallyrelevantshow.com/) . Check out Jeff Cannata’s D&D show Dungeon Run (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC3BYmMS1F4rNW...

Ep. 535 - Hustlers (GUEST: Inkoo Kang from Slate)
Jeff is back with  limericks while David is away. Devindra and Jeff are joined by Slate staff writer Inkoo Kang to discuss Hustlers. Stripping away the star-studded cast, does the latest film by Lorene Scafaria have substance on top of style?  Listen and subscribe to David’s newest podcast Culturally Relevant (https://culturallyrelevantshow.com/) . Check out Jeff Cannata’s D&D show Dungeon Run (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC3BYmMS1F4rNWsAkCaEVhoQ) . Listen to David’s other podcasts The Sweet Smell of S...

Ep. 534 - Slackers (GUEST: Germain Lussier from io9)
It's time for the winner of the Summer Movie Wager to pick a film. This year, Germain Lussier chose a film near and dear to his heart - Slackers - a 2002 gross out comedy directed by Dewey Nicks. Tune in to hear David and Devindra give a  million reasons to NOT watch this movie. Listen and subscribe to David’s newest podcast Culturally Relevant (https://culturallyrelevantshow.com/) . Check out Jeff Cannata’s D&D show Dungeon Run (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC3BYmMS1F4rNWsAkCaEVhoQ) . Listen to David’s...


Ep. 533 - It Chapter Two (GUEST: Anya Stanley from Dread Central)
Pennywise the clown returns in It Chapter Two. David and Devindra are joined by Anya Stanley from Dread Central to discuss whether the sequel to the hit Stephen King adaptation lives up to its former trauma. Follow Anya on Twitter (https://twitter.com/bookishplinko) and check out her work at her website (https://www.anyawrites.com/) and at Dread Central (https://www.dreadcentral.com/category/editorials/gender-bashing/) . Read the Uproxx interview with James Ransone (https://uproxx.com/author/mike-ryan/) , ...

Ep. 532 - The 2019 Summer Movie Wager Results
In this episode: David, Devindra, Peter, and Germain discuss the top ten films of the summer, and how they performed in the Summer Movie Wager. Also tune in to hear an update from Jeff! The actual top 10 films of summer 2019: Avengers: Endgame  The Lion King Toy Story 4 Spider-Man: Far from Home Aladdin (2019) John Wick 3 Hobbs & Shaw The Secret Life of Pets 2 Detective Pikachu Once Upon a Time in…Hollywood Godzilla Rocketman Men in Black: International April this year, everyone chose their 1...

Ep. 531 - Ready or Not
David and Devindra debate the merits of Den of Thieves among other Gerald Butler movies. In Jeff's absence, David step in for limerick duties for the feature review of the indie horror Ready or Not. To wish Jeff a speedy recovery, send an audio message to [email protected] titled "Message to Jeff." Read the Ringer article on why Den of Thieves is an under appreciated heist movie here (https://www.theringer.com/movies/2019/8/14/20804898/den-of-thieves-2018-gerard-butler-50-cent-oshea-jackson-jr) . Wa...


Ep. 530 - The Amazing Johnathan Documentary
In today’s episode, David discusses how he successfully orchestrated a Slashfilmcast meet-up in Decatur, Georgia.  For their feature review, David, Devindra, Jeff, and Peter unveil The Amazing Johnathan Documentary, a Hulu film that blurs the line between fact and fiction. Stay tuned for Peter’s interview with the film's director Ben Berman. Listen and subscribe to David’s newest podcast Culturally Relevant (https://culturallyrelevantshow.com/) . Check out Jeff Cannata’s D&D show Dungeon Run (https://www.y...

Bonus Ep. - Why 1999 Was The Best Movie Year Ever (GUEST: Brian Raftery)
In this special crossover with one of David's other podcasts, Culturally Relevant (https://culturallyrelevantshow.com/) , David talks to Brian Raftery about his new book Best. Movie. Year. Ever.: How 1999 Blew Up the Big Screen (https://www.amazon.com/Best-Movie-Year-Ever-Screen/dp/1501175386/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1547156372&sr=8-1&keywords=best+movie+year+ever) . Brian discusses why this particular year became seminal in movie history and how it continues to influence filmmakers today. David and Brian the...

Ep. 529 - Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw
After last week’s review of Once Upon a Time in… Hollywood, David, Devindra, Jeff reflect on the best movie of the year so far.  For the feature review, the cast cover the good, the bad, and the controversy of Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw. Watch the video (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fRH6GaXX3VU) combining the trailers of Hobbs & Shaw to look like the full movie by ThatMarioRivera (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCMy4TyYHsSFzu-fXyIcrkkw) . Read Matt Singer’s article (https://screencrush.com/w...


Ep. 528 - Once Upon a Time In ... Hollywood (GUEST: Lindsey Romain from Nerdist)
David, Devindra, Jeff are joined by Lindsey Romain to debate Once Upon a Time... in Hollywood, the ninth and penultimate film by Quentin Tarantino. Stay after the feature review to hear everyone's ranking of the director’s illustrious filmography. Read Lindsey’s Nerdist article about the boat scene in here (https://nerdist.com/article/once-upon-a-time-in-hollywood-boat-scene-cliff/?utm_campaign=coschedule&utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=nerdist&utm_content=Let's%20Talk%20About%20That%20Boat%20Scene%20in%20ON...

Ep. 527 - The Lion King
David, Devindra, and Jeff discuss exciting news out of San Diego Comic-Con, covering everything from Tom Cruise in Top Gun 2, Natalie Portman as Thor, and Patrick Stewart returning as Captain Picard. For the feature review, the cast collectively ask the existential question "what's the reason of being for this new Lion King movie?" Read about why even furries think the Cats trailer looks unattractive here (https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/ryanhatesthis/do-furries-like-the-cats-trailer) . and read abou...

Ep. 526 - Midsommar (GUEST: Valerie Complex)
Devindra witnesses Face/Off live on stage while David discusses the HBO documentary I Love You, Now Die. For the feature review, the cast is joined by Valerie Complex to review Midsommar, the latest film by director Ari Aster. Tune in to hear how sun-soaked imageries can manage to be completely terrifying.  Read Valerie’s writing on overused queer movie troupes (https://www.slashfilm.com/queer-movie-tropes/) and on harmful LGBTQ representations in film (https://www.pride.com/movies/2019/7/10/5-really-bad-l...


Ep. 525 - Spider-Man: Far From Home (GUEST: Dan Gvozden from The Amazing Spider-Talk)
David, Devindra, and Jeff are joined by Dan Gvozden, co-host of the Amazing Spider-Talk: A Spider-Man Podcast (https://superiorspidertalk.com/category/podcasts/amazing-spider-talk-podcasts/) , to discuss Spider-man: Far From Home. In a post-Endgame world, does the last film in the phase III of the MCU fill a void in the super-hero genre?  Watch the Youtube video “The Problem Solving of Filmmaking” (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mzNS4U_aE28) by David Sandberg, director of Shazam! Read Dan Gvozden’s “Defi...

Ep. 524 -Yesterday
David, Devindra, and Jeff review the film Yesterday, a love letter to The Beatles. Is it worth running out to see Yesterday today, or could it wait ’til tomorrow? Also tune in to find out why the Netflix show Awake: The Million Dollar Game is the ultimate embodiment of late stage capitalism.  Check out Jeff Cannata’s D&D show Dungeon Run (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC3BYmMS1F4rNWsAkCaEVhoQ) . Listen to David’s other podcast Write Along (https://writealongpodcast.com/) with writer C. Robert Cargill Dev...

Ep. 523 - Toy Story 4 (GUEST: Kristy Puchko from Pajiba.com)
David, Devindra, Jeff welcome back a Kristy Puchko cameo on the podcast. Devindra strongly urges people to watch Neon Genesis Evangelion on Netflix. For the feature review, the cast ask the important question: is the forth installment in the Toy Story franchise a soulless cash grab or a beautiful continuation of the beloved tale? Find more of Kristy’s work at decadentcriminals.com (http://www.decadentcriminals.com/) . Read Kristy’s take on a Twitter war over a craft project here (http://www.pajiba.com/film...


Ep. 522 - Men in Black: International (GUEST: Lindsey Romain from Nerdist)
Devindra explains the difference between Hotel Mumbai and The Wedding Guest. Jeff praises Fleabag season 2 as a work of genius. The cast plus Lindsey Romain, staff writer at Nerdist (https://nerdist.com/) , review Men In Black: International.  Check out Jeff Cannata’s new D&D show Dungeon Run (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC3BYmMS1F4rNWsAkCaEVhoQ) . Listen to David’s other podcast Write Along (https://writealongpodcast.com/) with writer C. Robert Cargill Devindra's new podcast Know More Tech (https://kn...

Ep. 521 - Black Mirror: Season 5
David regrets tricking Devindra into watching Dark Phoenix; Jeff shudders at the premise of The Act. The cast examine their reflections in Black Mirror. Is the battery draining too fast on the latest season of the sci-fi series? Watch David's video essay on the Asian American references (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vap_90CmsYs) in Netflix's rom-com Always Be My Maybe. Check out Jeff Cannata’s new D&D show Dungeon Run (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC3BYmMS1F4rNWsAkCaEVhoQ) . Listen to David’s other ...

Ep. 520 - Godzilla: King of the Monsters
Devindra returns and tackles a review of Godzilla: King of Monsters with Jeff and David. Also, the crew discusses why Chernobyl is worth the price of your HBO subscription and how The Wedding Guest is a great display of Dev Patel's skills. Check out Jeff Cannata’s new D&D show Dungeon Run (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC3BYmMS1F4rNWsAkCaEVhoQ) . Listen to David’s other podcast Write Along (https://writealongpodcast.com/) with writer C. Robert Cargill Devindra's new podcast Know More Tech (https://knowmo...


Ep. 519 - Aladdin (GUEST: Aisha Harris from The New York Times)
When Devindra is away, David and Jeff come out to watch the latest Disney live-action Aladdin. Together with Aisha Harris from the New York Times, the cast find out whether the remake live up to the original 1992 version.  Read Aisha Harris’s article in the New York Times on why the reiteration doesn’t make Disney more progressive (https://www.nytimes.com/2019/05/27/movies/aladdin-disney-diversity.html?rref=collection/byline/aisha-harris&action=click&contentCollection=undefined®ion=stream&module=stream_uni...

Ep. 518 - John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum
David, Devindra, and Jeff open up some Detective Pikachu mails, then kick some butt with the third installment of the John Wick franchise. Check out Jeff Cannata’s new show Dungeon Run (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC3BYmMS1F4rNWsAkCaEVhoQ) . Listen to David’s other podcast Write Along (https://writealongpodcast.com/) with writer C. Robert Cargill Devindra's new podcast Know More Tech (https://knowmoretech.net/author/tenken/) , answering your question on the latest gadgets. Subscribe to David's Youtube ...

Ep. 517 - Pokémon Detective Pikachu
David, Devindra, and Jeff binge some new Netflix content including Knock Down the House, Dead to Me, and I Think You Should Leave. For the feature review, the cast find out whether Detective Pikachu is "super effective." Listen to David’s other podcast Write Along (https://writealongpodcast.com/) with writer C. Robert Cargill Devindra's new podcast Know More Tech (https://knowmoretech.net/author/tenken/) , answering your question on the latest gadgets. Subscribe to David's Youtube channel at Davechensky (h...


Bonus Ep. - Avengers: Endgame and the Women of the MCU  (GUEST: Inkoo Kang from Slate)
While many critics have showered Avengers: Endgame with praise, some are pointing out the problematic treatment of women in the Marvel Cinematic Universe as a whole. In this bonus episode, David sits down with Inkoo Kang, staff writer at Slate, and Hoai-Tran Bui, writer at Slashfilm, to talk about the female characters of the MCU.  Read Inkoo Kang (https://twitter.com/inkookang?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5Eauthor) ’s analysis on why the feminist moments of Endgame seem patronizing here (...

Ep. 516 - Avengers: Endgame Mailbag and Further Analysis (Feat. /Film Daily and Brian Roan from The Film Stage)
It's a post-Endgame extravaganza! David, Devindra, and Peter open up the mailbag since their feature review of the film, followed by a Slashfilm Daily segment on where each Marvel characters stand at the moment. Last but not least, David chats with Brian Roan, writer and host at The Film Stage, (https://twitter.com/TheFilmStage) about why Avengers: Endgame might be morally apprehensive. On Slashfilm.com, read about all the shots manipulated in the trailers and cut from the movie (https://www.slashfilm.com/...

Ep. 515 - Avengers: Endgame (GUEST: Patrick Willems)
After twelve years, 21 movies, and a single consequential snap, we are finally in the endgame! David, Devindra, and Jeff are joined by Patrick H. Willems (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCF1fG3gT44nGTPU2sVLoFWg) , host of the Infinity Podcast, (https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-infinity-podcast/id1438989347) to review Avengers: Endgame and reflect on the past, present, and future of Marvel Cinematic Universe. Watch Patrick Willems's three-part video essay on the limitations of Marvel Cinematic Uni...


Ep. 514 - The 2019 Summer Movie Wager
’Tis the season to count down the top 10 films of summer 2019! David, Devindra, Jeff, and Peter round up to predict the domestic box office totals. Everyone chooses their 1-10 ranked films: - Getting number 1 or number 10 dead-on gets you 13 points (each). - 10 points for numbers 2-9 dead-on - 7 points if your pick was only one spot away from where it ended up - 5 points if it was two spots away - 3 points if your pick is anywhere in the Top 10 - 1 point for each dark horse that makes it into the Top ...

Ep. 513 - Pet Sematary (GUEST: Ariel Fisher)
David and Devindra are joined by Ariel Fisher (https://twitter.com/Afis8?lang=en) , co-host of the podcast A Frame Apart (https://twitter.com/AFrameApartCast) , to watch Pet Sematary. Does this most recent resurrection of Stephen King's novel live up to the horror of the original film? Read Ariel’s article on why the throne room fight in The Last Jedi is actually about online dating (https://birthmoviesdeath.com/2018/12/18/obviously-the-throne-room-fight-in-the-last-jedi-is-actually-about-online-d) , and N...

Ep. 512 - Shazam! (GUEST: Griffin Newman from The Tick)
Devindra and Jeff are joined by actor Griffin Newman, known for his role as Arthur Everest in the Amazon Original series The Tick and for co-hosting the Blank Check podcast, (https://soundcloud.com/griffin-and-david-present) to say the name Shazam!  Listen to David’s other podcast Write Along (https://writealongpodcast.com/) with writer C. Robert Cargill and Devindra's new podcast Know More Tech (https://knowmoretech.net/author/tenken/) , answering your question on the latest gadgets. Subscribe to David's ...


Ep. 511 - The Matrix 20th Anniversary Retrospective (GUEST: David Sims from The Atlantic)
It’s been two decades since audiences chose the red pill and entered the science-fiction world of The Matrix. The cast is joined by David Sims, film critic for the Atlantic and co-host of Blank Check podcas (https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/id981330533) t, to chase the white rabbit and discuss The Matrix’s lasting impact on film culture today. Read David Sim’s writing in The Atlantic on why a movie like The Matrix might never be made again ( https://www.theatlantic.com/entertainment/archive/2019/03/the-...

Ep. 510 - Us
David and Jeff investigate HBO's documentary Inventors: Out for Blood in Silicon Valley. For their feature review, the cast discuss the highly-anticipated film Us, Jordan Peele's follow-up to Get Out. In the After Dark, Peter Sciretta joins to ask the super important question: when should this year's Summer Movie Wager begin? Cast your vote on Twitter here. (https://twitter.com/slashfilmcast/status/1110375483185614848) Read about Us's themes, twists, and ending on slashfilm.com. (https://www.slashfilm.com/...

Ep. 509 - Triple Frontier
David enjoys the provocative dance-horror film Climax while Jeff reflects on parenthood through the Netflix show Working Moms. For their feature review, the trio tackles Triple Frontier, the star-studded Netflix original film directed by J.C. Chandor.  Listen to David’s other podcast Write Along (https://writealongpodcast.com/) with writer C. Robert Cargill Devindra's new podcast Know More Tech (https://knowmoretech.net/author/tenken/) , answering your question on the latest gadgets. Subscribe to David's Y...


Ep. 508 - Captain Marvel (GUEST: Joanna Robinson from Vanity Fair)
David and Jeff are joined by Joanna Robinson, senior writer at Vanity Fair and co-host of A Cast of Kings (https://www.slashfilm.com/category/features/slashfilmcast/a-cast-of-kings/) , to talk about the much anticipated next entry in the Marvel franchise: Captain Marvel. Sandwiched between Infinity War and Endgame, does the first female superhero in the EMU live up to the hype? Stay after the feature review to hear how David installed his new OLED TV. Read Joanna's writing in Vanity Fair on everything you ...

Ep. 507 - Shoplifters
David and Devindra launch to the Moon in Apollo 11 while Jeff climbs Yosemite's El Capitan in Free Solo. The cast is then joined by Hoai-Tran Bui of Slashfilm.com to talk about the Japanese film Shoplifters, winner of the Palme d'Or at 2018 Cannes Film Festival.  Listen to David’s other podcast Write Along (https://writealongpodcast.com/) with writer C. Robert Cargill Devindra's new podcast Know More Tech (https://knowmoretech.net/author/tenken/) , answering your question on the latest gadgets. Subscribe t...

Ep. 506 - How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World (GUEST: Tasha Robinson from The Verge)
David, Devindra, and Jeff are joined by Tasha Robinson, film and TV editor for the Verge and co-host of The Next Picture Show podcast (https://www.filmspotting.net/nextpictureshow) , to dish on the good, the bad, and the green at the 2019 Oscars. The cast discuss the Netflix film High Flying Bird and then move on to an in-depth review of the third installment in the How to Train Your Dragon franchise. Read LA Times film critic Justin Chang's take on how Green Book is one of the worst Oscar wins (https://ww...


Ep. 505 - Alita: Battle Angel (GUEST: Max Evry from ComingSoon.net)
David, Devindra, and Jeff devote an entire episode to Alita: Battle Angel, the new film directed by Robert Rodriguez and co-written by James Cameron, based on Yukito Kishiro's manga series Gunnm. The cast is joined by Max Evry, Senior Editor at ComingSoon.net to ask the question: was it worth the wait?  Listen to David’s other podcast Write Along (https://writealongpodcast.com/) with writer C. Robert Cargill Devindra's new podcast Know More Tech (https://knowmoretech.net/author/tenken/) , answering your qu...

Ep. 504 - The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part and Russian Doll
David, Devindra, and Jeff watch the Second Part of The Lego Movie. Find out from Jeff's limerick whether this sequel still sparked joy. Stay tuned for the After Dark as the cast gets to the core of the Netflix series Russian Doll. Listen to David’s other podcast Write Along (https://writealongpodcast.com/) with writer C. Robert Cargill Devindra's new podcast Know More Tech (https://knowmoretech.net/author/tenken/) , answering your question on the latest gadgets. Subscribe to David's Youtube channel at Dave...

503: Ep. 503 - Velvet Buzzsaw and Burning (GUESTS: April Wolfe and Dan Gvozden)
David, Devindra, Jeff return to adjudicate a movie-related dilemma. The cast are joined by April Wolfe (https://twitter.com/AWolfeful) , host of the podcast Switchblade Sisters, (https://maximumfun.org/switchblade-sisters/switchblade-sisters-episode-65-wiz-how-get-away-murder-director-demane-davis) to discuss whether Velvet Buzzsaw paints a good picture. Dan Gvozden (https://twitter.com/dangvozden) , host of the Amazing Spider-Talk (https://superiorspidertalk.com/) podcast, chimes in for an after dark on th...


502: Ep. 502 - The Kid Who Would Be King and Serenity
David, Devindra, Jeff are joined by Hoai-Tran Bui, staff writer at Slashfilm.com, to review The Kid Who Would Be King, the newest film by writer and director Joe Cornish. The cast sans Devindra moves on to Serenity, the latest film by Steven Knight. Read about why Serenity is the wackiest film this year on Slashfilm.com (https://www.slashfilm.com/serenity-ending-twist/) and watch David's video essay on the film on Youtube (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sdTNdW2F4jo&) , spoiler alert! Listen to David’s oth...

Ep. 502 - The Kid Who Would Be King and Serenity
David, Devindra, Jeff are joined by Hoai-Tran Bui, staff writer at Slashfilm.com, to review The Kid Who Would Be King, the newest film by writer and director Joe Cornish. The cast sans Devindra moves on to Serenity, the latest film by Steven Knight. Read about why Serenity is the wackiest film this year on Slashfilm.com and watch David's video essay on the film on Youtube, spoiler alert! Listen to David’s other podcast Write Along with writer C. Robert Cargill and Devindra's new podcast Know More Tech, answ...

Ep. 501 - Glass
The cast returns for Glass, the much anticipated M. Night Shyamalan movie. Stay for the after dark on not one but two documentaries about the disastrous FYRE festival. Check out Dave's video review of the Fyre Fraud and Fyre (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yo4yOELNjKk&feature=youtu.be) on Youtube, the skit Jeff mentioned of Waiters who are Nauseated by Food (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y3K7Qc6vW5Q) on the Dana Carvey Show, and the GoFundMe (https://www.gofundme.com/exuma-point-fyre-fest-debt) page of ...


Ep. 500 - The /Filmcast's 500th Episode Extravaganza
For the 500th episode of the /Filmcast, David, Devindra, Jeff, and Peter listen to some moving voicemails, answer questions about podcasting, recall their favorite moments, and give their top five films since the show's inception. Thank you for tuning in... Click to listen to the full episodes of David's most memorable conversation (https://www.slashfilm.com/filmcast-ep-109-inception-guest-armond-white-from-new-york-press/) , Devindra's favorite guest appearance (https://www.slashfilm.com/filmcast-ep-9-th...

Bonus Ep. - Black Mirror: Bandersnatch and Bird Box
David, Devindra, and Jeff discuss the recent Netflix hits Black Mirror: Bandersnatch and Bird Box. We're looking for your voicemails for our 500th episode! Send them to us at slashfilmcast(AT)gmail(DOT)com, with subject line "Voicemail" and let us know your name and where you are from. Send us either 1) a question for the show, or 2) reflections/memories of the show. Listen to David’s (http://www.davechen.net) other podcast Write Along (https://writealongpodcast.com/) with writer C. Robert Cargill and Dev...

Ep. 499 - The Top 10 Films of 2018
It's that time of the year again where the cast unveil their top movies of the year. This round, David, Devindra, and Jeff don't know what's on each others' lists. Tune in to see what's in the box. Read about the top five box office lessons (https://www.slashfilm.com/5-box-office-lessons-of-2018/) in 2018 by David Chen and the power art in Spider-man: Into the Spider-Verse (https://www.slashfilm.com/spider-man-into-the-spider-verse-analysis/) by Siddhant Adlakha on Slashfilm.com Listen to David’s other po...


Ep. 498 - Aquaman
David, Devindra, and Jeff discuss James Wan's Aquaman and rank the DCEU films thus far. Check out Hoai-Tran Bui's review of Aquaman (https://www.slashfilm.com/aquaman-review/) , Matt Zoller Seitz's review of Aquaman (https://www.rogerebert.com/reviews/aquaman-2018) , and Nate Jones spoiler-y write-up of what Julie Andrews does in this film. (https://www.vulture.com/2018/12/julie-andrews-aquaman-mary-poppins.html) Listen to David (http://www.davechen.net) ’s other podcast Write Along (https://writealongpod...

Ep. 497 - Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (GUEST: Dan Gvozden, host of the Amazing Spider-Talk podcast)
The cast plus Dan Gvozden, a certified Spider-Man aficionado, dive into the amazing Spider-Verse and rank their favorite reincarnations of the character. Also tune in to find out how a trailer about a dog made David re-evaluate his life choices. Check out the interview with Alfonso Cuarón on the cinematography of Roma (https://www.indiewire.com/2018/12/roma-emmanuel-lubezki-alfonso-cuaron-cinematography-1202028167/) , the critique on the racial politics (https://www.vulture.com/2018/11/green-book-flopped-b...

Ep. 496 - Roma and The Favourite (GUEST: Britt Hayes)
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 Lanthimos. Check out Britt Hayes' piece on the fact and fiction of The Favourite. (https://www.slashfilm.com/the-favourite-true-story/) Check out David’s other podcast Write Along (https://writealongpodcast.com/) with writer C. Robert Cargill and Devindra's new p...


Ep. 495 - Creed II (GUEST: Joseph Kahn, director of Bodied)
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 (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oUry7CpMpCE) , joins in for a spirited debate and review of Creed II, the latest film in the Rocky franchise.  Check out Devindra's new podcast Know More Tech (https://knowmoretech.net/author/tenken/) , answering your question on the latest gadgets, and David's v...

Bonus Ep. - The Ballad of Buster Scruggs
David and Jeff discuss the Coen Brothers' latest, "The Ballad of Buster Scruggs," now streaming on Netflix.  Be sure to check out David (http://www.davechen.net) ’s new podcast, Write Along (https://writealongpodcast.com/2018/11/01/ep-1-pilot/) . 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 (https://twitter.com/slashfilmcast) or like us on Facebook. (https://facebook.com/slashfilmcast) Our music sometimes comes from ...

Ep. 494 - Widows (GUEST: Aisha Harris from The New York Times)
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. Follow Aisha on Twitter (http://www.twitter.com/craftingmystyle) . Be sure to check out David (http://www.davechen.net) ’s new podcast, Write Along (https://writealongpodcast.com/2018/11/01/ep-1-pilot/) . You can always e-mail us at slashfilmcast(AT)gmail(DOT)...


Ep. 493 - Overlord
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 impression on SNL (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4YEmeXsknE4) ... tune in to decide who wins the "Barbar-off." Be sure to check out David (http://www.davechen.net) ’s new podcast, Write Along (https://writealongpodcast.com/2018/11/01/ep-1-pilot/) . You can ...

Ep. 492 - Suspiria (GUEST: Britt Hayes and Lindsey Romain)
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 of Dario Argento’s 1977 Italian horror. Stay tuned for the after dark on AMC Stubs A-List's recent price hike. Read Britt Hayes's writing on the theme of inherited trauma in this year's horror (http://screencrush.com/horror-trend-2018-inherited-trauma/) fi...

Ep. 491 - Private Life and The Old Man & the Gun
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 David Lowery (https://ew.com/movies/2018/10/12/david-lowery-old-man-and-the-gun-peter-pan-interview/) , Mike Ryan's review of The Old Man & the Gun (https://uproxx.com/movies/the-old-man-and-the-gun-review-robert-redford-tiff/) , and S. I. Rosenbaum's in...


Ep. 490 - Halloween
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! (https://wehearthartnett.libsyn.com/) 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 (https://twitter.com/slashfilmcast) or like us on Facebook. (https://facebook.com/slashfilmcast) Shownotes (all ti...

Ep. 489 - First Man and Bad Times at the El Royale (GUEST: Lindsey Romain)
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. (https://wehearthartnett.libsyn.com/) 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 (https://twitter.com/slashfilmcast) or like us on Facebook. (https://facebook.com/slashfilmcast) Shownotes (all timestamps are approximate only) Featured Reviews First Man (~02:00) - Spoilers (~18:30) B...

Ep. 488 - Venom and A Star Is Born (GUEST: Angie Han from Mashable)
Jeff, Devindra, Angie and Peter do a double review of Venom and A Star Is Born. (https://wehearthartnett.libsyn.com/) 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 (https://twitter.com/slashfilmcast) or like us on Facebook. (https://facebook.com/slashfilmcast) Shownotes (all timestamps are approximate only) Featured Reviews Venom (~04:00) - Spoilers (~26:00) A Star Is Born (~42:00) - Spoilers (~1:07:00) Credits: ...


Ep. 487 - Minding the Gap
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 expect her in the future as an occasional guest. Follow her work at Decadent Criminals (http://www.decadentcriminals.com) and follow her on Twitter (http://twitter.com/kristypuchko) . Thanks Kristy! (https://wehearthartnett.libsyn.com/) You can always e-m...

Ep. 486 - Mandy
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. (https://wehearthartnett.libsyn.com/) 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 (https://twitter.com/slashfilmcast) or like us on Facebook. (https://facebook.com/slashfilmcast) Shownotes (all timestamps are approximate only) What We've Been Watching (~17 m...

Ep. 485 - The Predator and Ozark: Season 2
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. (https://wehearthartnett.libsyn.com/) 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 (https://twitter.com/slashfilmcast) or like us on Facebook. (https://facebook.com/slashfilmcast) Shownotes (all timestamps are approximate only) What We've Been Watching (~...


The 2018 Summer Movie Wager Results
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 War 2. Incredibles 2 3. Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom 4. Deadpool 2 5. Ant-Man and the Wasp 6. Solo: A Star Wars Story 7. Mission: Impossible - FAllout 8. Hotel Transylvania 3 9. Ocean's 8 10. The Meg Last April, everyone chose their 1-10 ranked films according to these rules: - Getti...

Ep. 483 - Searching
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 (https://www.theringer.com/2018/8/31/17805124/aneesh-chaganty-on-leaving-google-to-make-searching) , as well as Ben Pearson's interview. (https://www.slashfilm.com/daily-podcast-searching-co-writer-director-aneesh-chaganty-interview/) (https://wehearthartnett.libsyn.com/) You can always e-mail us at ...

Ep. 482 - The Happytime Murders
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. (http://www.pajiba.com/film_reviews/review-the-happytime-murders-is-a-muppet-murder-mystery-without-fun-or-reason.php) (https://wehearthartnett.libsyn.com/) You can always e-mail us at slashfilmcast(AT)gmail(DOT)com, or call and leave a voicemail at 781-583-1993. Al...


Ep. 481 - Crazy Rich Asians and HBO's Succession
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 (https://www.slashfilm.com/crazy-rich-asians-asian-american-identity/) , and why it's good that the film doesn't try to break stereotypes (https://www.slashfilm.com/crazy-rich-asians-stereotypes/) . Also, check out Jason Concepcion's piece on the anti-capitalist m...

Ep. 480 - The Meg and BlackkKlansman
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 (https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/features/crazy-rich-asians-story-behind-rom-com-1130965) , the #GoldOpen movement, (https://www.cnn.com/2018/08/06/entertainment/crazy-rich-asians-movement/index.html) and how BlackkKlansman got revenge on Birth of a Nation. (http:...

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Ep. 479 - Blindspotting and Christopher Robin
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. (https://wehearthartnett.libsyn.com/) 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 (https://twitter.com/slashfilmcast) or like us on Facebook. (https://facebook.com/slashfilmcast) S...


Ep. 478 - Mission: Impossible - Fallout (GUEST: Patrick Willems)
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 (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZInpREMzPOY) and who is Ethan Hunt, really. (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mje6E0g7x-w) Also check out Patrick's podcast about Josh Hartnett, We Heart Hartnett. (https://wehearthartnett.libsyn.com/) You can always e-mail us at slashfilmcast(AT)gmail(DOT)com, or call and leave a voicemail at 781-583-19...

Ep. 477 - Sorry to Bother You
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 at slashfilmcast(AT)gmail(DOT)com, or call and leave a voicemail at 781-583-1993. Also, follow us on Twitter (https://twitter.com/slashfilmcast) or like us on Facebook. (https://facebook.com/slashfilmcast) Shownotes What We've Been Watching David - An...

Ep. 476 - Skyscraper
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 (https://www.vox.com/culture/2018/7/13/17568448/sacha-baron-cohen-roy-moore-sarah-palin-who-is-america-fake-news) , Jen Chaney's review of Who Is America (http://www.vulture.com/2018/07/who-is-america-showtime-review.html) , Kristen Lopez's piece on disability in Skyscraper (https://www.slashfil...


Ep. 475 - Ant-Man and the Wasp
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, follow us on Twitter (https://twitter.com/slashfilmcast) or like us on Facebook. (https://facebook.com/slashfilmcast) Shownotes What We've Been Watching David - Tag, Sicario: Day of the Soldado, The First Purge Kristy - Leave No Trace, Glow Season 2 De...

Ep. 474 - Mission: Impossible Retrospective
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 (https://www.today.com/popculture/mission-impractical-wbna12614271) , and Matt Singer's piece on why Mission: Impossible 2 is actually good(?). (http://screencrush.com/mission-impossible-2-is-good-actually/) 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 o...

Ep. 473 - Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom (GUEST: Patrick H. Willems)
David, Devindra, and Jeff are joined by YouTuber Patrick H. Willems (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCF1fG3gT44nGTPU2sVLoFWg) to discuss the latest entry in the Jurassic Park franchise. Check out Patrick's essay on why Jurassic Park sequels don't work (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c4Y9iXjK_uU) . 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 (https://twitter.com/slashfilmcast) or like us on Facebook. (https://faceboo...


Ep. 472 - The Incredibles 2 (GUEST: Matt Singer from ScreenCrush)
David, Devindra, and Jeff are joined by Matt Singer (http://twitter.com/mattsinger) from ScreenCrush to dive into The Incredibles 2. Be sure to check out Matt's review of The Incredibles 2 (http://screencrush.com/incredibles-2-review/) , as well as Screencrush's video essay on why the Incredibles were the villain of the film (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hvbm0mGpRGk) . Also: See Bob Chipman's review of The Incredibles 2. (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TwkSBGhVpzI) You can always e-mail us at slashfilm...

Ep. 471 - Hereditary
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 (https://www.nytimes.com/2018/06/12/movies/oceans-8-gender-swap.html) . 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 (https://twitter.com/slashfilmcast) or like us on Facebook. (https://facebook.com/slash...

Ep. 470 - American Animals and Solo Post-Mortem (GUEST: Alan Scherstuhl from The Village Voice)
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 (https://www.villagevoice.com/2018/05/29/in-the-infuriating-american-animals-dumb-criminals-remorse-is-their-reward/) as well as Kristy's review at Riot Material (https://www.riotmaterial.com/american-animals-doc-fiction-wild-fun-disturbing/) . Lastly, David and Jeff...


Ep. 469 - Solo: A Star Wars Story (GUEST: Patrick Willems)
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 channel (https://www.youtube.com/user/patrickhwillems) and "The Internet's Premiere Josh Hartnett Podcast" – We Heart Hartnett (https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/we-heart-hartnett/id1361785058?mt=2) . Be sure to read Chris Evangelista's review of Solo (https:/...

Ep. 468 - Deadpool 2
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 (http://www.pajiba.com/tv_reviews/evil-genius-review-the-trouble-with-getting-close-to-a-killer.php) , as well as Pajiba's breakdown of what the doc leaves out. (http://www.pajiba.com/netflix_movies_and_tv/what-evil-genius-leaves-out-about-brian-wells-involvement-in-the-pizza-bombing.php) You can always e-mail us at slashfilmcast(AT)gmai...

Ep. 467 - The Rider (GUEST: Amy Nicholson from Unspooled)
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 (https://www.rollingstone.com/movies/features/the-rider-story-behind-years-best-movie-w519031) , and listen to her new podcast with Paul Scheer. (https://www.earwolf.com/show/unspooled/) You can always e-mail us at slashfilmcast(AT)gmail(DOT)com, or call and leav...


Ep. 466 - Tully
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 (https://twitter.com/slashfilmcast) or like us on Facebook. (https://facebook.com/slashfilmcast) Shownotes: What We've Been Watching David: Arrested Development Season 4 Remix - Fateful Consequences Devindra: Manhunt, Anon, Psychokinesis, Howard's End (on Star...

Ep. 465 - Avengers: Infinity War
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 (https://twitter.com/slashfilmcast) or like us on Facebook. (https://facebook.com/slashfilmcast) Credits Editing assistance for this episode was provided by Brian Davids (http://apple.co/1Unwxgf) . Thanks to Hello Fresh for sponsoring us this week! Go to hello...

Ep. 464 - Wild, Wild Country
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, follow us on Twitter (https://twitter.com/slashfilmcast) or like us on Facebook. (https://facebook.com/slashfilmcast) Credits Our music sometimes comes from the work of Adam Warrock (http://www.adamwarrock.com/) . You can download our theme song here. (http...


The 2018 Summer Movie Wager - A Game of Box Office Predictions
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 (each). - 10 points for numbers 2-9 dead-on - 7 points if your pick was only one spot away from where it ended up - 5 points if it was two spots away - 3 points if your pick is anywhere in the Top 10 - 1 point for each dark horse that makes it into the...

Ep. 462 - A Quiet Place
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, Raw Kristy: Ghost Stories, Gravity Falls Jeff: Wrestlemania, Blockers, Sneaky Pete Featured Review: A Quiet Place 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 (https://twitter.com/slashfilmcast) or like us on Facebook. (https://facebook.com/slashfilmcast)...

Ep. 461 - Ready Player One
David, Devindra, Jeff, and Kristy discuss director Steven Spielberg's latest blockbuster entry, "Ready Player One." What We've Been Watching: David: American Assassin Kristy: Unfriended: Dark Web, Won't You Be My Neighbor? Featured Review: Ready Player One 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 (https://twitter.com/slashfilmcast) or like us on Facebook. (https://facebook.com/slashfilmcast) Credits Our musi...


Ep. 460 - Pacific Rim Uprising
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 latest What We've Been Watching: Jeff: Tomb Raider Kristy: Unsane, Isle of Dogs Featured review: Pacific Rim Uprising 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 (https://twitter.com/slashfilmcast) or like us on Facebook. (https://face...

Ep. 459 - The Death of Stalin (Live Post-Wedding Spectacular)
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 Seattle and review David's wedding. Also, David's friend Matt Weber joins the podcast to discuss The Death of Stalin. Check out Matt's interview with Elmo here (https://soundcloud.com/harvardedcast/talking-with-elmo) . Shownotes: Devindra: Patriot Peter: Snea...

Ep. 458 - A Wrinkle in Time (GUEST: Angie Han from Mashable)
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. (https://mashable.com/2018/03/07/a-wrinkle-in-time-movie-review/) What We've Been Watching: Jeff: Faces Places, Sneaky Pete Devindra: Sailor Moon M Featured review: A Wrinkle in Time You can always e-mail us at slashfilmcast(AT)gmail(DOT)com, or call and l...


Ep. 457 - Red Sparrow
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 (http://www.pajiba.com/netflix_movies_and_tv/spoilers-the-end-of-netflixs-the-push-is-worse-than-youd-imagine-.php) . What We've Been Watching: David: Game Night, Derren Brown's The Push Devindra: Ugly Delicious, The Ritual Jeff: The Looming Tower Eps 1 and 2 Kristy: Rev...

Ep. 456 - Annihilation
David, Devindra, Jeff, and Kristy discuss Alex Garland's latest film, Annihilation. Check out Indiewire's piece on Netflix streaming (http://www.indiewire.com/2018/02/annihilation-netflix-paramount-deal-streaming-1201932550/) and Chris Evangelista's deep-dive into Annihilation. (http://www.slashfilm.com/annihilation-spoiler-review/) To enter our Coco contest, email [email protected] with the words "Coco Contest" in the subject line and share your favorite musical moment in films. Include your address ...

Bonus Ep. - Is Black Panther an Evil Film? (GUEST: Leslie Lee III from Struggle Session)
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 (https://www.patreon.com/strugglesession) and find his original tweetstorm here (https://twitter.com/leslieleeiii/status/964697251372257281) . Also, listen to the /Filmcast's original review of Black Panther here. (http://www.slashfilm.com/filmcast-ep-455-black-panther-guest-candice-frederick/) Learn more about your ad choices. V...


Ep. 455 - Black Panther (GUEST: Candice Frederick)
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 McHale Show. Be sure to read up on Black Panther and the Invention of Africa, (https://www.newyorker.com/news/daily-comment/black-panther-and-the-invention-of-africa) Scott Mendelson's box office assessment of Black Panther (https://www.forbes.com/sites/scottmen...

Ep. 454 - The Villainess (Summer Movie Wager Follow-Up)
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, but everyone agrees that it's no Gods of Egypt. Be sure to read up on new Star Wars (http://www.slashfilm.com/new-star-wars-movies-game-of-thrones-creators/) , the coming info apocalypse (https://www.buzzfeed.com/charliewarzel/the-terrifying-future-of-fake-...

Ep. 453 - The Cloverfield Paradox and Call Me By Your Name
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, Have a Nice Day, Altered Carbon   Kristy: Peter Rabbit, Winchester Jeff: The Cloverfield Paradox, Black PantherFeatured reviews: The Cloverfield Paradox (36:19) Call Me By Your Name (1:04:24) SPOILERS (1:26:30) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit...


Ep. 452 - Phantom Thread
This week on the /Filmcast, David, Devindra, and Jeff welcome Kristy Puchko (https://twitter.com/KristyPuchko) 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 new specials. Be sure to read Vulture's piece on whether we should take Chappelle seriously (http://www.vulture.com/2018/01/dave-chappelle-how-seriously-does-he-want-to-be-taken.html) , and if you missed it, check out our i...

Ep. 451 - An Evening with Rian Johnson, Director of Star Wars: The Last Jedi
This week, David (http://www.davechen.net) , Devindra (http://twitter.com/devindra) , and Jeff (http://twitter.com/jeffcannata) are joined by director Rian Johnson (http://www.twitter.com/rianjohnson) to discuss making Star Wars: The Last Jedi. Rian describes his initial pitch for the film (http://www.slashfilm.com/rian-johnson-pitch/) , getting the offer to direct, the backlash to the film (http://www.slashfilm.com/rian-johnson-last-jedi-backlash/) , and conceiving and executing the Holdo maneuver. (http:/...

Ep. 450 – Black Mirror: Season 4 (GUEST: Kristy Puchko from Pajiba)
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 Black Museum, as well as how every episode is connected. 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! Credits Our music sometimes comes from the work of Adam Warrock. Y...


The /Filmcast: Bonus Ep. – The Last Jedi Post-post-mortem
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 at 781-583-1993. Also, like us on Facebook! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://megaphone.fm/adchoices For information regarding your data privacy, visit https://www.acast.com/privacy...

Ep. 449 – I, Tonya
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 at 781-583-1993. Also, like us on Facebook! SHOWNOTES Top 10 post-mortem Golden Globes Featured review: (40:00) I, Tonya Spoilers (1:05:40) Credits Our music sometimes comes from the work of Adam Warrock. You can download our theme song here. Our Slashfilm...

Ep. 448 – The Top 10 Films of 2017
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 Weinstein. 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! Jeff’s Top 10 Three Billboards Outiside Ebbing Missouri The Last Jedi I Don’t Feel at Home In This World Anymore Phan...


Ep. 447 – The Post
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 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 TLJ thoughts Terminator 2 4K UHD Rental windows What We’ve Been Watching (32:45) Jeff: I, Tonya, Downsizing, Moll...

Bonus Ep. – Star Wars: The Last Jedi Post-mortem
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 out Jacob’s discussion of the film’s themes, an explanation of why Holdo’s move is kind of a big deal, and Lindsey’s article about Rey’s Jedi books. You can always e-mail us at slashfilmcast(AT)gmail(DOT)com, or call and leave a voicemail at 781-583-1993....

Ep. 446 – The Last Jedi
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 slashfilmcast(AT)gmail(DOT)com, or call and leave a voicemail at 781-583-1993. Also, like us on Facebook! SHOWNOTES Intro Featured review: (5:45) The Last Jedi SPOILERS (35:00) Credits Our music sometimes comes from the work of Adam Warrock. You can download our theme s...


Ep. 445 – The Shape of Water (GUEST: Kristy Puchko from Riot Material)
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 leave a voicemail at 781-583-1993. Also, like us on Facebook! SHOWNOTES Intro What We’ve Been Watching (03:30) Krist : Voyeur Jeff: Toast of London Devindra: Mosaic , Godless Featured review: (33:25) The Shape of Water SPOILERS (55:26) Credits Our s...

Ep. 444 – Lady Bird (GUEST: Kristy Puchko from Riot Material)
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 at slashfilmcast(AT)gmail(DOT)com, or call and leave a voicemail at 781-583-1993. Also, like us on Facebook! SHOWNOTES Intro What We’ve Been Watching (01:38) Kristy: Rift, Bad Genius Jeff: Jim & Andy the Great Beyond Devindra: The Disaster Artist, Ma...

Ep. 443 – Coco (GUEST: Vanessa Erazo from Remezcla)
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 slashfilmcast(AT)gmail(DOT)com, or call and leave a voicemail at 781-583-1993. Also, like us on Facebook! SHOWNOTES Intro What We’ve Been Watching (00:50) Devindra: Lady Bird, Darkest Hour, She’s Gotta Have It /Film Court (16:55) Featured review: (28:17) Coco SPOILERS (1:03...


Ep. 442 – Justice League
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 and leave a voicemail at 781-583-1993. Also, like us on Facebook! SHOWNOTES Intro What We’ve Been Watching (01:45) Devindra: Mudbound, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing Missouri Jeff: The Shape of Water Karen: The Punisher Film news (23:30) Men are ...

The /Filmcast: Bonus Ep. – Pre-Thanksgiving Things We’ve Been Watching
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 Worst Nathan For You Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://megaphone.fm/adchoices For information regarding your data privacy, visit https://www.acast.com/privacy...

Ep. 441 – Thor: Ragnarok
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 us at slashfilmcast(AT)gmail(DOT)com, or call and leave a voicemail at 781-583-1993. Also, like us on Facebook! SHOWNOTES Intro What We’ve Been Watching (01:25) Devindra: Last Flag Flying Brad: Stranger Things 2 Film news (23:50) Disney relents from ...


Ep. 440 – Brawl in Cell Block 99
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 slashfilmcast(AT)gmail(DOT)com, or call and leave a voicemail at 781-583-1993. Also, like us on Facebook! SHOWNOTES Intro What We’ve Been Watching (01:10) Devindra: Stranger Things 2, The Killing of a Sacred Deer Jeff: World Series /Filmcourt (12:12) Film news (23:50) Ke...

Ep. 439 – The Florida Project (GUEST: Kristy Puchko from Riot Material)
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 slashfilmcast(AT)gmail(DOT)com, or call and leave a voicemail at 781-583-1993. Also, like us on Facebook! SHOWNOTES Intro What We’ve Been Watching (01:23) Devindra: Mindhunter (Completed), My Hero Academia Jeff: Patton Oswalt’s Annihilation, Better Th...

Ep. 438 – Happy Death Day (GUEST: Stephen Tobolowsky)
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 slashfilmcast(AT)gmail(DOT)com, or call and leave a voicemail at 781-583-1993. Also, like us on Facebook! SHOWNOTES Intro What We’ve Been Watching (10:00) David: The Confession Tapes, Mr. Roosevelt Devindra: Mindhunter Jeff: The Meyerowitz Stories Slashfilmcourt (36...


Ep. 437 – Blade Runner 2049 (GUEST: C. Robert Cargill, Author of Sea of Rust)
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 781-583-1993. Also, like us on Facebook! SHOWNOTES Intro A Ghost Story Contest Winners A note about Andy Signore and Harvey Weinstein Featured review: (17:00) Blade Runner SPOILERS (56:15) Credits Our sponsors this week is Bombfell. Visit bombfell.com...

Ep. 436 – American Made (GUEST: Lindsey Romain)
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” sketch on SNL. 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 What We’ve Been Watching David: Battle of the Sexes Devindra: Gerald’s Game, Neo Yokio, Top of the...

Ep. 435 – Kingsman: The Golden Circle (GUEST: Joanna Robinson from Vanity Fair)
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.  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 What We’ve Been Watching David: Jerry Before Seinfeld Devindra: Star Trek Discovery, Good Place S2, Toast of...


Ep. 434 – mother! (GUEST: Andy Signore from Screen Junkies)
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 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 What We’ve Been Watching Devindra: Ingrid Goes West Top of the Lake S2, American Vandal Film News: Halloween is back Em...

Ep. 433 – It
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. 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 What We’ve Been Watching David: Hamilton Devindra: T2 3D, Brotherhood of the Wolf, Insecure Jeff: The Orvil...

The 2017 Summer Movie Wager Results
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 code Filmcast10 to get 10% off your order of $2500 or less. Visit hellofresh.com and use promo code filmcast30 for $30 off your first week of deliveries. 2017 Summer Movie Wager Rules The rules for the game come from TimeTravelReview’s Summer Movie Po...


Ep. 432 – Logan Lucky
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 781-583-1993. Also, like us on Facebook! SHOWNOTES What We’ve Been Watching David: Good Time, Icarus, Ozark Devindra: Game of Thrones, The Defenders, Death Note Jeff: Icarus, finished Ozark, Ducktails Film News: Ed Skrein backs backs out of Hellboy Movie...

The Best of the /Filmcast: Vol. 1
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 on Facebook! Featured reviews: Transformers: The Age of Extinction SPOILERS (39:26) Chappie (58:55) SPOILERS (1:21:23) Credits Our music sometimes comes from the work of Adam Warrock. You can download our theme song here. Our Slashfilmcourt music c...

Ep. 431 – The Glass Castle
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 781-583-1993. Also, like us on Facebook! SHOWNOTES  What We’ve Been Watching  Devindra (03:45): Annabelle: Creation, Tacoma, Hellbade: Senua’s Sacrifice Jeff (18:17): Game of Thrones S7 Featured review: The Glass Castle (31:12) Credits Our sponsor this w...


Ep. 430 – Detroit
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 at 781-583-1993. Also, like us on Facebook! SHOWNOTES  What We’ve Been Watching Slashfimcourt (31:30) Featured review: Detroit (44:10) SPOILERS (1:00:45) Credits Our sponsor  this week is Casper. Go to casper.com/filmcast and use promo code filmca...

The /Filmcast: Bonus Ep. – The Dark Tower and Okja
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 at slashfilmcast(AT)gmail(DOT)com, or call and leave a voicemail at 781-583-1993. Also, like us on Facebook! SHOWNOTES Featured Review The Dark Tower (with SPOILERS) (59:15) Okja (1:20:00) Okja SPOILERS Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https:/...

Ep. 429 – Atomic Blonde (GUEST: Britt Hayes from ScreenCrush)
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 Facebook! SHOWNOTES Featured Review Atomic Blonde (30:15) SPOILERS Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://megaphone.fm/adchoices For information regarding your data privacy, visit https://www.acast.com/privacy...


Ep. 428 – Dunkirk
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 781-583-1993. Also, like us on Facebook! SHOWNOTES What We’ve Been Watching Everyone: Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets Jeff: Friends from College, Ozark Featured Review with SPOILERS (33:47) Dunkirk Credits Our sponsor this week is Bombf...

Ep. 427 – War for the Planet of the Apes
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 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 What We’ve Been Watching Jeff: Oh Hello, Friends from College Devindra: The Bad Batch ,The Defiant Ones, Game of Thrones David...

Ep. 426 – The Big Sick and Spider-Man: Homecoming
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 voicemail at 781-583-1993. Also, like us on Facebook! SHOWNOTES What We’ve Been Watching (07:50) David: Con of Thrones, A Ghost Story Devindra: The Boy and the Beast, Preacher S2, Crashing (UK) Slashfilmcourt (23:40) Featured Reviews The Big Sick (4...


Ep. 425 – Baby Driver
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 [email protected] with “Fate Contest” in the subject line by Friday night. 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 What We’ve Been Watching David: Master of None: S...

Ep. 424 – Transformers: The Last Knight (GUEST: Paul Scheer from How Did This Get Made)
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 through July. 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 Links we discussed Optimus Prime has always been a cruel person Motion capture artists for stationar...

Ep. 423 – It Comes At Night
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 Gofundme page. 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 What We’ve Been Watching David: Rough Night Devindra: The Founder Film News Daniel Day Lewis ...


Ep. 422 – The Mummy
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 slashfilmcast(AT)gmail(DOT)com, or call and leave a voicemail at 781-583-1993. Also, like us on Facebook! SHOWNOTES Follow-up (0:30) What We’ve Been Watching (24:00) David: Catastrophe: Season 3 Devindra: Riverdale, Personal Shopper Jeff: House of Cards Featured ...

Ep. 421 – Wonder Woman
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 us on Facebook! SHOWNOTES Featured Review (6:00) Wonder Woman SPOILERS (44:30) After Dark (1:24:16) Credits Our sponsor this week is Hello Fresh. Go to hellofresh.com and use the promo code filmcast30 to get $30 off your first week of deliveries. Ou...

Ep. 420 – Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales
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 slashfilmcast(AT)gmail(DOT)com, or call and leave a voicemail at 781-583-1993. Also, like us on Facebook! SHOWNOTES What We’ve Been Watching (7:53) David: SIFF Jury, Small Crimes Jeff: Bloodline: Season 3 Brad: 5-25-77 Featured Review (40:45) Pirates of the Caribbean...


Ep. 419 – Alien: Covenant
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 slashfilmcast(AT)gmail(DOT)com, or call and leave a voicemail at 781-583-1993. Also, like us on Facebook! SHOWNOTES What We’ve Been Watching (3:30) David: The Big Sick Devindra: Twin Peaks Film News (28:00) Terminator is returning Tom Hardy is Venom Sl...

Ep. 418 – King Arthur: Legend of the Sword
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 at slashfilmcast(AT)gmail(DOT)com, or call and leave a voicemail at 781-583-1993. Also, like us on Facebook! SHOWNOTES What We’ve Been Watching (3:30) David: The Wall Devindra: Master of None, I Love Dick Jeff: Catastrophe S3, The Detour  Film News (1...

Ep. 417 – Colossal
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 trope. SHOWNOTES Featured Review (0:30) Colossal (08:15) SPOILERS After Dark (40:30) Credits Our sponsor this week is Hello Fresh. Please visit Hellofresh.com and use promo code “filmcast30″ to get $30 off your first week of deliveries. Our music someti...


The 2017 Summer Movie Wager
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 grossing films of the summer by going to http://www.thesummermoviewager.com and enter by Friday to be featured in the leaderboards. Last two years, David Chen won the wager. This year the competition includes Devindra Hardawar, David Chen, Germain Lussier, Jeff ...

Ep. 416 – Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2
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, or call and leave a voicemail at 781-583-1993. Also, like us on Facebook! SHOWNOTES What We’ve Been Watching (1:30) Devindra: Handmaid’s Tale, American Gods, Dear White People Jeff: Guardians 1, Gods of Egypt  Film News (38:30) Johnny Depp buys things...

Ep. 415 – Free Fire
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 check out Hans Zimmer’s Coachella set. 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 What We’ve Been Watching (6:30) David: Hans Zimmer Revealed Devindra: Lef...


Bonus Ep. – Your Name
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 slashfilmcast(AT)gmail(DOT)com, or call and leave a voicemail at 781-583-1993. Also, like us on Facebook! SHOWNOTES Featured Review (0:20) Your Name (13:45) SPOILERS After Dark (43:30) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://megaphone.fm/adchoices F...

Ep. 414 – The Fate of the Furious
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 at slashfilmcast(AT)gmail(DOT)com, or call and leave a voicemail at 781-583-1993. Also, like us on Facebook! SHOWNOTES Featured Review (0:20) The Fate of the Furious (34:15) SPOILERS After Dark (57:45) The playground inside a theater Credits Our mu...

Ep. 413 – The Discovery
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 slashfilmcast(AT)gmail(DOT)com, or call and leave a voicemail at 781-583-1993. Also, like us on Facebook! SHOWNOTES What We’ve Been Watching (7:30) Devindra: Your Name, 13 Reasons Why, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, Blade 1/2 David: The Fugitive, Detour, 2017, The L...


Ep. 412 – Ghost in the Shell
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 Jeff Yang’s hypothetical low-budget Ghost in the Shell, Vulture’s review of Ghost in the Shell, and /Film’s review of Ghost in the Shell. 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...

Ep. 411 – Life
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, email slashfilmcast(at)gmail(dot)com with the subject line “Silence Blu-Ray Contest” and tell us about your most religious movie experience. You can always e-mail us at slashfilmcast(AT)gmail(DOT)com, or call and leave a voicemail at 781-583-1993. Also, like...

Ep. 410 – T2 Trainspotting
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 (looking at you, CBS). 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 What We’ve Been Watching Devindra (02:40): Baby Driver, Atomic Blonde, Alien Covenant...


Ep. 409 – Kong: Skull Island
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 really is. Note: This episode is publishing early, which means there won’t be a /Filmcast episode next week. 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 Featu...

Ep. 408 – Logan
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 leave a voicemail at 781-583-1993. Also, like us on Facebook! SHOWNOTES Follow-up (1:00) Behind-the-scenes at the Oscars Letting La La Land keep the Oscar What We’ve Been Watching (18:32) Devindra: Headshot, Copland David: Catastrophe Season 2, What ...

Ep. 407 – Get Out (GUEST: Aisha Harris from Slate)
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 of Get Out. 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 What We’ve Been Watching (03:30) Jeff: I Don’t Feel At Home In This World Anymore David: The Tic...


Ep. 406 – A Cure for Wellness
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 Cure for Wellness. 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 What We’ve Been Watching (01:00) Devindra: Edge of Seventeen Jeff: Big Little Lies, Crashin...

Ep. 405 – The Lego Batman Movie and John Wick: Chapter 2
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 thoughts on Six Feet Under’s ending. 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 What We’ve Been Watching (01:00) David: Magicians: Life in the Impossible, Osc...

Ep. 404 – Rings
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 new Star Wars title. 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 What We’ve Been Watching (01:00) Jeff: Lego Batman David: No Other Way To Say It, Camera...


Ep. 403 – 20th Century Women
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 to leave it there, and watch John McTiernan’s latest video. 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 What We’ve Been Watching (5:02) Devindra: Loving, ...

Ep. 402 – Split
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 launching a Slack experiment! If you want to join our Slack, go to slackfilmcast.com and sign up. 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...

Bonus Ep. – xXx: The Return of Xander Cage
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. Also, like us on Facebook! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://megaphone.fm/adchoices For information regarding your data privacy, visit https://www.acast.com/privacy...


Ep. 401 – Hidden Figures
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 Silence episode. 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 What We’ve Been Watching (4:00) David: Paterson Devindra: Queen of Katwe Jeff: The Girl on the ...

Ep. 400 – Silence
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 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 Corrections to Top 10 and Reflections on 400 episodes (0:30) What We’ve Been Watching (24:15) David: Live By Nig...

Ep. 399 – The Top 10 Films of 2016
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 call and leave a voicemail at 781-583-1993. Also, like us on Facebook! Devindra’s Top 10 1. Moonlight 2. La La Land 3. The Handmaiden 4. American Honey 5. Manchester by the Sea 6. Arrival 7. Hunt for the Wilderpeople 8. Moana 9. 13th 10. Popsta...


Bonus Ep. – Children of Men Retrospective
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 impact. And perhaps we’ll figure out how to find hope in a hopeless world along the way. 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! Learn more about your ad choices. ...

Ep. 398 – Assassin’s Creed
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 loved Hell or High Water. 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 What We’ve Been Watching (18:01) David: Passengers, Collateral Beauty, Fences, Atlanta ...

Ep. 397 – Rogue One Spoiler Special
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 e-mail us at slashfilmcast(AT)gmail(DOT)com, or call and leave a voicemail at 781-583-1993. Also, like us on Facebook! Credits Our sponsor this week is Casper. Go to casper.com/filmcast and use promo code “filmcast” to get $50 off your first mattress purchase...


Bonus Ep. – Collateral Beauty (GUEST: Matt Singer from ScreenCrush)
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 Facebook! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://megaphone.fm/adchoices For information regarding your data privacy, visit https://www.acast.com/privacy...

Ep. 396 – Rogue One and La La Land
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 watching explicit material on your video screen. Be sure to read up on why watching things at 2x speed is evil, and why Miss Sloane is totally naive. You can always e-mail us at slashfilmcast(AT)gmail(DOT)com, or call and leave a voicemail at 781-583-1993...

Bonus Ep. – Moonlight
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 781-583-1993. Also, like us on Facebook! Featured Review Moonlight SPOILERS (19:26) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://megaphone.fm/adchoices For information regarding your data privacy, visit https://www.acast.com/privacy...


Ep. 395 – Manchester By The Sea
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 voicemail at 781-583-1993. Also, like us on Facebook! SHOWNOTES What We’ve Been Watching (01:30) David: Pervert Park Devindra: Train To Busan, Goliath Jeff: Westworld Finale Film News (20:00) Netflix Is Now Offline Seven Minutes of Dunkirk Slashfilm...

Ep. 394 – Moana
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 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 What We’ve Been Watching (3:15) David: Allied Devindra: Love and Friendship, Watch Dogs 2, Dishonored 2 Slashfilmcourt (16:30) ...

Ep. 393 – Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them/The Handmaiden
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 a voicemail at 781-583-1993. Also, like us on Facebook! SHOWNOTES Slashfilmcourt (4:00) What We’ve Been Watching (10:45) David: Nocturnal Animals, Manchester By The Sea, La La Land Devindra: Elle, Channel Zero Jeff: Moana Featured Reviews (27:30) F...


Ep. 392 – Arrival
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 the female vote from this election. 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 What We’ve Been Watching (03:00) Devindra: The Election David: (54:25) Si...

Ep. 391 – Doctor Strange (GUEST: Mikey Neumann from Movies with Mikey)
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 controversy around the film. Be sure to read Scott Derrickson’s interview with Jen Yamato. 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 What We’ve Been Watching (...

Bonus Ep. – Black Mirror Deep Dive with Dan Trachtenberg
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.   Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://megaphone.fm/adchoices For information regarding your data privacy, visit https://www.acast.com/privacy...


Ep. 390 – Black Mirror Season 3
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 781-583-1993. Also, like us on Facebook! SHOWNOTES Featured Review Black Mirror: Season 3 (23:29) SPOILERS and episode-by-episode breakdown Credits Our sponsor this week is Casper. Go casper.com/filmcast and use promo code “filmcast” to get $50 off y...

Ep. 389 – Jack Reacher: Never Go Back
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 voicemail at 781-583-1993. Also, like us on Facebook! SHOWNOTES What We’ve Been Watching (02:00) David: The Escape Jeff: Doctor Strange Slashfilmcourt (12:00) Featured Review (29:40) Jack Reacher: Never Go Back Credits Our music sometimes comes from the...

Ep. 388 – The Accountant
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 slashfilmcast(AT)gmail(DOT)com, or call and leave a voicemail at 781-583-1993. Also, like us on Facebook! SHOWNOTES What We’ve Been Watching (06:38) David: Mascots Jeff: Jack Reacher Devindra: Halt and Catch Fire, Insecure Slashfilmcourt (29:37) Featured Review (3...


Ep. 387 – The Birth of a Nation
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 Birth of a Nation, as well as the recent controversy within the film community itself. 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 Slashfilmcourt (1:30) ...

Bonus Ep. – The 2016 Summer Movie Wager Results
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 find the actual box office rankings for this summer, as well as Dave, Jeff, Peter, and Germain’s original rankings. 2016 Summer Movie Wager Scoring: Getting number 1 or number 10 dead-on gets you 13 points (each). The rest of the scoring goes like this: ...

Ep. 386 – Deepwater Horizon
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 781-583-1993. Also, like us on Facebook! SHOWNOTES What We’ve Been Watching (1:00) David:  Frontline: The Choice, Sia, High Maintenance, Westworld Devindra: The Wailing, Food Wars, Thunderbolt Fantasy, Luke Cage Jeff: This is Us, Son of Zorn Featured Rev...


Ep. 385 – The Magnificent Seven
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 Maintenance and Easy. 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 Slashfilmcourt (7:20) What We’ve Been Watching (29:13) David: Emmys, OJ Simpson: Made I...

Ep. 384 – Blair Witch
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 Hayes’ interview with Adam Wingard and Matt’s review of Blair Witch.  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 Slashfilmcourt (2:45) What We’ve Been Wa...

Ep. 383 – Sully
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 and leave a voicemail at 781-583-1993. Also, like us on Facebook! SHOWNOTES Slashfilmcourt (6:45) What We’ve Been Watching (32:00) Jeff: Atlanta, Better Things, The Light Between Oceans David: Equity, Mad Men, Ghost Protocol Blu-Ray documentary Feature...


Ep. 382 – The Light Between Oceans
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 slashfilmcast(AT)gmail(DOT)com, or call and leave a voicemail at 781-583-1993. Also, like us on Facebook! SHOWNOTES Slashfilmcourt (4:30) What We’ve Been Watching (13:00) David: Don’t Think Twice, Author: The JT Leroy Story Featured Review: The Light Between Oceans (28:00) SPOI...

Ep. 381 – Don’t Breathe
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, like us on Facebook! SHOWNOTES Slashfilmcourt (1:45) What We’ve Been Watching (22:00) David: Morgan Devindra: Movies with Mikey Jeff: Sing Street Featured Review (36:30) Don’t Breathe (46:08) SPOILERS Credits Our music sometimes comes from the w...

Bonus Ep. – The Night Of Season 1 Review
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! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://megaphone.fm/adchoices For information regarding your data privacy, visit https://www.acast.com/privacy...


Ep. 380 – Kubo and the Two Strings
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 leave a voicemail at 781-583-1993. Also, like us on Facebook! SHOWNOTES Cinema Confession (10:00) What We’ve Been Watching (22:20) David: Tony Robbins: I Am Not Your Guru Devindra: The Get Down Jeff: Before series, Jean-Claude Van Johnson Featured R...

Ep. 379 – Pete’s Dragon
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 at 781-583-1993. Also, like us on Facebook! SHOWNOTES Weekly Movie Dilemma (2:30) What We’ve Been Watching (14:15) David: Sausage Party, Hell or High Water Jeff: Olympics 2016, Bojack Horseman Season 3 Devindra: Sing Street, Carol Film News (37:50) ...

Ep. 378 – Suicide Squad (GUEST: Vince Mancini from FilmDrunk)
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 well as Owen’s reflections on Frozen. 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 What We’ve Been Watching (19:00) Jeff: Olympics 2016, Kubo and the Two ...


Ep. 377 – Jason Bourne and Stranger Things
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 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 (28:15) Jason Bourne SPOILERS (49:24) After Dark and Stranger Things review (1:08:15) Credits Our sponsor th...

Bonus Ep. – Comic-Con 2016
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 781-583-1993. Also, like us on Facebook! Credits If you’d like advertise with us or sponsor us, please e-mail [email protected] Contact us at our voicemail number: 781-583-1993 You can donate and support the /Filmcast by going to slashfilm.com a...

Ep. 376 – Star Trek Beyond (GUEST: Matt Singer from ScreenCrush)
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 781-583-1993. Also, like us on Facebook! SHOWNOTES Featured Review (08:00) Star Trek SPOILERS (27:00) After Dark (1:08:30) Credits Our music sometimes comes from the work of Adam Warrock. You can download our theme song here. If you’d like advertise with us o...


Ep. 375 – Ghostbusters (GUEST: Joanna Robinson from Vanity Fair)
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 disappointment with Ghostbusters, Matt Zoller Seitz’s review of Ghostbusters’ themes, and watch the Amy Schumer sketch featuring Neil Casey. 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 ...

Ep. 374 – The Neon Demon (GUEST: Britt Hayes from ScreenCrush)
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 on Jacob Hall’s interview with Refn, Peter Sciretta’s Neon Demon explainer, and Britt Hayes’ review of Neon Demon.  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! SHOW...

Ep. 373 – Swiss Army Man
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 experience. 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 What We’ve Been Watching (2:00) David: The BFG, Gods of Egypt Brad: The Purge: Election Year, Midnight S...


Ep. 372 – Independence Day: Resurgence
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 781-583-1993. Also, like us on Facebook! SHOWNOTES What We’ve Been Watching (5:30) David: The Wave, The Brothers Grimsby, Steve Jobs Commentary Jeff: VR video content (Within, Hulu) Devindra – Orange Is The New Black (Season 4) Film News (40:15) Batman v Supe...

Ep. 371 – Finding Dory
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 Finding Dory as well as the one thing that bothered David about 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 Facebook! SHOWNOTES Film News (1:30) E3 Conjuring 2 follow-...

Ep. 370 – The Conjuring 2 (GUESTS: Russ Fischer and the Creators of Sunspring)
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 Goodwin, the creators of Sunspring, join the conversation! 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 (02:00) The Conjuring 2 After Dark (32:...


Bonus Ep. – Warcraft
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! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://megaphone.fm/adchoices For information regarding your data privacy, visit https://www.acast.com/privacy...

Ep. 369 – Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping
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 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 What We’ve Been Watching (9:00) Jeff: TMNT 2, Horace and Pete, Bloodline Season 2 David: Seattle International Film Fes...

Ep. 368 – X-Men: Apocalypse
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 X-Men: Apocalypse (30:00) SPOILERS Credits Our sponsor this week is Casper. Get $50 off any mattress purchase by going to casper.com/filmcast and using promo code filmcast. Terms and conditions apply. Our music sometimes comes from the work of Adam Warr...