David, Devindra, and Jeff discuss Trevor Noah’s first week, the unlikelihood of a Watchmen series, and the terrifying children of Goodnight Mommy. Be sure to read about Everest’s treatment of death.
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Posted on Wednesday, September 30th, 2015 by David Chen
David Chen and Joanna Robinson are rewatching season 1 of Game of Thrones…and reading along with the books this time! We’ll be releasing a new episode every week for the next 10 weeks, each corresponding with an episode from season 1.
Hit the jump to listen to the episode explaining how to follow along (and download the book chart). If you like the show, feel free to leave us a review on iTunes and be sure to follow us on Facebook for updates on the show.
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David, Devindra, and Jeff discuss the controversial alternate ending of I Am Legend, what fall TV is worth checking out, and the intricacies of dog acting in White God. Check out David’s first film at theprimaryinstinct.com. Be sure to read about Spielberg’s movies ranked, and Trevor Noah’s political straitjacket.
David, Devindra, and Jeff discuss this year’s Emmy Awards, the horrific making of The Island of Dr. Moreau, and today’s sexually deviant society. David’s first film is now available for purchase at theprimaryinstinct.com.
I’m pleased to announce that today, roughly 19 months after I made the first post about The Primary Instinct at /Film, The Primary Instinct is now available across all major VOD platforms, including iTunes, Amazon, Google Play, Xbox Video, Vudu, and VHX (with special features). For those who haven’t seen it yet, I hope you’ll consider checking it out and leaving a review.
For those who don’t know, The Primary Instinct is a concert film that documents an evening of Stephen’s storytelling at the Moore Theatre in Seattle. It chronicles Stephen’s journey through childhood, fatherhood, and Hollywood. Hit the jump to learn more about the film and watch the trailer.
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The /Filmcast: Bonus Ep. – Making a Reality Show About Filmmaking (GUESTS: Chris Moore and Josh Shader from The Chair)
Posted on Saturday, September 19th, 2015 by David Chen
David speaks with producers Chris Moore (American Pie, Good Will Hunting) and Josh Shader about what it was like to make the Starz original series The Chair. They discuss advice for first-time filmmakers, what it’s like to feel Zachary Quinto’s wrath, the difficulty of getting indie films seen, and how they might approach The Chair: Season 2 differently.
David, Devindra, and Jeff discuss M. Night Shyamalan’s newest film, The Visit. Also, David and Jeff share their love of Episodes and Jeff delves into the trials and tribulations of an actor in Hollywood. Be sure to read up on how M. Night’s films mirror his career.
Posted on Friday, September 11th, 2015 by David Chen
I was skeptical but hopeful when I first heard about M. Night Shyamalan’s new low-budget found-footage film, The Visit. With The Happening, After Earth, and The Last Airbender, Shyamalan has demonstrated not only a decline in his ability to draw big box office, but also an inability to write or direct basic scenes competently.
But with The Visit, Shyamalan not only proves he still he has the skills to thrill us — he also knows how to mine absurd and horrifying situations for humor and humanity. Watch my full video review of the film after the break.
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David, Devindra, and Jeff discuss how you really need to just stick with Bojack Horseman, the debatable brilliance of Django Unchained, and the genre-defining career of Wes Craven.