In the /Filmcast, David Chen, Devindra Hardawar, and Jeff Cannata debate, pontificate, and delve into the latest films, film news, television shows, and entertainment-related items from the previous week. Listeners can join in and participate in the conversation. Weekly guests have included everyday bloggers, webmaster luminaries, and movie stars and directors from all walks of life.
David, Devindra, and Jeff discuss how critics are wrong about The Judge, praise the hilarity of Alan Partridge, try to get excited about DC Comics’ ambitious new plans, and share how much they’d be willing to pay for a standalone HBO service. Also, David produced a film! You can get it for $6 using promo code filmcast. Be sure to check out Scott Tobias’s review of Birdman when you have a chance, as well.
David, Devindra, and Jeff encourage you to see movie music live, praise ABC’s multicultural Fall TV lineup, and try to figure out what a Perfume TV show would look like. Also, we discuss the virtues of selfie sticks and David goes on a rant about the lost art of blooper reels. Be sure to see Key and Peele’s sketch on Family Matters, read why marriage is an abduction, check out Germain’s interview with Joe Carnahan, and learn about the case against cinematic universes. Also, listen to Tango (Por Una Cabeza) arranged by John Williams. Also, see why the Always Sunny bloopers are so awesome.
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Posted on Tuesday, October 7th, 2014 by David Chen
David, Devindra, and Jeff chat about the brilliance of Tim’s Vermeer, reflect on the promise of The Affair, sympathize with poor theater exhibitors, and speculate on the possible plotline for the new Tetris movie. Special guest Joanna Robinson joins us from Vanity Fair. Be sure to read up on FilmDrunk’s spoiler-y post on Gone Girl and learn why you’re not the man I hoped you’d become.
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Posted on Monday, October 6th, 2014 by David Chen
David and Devindra are joined by Matt Patches to discuss The Guest and what it’s like when your quote is in really, really large font on a film’s poster. Be sure to check out Matt’s interview with the filmmakers of The Guest.
You try many things on a first camping trip: peyote, skinny dipping, death. We were lucky. We got two out of three.
The Tobolowsky Files is a podcast from the people who brought you the /Filmcast, featuring a series of stories about life, love, and the entertainment industry, as told by legendary character actor Stephen Tobolowsky. You can e-mail Stephen at stephentobolowsky(AT)gmail(DOT)com. You can also follow him on Facebook.
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Posted on Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014 by David Chen
David and Devindra discuss the merits of Gotham, assess Netflix’s efforts to take over the spoiler conversation, and reflect on the next season of True Detective. Also, David talks with Alison Willmore from Buzzfeed about the trouble with treating female characters like meat.
David and Matt Patches from In Contention and Fighting in the War Room discuss Kevin Smith’s newest film, Tusk. Be sure to check out Scott Tobias’s five rules for making biopics about geniuses.
David, Devindra, and Jeff aren’t fans of the new Batmobile, still love Party Down (now on Hulu), and praise The Killing on Netflix. Plus, David tries and fails to defend the Guy Ritchie Sherlock Holmes films.