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 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.
Posted on Saturday, September 6th, 2014 by Devindra Hardawar
Devindra chats with Slashfilm’s Angie Han and Kristy Puchko from CinemaBlend about Jim Jarmusch’s latest film, Only Lovers Left Alive, which is now available on DVD and video on demand. Also, check out Angie and Kristy’s podcast Popcorn & Prosecco.
David and Devindra review Robert Rodriguez’s latest film, Sin City: A Dame to Kill For, argue about The Congress, and praise the genius of Nathan for You. Be sure to read Wired’s profile on Frank Miller, and Amy Nicholson’s review of Sin City.
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Posted on Wednesday, August 13th, 2014 by David Chen
David, Devindra, and Jeff get disappointed by Locke, and Lucy, but are pleasantly surprised by The One I Love and Gunmen. Plus, the /Filmcast shares their favorite Robin Williams’ films.
Special guest Megan Griffiths joins us for this episode. Be sure to rent Megan’s newest film, Lucky Them, on iTunes or Amazon. You can also see Eden on Netflix. In addition, listen to Marc Maron’s WTF interview with Robin Williams, and read coverage from David Chen’s new film.
Jeff and David discuss the new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles movie by director Jonathan Liebesman (produced by Michael Bay). Read about how Guardians of the Galaxy represents the rise of post-plot cinema.
Posted on Wednesday, August 6th, 2014 by David Chen
In this bonus episode of “A Cast of Kings,” Joanna and David discuss the availability of “Cast of Kings” t-shirts (pre-order them here!), the all-new directors for Game of Thrones: Season 5, as well as all the things that Joanna and David are watching and doing to stay busy during the Game of Thrones off season. Be sure to read up on an interview with the REAL Alex, Joanna’s thoughts on the Season 5 cast, the Game of Throne scene George RR Martin most regrets cutting, George R R Martin’s interview with the New York Times, as well as what the iron throne should look like.
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Posted on Wednesday, August 6th, 2014 by Peter Sciretta
This story and podcast was published on May 17th 2012, just after the release of Joss Whedon’s The Avengers. I thought it would be fun to take a look back at our predictions from 27 months ago to see how things are panning out for phase two and three of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Some of the predictions seem obvious in hindsight, like Germain predicting that Thanos wouldn’t be the villain of Avengers 2 and Jeff foreseeing that Thanos’ appearance during the Avengers end credits stinger was probably a set-up for another film, Guardians of the Galaxy. But one must remember this was recorded before a Guardians of the Galaxy movie was even announced, which happened months later at 2012 San Diego Comic-Con. Enjoy!