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.
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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.
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.
David, Devindra, and Jeff discuss the merits of RunPee, extol the pleasures of Extant, get mixed feelings about Enemy, and praise Short Term 12 (again). Be sure to read up on why Thanos is a bad supervillain, why Lucy is painfully stupid, and whether we want an estrogen-powered Ghostbusters.
Posted on Wednesday, July 30th, 2014 by David Chen
David, Jeff, Russ, and Germain chat about their highest highs, lowest lows, and their biggest surprises from this year’s San Diego Comic-Con. Be sure to read up on all of /Film’s coverage of Comic-Con this year. Also, read Germain’s thoughts on Hollywood and Comic-Con, as well as how Marvel became the envy (and scourge) of Hollywood.
David, Devindra, and Jeff discuss Richard Linklater’s latest cinematic achievement, Boyhood.
David, Devindra, and Jeff discuss Bong Joon-Ho’s latest film, Snowpiercer, plus correct some of their past mistakes. Also, David’s stupidity almost prevents the /Filmcast from being recorded, and everyone learns an important life lesson as a result. Be sure to check out Matt Reeves’ remarks on Andy Serkis’ comments, Indiewire’s interview with Harvey Weinstien, and why we waste $162 billion on food each year.