In this episode (#255) of the /Filmcast, Dave and Devindra run down their top 10 films of 2013, discuss the movies they’re looking forward to in 2014, and argue about how terrible The Lone Ranger was, relatively speaking. Be sure to check out this piece by Scott Mendelson on his worst films of 2013.
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Posted on Monday, December 9th, 2013 by David Chen
Dave and Devindra discuss some messed up Korean thrillers, praise the sci-fi trappings of Almost Human, debate how well Spike Lee treats his poster artists, and mourn the loss of Paul Walker. Writer/director Vincenzo Natali joins us. Be sure to check out Vincenzo’s latest work at The Darknet Files.
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Posted on Sunday, November 24th, 2013 by David Chen
Dave and Devindra discuss Bill Cosby’s lasting relevance, the joys of Disney’s Frozen, and the media capabilities of the Xbox One. Jeff Cannata joins us for this episode. Check out Jeff’s show, Newest Latest Best.
Posted on Sunday, November 17th, 2013 by David Chen
Dave, Devindra, and Germain discuss the latest (and last?) Miyazaki film, praise the mad genius of Escape from Tomorrow, and explore how Catching Fire improves on its predecessor in every way. Be sure to read Germain’s interview with Jennifer Lawrence, learn what was going on at the end of Thor: The Dark World, and see why Marvel has a villain problem.
Posted on Sunday, November 3rd, 2013 by David Chen
Dave and Devindra discuss the possibility of a Joe Cornish Star Trek film, Paramount’s dwindling franchise slate, the ballad of Damon Lindelof, and Vincenzo Natali’s latest film Haunter. Special guest Jordan Hoffman joins us for this episode. Be sure to check out the long history of Ender’s Game, Damon Lindelof’s spoiler-filled response to Breaking Bad, and why movies open overseas before they open here.
Posted on Sunday, October 27th, 2013 by David Chen
Dave and Devindra discuss the battle between HBO and Netflix, decide not to get bothered about how streaming is killing off movie history, and praise the riveting, elegiac Valentine Road. Special guest Jeff Cannata joins us for this episode. Be sure to check out Jeff’s new show, Newest Latest Best. Also, be sure to check out Mary Pols and Andrew O’Hehir’s reviews of The Counselor.