Posted on Wednesday, February 11th, 2009 by David Chen
In this episode of the /Filmcast, David Chen, Devindra Hardawar and Adam Quigley share reflections from New York Comic-Con, evaluate the merits of Andrew Niccol’s directorial/writing career, and contemplate a future full of board-game-to-movie adaptations. Special guest Steve Weintraub (AKA Frosty) from Collider joins us this evening.
Tune in next Monday night to Slashfilm’s live page at 9 PM EST / 6 PM PST as we review Tom Tykwer’s The International.
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What Have We Watched
- David Chen (02:45): Futurama: Into the Wild Green Yonder
- Devindra (06:32): 30 Rock
- Adam (08:00): Generation Kill, The Mighty Boosh (See the Old Greg skit here), Chocolate, Monster Man
- (27:12) Steve “Frosty” Weintraub from Collider joins us! (Check out his Michael Bay interview)
- (31:38) New York Comic Con Highlights
- (42:00) Dreamworks signs distribution deal with Disney for live action films
- (44:03) Andrew Niccol’s new sci-fi film features Vincent Cassel, Orlando Bloom, Olga Kurylenko
- (50:00) Warner Bros. wants 7 Batman movies
- (58:57) Board game movies: Candy Land and Ouija
- (1:04:30) Aaron Sorkin to write The Challenge
- (1:08:05) Coraline
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