/Filmcast Ep. 12: Pineapple Express (GUEST: Dan Trachtenberg)

In this episode of the /Filmcast, Dave, Devindra, Adam, Peter, and Hunter Stephenson weigh in on the Tropic Thunder controversy, defend Shia Lebeouf, and re-enact a scene from one of Hollywood's hottest scripts. Special guest Dan Trachtenberg joins us from the Totally Rad Show. Have any questions, comments, or suggestions? Want to sponsor or advertise with the /Filmcast? Feel free to e-mail us at slashfilmcast@gmail.com. You can also reach our voicemail number at 781-583-1993. Join us next week as we broadcast the /Filmcast live on TUESDAY night (NOT Monday) at 10 PM EST / 7 PM PST and review Tropic Thunder.

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Show Notes


  • Dan Trachtenberg
  • What Have We Watched

    David Chen: (5:18) Olympics, Eternal Sunshine, Groundhog Day

    Devindra: (9:48) Slither, Reprise, The Wackness

    Dan Trachtenberg: (13:50) P.T. Anderson's play, Sugarland Express

    Peter Sciretta: (20:15) The Wire

    Adam: (25:03) Finishing the Game, Rogue, Mad Men/Six Feet Under/The Sopranos/The Shield/The Wire [Shit Movie of the Week:] Natasha

    Film News

  • (41:25) Disability Advocacy Groups Boycott Tropic Thunder
  • (48:54) Shia Gets Injured
  • (55:08) Lethal Weapon 5?
  • (1:02:38) A Special Re-Enactment
  • (1:08:22) Remembering Bernie Mac and Isaac Hayes
  • Featured Review

  • (1:12:02) Pineapple Express
  • Credits

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