/Filmcast Ep. 36 - Taken (GUEST: Russ Fischer From CHUD)

In this episode of the /Filmcast, David Chen, Devindra Hardawar, and Adam Quigley geek out about some Super Bowl movie trailers, debate the wiseness of a Thing re-imagining, and evaluate Liam Nesson's action hero cred in his new film, Taken. Special guests Russ Fischer from Chud and Myles from Cultural Learnings join us for this episode.

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  • (00:18) Russ Fischer from Chud and the Onion AV Club
  • What Have We Watched

  • David Chen (03:25): Chocolate
  • Russ Fischer (10:07): Fire Walk with Me, The 7th Victim, Town that Dreaded Sundown
  • Devindra (16:16): Peep Show, Battlestar Galactica, Lost, The Office (Special thanks to Myles McNutt from Cultural Learnings for joining us to discuss the previous shows)
  • Adam (29:43): United States of Tara, Jack Brooks: Monster Slayer
  • News Discussion

  • (36:54) Green Hornet not so dead after all
  • (37:50) GI Joe Super Bowl teaser
  • (43:45) Transformers 2 Super Bowl teaser
  • (48:30) Updates (feat. Lisa Zhu from The Daily Pennsylvanian) on the Shyamalan Avatar casting debacle
  • (54:56) Joe Carnahan to direct A-Team
  • (1:00:44) Mickey Rourke's Wrestlemania adventures
  • (1:02:45) The Thing prequel/re-imagining
  • (1:10:35) Christian Bale goes American psycho on the Terminator set
  • Featured Review

  • (1:13:55) Taken
  • Credits

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