/Filmcast Ep. 37 - Coraline (GUEST: Steve/Frosty From Collider)

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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Introduction

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
  • News Discussion

  • (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
  • Featured Review

  • (1:08:05) Coraline
  • Credits

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