/Filmcast Ep. 69 - Surrogates (GUEST: Eric D. Snider From Film.com And Cinematical)


In this week's /Filmcast, Dave Chen, Devindra Hardawar and Adam Quigley discuss the ongoing Roman Polanski saga, praise Community and Cougar Town, reflect on the similarities between Lost and FlashForward, remind you of the greatness of LA Confidential, get freaked out by Paranormal Activity, and continue to chronicle Hollywood's downfall through the proliferation of remakes and film adaptations based on popular brands. Special guest Eric D. Snider joins us this evening.

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  • What We've Been Watching

  • David Chen (02:43): Paranormal Activity, LA Confidential, Ong-Bak 2
  • Devindra (20:32): Dexter, Dollhouse, Modern Family, Cougar Town
  • Adam (27:40): Modern Family, Community, Flashforward
  • News Discussion

  • (36:40) Roman Polanski Arrested in Zurich
  • (47:14) Nightmare on Elm Street Trailer
  • (51:31) Cronenberg to Remake The Fly
  • (55:12) Universal Plans a Barbie Movie
  • (59:25) Mamet's Anne Frank Put Into Turnaround
  • Featured Review

  • (1:02:24) Surrogates
  • Credits

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