/Filmcast Ep. 612 - The Father

David, Devindra, and Jeff talk about the future of theater-going. Jeff praises the new animated series Invincible. For the feature review, the cast watches The Father, the Oscar-nominated film starring Olivia Coleman and Anthony Hopkins. Tune in to find out why this depressing look at aging is the quintessential Dave's pick.
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  • Weekly Plugs
    Jeff – This week! Dungeon Run returns! twitch.tv/thedungeonrun
    Shownotes (All timestamps are approximate only)

    What we've been watching (~26:15)

    David – Bad Trip
    Devindra – Calls, Tina
    Jeff – Invincible,  Nate Bargatze: The Greatest Average American, City of Ghosts
    Feature  (~1:12:42)

    The FatherSpoilers (~1:27:49)

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