/Filmcast Ep. 584 – I’m Thinking of Ending Things

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The Slashfilmcast avoids Tenent while movie goers in China reject Mulan. For the feature review, David, Devindra, and Jeff watch I’m Thinking of Ending things, the newest Charlie Kaufman film on Netflix. Tune in to find out which cast member was thinking of ending the movie.
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/Filmcast Ep. 583 – Mulan (GUEST: Nancy Wang Yuen)

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After months of delay, Disney’s live-action Mulan finally made its debut on the Disney Plus streaming service (for a premium). David, Devindra, and Jeff talk about their mixed feelings toward the movie with sociologist and author Nancy Wang Yuen.

Read Nancy’s review of Mulan here.
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David weighs the risk and reward to see Tenent in theater while Jeff raves about #SLASHTAG, the hashtag used to recommend movies to the whole gang.
For the feature of the week, David, Devindra, and Jeff are joined by Roxana Hadadi to review Boys State. See what this winner of Sundance Documentary Grand Jury, directed and produced by Jesse Moss and Amanda McBaine, has to says about our politics today.

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#slashtag is going strong! Use this hashtag to to recommend movies/shows/content to the Slashfilmcast. For the feature review, David, Devindra, and Jeff are joined by Robert Daniels, founder and critic at 812FilmReviews, to talk about the latest Netflix blockbuster Project Power. Read Robert’s IGN review of Project Power.
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/Filmcast Ep. 579 – She Dies Tomorrow

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David, Devindra, and Jeff discuss buying, renting, and waiting for Mulan on Disney Plus. Find out why only one of the co-hosts got a sneak peek of the new Lovecraft Country show. For the feature review, the cast watches She Dies Tomorrow, a film written and directed by Amy Seimetz.
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/Filmcast Ep. 578 – Relic

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From a pasta-worshiping religion to a speed-cubing competition, it’s a doc-heavy week on the Slashfilmcast. For the feature review, the cast watches the VOD horror Relic, the directorial depute of Natalie Erika James.
Check out the movie memorabilia live auction from August 26 – 27, 2020 here.Weekly Plugs:
David – Culturally Relevant with Mike Bithell
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Shownotes (All timestamps are approximate only)
What we’ve been watching (~27:00)
David – The Speed Cubers, Tread, Samsara/Baraka (Amazon Watch Party)
Devindra – Black is King
Jeff – The Speed Cubers, I Pastafari
Feature (~1:11:00) 
Relic
Spoilers (~1:26:00)

Tune in to David and Joanna’s latest podcast Truth vs Hollywood by Audioboom. Listen and subscribe to David’s newest podcast Culturally Relevant and subscribe to his YouTube channel. Check out Jeff Cannata’s D&D show Dungeon Run. Listen to Devindra’s podcast with Engadget on all things tech.You can always e-mail us at slashfilmcast(AT)gmail(DOT)com, or call and leave a voicemail at 781-583-1993. Also, follow us on Twitter or like us on Facebook.

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/Filmcast Ep. 577 – First Cow

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Jeff battles a rat infestation while Dave hears one-last dynamite in a pretend eulogy. For the feature review, the cast talks about First Cow, the newest film directed by Kelly Reichardt. Tune in to find out why the cast prefers buying over renting for this indie release.

Thanks to our sponsors this week: BetterHelp and Manscaped
Shownotes (All timestamps are approximate only)
What we’ve been watching (~52:00)
David – Indian Matchmaking,
Jeff – Freestyle Love Machine, Home
Feature (~1:19:00) 
First Cow
Spoilers (~1:39:00)
Tune in to David and Joanna’s latest podcast Truth vs Hollywood by Audioboom. Listen and subscribe to David’s newest podcast Culturally Relevant and subscribe to his YouTube channel. Check out Jeff Cannata’s D&D show Dungeon Run. Listen to Devindra’s podcast with Engadget on all things tech.You can always e-mail us at slashfilmcast(AT)gmail(DOT)com, or call and leave a voicemail at 781-583-1993. Also, follow us on Twitter or like us on Facebook.

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/Filmcast Ep. 576 – Palm Springs

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David, Devindra, and Jeff discuss what makes a film appeal to paternal figures and whether the term “dad movie” is pejorative. For the feature film of the week, the cast visits Palm Springs, the Hulu original film directed by Max Barbakow.

Learn more about Tenet’s delay here.
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/Filmcast Ep. 575 – The Old Guard

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In this week’s episode, Dave and Jeff compare expanding your germ circle to youtube collaborations and sexual relations. For the feature review, the cast watches The Old Guard, the Netflix film directed by Gina Prince-Bythewood and stars Charlize Theron and Kiki Layne.

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/Filmcast Ep. 574 – Hamilton

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Devindra praises the start-up Carvana while David trashes the app Quibi. For the feature review, the cast finally streams Hamilton, the sensational Broadway musical created by Lin Manuel Miranda, now available on Disney Plus. Read Christopher Nolan’s position on chairs on set here. Read Vulture’s feature about Quibi here.