The 2018 Summer Movie Wager Results and Podcast

Devindra Hardawar, David ChenGermain Lussier, Jeff Cannata, Peter Sciretta, and Kristy Puchko reconvene to discuss the results of their 2018 box office summer movie wager results. Did Jeff make a catastrophic mistake by including Christopher Robin or did the surprise slump of Solo: A Star Wars Story help someone eek out a victory? Below, you’ll find the actual box office rankings for this summer, as well as Dave, Jeff, Peter, Germain and Kristy’s original rankings. Hit the jump to download and listen to the podcast.
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/Filmcast Ep. 483 – Searching

Searching trailer

David, Devindra and Jeff discuss the fun action of Upgrade, the perfectly enjoyable Juliet, Naked, and what it means to be a working actor. Be sure to check out The Big Picture’s interview with Aneesh Chaganty, as well as Ben Pearson’s interview.

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/Filmcast Ep. 482 – The Happytime Murders

Happytime Murders True Hollywood Story

David, Jeff, and Kristy discuss whether magic specials can work in the modern age, get down with Mamma Mia: Here We Go Again, and lament the agita of sitting near jerks in theaters. Be sure to check out Kristy’s review of The Happytime Murders.

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/Filmcast Ep. 481 – Crazy Rich Asians

David, Devindra, Jeff, and Hoai-Tran Bui discuss The Meg’s PG-13 rating, the pleasures of Castle Rock, and the brilliance of HBO’s Succession. Be sure to read Hoai-Tran’s pieces about what Crazy Rich Asians gets right about Asian-American identity, and why it’s good that the film doesn’t try to break stereotypes. Also, check out Jason Concepcion’s piece on the anti-capitalist message of Succession.
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/Filmcast Ep. 480 – The Meg and BlackkKlansman

David, Devindra, and Jeff discuss their favorite crossover events of all time, thank the #SaveDaveWave, plus David has a special announcement to celebrate opening weekend of Crazy Rich Asians. Be sure to read about how Crazy Rich Asians was made, the #GoldOpen movement, and how BlackkKlansman got revenge on Birth of a Nation.

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Blindspotting review

David, Devindra, Jeff, and Kristy discuss the fun of Teen Titans Go! To The Movies, the enjoyability of HBO’s Succession, and the riveting Netflix documentary, The Staircase. Also, Jeff gets disappointed by modern Blu-ray special features.

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Fallout spoiler review
David, Devindra, Jeff, are joined by Patrick Willems to review Mission: Impossible – Fallout. Check out Patrick’s video essays about why Mission: impossible movies are great and who is Ethan Hunt, really. Also check out Patrick’s podcast about Josh Hartnett, We Heart Hartnett.

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/Filmcast Ep. 477 – Sorry to Bother You

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David, Devindra, Jeff, and Kristy discuss what The Equalizer doesn’t understand about its own appeal, and check out Carlos Lopez Estrada’s Blindspotting. Plus, Kristy reports back from the 2018 Fantasia International Film Festival.

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/Filmcast Ep. 476 – Skyscraper

David, Devindra, and Jeff discuss Moviepass’s surge pricing, try to figure out what’s up with Three Identical Strangers, and get ambivalent about Who Is America. Be sure to read Aja Romano’s review of Who Is America, Jen Chaney’s review of Who Is America, Kristen Lopez’s piece on disability in Skyscraper, and Katy Sullivan’s perspective on Skyscraper.

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/Filmcast Ep. 475 – Ant-Man and the Wasp

ant-man and the wasp box office tracking

David, Devindra, Jeff, and Kristy discuss AMC’s Stubs A-List, the new season of GLOW, Ryan Murphy’s Pose, and the thought-provoking Nanette.

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