/Filmcast Ep. 589 – The Trial of the Chicago 7

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David, Devindra, and Jeff review the Netflix movie The Trial of the Chicago 7. The film, written and directed by Aaron Sorkin, tells the story of the uprising at the 1968 Democratic National Convention in Chicago.
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/Filmcast Ep. 588 – Ted Lasso

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David, Devindra, and Jeff check in on the state of theaters and direct-to-streaming movies. For the feature review, the cast binges the whole season of Ted Lasso, the Apple TV + series. Tune in to hear how David magically set up a Slashfilmcast Patreon in under 30 seconds.

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Read Witney Seibold’s thread about the future of movie theaters here.  Read Scott Mendleson’s article about Tenet here.
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Weekly Plugs
David – A tour of my Blu-Ray collection
Jeff – The Dungeon Run episode 67
Shownotes (All timestamps are approximate only)
What we’ve been watching (~24:00)
Jeff – First 2 eps of Emily in Paris, Long Way Up, My Neighbor Totoro (per devindra’s advice), Scare Me
Devindra – The Haunting of Bly Manor, Larry Wilmore on Peacock, Selena + Chef
David – 2020: A 1917 Parody, David Attenborough: A Life On Our Planet
Feature (~1:16:00) 
Ted Lasso
Spoilers (~1:34:00) 

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David, Devindra, and Jeff are joined by Stephen Tobolowsky, actor and friend of the show, to chat about life in quarantine,  state of movie theaters, and content they have been watching. For the feature review, the cast changes course from Enola Holmes to Dick Johnson Is Dead, documentary film directed by Kirsten Johnson.

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/Filmcast Ep. 596 – One Cut of the Dead

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This week, David, Devindra, and Jeff get a surreal e-mail from long time listener Joshua. For the feature review, the cast followed the recommendation on #slashtag and watched One Cut of the Dead, the Japanese zombie comedy directed by Shinichiro Ueda.

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/Filmcast Ep. 585 – The Devil All the Time

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David, Devindra, and Jeff talk about the winners and losers at this year’s virtual Emmys. For the feature review, the cast goes over The Devil All the Time, the latest Netflix movie directed by Antonio Campos.

Read about Robert Pattinson’s lack of dialect coach here. Check out Drew McWeeny’s newsletter, Formerly Dangerous, here.
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/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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project power trailer

#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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