The /Filmcast

The /Filmcast

United Kingdom

A Film / Movie Podcast for the Masses

Episodes

Ep. 419 – Alien: Covenant  

David, Devindra and Jeff delve into the new Twin Peaks and get impressed by the Seattle International Film Festival’s 2017 program. Also: Come see Stephen Tobolowsky and David Chen live this Sunday, May 28th! Details here. You can always e-mail us at slashfilmcast(AT)gmail(DOT)com, or call and … Continue reading

Ep. 418 – King Arthur: Legend of the Sword  

David, Devindra and Jeff re-affirm that Doug Liman’s still got “it,” debate the merits of naming your child Kylo, and praise the new season of Master of None. Be sure to read how Matt Zoller Seitz inspired this week’s Leftovers. You can always e-mail us … Continue reading

Ep. 417 – Colossal  

David, Devindra, and Jeff are joined by Hoai-Tran Bui to discuss Nacho Vigalondo’s new film, Colossal. In the After Dark, Devindra and David chat about Lost City of Z, The Circle, and immersive VR experiences. Learn more about the Born Sexy Yesterday trope. SHOWNOTES … Continue reading

The 2017 Summer Movie Wager  

It’s that time of year again — the Summer movie season is upon us. And the /Filmcast team have once again gathered to compete in the 2017 Summer Movie Wager. This is the eleventh annual edition of this game. Wager your own … Continue reading

Ep. 416 – Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2  

David, Devindra and Jeff dispute the greatness of American Gods, praise the brilliance of Dear White People, and wonder whether David is a sociopath for forcing everyone to watch Gods of Egypt. You can always e-mail us at slashfilmcast(AT)gmail(DOT)com, or call and leave a voicemail at 781-583-1993. Also, like … Continue reading

Ep. 415 – Free Fire  

David, Devindra and Jeff remember the work of Jonathan Demme, get psyched for the comeback of M. Night Shyamalan, and discuss what it’s like to have a Ratatouille moment. In the After Dark, Dave and Jeff discuss the art of Las Vegas magic. Be sure to … Continue reading

Bonus Ep. – Your Name  

In this bonus episode, Jeff, David, and Devindra discuss Makoto Shinkai’s new hit film, Your Name. Then, in the After Dark, they discuss how reality has outpaced art, and what is up with Scriptbook’s analysis of Fences. You can always e-mail … Continue reading

Ep. 414 – The Fate of the Furious  

David, Devindra and Jeff are joined by Ben Pearson to discuss The Fate of the Furious, and what makes a good Fast and Furious movie these days. Be sure to check out Ben’s article ranking the most ridiculous moments in the series. You can always e-mail us … Continue reading

Ep. 413 – The Discovery  

David, Devindra and Jeff discuss the Academy’s new rules about documentaries, whether someone can be guilty of drive-by spoiling, and why the plot of The Fugitive makes no sense. Read up on why The Fugitive is great. You can always e-mail us at slashfilmcast(AT)gmail(DOT)com, or call and leave a … Continue reading

Ep. 412 – Ghost in the Shell  

David, Devindra and Jeff discuss the shocking horror film Raw and the brilliance of Big Little Lies. Also, new /Film writer Hoai-Tran Bui joins us to discuss Ghost in the Shell. FYI: Our review next week will be Netflix’s The Discovery. Be sure to read … Continue reading

Ep. 411 – Life  

David and Devindra go Jeff-less this week and discuss the prospect of a new season of True Detective, plus they share some disappointment over the new Dave Chappelle comedy specials. We’re giving away a Blu-Ray of Silence! To enter our Silence contest, email slashfilmcast(at)gmail(dot)com with the subject … Continue reading

Ep. 410 – T2 Trainspotting  

With Dave on vacation, Devindra and Jeff review the sequel we didn’t know we needed, T2 Trainspotting. They also chat about this year’s SXSW, the prospect of new Matrix films, and the downsides of good shows on streaming platforms nobody is subscribing to (looking … Continue reading

Ep. 409 – Kong: Skull Island  

David, Jeff, and Brad discuss the latest mega monster film in theaters, Kong: Skull Island. Then in the After Dark, we discuss listener recommendations for TV shows, talk Nintendo Switch, go over your Logan feedback, and figure out what a money horse really … Continue reading

Ep. 408 – Logan  

David, Devindra and Jeff discuss the underappreciated Cop Land, the hilarity of Catastrophe, and what to do when you’re at a party and they put on a movie in the wrong aspect ratio. You can always e-mail us at slashfilmcast(AT)gmail(DOT)com, or call and leave a … Continue reading

Ep. 407 – Get Out (GUEST: Aisha Harris from Slate)  

David, Devindra and Jeff discuss Macon Blair’s impressive directorial debut, get pleasantly tickled by The Tickle King, and try to figure out WTF happened during the craziest Oscars moment ever. Be sure to read Harris’s take on the Oscars, and her review of Get Out. … Continue reading

Ep. 406 – A Cure for Wellness  

David, Devindra and Jeff discuss proper theater etiquette during movie credits, praise the portrayal of adolescence in Edge of Seventeen, and get awed by the performative brilliance of Sneaky Pete. Be sure to read up on fake news websites launched by A Cure for Wellness. You can … Continue reading

Ep. 405 – The Lego Batman Movie and John Wick: Chapter 2  

David, Devindra and Jeff discuss the inspiring short film The White Helmets, the surprisingly good Riverdale, the disappointing Santa Clarita Diet, and the visually spectacular Legion. Be sure to see Louis CK on dancing as a profession, and David’s thoughts on Six Feet Under’s ending. You can always … Continue reading

Ep. 404 – Rings  

David, Devindra and Jeff discuss the joy of Lego Batman and the surreal experience of watching the Super Bowl this year. Also, Peter Sciretta joins us to discuss the title for Star Wars: Episode VIII. Be sure to check out the Nerd Crew’s analysis of the new Star … Continue reading

Ep. 403 – 20th Century Women  

David, Devindra and Jeff discuss their reactions to the Oscar nominations, praise Jeff Nichols’ new film Loving, and recommend the absurd and zany Baskets. Also, check out Kyle Hillinger’s new film project here, see Jon Stewart’s takedown CNN’s tendency to leave it there, and watch John McTiernan’s latest video. You … Continue reading

Ep. 402 – Split  

David, Devindra and Jeff discuss M. Night Shyamalan’s latest. In the After Dark, we talk about top 10 lists, the fate of Twitter, and the psychological toll of Twitter. Read more about why Twitter is a mall and why Lindy West left Twitter. Also, we’re launching a Slack … Continue reading

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