325 episodes

In The Filmcast, hardcore geeks David Chen, Devindra Hardawar, and Jeff Cannata debate, pontificate, and delve into the latest films, TV shows, and other entertainment-related items from the past week. Weekly guests include everyday bloggers, webmaster luminaries, film directors, and movie stars from all walks of life. You can reach us at slashfilmcast@gmail.com and find more podcast episodes at http://www.thefilmcast.com

The Filmcast (AKA The Slashfilmcast‪)‬ The /Filmcast (AKA The Slashfilmcast)

    • TV & Film
    • 4.7 • 337 Ratings

In The Filmcast, hardcore geeks David Chen, Devindra Hardawar, and Jeff Cannata debate, pontificate, and delve into the latest films, TV shows, and other entertainment-related items from the past week. Weekly guests include everyday bloggers, webmaster luminaries, film directors, and movie stars from all walks of life. You can reach us at slashfilmcast@gmail.com and find more podcast episodes at http://www.thefilmcast.com

    Ep. 646 - tick, tick…BOOM!

    Ep. 646 - tick, tick…BOOM!

    David, Devindra, and Jeff remember iconic composer Stephen Sondheim. Devindra previews Sundance Film Festival this year. For the feature review, the cast watches tick, tick…BOOM! Lin-Manuel Miranda’s feature directorial debut. 



    Use #slashtag on Twitter to recommend a title for us to watch. Thanks to Mike C for building the Hashtag Slashtag website: https://hashtagslashtag.com/




    Thanks to our sponsors this week: MUBI.

    Visit mubi.com/FILMCAST for a month of free movies.



    Weekly Plugs

    David - David’s Twitter Space about Mr. Beast’s YouTube video (with Valentina Vee)


    Devindra - First details on Sundance’s next VR/digital festival experience


    Jeff - 5by5.tv/dlc





    Shownotes (All timestamps are approximate only)

    What we've been watching  (~07:00)

    David - Flee, Belfast, Arcane Season 1, Mr. Beast’s Squid Game recreation, Tim Heidecker’s Joe Rogan parody

    Devindra - Raging Fire, Dr. Brain, Hawkeye, How to with John Wilson 

    Jeff - Hawkeye, The Beatles Get Back sessions





    Feature  (~1:06:35)
    tick, tick...BOOM!
    Spoilers (~1:24:05)




    Support David's artistic endeavors at his Patreon. Listen and subscribe to David’s newest podcast Culturally Relevant and subscribe to his YouTube channel. Check out Jeff Cannata’s D&D show The Dungeon Run and listen to We Have Concerns. 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 @thefilmcastpod.



    Credits:


    Our theme song is by Varsity Blue, the newest project by Tim McEwan from The Midnight.
    Our Slashfilmcourt music comes from SMHMUSIC.com. Our weekly plugs music comes from Noah Ross. Our spoiler bumper comes from filmmaker Kyle Corwith. This episode is edited by Beidi A.
    If you’d like advertise with us or sponsor us, please e-mail slashfilmcast@gmail.com.
    You can support the podcast by going to patreon.com/filmpodcast or by leaving a review on Apple Podcasts.

    • 1 hr 45 min
    Ep. 645 - Ghostbusters: Afterlife (GUEST: Dan Murrell)

    Ep. 645 - Ghostbusters: Afterlife (GUEST: Dan Murrell)

    This week, David, Devindra, and Jeff are joined by Dan Murrell to chat about Ghostbusters: Afterlife.  How does the fourth film in the Ghostbusters franchise, directed by Jason Reitman, measure up to the originals? 




    Subscribe to Dan's YouTube channel here.   

    Follow Dan on Twitter here.  

    Support Dan's Patreon page here.  



    Use #slashtag on Twitter to recommend a title for us to watch. Thanks to Mike C for building the Hashtag Slashtag website: https://hashtagslashtag.com/

    Thanks to our sponsors this week: Prisoner Wines and Feals.


    Go to theprisonerwine.com/FILMCAST for 20% off plus free shipping on your first purchase. 
    Go to feals.com/FILMCAST and get 50% off first order with free shipping




    Weekly Plugs

    David - David interviews Nick Quah on Culturally Relevant


    Devindra - Halo Infinite preview


    Jeff - cameo.com/jeffcannata





    Shownotes (All timestamps are approximate only)

    What we've been watching  (~1:15)

    David - King Richard, Hawkeye, Tiger King Season 2, Licorice Pizza, Benedetta

    Devindra - King Richard, Cowboy Bebop 

    Jeff - Licorice Pizza, Cowboy Bebop, The Great Season 2, Wheel of Time





    Feature  (~1:00:30)
    Ghostbusters: Afterlife
    Spoilers (~1:24:30)




    Support David's artistic endeavors at his Patreon. Listen and subscribe to David’s newest podcast Culturally Relevant and subscribe to his YouTube channel. Check out Jeff Cannata’s D&D show The Dungeon Run and listen to We Have Concerns. 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 @thefilmcastpod.



    Credits:


    Our music sometimes comes from the work of Adam Warrock. Our Slashfilmcourt music comes from SMHMUSIC.com. Our weekly plugs music comes from Noah Ross. Our spoiler bumper comes from filmmaker Kyle Corwith. This episode is edited by Beidi A.
    If you’d like advertise with us or sponsor us, please e-mail slashfilmcast@gmail.com.
    You can support the podcast by going to patreon.com/filmpodcast or by leaving a review on Apple Podcasts.

    • 1 hr 59 min
    Ep. 644 - The French Dispatch

    Ep. 644 - The French Dispatch

    It’s the new Filmcast theme song! David, Devindra and Jeff reach into the mailbag and discuss reactions to the Eternals review. For the feature film, the Filmcast watches The French Dispatch, the latest Wes Anderson joint. 



    Use #slashtag on Twitter to recommend a title for us to watch. Thanks to Mike C for building the Hashtag Slashtag website: https://hashtagslashtag.com/




    Thanks to our sponsors this week: StoryWorth and Theragun.


    Go to StoryWorth.com/slashfilmcast to get $10 off your purchase! 
    Get your Gen 4 Theragun at theragun.com/FILMCAST. 




    Weekly Plugs

    David - David interviews a listener who got COVID-19 from watching DUNE


    Devindra - Engadget Podcast interview with Ethan Zuckerman on the metaverse


    Jeff - twitch.tv/thedungeonrun





    Shownotes (All timestamps are approximate only)

    What we've been watching  (~13:15)

    David - Red Notice, Found

    Devindra - Star Trek Prodigy, Arcane, Passing

    Jeff - Arcane, The Shrink Next Door, Heels episode 1





    Feature  (~1:12:50)
    The French Dispatch
    Spoilers (~1:25:25)




    Support David's artistic endeavors at his Patreon. Listen and subscribe to David’s newest podcast Culturally Relevant and subscribe to his YouTube channel. Check out Jeff Cannata’s D&D show The Dungeon Run and listen to We Have Concerns. 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 @thefilmcastpod.



    Credits:


    Our theme song is by Varsity Blue, the newest project by Tim McEwan from The Midnight.
    Our Slashfilmcourt music comes from SMHMUSIC.com. Our weekly plugs music comes from Noah Ross. Our spoiler bumper comes from filmmaker Kyle Corwith. This episode is edited by Beidi A.
    If you’d like advertise with us or sponsor us, please e-mail slashfilmcast@gmail.com.
    You can support the podcast by going to patreon.com/filmpodcast or by leaving a review on Apple Podcasts.

    • 1 hr 42 min
    Ep. 643 - Eternals (GUEST: Katie Smith-Wong)

    Ep. 643 - Eternals (GUEST: Katie Smith-Wong)

    This week, David gets a new “B-movies Corner” stinger music. For the feature review, the Filmcast is joined by critic Katie Smith-Wong to discuss Eternals. Tune in to find out how the Academy Award-winning director Chloe Zhao may have made one of the worst Marvel movies. 



    Follow Katie on Twitter @KatieSmithWong




    Listen to Katie’s interview with Chloe Zhao here. 



    Use #slashtag on Twitter to recommend a title for us to watch. Thanks to Mike C for building the Hashtag Slashtag website: https://hashtagslashtag.com/

    Thanks to our sponsors this week: Hello Fresh and MUBI.


    Go to HelloFresh.com and use code FILMCAST14 for 14 free meals, including free shipping
    Visit mubi.com/FILMCAST for a month of free movies.




    Weekly Plugs

    David - Eternals video review (plus some thoughts on fan entitlement)


    Devindra - Dune sound designer interview 

    Jeff - Corpse Medicine and Tertis Effects WHC





    Shownotes (All timestamps are approximate only)

    What we've been watching  (~2:15)

    David - Dune in IMAX, Spencer, Venom 2

    Devindra - The Harder They Fall

    Jeff - Venom 2, Finch, first episode of Wayne





    Feature  (~57:30)
    Eternals
    Spoilers (~1:29:20)




    Support David's artistic endeavors at his Patreon. Listen and subscribe to David’s newest podcast Culturally Relevant and subscribe to his YouTube channel. Check out Jeff Cannata’s D&D show The Dungeon Run and listen to We Have Concerns. 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 @thefilmcastpod.



    Credits:


    Our music sometimes comes from the work of Adam Warrock. Our Slashfilmcourt music comes from SMHMUSIC.com. Our weekly plugs music comes from Noah Ross. Our spoiler bumper comes from filmmaker Kyle Corwith. This episode is edited by Beidi A.
    If you’d like advertise with us or sponsor us, please e-mail slashfilmcast@gmail.com.
    You can support the podcast by going to patreon.com/filmpodcast or by leaving a review on Apple Podcasts.

    • 2 hrs 15 min
    After Dark: Titane (GUEST: Valerie Complex from Deadline)

    After Dark: Titane (GUEST: Valerie Complex from Deadline)

    David and Devindra tackle Julia Ducournau's newest film Titane with some help from Valerie Complex from Deadline.com.

    • 45 min
    Ep. 642 - Last Night in Soho (GUEST: Alisha Grauso)

    Ep. 642 - Last Night in Soho (GUEST: Alisha Grauso)

    This week, Devindra checks out V/H/S/94 while Jeff gives his co-hosts a surprise. For the feature review, the Filmcast is joined by Alisha Grauso to chat about Last Night in Soho, the latest movie by director Edgar Wright.

    Check out the interview with director Edgar Wright on David’s other podcast Culturally Relevant.

    Follow Alisha on Twitter at @AlishaGrauso




    Use #slashtag on Twitter to recommend a title for us to watch. Thanks to Mike C for building the Hashtag Slashtag website: https://hashtagslashtag.com/

    Thanks to our sponsors this week: Manly Bands and AMC Shudder.


    Visit manlybands.com/FILMCAST and get 21% off.  
    Go to shudder.com and use code FILMCAST for 30 days free. 




    Weekly Plugs

    David - David interviews Edgar Wright at Culturally Relevant 


    Devindra - Engadget Podcast on the Pixel 6 review, Facebook Papers


    Jeff - cameo.com/jeffcannata





    Shownotes (All timestamps are approximate only)

    What we've been watching  (~2:15)

    David - Don’t Breathe 2, The Protege, The Forever Purge

    Devindra - Maya and the Three, Fear Street 1978, V/H/S/94 

    Jeff - Scenes from a Marriage, Raw





    Feature  (~1:05:30)
    Last Night in Soho
    Spoilers (~1:27:20)




    Support David's artistic endeavors at his Patreon. Listen and subscribe to David’s newest podcast Culturally Relevant and subscribe to his YouTube channel. Check out Jeff Cannata’s D&D show The Dungeon Run and listen to We Have Concerns. 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 @thefilmcastpod.



    Credits:


    Our music sometimes comes from the work of Adam Warrock. Our Slashfilmcourt music comes from SMHMUSIC.com. Our weekly plugs music comes from Noah Ross. Our spoiler bumper comes from filmmaker Kyle Corwith. This episode is edited by Beidi A.
    If you’d like advertise with us or sponsor us, please e-mail slashfilmcast@gmail.com.
    You can support the podcast by going to patreon.com/filmpodcast or by leaving a review on Apple Podcasts.

    • 1 hr 59 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
337 Ratings

337 Ratings

Kyle Wasko ,

Best film podcast there is.

Been listening since The Wire ep over a decade ago...and the show is still terrific. Thanks, guys!

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Well worth the time

Great podcast, I don’t always agree with the reviews but I always get good ideas of new things to watch.

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Love it!

One of my absolute favourites. The hosts are so wonderful, the discussions are so interesting. Excellent all around!

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