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In the Slashfilmcast, 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 all our podcast episodes at http://www.slashfilmcast.com.

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

    • TV & Film
    • 4.6 • 2.8K Ratings

In the Slashfilmcast, 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 all our podcast episodes at http://www.slashfilmcast.com.

    Ep. 589 - The Trial of the Chicago 7

    Ep. 589 - The Trial of the Chicago 7

    The Slashfilmcast is launching a Patreon! Support us at  http://patreon.com/filmpodcast. 

    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. 

    Subscribe to Emily VanDerWerff’s newsletter here (https://emilyvdw.substack.com) .   

    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/

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    Weekly Plugs  (Thanks to updated shorter bumper from Cody)

    David - David interviews Richard Rushfield about how Hollywood is ending (https://culturallyrelevantshow.com/episodes/the-end-of-the-modern-hollywood-era-richard-rushfield-interview)

    Devindra - Engadget Podcast on iPhone 12 (https://www.engadget.com/podcast-apple-iphone-12-homepod-pixel-5-4a-5g-review-xbox-series-x-123040161.html) + Patrick Willem’s Coppola series (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uBqRAaZulAY)

    Jeff - Fan Controlled Show (http://twitch.tv/fcf)  

    Shownotes (All timestamps are approximate only)
    What we've been watching (~20:00) 

    Devindra - The 40 Year Old Version

    Jeff Cannata - Schitt’s Creek Season 1

    David - American Murder: The Family Next Door, Finished Raised By Wolves Season 1, Lovecraft Country Season 1

    Feature  (~1:10:30)
    The Trial of the Chicago 7 

    Support David's artistic endeavors at his Patreon (https://www.patreon.com/davechen) . Listen and subscribe to David’s newest podcast Culturally Relevant (https://culturallyrelevantshow.com/) and subscribe to his YouTube channel (http://youtube.com/davechensky) . Check out Jeff Cannata’s D&D show Dungeon Run (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC3BYmMS1F4rNWsAkCaEVhoQ) and listen to We Have Concerns (https://wehaveconcerns.com/) . Listen to Devindra's podcast with Engadget (https://www.engadget.com/2019/10/07/engadget-podcast-microsoft-apple-pcs/) 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 (https://twitter.com/slashfilmcast) or like us on Facebook. (https://facebook.com/slashfilmcast)

    Credits:

    Our music sometimes comes from the work of Adam Warrock (http://www.adamwarrock.com/) . You can download our theme song here. (http://www.adamwarrock.com/?p=3174) Our Slashfilmcourt music comes from SMHMUSIC.com (http://smhmusic.com/) . Our spoiler bumper comes from filmmaker Kyle Hillinger. (https://m.youtube.com/kylehillinger) This episode was edited by Beidi A.  (https://www.adamscostudio.com/)

    If you’d like advertise with us or sponsor us, please e-mail slashfilmcast@gmail.com.

    Contact us at our voicemail number: 781-583-1993

    You can donate and support the /Filmcast by going to slashfilm.com (http://slashfilm.com/) , clicking on the /Filmcast tab, and clicking on the sidebar “Donate” links! Thanks to all our donors this week!

    • 1 hr 48 min
    Ep. 588 - Ted Lasso

    Ep. 588 - Ted Lasso

    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.

    Back the Slashfilmcast on Patreon:  https://www.patreon.com/filmpodcast

    Read Witney Seibold’s thread about the future of movie theaters here (https://twitter.com/WitneySeibold/status/1315781651771789313) .  Read Scott Mendleson’s article about Tenet here (https://www.forbes.com/sites/scottmendelson/2020/10/11/box-office-tenet-was-the-right-movie-at-the-wrong-time/#7806933339eb) . 

    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: Candid, Native, and Hims. 

    Go to http://candidco.com/FILMCAST and enter the code FILMCAST for $75 off.

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    Weekly Plugs
    David - A tour of my Blu-Ray collection (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oIY9F35LG3Q&t=336s)

    Devindra - Bill Nye on the Engadget Podcast (https://www.engadget.com/podcast-bill-nye-vr-science-climate-change-prime-day-123040148.html)

    Jeff - The Dungeon Run episode 67 (https://youtu.be/MU4z3477jdw)

    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 (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=skgcruZichc) , David Attenborough: A Life On Our Planet

    Feature (~1:16:00) 

    Ted Lasso
    Spoilers (~1:34:00)

    Support David's artistic endeavors at his Patreon (https://www.patreon.com/davechen) . Listen and subscribe to David’s newest podcast Culturally Relevant (https://culturallyrelevantshow.com/) and subscribe to his YouTube channel (http://youtube.com/davechensky) . Check out Jeff Cannata’s D&D show Dungeon Run (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC3BYmMS1F4rNWsAkCaEVhoQ) and listen to We Have Concerns (https://wehaveconcerns.com/) . Listen to Devindra's podcast with Engadget (https://www.engadget.com/2019/10/07/engadget-podcast-microsoft-apple-pcs/) 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 (https://twitter.com/slashfilmcast) or like us on Facebook. (https://facebook.com/slashfilmcast)

    Credits:

    Our music sometimes comes from the work of Adam Warrock (http://www.adamwarrock.com/) . You can download our theme song here. (http://www.adamwarrock.com/?p=3174) Our Slashfilmcourt music comes from SMHMUSIC.com (http://smhmusic.com/) . Our spoiler bumper comes from filmmaker Kyle Hillinger. (https://m.youtube.com/kylehillinger) This episode was edited by Beidi A.  (https://www.adamscostudio.com/)

    If you’d like advertise with us or sponsor us, please e-mail slashfilmcast@gmail.com.

    Contact us at our voicemail number: 781-583-1993

    You can donate and support the /Filmcast by going to slashfilm.com (http://slashfilm.com/) , clicking on the /Filmcast tab, and clicking on the sidebar “Donate” links! Thanks to all our donors this week!

    • 1 hr 53 min
    Ep. 587 - Dick Johnson is Dead (GUEST: Stephen Tobolowsky)

    Ep. 587 - Dick Johnson is Dead (GUEST: Stephen Tobolowsky)

    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.

    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: Lightstream, Feals, and PrettyLitter. 

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    Weekly Plugs
    David - David interviews Stephen Tobolowsky on Culturally Relevant (https://culturallyrelevantshow.com/episodes/stephen-toblowsky-files-actor-hollywood)
    Stephen - The Tobolowsky Files (https://tobolowskyfiles.com/) and One Day at a Time on CBS
    Devindra - Engadget Podcast on the Pixel 5, Surface Laptop Go (https://www.engadget.com/podcast-google-pixel-5-4a-5g-chromecast-surface-laptop-go-123046751.html)
    Jeff - Fan Controlled Show (http://twitch.tv/FCF)  

    Shownotes (All timestamps are approximate only)
    What we've been watching (~28:00) 

    David - Raised By Wolves Ep. 1-3 

    Stephen - Michael Clayton, The Deer Hunter

    Devindra - Lovers Rock

    Jeff - Fargo Season 4 - first 2 episodes

    Feature (~1:06:00) 

    Dick Johnson Is Dead
    Spoilers (~1:34:00)

    Support David's artistic endeavors at his Patreon (https://www.patreon.com/davechen) . Listen and subscribe to David’s newest podcast Culturally Relevant (https://culturallyrelevantshow.com/) and subscribe to his YouTube channel (http://youtube.com/davechensky) . Check out Jeff Cannata’s D&D show Dungeon Run (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC3BYmMS1F4rNWsAkCaEVhoQ) and listen to We Have Concerns (https://wehaveconcerns.com/) . Listen to Devindra's podcast with Engadget (https://www.engadget.com/2019/10/07/engadget-podcast-microsoft-apple-pcs/) 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 (https://twitter.com/slashfilmcast) or like us on Facebook. (https://facebook.com/slashfilmcast)

    Credits:

    Our music sometimes comes from the work of Adam Warrock (http://www.adamwarrock.com/) . You can download our theme song here. (http://www.adamwarrock.com/?p=3174) Our Slashfilmcourt music comes from SMHMUSIC.com (http://smhmusic.com/) . Our spoiler bumper comes from filmmaker Kyle Hillinger. (https://m.youtube.com/kylehillinger) This episode was edited by Beidi A.  (https://www.adamscostudio.com/)

    If you’d like advertise with us or sponsor us, please e-mail slashfilmcast@gmail.com.

    Contact us at our voicemail number: 781-583-1993

    You can donate and support the /Filmcast by going to slashfilm.com (http://slashfilm.com/) , clicking on the /Filmcast tab, and clicking on the sidebar “Donate” links! Thanks to all our donors this week!

    • 1 hr 51 min
    Ep. 586 - One Cut of the Dead

    Ep. 586 - One Cut of the Dead

    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.

    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: Manscaped, Storyworth, Betterhelp. 

    Go to manscaped.com and use the promo code FILMCAST for 20% off.

    Go to storyworth.com/SLASHFILMCAST and get $10 off your first order. 

    Visit betterhelp.com/FILMCAST for 10% off your first month. 

    Weekly Plugs

    David - The Tobolowsky Files (http://tobolowskyfiles.com/) is back (and also on YouTube (http://youtube.com/tobofiles) )

    Devindra - Extra Hot Great (https://www.extrahotgreat.com/) for Utopia

    Jeff - Dungeon Run 65  (https://youtu.be/-nrOfGS7T18)

    Shownotes (All timestamps are approximate only)
    What we've been watching (~23:00) 

    David - The Trial of the Chicago Seven, Alps 
    Devindra - Utopia

    Jeff - Host, Console Wars

    Feature (~1:10:00) 

    One Cut of the Dead
    Spoilers (~1:17:00)

    Support David's artistic endeavors at his Patreon (https://www.patreon.com/davechen) . Listen and subscribe to David’s newest podcast Culturally Relevant (https://culturallyrelevantshow.com/) and subscribe to his YouTube channel (http://youtube.com/davechensky) . Check out Jeff Cannata’s D&D show Dungeon Run (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC3BYmMS1F4rNWsAkCaEVhoQ) and listen to We Have Concerns (https://wehaveconcerns.com/) . Listen to Devindra's podcast with Engadget (https://www.engadget.com/2019/10/07/engadget-podcast-microsoft-apple-pcs/) 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 (https://twitter.com/slashfilmcast) or like us on Facebook. (https://facebook.com/slashfilmcast)

    Credits:

    Our music sometimes comes from the work of Adam Warrock (http://www.adamwarrock.com/) . You can download our theme song here. (http://www.adamwarrock.com/?p=3174) Our Slashfilmcourt music comes from SMHMUSIC.com (http://smhmusic.com/) . Our spoiler bumper comes from filmmaker Kyle Hillinger. (https://m.youtube.com/kylehillinger) This episode was edited by Beidi A.  (https://www.adamscostudio.com/)

    If you’d like advertise with us or sponsor us, please e-mail slashfilmcast@gmail.com.

    Contact us at our voicemail number: 781-583-1993

    You can donate and support the /Filmcast by going to slashfilm.com (http://slashfilm.com/) , clicking on the /Filmcast tab, and clicking on the sidebar “Donate” links! Thanks to all our donors this week!

    • 1 hr 45 min
    Ep. 585 - The Devil All the Time

    Ep. 585 - The Devil All the Time

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

    Read about Robert Pattinson’s lack of dialect coach here (https://www.insider.com/robert-pattinson-shocking-accent-in-the-devil-all-the-time-2020-9) . Check out Drew McWeeny’s newsletter, Formerly Dangerous here (https://drewmcweeny.substack.com/) . 

    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: Quip, Ruined, and BetterHelp. 

    Go to http://getquip.com/FILMCAST and get your first re-fill for free!

    Check out Ruined -  a new horror movie podcast - wherever you get your podcasts.

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    Weekly Plugs

    David - Seth Porges on Culturally Relevant (https://culturallyrelevantshow.com/episodes/the-thrills-and-tragedy-of-class-action-park-with-seth-porges)
    Devindra - Microsoft’s Bethesda deal: Great for Game Pass, troubling for exclusives (https://www.engadget.com/microsoft-bethesda-zenimax-game-pass-200652624.html)
    Jeff - http://cameo.com/jeffcannata

    Shownotes (All timestamps are approximate only)
    What we've been watching (~18:00) 

    David - Rising Phoenix, Following, Lost in America, Streetwise 

    Devindra - Woke

    Jeff - Raised by Wolves

    Feature (~1:08:00) 

    The Devil All the Time
    Spoilers (~1:25:00)

    Support David's artistic endeavors at his Patreon (https://www.patreon.com/davechen) . Listen and subscribe to David’s newest podcast Culturally Relevant (https://culturallyrelevantshow.com/) and subscribe to his YouTube channel (http://youtube.com/davechensky) . Check out Jeff Cannata’s D&D show Dungeon Run (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC3BYmMS1F4rNWsAkCaEVhoQ) and listen to We Have Concerns (https://wehaveconcerns.com/) . Listen to Devindra's podcast with Engadget (https://www.engadget.com/2019/10/07/engadget-podcast-microsoft-apple-pcs/) 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 (https://twitter.com/slashfilmcast) or like us on Facebook. (https://facebook.com/slashfilmcast)

    Credits:

    Our music sometimes comes from the work of Adam Warrock (http://www.adamwarrock.com/) . You can download our theme song here. (http://www.adamwarrock.com/?p=3174) Our Slashfilmcourt music comes from SMHMUSIC.com (http://smhmusic.com/) . Our spoiler bumper comes from filmmaker Kyle Hillinger. (https://m.youtube.com/kylehillinger) This episode was edited by Beidi A.  (https://www.adamscostudio.com/)

    If you’d like advertise with us or sponsor us, please e-mail slashfilmcast@gmail.com.

    Contact us at our voicemail number: 781-583-1993

    You can donate and support the /Filmcast by going to slashfilm.com (http://slashfilm.com/) , clicking on the /Filmcast tab, and clicking on the sidebar “Donate” links! Thanks to all our donors this week!

    • 1 hr 43 min
    Ep. 584 - I'm Thinking of Ending Things

    Ep. 584 - I'm Thinking of Ending Things

    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.

    Thanks to our sponsors this week: BetterHelp, Quip, and LightStream. 

    Visit betterhelp.com/FILMCAST for 10% off your first month. 

    Go to http://getquip.com/FILMCAST and get your first re-fill for free!

    Visit to http://lightstream.com/FILMCAST for additional interest rate discount on your personal loans. 

    Weekly Plugs

    David - What’s happening in I’m Thinking of Ending Things (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qm7Q8GMi8ng)

    Devindra - Xbox Series S is a great freaking deal (https://www.engadget.com/xbox-series-s-next-gen-gaming-value-microsoft-184635809.html)  

    Jeff - http://cameo.com/jeffcannata

    Shownotes (All timestamps are approximate only)
    What we've been watching (~20:00) 

    David - Assassin 33 A.D., Synecdoche, New York

    Devindra - Star Trek Lower Decks, Teenage Bounty Hunters

    Jeff - Norsemen

    Feature (~1:02:00) 

    I'm Thinking of Ending Things
    Spoilers (~1:24:00)

    Support David's artistic endeavors at his Patreon (https://www.patreon.com/davechen) . Listen and subscribe to David’s newest podcast Culturally Relevant (https://culturallyrelevantshow.com/) and subscribe to his YouTube channel (http://youtube.com/davechensky) . Check out Jeff Cannata’s D&D show Dungeon Run (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC3BYmMS1F4rNWsAkCaEVhoQ) and listen to We Have Concerns (https://wehaveconcerns.com/) . Listen to Devindra's podcast with Engadget (https://www.engadget.com/2019/10/07/engadget-podcast-microsoft-apple-pcs/) 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 (https://twitter.com/slashfilmcast) or like us on Facebook. (https://facebook.com/slashfilmcast)

    Credits:

    Our music sometimes comes from the work of Adam Warrock (http://www.adamwarrock.com/) . You can download our theme song here. (http://www.adamwarrock.com/?p=3174) Our Slashfilmcourt music comes from SMHMUSIC.com (http://smhmusic.com/) . Our spoiler bumper comes from filmmaker Kyle Hillinger. (https://m.youtube.com/kylehillinger) This episode was edited by Beidi A.  (https://www.adamscostudio.com/)

    If you’d like advertise with us or sponsor us, please e-mail slashfilmcast@gmail.com.

    Contact us at our voicemail number: 781-583-1993

    You can donate and support the /Filmcast by going to slashfilm.com (http://slashfilm.com/) , clicking on the /Filmcast tab, and clicking on the sidebar “Donate” links! Thanks to all our donors this week!

    • 1 hr 55 min

Customer Reviews

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Jman 7778 ,

The Personalities Are Phenomenal

All unique with a good amount of contrast and overlap. Dave, Devindra, and Jeff will be the reason why you stay week in and week out. There is a good amount of fandom, critical analysis, fun banter, and just overall great conversations. This is accessible and fun to the casual film watchers and cinephiles alike. Give it a listen!

BenzSolo ,

Begging for Patreon Members

The first segment of this week’s podcast consisted of a shameless Patreon pitch. No one tunes in to get pitched Patreon membership for 15 minutes. Truly awful. Also, Jeff begged everyone to go vote, as if we haven’t been told enough, so it will be “a landslide”. Awful podcast.

AE3254 ,

Whining, Blubbering, and Crying

Before getting into the “What We’ve Been Watching” segment, the 3 whining hosts take a few minutes to blame the President for the movie industry stalling. I am sure that this is their standard response to any difficulty in their lives. In other news, the episode was subpar.

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