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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
    • 4.6 • 3.1K 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. 653 - The Tragedy of Macbeth (GUEST: Caroline Siede)

    Ep. 653 - The Tragedy of Macbeth (GUEST: Caroline Siede)

    This week, David and Devindra are joined by Caroline Siede to chat about Yellow Jacket, Search Party, and Encanto. For the feature, the Filmcast reviews The Tragedy of Macbeth. Tune in to hear what mixing Denzel Washington, Frances McDormand, Joel Coen, and Shakespeare produces.

    Follow Caroline on Twitter here. Listen to her Role Calling podcast 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 sponsor this week: Headspace.
    Go to headspace.com/FILMCAST for a free month trial. 




    Weekly Plugs

    Caroline - my Role Calling podcast


    David - DChen’s Patreon reviews of TV/films


    Devindra - Just listen to the Engadget Podcast!




    Shownotes (All timestamps are approximate only)

    What we've been watching  (~4:50)

    Caroline - Don’t Look Up, Roman Holiday, The Matrix Resurrections rewatch

    David - Cheer S2, Yellowjackets, Search Party S5

    Devindra - Encanto, Yellowjackets, Station Eleven, Insecure, The Righteous Gemstones S2, Sort Of 





    Feature  (~53:49)
    The Tragedy of Macbeth (contains spoilers)




    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 35 min
    Ep. 652 - Don't Look Up

    Ep. 652 - Don't Look Up

    David, Devindra, and Jeff discuss whether or not the Golden Globes actually happened, reflect on some incredible documentaries, then dive into Adam McKay's latest.

    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/





    Weekly Plugs
    David - David's Twitter Spaces with Scott Mendelsohn
    Devindra - Engadget Podcast: Everything we loved (and hated) at CES 2022
    Jeff - Jeff's Cameo 



    Shownotes (All timestamps are approximate only)



    What we've been watching  (~26:01)
    David - The Rescue, Raging Fire, Yellowjackets
    Devindra - A Hero, Benedetta, The Last Duel
    Jeff - The Detroiters, Search Party



    Feature  (~1:02:50)
    Don't Look Up
    Spoilers (1:29:55)


    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. 
    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 53 min
    After Dark: Looking Back on the Films of 2021

    After Dark: Looking Back on the Films of 2021

    David, Jeff, and Devindra look back on the films of 2021 and discuss:


    Honorable mentions
    Biggest disappointments
    Movies we didn't get
    Movies they didn't get
    Best film of 2022

    • 47 min
    Ep. 651 - The Top 10 Films of 2021

    Ep. 651 - The Top 10 Films of 2021

    It’s the most wonderful episode of the year! For the first episode of 2022, David, Devindra, and Jeff count down their top ten films of 2021. In a year full of ups and downs, tune in to find out what the Filmcast loved in and out of the movie theaters. 
     

    Read The Playlist’s biggest entertainment stories of the year 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 tonight: Netflix Podcast, Mint Mobile, NordVPN. 





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    Weekly Plugs

    David - Culturally Relevant: 5 Lessons from 2021


    Jeff - The Dungeon Run episode 105 coming this week! 

    Devindra - All of my CES 2022 coverage





    Shownotes (All timestamps are approximate only)

    Top Ten Movies of 2021 (~41:00)



    Jeff’s top ten:

    10. Don’t Look Up

    9. The French Dispatch 

    8. Last Night in Soho 

    7. Nine Days 

    6. Red Rocket

    5. Mass

    4. Werewolves Within

    3. C’mon c’mon

    2. The Worst in the Person World 

    1. Bo Burnham: Inside 




    Devindra’s top ten:

    10. The Harder They Fall

    9. The Power of the Dog 

    8. Barb and Star Go to Vista Del Mar  

    7. The Disciple  

    6. The French Dispatch 

    5. Pig

    4. Dune

    3. Drive My Car

    2. The Green Knight
    1. The Matrix Resurrections




    David’s top ten:

    10. Plan B 

    9. The Card Counter

    8. Flee  

    7. Mass 

    6. Bendetta 

    5. Drive My Car

    4. Dune

    3. The Last Duel

    2. Spider-Man: No Way Home

    1. Nine Days




    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.

    • 2 hr 25 min
    Ep. 650 - The Matrix Resurrections (GUEST: Patrick H. Willems)

    Ep. 650 - The Matrix Resurrections (GUEST: Patrick H. Willems)

    Happy Holidays! This week, the Filmcast leaps into The Matrix Resurrections with Patrick H. Willems. Does the fourth installment in The Matrix series, directed by Lana Wachowski, live up to the original? 
     

    Subscribe to Patrick's YouTube channel here.  

    Follow Patrick on Twitter 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: PrettyLitter and NordVPN.





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    Weekly Plugs

    David - David’s YouTube reviews of Spider-Man and Matrix Resurrections


    Patrick - Patrick Explains THE NICE GUYS (And Why It's Great) - Christmas Special


    Devindra - What to watch over the 2021 holidays


    Jeff - 5by5.tv/dlc - Upcoming best of the year!




    Shownotes (All timestamps are approximate only)

    What we've been watching  (~24:30)

    David - House of Gucci, Boiling Point, 

    Patrick - Benedetta, Petite Maman, West Side Story

    Devindra - Station Eleven, Hawkeye, Nightmare Alley, The Rescue 

    Jeff - Station Eleven, Macgruber, C'mon C'mon





    Feature  (~1:18:45)
    The Matrix Resurrections
    Spoilers (~1:30:20)




    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 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.

    • 2 hr 19 min
    Ep. 649 - Spider-Man: No Way Home (GUEST: Dan Gvozden from The Amazing Spider-Talk)

    Ep. 649 - Spider-Man: No Way Home (GUEST: Dan Gvozden from The Amazing Spider-Talk)

    David, Devindra, and Jeff chat about the shocking season finale of Succession. For the feature review, the Filmcast cannot discuss the much-anticipated new Spider-Man movie without inviting Dan Gvozden, host of the Amazing Spider-Talk podcast. Tune in for the spoiler-filled review of Spider-Man: No Way Home.  
     
    Follow Dan on Twitter and Listen to the Amazing Spider-Talk podcast 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: NordVPN, Prisoner Wines, MUBI Inc. 


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    Weekly Plugs

    David - Quick reactions on David’s Patreon page


    Devindra - Engadget Podcast on the Analogue Pocket


    Jeff - The Dungeon Run episode 104 (link won’t be active until Friday)

    Dan - Hollywood Reporter article




    Shownotes (All timestamps are approximate only)

    What we've been watching  (~2:50)

    David - C’Mon C’Mon

    Devindra - Voir

    Jeff - Succession Season 3 (with spoilers)

    Dan- How to With Jon Wilson, Come and See (Criterion)





    Feature  (~49:30)
    Spider-Man: No Way Home (contains spoilers)




    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.

    • 2 hr 1 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
3.1K Ratings

3.1K Ratings

Meteor74830 ,

An enjoyable and thoughtful crew

Many thanks the Filmcast crew for their tireless dedication to enjoyable and substantive reviews and discussion on film and television. A special thanks to Mr. David Chen for bringing this great podcast to my attention through his other works, which I continue to enjoy.

BishopNull ,

Great podcast for movies

Fantastic chemistry and discussions by friends on movies - these guys the best!

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Nice

Good podcast about movies

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