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Best Matt and Bob Johnson podcasts we could find (updated January 2020)
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Updated January 2020
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A father and son watch old classic movies and then review them. Sometimes we even sound like we know what we're talking about.
 
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 www.slashfilmcast.com.
 
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From 1959 “Odds Against Tomorrow” is a taut and foreboding film about a bank robbery, racial hatred and human weakness that many people think is also an allegory for the cold war tension at that time between the U.S. and U.S.S.R. Director Robert Wise selected early spring of March 1959 and creative cinematography using black and white film to succe…
 
David goes to Hollywood and meets a very culturally relevant character. For the feature review, the cast plus Melissa Tamminga, writer for @SeattleScreen, discuss Greta Gerwig’s Little Women, the latest reincarnation of the beloved story. Thanks to our sponsor this week: Pretty litter, Lightstream, Quip Go to prettylitter.com and use the code FILMC…
 
David, Devindra, Jeff chat about the latest Oscar nominations, the new Avatar concept car, and new 8k TV releases (spoiler alert: don’t buy one yet). The cast reviews 1917, a historic war epic written and directed by Sam Mendes. To come see David and watch The Tobolowsky Files recorded live, go to filmingtobo.com (please only RSVP if you could make…
 
In the Heat of the Night” from 1967 takes us to the small town of Sparta, Mississippi and the suspicion, tension and conflict surrounding the murder of Phillip Colbert a wealthy business owner who is building a manufacturing facility in the community. Director Norman Jewison weaves together a drama of mystery, race relations, dangerous misunderstan…
 
Happy New Year! Dave, Devindra, and Jeff rank their top ten movies of 2019. Stay tuned, Jeff's number 5 will shock you! Check out some important film data in 2019 here. Thanks to our sponsor this week: Feals. Become a member today by going to Feals.com/FILMCAST get 50% off your first order with free shipping. Devindra's Top Ten: Us Parasite Knives …
 
Dave, Devindra, and Jeff discuss all the discourse that's happened around Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker since their review. Listen and subscribe to David’s newest podcast Culturally Relevant. Check out Jeff Cannata’s D&D show Dungeon Run. Listen to Devindra's podcast with Engadget on all things tech. You can always e-mail us at slashfilmcast(AT)…
 
This podcast takes us to “Christmas in Connecticut” from 1945. We find Elizabeth Lane played by Barbara Stanwyck embroiled in hijinks surrounding her supposed expertise in food and home matters, her nonexistent marriage, a baby (or two), an imagined home in Connecticut and fast paced comedy and a budding romance all deftly put together by Director …
 
David, Devindra, Jeff, and Peter awaken to devote an entire episode to Star Wars: Episode IX – The Rise of Skywalker, the third installment in the Star Wars sequel trilogy. Are the cast ready for the return of the J.J. Abrams? Or are they reminiscing the last director? Thanks to our sponsor this week: PrettyLitter Change your kitty litter today! Go…
 
This holiday season, David, Devindra, Jeff give the gift of a double-feature. The cast reviews Marriage Story, the latest Netflix film by Noah Baumbach, and Uncut Gems, a crime drama featuring a rough looking Adam Sandler. Thanks to our sponsors this week: 8hours and Feals. Visit 8hours.com for your hand-picked and exclusive videos on film and tele…
 
Writer/director Rian Johnson returns to the Slashfilmcast to discuss the inspirations for his new hit film, Knives Out Knives Out is out in theaters everywhere right now Follow Rian on Twitter Follow David on Twitter Follow Jeff on Twitter Listen to David's interview podcast, Culturally Relevant Check out Jeff's show, The Dungeon Run…
 
“Giant” from 1956 is the sprawling, multiple decades story of the Benedict family, Jeff Rink, strong women, oil, cattle, conflict in race relations, power, political influence and the gulf between wealth and poverty. Edna Ferber’s 1952 novel is brought to life on a large, 3 hour 18 minute Academy Award winning, scale by Director George Stevens. “Sh…
 
As 2019 comes to an end, David, Devindra, and Jeff evaluate the merits of "worst of the year" list. For the feature review, the cast plus Melissa Tamminga, writer for @SeattleScreen, discuss The Irishman, the latest crime drama directed and produced by Martin Scorsese. Does the three and half hour Netflix epic live up to its spiritual predecessors …
 
Jeff is back to defend the Tesla Cybertruck and reconsider the merits of the children’s show PJ Masks. Meanwhile, David and Devindra find themselves watching more mature content such as Honeyland and Servant. For the feature review, David, Devindra, and Jeff discuss the highly anticipated whodunnit Knives Out. Does Rian Johnson’s latest deliver and…
 
Hailey, Matt and I visit about “Rebel Without a Cause” from 1955. The film was James Dean’s second major role. Director Nicholas Ray frames a drama of high school students dealing with overwhelming emotions, out of control situations, a lack of love and confusion about their lives, family and place in the world. Joining Mr. Dean’s Jim Stark is Nata…
 
Happy Thanksgiving from Slashfilmcast! David and Devindra review Jojo Rabbit, the latest film by Taika Waititi. Find out whether the mix of humor and drama work well together in this WWII satire. Stay for the after dark as the duo cartalk about Ford, Ferrari, and Tesla. Read about how James Mangold captured 100mph in Ford v Ferrari here. Thank to o…
 
David, Devindra, and Jeff talk about the giant mouse in the room that is the Disney+ streaming service. Jeff gives a passionate case against the children's series PJ Masks . For the feature review, the cast debate the value and shortcomings of James Mangold's Ford v Ferrai. Read this Bloomberg article on why the characters of Ford v Ferrari epitomi…
 
James Dean’s first major film was “East of Eden” from 1955. It is the starting point for our coverage of his three big film roles in a career that ended with his death at age 24. John Steinbeck’s novel is the basis for the film. In 1962 Mr. Steinbeck was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature “for his realistic and imaginative writings, combining as…
 
David, Devindra, and Jeff are joined by Patrick Klepek, senior reporter at Waypoint, to talk about the politics of Terminator: Dark Fate and the digital resurrection of James Dean. For their feature review, the cast return to the Overlook Hotel in Doctor Sleep, the sequel to The Shining. Does the belated follow-up film live up to iconic original? R…
 
David, Devindra, and Jeff chat about the perks of being a podcaster. For the feature review, the cast are joined by Matt Singer of ScreenCrush.com to discuss Terminator: Dark Fate, the sixth installment in the Terminator franchise. Tune in to hear the debate over this futuristic “legacyquel” Check out Matt Singer’s new book on the history of Spider…
 
We wrap up our salute to the music of Bernard Herrmann with “Journey to the Center of the Earth” from 1959. Under Henry Levin’s direction the Jules Verne classic is brought to life in a fun and engaging adventure. The cast led by James Mason and Arlene Dahl is delightful to watch as we join them on this trip into an unknown world. Mr. Mason as Sir …
 
David, Devindra, and Jeff get on the hype train by reviewing Parasite, the latest film by Korean director Bong Joon-Ho. Tune in to find out whether the movie deserves a Palme d'Or, the highest prize awarded at the Cannes Film Festival. Read this Reddit thread for all the Korean jokes Westerners may have missed. Read this Medium posted titled "On Le…
 
David, Devindra, and Jeff review El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie, a cinematic epilogue to the hit show Breaking Bad. With the original showrunner Vince Gilligan back in the director's seat, the cast debates whether El Camino lives up to the legacy of "the one who knocks." Thanks to our sponsors this week: Villains, Feals, and Native Download the Vi…
 
“The Wrong Man” is a true story of Christopher Emmanuel "Manny" Balestrero and his family and the fallout of his being wrongly accused of several armed robberies. The film is directed by Alfred Hitchcock and stars Henry Fonda and Vira Miles. The music is by Bernard Hermann. This is the third film in our Bernard Hermann film festival. The music is m…
 
David, Devindra, and Jeff review Gemini Man, the latest film by Academy Award- winning director Ang Lee. Listen to find out whether Lee’s obsession with high frame rate technology pays off in the Will Smith versus Will Smith action flick. Listen and subscribe to David’s newest podcast Culturally Relevant. Check out Jeff Cannata’s D&D show Dungeon R…
 
Our new banner image. Hello! This is Matt coming to you from North Bend, where the weather is cold and the trees are a changing quickly to their Fall colors. As we head into our 126th episode of Classic Movie Reviews, we’ve been thinking a lot about how we want to evolve the show over the next few years. We want to build on what we’ve done so far w…
 
David, Devindra, and Jeff are joined by Bob Chipman (aka MovieBob), film critic from escapistmagazine.com, moviebobcentral.com, and creator of The Big Picture, to review Joker. Find out whether the latest movie by director Todd Phillips starring Joaquin Phoenix helped them put on a happy face. Read MovieBob's review of Joker here. Read New Yorker's…
 
The “Garden Of Evil” presents a fairly straight-forward and borderline run-of-the-mill story, set to an outstanding soundtrack and spectacular visuals. Gary Cooper puts in his usual excellent portrayal of a western gun man, Hugh Marlow gives a convincing performance as a desperate prospector, Richard Widmark plays the cranky suspicious card shark, …
 
The boys are back in town! David tastes the bread of an "Icelandic geothermal bakery" while Jeff returns to the movie theater... to watch sports. The cast reviews Ad Astra, the latest film by James Gray starring Brad Pitt. Tune in to find out whether the science fiction epic is totally rad or completely sad. Listen and subscribe to David’s newest p…
 
Jeff is back with limericks while David is away. Devindra and Jeff are joined by Slate staff writer Inkoo Kang to discuss Hustlers. Stripping away the star-studded cast, does the latest film by Lorene Scafaria have substance on top of style? Listen and subscribe to David’s newest podcast Culturally Relevant. Check out Jeff Cannata’s D&D show Dungeo…
 
It's time for the winner of the Summer Movie Wager to pick a film. This year, Germain Lussier chose a film near and dear to his heart - Slackers - a 2002 gross out comedy directed by Dewey Nicks. Tune in to hear David and Devindra give a million reasons to NOT watch this movie. Listen and subscribe to David’s newest podcast Culturally Relevant. Che…
 
“The Ghost and Mrs. Muir” is directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz and stars Gene Tierney and Rex Harrison in the lead roles with Edna Best, George Sanders, Vanessa Brown and Natalie Wood providing excellent supporting characters. Charles Lang, the cinematographer deserves a special mention as well. And of course the moving music by Bernard Hermann. Thi…
 
Pennywise the clown returns in It Chapter Two. David and Devindra are joined by Anya Stanley from Dread Central to discuss whether the sequel to the hit Stephen King adaptation lives up to its former trauma. Follow Anya on Twitter and check out her work at her website and at Dread Central. Read the Uproxx interview with James Ransone, who plays Edd…
 
In this episode: David, Devindra, Peter, and Germain discuss the top ten films of the summer, and how they performed in the Summer Movie Wager. Also tune in to hear an update from Jeff! The actual top 10 films of summer 2019: Avengers: Endgame The Lion King Toy Story 4 Spider-Man: Far from Home Aladdin (2019) John Wick 3 Hobbs & Shaw The Secret Lif…
 
David and Devindra debate the merits of Den of Thieves among other Gerald Butler movies. In Jeff's absence, David step in for limerick duties for the feature review of the indie horror Ready or Not. To wish Jeff a speedy recovery, send an audio message to slashfilmcast@gmail.com titled "Message to Jeff." Read the Ringer article on why Den of Thieve…
 
In today’s episode, David discusses how he successfully orchestrated a Slashfilmcast meet-up in Decatur, Georgia. For their feature review, David, Devindra, Jeff, and Peter unveil The Amazing Johnathan Documentary, a Hulu film that blurs the line between fact and fiction. Stay tuned for Peter’s interview with the film's director Ben Berman. Listen …
 
Described as a “psychic thriller” on some of the movie posters, “Don’t Look Now” is certainly weird, and whether or not you think there’s anything “psychic” going on, well, that’s part of the fun and mystery of watching the movie. Bob and I really enjoyed this one. And since the ending is so integral to the overall impact of the movie, we hold off …
 
In this special crossover with one of David's other podcasts, Culturally Relevant, David talks to Brian Raftery about his new book Best. Movie. Year. Ever.: How 1999 Blew Up the Big Screen. Brian discusses why this particular year became seminal in movie history and how it continues to influence filmmakers today. David and Brian then rank their per…
 
After last week’s review of Once Upon a Time in… Hollywood, David, Devindra, Jeff reflect on the best movie of the year so far. For the feature review, the cast cover the good, the bad, and the controversy of Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw. Watch the video combining the trailers of Hobbs & Shaw to look like the full movie by ThatMarioRivera.…
 
The photo for this episode is by Angie Wang and is from the “Zatoichi The Blind Swordsman” box set by Criterion, which is an incredible treasure trove of Zatoichi information, not to mention all 25 original films on Blu-Ray. We’re back revisiting feudal Japan, on the road with Zatoichi, the blind swordsman/masseur/gambler/savior of the downtrodden.…
 
David, Devindra, Jeff are joined by Lindsey Romain to debate Once Upon a Time... in Hollywood, the ninth and penultimate film by Quentin Tarantino. Stay after the feature review to hear everyone's ranking of the director’s illustrious filmography. Read Lindsey’s Nerdist article about the boat scene in here and her article on why the movie is a love…
 
David, Devindra, and Jeff discuss exciting news out of San Diego Comic-Con, covering everything from Tom Cruise in Top Gun 2, Natalie Portman as Thor, and Patrick Stewart returning as Captain Picard. For the feature review, the cast collectively ask the existential question "what's the reason of being for this new Lion King movie?" Read about why e…
 
“Rififi” loosely defined as “a rumble among men” or “trouble/violent conflict/show of force” is a 1955 French movie directed by Jules Dassin after he was black listed in Hollywood. The film is based on a portion of a novel by Auguste Le Brenton. Starring Jean Servais as the lead character “Tony” and the other members of the heist crew, Carl Möhner …
 
Devindra witnesses Face/Off live on stage while David discusses the HBO documentary I Love You, Now Die. For the feature review, the cast is joined by Valerie Complex to review Midsommar, the latest film by director Ari Aster. Tune in to hear how sun-soaked imageries can manage to be completely terrifying. Read Valerie’s writing on overused queer m…
 
David, Devindra, and Jeff are joined by Dan Gvozden, co-host of the Amazing Spider-Talk: A Spider-Man Podcast, to discuss Spider-man: Far From Home. In a post-Endgame world, does the last film in the phase III of the MCU fill a void in the super-hero genre? Watch the Youtube video “The Problem Solving of Filmmaking” by David Sandberg, director of S…
 
“Yokai Monsters: Spook Warfare” was released in 1968 as the first of a trilogy of films starring famous Japanese Yokai. Yokai are supernatural beings from Japanese folklore. Here’s a link to the Wikipedia page on Yokai. There are literally thousands of different Yokai. This film features many of the most popular ones. In addition, the film is extre…
 
COMMENTARY NOTE: This is the "B" version of the podcast. If you want to listen to our commentary while watching the film yourself, be sure to listen to this episode. The main podcast post is for the "A" version which contains the film audio in the background. Enjoy! This is a special episode as it’s our first movie commentary and Hailey joins the p…
 
David, Devindra, and Jeff review the film Yesterday, a love letter to The Beatles. Is it worth running out to see Yesterday today, or could it wait ’til tomorrow? Also tune in to find out why the Netflix show Awake: The Million Dollar Game is the ultimate embodiment of late stage capitalism. Check out Jeff Cannata’s D&D show Dungeon Run. Listen to …
 
David, Devindra, Jeff welcome back a Kristy Puchko cameo on the podcast. Devindra strongly urges people to watch Neon Genesis Evangelion on Netflix. For the feature review, the cast ask the important question: is the forth installment in the Toy Story franchise a soulless cash grab or a beautiful continuation of the beloved tale? Find more of Krist…
 
It’s a double sci-fi feature! “Star Trek: The Motion Picture” wraps up our series of films directed by Robert Wise. A movie that was mired in delays and controversy from the very beginning, we feel that Robert Wise’s signature touches are missing from the film and we both want to get our hands on the Director’s Cut to see what this film may have be…
 
Devindra explains the difference between Hotel Mumbai and The Wedding Guest. Jeff praises Fleabag season 2 as a work of genius. The cast plus Lindsey Romain, staff writer at Nerdist, review Men In Black: International. Check out Jeff Cannata’s new D&D show Dungeon Run. Listen to David’s other podcast Write Along with writer C. Robert Cargill Devind…
 
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