The /Filmcast (AKA The Slashfilmcast)

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 and find all our podcast episodes at


Ep. 576 - Palm Springs

David, Devindra, and Jeff discuss what makes a film appeal to paternal figures and whether the term "dad movie" is pejorative. For the feature film of the week, the cast visits Palm Springs, the Hulu original film directed by Max Barbakow.

Learn more about Tenet's delay here. 
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Shownotes (All timestamps are approximate only)
What we've been watching (~30:00)
 David -  Greyhound, GamemasterDevindra - Perry Mason, Taste the Nation with Padma LakshmiJeff - Gamemaster, The World’s Most Extraordinary Homes, Spiritual Unfoldment with John Butler
Feature (~1:12:00) Palm Springs
Spoilers (~1:25:00)
Tune in to David and Joanna's latest podcast Truth vs Hollywood by Audioboom. Listen and subscribe to David’s newest podcast Culturally Relevant and subscribe to his YouTube channel. Check out Jeff Cannata’s D&D show Dungeon Run. Listen to Devindra's podcast with Engadget on all things tech.

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 2020-07-21  1h47m