The Big Picture
The Big Picture
Sep 17, 2020
The Oscars Show Returns: The Five Best Movies at the Fall Festivals … So Far
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It's (virtual) film festival season! Sean and Amanda break down the Telluride Film Festival and Toronto International Film Festival movies they've seen thus far—including 'Nomadland,' 'Ammonite,' and 'One Night in Miami'—and what these festivals mean for the elongated Oscar race, including the Best Picture and Best Actress categories (0:45). Then, Sean is joined by 'Antebellum' directors Gerard Bush and Christopher Renz to talk about their new film (1:05:07).

Hosts: Sean Fennessey and Amanda Dobbins

Guests: Gerard Bush and Christopher Renz

The /Filmcast (AKA The Slashfilmcast)
The /Filmcast (AKA The Slashfilmcast)
The /Filmcast (AKA The Slashfilmcast)
Ep. 589 - The Trial of the Chicago 7
The Slashfilmcast is launching a Patreon! Support us at  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 ( .    Use #slashtag on Twitter to recommend a title for us to watch. Thanks to Mike C for building the Hashtag Slashtag website: Thanks to our sponsors this week: fuboTV, Manscaped, Quip. Go to for a 7 day free trial and 15% off your first month.  Visit and use the promo code FILMCAST for 20% off.  Go to and get your first re-fill for free! Weekly Plugs  (Thanks to updated shorter bumper from Cody) David - David interviews Richard Rushfield about how Hollywood is ending ( Devindra - Engadget Podcast on iPhone 12 ( + Patrick Willem’s Coppola series ( Jeff - Fan Controlled Show (   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 ( . 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 ( 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 ( or like us on Facebook. ( Credits: Our music sometimes comes from the work of Adam Warrock ( . You can download our theme song here. ( Our Slashfilmcourt music comes from ( . Our spoiler bumper comes from filmmaker Kyle Hillinger. ( This episode was edited by Beidi A.  ( If you’d like advertise with us or sponsor us, please e-mail Contact us at our voicemail number: 781-583-1993 You can donate and support the /Filmcast by going to ( , clicking on the /Filmcast tab, and clicking on the sidebar “Donate” links! Thanks to all our donors this week!
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