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Over the weekend, the first trailer for Ridley Scott‘s Alien: Covenant hit the internet. If you haven’t watched the Alien Covenant trailer yet, click over and watch it now. There are a lot of things happening in this trailer, and we thought it might be worth doing an image by …

In some ways, 2016 looked good on the distribution front. Netflix and Amazon finally made a big splash, snatching up titles at major film festivals and causing bidding wars that resulted in things like Nate Parker’s The Birth of a Nation getting acquired for $17.5 million — and we all …

In this edition of Star Wars Bits: Carrie Fisher completed her work on Star Wars: Episode 8 before she passed away. Rian Johnson offers a simple and compelling defense of the prequels. Carrie Fisher was working on a new one-woman show prior to her death. Adam Driver has a number …

The YouTube channel RedLetterMedia (created by independent filmmaker Mike Stoklasa) gained notoriety for their extensive seven-part video review of Star Wars: The Phantom Menace back in 2009. Since then, his character Harry S. Plinkett has taken down all the other Star Wars movies by mixing humor with some rather insightful …

Movie goes have gotten used to seeing competing movies about the same concept hit theaters in the same year. Back in the 1990s there was Volcano and Dante’s Peak, Babe and Gordy, Armageddon and Deep Impact and more. In recent years, we’ve had the likes of Jobs and Steve Jobs, …

David, Devindra and Jeff discuss a good insane double feature in theaters right now, give a shout out to the new Sense8 Christmas Special, praise Natalie Portman’s performance in Jackie, aren’t too excited about Ben Affleck’s latest, and wonder how David could’ve not loved Hell or High Water. You can always e-mail us at slashfilmcast(AT)gmail(DOT)com, or call …

Why didn’t Arnold Schwarzenegger‘s The Governator superhero comic book ever happen? Did you know The Flash almost had an open world video game for XBOX 360 and PS3? Which filmmaker will DC’s Legends of Tomorrow have to stop from quitting film school? Just how many things are “wrong” with Deadpool? …

If you’re an adult, your most highly anticipated superhero movies of 2017 probably include the hard-R Logan, the grim and gritty Justice League, maybe the playful Spider-Man: Homecoming if you’re feeling young at heart. But if you’re a small child, that list might be topped by Captain Underpants, an animated feature based on the long-running …

In this edition of Rogue One Bits: An interview with with Rogue One: A Star Wars Story co-production designer Doug Chiang. That time Anthony Daniels cussed out Alan Tudyk. Pablo Hidalgo answers a few pressing Rogue One questions. Everything you need to know from the Rogue One novelization. The cool …

No in-development film casts a shadow quite like Jean-Luc Godard‘s Image et Parole, which would still be a major point of focus if it wasn’t the follow-up to one of this decade’s finest works. (And if he wasn’t perhaps the greatest living filmmaker, and if he wasn’t on quite the roll as …