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FilmBookCast Ep. 72

FilmBookCast is an entertainment industry news podcast about the latest movie and television show news.During each episode, FilmBook contributor Mike Smith and his co-host Mike DeCriscio also review a motion picture that has recently been released. This week they’re taking on the new film from director James Franco, The Disaster Artist.

The Disaster Artist‘s plot synopsis: “When Greg Sestero, an aspiring film actor, meets the weird and mysterious Tommy Wiseau in an acting class, they form a unique friendship and travel to Hollywood to make their dreams come true.”

The Disaster Artist stars James FrancoDave FrancoSeth RogenAlison BrieAri GraynorJosh Hutcherson, and Jackie Weaver, among others.


FILM NEWS (2:10)

Disney is probably purchasing 20th Century Fox for $60 billion.

Bryan Singer has been fired from Bohemian Rhapsody and replaced with Dexter Fletcher.

Ryan Reynolds will play Detective Pikachu.

Quentin Tarantino has pitched a Star Trek movie that he might direct.

The Golden Globe nominations were announced.


Mike D – Tokyo DrifterLone Wolf and Cub 3: Baby Cart to HadesThe Long Goodbye

Mike S – The Lost City of ZGirls Trip, The Lethal Weapon Marathon, Crisis on Earth X, Twin Peaks: The Final Dossier


The Disaster Artist

SPOILERS (1:11:05)

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About the author

Michael Smith

Mike Smith is an avid filmgoer from New York who loves to hear his own voice - luckily his work as a podcaster on FilmBook allows him to do just that. Mike graduated from The College of Saint Rose in Albany with a degree in communications, and is ready to dole out critical analysis of all your pop culture fixations. Mike is the host of FilmBookCast and can frequently be seen at his local movie theater, patiently explaining to his friends that Superman Returns is a misunderstood masterpiece.

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