Archive for July 2017

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Ben Pearson, Hoai-Tran Bui and Jacob Hall join Peter Sciretta for the August 1, 2017 episode of /Film Daily.

In The Mailbag: Stingray asks “What movie/TV would y'all like to see turn into a theme park land or ride?”

  • Peter’s picks: Goonies, Moana, Labyrinth (a whole land, a musical theater show with the Goblin King, a journey through the maze dark ride), Gremlins, a Pixar Ride
  • HT’s picks: Atlantis: The Lost Empire
  • Ben’s picks: The Lord of the Rings
  • Jacob’s picks:

In The News:

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Today's episode of /Film Daily does not have a news segment as the news coming off Friday was not very discussion-worthy. 

In The Mailbag: Peter is asked to give a recommendation for a movie-focused app.

In Our Feature Presentation, Hoai-Tran Bui talks with us about her favorite movies of 2017 so far.

You can find all that and more at slashfilm.com.

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Ben Pearson joins Peter Sciretta for the News:

In The Mailbag: Tyler from Orlando asks “I've never been to film school or taken any film studies courses but I am infatuated with movie history. I've watched the Mark Cousin documentary, The Story of Film: An Odyssey. It was a tremendous watch and would recommend it very highly. But I would like to know what books you would recommend that cover interesting/impactful epochs of film history.”

Ben recommends:

  • The Secret History of Hollywood podcast
  • You Must Remember This podcast
  • Waking Sleeping Beauty documentary

Peter recommends:

  • the documentary Los Angeles Plays Itself
  • Down and Dirty Pictures: Miramax, Sundance and the Rise of Independent Film Written by: Peter Biskind
  • Rebels on the Backlot: Six Maverick Directors and How They Conquered the Hollywood Studio System By Sharon Waxman
  • The Mailroom: Hollywood History from the Bottom Up by David Rensin
  • Adventures in the Screen Trade: A Personal View of Hollywood and Screenwriting By William Goldman
  • DisneyWar by James B. Stewart
  • The Pixar Touch: The Making of a Company by David A Price
  • The Making of Star Wars books from JW Rinzler

In Our Feature Presentation, Jacob Hall joins us to discuss his visit to the set of Andy Muschietti’s adaptation of Stephen King’s It.

You can find all that and more at slashfilm.com. You can subscribe to /Film Daily on iTunes, Google Play, Overcast and all the popular podcast apps (RSS). This podcast is published every weekday, bringing you the most exciting news from the world of movies and television as well as deeper dives into the great features from slashfilm.com. We’re still very much experimenting with this podcast, please feel free to send your feedback to us at peter@slashfilm.com. Please rate and review the podcast on iTunes and spread the word!

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Ben Pearson, Hoai-Tran Bui and Jacob Hall join Peter Sciretta to talk about the latest News:

In The Mailbag: Mich from Maryland: “A tweet from Anne Thompson led me to an article at Wired about a new source material Hollywood is mining -- podcasts.   I'm curious for your take on this, and specifically your craziest ideas about where else Hollywood could look for source material to influence future TV and movie concepts?”

Peter references his article Board Game Movies Hollywood Should Make Next.

 

You can find all that and more at slashfilm.com.  You can subscribe to /Film Daily on iTunes, Google Play, Overcast and all the popular podcast apps (RSS). This podcast is published every weekday, bringing you the most exciting news from the world of movies and television as well as deeper dives into the great features from slashfilm.com. We’re still very much experimenting with this podcast, please feel free to send your feedback to us at peter@slashfilm.com. Please rate and review the podcast on iTunes and spread the word!

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Brad Oman joins Peter Sciretta.

In The Water Cooler, we talk about what we bought at Comic-Con, and what we would have bought if we had Scrooge McDuck money to spend.

  • Peter's purchases: Katie Cook painting, Patrick Ballesteros Director kids commission, Saga #1, The Godfather board game, Scott C Ghostbusters figure, In-Gen T-shirt
  • Peter’s wish list: EFX Force Awakens Darth Vader helmet, Hot Toys life size Baby Groot, Back to the Future Part II Delorean, Sideshow Thanos statue

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In The Mailbag: Mich from Maryland asks: “With summer movie season drawing to a close, if you could only see two new movies for the rest of the summer -- out of those not yet released -- which two would you see and why?”

 

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Ben Pearson and Hoai-Tran Bui join Peter Sciretta. to discuss the latest News:

 

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Brad Oman, Jacob Hall, Jack Giroux and Peter Sciretta are live in San Diego for Comic-Con International 2017. Jacob Hall talks about the fun and frustration of his first SDCC. We all discuss the big things we saw on Friday and Saturday, including the following movies and shows:

The Gift
Preacher
Punisher
The Defenders
Ready Player One
Blade Runner 2049
Aquaman
Justice League
Stranger Things Season 2
Westworld
Ant-Man and The Wasp
Thor Ragnarok
Black Panther
Avengers: Infinity War

And we each pick our favorite things we saw and did at the convention.

You can find all that and more at slashfilm.com.

 

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Welcome to /Film Daily, the daily podcast of slashfilm.com. I'm Peter Sciretta and on today’s episode for July 21st, 2017, I'm joined by Brad Oman (Ethan Anderton on /Film) to discuss what we've been seeing at San Diego Comic-Con International:

 

You can find all that and more at slashfilm.com.

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Jacob Hall and Jack Giroux join Peter Sciretta.

In The Water Cooler, we talk about the San Diego Comic Con activations for Game of Thrones and Blade Runner 2049.

 In The News:

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Brad Oman, Jacob Hall and Jack Giroux joins Peter Sciretta.

In The Water Cooler, we talk about Disneyland’s revamped Fantasmic and a double feature of Luc Besson’s first two films.

In The News:

You can find all that and more at slashfilm.com.

You can subscribe to /Film Daily on iTunes, Google Play, Overcast and all the popular podcast apps (RSS). This podcast is published every weekday, bringing you the most exciting news from the world of movies and television as well as deeper dives into the great features from slashfilm.com. We’re still very much experimenting with this podcast, please feel free to send your feedback to us at peter@slashfilm.com. Please rate and review the podcast on iTunes and spread the word! Thanks to Sam Hume for our logo.

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