Archive for January 2018

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On the January 31, 2018 episode of /Film Daily, Peter Sciretta is joined by /Film senior writer Ben Pearson and writers Hoai-Tran Bui and Chris Evangelista to talk about the latest movie news, including Andy Serkis possibly returning for Star Wars: Episode 9, how the Fantastic Beasts sequel will address Dumbledore’s sexuality, Cowboy Ninja Viking finds a new director, Paramount’s planned Ology franchise, an unconventional Hocus Pocus sequel, and Bad Boys For Life getting two new directors.

 

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In the News:

‘Fantastic Beasts’ Sequel Will Ignore Dumbledore Being Gay

A ‘Hocus Pocus’ Book Will Give You The Magical Sequel You’ve Been Waiting For

Michelle MacLaren to Direct Chris Pratt’s ‘Cowboy Ninja Viking’

Paramount Establishes a Writers’ Room for ‘Ology’ Franchise

‘Bad Boys For Life’ Gets a Director, TV Spin-Off Casts a Ghostbuster

Andy Serkis Teases Snoke’s Possible Return in ‘Star Wars: Episode 9’

 

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On the January 30, 2018 episode of /Film Daily, Peter Sciretta is joined by /Film managing editor Jacob Hall and writers Hoai-Tran Bui and Chris Evangelista to talk about the latest movie news, including the early buzz on Black Panther, the first Ant-Man and the Wasp trailer, a Crank cinematic universe, the very political poster for The First Purge, a Metropolis TV series, and the Mute trailer.

 

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In the News:

Black Panther Early Buzz: What the Critics Are Saying About Marvel’s New Movie

Lois Lane and Lex Luthor-Centric ‘Metropolis’ Series Coming From DC Digital Service

‘Crank’ Director Wants a Crank Cinematic Universe

‘The First Purge’ Poster is Here to Ruffle Some Feathers

‘Ant-Man and the Wasp’ Trailer: Paul Rudd and Evangeline Lilly Are Partners in Crime-Fighting

‘Mute’ Trailer: Duncan Jones Heads to Netflix

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On the January 29, 2018 episode of /Film Daily, Peter Sciretta is joined by /Film senior writer Ben Pearson and writer Chris Evangelista to talk about the latest movie news, including Cloverfield 4, Kingkiller Chronicle, Tom Hanks starring in a Mr. Rogers movie, Deep Blue Sea 2 gets a trailer, and whether Disney should be worried about the future of Star Wars.

 

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In the Watercooler:

Peter watched A Futile and Stupid Gesture on Netflix.

Chris watched American Crime Story season 2.

Ben has been listening to The Daily.

 

In the News:

 

‘Cloverfield 4’ is a WWII Thriller Called ‘Overlord’ and It’s Already Done Filming

Deep Blue Sea 2 Trailer

Robert Kirkman’s Birthright Comic Being Adapted Into A Movie: A Fantasy Version of Flight of the Navigator

Should Disney Be Worried About ‘The Last Jedi’s Box Office Numbers?

Sam Raimi Will Direct Lin-Manuel Miranda’s ‘Kingkiller Chronicle’ Adaptation

Tom Hanks to Play TV Icon Mr. Rogers in ‘You Are My Friend’

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On the January 26, 2018 episode of /Film Daily, /Film senior writer Ben Pearson is joined by managing editor Jacob Hall and writers Hoai Tran-Bui and Chris Evangelista to talk about the latest movie news, including the truth behind the new Crocodile Dundee movie, the latest shenanigans from MoviePass, The Shining sequel gets a director, Steven Spielberg’s next two movies, the first set photos from Captain Marvel, changes to The Weinstein Company, Big Little Lies season 2’s A-list addition, and Mission: Impossible 6 gets a title and a couple of new photos.

 

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In the News:

 

Extra Links: Tom Cruise on the Graham Norton Show

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On the January 25, 2018 episode of /Film Daily, Peter Sciretta is joined by /Film weekend editor Brad Oman and senior writer Ben Pearson to talk about their favorite films of the 2018 Sundance Film Festival.

 

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Brad’s Choices:

  • The Kindergarten Teacher (Nobody yet)
  • Bodied (YouTube)
  • Won’t You Be My Neighbor? (Focus)
  • Blindspotting (Lionsgate)
  • The Tale (Nobody yet)

Honorable mentions: Eighth Grade

 

Ben’s Choices:

  • Mandy (None yet, but highest-rated RT movie at Sundance)
  • Generation Wealth (Amazon)
  • Sorry to Bother You (Annapurna close to picking it up)
  • Lizzie (Saban Films)
  • Search (Sony Pictures)

 

Others: Hereditary, A Futile and Stupid Gesture

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On the January 23, 2018 episode of /Film Daily, Peter Sciretta is joined by /Film managing editor Jacob Hall and writers Hoai-Tran Bui and Chris Evangelista to talk about the 2018 Academy Award nominations.

 

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In the News:

2018 Academy Award Nominations Announced

The Biggest Oscar Snubs and Surprises

 

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On the January 22, 2018 episode of /Film Daily, Peter Sciretta is joined by /Film managing editor Jacob Hall and writers Hoai-Tran Bui and Chris Evangelista to talk about the latest movie news, including a secret new Crocodile Dundee movie, the future of Inhumans, Dune remake comparisons, Incredibles 2 cast and details, Star Wars: The Last Jedi in 4Dx, Moviepass becomes a distributor, the new Cloverfield movie, Bodied gets distribution, and Sword in the Stone gets a director.

 

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Opening Banter: Peter gives an update on his wrist injury, Chris gives us an update on his illness.

 

In the News:

‘Dundee’ Trailer: Did Danny McBride Make a ‘Crocodile Dundee’ Sequel?

‘Inhumans’ Seemingly Canceled as All 14 Fans Petition For Renewal

‘Dune’ Remake Will Be “Star Wars For Adults,” Says Denis Villeneuve

‘Incredibles 2’ Voice Cast And Concept Art Reveals New Characters and Plot Details

‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ 4DX Screenings in Japan Allow Viewers to Choose Light or Dark Side Versions

MoviePass Will Start Co-Acquiring Films For Theatrical Distribution

New ‘Cloverfield’ Sequel Launches Another Viral Promo

Is ‘Cloverfield Station’ the Title of the Next ‘Cloverfield’ Movie?

‘Bodied,’ One of 2018’s Best Movies, Acquired by YouTube

’28 Weeks Later’ Director To Helm Disney’s Live-Action ‘Sword in the Stone’

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On the January 19, 2018 episode of /Film Daily, Peter Sciretta is joined by /Film weekend editor Brad Oman and senior writer Ben Pearson to talk about the films they saw on the opening night of the 2018 Sundance Film Festival. In Our Feature Presentation, Rob Hunter talks about The Best Movies of 2017 You Probably Haven't Seen.

 

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Opening Banter: Peter gives an update on his wrist injury that sent him home from the 2018 Sundance Film Festival.

 

Sundance Buzz: Ben and Brad both saw Blindspotting, and Brad saw Private Life and Ben saw Generation Wealth.

 

In Our Feature Presentation: The Best Movies of 2017 You Probably Haven't Seen

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On the January 17, 2018 episode of /Film Daily, Peter Sciretta is joined by /Film writer Chris Evangelista to talk about Chris's top 10 movies of 2017.

 

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In our Feature Presentation: Chris's Top 10 Films of 2017

 

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On the January 17, 2018 episode of /Film Daily, Peter Sciretta is joined by /Film weekend editor Brad Oman for a brand new segment of the podcast called The Great Debate (in this edition: the ending of Star Wars: The Last Jedi), and Peter files the /Film team's first 2018 Sundance Film Festival update from an unlikely location.

 

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Great Debates: The Ending of Star Wars: The Last Jedi

 

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