The Problem With Last Jedi’s Ending, Black Widow, Gambit, New Mutants, DGA Awards


On the January 11, 2018 episode of /Film Daily, Peter Sciretta is joined /Film senior writer Ben Pearson and weekend editor Brad Oman to talk about the latest news, including changing copyright laws, 2018 DGA Award nominations, Black Widow and Gambit movies and Fox is shifting a lot of their superhero release dates. And in the Spoiler Room, we’ll be talking a bit more about Star Wars: the Last Jedi, including new secrets revealed, the original ending of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, and Rian Johnson’s explanation of a questionable moment in the ending of the film.


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At the Water Cooler:

Brad watched Mother! And Last Flag Flying


Ben read the first trade of Saga


Peter presented an award at the first-ever Los Angeles Online Film Critics Society Awards


In the News:

2018 Directors Guild Awards Nominations Finally Give Greta Gerwig and ‘Lady Bird’ Some Love

What Does It Mean For Hollywood If Another Copyright Extension Doesn’t Pass This Year?

Marvel’s ‘Black Widow’ Movie is Finally Moving Forward

‘Gambit’ Loses Yet Another Director as Gore Verbinski Bails

‘New Mutants’ Pushed to 2019, ‘Deadpool 2’ Moved Up, and More


In the Spoiler Room:


‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ Secrets Revealed by Lucasfilm Story Group Along with Spoilery New Stills

‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Original Ending Revealed

Rian Johnson Explains a Questionable Moment in ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ Ending

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