Water Cooler Discussion: What We Did/Watched/Played/Read Over The Memorial Day Weekend

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On the May 30, 2018 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor-in-chief Peter Sciretta is joined by /Film managing editor Jacob Hall, weekend editor Brad Oman, senior writer Ben Pearson, and writers Hoai-Tran Bui and Chris Evangelista to talk about what we’ve been watching and what we’ve been up to in a delayed edition of Water Cooler Monday.

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At The Water Cooler:

    • What we’ve been doing:
      • Peter visited Orlando Florida for a wedding, and went to EPCOT for the Flower and Garden Festival and is realizing he might be too old or out of shape for a full day of theme parking.
      • HT went to Bethany Beach in Delaware for Memorial Day with her family
      • Chris went to the Ocean’s 8 press day in THE BIG APPLE
      • Jacob has been battling black widow spiders in his garage
      • Brad went out on a pontoon boat with his friends, bought a WALL-E print he’s wanted for years
    • What we’ve been eating:
      • Peter ate his favorite appetizer of all time, Pizza Skins
      • Brad tried Nilla Banana Pudding cereal and Chocolate Peanut Butter Pebbles

 

  • Ben crushed Memorial Day weekend with BBQ brisket, green beans, and amazing cornbread

 

    • What we’ve been watching:
      • Peter attended David Blaine Live at the Dolby Theatre
      • Jacob revisited Rob Reiner’s Misery, and experienced Demon Wind.
      • Brad watched the first season of AP Bio on NBC, rewatched Game Night
      • HT watched (and obsessed over) the just-released part 2 of Terrace House

 

  • Ben watched Paddington 2, Columbus, and Hearts Beat Loud

 

  • What we’ve been playing:
    • Jacob has been playing Dark Souls Remastered on the PS4 and Star Wars: Rebellion and Azul on his table
    • Brad has been “playing” Weezer’s cover of “Africa” by Toto over and over again
  • What we’ve been reading:
    • Chris has been reading The Art Of Solo: A Star Wars Story & You All Grow Up And Leave Me
    • Jacob has been reading Dave Itzkoff’s Robin
    • HT read Of Mice and Men for the first time
    • Ben is reading The House on the Strand

 

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