Archive for January 2019

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On the January 15, 2019 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor in chief Peter Sciretta is joined by /Film senior writer Ben Pearson, and writer Chris Evangelista to talk about the latest film and tv news, including Mission: Impossible, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Uncharted, The Social Network, Final Destination, Rotten Tomatoes, and John Lasseter.

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Opening Banter: It’s been a long time since we’ve done a news episode.

 

In The News:

 

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On the January 14, 2019 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 up to at the Water Cooler.

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At The Water Cooler:

    • What we’ve been Doing:
      • Peter presented the Best Animated Feature Award to Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse at the Los Angeles Online Film Critics Society Awards. Thanks to HT, Peter has started journaling but digitally with the Day One app. And he went and saw Wicked at the Pantages Theatre and got to go backstage after the show.
      • Brad is considering buying a Nintendo Switch since it appears Switch Online will be getting SNES games soon.
      • Ben saw the premiere of his friend’s web series Schmotts.
    • What we’ve been Reading:
      • Jacob has been reading The Sopranos Sessions and Battle Angel Alita.
    • What we’ve been Watching:
      • Peter saw a press screening of M Night Shyamalan's Glass, binge-watched You on Netflix, and saw the first episode of America’s Got Talent: The Champions.
      • Chris watched Glass, Bad Times at the El Royale, and started watching Killing Eve.
      • Jacob watched The Mummy, The Mummy Returns, The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor, Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventure, the 1998 Godzilla, Navy Seals, the new episodes of The Good Place and Brooklyn Nine-Nine, and the new season of Top Chef.
      • Brad watched Escape Room, Minding the Gap, Mandy and The Ballad of Buster Scruggs.

 

  • Ben watched Unbreakable, Glass, The Train Robbers, Memories of Murder, Gaslight, and Police Story.

 

    • Hoai-Tran watched Brooklyn Nine-Nine, The Good Place, A Dog’s Way Home, A 12-Year Night, The Mummy.
  • What we’ve been Eating:
    • Peter found out that a healthy Los Angeles mexican chain Tocaya Organica has added a Keto Bowl and had to try it out. And Peter is noticing huge gains in his wardrobe thanks to his diet.
    • Jacob’s dieting adventures have been smooth so far: Keto snacks, noodle-free ramen, etc.
    • Brad tried Powdered Donuts and Honey Bun cereal, and Carrot Cake Oreos
    • Hoai-Tran made pho in her instant pot.
  • What we’ve been Playing:
    • Peter played the Wizard of Oz edition of Unlocked, an escape room card game, and played more of Keyforge.
    • Jacob had his first Warhammer 40K painting session.
    • Hoai-Tran finally cracked open her Spider-Man game.

 

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The Most Anticipated Movies of 2019

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On the January 11, 2019 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 decide their 25 most anticipated movies of 2019, which will be later published on the site as a ranked list.

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Here is the initial list of movies that the /Film staff has collectively rounded up to work from to determine the top 25 most anticipated movies of 2019:

  • The Irishman
  • Us
  • Once Upon a Time in Hollywood
  • Pet Sematary
  • It: Chapter 2
  • Star Wars: Episode IX
  • Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile
  • Ad Astra
  • Jojo Rabbit
  • The Lighthouse
  • The Nightingale
  • Glass
  • Godzilla: King of the Monsters
  • John Wick: Chapter 3
  • The Rhythm Section
  • Joker
  • Knives Out
  • Captain Marvel
  • Avengers: Endgame
  • Shazam
  • The Lego Movie 2
  • Toy Story 4
  • The Lion King
  • Spider-Man: Far From Home
  • How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World
  • Detective Pikachu
  • Men in Black International
  • Captive State
  • Cold Pursuit
  • Missing Link
  • Curse of La Llorona
  • Aladdin
  • Rocketman
  • X-Men: Dark Phoenix
  • New Mutants
  • Shaft
  • Annabelle 3
  • Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark
  • Zombieland 2
  • Are You Afraid of the Dark
  • Terminator 6
  • Charlie’s Angels
  • Sonic the Hedgehog
  • Frozen 2
  • Jumanji “2”
  • Late Night
  • Chaos Walking
  • Lucy in the Sky
  • Dumbo
  • Hellboy
  • Hobbs and Shaw
  • The Kitchen
  • Gemini Man
  • A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood
  • Uncut Gems
  • The Report
  • Missing Link
  • Under the Silver Lake
  • Brightburn
  • The Dead Don’t Die
  • Midsommar
  • Flarsky
  • Untitled Danny Boyle/Richard Curtis Musical
  • Mainstream
  • Triple Frontier

 

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On the January 10, 2019 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 try to finalize their top 50 movie moments of 2018.

 

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This is the second episode of a podcast that started last week. Here is the list of movies we eventually decide upon.

 

  1. The Cheddar Goblin/The Bathroom Breakdown - Mandy
  2. Cassius Discovers Steve Lift’s True Plan - Sorry to Bother You
  3. “Oh no…he died!” - Game Night
  4. The Bathroom Fight - Mission: Impossible — Fallout
  5. The Bear/Boar Monster - Annihilation
  6. Thanos Snaps His Fingers - Avengers: Infinity War
  7. Collin’s Final Rap - Blindspotting
  8. The Final Five Minutes - BlacKkKlansman
  9. The First “Shallow” Performance — A Star is Born
  10. The Death of X-Force - Deadpool 2
  11. Judy Greer’s “Gotcha” Moment - Halloween
  12. The Helicopter Chase - Mission: Impossible — Fallout
  13. Miles Takes a Leap of Faith - Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse
  14. Daniel’s Prison Story – If Beale Street Could Talk
  15. The Beach Scene - Roma
  16. Charlie Loses Her Head - Hereditary
  17. The Car Scene - Eighth Grade
  18. The Dance Scene - The Favourite
  19. Erik Killmonger’s Final Words - Black Panther
  20. The Mahjong Game - Crazy Rich Asians
  21. Mr. Rogers’ Testimony - Won’t You Be My Neighbor
  22. Neil Armstrong Lands on the Moon, in IMAX - First Man
  23. Star-Lord Meets The Avengers - Avengers: Infinity War
  24. The Death of Surly Joe - The Ballad of Buster Scruggs
  25. The Opening Scene - Searching
  26. Eddie Brock Gets in the Lobster Tank - Venom
  27. Elizabeth Debicki Buys a Gun and Eats a Hot Dog - Widows
  28. The Kitchen Fight - Upgrade
  29. Josie Turns into a Flower - Annihilation
  30. The Fake-out Ending - Vice
  31. The Ending - First Reformed
  32. The Brother fucker scene - A Simple Favor
  33. Atlanna’s One-Take Fight - Aquaman
  34. Jack Hock’s Final Request - Can You Ever Forgive Me?
  35. Burning the Swimsuit (If Someone Loves You) - Shoplifters
  36. The Stan Lee Cameo - Spider-Man: Into the Spiderverse
  37. Susie Dances and a Woman Dies - Suspiria
  38. The Pregnancy Reveal - If Beale Street Could Talk
  39. Vanellope Meets Disney Princesses - Ralph Breaks the Internet
  40. The Apartment Fight - The Night Comes For Us
  41. Rain on the Roof Song - Paddington 2
  42. The HALO Jump - Mission: Impossible — Fallout
  43. Showdown in the Lighthouse - Annihilation
  44. “Bitches need to get slapped sometimes” - Minding the Gap
  45. The War on Cybertron - Bumblebee
  46. The Birth Sequence - A Quiet Place
  47. The Live-Aid Concert - Bohemian Rhapsody
  48. The Sunset Dance Scene - Burning
  49. The Underwater Suicide Attempt - You Were Never Really Here
  50. Shopping for a Crib - Roma

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On the January 9, 2019 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor in chief Peter Sciretta is joined by the other members of the /Film Editorial team, /Film managing editor Jacob Hall and weekend editor Brad Oman, to countdown their top 10 films of 2018.

 

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Opening Banter: What did you guys think of this year of movies?

 

There’s 11 or 12 films not on the writers top 10, and we have only 6 films that crossover across our lists.

10

  • Peter: Bumblebee
  • Jacob’s #10 is Peter’s #4 (make Mission: Impossible - Fallout joke)
  • Brad’s #10 is Peter’s #5 (make Infinity War joke)

9

  • Jacob: Can You Ever Forgive Me?
  • Brad: Game Night
  • Peter: Love Simon

 

8.

  • Peter’s #8 is Brad’s #2 (make Roma joke)
  • Jacob’s #8 is Brad’s #1 (make Beale Street joke)
  • Brad’s #8 is Jacob’s #4 (make Annihilation joke)

 

7.

  • Peter’s #7 is Jacob’s #4 (make Annihilation joke)
  • Jacob: Blindspotting
  • Brad: First Man

 

6.

  • Peter: Minding The Gap
  • Jacob: The Favourite
  • Brad’s #6 is Peter’s #4 (make Mission: Impossible - Fallout joke)

 

5.

  • Peter: Avengers: Infinity War
    • Brad’s #10
  • Jacob: Hereditary
  • Brad: Vice

 

  • Peter: Mission: Impossible - Fallout
    • Jacobs #10
    • Brad’s #6
  • Jacob: Annihilation
    • Brad’s #8
    • Peter’s #7
  • Brad: BlacKkKlansman

 

3.

  • Peter: Searching
  • Jacob: Suspiria
  • Brad’s #3 is Peter’s #1 (make Spider-verse joke)

 

2.

  • Peter: Eighth Grade
  • Jacob’s #2 is Peter’s #1 (make Spider-verse joke)
  • Brad: Roma
    • Peter’s #8

 

  • Jacob: Mandy
  • Brad: If Beale Street Could Talk
    • Jacobs #8
  • Peter: Cobra Kai, just kidding Spider-Man: Into the Spider-verse
    • Jacob’s #2
    • Brad’s #3

Jacob Hall’s Top 10 Movies of 2018

  1. Mission: Impossible — Fallout
  2. Can You Ever Forgive Me?
  3. If Beale Street Could Talk
  4. Blindspotting
  5. The Favourite
  6. Hereditary
  7. Annihilation
  8. Suspiria
  9. Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse
  10. Mandy

 

Peter Sciretta's Top 15 Movies of 2018

10. Bumblebee

9 Love Simon

8 Roma

7. Annihilation

6. Minding The Gap

5. Avengers: Infinity War

4. Mission: Impossible - Fallout

3. Searching

2. Eighth Grade

1. Cobra Kai

The Real # 1. Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse

 

Ethan Anderton's Top 10 Movies of 2018

  1. Avengers: Infinity War
  2. Game Night
  3. Annihilation
  4. First Man
  5. Mission: Impossible - Fallout
  6. Vice
  7. BlacKkKlansman
  8. Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse
  9. Roma
  10. If Beale Street Could Talk

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On the January 8, 2019 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor in chief Peter Sciretta is here to play a few interviews from the set of Captain Marvel. We will hear from Samuel L Jackson, who reprises his role as a young Nick Fury, Ben Mendelsohn, who plays a Skrull commander, and Jonathan Schwartz, the executive producer of the film who reveals everything we need to know about Marvel’s first female-led superhero film.

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Opening Banter: Today we are doing a special episode featuring interviews from my May 2018 visit to the set of Captain Marvel.

Our Feature Presentation:

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On the January 7, 2019 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor in chief Peter Sciretta is joined by managing editor Jacob Hall, weekend editor Brad Oman, senior writer Ben Pearson, and writers Hoai-Tran Bui and Chris Evangelista, to discuss what they’ve been up to at the Water Cooler.

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Opening Banter: We haven’t had one of these in two weeks so this one might be a long one.

 

Before we begin, let’s talk briefly about the Golden Globes.

 

At The Water Cooler:

  • What we’ve been Doing:
    • Peter went to The Magic Show at The Roosevelt starring Justin Willman, at the Magic Castle he saw a close-up magic show from Mike Elizalde that he liked so much he ended up seeing it three times.
    • Jacob joined Instagram and has started his new diet and will keep you updated about it so he can’t quit without being totally embarrassed.
    • Chris built a wall shelf for his Blu-ray/DVD collection.
    • Ben reorganized his book shelves.
    • Hoai-Tran’s sister came to stay with her in NY for New Year’s Eve, and she set up her PS4 and played no games but did watch use it to rewatch Before Sunset.
  • What we’ve been Reading:
    • Peter has been reading Taschen’s The Star Wars Archives and The Art of Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse.  
    • Jacob read Console Wars by Blake Harris and The Devil and Sherlock Holmes by David Grann.
    • Hoai-Tran has been reading Hunger by Roxane Gay.
  • What we’ve been Watching:
    • Peter finally saw If Beale Street Could Talk, (jacob/brad) the Showtime limited series Escape at Dannemora, and watched the first few episodes of the Starz series Counterpart.
    • Chris has been watching Tidying Up with Marie Kondo (HT) on Netflix.
    • Jacob watched The Titan Games, Aquaman, If Beale Street Could Talk, and Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse again. (HT)
    • Hoai-Tran watched Perfume and Tidying Up with Marie Kondo on Netflix, Vice, Shirkers, (Ben) Shoplifters, It Follows, rewatched Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse and Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban in 35mm at the Film Society Lincoln Theater as part of the Alfonso Cuaron retrospective.
    • Ben watched Shirkers, Forbidden Planet, The Big Sleep, Bird Box, (Brad) and is rewatching Arrested Development and Community
    • Brad watched Taylor Swift’s Reputation Stadium Tour documentary, Holmes and Watson, Bird Box, Vice, The Favourite, If Beale Street Could Talk and Roma.
  • What we’ve been Eating:
    • Peter has discovered some more fantastic Keto or low sugar recommendations: Cereal School and chili lime Quest Chips.
    • Brad has been eating Pop Tarts Cereal, Pop Tarts Bits and Sour Patch Kids Cereal
  • What we’ve been Playing:
    • Peter went to Two Bit Circus in Downtown Los Angeles and played two Escape Rooms to celebrate his friend Jon’s birthday. At home, he played Keyforge, a very unique card game.
    • Chris played Bob Ross: Art of the Chill game on New Year’s Eve.
    • Jacob played Azul: Stained Glass of Sintra, Railroad Ink, and Pitchstorm, picked up the new edition of Camel Up, ran several sessions of Scum and Villainy, and finally broke down and descended into Warhammer 40K. He is currently planning a campaign for FFG’s Star Wars roleplaying game.
    • Ben is playing Red Dead Redemption 2

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On the January 4, 2019 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor in chief Peter Sciretta is joined by the whole /Film team, including managing editor Jacob Hall, weekend editor Brad Oman,  senior writer Ben Pearson, and writers Hoai-Tran Bui and Chris Evangelista, in the first part of a discussion to determine the top 50 movie moments of 2018.

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Opening Banter: We explain the rules to our process.

Here is the full list of movie moments we have previously come up with and are working off of:

  • Collin’s Final Rap - Blindspotting
  • The Cheddar Goblin - Mandy
  • The Bathroom Breakdown - Mandy
  • The Chainsaw Fight - Mandy
  • Showdown in the Lighthouse - Annihilation
  • The Bear/Boar Monster - Annihilation
  • Josie Turns into a Flower - Annihilation
  • Miles Takes a Leap of Faith - Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse
  • Escape from Alchemax - Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse
  • The Stan Lee Cameo - Spider-Man: Into the Spiderverse
  • Star-Lord Meets The Avengers - Avengers: Infinity War
  • Thanos Snaps His Fingers - Avengers: Infinity War
  • The Lack of A Mid Credits Scene - Avengers: Infinity War
  • Thanos Realizes What He Needs to do to Get the Soul Stone - Avengers: Infinity War
  • Mother Suspirium Arrives - Suspiria
  • Susie Dances and a Woman Dies - Suspiria
  • The Dance Scene - The Favourite
  • “I like when she puts her tongue in me” - The Favourite
  • Jack Hock’s Final Request - Can You Ever Forgive Me?
  • Cleaning Lee’s Apartment - Can you Ever Forgive Me?
  • The Final Five Minutes - BlacKkKlansman
  • Charlie Loses Her Head - Hereditary
  • Annie is Just Hanging Out - Hereditary
  • The Birth Sequence - A Quiet Place
  • Jack Raps About a King - Mary Poppins Returns
  • Breakfast With Behn Grymm - Bodied
  • The Final Rap Battle - Bodied
  • The Double Twist - Game Night
  • “Oh no…he died!” - Game Night
  • Cassius Discovers Steve Lift’s True Plan - Sorry to Bother You
  • The Girls Get Stoned - Never Goin’ Back
  • The Girls Are Forced to Shit in a Bucket - Never Goin’ Back
  • Erik Killmonger’s Final Words - Black Panther
  • The Casino Fight/Okoye Throws Her Wig - Black Panther
  • The Bathroom Fight - Mission: Impossible — Fallout
  • The HALO Jump - Mission: Impossible — Fallout
  • The Helicopter Chase - Mission: Impossible — Fallout
  • The First “Shallow” Performance — A Star is Born
  • Neil Armstrong Lands on the Moon, in IMAX - First Man
  • Neil Armstrong Does Math - First Man
  • The Kitchen Fight - Upgrade
  • No One Knows What to Do With Dead Stalin - The Death of Stalin
  • Laurie Traps Michael - Halloween
  • Judy Greer’s “Gotcha” Moment - Halloween
  • That New John Carpenter Music Cue When Michael Attacks the Friendzoned Guy - Halloween
  • The Big Shootout - Hold the Dark
  • Falling in Love in the Forest - Border
  • The Sex Scene - Border
  • Recording the First Song - Hearts Beat Loud
  • Hearing Your Song Playing in a Coffee Shop - Hearts Beat Loud
  • The Dying Henchman Holds Joe’s Hand - You Were Never Really Here
  • The Underwater Suicide Attempt - You Were Never Really Here
  • The Death of Surly Joe - The Ballad of Buster Scruggs
  • The Kids Sing as the Town Burns - Anna and the Apocalypse
  • The Apartment Fight - The Night Comes For us
  • Eddie Brock Gets in the Lobster Tank - Venom
  • The Mahjong Game - Crazy Rich Asians
  • The Wedding - Crazy Rich Asians
  • Buffering at the Funeral - Searching
  • The Opening Scene - Searching
  • The Death of X-Force - Deadpool 2
  • Credits scene - Deadpool 2
  • The Kessel Run - Solo: A Star Wars Story
  • Darth Maul - Solo: A Star Wars Story
  • The Train Heist - Solo: A Star Wars Story
  • The Shining Sequence - Ready Player One
  • Lara Can’t Believe This is Getting Worse - Tomb Raider
  • Spitting the Blood of Christ in an Evil Demon’s Face - The Nun
  • The Pool Scene - The Strangers: Prey at Night
  • The Five Boroughs of New York - Gotti
  • The Mystery Comes Together - Destroyer
  • Shopping for a Crib - Roma
  • The Beach Scene - Roma
  • The Fake-out Ending - Vice
  • The Sunset Dance Scene - Burning
  • Elizabeth Debicki Buys a Gun and Eats a Hot Dog - Widows
  • The Elasticycle Chase - Incredibles 2
  • Elastigirl vs. Screenslaver - Incredibles 2
  • Mr. Rogers’ Testimony - Won’t You Be My Neighbor
  • Daniel’s Prison Story – If Beale Street Could Talk
  • The Apartment Staging - If Beale Street Could Talk
  • The Pregnancy Reveal - If Beale Street Could Talk
  • The Blanket Scene – The Sisters Brothers
  • The Ending - First Reformed
  • Cosmic Planking - First Reformed
  • Cut from “Bitches need to get slapped sometimes” to Bing and his mom’s interview - Minding the Gap
  • The Live-Aid Concert - Bohemian Rhapsody
  • Vanellope Meets Disney Princesses - Ralph Breaks the Internet
  • Vanellope Sings Her Song - Ralph Breaks the Internet
  • That Triumphant Drone Shots After Alex’s Climb - Free Solo
  • Rain on the Roof Song - Paddington 2
  • Making Marmalade - Paddington 2
  • The Goddamn Hurricane is Shaped Like a Skull - The Hurricane Heist
  • The Endless Bloody Chase - Revenge
  • The War on Cybertron - Bumblebee
  • Reveal of another MEG - Meg
  • Atlanna’s One-Take Fight - Aquaman
  • Into the Trench - Aquaman
  • That Octopus Plays the Drums - Aquaman
  • Burning the Time Capsule - Eighth Grade
  • The Car Scene - Eighth Grade
  • Getting Lost at the Train Station - Mirai
  • “The Thing That’s Wrong With You Isn’t What’s Wrong With Me” - Leave No Trace
  • The Brother fucker scene - A Simple Favor
  • The Journey Through Hell - The House That Jack Built
  • End Credits Scene - Ant-Man and the Wasp
  • Burning the Swimsuit (If Someone Loves You) - Shoplifters
  • Opening Scene - Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom

 

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On the January 3, 2019 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor in chief Peter Sciretta is joined by the /Film writing staff, including senior writer Ben Pearson, and writers Hoai-Tran Bui and Chris Evangelista, to count down their top 10 movies of 2018.

 

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Opening Banter: What did you guys think of this year in movies?

 

#10

  • Chris: is Ben’s #8 (make Blindspotting joke)
  • HT: Minding the Gap
  • Ben: A Quiet Place

 

#9

  • Chris: is Ben’s #6 (make Hereditary joke)
  • HT: is Ben’s #8 (make Blindspotting joke)
  • Ben: is Chris’ #1 (make First Reformed joke)

 

#8

  • HT: Burning
  • Chris: is HT’s #3 (make The Favourite joke)
  • Ben: Blindspotting
    • (HT’s #9)
    • (Chris’ #10)

 

#7

  • Chris: Destroyer
  • HT: is Ben’s #2 (make Spider-verse joke)
  • Ben: Sorry to Bother You

 

#6

  • Chris: Mandy
  • HT: Eighth Grade
  • Ben: Hereditary
    • (Chris’ #9)

 

#5

  • Chris: is Ben’s #1 (make Annihilation joke)
  • Ben: Mission: Impossible – Fallout
  • HT: is Chris’ #2 (make Roma joke)

 

#4

  • Ben: Searching
  • Chris: is Ben’s #3 (make Beale Street joke)
  • HT: Paddington 2

 

#3

  • Ben: If Beale Street Could Talk
    • (Chris’ #4)
  • Chris: is HT’s #2 (make You Were Never Really Here joke)
  • HT: The Favourite
    • (Chris’ #8)

 

#2

  • Chris: Roma
    • (HT’s #5)
  • Ben: Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse
    • (HT’s #7)
  • HT: You Were Never Really Here
    • (Chris’ #3)

 

#1

  • Chris: First Reformed
    • (Ben’s #9)
  • HT: Shoplifters
  • Ben: Annihilation
    • (Chris’s #5)

 

Caveats: Are there any films you’ve yet to see that you think could be contenders?

 

Honorable Mentions

 

The lists presented separately:

 

Ben Pearson's Top 10 Movies of 2018

 

  1. A Quiet Place
  2. First Reformed
  3. Blindspotting
  4. Sorry to Bother You
  5. Hereditary
  6. Mission: Impossible – Fallout
  7. Searching
  8. If Beale Street Could Talk
  9. Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse
  10. Annihilation

 

Hoai-Tran Bui’s Top 10 Movies of 2018

 

  1. Minding the Gap
  2. Blindspotting
  3. Burning
  4. Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse
  5. Eighth Grade
  6. Roma
  7. Paddington 2
  8. The Favourite
  9. You Were Never Really Here
  10. Shoplifters

 

Chris Evangelista’s Top 10 Movies of 2018

 

  1. Blindspotting
  2. Hereditary
  3. The Favourite
  4. Destroyer
  5. Mandy
  6. Annihilation
  7. If Beale Street Could Talk
  8. You Were Never Really Here  
  9. Roma
  10. First Reformed

 

Other articles mentioned:

 

All the other stuff you need to know:

  • You can find more about all the stories we mentioned on today’s show at slashfilm.com, and linked inside the show notes.
  • /Film Daily 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.
  • You can subscribe to /Film Daily on iTunes, Google Play, Overcast, Spotify and all the popular podcast apps (RSS).
  • Send your feedback, questions, comments and concerns to us at peter@slashfilm.com. Please leave your name and general geographic location in case we mention the e-mail on the air.
  • Please rate and review the podcast on iTunes, tell your friends and spread the word!
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On the January 2, 2019 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor in chief Peter Sciretta is joined by /Film senior writer Ben Pearson, and writers Hoai-Tran Bui and Chris Evangelista, to talk about the new Netflix choose-your-own-adventure movie Black Mirror: Bandersnatch.

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Opening Banter: Happy New Year everyone! This week we are not doing a Water Cooler because of the Holiday and will instead be doing an extra long Water Cooler episode next week. Also be on the lookout as our top ten lists have started posting on the site and we will be doing some Top 10 movie lists episodes in the next week.

In Our Feature Presentation: A spoiler-filled discussion and reaction to Black Mirror Bandersnatch.

  • How did everyone watch/experience Bandersnatch?
  • What did you think of the idea of a choose your own adventure movie and did this change it at all?
  • What did we think? Spoiler free reactions.
  • Recommendations as to the best way to watch this movie.
  • SPOILER WARNING
  • Our experiences with Bandersnatch
  • Is there more to see? Worth watching again?
  • The possible endings
  • The after credits ending
  • Chris: ‘Black Mirror’ Producers Explain ‘Bandersnatch’ Alternate Endings, and Why Season 5 Was Delayed
  • Easter eggs?
  • What would we like to see in future Choose your own adventure releases?

Other articles mentioned:

 

All the other stuff you need to know:

  • You can find more about all the stories we mentioned on today’s show at slashfilm.com, and linked inside the show notes.
  • /Film Daily 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.
  • You can subscribe to /Film Daily on iTunes, Google Play, Overcast, Spotify and all the popular podcast apps (RSS).
  • Send your feedback, questions, comments and concerns to us at peter@slashfilm.com. Please leave your name and general geographic location in case we mention the e-mail on the air.
  • Please rate and review the podcast on iTunes, tell your friends and spread the word!
  • Thanks to Sam Hume for our logo.

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