Archive for February 2019

On the February 28, 2019 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor in Chief Peter Sciretta is joined by senior writer Ben Pearson, and writer Chris Evangelista to talk about the latest film and tv news, including Bond 25 and Suicide Squad casting, The Baby-Sitters Club on Netflix, Disney villains tv series, Hulu ownership, a Viewmaster movie and another Walking Dead tv series.

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Opening Banter: It’s the final day of February 2019.

 

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On the February 27, 2019 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor in Chief Peter Sciretta is joined by senior writer Ben Pearson, and writer Chris Evangelista to talk about the latest film and tv news, including Battle Angel box office, Kingsman prequels and sequels, The Departed fan edit, Puss in Boots 2 director, Hellboy rating and the plot for Frozen 2.

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Opening Banter: Fun fact, it’s only been 72 hours since the Oscars.

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On the February 26, 2019 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor in Chief Peter Sciretta is joined by senior writer Ben Pearson, and writer Hoai-Tran Bui to talk about the latest film and tv news, including a Gremlins animated series, Rotten Tomatoes and A Quiet Place 2.And in Our Feature Presentation, Peter sis down with the filmmakers behind Spider-Man: Into the Spider-verse to talk about deleted and alternate scenes.

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Opening Banter: Happy Birthday HT!!!

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In Our Feature Presentation: Peter sits down with Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse filmmakers Peter Ramsey, Bob Persichetti and Rodney Rothman to talk about the movie’s development and deleted scenes.

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On the February 25, 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 talk about what they’ve been up to at the Water Cooler.

 

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Opening Banter: We have a full-on discussion about last night’s Oscars.

 

At The Water Cooler:

  • What we’ve been Doing:
    • Peter interviewed the producer and director of Captain Marvel, and the filmmakers of Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, and after the Oscars watched an episode of Tidying Up with Marie Kondo on Netflix and spent the night sorting through all the clothes in the closet.
    • Brad got cool things for his birthday.
    • Chris spent the entire weekend getting yelled at on Twitter by Michael Jackson fans.
    • Hoai-Tran flew to Portland for Laika’s Missing Link, went to see Wicked with her mom ahead of her birthday.
    • Ben finally upgraded to a 4K TV
    • Jacob had to buy new pants and a new belt.
  • What we’ve been Reading:
    • Jacob finished The History of the Future and is about halfway through Lovecraft Country. He is planning to read a book a week.
  • What we’ve been Watching:
    • Peter saw Captain Marvel, finished watching season one of The Umbrella Academy, finally watched Bird Box on Netflix, the 2018 documentary Behind the Curve on Netflix, Three Identical Strangers on CNN On Demand, and the first episode of Survivor: Edge Of Extinction.
    • Jacob finally watched BoJack Horseman season 5 and started watching Russian Doll. He decompressed after the Oscars with some absolute trash on TLC.
    • Chris watched the finale of True Detective season 3.
    • Hoai-Tran watched Bohemian Rhapsody and Can You Ever Forgive Me? on the plane, saw How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World, and the first two episodes of Haunting of Hill House.
    • Brad watched Hamilton in Chicago
    • Ben watched the How to Train Your Dragon trilogy and Lonestar – Stevie Ray Vaughan: 1984-1989.
  • What we’ve been Eating:
    • Peter ordered a bunch of cookies from The Keto Cookie, and made Cinnamon Coffee Cake cupcakes from Keto Queen Kreations.
    • Jacob made his own guacamole and low-carb pancakes. Peter recommends Cream Cheese Pancake recipe.
    • Brad tried Cinnamon Toast Crunch Churros cereal, Starburst Jelly Beans Duos, and White Chocolate Snickers
    • Hoai-Tran’s mom is a foodie so we went to two Michelin-starred restaurants, Bouley at Home and Gabriel Kreuther.
  • What we’ve been Playing:
    • Jacob beat XCOM 2...again.

 

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On the February 22, 2019 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor in Chief Peter Sciretta interviews Dean DeBlois, the director of the How To Train Your Dragon trilogy and the new film How To Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World, which is in theaters this week.

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In Our Feature Presentation:

  • Director Dean DeBlois on the Evolution of the ‘How to Train Your Dragon’ Trilogy and His Plans to Go Live-Action Next [Interview]: In our interview, we talk about the evolution of the story from the beginning of the trilogy to the conclusion, comparisons to Star Wars, the trouble with sequels, an animation franchise where the characters physically grow and age, the original idea for the second movie that was abandoned, how he feels about making audiences cry, what it was like to work with Guillermo Del Toro and Drew Struzan, his hopes to make a live-action film next, a possible Dragons theme park ride, and the challenge of making a mythical based franchise in the age of Avatar.

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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.
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On the February 21, 2019 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor in Chief Peter Sciretta is joined by managing editor Jacob Hall, weekend editor Brad Oman and writer Chris Evangelista to talk about the latest film and tv news, including the Halo and Wizard of Oz tv series, The Haunting of Hill House season 2, Jason Reitman’s Ghostbusters, and a Hulk Hogan biopic.

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All the other stuff you need to know:

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On the February 20, 2019 episode of /Film Daily, /Film senior writer Ben Pearson is joined by writer Chris Evangelista to talk about the latest film and tv news, including Captain Marvel, Amazon’s The Lord of the Rings, Steven Spielberg, The Storyteller, and Blumhouse’s potential horror plans.

 

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Opening Banter: Ben's BBQ mishap

 

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All the other stuff you need to know:

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On the February 19, 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 Amazon, Captain Marvel, Gwyneth Paltrow, Marvel on Netflix, Avatar 2 and Star Wars Disney+ Shows.

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Opening Banter: Peter is seeing Captain Marvel tonight and will be away tomorrow.

In The News:

All the other stuff you need to know:

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On the February 18, 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 discuss what they’ve been up to at the Water Cooler.

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Opening Banter: Did anyone do anything interesting for Valentine’s Day?

 

At The Water Cooler:

  • What we’ve been Doing:
    • Jacob is stressing out about SXSW planning.
    • Hoai-Tran has been KonMari-ing her room.
    • Brad is dreading how much money he’ll have to spend on stuff announced at the 2019 New York Toy Fair.
  • What we’ve been Watching:
    • Peter went to the theater to watch Wandering Earth (HT) and Isn’t it Romantic, checked out the Hulu tv series Pen15 and the Amazon documentary series Lorena, saw Fighting With My Family, watched a documentary on Amazon Prime called Nintendo Quest, and watched the first few episodes of the Netflix series adaptation of Umbrella Academy.
    • Jacob watched Alita: Battle Angel (brad), Happy Death Day 2U, Don’t Knock Twice, and The Ruins.
    • Brad watched Alita: Battle Angel and, Peter Rabbit, and Love, Rosie.
    • Chris watched Leaving Neverland, Ralph Breaks the Internet, and The Little Mermaid.
    • Ben watched Russian Doll, Q: The Winged Serpent, Murder, My Sweet, and White Heat.
    • Hoai-Tran saw The Wandering Earth, Alfred Hitchcock’s Rebecca at the Metrograph, watched Wolf Warrior 2 and a few episodes of Code Geass.
  • What we’ve been Eating:
    • Peter loves ChocZero’s Coconut Chocolate Bark.
    • Jacob tried ChocoRite peanut butter cups and made his own low-carb tortilla chips.
    • Brad tried Strawberry Rice Krispies and Fruity Lucky Charms
  • What we’ve been Playing:
    • Jacob only wants to play XCOM 2 and do nothing else.

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.
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On the February 15, 2019 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor in chief Peter Sciretta is joined by /Film weekend editor Brad Oman, and writers Hoai-Tran Bui and Chris Evangelista to discuss the latest film and tv news, including Pirates of the Caribbean, Your Name, Star Wars Episode 9, VHS, The Matrix and Transformers.

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In The News:

All the other stuff you need to know:

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