Archive for March 2019

On the March 22, 2019 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor in chief Peter Sciretta is joined by /Film managing editor Jacob Hall, weekend editor Brad Oman and senior writer Ben Pearson to have a spoiler discussion about Jordan Peele’s latest film Us, and hopefully get to the bottom of some of the questions.

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Opening Banter: Jordan Peele’s Us is a great horror movie, but also one that left us with many opinions, questions and interpretations. So what follows is a discussion between the /Film staff who have seen the film, providing some insights and analysis of the film.


In Our Feature Presentation: 'Us' Movie Explained: Exploring the Biggest Questions and Craziest Twists in Jordan Peele's Film

  • Everyone’s brief reactions to the film
  • Who are the tethered?
  • What do the tethered represent?
  • The final twist
  • Our greatest fear is ourselves
  • The Haves and have nots
  • The Escalator
  • What does the guy with the 11:11 sign mean?
  • What is going on with the dance?
  • What’s up with those rabbits?
  • Where Did the Tethered Get Those Matching Red Jumpsuits and Scissors?
  • What does the recreation of Hands Across America mean?

 

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On the March 21, 2019 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor in chief Peter Sciretta is joined by /Film writers Hoai-Tran Bui and Chris Evangelista to discuss the latest film and tv news, including a new Free way to see movies, The Invisible Man, Forrest Gump 2, Masters of the Universe casting and Netflix’s Three Musketeers. And In our Feature Presentation, HT is going to explain why there is something cursed about the Wizarding World.

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In The News:

In Our Feature Presentation:

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  • 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 March 20, 2019 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor in Chief Peter Sciretta is joined by /Film senior writer Ben Pearson, and writer Hoai-Tran Bui to discuss the latest film and tv news, including James Gunn’s The Suicide Squad, The Flash, X-Men, Netflix, and Star Wars rumors.

 

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On the March 19, 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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At The Water Cooler:

  • What we’ve been Doing:
    • Jacob attended the SXSW Film Festival, explored SXSW Gaming, had dinner with /Film friends, and met some very friendly readers and listeners. He has also decided it is time to catalogue his entire library.
    • Brad went to Victoria, British Columbia to visit the set of The Boy 2, has been preparing to get back into improv for an upcoming charity show, and started to catalog his movie collection with the Sort It! Movies app.
    • Chris went to Austin for the Pet Sematary premiere and press junket at SXSW, and attended an Alamo Drafthouse for the first time.
    • Hoai-Tran saw The Pixies and Weezer at Madison Square Garden.
  • What we’ve been Reading:
    • Chris is reading Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup by John Carreyrou.
    • Jacob is almost done with Wolf in White Van. He also read the first four hardcover volumes of Fullmetal Alchemist and Junji Ito’s Shivers collection.
  • What we’ve been Watching:
    • Peter watched Cobra Kai season 2, saw Disney’s live-action Dumbo, and saw Shazam.
    • Brad watched The Boy, The Wandering Earth, Shoplifters, Teen Titans Go to the Movies, How to Train Your Dragon 3, Captain Marvel, Free Solo, Mona Lisa Smile and the first season of Queer Eye.
    • Ben watched From Here to Eternity, High Society, Triple Threat, and Triple Frontier.
    • Chris watched Pet Sematary, The Curse of La Llorona, Climax, Apollo 11, Aquaman, Dragged Across Concrete, and four episodes of the new Twilight Zone.
    • Jacob watched a whole bunch of movies at SXSW (plug yesterday’s episode), including Us, Booksmart, The Art of Self-Defense, Good Boys, Pet Sematary, Stuber, and The Curse of La Llorona. Before that, he saw Captain Marvel. He started Netflix’s Bodyguard and has never been more happy to see a contestant lose a Top Chef season finale.
    • Hoai-Tran watched Wonder Park, Shazam, The Guilty, Deep Red and has been binging the new episodes of Terrace House.
  • What we’ve been Eating:
    • Peter fell in love with Pizza in a Bag Pepperoni Jerky from super snack time, made Keto McGriddles, ate the new Cereal School, and got a Keto Mojo blood reader.
    • Jacob has been enjoying Rebel Ice Cream and The Cereal School.
    • Brad bought snacks from Canada, including Cookie Crumble and Hazelnut Crunch KitKats, Chips Ahoy, Caramilk and Coffee Crisp chocolate eggs. Also found Maple Bacon Donut Cereal and Chicken and Waffles Cereal, and Crisp Apple Pop-Tarts.
  • What we’ve been Playing:
    • Peter attended a board game night and played a few fun party games he would like to recommend: a very simple card game called Illusion, a mind reading cooperative card game called The Mind, and a team vs team game called Decrypto.
    • Jacob is planning a Star Wars: Edge of the Empire RPG campaign.

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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.
  • /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 Podcasts, Overcast, Spotify and all the popular podcast apps (RSS).
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On the March 18, 2019 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor in Chief Peter Sciretta is joined by /Film managing editor Jacob Hall, to discuss the best movies he saw at the SXSW Film Festival.

 

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Opening Banter: Jacob has returned from the SXSW Film Festival!

 

In Our Feature Presentation: Jacob talks about the best and worst of SXSW.

  • Shout-outs to smaller films and pilots: NOS42, What We Do in the Shadows, and Extra Ordinary. And he flat-out HATED The Curse of La Llorona.
  • Olympic Dreams
  • The Peanut Butter Falcon
  • Stuber
  • Villains
  • Pet Sematary
  • Good Boys
  • Tread
  • The Art of Self-Defense
  • Booksmart
  • Us

 

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 Podcasts, Overcast, Spotify and all the popular podcast apps (RSS).
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On the March 15, 2019 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor in Chief Peter Sciretta is joined by /Film senior writer Ben Pearson and writer Hoai-Tran Bui, for an Emergency Episode to discuss the breaking news that James Gunn has been rehired by Disney to direct Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 3, and to discuss a couple bits of latest film and tv news, including, Apple’s streaming service and Game of Thrones season 8.

 

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Opening Banter: We don’t need any opening banter today, we have some huge Marvel news!

In The News:

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 Podcasts, Overcast, Spotify and all the popular podcast apps (RSS).
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On the March 14, 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 Pet Sematary in 4Dx, One Day at a Time, The Talisman, Rotten Tomatoes, Michael Jackson, and Avengers: Endgame.

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Opening Banter: Don’t worry guys, Twitter isn’t taking away the likes and RT numbers after all.

In The News:

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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.
  • /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 Podcasts, Overcast, Spotify and all the popular podcast apps (RSS).
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On the March 13, 2019 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor in Chief Peter Sciretta is joined by /Film weekend editor Brad Oman and writer Chris Evangelista, to discuss the latest film and tv news, including a Marvel What If tv series, Sony’s plans for the Spider-Man universe, an abandoned Captain Marvel post-credits scene, Annapurna losses, and breaking news: Marvel’s Shang-Chi has found a director.

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Opening Banter: Twitter is apparently getting rid of retweet and like numbers and we aren’t happy about it.

In The News:

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 Podcasts, Overcast, Spotify and all the popular podcast apps (RSS).
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On the March 12, 2019 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor in Chief Peter Sciretta is joined by producer Kevin Feige and directors Ryan Fleck and Anna Boden to answer our questions about Captain Marvel.

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Opening Banter: If you haven’t seen Captain Marvel, don’t listen to this episode until you do!

In Our Feature Presentation: A Captain Marvel Interview Special:

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 Podcasts, Overcast, Spotify and all the popular podcast apps (RSS).
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On the March 11, 2019 episode of /Film Daily, /Film senior writer Ben Pearson is joined by /Film managing editor Jacob Hall to talk about Taika Waititi's new Time Bandits TV series and some of the biggest movies at this year's South By Southwest Film Festival.

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Opening Banter: No Water Cooler today

In the News:

In Our Feature Presentation:

Jacob Hall's SXSW reactions to...

  • The Highwaymen
  • Little Monsters
  • Us
  • The Art of Self-Defense
  • Booksmart
  • Tread

 

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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.
  • /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 Podcasts, Overcast, Spotify and all the popular podcast apps (RSS).
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