Archive for May 2019

On the May 31, 2019 episode of /Film Daily, /Film senior writer Ben Pearson is joined by /Film managing editor Jacob Hall, weekend editor Brad Oman, and writer Hoai-Tran Bui to discuss their favorite pieces of entertainment of 2019 so far.

 

Opening banter:

 

In Our Feature Presentation:

  • Jacob: Chernobyl, Us, Booksmart

    • Runners Up: The Perfection, Good Boys, Barry
  • HT: John Wick Chapter 3: Parabellum, Fleabag, Shazam!
    • Runners Up: Booksmart, Fruits Basket, Kingdom Hearts 3
  • Brad: Avengers: Endgame, The Farewell, Booksmart
    • Runners Up: Blinded by the Light, Lonely Island Bash Brothers, Extended Hobbs & Shaw Trailer
  • Ben: Russian Doll, Paradise Hills, The Perfection
    • Runner Up: Pen15, I Think You Should Leave, Guava Island

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On the May 30, 2019 episode of /Film Daily, /Film senior writer Ben Pearson is joined by /Film managing editor Jacob Hall and writer Hoai-Tran Bui to discuss the latest film and TV news.

 

Opening banter: Storm Watch with HT

 

In The News:

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On the May 29, 2019 episode of /Film Daily, /Film senior writer Ben Pearson is joined by /Film weekend editor Brad Oman and writer Hoai-Tran Bui to discuss the latest film and TV news and answer a couple of questions in the mailbag.

 

In The News:

In the Mailbag:

  • Jason D from Sydney Australia writes in “Hi Peter,  I just have a question and request for the mail bag. What music track would each of you want to be in the Guardians 3 movie? And can someone PLEASE tweet James Gunn to put January by Pilot in the movie. I think that it would be perfect for that movie.  Thank you again, and loving all of your arts AND domestic discussions.  Cheers again from Sydney Australia.”

 

Jacob says: GOTG 3 needs to have songs written by Jim Steinman. Classic Meat Loaf. The Streets of Fire soundtrack. This is necessity. Make it happen, Gunn.

 

  • Tyler from Seattle writes in “Hey Peter and Slashfilm daily crew,  My wife and I have made it a tradition to fly out to LA every year for halloween horror nights. We have been adding on a studio tour the last few years and we have really enjoyed them. So far we have done Paramount, Warner Brothers and this year we did Sony. I think those are the big ones but do you happen to know of any other ones available? We would love to do a Disney/LucasFilm or Pixar but as far as I can tell those are not open to the public. Love the show!  PS: why are there so many donut shops in the LA area?”

 

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On the May 28, 2019 episode of /Film Daily, /Film senior writer Ben Pearson is joined by /Film managing editor Jacob Hall, and writers Hoai-Tran Bui and Chris Evangelista to discuss what they’ve been up to in the water cooler.

 

Opening banter:

 

At The Water Cooler:

    • What we’ve been Doing:

      • We all had lazy Memorial Days
    • What we’ve been Reading:
      • Jacob found a copy of Taschen’s James Bond Archives.
      • Chris read Cari Mora by Thomas Harris.
    • What we’ve been Watching:
      • Chris, HT and Ben watched The Unauthorized Bash Brothers Experience
      • Chris and HT watched Fleabag
      • Ben, Chris, and HT watched Booksmart
      • Jacob watched Red Dawn, Angels & Demons, and finished season 2 of The Handmaid’s Tale.
      • Hoai-Tran watched Aladdin and The Handmaid’s Tale season 3.
      • Ben watched Pen15, Rocketman, Game of Thrones: The Last Watch, The Perfection, and Swing Time
      • Chris watched Godzilla: King of the Monsters.

  

    • What we’ve been Eating:
    • What we’ve been Playing:
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On the May 24, 2019 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor-in-chief Peter Sciretta is joined by /Film managing editor Jacob Hall, senior writer Ben Pearson, and writer Chris Evangelista to discuss the latest film and tv news, including Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic, Indiana Jones, Rocky, Taika Waititi, and Akira. And in the Mail Bag, we’ll talk about our most underrated directors.

In The News:

 

In The Mailbag:

  • Nicholas Ewers writes in “Hello, /FilmDaily team, I was curious if you guys have any directors who you believe are not getting enough recognition for the art they put out? For example, I think Denis Villeneuve puts out amazing work, but no one in my circle talks about him ever. I used to think the same of Rian Johnson, until his talents got rewarded with Star Wars and became talk of the town. I'm interested to know what you have to say, because I feel like we're in a time where the big directors eventually won't be around anymore, and these newer ones will eventually be taking the reigns. But some of the new directors who put out AMAZING work aren't on most people's radars like a Spielberg or an Abrams would be. Thanks again for the daily content.”
    • Peter: Hiro Murai (Atlanta, Barry, Legion, Guava Island), Alex Garland (Ex Machina, Annihilation)
    • Chris: James Gray
    • Jacob: Ben Wheatley, Nacho Vigalondo
    • Ben: Alex Garland, Drew Goddard, Jeff Nichols, Shane Carruth, Leslye Headland, Justin Simien

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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 May 23, 2019 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor-in-chief Peter Sciretta is joined by weekend editor Brad Oman, and senior writer Ben Pearson, to discuss the latest film and tv news, including Rotten Tomatoes, Jurassic World: The Ride, Men In Black: International, and Spawn. And in the Mail Bag, we’ll talk about our review writing process.

In The News:

 

In The Mailbag:

 

  • Gokul G in from New Zealand writes in “Hello Peter and the crew of the daily /Film pod :)  A question for all you review writers. When you are writing a review do you prefer to do it in silence or do you have music/the tv running in the background.   I write movie reviews for fun on my blog and I find that I can’t really concentrate if there is any music or sound in the background.   PS loving Chris’ advice corner and the theme song is just a sweet sweet bonus.   Regards"

 

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On the May 22, 2019 episode of /Film Daily, /Film senior writer Ben Pearson is joined by /Film managing editor Jacob Hall, weekend editor Brad Oman, and writers Hoai-Tran Bui and Chris Evangelista to talk about the latest film and TV news, including Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker and Christopher Nolan’s next movie.

 

Opening banter:

 

In The News:

 

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All the other stuff you need to know:

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On the May 21, 2019 episode of /Film Daily, /Film senior writer Ben Pearson is joined by /Film weekend Brad Oman and writer Chris Evangelista to talk about the latest film and TV news, including Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, Falcon and Winter Soldier, PlayStation Productions, a True Lies TV show, and a Ghostbusters prequel set in the 1960s.

 

Opening banter:

 

In The News:

 

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All the other stuff you need to know:

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On the May 20, 2019 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor-in-chief Peter Sciretta is joined by managing editor Jacob Hall, senior writer Ben Pearson, and writers Hoai-Tran Bui and Chris Evangelista to discuss what they’ve been up to at the Water Cooler.

 

Opening banter: We talk about a reader who suggested a t-shirt idea based on our intros.

 

At The Water Cooler:

    • What we’ve been Doing:
      • Peter went to the Renaissance Pleasure Faire and bought a lightsaber magic wand, and got to sit in TCL’s private box in the TCL Chinese Theatre for the world premiere of John Wick 3.
    • What we’ve been Reading:
      • Jacob is reading The Amusement Park: 900 Years of Thrills and Spills, and the Dreamers and Schemers Who Built Them by Stephen M. Silverman.
      • Hoai-Tran started reading The Silmarillion, listening to Phil Dragash’s audiobook of The Lord of the Rings, and read the first manga issue of Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind which she received along with the Blu-ray for the film’s 35th anniversary.
    • What we’ve been Watching:
      • Peter and Ben watched Aladdin.
      • Jacob and Ben watched the season finale of Barry.
      • Peter and Jacob saw John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum.

 

  • Peter saw Booksmart, started watching Aaron Franklin’s Masterclass, and watched the season finale of Survivor.

 

      • Jacob watched and the first two episodes of Chernobyl.
      • Ben watched The Dead Don’t Die, The Night of the Hunter, The Detective, and Shoplifters.
      • Chris watch the new Black Mirror, and rewatched Speed, which still rules.
      • Hoai-Tran watched Kaili Blues, Dune, and Good Omens.

 

  • Ben and Jacob watched the series finale of Game of Thrones.

 

  • What we’ve been Eating:
  • What we’ve been Playing:
    • Jacob debuted his new Dungeons & Dragons character at a session and is already feeling pretty happy with him.

 

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On the May 17, 2019 episode of /Film Daily, /Film senior writer Ben Pearson is joined by writers Hoai-Tran Bui and Chris Evangelista to discuss the latest film and tv news, including some possible new Batman casting, a Back to the Future musical, the His Dark Materials trailer, another Stephen King adaptation, and more.

 

In The News:

 

 

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All the other stuff you need to know:

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