Archive for October 2019

On the October 22, 2019 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor-in-chief Peter Sciretta is joined by /Film weekend editor Brad Oman for an in depth reaction and analysis of the final Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker trailer.

 

Opening Banter: Did you get tickets?

 

In Our Feature Presentation: ‘Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’ Trailer Breakdown: Long Have We Waited for This 

 

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On the October 21, 2019 episode of /Film Daily, /Film senior writer Ben Pearson is joined by /Film writers Hoai-Tran Bui and Chris Evangelista for a spoiler-filled conversation about the pilot episode of Damon Lindelof’s Watchmen.

 

Opening Banter

 

In The Spoiler Room:

  • Our relationships to Watchmen prior to this episode
  • Worldbuilding - American Hero Story, Dr. Manhattan on Mars, Redford as President, squid rain (are the baby squids part of a government conspiracy?), watch imagery, other easter eggs (Under the Hood)
  • Overall thoughts
  • Tulsa Race Massacre, real life Bass Reeves
  • Cop shooting sequence (need permission to unlock the weapon)
  • Regina King as Angela Abar/Sister Night
  • Don Johnson as Chief Judd Crawford (why doesn’t he wear a mask?)
  • Jeremy Irons as Adrian Veidt (servant relationships)
  • Interrogation in “the pod”
  • Shootout at the cattle ranch (those cows!), plane crash
  • Judd captured and lynched on his way to visit the injured officer in the hospital
  • Reveal at the end with the boy from the beginning as the murderer (?)

 

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On the October 18, 2019 episode of /Film Daily, /Film senior writer Ben Pearson 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 Venom 2 casting, MoviePass’s latest shady dealings, a new Barney movie, Black Adam’s possible start of production, and more controversy for Once Upon a Time in Hollywood.

 

Opening Banter

 

In The News:

 

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On the October 17, 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, including The Batman’s new Riddler, Superintelligence heading directly to HBO Max, Bone being adapted for Netflix, whether the newly-announced Harry Potter subscription service is worth it, and how Studio Ghibli films will be available for streaming after all.

 

Opening Banter

 

In The News:

 

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All the other stuff you need to know:

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On the October 16, 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, including Tony Gilroy’s return to Star Wars, Korg’s return to the MCU, Jada Pinkett Smith and Jessica Henwick joining The Matrix 4, a Grease spin-off musical TV series, why Studio Ghibli movies won’t be available on any streaming service, and how movie theaters are destroying movies.

 

Opening Banter

 

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On the October 15, 2019 episode of /Film Daily, /Film senior writer Ben Pearson is joined by to discuss the latest film and TV news, including Kevin Feige gaining more power at Marvel, The Batman finding its Catwoman, Venom 2 adding a second villain, Martin Scorsese’s latest superhero movie comments, Disney’s Avengers ride, Universal Studios Beijing’s themed lands, and some breaking news about a new cast member for The Matrix 4.

 

Opening Banter

 

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.
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On the October 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 discuss what they’ve been up to at the Water Cooler.

At The Water Cooler:

  • What we’ve been Doing:
    • Jacob took a trip to the DFW metroplex for a massive haunted house weekend, including Cutting Edge, Dark Hour, Reindeer Manor, and Screams Park.
    • Peter went to Los Angeles Comic Con, which was insanely busy. And he also went to Disneyland, which was also insanely busy. Kitra built a lightsaber!
    • Ben saw the touring Broadway version of Anastasia
    • Brad threw out his back and is feeling very old because of it
    • Hoai-Tran attended Amazon’s Modern Love premiere party and met up with two-thirds of SlashFilmCast.
  • What we’ve been Reading:
    • Jacob has been perusing The New Annotated H.P. Lovecraft: Beyond Arkham from Leslie S. Klinger.
  • What we’ve been Watching:
    • Peter, Chris, Hoai-Tran, and Ben watched El Camino.
    • Peter saw Taika Waititi’s Jojo Rabbit.
    • Ben watched Anastasia (the movie), Joker, and In the Shadow of the Moon
    • Hoai-Tran saw Motherless Brooklyn.
  • What we’ve been Eating:
    • Jacob learned that fried fair food...kinda’ stinks? And he will sing the white, suburban praises of On The Border.
    • Brad tried Peanut Butter and Jelly Puffs cereal from Aldi.
  • What we’ve been Playing:
    • Peter experienced Deadwood Mansion at Sandbox VR for a friend’s birthday.

 

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On the October 11, 2019 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor-in-chief Peter Sciretta is joined by /Film weekend editor Brad Oman and writer Chris Evangelista to talk about the latest film and tv news, including Alfonso Cuaron, Steven Spielberg, Maniac Cop, Training Day, Fresh Prince, El Camino, and Star Wars.

 

In The News:

 

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On the October 10, 2019 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor-in-chief Peter Sciretta is joined by /Film writers Hoai-Tran Bui and Chris Evangelista to talk about the latest film and tv news, including The Matrix 4, Masters of the Universe, Inland, Gemini Man, Megalopolis and Joker

In The News:

All the other stuff you need to know:

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On the October 9, 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.

 

Opening Banter: WE ARE ALL BACK TOGETHER!

 

At The Water Cooler:

  • What we’ve been Doing:
    • Peter went on a Triple Force Friday hunt and found the shelves mostly empty. Watch our vlog about the adventure. Peter experienced Queen Mary’s Dark Harbor for the first time ever. A video of that adventure is also now online.
    • Jacob went to the House of Torment haunted house and is embarking on a haunted house road trip.
    • Brad was disappointed in Triple Force Friday offerings, but still bought a few things.
    • Ben celebrated his birthday in Hawaii.
    • Hoai-Tran has been running around New York Comic-Con.
  • What we’ve been Reading:
    • Jacob read Ring by Koji Suzuki.
    • Ben read The ABC Murders by Agatha Christie.
  • What we’ve been Watching:
    • Peter and Chris saw Gemini Man in 120 frames per second, and Ben saw it in 24 frames per second. 
    • Peter has also been watching the new season of Survivor: Island of the Idols.
    • Brad saw Joker. Peter and Jacob also saw Joker (for Peter it was a second time), but we talked about that on Monday’s spoiler discussion. 
    • Brad watched In the Shadow of the Moon.
    • Jacob watched the first episode of Marianne, Final Prayer, What Lies Beneath, The Thomas Crown Affair, and finally started season 2 of Succession.
    • Ben watched The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part and Furie
    • Chris watched Haunt
    • Hoai-Tran saw the pilot of Watchmen, finally saw Parasite.
  • What we’ve been Eating:
    • Peter tried Fanta Strawberry Zombie Fusion at AMC Theatres. It’s a special exclusive Halloween flavor in the Coke freestyle machine.
    • Brad tried, Fanta Bewitched Orange Elixir, Cinnamon Coca-Cola, Winter Spiced Cranberry Sprite and Mountain Dew Maui Burst.

 

 

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All the other stuff you need to know:

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