Archive for December 2019

On the December 6, 2019 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor-in-chief Peter Sciretta is joined by /Film weekend editor Brad Oman, to have a spoiler discussion of The Mandalorian episode 5 “The Gunslinger.”

 

Opening Banter: Bryan Young couldn’t join us today.

 

In Our Feature Presentation: The Mandalorian Chapter Five: “The Gunslinger”

 

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On the December 5, 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 what they’ve been up to at the Water Cooler.

 

Opening Banter

 

At The Water Cooler:

  • What we’ve been Doing:

    • Hoai-Tran is back from Vietnam!
    • Ben celebrated the second annual Vince Guaralday, went to a special fan event in Hollywood for The Witcher, and visited Studio Movie Grill in Glendale for the first time
    • Jacob has been planning /Film’s best of the decade features.
    • Brad went to Christkindlmarket and Starbucks Roastery in Chicago, also stumbled upon a Friends pop-up thing.
  • What we’ve been Reading:
    • Ben read Dune
  • What we’ve been Watching:
    • Chris and Ben saw 1917
    • Ben and Chris watched The Irishman
    • Chris, Brad and Hoai-Tran watched Knives Out.
    • Ben, Brad and Chris watched A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood.
    • Ben and Brad watched Klaus.
    • Ben watched all of Netflix’s Unbelievable and saw Queen & Slim, Klute, and several annual Christmas favorites
    • Chris watched Hustlers, Eyes Wide Shut, and Anna and the Apocalypse. 
    • Hoai-Tran watched Late Night, Long Shot, The Lion King, Wild Rose, Blinded by the Light on the plane.
    • Jacob watched The Movies That Made Us, The Love Bug, and The Girl on the Third Floor.
    • Brad watched Little Women and Nailed It: Holiday Edition
  • What we’ve been Eating:
      • Brad went to Eataly in Chicago, found Twix Cookies and Cream, Kit Kat Mint Duos, and Ritter Sport Chocolates with Corn Flakes and Biscuit fillings

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On the December 3, 2019 episode of /Film Daily, /Film senior writer Ben Pearson is joined by /Film writer Chris Evangelista to talk about the latest film and TV news, including Marvel’s Black Widow trailer, a new Planet of the Apes movie, a surprise announcement about the Studio Ghibli library, a new Star Wars game show, and more of what The Rise of Skywalker has in store.

 

Opening Banter

 

In The News

 

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On the December 2, 2019 episode of /Film Daily, /Film senior writer Ben Pearson is joined by /Film writer Chris Evangelista to have a spoiler-filled discussion about Watchmen episode 7, titled “An Almost Religious Awe.”

 

Opening Banter

 

In Our Feature Presentation

 

  • We Need to Talk About Calvin

    • Doctor Manhattan reveal - hammer time
    • Does the 7th Kavalry know his identity? How? 
    • What happened on the White Night? Cal has been Doctor Manhattan since at least 2009, but didn’t know it – he presumably didn’t use any powers to protect Angela that night
    • Episode structure sort of mirrors the Doctor Manhattan issue of the Watchmen comics, rapidly flashing back and forward in time
  • Lady Trieu, the Millennium Clock, and Bian
    • Bian is Lady Trieu’s mother...who is her father?
    • Early jump into crackpot corner for a theory
    • Does Bian know Cal’s secret identity? Maybe why she doesn’t let him in?
    • Lady Trieu has a “secret plan to save humanity” - do you believe her?
    • Angela learns that the natural host feeding her memories is an elephant
  • The Trial of Adrian Veidt
    • This is a legal drama now!
    • Fart joke: yay or nay?
    • What’s up with that Crookshanks wink and Veidt’s single tear?
  • Additional topics
    • Angela’s flashbacks to childhood, Sister Night origins, June’s death
    • Agent Blake’s trapdoor scenario: Keene lays out his big plan
    • Looking Glass survived; now has a Rorschach mask
    • Theory: could he become the new Doctor Manhattan? Lube Man’s gotta be coming back to try to save Laurie next week, right?

 

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On the December 2, 2019 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor-in-chief Peter Sciretta is joined by /Film weekend editor Brad Oman and Bryan Young from Star Wars Insider and the Full of Sith podcast to have a spoiler-filled discussion about The Mandalorian episode 4, titled “Sanctuary”.

 

Opening Banter: Peter is going to be out until Friday as he will be on assignment at Disney World covering the opening of Rise of the Resistance.

 

In Our Feature Presentation: The Mandalorian Episode 4 “Sanctuary”

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. 
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