Archive for January 2020

On the January 28, 2020 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor-in-chief Peter Sciretta is joined by /Film weekend editor Brad Oman and writer Hoai-Tran Bui to discuss the latest film and tv news, including Transformers, Marvel Studios, The Thing, The Batman, and Super Bowl Commercials.

 

Opening Banter: Ben and Chris are making their way home from Sundance today.

 

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On the January 27, 2020 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor-in-chief Peter Sciretta is joined by /Film weekend editor Brad Oman and writer Hoai-Tran Bui to discuss the latest film and tv news, including Obi-wan, Uncharted, Anaconda, Mean Girls, Marvel TV, MGM, Criterion Collection and Bambi.

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On the January 24, 2020 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor-in-chief Peter Sciretta is joined by /Film weekend editor Brad Oman and writer Hoai-Tran Bui to discuss the latest film and tv news, including Obi-Wan Kenobi, Captain Marvel 2, Justice League, The Matrix 4 and much more.

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On the January 22, 2020 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor-in-chief Peter Sciretta is joined by /Film 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

 

At The Water Cooler:

    • What we’ve been Doing:
    • What we’ve been Watching:
      • Chris and Ben watched Killer Inside: The Mind of Aaron Hernandez.
      • Peter saw Little Women and Brittany Runs a Marathon.
      • Brad watched Hustlers, Pain & Glory, The Last Black Man in San Francisco, and Zumbo’s Just Desserts.
      • Hoai-Tran watched Dolittle, The Gentlemen, Weathering With You, Transit, The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie, Delicatessen, and binged The Witcher and The Circle.

 

  • Ben watched 6 Underground, Force Majeure, The African Queen, Homecoming, The Outsider, and started rewatching Breaking Bad.

 

    • Chris saw Bad Boys for Life and Ted Bundy: Falling For a Killer.
  • What we’ve been Eating:

Brad tried Hershey’s Kisses and Jolly Ranchers cereal, Mountain Dew Zero

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On the January 21, 2020 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 most anticipated movies of the 2020 Sundance Film Festival. 

 

Opening Banter

 

In Our Feature Presentation: /Film's 10 Most Anticipated Movies of the 2020 Sundance Film Festival

  • C: Shirley
  • B: Come Away
  • C: The Last Thing He Wanted
  • B: Omniboat: A Fast Boat Fantasia
  • C: Jumbo
  • B: Palm Springs
  • C: Possessor
  • B: The Nest
  • C: The Night House
  • B: Summertime

 

Anything else that didn’t make the list that you’re excited about?

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On the January 17, 2020 episode of /Film Daily, /Film senior writer Ben Pearson is joined by /Film writers Hoai-Tran Bui and Chris Evangelista to talk about the latest film and TV news, including Disney killing the 20th Century Fox name, a possible Taika Waititi Star Wars movie, Better Call Saul coming to an end, details about the new Peacock streaming service.

 

Opening Banter

 

In The News:

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All the other stuff you need to know:

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On the January 16, 2020 episode of /Film Daily, /Film senior writer Ben Pearson is joined by /Film writers Hoai-Tran Bui and Chris Evangelista to talk about the latest film and TV news, including Mindhunter season 3, The Dark Tower TV show, a Green Lantern series update, why HBO chose one Game of Thrones prequel over another, Watchmen season 2, and Colin Trevorrow’s Star Wars script.

 

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 January 15, 2020 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor-in-chief Peter Sciretta is joined by /Film managing editor Jacob Hall, senior writer Ben Pearson, weekend editor Brad Oman and writers Hoai-Tran Bui and Chris Evangelista to narrow down their 25 most anticipated movies of 2020.

 

Opening Banter: Let’s close the book on 2019 and look ahead to the rest of 2020!

 

In this Edition of The Writer’s Room:

  • What are our 25 most anticipated movies of 2020?

 

Here is the initial list of films we began with:

 

Universal Support - 6 votes

 

A Quiet Place Part II - JH, CE, B, HB, PS, BP

Wonder Woman 1984 - JH, CE, B, HB, PS, BP

In the Heights - JH, CE, B, HB, PS, BP

Tenet - JH, CE, B, HB, PS, BP

Last Night in Soho - JH, CE, HB, B, PS, BP

West Side Story - JH, CE, B, HB, PS, BP

Dune - JH, CE, HB, B, PS, BP

The French Dispatch - JH, CE, HB, B, PS, BP

 

Strong Support - 5 votes

 

Soul - JH, CE, B, HB, PS

Mank - JH, CE, HB, B, BP

 

Good Support - 4 votes

 

Eternals - JH, B, HB, PS

No Time to Die - JH, CE, B, BP

Death on the Nile - JH, CE, HB, BP

Rebecca - JH, CE, HB, BP

 

Some Support - 3 votes

 

Black Widow - JH, B, HB

The Invisible Man - JH, CE, B

Bill and Ted Face the Music - JH, B, HB

Halloween Kills - JH, CE, B

Raya and the Last Dragon - JH, B, PS

Antlers - JH, CE, HB

Birds of Prey - CE, HB, BP

Antebellum - CE, HB, BP

 

Small Support - 2 votes

 

Candyman - JH, CE

Malignant - JH, CE

Jungle Cruise - JH, PS

On the Rocks - CE, B

Ghostbusters: Afterlife - B, PS

The Personal History of David Copperfield - HB, B

The Turning - CE, HB

I’m Thinking of Ending Things - CE, BP 

Top Gun: Maverick - B, BP

Coming 2 America - B, PS

Fast and Furious 9 PS, BP

 

Outliers - 1 vote

 

Saint Maud - JH 

Escape Room 2 - JH

Gretel and Hansel - CE

The Many Saints of Newark - CE 

The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It - CE 

Free Guy - B

The Trial of the Chicago 7 - B

Taylor Swift: Miss Americana - B

Emma - HB

Mulan - HB

Promising Young Woman - HB

Minari - HB

Chaos Walking - PS

Godzilla vs Kong - PS

The Way Back - PS

Boss Level - PS

The Witches - PS

BIOS - BP

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On the January 14, 2020 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor-in-chief Peter Sciretta is joined by /Film weekend editor Brad Oman and writer Hoai-Tran Bui to discuss the Morbius trailer and how the movie connects to the MCU, a new Uncharted director, more details on the Parasite HBO series, Bryan K Vaughan’s Ex Machina movie, and Universal’s Super Nintendo World.

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On the January 13, 2020 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor-in-chief Peter Sciretta is joined by /Film weekend editor Brad Oman and writer Hoai-Tran Bui to discuss the 2020 Oscar Nominations.

 

Opening Banter

 

In Our Feature Presentation: 2020 Oscar Nominations: ‘Joker’ Leads the Pack With 11 Nominations

 

Best Picture

 

  • Ford v Ferrari
  • The Irishman
  • Jojo Rabbit
  • Joker
  • Little Women
  • Marriage Story
  • 1917
  • Once Upon a Time in Hollywood
  • Parasite

 

Best Director

 

  • The Irishman – Martin Scorsese
  • Joker – Todd Phillips
  • 1917 – Sam Mendes
  • Once Upon a Time in Hollywood – Quentin Tarantino
  • Parasite – Bong Joon-ho

 

  • Ht - Snub: Greta Gerwig for Directing Little Women
  • Brad - Snub: Taika Waititi for Best Director
  • Ht - Snub: Portrait of a Lady on Fire for…Also Anything at All

 

Best Actor

 

  • Antonio Banderas – Pain and Glory
  • Leonardo DiCaprio – Once Upon a Time in Hollywood
  • Adam Driver – Marriage Story
  • Joaquin Phoenix – Joker
  • Jonathan Pryce – The Two Popes

 

  • Brad - Snub: Eddie Murphy for Dolemite is My Name
  • Brad - Snub: Adam Sandler for Uncut Gems
  • HT - Snub: Taron Egerton for Rocketman

 

Best Actress

 

  • Cynthia Erivo – Harriet
  • Scarlett Johansson – Marriage Story
  • Saoirse Ronan – Little Women
  • Charlize Theron – Bombshell
  • Renee Zellweger – Judy

 

  • Brad - Snub: Lupita Nyong’o for Us (mention Us getting snubbed entirely)
  • HT - Snub: The Farewell for Anything at All

 

2020 Oscar Snubs and Surprises: Who Landed the Unlikely Nods and Who Was Overlooked?

  • Brad - Snub: Frozen II for Best Animated Feature
  • HT - Snub: Weathering With You for Best Animated Film
  • Brad - Snub: Song Kang-ho for Parasite

 

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All the other stuff you need to know:

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