Archive for January 2020

On the January 31, 2020 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor-in-chief Peter Sciretta is joined by /Film weekend editor Brad Oman and senior writer Ben Pearson to discuss the latest film and tv news, including Birds of Prey, Loki, Spider-man, Adam Sandler, Terminator, Dan Trachtenberg, F9 and Pee-Wee Herman.

 

 

Opening Banter: HT is away in London.

In The News:

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On the January 29, 2020 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor-in-chief Peter Sciretta is joined by /Film senior writer Ben Pearson and writer Chris Evangelista to discuss the best films of the 2020 Sundance Film Festival.

 

Opening Banter: Ben and Chris are back!

 

Our Feature Presentation: The Best of Sundance 2020

    • Chris: Miss Americana 
    • Ben: Bad Hair
    • Chris: Horse Girl

 

  • Ben: Come Away
  • Chris: Shirley
  • Ben: Sylvie’s Love 

 

  • Chris: Possessor
  • Ben: Palm Springs

 

What were some of the most buzzed about films (that you saw or didn’t see)?

 

Was this year’s sundance any different than usual?

 

Ben’s VR thing

 

Andy Samberg’s ‘Palm Springs’ Breaks Sundance Sales Records — By 69 Cents

 

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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.

 

In The News:

 

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All the other stuff you need to know:

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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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All the other stuff you need to know:

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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:

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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

Other Articles Mentioned:

 

All the other stuff you need to know:

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  • /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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