Archive for March 2020

On the March 30, 2020 Episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor-in-chief Peter Sciretta is joined by /Film senior writer Ben Pearson to discuss the latest film and tv news, including Jaws, Dragon’s Lair, Mad Max, and a bunch of Coronavirus updates.

 

Opening Banter: Is it still March?

 

In The News:

 

 

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On the March 27, 2020 Episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor-in-chief Peter Sciretta is joined by /Film senior writer Ben Pearson to discuss Quibi’s first-month line-up.

 

Opening Banter

 

In Our Feature Presentation: 

 

Other Articles Mentioned:

 

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 March 25, 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 latest film and tv news, including The Mandalorian casting, Black Widow, and how the Coronavirus is changing cinema and tv.

 

In The News:

 

In The Mailbag: We answer a couple emails about our last movie in cinemas and the Razzie awards.

 

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 March 24, 2020 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:
    • Ben got an unusual haircut
    • Jacob is embracing #QuarantineBeard.
  • What we’ve been Reading:
    • Jacob read volumes 5-8 of Fullmetal Alchemist, the first collection of The Drifting Classroom, Abara, and volume one of Mobile Suit Gundam: The Origin.
    • Chris started re-reading The Stand.
  • What we’ve been Watching:
    • Peter and Chris watched Tiger King.
    • Peter watched a bunch of screeners from a couple of upcoming Amazon series, and is still enjoying Westworld season 3.
    • Brad watched Insert Coin, We Don’t Deserve Dogs, Critical Thinking, For Madmen Only, Once Upon a Time in Uganda, Jumanji: The Next Level,  rewatched Bedazzled.
    • Jacob watched Mortal Engines, The Influence, The Entity, Open Grave, Holmes and Watson, Leatherface: The Texas Chainsaw Massacre III, and the season premiere of Top Chef.
    • Ben watched Moulin Rouge! and The Day of the Locust, and rewatched The Talented Mr. Ripley, The Apartment, and The Mask of Zorro.
    • Hoai-Tran has been watching The Outsider, rewatched The Parent Trap, His Girl Friday.
  • What we’ve been Eating:
    • Brad tried Swedish Fish jelly beans, Starburst soda pop jelly beans, Russell Stover Sours (white chocolate with fruit flavors), Green River soda, Pina Colada Fanta, found out cantaloupe and prosciutto go together well.
    • Ben learned a trick about green onions that may be helpful during a pandemic.
  • What we’ve been Playing:
    • Jacob has decided to use the pandemic to finally beat The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild.
    • Brad played Call of Duty: Warzone, finally got back to playing Spider-Man.

 

Other Articles Mentioned:

 

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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On the March 20, 2020 Emergency Episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor-in-chief Peter Sciretta is joined by Star Wars expert Bryan Young of the Full of Sith Podcast to discuss the breaking Star Wars scoop, Rosario Dawson has been cast as Ahsoka Tano in The Mandalorian season 2.

 

Opening Banter

 

In The News: Star Wars Exclusive: ‘The Mandalorian’ Season 2 Casts Rosario Dawson as Ahsoka Tano 

  • Who is Ahsoka
  • How might she fit into Mandalorian
    • Force user
    • She knew yoda
    • The end of rebels
  • Ashley Eckstein
  • Rosario Dawson

 

Other Articles Mentioned:

 

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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On the March 19, 2020 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:
    • Peter is getting a little stir crazy in self isolation and it’s only been like 6 days.
    • Jacob has doubled down on exercise and miniatures painting during the quarantine.
    • Ben finally finished editing his video of his trip to Ireland/Northern Ireland.
  • What we’ve been Reading:
    • Jacob has started reading Slayers & Vampires: The Complete Uncensored, Unauthorized Oral History of Buffy & Angel.
    • Hoai-Tran has started reading The Marriage Plot by Jeffrey Eugenides.
  • What we’ve been Watching:
    • Peter and Chris watched Westworld Season 3.
    • Peter watched The Skywalker Legacy documentary on the Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker home release, the first couple episodes of Amazing Stories on AppleTV+, I Am Not Okay With This on Netflix.
    • Jacob started the new season of Formula 1: Drive to Survive and has been binge-watching Jeopardy.
    • Hoai-Tran watched Dr. Strangelove, Beastars, Lu Over the Wall, rewatched Shaun of the Dead, has been watching bad animal-led movies on Disney+ like The Cat From Outer Space and The Shaggy DA.
    • Ben rewatched Goldeneye, Lady and the Tramp, Back to the Future, and The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring, and watched the HBO basketball documentary Women of Troy.
    • Chris watched Tarzan, The Hunchback of Notre Dame, Big Hero 6, and In the Cut
  • What we’ve been Playing:
    • Jacob beat XCOM 2 again and recommends Ring-Fit Adventure more than ever.
    • Ben started playing The Last of Us again.

 

Other Articles Mentioned:

 

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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On the March 18, 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 latest film and tv news, including Vin Diesel, the Razzie Awards, Westworld, and the Coronavirus vs. Hollywood.

 

In The News:

 

Other Articles Mentioned:

 

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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On the March 16, 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 latest film and tv news, including how the Coronavirus has affected the weekend’s box office, how movie theaters are responding, and will this lead to a huge cultural shift that will kill movie theaters?

Opening Banter: So much has happened since the last episode. It feels like years. At this point, we need to assume at this point that every film production has been shut down and it’s only newsworthy if films are still shooting.

In The News:

 

Other Articles Mentioned:

 

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 March 13, 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 latest film and tv news, including Coronavirus cancelations, a Last of Us tv series, and Scream 5.

 

Opening Banter: Ben talks about his Hamilton situation. 

 

In The News:

 

Other Articles Mentioned:

 

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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On the March 12, 2020 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: Coronavirus updates. 

 

At The Water Cooler:

  • What we’ve been Doing:
  • What we’ve been Reading:
    • Jacob is deep into Nobody Does It Better and wants to give it an additional recommendation. 
    • Ben read Simon Rich’s Hits & Misses.
  • What we’ve been Watching:
    • Peter and Ben saw Mulan.
    • Peter and Chris saw Devs.
    • Brad and Jacob saw Onward.
    • Chris and Ben saw The Hunt.
    • Peter and Chris have been watching Better Call Saul.
    • Jacob watched Incident in a Ghostland and Dr. Giggles.
    • Chris saw Birds of Prey, Charlie’s Angels, and Bloodshot.
    • Ben watched Overlord, finished McMillions, and wrapped up season 3 of his Breaking Bad rewatch.
    • Hoai-Tran saw The Way Back, The Invisible Man, My Spy, Gilda, started watching High Fidelity.
  • What we’ve been Eating:
    • Brad tried Starburst Yogurt, Twix Cookies and Cream Ice Cream Bar, Dr Pepper & Cream Soda
  • What we’ve been Playing:

Other Articles Mentioned:

 

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. 
  • You can subscribe to /Film Daily on iTunes, Google Podcasts, Overcast, Spotify and all the popular podcast apps (RSS). 
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