Archive for April 2020

On the April 29, 2020 Episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor-in-chief Peter Sciretta 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 the start of the great movie theater wars, Avengers: Endgame, Reopening Disney World and the alternate plan for Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge.

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On the April 27, 2020 Episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor-in-chief Peter Sciretta is joined by /Film weekend editor Brad Oman, senior writer Ben Pearson and writer Chris Evangelista to discuss the latest film and tv news, including Star Wars, Plot Holes in Perfect Movies, Reopening Movie Theaters and more.

In The News:

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 April 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.

 

Opening Banter: 

 

At The Water Cooler:

  • What we’ve been Doing:

    • Chris recorded and released a new bonus episode of 21st Century Spielberg

    • Ben finished a major /Film project and made an unlikely discovery on YouTube.

    • Jacob is trying his damndest to support local businesses. 

  • What we’ve been Watching:

    • Peter and Brad watched Disney+’s Prop Culture.

    • Brad and Ben watched Middleditch & Schwartz.

    • Jacob, Brad, and Ben watched The Last Dance.

    • Chris and Ben watched Extraction.

    • Peter watched Upload on Amazon, Too Hot To Handle on Netflix, Clone Wars season 7, and started watching Outer Banks on Netflix. He also finished Devs and Bosch.

    • Chris watched The Way Back.

    • Brad watched the first two seasons of Barry, Splash, The Gentlemen, This Is Stand-Up, rewatched Shazam!, Coneheads and The Green Hornet.

    • Jacob finished New Girl, and watched Knives Out, Catching Hell, Jordan Rides the Bus, The Night Sitter, Don’t Run, Ghoul, and Haunted Hospital: Heilstatten.

    • Hoai-Tran watched The Willoughbys, finished Little Fires Everywhere, Spaceballs, rewatched Frankenstein, Young Frankenstein, Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventure, Hot Fuzz, Fleabag, and The Lighthouse.

    • Ben watched The Parallax View and Black Narcissus.

  • What we’ve been Eating:

  • What we’ve been Playing:

    • Peter played a board game (Escape Tales: The Awakening) with friends over Tabletopia.

    • Jacob played the digital version of Catan on the Nintendo Switch while in a Zoom session with friends. He also attended his first online Dungeons & Dragons session.

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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.

  • /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 April 22, 2020 Episode of /Film Daily, Film editor-in-chief Peter Sciretta is joined by /Film senior writer Ben Pearson, and writers Hoai-Tran Bui and Chris Evangelista to discuss the latest film and tv news, including Westworld, The Hunger Games, Venom 2, HBO Max, Scoob!, SXSW and more.

In The News:

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 April 20, 2020 Episode of /Film Daily, Film editor-in-chief Peter Sciretta is joined by /Film writer Chris Evangelista to discuss the ending of Devs.

Opening Banter: Spoiler warning for Devs.

In Our Feature Presentation: We discuss the ending of Devs.

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 April 17, 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 Steven Spielberg’s Star Wars, Darren Aronofsky’s Batman, Rogue One, The Shining, Myst and more.

At 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. 
  • You can subscribe to /Film Daily on iTunes, Google Podcasts, Overcast, Spotify and all the popular podcast apps (RSS). 
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On the April 15, 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 recorded a cooking vlog and tried to recreate Ronto Wraps from Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge. Watch it here
  • What we’ve been Reading:
  • What we’ve been Watching:
    • Peter and Brad watched the Netflix special The Tiger King and I.
    • Brad and Ben watched Upgrade.
    • Chris and Ben watched Run and rewatched Parasite.
    • Peter watched Dynamo: Beyond Belief, the new Simpsons short film Playdate with Destiny.
    • Brad watched The Skywalker Legacy, Super Troopers 2, and Daddy’s Home 2.
    • Jacob watched Belzebuth, Paranormal Activity, The Possession of Michael King, Happy Camp, The Last Broadcast, Frazier Park Recut, City of the Living Dead, Thor: Ragnarok, Avengers: Infinity War, Avengers: Endgame, and has reached the Megan Fox era on New Girl.
    • Ben watched Near Dark and His Kind of Woman.
    • Hoai-Tran watched Lady Macbeth, Tigertail, Misery, Mother, Barking Dogs Never Bite, rewatched The Host.
    • Chris watched The Mask of Zorro, The Prince of Egypt, and finally started watching Schitt’s Creek
  • What we’ve been Eating:
    • Brad tried a Fruit Loops White Chocolate Bunny, Biscoff Kit Kats, Biscoff cookie spread, and Mountain Dew Doritos from Australia.
  • What we’ve been Playing:
    • Jacob played Crash Team Racing and When Ski Lifts Go Wrong.
    • Brad played Scattergories with friends and family through Skype.

 

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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On the April 13, 2020 Episode of /Film Daily, Film editor-in-chief Peter Sciretta is joined by /Film senior writer Ben Pearson and writers Hoai-Tran Bui and Chris Evangelista to discuss the latest film and tv news, including Bob Iger, Pandemic VOD, Robin Hood, Salem’s Lot, Hellraiser and Avengers Campus.

Opening Banter: Happy Birthday Chris!

In The News:

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 April 10, 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 Cats: The Butthole Cut, Southland Tales, The Others, Doogie Howser, Quibi, and Tiger King.

In The News:

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 April 8, 2020 Episode of /Film Daily, Film editor-in-chief Peter Sciretta is joined by /Film managing editor Jacob Hall, 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: Brad is out sick today.

 

At The Water Cooler:

  • What we’ve been Doing:
    • Peter has been dealing with his sick dog.
    • Chris set his kitchen on fire, and also launched a new podcast, 21st Century Spielberg.
    • Jacob has renamed the days of the week out of boredom.
    • Hoai-Tran ventured out on her roof.
  • What we’ve been Reading:
  • What we’ve been Watching:
    • Ben and Peter watched Home Before Dark
    • Chris and HT watched Onward
    • Peter watched Happy Death Day, David Blaine’s new tv special The Magic Way, the first half of season six of Bosch, and boy was that episode of Better Call Saul awesome (Chris also watched that episode).
    • Chris watched Killing Eve season 3.
    • Jacob watched The Mask of Zorro, The Count of Monte Cristo, Kong: Skull Island, Godzilla, National Treasure, Raiders of the Lost Ark, Minority Report, The Room, Ratatouille, Wall-E, Aladdin, Moana, Captain Marvel, and is still enjoying New Girl.
    • Hoai-Tran watched The Platform, Moonstruck, rewatched Rear Window.
    • Ben watched Happy Death Day 2U, The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp, and had a Toshiro Mifune marathon with Drunken Angel, Stray Dog, and Sanjuro.
  • What we’ve been Eating:
  • What we’ve been Playing:
    • Jacob beat The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild and he’s excited about the new updates to Ring-Fit Adventure.

 

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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  • Thanks to Sam Hume for our logo.

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