Archive for June 2020

On the June 26, 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 COVID movie delays, Pandemic film productions, a Scott Pilgrim animated series, Colin Trevorrow’s Atlantis, Jurassic World casting and a Twister reboot.

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On the June 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:
    • Peter got a haircut! He went back to Universal Citywalk Hollywood, and saw friends for the first time in three months.
    • Brad got an Apple Watch from his girlfriend, and is trying to figure out how to maximize its potential
  • What we’ve been Watching:
    • Peter and Chris watched Floor is Lava.
    • Jacob and Chris watched Warning: Do Not Play and You Should Have Left.
    • Peter saw The Lovebirds on Netflix, and loved Undertaker: The Last Ride on WWE Network.
    • Jacob watched Brahms: The Boy II, Becky, The Assent, and season one of What We Do in the Shadows.
    • Chris watched I’ll Be Gone in the Dark, A League of Their Own, Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, and The Adventures of Tintin.
    • Ben watched The Painter and the Thief.
    • Brad watched Crawl and Into the Unknown: Making Frozen 2
    • Hoai-Tran watched The King of Staten Island, Eurovision Song Contest, Volver, A Whisker Away, and Dororo.
  • What we’ve been Eating:
    • Peter has been eating Ritz Crisp Thins.
    • Brad tried Baconator Pringles, Henry Weinhard’s Root Beer, and Mama Cozzi’s Breakfast Pizza
    • Jacob tried Teremana tequila. 
  • What we’ve been Playing:
    • Jacob has been playing Invisible Inc. and played through all of The Dark Pictures Anthology: Man of Medan.

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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 June 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 writer Chris Evangelista to discuss the latest film and tv news, including the death of Joel Schumacher, Michael Keaton returns as Batman, Hamilton’s MPAA rating, V/H/S 94 and Star Wars: Light of the Jedi.

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On the June 19, 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 the Academy Awards being pushed back, AMC’s Mask policy, Attack the Block 2, upcoming films from Edgar Wright & Disney Animation.

 

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All the other stuff you need to know:

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On the June 17, 2020 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 discuss what they’ve been up to at the Water Cooler.

 

Opening Banter: Peter’s out today.

 

At The Water Cooler:

  • What we’ve been Doing:

  • What we’ve been Reading:
    • Jacob started reading The Victory Machine.
    • Chris read Wiseguy by Nicholas Pileggi.
  • What we’ve been Watching:
    • Ben watched Reunited Apart: Fellowship of the Ring
    • Jacob watched Come to Daddy, Wounds, Inside Man, BlacKkKlansman, and Long Gone Summer.
    • Brad watched Reunited Apart: Ghostbusters, The Lovebirds and The Art of Self-Defense.
    • Chris watched Perry Mason.
    • Hoai-Tran watched Da 5 Bloods and Extracurricular.
  • What we’ve been Eating:
  • What we’ve been Playing:
    • Brad played Halo 2 for the first time in roughly a decade or so, and he sucks at it now. 
    • Jacob has been playing a ton of Unmatched: Cobble and Fog.

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On the June 15, 2020 Episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor-in-chief Peter Sciretta is joined by /Film senior writer Ben Pearson and writer Hoai-Tran Bui to discuss the latest film and tv news, including movie release changes, Star Wars Celebration Canceled, Disneyland Reopening and Paddington 3.

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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 June 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

 

At The Water Cooler:

  • What we’ve been Doing:
    • Peter went to Universal Citywalk Hollywood, and it was a dystopian ghost town.
    • Jacob got to interview the team behind the Unmatched board game series.
  • What we’ve been Watching:
    • Peter has just continued binge-watching Suits.
    • Jacob watched Cape Fear, Confessional, and too many damn episodes of Bar Rescue.
    • Brad watched the first season of Dave, Josie and the Pussycats, rewatched When Harry Met Sally.
    • Chris watched The King of Staten Island, Da 5 Bloods, Twister, Palm Springs, and Dave (the Kevin Kline movie, not the show).
    • Ben watched Stay Tuned.
    • Hoai-Tran watched Artemis Fowl, I’m No Longer Here, and Lust, Caution.
  • What we’ve been Eating:
    • Brad tried Sweet Corn Pringles, Swedish Fish Crush Soda Minis, and got a surprisingly great Root Beer Float from Arby’s, 
  • What we’ve been Playing:
    • Jacob started playing Cities: Skylines again.

 

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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 June 10, 2020 Episode of /Film Daily, /Film senior writer Ben Pearson is joined by /Film weekend editor Brad Oman and writers Hoai-Tran Bui and Chris Evangelista to talk about the latest film and TV news, including Comic-Con at Home, Gone with the Wind, Evil Dead Now, Wanted 2, Blumhouse’s Dracula, Hollywood resuming production, AMC Theatres reopening, and the potential death of theatrical mid-budget movies.

 

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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 June 5, 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: It’s been a week!

At The Water Cooler:

  • What we’ve been Doing:
    • Peter experienced rioting in his neighborhood for the first time, and has been watching too much of the News and social media. And hes been trying to listen and learn to be a better ally. 
    • Jacob started doing a puzzle for the first time in well over a decade.
    • Brad set up his own movie theater outside
    • Hoai-Tran participated in Film Stage’s Cinephile Game Night with Jacob and Chris.
  • What we’ve been Reading:
    • Jacob started reading War and Peace.
    • Hoai-Tran has been reading the Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind manga.
  • What we’ve been Watching:
    • Peter has been watching Suits, and tried watching Space Force
    • Jacob watched The Lovebirds, Avengers: Age of Ultron, Guardians of the Galaxy, Iron Man 3, Back to the Future, Die Hard, The Shawshank Redemption, The Martian, and The Wretched
    • Chris watched Domestic Disturbance
    • Brad watched Twister, Rock Star and Celebrity Family Feud
    • Ben watched The Hobbit (1977), rewatched That Thing You Do!, finished Devs, and started rewatching Lost.
    • Hoai-Tran watched Bad Education, Mulholland Drive, rewatched Attack the Block, and finally started watching Better Call Saul.
  • What we’ve been Eating:
    • Peter has become addicted to Waba Grill.
    • Brad tried the DiGiorno Croissant Crust Pizza, Rotisserie Chicken Pringles, Lucky Charms Honey Clovers, Fini Cinema Mix Gummies, and S’mores with Chocolate-Filled Chocolate Marshmallows
  • What we’ve been Playing:
    • Brad started playing Grand Theft Auto V again.

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 June 3, 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 Alien, the future of movie theaters and movie productions, Wolfman reboot, Suicide Squad: The Ayer Cut, Martin Scorsese and an Upgrade tv series.

 

Opening Banter: The country is in crisis right now, but our entertainment news coverage must go on. 


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