Archive for December 2020

On the December 30, 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:
    • What we’ve been Reading:
      • Jacob read the final issues of Gideon Falls and Doctor Doom, and the first issues of The Department of Truth.
      • Hoai-Tran finished reading Tehanu.
    • What we’ve been Watching:
      • Jacob, Chris, Brad, Ben, and Peter watched Wonder Woman 1984.
      • Jacob, Ben, and Hoai-Tran watched Tenet 
      • Jacob and HT watched His House.
  • Ben and Chris watched Hunter Hunter.
    • Peter rewatched How The Grinch Stole Christmas (2000), How To With John Wilson on HBO Max.
    • Chris watched The Flight Attendant and The Undoing
    • Jacob watched Soul, Bad Boys For Life, and Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom.
    • Brad watched Sylvie’s Love
    • Hoai-Tran watched The Muppet Christmas Carol and White Christmas for the first time, watched The Trial of the Chicago 7, The Assistant, David Byrne’s American Utopia, and Never Rarely Sometimes Always.
    • Ben watched Indiscreet, Happiest Season, some Small Axe, MLK/FBI, Tesla, First Cow, The Bee Gees documentary, Dick Johnson is Dead, Bacurau, Death to 2020, I’m Thinking of Ending Things, and Shirley.
  • What we’ve been Eating:
    • Brad tried Little Debbie Oatmeal Creme Pie Cereal, and forgot how much he loves Kellogg’s Smorz Cereal.
  • What we’ve been Playing:
    • Brad played Jurassic World Aftermath on the Oculus Quest 2

 

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On the December 28, 2020 episode of /Film Daily, /Film Editor-in-Chief Peter Sciretta is joined by weekend editor Brad Oman and writer Hoai-Tran Bui to discuss the latest film and tv news, including Wonder Woman 3, Future DC Movies for HBO MAX, Exorcist, Barry Jenkins’ Lion King, What If and She Hulk. 

In The News:

 

Other Articles: 

 

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 December 18, 2020 episode of /Film Daily, /Film Editor-in-Chief Peter Sciretta is joined by weekend editor Brad Oman and special guest Bryan Young (from Star Wars Insider, StarWars.com and Full of Sith podcast) for a spoiler-filled conversation about The Mandalorian season two finale, entitled “The Rescue”.

Opening Banter

 

In Our Spoiler Discussion: The Mandalorian Chapter 16 “The Rescue”

  • Feedback from previous episodes.
  • Brief thoughts on this episode.
  • Beat by beat dissection.
  • Speculation about season 3 and beyond.

 

Other Articles: 

 

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 December 16, 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 talk about what they’ve been up to at the water cooler.

 

Opening Banter

 

At The Water Cooler:

  • What we’ve been Doing:
    • Jacob ran out of space on Gmail, somehow.
  • What we’ve been Reading:
    • HT is continuing her journey in Earthsea, finished The Farthest Shore and is reading Tehanu.
  • What we’ve been Watching:
    • Ben, Brad and Chris watched News of the World
    • Ben, HT, and Brad watched One Night in Miami…
    • Ben and Brad watched The Way Back and The Vast of Night.
    • Ben watched Promising Young Woman, On the Rocks, Wolfwalkers, and His House.
    • Jacob and HT watched The Personal History of David Copperfield.
    • Jacob watched Mank, Run, Sonic the Hedgehog, Sound of Metal, Boys State, and Shirley. He also watched the first season of Evil.
    • Chris watched Tenet, While You Were Sleeping, Speed, The Santa Clause, Scrooged, and Big
    • Brad watched Ammonite, The Queen’s Gambit, The Holiday Movies That Made Us, and Friends Season 2
    • Hoai-Tran watched Soul and Minari.
  • What we’ve been Eating:
    • Brad tried SweetTarts Twisted Holiday Punch Ropes, Monster Papillon and Khaotic flavors, Mocha Kit Kat Duos, Snickers Peanut Brownie Squares.
  • What we’ve been Playing:
    • Jacob beat Demon’s Souls on PlayStation 5.

 

Other Articles: 

 

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 December 14, 2020 episode of /Film Daily, /Film senior writer Ben Pearson is joined by /Film managing editor Jacob Hall to talk about Disney’s avalanche of announcements for Pixar, Marvel, Disney Animation, and Lucasfilm properties.

 

Opening Banter

 

In the News:

 

Other Articles: Here’s How Darth Vader Could Fit Into the Obi-Wan Kenobi TV Series – And Why It Makes Sense in Canon

 

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 Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Overcast, Spotify and all the popular podcast apps (RSS). 
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On the December 11, 2020 episode of /Film Daily, /Film Editor-in-Chief Peter Sciretta is joined by weekend editor Brad Oman and special guest Bryan Young (from Star Wars Insider, StarWars.com and Full of Sith podcast) for a spoiler-filled conversation about the seventh episode of Disney+’s The Mandalorian season two, entitled “The Believer”.

 

Opening Banter: Peter is recording from a different location this week so he may sound a lot different.

 

In Our Featured Presentation: The Mandalorian Chapter 15 Spoiler Discussion.

  • Feedback from last week’s episode
  • Brief reaction
  • Beat by beat dissection of the episode
  • Speculation

 

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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Water Cooler: Catching Up With the Films of 2020

On the December 10, 2020 episode of /Film Daily, /Film senior writer Ben Pearson is joined by /Film managing editor Jacob Hall, weekend editor Brad Oman, and writer Hoai-Tran Bui to talk about what they’ve been up to at the water cooler.

 

Opening Banter:

 

At The Water Cooler:

    • What we’ve been Doing:
      • Everyone has been playing catch-up with the 2020 movie slate. And that’s all we’re talking about today.
    • What we’ve been Watching:
      • Ben and Brad watched Boys State
      • Jacob and Ben watched Freaky.
      • Ben and Brad watched Nomadland
      • HT and Ben watched Sound of Metal
      • Brad and Ben watched Possessor
      • HT and Ben also watched Mank and Another Round
      • Ben watched The Old Guard, Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom, David Byrne’s American Utopia, Archenemy, Wild Mountain Thyme, and Love and Monsters.
      • Jacob watched The Trial of the Chicago 7, Bad Education, and The Painter and the Thief.
      • Hoai-Tran watched Wonder Woman 1984, She Dies Tomorrow, The Call.
      • Brad watched folklore: the long pond studio sessions, and Minari

 

Additional Things We Mentioned: Culturally Relevant Interview with Boys State director Jesse Moss

 

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 December 9, 2020 episode of /Film Daily, /Film senior writer Ben Pearson is joined by /Film weekend editor Brad Oman and writer Hoai-Tran Bui to discuss the latest film and TV news, including Hollywood’s reaction to Warner Bros.’ big HBO Max news, some Spider-Man 3 casting, and the early reactions to Wonder Woman 1984.

 

Opening Banter:

 

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 December 4, 2020 episode of /Film Daily, /Film Editor-in-Chief Peter Sciretta is joined by weekend editor Brad Oman and special guest Bryan Young (from Star Wars Insider, StarWars.com and Full of Sith podcast) for a spoiler-filled conversation about the fifth episode of Disney+’s The Mandalorian season two, entitled “The Tragedy”.

In Our Spoiler Discussion: The Mandalorian Chapter 14

  • Feedback from previous episodes
  • Brief thoughts on “The Tragedy”
  • Beat by beat breakdown
  • Speculation 

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 Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Overcast, Spotify and all the popular podcast apps (RSS). 
  • Send your feedback, questions, comments and concerns to us at peter@slashfilm.com. Please leave your name and general geographic location in case we mention the e-mail on the air.
  • Please rate and review the podcast on iTunes, tell your friends and spread the word! 
  • Thanks to Sam Hume for our logo.

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On the December 3, 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 may be the single biggest piece of movie news this year.

 

Opening Banter: Is this the biggest film industry story of the decade?

 

In The News:

  • Ben: Whoa: Warner Bros. to Premiere Its Entire 2021 Slate On HBO Max and In Theaters
    • Ben: What films does this include?
    • Ben: What are the terms of the exclusivity window for HBO Max?
    • Is there the possibility WB changes their mind mid year?
    • Are movie theaters dead?
    • Will they be able to put the genie back in the bottle for 2022?
    • Will other studios follow? (Disney investors meeting next week)
    • What does this mean for Christopher Nolan’s relationship with WB?
    • What could this mean for backend box office deals? Streaming caused tv writers to go on strike to demand a fair stake, so could that happen 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 Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Overcast, Spotify and all the popular podcast apps (RSS). 
  • Send your feedback, questions, comments and concerns to us at peter@slashfilm.com. Please leave your name and general geographic location in case we mention the e-mail on the air.
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