Archive for December 2021

On the December 31, 2021 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor Ben Pearson presents an interview episode with writer/director Benjamin Cleary and actress Naomie Harris from the AppleTV+ sci-fi drama “Swan Song.”

 

Opening Banter: 

In Our Feature Presentation:

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On the December 30, 2021 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor Ben Pearson is joined by /Film editor Brad Oman to talk about what they’ve been up to at the virtual water cooler.

 

Opening Banter: 

At The Water Cooler:

  • What we’ve been Doing:
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  • What we’ve been Reading:
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  • What we’ve been Watching:
    • Brad watched Nightmare Alley, Being the Ricardos, The Matrix Resurrections, The Night House, 8-Bit Christmas, and That’s My Jam
    • Ben watched F For Fake and Pickup on South Street.
  • What we’ve been Eating:
    • Brad tried Wendy’s Frosty Cereal, Trader Joe’s PB&J Snack Duo, Kemp’s Peppermint Mocha Holiday Nog, Cocoa Cream Liqueur, Eggo Pop-Tarts, Starburst from the UK
  • What we’ve been Playing:
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Also mentioned: 

 

I’m going to try to create an episode for tomorrow, but in case I run out of time, have a great New Year’s Eve!

 

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On the December 29, 2021 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editorial director Peter Sciretta is joined by /Film editor Brad Oman and Star Wars nerd Bryan Young to have a spoiler discussion about The Book of Boba Fett Episode 1 “Stranger in a Strange Land”.

Opening Banter: Bryan is back!

In The Spoiler Room: The Book of Boba Fett Episode 1 “Stranger in a Strange Land”

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All the other stuff you need to know:

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On the December 28, 2021 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor Ben Pearson is joined by /Film editor Jacob Hall to discuss what we’ve been up to at the virtual water cooler. 

 

Opening Banter: 

At The Water Cooler:

  • What we’ve been Doing:
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  • What we’ve been Reading:
    • Jacob read All About Me by Mel Brooks.
  • What we’ve been Watching:
    • Ben and Jacob watched West Side Story.
    • Ben watched Cyrano, Nightmare Alley, The Matrix quadrilogy, Encanto, and Bell, Book and Candle.
    • Jacob saw Spider-Man: No Way Home and started watching Peaky Blinders.
  • What we’ve been Eating:
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  • What we’ve been Playing:
    • Jacob played Unfathomable and Unmatched: Battle of Legends Vol. 2.

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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 December 27, 2021 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editorial director Peter Sciretta is joined by /Film news writer Ryan Scott to discuss the latest film and tv news, including weekend box office, Colin Trevorrow’s Atlantis movie, and The Book of Boba Fett.

Opening Banter: Holiday check in.

In The News:

  • Ryan: Spider-Man: No Way Home Crosses $1 Billion At The Box Office In Just 12 Days
    • Omicron spikes now slowing it down? Is this a good or bad thing?
  • Ryan: Sing 2, Matrix Resurrections Are No Match For Spider-Man At The Box Office
    • If I had told you that they would release a 4th Matrix film and…
    • Should Sing have been released on streaming/VOD?
    • Who is the big loser of the weekend?
    • Smaller movies: Nightmare Alley and Licorice Pizza
  • Peter (og Sandy): Colin Trevorrow On His Upcoming Atlantis Film: 'It's The Only Thing That Equals Dinosaurs For Me'
    • Colin tells Empire: “For a generation right now to be able to enter a world that is not unlike their world – where their elders have basically gifted them a civilisation that is dying – I think it is the right moment for that story”
      • previous versions of the Atlantis story have portrayed it as a ruined city plunged underwater by its citizens’ hubris, this one is set on a lost continent in the Indian ocean, a “multicultural civilisation with its own advanced technology”,
    • “I’m fascinated with it,” he says. “It’s the only thing that equals dinosaurs for me. I guess I tend to go back to the past. But, you know, it was the first time that we had technology. And it’s at a time when we had other kinds of creatures that aren’t around anymore There are just so many things about it that are fascinating to me. So yeah, I’m a deep nerd for it.”
  • Ryan (og Danielle): Who is Sophie Thatcher's Cool Biker Chick Character in Book of Boba Fett? Let's Speculate Wildly!
    • Peter talks about Yellowjackets
    • All the trailers are the first half of episode 1

 

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All the other stuff you need to know:

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On the December 22, 2021 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editorial director Peter Sciretta is joined by /Film editor Brad Oman to have a spoiler discussion about Hawkeye Episode 6 “So This Is Christmas?”.

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Opening Banter: Brad has returned!

In The Spoiler Room: Hawkeye Episode 6 “So This Is Christmas?”

 

Also 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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Our Most Anticipated Movies of 2022

On the Tuesday, December 21, 2021 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editorial director Peter Sciretta is joined by chief film critic Chris Evangelista and /Film editors Jacob Hall, Hoai-Tran Bui, Brad Oman, and Ben Pearson to narrow down our most anticipated movies of 2022.

 

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On the December 20, 2021 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editorial director Peter Sciretta is joined by /Film news writer Ryan Scott to discuss the reason behind Spider-Man: No Way Home’s record-breaking box office.

Opening Banter: Lots of people liked Ryan on last week’s episode so he’s back!

In The News:

 

Also 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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Spider-Man: No Way Home Spoiler Discussion

On the December 17, 2021 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editorial director Peter Sciretta is joined by /Film editor Brad Oman to have a spoiler discussion about Spider-Man: No Way Home.  

Opening Banter: 

In The News:

In The Spoiler Room::

  • Brief reactions
    • Thoughts on the last two movies
    • Thoughts on this film
  • Spoilers follow…

 

Also mentioned: 

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All the other stuff you need to know:

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James Cameron‘s Big Idea, A Kick-Ass Reboot, and More

On the December 16, 2021 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor Ben Pearson is joined by staff writer Danielle Ryan to talk about the latest film and TV news, including Shang-Chi 2, a Kick-Ass reboot, and James Cameron’s idea for releasing a movie and a streaming project at the same time.

 

Opening Banter: Welcome to the podcast, Danielle!

In The News:

Also mentioned:

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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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