Mini-Water Cooler: Candyman, New Girl, The Grandmaster, and More

On the August 31, 2021 episode of /Film Daily, /Film senior writer Ben Pearson is joined by senior news editor Jacob Hall 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:
    • Jacob bought a new TV.
  • What we’ve been Reading:
    • Jacob read The Snakehead by Patrick Radden Keefe.
  • What we’ve been Watching:
    • Jacob watched Candyman and Are You Afraid of the Dark, and is rewatching New Girl.
    • Ben watched I May Destroy You and The Grandmaster.
  • What we’ve been Eating:
  • What we’ve been Playing:
    • Jacob finally beat Control on the PS5.


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