Mini-Water Cooler: Shang-Chi, Hard Boiled, The Green Knight, The Virgin Suicides, and More

On the August 23, 2021 episode of /Film Daily, /Film senior writer Ben Pearson is joined by news editor Hoai-Tran Bui 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:
    • Hoai-Tran saw Chris (!) and blew out her voice doing karaoke.
  • What we’ve been Reading:
    • Ben read What the Wind Knows by Amy Harmon.
  • What we’ve been Watching:
    • Hoai-Tran watched Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings, The Protégé, the Rurouni Kenshin live-action movies, Hard-Boiled, and revisited The Virgin Suicides.
    • Ben watched The Green Knight and Hiroshi Inagaki’s Samurai trilogy.

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