Mini-Water Cooler: Station Eleven, Landscapers, Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind, and More

On the January 4, 2022 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor Ben Pearson is joined by senior writer and chief film critic Chris Evangelista to talk about what they’ve been up to in the virtual water cooler.


Opening Banter: 

At The Water Cooler:

  • What we’ve been Doing:
  • What we’ve been Reading:

Chris read Chaos: Charles Manson, the CIA, and the Secret History of the Sixties by Tom O'Neill and Dan Piepenbring.

  • What we’ve been Watching:
    • Chris watched Station Eleven, Landscapers, Pain and Gain, and rewatched Dune. 
    • Ben watched Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind.
  • What we’ve been Eating:
  • What we’ve been Playing:
    • Ben played Uncharted: The Lost Legacy.

Also mentioned: 



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