Water Cooler: Force Friday, Joker, Gemini Man, Watchmen, Dark Harbor, Marianne, House of Torment, What Lies Beneath
Oct 9th, 2019 by slashfilmdaily
On the October 9, 2019 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: WE ARE ALL BACK TOGETHER!
At The Water Cooler:
- What we’ve been Doing:
- Peter went on a Triple Force Friday hunt and found the shelves mostly empty. Watch our vlog about the adventure. Peter experienced Queen Mary’s Dark Harbor for the first time ever. A video of that adventure is also now online.
- Jacob went to the House of Torment haunted house and is embarking on a haunted house road trip.
- Brad was disappointed in Triple Force Friday offerings, but still bought a few things.
- Ben celebrated his birthday in Hawaii.
- Hoai-Tran has been running around New York Comic-Con.
- What we’ve been Reading:
- Jacob read Ring by Koji Suzuki.
- Ben read The ABC Murders by Agatha Christie.
- What we’ve been Watching:
- Peter and Chris saw Gemini Man in 120 frames per second, and Ben saw it in 24 frames per second.
- Peter has also been watching the new season of Survivor: Island of the Idols.
- Brad saw Joker. Peter and Jacob also saw Joker (for Peter it was a second time), but we talked about that on Monday’s spoiler discussion.
- Brad watched In the Shadow of the Moon.
- Jacob watched the first episode of Marianne, Final Prayer, What Lies Beneath, The Thomas Crown Affair, and finally started season 2 of Succession.
- Ben watched The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part and Furie.
- Chris watched Haunt.
- Hoai-Tran saw the pilot of Watchmen, finally saw Parasite.
- What we’ve been Eating:
- Peter tried Fanta Strawberry Zombie Fusion at AMC Theatres. It’s a special exclusive Halloween flavor in the Coke freestyle machine.
- Brad tried, Fanta Bewitched Orange Elixir, Cinnamon Coca-Cola, Winter Spiced Cranberry Sprite and Mountain Dew Maui Burst.
Other Articles 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.
- /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 iTunes, Google Podcasts, Overcast, Spotify and all the popular podcast apps (RSS).
- Send your feedback, questions, comments and concerns to us at firstname.lastname@example.org. 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.