Water Cooler: Palm Springs, The Beach House, The Old Guard, Gamemaster, The Alienist, Tesla, The Right Stuff, Supermarket Sweep, Wet Hot American Summer

On the July 17, 2020 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


At The Water Cooler:

  • What we’ve been Doing:
  • What we’ve been Reading:
    • Jacob is reading The Road to Jonestown by Jeff Guinn.
    • Chris read Survivor Song by Paul Tremblay. 
  • What we’ve been Watching:
    • Brad, Hoai-Tran, and Jacob watched Palm Springs
    • Jacob and Chris watched The Beach House.
    • Peter watched Gamemaster, and some more of Unsolved Mysteries.
    • Jacob watched The Old Guard. He’s also fallen deeply in love with Schitt’s Creek.
    • Brad watched David Foster: Off the Record
    • Chris watched Tesla, Supermarket Sweep, and the Criterion Collection Bruce Lee box set.
    • Ben rewatched Wet Hot American Summer and Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp, and saw The Right Stuff.
    • Hoai-Tran watched The Alienist: Angel of Darkness, rewatched Pride and Prejudice.
  • What we’ve been Eating:
    • Peter tried Try Teats, an international snack mystery box. This one featured Croatian and Serbian snacks and candy. Watch the video on YouTube.
    • Brad tried Caramel Apple Jacks, Apple Pie Kit Kats, Cinnamon Toast Crunch Ice Cream
  • What we’ve been Playing:
    • Jacob is running two RPG campaigns this weekend.

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