Water Cooler: Ready or Not, Nailed It, Good Boys, Good Time, Snake Oil, Cinephile, and More

On the August 28 episode of /Film Daily, /Film senior writer Ben Pearson is joined by /Film managing editor Jacob Hall, weekend editor Brad Oman, and writers Hoai-Tran Bui and Chris Evangelista to talk about what they’ve been up to in the Water Cooler.


Opening Banter: Peter is sick, but the D23 episode is still coming.


At The Water Cooler:

    • What we’ve been Doing:

      • Jacob turned 31 and bought new pants and has been doing some weirdly melancholy soul-searching.
      • Ben has been living in Los Angeles for 10 years
    • What we’ve been Reading:
      • Jacob has been reading Theme Park Design by David Younger.
    • What we’ve been Watching:
      • Jacob and Hoai-Tran saw Ready or Not.
      • Chris has been watching Nailed It


  • Brad watched Good Boys and Nate Bargatze: The Tennessee Kid


    • Jacob watched Olympus Has Fallen.
    • Ben watched Good Time, The General, Dear White People season 3, and The Handmaid’s Tale season 3 
  • What we’ve been Eating:
    • Brad tried Krispy Kreme Reese’s Filled Doughnuts, the Popeye’s Chicken Sandwich, and The Impossible Whopper.
  • What we’ve been Playing:
    • Jacob played Le Havre, Century: Spice Road, Dead Last and Snake Oil.
    • Ben played Cinephile

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