Water Cooler: Halloween, Mank, Haunters, Seduced: Inside the NXIVM Cult, Almost Famous, Sabotage, Back to the Future Part II, Crimson Peak, On The Rocks, Notorious
Nov 2nd, 2020 by slashfilmdaily
On the November 2, 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.
At The Water Cooler:
- What did everyone do for Halloween?
- Peter live-streamed about Mandalorian.
- Brad went to a friend’s house for a socially distanced bonfire where masks were worn and costumes were encouraged.
- Jacob had a thoroughly mediocre Halloween!
- Hoai-Tran watched Rocky Horror Picture Show with friends.
- Ben visited his nieces.
- What we’ve been Doing:
- Peter went to Downtown Disney to check out all the new Christmas merch.
- Jacob voted.
- Hoai-Tran voted and guested on Nerdist News Talks Back.
- What we’ve been Reading:
- Jacob started reading The Office: The Untold Story of the Greatest Sitcom of the 2000s: An Oral History by Andy Green.
- Peter read the first chapter of Charles Soule’s Star Wars: Light of the Jedi.
- What we’ve been Watching:
- Peter has been watching more of Seduced: Inside the NXIVM Cult on Starz, and Sofia Coppola’s On The Rocks. He’s also been watching a lot of YouTube and wanted to plug two episodes: Justin Scarred’s tour of Goonies filming locations and Adam The Woo stayed overnight in the Christmas Story house.
- Brad watched Haunters: The Art of the Scare, Horror Noire: A History of Black Horror, introduced his girlfriend to Back to the Future Part II, has been suckered into watching The Bachelorette.
- Chris watched Mank.
- Hoai-Tran watched The Wailing, A Tale of Two Sisters, rewatched Notorious, Sabotage.
- Ben watched Crimson Peak, Halloween III: Season of the Witch, and rewatched Almost Famous.
- What we’ve been Eating:
- Brad tried Sugar Cookie Hershey’s Kisses, Monster Ultra Watermelon, Gingerbread Oreos.
- What we’ve been Playing:
- Brad has been playing Call of Duty’s Halloween event, The Haunting of Verdansk
- Jacob is playing Unmatched: Buffy the Vampire Slayer.
- Hoai-Tran is terrible at Among Us.
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