Water Cooler: Midsommar, Yesterday, Child’s Play, Toy Story 4, Neon Genesis Evangelion, Dead to Me, Awake, New Coke, Spirited Away, The Perfection, Harry Potter: Wizards Unite

On the June 25, 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 we’ve been up to at the Water Cooler.

 

Opening Banter:

 

At The Water Cooler:

    • What we’ve been Doing:
      • Peter went to Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge for his last reservation and build a droid.
      • Jacob went to the Monet: The Late Years exhibit at the Kimbell Art Museum.
      • Brad finally got the last Ghostbusters figure from Diamond Select to build the Ghostbusters firehouse facade.
      • Ben has been training to hike Half Dome in Yosemite
    • What we’ve been Reading:
      • Jacob devoured the true crime podcast The Shrink Next Door.
      • Ben recommends The Chernobyl Podcast
    • What we’ve been Watching:
      • Jacob, Chris, and Ben saw Midsommar
      • HT, Peter, and Ben saw Yesterday

 

  • Jacob and Chris saw Child’s Play

 

    • HT, Brad and Peter saw Toy Story 4
    • Jacob and HT watched Neon Genesis Evangelion.
    • Chris watched Dead to Me, and re-watched Death Proof for the first time since theaters.
    • Peter saw the Netflix game show Awake, and the HBO documentary Game of Thrones: The Last Watch.
    • Brad watched Dark Phoenix, Men in Black International, a few episodes of My Guest Needs No Introduction with David Letterman.
    • Ben watched The Killer in 35mm with John Woo, The Farewell, Spirited Away, and all of When They See Us
    • Hoai-Tran watched The Perfection, and To Catch a Thief.
  • What we’ve been Eating:
    • Jacob broke his diet for the weekend and ate at Woodshed Smokehouse in Fort Worth. He also ate a bunch of trash food, but don’t tell anyone.
    • Brad tried New Coke, Wild Cherry Fanta, Latte Oreo Thins and Fudge Covered Mint Oreos.
  • What we’ve been Playing:
    • Brad has been playing Harry Potter: Wizards Unite.

 

Other Articles Mentioned:

 

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