Water Cooler: Pet Sematary, Twilight Zone, Shazam, Shrill, The Act, Cold War, Missing Link, Christopher Robin, Legend of Cocaine Island, Boy Band Con, Sandman Slim
Apr 8th, 2019 by slashfilmdaily
On the April 8, 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.
At The Water Cooler:
- What we’ve been Doing:
- Peter went to WonderCon in Anaheim and visited Disneyland and had a cheat day reminding him that overeating and eating shitty food makes him feel horrible. And covered the Avengers: Endgame junket.
- Brad bought a PlayStation 4 with Red Dead Redemption and Spider-Man, but hasn’t played them yet because life is cruel.
- Hoai-Tran saw Church the Cat at Pet Sematary advanced screening, attended the Missing Link NYC premiere, went to an Epik High concert.
- Jacob bought a white board after learning the dark secret of staying on track with his exercise.
- What we’ve been Reading:
- Jacob has started reading Sandman Slim by Richard Kadrey.
- Ben read The Mysterious Affair at Styles
- What we’ve been Watching:
- Jacob and Brad watched Shazam! And HT rewatched it.
- HT and Chris watched Pet Sematary.
- Jacob and Chris watched The Legend of Cocaine Island.
- Jacob and HT watched The Twilight Zone,
- Jacob began an MCU re-watch and Brad is half-assing it.
- Peter saw 6 minutes of Avengers: Endgame, watched The Act on Hulu, The Boy Band Con, The Lou Pearlman documentary on YouTube Premium, and tried watching the Netflix reality series Selling Sunset.
- Ben watched Shrill, Midnight Run, and The Bad and the Beautiful
- Jacob watched Mercy Black, Await Further Instructions, The Bye Bye Man, Terminator Salvation, and lots of Jeopardy!.
- Brad watched Whitney, Queer Eye Season 3, Christopher Robin, Stan & Ollie
- Hoai-Tran watched The Beach Bum, Cold War, The Burial of Kojo, Lady J, One-Punch Man, Missing Link, the series finale of Crazy Ex-Girlfriend.
- What we’ve been Eating:
- Peter has been eating High Key Snacks mini cookies, and made a few recipes out of Southern Keto: 100+ Traditional Food Favorites for a Low-Carb Lifestyle including Cheeseburger “mac” helper and drop biscuits.
- Jacob wants to sing the praises of Deep Eddy Ruby Red Vodka.
- Brad tried four new kinds of M&M’s: Hazelnut Spread, Thai Coconut, English Toffee and Mexican Jalapeno, and Starburst Duos.
- What we’ve been Playing:
- Jacob has been playing Baba is You and Ape Out on the Nintendo Switch.
- Hoai-Tran is in a post-Kingdom Hearts 3 funk.
Other Articles Mentioned:
- ‘Shazam!’ May be the the Most Positive Superhero Movie Ever Made – But It Has One Serious Failing
- ‘Shazam!’ Director David F. Sandberg on How His Horror Roots Prepared Him for a Superhero Movie [Interview]
- Pet Sematary spoiler review
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