Water Cooler: Prop Culture, Middleditch & Schwartz, Last Dance, Extraction, Upload, Clone Wars, Little Fires Everywhere, Spaceballs, Outer Banks, Way Back, Parallax View, Barry, Splash

On the April 24, 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:

    • Chris recorded and released a new bonus episode of 21st Century Spielberg

    • Ben finished a major /Film project and made an unlikely discovery on YouTube.

    • Jacob is trying his damndest to support local businesses. 

  • What we’ve been Watching:

    • Peter and Brad watched Disney+’s Prop Culture.

    • Brad and Ben watched Middleditch & Schwartz.

    • Jacob, Brad, and Ben watched The Last Dance.

    • Chris and Ben watched Extraction.

    • Peter watched Upload on Amazon, Too Hot To Handle on Netflix, Clone Wars season 7, and started watching Outer Banks on Netflix. He also finished Devs and Bosch.

    • Chris watched The Way Back.

    • Brad watched the first two seasons of Barry, Splash, The Gentlemen, This Is Stand-Up, rewatched Shazam!, Coneheads and The Green Hornet.

    • Jacob finished New Girl, and watched Knives Out, Catching Hell, Jordan Rides the Bus, The Night Sitter, Don’t Run, Ghoul, and Haunted Hospital: Heilstatten.

    • Hoai-Tran watched The Willoughbys, finished Little Fires Everywhere, Spaceballs, rewatched Frankenstein, Young Frankenstein, Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventure, Hot Fuzz, Fleabag, and The Lighthouse.

    • Ben watched The Parallax View and Black Narcissus.

  • What we’ve been Eating:

  • What we’ve been Playing:

    • Peter played a board game (Escape Tales: The Awakening) with friends over Tabletopia.

    • Jacob played the digital version of Catan on the Nintendo Switch while in a Zoom session with friends. He also attended his first online Dungeons & Dragons session.

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