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Movie, television news, discussion and analysis from the writers at slashfilm.com.

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Movie, television news, discussion and analysis from the writers at slashfilm.com.

    Water Cooler: Eurovision, Unsolved Mysteries, Hamilton, Gladiator, Do The Right Thing, Extraction, Black Cauldron, Restaurant: Impossible, Into The Unknown, Schitt’s Creek, Central Park,

    Water Cooler: Eurovision, Unsolved Mysteries, Hamilton, Gladiator, Do The Right Thing, Extraction, Black Cauldron, Restaurant: Impossible, Into The Unknown, Schitt’s Creek, Central Park,

    On the July 3, 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 writer Chris Evangelista to discuss what they’ve been up to at the Water Cooler.
     
    Opening Banter: HT isn’t here today.
     
    At The Water Cooler:

    What we’ve been Doing:

    Chris released a new bonus episode of 21st Century Spielberg. 


    What we’ve been Reading:

    Jacob has been playing catch-up with comics and has some recommendations: Curse Words and Undiscovered Country.


    What we’ve been Watching:

    Chris, Brad, and Ben watched Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga 


    Peter watched Into The Unknown on Disney+, a few episodes of Central Park on AppleTV, The Princess and the Frog, and the first couple episodes of the new Unsolved Mysteries on Netflix.


    Brad watched Extraction, Somebody Feed Phil, rewatched Grumpy Old Men


    Jacob watched Restaurant: Impossible, Taste the Nation, Yummy, The Darkness, Trick, and started Schitt’s Creek.


    Chris watched Gladiator.


    Ben watched Do The Right Thing, The Phantom of the Opera, Hamilton, and The Black Cauldron.


    What we’ve been Eating:

    Brad tried Starburst Fruit By the Foot, Mrs. Freshley’s New Reese’s, Hershey’s and Oreo Cupcakes, Frosted Flakes and Froot Loops Mash-Up Cereal, and Pepsi with a Splash of Pineapple Juice.


    What we’ve been Playing:

    Jacob has been learning the Alien RPG and he’s eager to try out Thousand Year Old Vampire.


    Brad played Donut County

     
    Other Articles Mentioned:
     
    All the other stuff you need to know:

    You can find more about all the stories we mentioned on today’s show at slashfilm.com, and linked inside the show notes.


    /Film Daily is published every weekday, bringing you the most exciting news from the world of movies and television as well as deeper dives into the great features from slashfilm.com. 


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    • 1 hr 23 min
    The Mandalorian Books, The Simpsons, Jason Momoa's Frosty the Snowman, D.A.R.Y.L. Sequel, and More

    The Mandalorian Books, The Simpsons, Jason Momoa's Frosty the Snowman, D.A.R.Y.L. Sequel, and More

    On the July 1, 2020 episode of /Film Daily, /Film senior writer Ben Pearson is joined by /Film weekend editor Brad Oman and writer Chris Evangelista to discuss the latest film and TV news, including The Simpsons’ new voice actor policy, Sundance’s plans for 2021, The Mandalorian books, Jason Momoa’s Frosty the Snowman, a new TMNT film, and that D.A.R.Y.L. sequel we’ve all been waiting thirty-five years to see.
     
    Opening Banter: 
     
    In The News:
    Brad: ‘The Simpsons’ Won’t Have White Actors Voice Characters of Color Anymore, Mike Henry No Longer Voicing Cleveland Brown on ‘Family Guy’
    Chris: Sundance 2021 Planning Online Component and Screenings Outside of Utah
    Brad: ‘The Mandalorian’ Books Are On the Way, But How Much Will They Expand the Series?
    Ben: Jason Momoa to Voice Frosty the Snowman in a Live-Action Movie (Yes, Really)
    Brad: New CG Animated ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’ Movie is Coming from Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg
    Chris: ‘D.A.R.Y.L.’ Sequel TV Series Starring Tony Hale in the Works For Some Inexplicable Reason
     
    Other Articles Mentioned:
     
    All the other stuff you need to know:
    You can find more about all the stories we mentioned on today’s show at slashfilm.com, and linked inside the show notes.
    /Film Daily is published every weekday, bringing you the most exciting news from the world of movies and television as well as deeper dives into the great features from slashfilm.com. 
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    • 30 min
    Twister & Pirates of the Caribbean Reboots, Scott Pilgrim Animated Series, Colin Trevorrow’s Atlantis, Jurassic World

    Twister & Pirates of the Caribbean Reboots, Scott Pilgrim Animated Series, Colin Trevorrow’s Atlantis, Jurassic World

    On the June 26, 2020 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor-in-chief Peter Sciretta is joined by /Film senior writer Ben Pearson and writer Chris Evangelista to discuss the latest film and tv news, including COVID movie delays, Pandemic film productions, a Scott Pilgrim animated series, Colin Trevorrow’s Atlantis, Jurassic World casting and a Twister reboot.
    In The News:

    Ben: Christopher Nolan’s ‘Tenet’ Has Been Delayed Again, This Time to Mid-August

    Mention: ‘Mulan’ Release Date May Be Postponed by Disney Again

    Ben: Alamo Drafthouse Theaters Will Be “Safer Than a Supermarket” When They Reopen; Food and Drinks Must Be Pre-Ordered
    Chris: The New M. Night Shyamalan Movie Will Film This Year and Open Next July
    Ben: COVID-19 Could Double the Length of Film and TV Productions
    Chris: ‘Scott Pilgrim’ Animated Series Being Considered, According to Edgar Wright
    Ben (og HT): Colin Trevorrow to Direct New Thriller ‘Atlantis’ for Universal
    Chris: ‘Jurassic World: Dominion’ Bringing Back a Character From ‘Jurassic Park’ (With a New Actor)
    Ben: ‘Twister’ Reboot Coming From ‘Tron: Legacy’ Director Joseph Kosinski
    Pirates of the Caribbean movie 

     
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    All the other stuff you need to know:

    You can find more about all the stories we mentioned on today’s show at slashfilm.com, and linked inside the show notes.
    /Film Daily is published every weekday, bringing you the most exciting news from the world of movies and television as well as deeper dives into the great features from slashfilm.com. 
    You can subscribe to /Film Daily on iTunes, Google Podcasts, Overcast, Spotify and all the popular podcast apps (RSS). 
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    • 35 min
    Water Cooler: Floor is Lava, Warning: Do Not Play, Undertaker: The Last Ride, The King of Staten Island, A Whisker Away, Adventures of Tintin, Brahms: The Boy II, Into the Unknown: Making Frozen 2

    Water Cooler: Floor is Lava, Warning: Do Not Play, Undertaker: The Last Ride, The King of Staten Island, A Whisker Away, Adventures of Tintin, Brahms: The Boy II, Into the Unknown: Making Frozen 2

    On the June 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:Peter got a haircut! He went back to Universal Citywalk Hollywood, and saw friends for the first time in three months.
    Brad got an Apple Watch from his girlfriend, and is trying to figure out how to maximize its potential
    What we’ve been Watching:Peter and Chris watched Floor is Lava.
    Jacob and Chris watched Warning: Do Not Play and You Should Have Left.
    Peter saw The Lovebirds on Netflix, and loved Undertaker: The Last Ride on WWE Network.
    Jacob watched Brahms: The Boy II, Becky, The Assent, and season one of What We Do in the Shadows.
    Chris watched I’ll Be Gone in the Dark, A League of Their Own, Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, and The Adventures of Tintin.
    Ben watched The Painter and the Thief.
    Brad watched Crawl and Into the Unknown: Making Frozen 2
    Hoai-Tran watched The King of Staten Island, Eurovision Song Contest, Volver, A Whisker Away, and Dororo.
    What we’ve been Eating:Peter has been eating Ritz Crisp Thins.
    Brad tried Baconator Pringles, Henry Weinhard’s Root Beer, and Mama Cozzi’s Breakfast Pizza
    Jacob tried Teremana tequila. 
    What we’ve been Playing:Jacob has been playing Invisible Inc. and played through all of The Dark Pictures Anthology: Man of Medan.

    Other Articles Mentioned:

     
    All the other stuff you need to know:
    You can find more about all the stories we mentioned on today’s show at slashfilm.com, and linked inside the show notes.
    /Film Daily is published every weekday, bringing you the most exciting news from the world of movies and television as well as deeper dives into the great features from slashfilm.com. 
    You can subscribe to /Film Daily on iTunes, Google Podcasts, Overcast, Spotify and all the popular podcast apps (RSS). 
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    • 1 hr 31 min
    Michael Keaton's Batman Return, Joel Schumacher, Hamilton’s MPAA Rating, V/H/S 94 and Star Wars: Light of the Jedi

    Michael Keaton's Batman Return, Joel Schumacher, Hamilton’s MPAA Rating, V/H/S 94 and Star Wars: Light of the Jedi

    On the June 22, 2020 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor-in-chief Peter Sciretta is joined by /Film weekend editor Brad Oman, senior writer Ben Pearson and writer Chris Evangelista to discuss the latest film and tv news, including the death of Joel Schumacher, Michael Keaton returns as Batman, Hamilton’s MPAA rating, V/H/S 94 and Star Wars: Light of the Jedi.
    In The News:
    Ben: Joel Schumacher, Director of ‘Batman Forever’, ‘The Lost Boys’, and More, Dead at 80
    Chris: Michael Keaton Will Return as Batman in Multiple DC Movies, Starting With ‘The Flash’ Solo Movie
    Ben: ‘Hamilton’ is Rated PG-13 on Disney+, and Lin-Manuel Miranda Explains the F-Bomb Count 
    Chris: ‘V/H/S 94’ Will Revive the ‘V/H/S’ Horror Franchise
    Brad: ‘Star Wars: Light of the Jedi’ Excerpt Teases the Galaxy-Wide Disaster in ‘The High Republic’
    All the other stuff you need to know:
    You can find more about all the stories we mentioned on today’s show at slashfilm.com, and linked inside the show notes.
    /Film Daily is published every weekday, bringing you the most exciting news from the world of movies and television as well as deeper dives into the great features from slashfilm.com. 
    You can subscribe to /Film Daily on iTunes, Google Podcasts, Overcast, Spotify and all the popular podcast apps (RSS). 
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    • 24 min
    Movie Theater Mask Policies, Academy Awards and Upcoming Films From Edgar Wright & Disney Animation

    Movie Theater Mask Policies, Academy Awards and Upcoming Films From Edgar Wright & Disney Animation

    On the June 19, 2020 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor-in-chief Peter Sciretta is joined by /Film weekend editor Brad Oman, and senior writer Ben Pearson to discuss the latest film and tv news, including the Academy Awards being pushed back, AMC’s Mask policy, Attack the Block 2, upcoming films from Edgar Wright & Disney Animation.
     
    In The News:
    Brad (og Chris): Academy Awards Delayed Until April 2021, Movies Released Up Until February 2021 Now Eligible for Nominations
    Ben (og HT): AMC Theatres Reverses Re-Opening Policy, Will Now Require Guests to Wear Masks [Updated]Peter recaps: AMC in trouble, Nolan is pushing for Tenet to be released this summer...
    AMC’s initial statement
    The backlash
    Alamo Drafthouse’s statement
    AMC reverses policyWill this change your mind about going?
    Brad: An ‘Attack the Block’ Sequel Was Recently Discussed By Director Joe Cornish and John Boyega
    Ben: Edgar Wright to Direct ‘The Chain’ Movie Based on the Bestselling Book, with Jane Goldman Writing the Script
    Brad: Details on Disney’s New Animated Movie ‘Encanto’ from ‘Zootopia’ Directors Come to Light
     
    Other Articles Mentioned:

     
    All the other stuff you need to know:
    You can find more about all the stories we mentioned on today’s show at slashfilm.com, and linked inside the show notes.
    /Film Daily is published every weekday, bringing you the most exciting news from the world of movies and television as well as deeper dives into the great features from slashfilm.com. 
    You can subscribe to /Film Daily on iTunes, Google Podcasts, Overcast, Spotify and all the popular podcast apps (RSS). 
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    • 31 min

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