Water Cooler: Aquaman, Spider-Man, Stranger Things, Roma, The Favourite, Vice, Minding The Gap, Shirkers, Creed II, – /Film
4th December 2018

On the December 3, 2018 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 talk about what we’ve been up to at the Water Cooler.

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Opening Banter: It’s officially December!

At The Water Cooler:

  • What we’ve been Doing:
    • Jacob finally finished his office over a year after moving into his house; he also finished his Christmas shopping early.
    • Peter took Jacob’s advice and bought a weighted blanket at target, he also started doing Butcher Box.
    • Hoai-Tran covered the Aquaman junket in New York where she got to witness Jason Momoa seeing his wax mannequin for the first time.
    • Brad went to Top Golf as part of his girlfriend’s birthday celebrations
    • Jacob has been perusing Stranger Things: Worlds Turned Upside Down
    • Peter attended the world premiere of Mary Poppins Returns, and has been playing end of the year catch-up, and watched Paddington 2, Roma, Vice, Minding The Gap, Shirkers and Bohemian Rhapsody. He also watched the first episode of Death By Magic on Netflix.
    • Jacob watched The Favourite, The Great British Baking Show Holiday, Saint, and The Christmas Chronicles. He also saw Suspiria again.
    • Chris watched Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, The Great British Baking Show Holiday Special, and The Christmas Chronicles.
    • Hoai-Tran saw Aquaman, Creed II, Burning, rewatched Legally Blonde and watched half of The Christmas Prince: The Royal Wedding.
    • Brad saw Ralph Breaks the Internet and Green Book, introduced his girlfriend to Christmas Vacation and A Christmas Story.
    • Ben watched Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse and The Ballad of Buster Scruggs
    • Peter forgot to talk about this last week, but while he was off his diet he had a double popcorn offering at AMC and wonders what the team thinks about this.
    • Brad discovered the exquisite nectar that is Apple Beer.
    • Jacob played Welcome To and has been devouring some Achtung Cthulhu manuals.

    Other articles mentioned:

    • Everything We Learned at the ‘Aquaman’ Press Conference
    • Jacob’s office and the insult joke book
    • ‘Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse’ Review: The Best Superhero Movie of the Year and the Best Spider-Man Movie Ever
    • ‘Green Book’ Somehow Manages to Make a Uniquely Black Story All About the White Guy – And the Results Are Ridiculous


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