Water Cooler: Console Wars, Trial of the Chicago 7, Nomadland, Pen15, Too Funny to Fail, and More

On the September 25, 2020 episode of /Film Daily, /Film senior writer Ben Pearson is joined by /Film managing editor Jacob Hall, weekend editor Brad Oman, and writers Hoai-Tran Bui and Chris Evangelista to discuss what they’ve been up to at the virtual water cooler.

Opening Banter: Peter’s out, but the show must go on.


At The Water Cooler:


  • What we’ve been Doing:
    • Jacob is alone for a month so he’s devoting himself to personal projects, deep cleaning his entire house, and…the gig economy?
    • Jacob read Caddyshack: The Making of a Hollywood Cinderella Story.
    • Brad and Ben watched Console Wars
    • Ben watched Pen15 season 2, and is watching Archer.
    • Jacob is watching The Boys season 2 and has fallen into a Guy’s Grocery Games hole.
    • Chris watched The Trial of the Chicago 7.
    • Hoai-Tran watched On the Rocks, The Human Voice, Isabella, Nomadland, Mangrove, rewatched Labyrinth.
    • Brad watched Too Funny to Fail: The Life & Death of the Dana Carvey Show
    • Brad tried Skittles Smoothies, Sour Haunted Tropics Candy Corn, Simba Chips


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