Daily Podcast: We Answer All Of Your Questions

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On the August 21, 2017 episode of /Film Daily, Ben Pearson, Jack Giroux and Brad Oman join Peter Sciretta to answer a ton of questions in the mailbag: 2017 award contenders, best upcoming tv shows, guilty pleasure tv shows, what Marvel Television needs to learn from the MCU, movies we don’t understand others loving or hating, the Obi-wan movie, best political movie, most wanted film prop, and the coolest moment on the job.

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In The Mailbag:

  • Max asks “What is your favorite theme park ride?”
    • Peter: Pirates of the Caribbean, Star Wars Land
    • Ben: Indiana Jones Adventure
    • Brad: Space Mountain
    • Jack: Anaconda
  • Tim L asks “What movies and people do you consider awards contenders of those that have already been released this year?”
    • Peter: War for the Planet of the Apes
    • Ben: Get Out
    • Brad: The Big Sick
    • Jack:  Dunkirk
  • Robert asks “Best upcoming TV Shows for autumn/winter. What show are you most excited?”
    • Peter: Stanger Things 2
    • Ben: The Deuce
    • Brad: AP Bio
    • Jack:  Curb Your Enthusiasm
  • Mike asks “What is your favorite guilty pleasure tv show?”
    • Peter:  Flipping Out
    • Ben: NOTHING
    • Brad: Big Brother
    • Jack: Californication and Weeds
  • Brett A asks “ What can Marvel TV learn from the MCU as their latest shows have taken a sharp drop in quality since the MCU/Marvel split?”
  • David R asks “Controversial, but what are some movies that you just don’t understand people hating or loving? Love the podcast, by the way!”
    • Peter: Man of Steel, Dunkirk
    • Ben: Love Actually
    • Brad: Zoolander No. 2
    • Jack: Reign of Fire
  • Christopher L asks “Who is going to replace Stephen Daldry when the Obi-Wan movie goes for extensive reshoots?”
    • Peter: Luc Besson
    • Ben: F. Gary Gray
    • Brad: Lars Von Trier
    • Jack: Lawrence Kasdan
  • Wendy wants to know what the best political movie is, fictional or non-fiction.
    • Peter: Bowling for Columbine, Election
    • Ben: The Ides of March, Citizenfour
    • Brad: Charlie Wilson’s War
    • Jack:  JFK
  • Jacob asks “If you could own one movie prop, regardless of money, what would it be?”
    • Peter: Delorean time machine from Back to the Future
    • Ben: Indiana Jones’ whip
    • Brad: Ecto-1 from Ghostbusters
    • Jack:  alien egg
  • Kevin asks “what is the coolest moment you’ve experienced while writing about movies”
    • Peter: Meeting Steven Spielberg
    • Ben: Meeting Bill Murray
    • Brad: Captain America: Civil War set visit
    • Jack: Tony Gilroy telling me to get to class

To submit questions to the mailbag, send them to peter@slashfilm.com. Please mention your name and general geographical location in case we mention the question on the air.

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