Water Cooler: Force Friday, Joker, Gemini Man, Watchmen, Dark Harbor, Marianne, House Of Torment, What Lies Beneath

On the October 9, 2019 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.


At The Water Cooler:

  • What we've been Doing:
  • Jacob went to the House of Torment haunted house and is embarking on a haunted house road trip.
  • Brad was disappointed in Triple Force Friday offerings, but still bought a few things.
  • Ben celebrated his birthday in Hawaii.
  • Hoai-Tran has been running around New York Comic-Con.
  • What we've been Reading:
  • Jacob read Ring by Koji Suzuki.
  • Ben read The ABC Murders by Agatha Christie.
  • What we've been Watching:
  • Peter and Chris saw Gemini Man in 120 frames per second, and Ben saw it in 24 frames per second. 
  • Peter has also been watching the new season of Survivor: Island of the Idols.
  • Brad saw Joker. Peter and Jacob also saw Joker (for Peter it was a second time), but we talked about that on Monday's spoiler discussion. 
  • Brad watched In the Shadow of the Moon.
  • Jacob watched the first episode of Marianne, Final Prayer, What Lies Beneath, The Thomas Crown Affair, and finally started season 2 of Succession.
  • Ben watched The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part and Furie
  • Chris watched Haunt
  • Hoai-Tran saw the pilot of Watchmen, finally saw Parasite.
  • What we've been Eating:
  • Peter tried Fanta Strawberry Zombie Fusion at AMC Theatres. It's a special exclusive Halloween flavor in the Coke freestyle machine.
  • Brad tried, Fanta Bewitched Orange Elixir, Cinnamon Coca-Cola, Winter Spiced Cranberry Sprite and Mountain Dew Maui Burst.

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