Water Cooler: El Camino, Joker, Favorite Chain Restaurants, Dallas Haunted Houses, Anastasia, Motherless Brooklyn & More

On the October 14, 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 took a trip to the DFW metroplex for a massive haunted house weekend, including Cutting Edge, Dark Hour, Reindeer Manor, and Screams Park.
  • Peter went to Los Angeles Comic-Con, which was insanely busy. And he also went to Disneyland, which was also insanely busy. Kitra built a lightsaber!
  • Ben saw the touring Broadway version of Anastasia
  • Brad threw out his back and is feeling very old because of it
  • Hoai-Tran attended Amazon's Modern Love premiere party and met up with two-thirds of SlashFilmCast.
  • What we've been Reading:
  • Jacob has been perusing The New Annotated H.P. Lovecraft: Beyond Arkham from Leslie S. Klinger.
  • What we've been Watching:
  • Peter, Chris, Hoai-Tran, and Ben watched El Camino.
  • Peter saw Taika Waititi's Jojo Rabbit.
  • Ben watched Anastasia (the movie), Joker, and In the Shadow of the Moon
  • Hoai-Tran saw Motherless Brooklyn.
  • What we've been Eating:
  • Jacob learned that fried fair food...kinda' stinks? And he will sing the white, suburban praises of On The Border.
  • Brad tried Peanut Butter and Jelly Puffs cereal from Aldi.
  • What we've been Playing:
  • Peter experienced Deadwood Mansion at Sandbox VR for a friend's birthday.
  • All the other stuff you need to know:

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