Water Cooler Podcast: Catching Up With The Films Of 2020

On the December 10, 2020 episode of /Film Daily, /Film senior writer Ben Pearson is joined by /Film managing editor Jacob Hall, weekend editor Brad Oman, and writer Hoai-Tran Bui to talk about what they've been up to at the water cooler.

Opening Banter:At The Water Cooler:

  • What we've been Doing:
  • Everyone has been playing catch-up with the 2020 movie slate. And that's all we're talking about today.
  • What we've been Watching:
  • Ben and Brad watched Boys State
  • Jacob and Ben watched Freaky.
  • Ben and Brad watched Nomadland.
  • HT and Ben watched Sound of Metal.
  • Brad and Ben watched Possessor.
  • HT and Ben also watched Mank and Another Round.
  • Ben watched The Old Guard, Ma Rainey's Black Bottom, David Byrne's American Utopia, Archenemy, Wild Mountain Thyme, and Love and Monsters.
  • Jacob watched The Trial of the Chicago 7, Bad Education, and The Painter and the Thief.
  • Hoai-Tran watched Wonder Woman 1984, She Dies Tomorrow, The Call.
  • Brad watched folklore: the long pond studio sessions, and Minari
  • Additional Things We Mentioned: Culturally Relevant Interview with Boys State director Jesse MossAll the other stuff you need to know:

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