Daily Podcast: The Suicide Squad, Free Guy, The Last Letter From Your Lover, The Jinx, Boyz N The Hood, And More

On the August 3, 2021 episode of /Film Daily, /Film senior writer Ben Pearson is joined by news editor Hoai-Tran Bui to talk about what they've been up to at the virtual water cooler.

Opening Banter

At The Water Cooler:

  • What we've been Doing:
  • Hoai-Tran went to the Met, recently recorded an episode of Trekking Through Time and Space with Paul Scheer, has been doing other stuff too, probably.
  • Ben has been slowly building shelves for a library.
  • What we've been Reading:
  • Ben read The Count of Monte Cristo.
  • Hoai-Tran read Half-Sick of Shadows, is reading The Committed, but wants to talk about Mexican Gothic.
  • What we've been Watching:
  • HT and Ben watched Never Have I Ever season 2 and I Think You Should Leave.
  • Ben watched Boyz n the Hood and The Last Letter From Your Lover.
  • Hoai-Tran watched The Green Knight, The Suicide Squad, Snake Eyes, Stillwater, Free Guy, Starstruck, finally started watching Warrior, Evil, and um, The Jinx.
  • What we've been Eating:
  • What we've been Playing:

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