Mini-Water Cooler: The White Lotus, Untold: Malice At The Palace, Billy Summers, Hacks, Demonic, UFO, And More

On the August 17, 2021 episode of /Film Daily, /Film senior writer Ben Pearson is joined by senior writer and chief film critic Chris Evangelista to talk about what they've been up to at the virtual water cooler.

Opening BanterAt The Water Cooler:

  • What we've been Doing:
  • Chris went on vacation.
  • What we've been Reading:
  • Chris read Billy Summers.
  • What we've been Watching:
  • Ben and Chris watched Untold: Malice at the Palace, The White Lotus, and the first two episodes of Brooklyn Nine-Nine season 8.
  • Ben watched Harley Quinn season 1 and all of Hacks.
  • Chris watched Demonic and Showtime's UFO mini-series. 
  • Also mentioned: 

  • The Daily Stream: 'Hacks' is a Worthy Entry in the Jean Smart-issance
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