Mini-Water Cooler: 'Shang-Chi', 'Hard Boiled', 'The Green Knight', 'The Virgin Suicides', And More

On the August 23, 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 BanterAt The Water Cooler:

  • What we've been Doing:
  • Hoai-Tran saw Chris (!) and blew out her voice doing karaoke.
  • What we've been Reading:
  • Ben read What the Wind Knows by Amy Harmon.
  • What we've been Watching:
  • Hoai-Tran watched Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings, The Protégé, the Rurouni Kenshin live-action movies, Hard-Boiled, and revisited The Virgin Suicides.
  • Ben watched The Green Knight and Hiroshi Inagaki's Samurai trilogy.
  • Also mentioned: 

  • 'The Protege' Review: Maggie Q Takes the Lead in an Assassin Movie Misfire
  • 'Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings' Review: Tony Leung's Villain Eclipses the MCU's First Asian Superhero
  • All the other stuff you need to know:

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