in & of itself

On the January 13, 2021 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:
    • What we’ve been Reading:
      • Jacob has some comics to recommend: Stillwater, Family Tree, Crossover, Manor Black, and more.
    • What we’ve been Watching:
      • Peter watched Underwater, Fool Us, and a screener of In & Of Itself
      • Jacob is only watching Deadliest Catch, sorry.
      • Brad watched Friends Season 3, is getting back into Downton Abbey.
      • Chris watched Pretend It’s a City, Cherry, and The Straight Story.
      • Hoai-Tran watched I Married a Witch and Bringing Up Baby.


  • Ben watched Critical Thinking, The Thin Man, The Bachelor and The Bobby-Soxer, and His Girl Friday.


  • What we’ve been Eating:
    • Peter finally had Bootleg Pizza.
    • Brad tried Dove Midnight Fudge Cookie chocolates, Bailey’s Irish Cream Truffles, Oreo Brookie-O Cookies, Krave Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Cereal, Cinnamon Toast Crunch Chocolate Churros
  • What we’ve been Playing:
    • Jacob played Conspiracy: The Solomon Gambit and Marvel Champions. He also played and beat the Resident Evil 3 remake and Resident Evil 7.

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