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Daily Podcast: Hawkeye Episode 4 Spoiler Discussion – 'Partners, Am I Right?'

On the December 8, 2021 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editorial director Peter Sciretta is joined by /Film editor Ben Pearson to have a spoiler discussion about Hawkeye Episode 4 "Partners, Am I Right?"Opening Banter:In The Spoiler Room: Hawkeye Episode 4 "Partners, Am I Right?"FeedbackBrief reactionsBreakdownSpeculationAlso mentioned:All the other stuff you need to know:You can find more about all the stories we mentioned on today's show at slashfilm.com, and linked inside the show notes./Film ...
Tags: Television, Movies, News, Stanley Kubrick, Hawkeye, Ben Pearson, Peter Sciretta, Sam Hume, Partners Am


Daily Podcast: Mini-Water Cooler: Nightmare Alley, Drive My Car, The King's Man, And More

On the December 7, 2021 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor Ben Pearson is joined by /Film editor Hoai-Tran Bui to gather around the virtual water cooler and talk about what they've been up to.Opening Banter:At The Water Cooler:What we've been Watching:Ben watched Petite Maman, The Sex Lives of College Girls, Flee, Zola, Benedetta, and Drive My Car.Hoai-Tran watched The Beatles: Get Back, The Power of the Dog, Nightmare Alley, Parallel Mothers, Silent Night, The King's Man, C'mon C'mon, Licoric...
Tags: Podcast, Movies, News, Haruki Murakami, Richard, Ben, Ben Pearson, Hoai Tran Bui, Hoai Tran, Sam Hume, Sex Lives of College Girls Flee Zola Benedetta


M is for Minimum

John and Craig define and discuss important terms for writers: backends, profits, scales, floors, ceilings, and minimums. They trace the flow of money from WGA contracts to residuals and the downstream impact on animation writers. They also take a look at characters ‘finding themselves’ and harsh writing advice. Follow up includes Korean grammar, holiday movies, the phrase ‘fake it till you make it’ and whether you should introduce yourself as a writer. In our bonus segment for premium members...
Tags: John, Craig, Ben Pearson, WGA, Craig Mazin, Screenwriting, Scriptnotes, Wisława Szymborska, Blair Braverman, Timothy Vajda, Canary Mail, Joanna Kavenna, Megana Rao, Twitter John on Instagram Outro, Matthew Chilelli Email, CJ Entertainment WGA Health Fund


Why Can’t I Hear The Movie?

In theory, this should be a golden age for movie sound. There’s better digital recording and mixing equipment than ever, theaters are incentivized to offer a premiere experience, and home theater equipment is more expensive, elaborate, and ubiquitous. But many viewers report that even simple intelligibility of movie sound is worse than ever. In “Here’s Why Movie Dialogue Has Gotten More Difficult To Understand (And Three Ways To Fix It)”, Slashfilm’s Ben Pearson tried to break down the vario...
Tags: Christopher Nolan, Netflix, Hulu, Pearson, Mann, Ben Pearson, Tim Carmody, Joe Carnahan, Craig Mann, Donald Sylvester


Why Movie Dialogue Has Gotten Harder to Understand (slashdot)

"I used to be able to understand 99% of the dialogue in Hollywood films," writes professional film blogger Ben Pearson. "But over the past 10 years or so, I've noticed that percentage has dropped significantly — and it's not due to hearing loss on my end...." Knowing I'm not alone in having these experiences, I reached out to several professional sound editors, designers, and mixers, many of whom have won Oscars for their work on some of Hollywood's biggest films, to get to the bottom of what's...
Tags: Christopher Nolan, Hollywood, News, Nolan, Mark Mangini, Ben Pearson, Curley, EditorDavid, Tenet Interstellar, Thomas Curley


Why Movie Dialogue Has Gotten Harder to Understand

"I used to be able to understand 99% of the dialogue in Hollywood films," writes professional film blogger Ben Pearson. "But over the past 10 years or so, I've noticed that percentage has dropped significantly — and it's not due to hearing loss on my end...." Knowing I'm not alone in having these experiences, I reached out to several professional sound editors, designers, and mixers, many of whom have won Oscars for their work on some of Hollywood's biggest films, to get to the bottom of what's...
Tags: Christopher Nolan, Hollywood, Tech, Nolan, Mark Mangini, Ben Pearson, Curley, Tenet Interstellar, Thomas Curley


Daily Podcast: Mini-Water Cooler: House Of Gucci, Belfast, King Richard, Licorice Pizza, And More

On the December 3, 2021 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor Ben Pearson is joined by /Film editor Brad Oman at the virtual water cooler to talk about what they've been up to.Opening Banter:At The Water Cooler:What we've been Doing:Brad is way behind on decorating for Christmas, is getting ready to go to London.What we've been Reading:What we've been Watching:Brad watched Belfast, Spencer, Licorice Pizza, King Richard, Dune, has started (re)watching New Girl, and the Christmas Cookie ChallengeBe...
Tags: Podcast, London, Movies, News, Brad, Ben Pearson, Brad Oman, Sam Hume, Gucci Belfast King Richard Licorice Pizza, Belfast Spencer Licorice Pizza King Richard Dune, Richard Belfast


Daily Podcast: Nic Cage As Dracula, A Hacker Version Of Zorro, And More

On the December 2, 2021 episode of /Film Daily, /Film news editor Ben Pearson is joined by senior writer and chief film critic Chris Evangelista to talk about the latest film and TV news, including Nicolas Cage as Dracula, Zorro as a hacker, Guillermo del Toro's desire to make At the Mountains of Madness, the Dunk and Egg prequel series, and more.Opening Banter:In The News:Chris: Guillermo Del Toro Wants To Make At The Mountains Of Madness For Netflix, Take It In A 'Weirder' DirectionBen: Game O...
Tags: Podcast, Movies, Guillermo Del Toro, Nicolas Cage, Chris, Toro, Nicholas Hoult, Guillermo, Ben Pearson, Chris Evangelista, Sam Hume, Dracula Zorro, Nicolas CageAlso


Daily Podcast: Hawkeye Episode 3 Spoiler Discussion

On the December 1, 2021 episode of /Film Daily, /Film senior writer Ben Pearson is joined by senior writer Brad Oman to have a spoiler-filled discussion about the third episode of "Hawkeye."Opening Banter:In The Spoiler Room: Hawkeye Episode 3 "Echoes"FeedbackManuel writes: Just watched the third episode. I think production on that episode was really good, unlike episode 2. But don't you think the story develops very slowly? It's a 6 episode show, we are already halfway through. I'm worried it w...
Tags: Podcast, Movies, News, Kate, Jack, Hawkeye, Maya, Clint, Ben Pearson, Uncle, MCU, Ronin, Brad Oman, Sam Hume, Kazi, Tracksuit Mafia


Daily Podcast: Mini-Water Cooler: The Beatles: Get Back, The French Dispatch, West Side Story, And More

On the November 30, 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 Banter:At The Water Cooler:What we've been Doing:Ben spent about a month interviewing sound editors, mixers, and designers for a big article about dialogue in movies.What we've been Watching:Chris watched The Beatles: Get Back, West Side Story, The French Dispatch, Procession.B...
Tags: Podcast, Movies, News, Chris, Ben, Ben Pearson, Chris Evangelista, Sam Hume


Daily Podcast: Tom Holland's Spider-Man Gets A New Trilogy, Magic Mike 3 In The Works

On the November 29, 2021 episode of /Film Daily, /Film senior writer Ben Pearson is joined by senior writer Brad Oman to talk about the latest film and TV news, including a new Spider-Man trilogy and another Magic Mike movie.Opening Banter:In The News:Brad (og Jeremy): New Spider-Man Trilogy In The Works From Sony And Marvel, Tom Holland To Stick AroundBen (og Danielle): Channing Tatum And Steven Soderbergh Return For Magic Mike's Last DanceAlso mentioned:All the other stuff you need to know:You...
Tags: Podcast, Movies, News, Sony, Channing Tatum, Steven Soderbergh, Magic Mike, Brad, Danielle, Ben Pearson, Tom Holland, Brad Oman, Sam Hume


Daily Podcast: Interviews With Lin-Manuel Miranda And The Directors And Writer Of Encanto

On the November 26, 2021 episode of /Film Daily, /Film senior writer Ben Pearson is joined by news editor Hoai-Tran Bui to present interviews with Lin-Manuel Miranda and the directors and writer of the newest Walt Disney Animation movie, "Encanto."Opening Banter:In Our Feature Presentation:Encanto Songwriter Lin-Manuel Miranda On Why Animation Is The Perfect Medium For Musicals [Interview]Encanto Directors On Creating Disney's First Magical Realist Musical [Interview]Also mentioned:All the other...
Tags: Podcast, Movies, News, Disney, Lin Manuel Miranda, Ben Pearson, Walt Disney Animation, Hoai Tran Bui, Sam Hume, Walt Disney Animation Studios Films


Daily Podcast: Mini-Water Cooler: The Deep, No Way Out, Rent, Fan Fiction, And More

On the November 23, 2021 episode of /Film Daily, /Film senior writer Ben Pearson is joined by senior news editor Jacob Hall 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:Jacob went on vacation, and he bought a Kindle.What we've been Reading:Jacob read The Deep, Fan Fiction, Forget the Alamo, The Hellbound Heart, Lola on Fire, Storm Front, and Made Men.What we've been Watching:Ben watched No Way Out, Shang-Chi, Rent, Tic...
Tags: Podcast, Movies, News, Ben, Jacob, Alamo, Ben Pearson, Jacob Hall, Sam Hume


Daily Podcast: Scarlett Johansson's Top Secret Marvel Project & Annoying TV Storytelling Devices

On the November 19, 2021 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editorial director Peter Sciretta is joined by senior writer Ben Pearson to talk about the latest film and TV news, including Scarlett Johansson's top secret Marvel movie. And in the mailbag, we'll discuss TV storytelling devices that annoy us.In The News:Peter: Scarlett Johansson Is Working On A 'Secret' Marvel Project, But It's Not Black WidowAny guesses?Yelena, but isn't that Black Widow related?Ryan Scott: A woman MCU team up?This docuse...
Tags: Podcast, Movies, News, Scarlett Johansson, Peter, Ben Pearson, MCU, Peter Sciretta, Sam Hume, WarnerMedia Wants, Annoying TV Storytelling Devices


Daily Podcast: Scorsese's Grateful Dead Film, An Under Siege Reboot, And A Point Break TV Show

On the November 18, 2021 episode of /Film Daily, /Film senior writer Ben Pearson is joined by senior writer and chief film critic Chris Evangelista to talk about the latest film and TV news, including Martin Scorsese's new movie, an Under Siege remake, and a possible Point Break TV series.Opening Banter:In The News:(Chris) Martin Scorsese Is Directing A Grateful Dead Biopic Starring Jonah Hill(Ben) The Writer Of Point Break Has Written A Sequel Series About Johnny Utah's Daughter(Chris, og Anya)...
Tags: Podcast, Hbo, Movies, News, Scorsese, Chris, Martin Scorsese, Ben Pearson, Johnny Utah, Chris Evangelista, Sam Hume, Chris Martin Scorsese, Jonah Hill Ben


Daily Podcast: Most Anticipated Movies Of The Rest Of 2021

On the November 16, 2021 episode of /Film Daily, /Film senior writer Ben Pearson is joined by senior writer Brad Oman to talk about the movies we're most looking forward to over the holidays.Opening Banter:In The News:What movies are we most looking forward to seeing over the holidays?Brad: It was going to be Ghostbusters: Afterlife, but... Licorice Pizza, The Matrix: Resurrections, Spider-Man: No Way Home, Don't Look Up, Tick Tick Boom (Honorable mentions: Being the Ricardos, The King's Man)Ben...
Tags: Podcast, Movies, News, Paul Thomas Anderson, Ben, Ben Pearson, Alana Haim, Brad Oman, Sam Hume


Daily Podcast: Harry Potter And The Cursed Child, Doctor Strange 2, IATSE, And Blockbuster

On the November 15, 2021 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editorial director Peter Sciretta is joined by senior writer Ben Pearson to talk about the latest film and TV news, including Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Doctor Strange 2, IATSE, and Blockbuster.In The News:Ben: IATSE Deals Ratified, But This Isn't Cause For CelebrationPeter (og BJ): Randall Park To Star In A Netflix Sitcom About Blockbuster Video EmployeescomebackBen: Doctor Strange 2 Undergoing Extensive Reshoots Through The End Of ...
Tags: News


Daily Podcast: Disney+ Day News & Reactions

On the November 12, 2021 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editorial director Peter Sciretta is joined by senior writer Brad Oman and senior writer Ben Pearson to talk about all the news coming out of Disney+ Day.Opening Banter:In The News: All The Disney+ Day 2021 Trailers, First Looks, And News From Disney's Hype ExtravaganzaFox:Brad: New Predator Movie: Dan Trachtenberg's Prequel Gets A Clever TitlePrey First Look: Dan Trachtenberg Makes A Predator Prequel"Predator" sequel is officially titled "P...
Tags: Podcast, Movies, News, Disney, United States, New Orleans, Owen Wilson, Pixar, Smith, Hulu, Oscar Isaac, Marvel Studios, Craig, Mcqueen, Dan Trachtenberg, Ben


Secret Invasion First Look: Nick Fury And The Skrulls Play Spy Games

Nick Fury's vacation in space is about to end, and the Marvel Cinematic Universe is about to contend with an invasion of rogue Skrulls. The Disney+ series "Secret Invasion" takes its name from a comic book miniseries and crossover event that involves "a faction of shapeshifting Skrulls who have been infiltrating Earth for years.""Captain Marvel" first introduced Skrulls into the MCU, and while it did play on their villainous comics history, it ultimately portrayed them in a more positive light, ...
Tags: Television, Movies, News, Disney, Earth, Fox, Sony, Miami, Olivia Colman, Jennifer Garner, Marvel Studios, Emilia Clarke, Michael Douglas, Malcolm X, ElektrA, Kevin Feige


Daily Podcast: Another Road House, DiCaprio's New Movie, The Return Of MoviePass, And More

On the November 11, 2021 episode of /Film Daily, /Film senior writer Ben Pearson is joined by senior writer and chief film critic Chris Evangelista to talk about the latest film and TV news, including delayed release dates, DiCaprio's next film, a "Fatal Attraction" TV show, the return of MoviePass, a reboot of "Road House," and more.Opening Banter:In The News:Ben: Transformers: Rise Of The Beasts Delayed One Year, New Star Trek Movie Coming In 2023Chris (og Anya): Leonardo DiCaprio Will Play In...
Tags: News, Podcast


Daily Podcast: Mini-Water Cooler: The Harder They Fall, The French Dispatch, Police Story, American Vandal, And More

On the November 9, 2021 episode of /Film Daily, /Film senior writer Ben Pearson is joined by senior writer Brad Oman 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:Brad went to California for a wedding, hung out in Los Angeles for a bit, made custom Funko POPs, started a Saturday Night Live podcast.What we've been Reading:What we've been Watching:Ben watched The Harder They Fall and Finch.Brad finished Friends, watched T...
Tags: Podcast, Movies, News, California, Los Angeles, Ben, Brad, Ben Pearson, Brad Oman, Sam Hume, French Dispatch Police Story, Finch Brad, SpotifyPaul Rudd, Michael K WilliamsAll, French Dispatch Police


Daily Podcast: Will The Rock Return For Fast 10? IMAX Aspect Ratio On TV, Stranger Things 4 & More

On the November 8, 2021 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editorial director Peter Sciretta is joined by senior writer Ben Pearson to talk about the latest film and TV news, including PTA, Fast 10, Midnight Run, IMAX and Stranger Things 4.Opening Banter: Peter was away last week.In The News:Ben (og Ryan): Star Wars Spin-Off Rogue Squadron Delayed, Director Patty Jenkins Still AttachedPeter (og Hannah): Licorice Pizza Early Buzz Hypes A 'Perfect' Paul Thomas Anderson MovieBen (og Jeremy): Vin Diesel ...
Tags: Podcast, Movies, News, California, Dwayne Johnson, Disney, Peter, Ben, Ben Pearson, Patty Jenkins, Peter Sciretta, Rogue Squadron, Sam Hume, Regina Hall Robert De Niro, Paul Thomas Anderson MovieBen


Dwayne Johnson's John Henry Movie, Which Released A Trailer Three Years Ago, Is 'Still Totally Happening' [Exclusive]

Remember those dueling John Henry movies? You could be forgiven for forgetting them since it's been some time since they last crossed our path. The one starring Terry Crews already came and went last year, but the one starring Dwayne Johnson is still coming together. It's just taking a little longer than expected.In 2018, just days after announcing the project, Johnson released a teaser trailer for a new Netflix film called "John Henry and the Statesmen" on his official Facebook profile. You can...
Tags: Facebook, Hollywood, Movies, News, Dwayne Johnson, Netflix, John, Johnson, Terry Crews, Joaquin Phoenix, Garcia, Ben, Johnny Cash, Folsom Prison, Ben Pearson, John Henry


Dwayne Johnson Is Not Playing Santa In Red One, Will Play 'Something Really Awesome' Instead [Exclusive]

Earlier this summer, we got wind about a new Christmas action movie starring Dwayne Johnson called "Red One," which was described as "Hobbs and Shaw" meets "Miracle on 34th Street." Do I know what that means? No. Am I excited about it anyway? Abso-freaking-lutely. Why? Because I am a wrestling mark who will watch Dwayne Johnson do anything his heart desires, especially a Christmas movie. Christmas movies are no strangers to wrestlers, with some of the best examples being Bill Goldberg as the sla...
Tags: Amazon, Movies, News, Instagram, Dwayne Johnson, Hobbs, Johnson, Santa, Chris Morgan, Garcia, Dwayne, Shaw, Hulk Hogan, Jake Kasdan, Ben Pearson, Jingle All the Way


Daily Podcast: An Interview With Eternals Director Chloé Zhao, Plus Wicked, Werewolf By Night, And More

On the November 5, 2021 episode of /Film Daily, /Film senior writer Ben Pearson is joined by news editor Hoai-Tran Bui to talk about the latest film and TV news, including the Wicked movie cast, an upcoming Marvel Halloween special, The Incal movie, Gal Gadot's Disney movie, and Daniel Dae Kim joining the cast of Avatar: The Last Airbender. Then, HT presents her interview with Eternals director Chloé Zhao.Opening Banter:In The News:(Ben og Anya) Ariana Grande And Cynthia Erivo Have Been Cast As ...
Tags: Podcast, Movies, News, Disney, Daniel Dae Kim, Ben, Taika Waititi, Ben Pearson, Cynthia Erivo, Elphaba, Jon Chu, Hoai Tran Bui, Chloe Zhao, Jodorowksy, Sam Hume, Disney Ben


Daily Podcast: Mini-Water Cooler: Red Notice, Encanto, Christine, And More

On the November 4, 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:Ben trick-or-treated with his family members.Hoai-Tran toured a spooky Victorian house for Halloween.What we've been Reading:What we've been Watching:Ben watched Red Notice and Christine, and has decided not to watch movies on AMC anymore.Hoai-Tran saw Encan...
Tags: Podcast, Movies, News, Amc, Christine, Ben, Encanto, Ben Pearson, Hoai Tran Bui, Hoai Tran, Sam Hume


Daily Podcast: A24's The Beach, Hyperion, Disagreements Over Additional Sopranos, And More

On the November 3, 2021 episode of /Film Daily, /Film senior writer Ben Pearson is joined by senior writer and chief film critic Chris Evangelista to talk about the latest film and TV news, including Matt Smith's Star Wars role that never came to be, a Hyperion movie, Todd McFarlane's plans, HBO and David Chase's disagreement over more Sopranos, and A24's The Beach.Opening Banter:In The News:(Ben) Matt Smith Says His Cut Star Wars Character Was A 'Big Shift' In The History Of The Franchise(Chris...
Tags: Podcast, Hbo, Movies, News, David Chase, Matt Smith, Ben, Ben Pearson, Todd McFarlane, Chris Evangelista, Sam Hume, Ben Matt Smith, Bradley Cooper Chris HBO


Daily Podcast: Morbius Trailer, Boondock Saints 3, Chris Pratt As Garfield, And More

On the November 2, 2021 episode of /Film Daily, /Film senior writer Ben Pearson is joined by senior writer and chief film critic Chris Evangelista to talk about the latest film and TV news, including Chris Pratt in a Garfield movie, Boondock Saints 3, Chris Nolan's Oppenheimer cast, an animated Star Trek film, and the Morbius trailer.Opening Banter:In The News:Ben (og Danielle): Happy Monday? Chris Pratt Will Voice Garfield In New Animated MovieChris (og Joshua): Boondock Saints 3 In The Works, ...
Tags: Podcast, Christopher Nolan, Movies, News, Robert Downey Jr, Sony, Chris Pratt, Jared Leto, Garfield, Ben, Ryan, Ben Pearson, Chris Nolan, Boondock Saints, Chris Evangelista, Sam Hume


How 1963's Cleopatra Nearly Ruined 20th Century Fox

Historians describe the Egyptian queen Cleopatra as "a woman of surpassing beauty." Who better to star in the 1963 film's titular role than Elizabeth Taylor, one of the most stunning starlets of Old Hollywood? While there have been rumors of "Cleopatra" remakes from directors like David Fincher or Denis Villeneuve, as well as a recent rumor of a version from the "Wonder Woman" team Patty Jenkins and Gal Gadot, none can match what /Film writer Ben Pearson calls a "tremendous piece of old-school f...
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, Los Angeles, Rome, Fox, Elizabeth Taylor, Taylor, David Fincher, Los Angeles Times, Cleopatra, Richard Burton, Burton, Mark Antony, Ben Pearson, Denis Villeneuve, Joseph L Mankiewicz


Daily Podcast: Mini-Water Cooler: Fear Street, Last Night In Soho, The Empty Man, And More

On the October 29, 2021 episode of /Film Daily, /Film senior writer Ben Pearson is joined by senior news editor Jacob Hall 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:Jacob did a haunted house trip for the first time in two years.What we've been Reading:Jacob has been reading Disney's Land and Dangerous Games to Play in the Dark.What we've been Watching:Ben watched the Fear Street trilogy and The Empty Man.Jacob watch...
Tags: Podcast, Movies, News, Disney, Edgar Wright, Ben, Jacob, Ben Pearson, Jacob Hall, Sam Hume