Water Cooler: Rebecca, Hubie Halloween, The Haunting of Bly Manor, Star Trek: Picard, Hausu, and More

On the October 16, 2020 episode of /Film Daily, /Film senior writer Ben Pearson is joined by /Film managing editor Jacob Hall, weekend editor Brad Oman, and writers Hoai-Tran Bui and Chris Evangelista to talk about what they’ve been up to at the virtual water cooler.

Opening Banter: Peter’s away, but the staff will play.


At The Water Cooler:

  • What we’ve been Doing:
    • Chris has a new 21st Century Spielberg episode. Please listen to it. 
    • Hoai-Tran loves Spock.
    • Ben read Rebecca, by Daphne du Maurier.
    • Jacob is reading Killers of the Flower Moon by David Grann.
    • Ben and Chris watched Rebecca
    • Brad watched Hubie Halloween, Murder on the Orient Express, Murder Mystery, Russian Doll, and Love and Monsters
    • Ben watched The Last of Sheila, The Creature From the Black Lagoon, House on Haunted Hill, and the first two episodes of Ted Lasso.
    • Jacob finally started watching Star Trek: Picard.
    • Chris watched The Haunting of Bly Manor.
    • Hoai-Tran watched Hausu, Undine, Over the Moon, Lupin III: The First, rewatched Batman Returns
    • Brad tried Taco Bell’s new Dragonfruit Freeze and Funfetti Cereal
    • Ben listened to Michael Giacchino and his Nouvelle Modernica Orchestra’s Travelogue Volume 1
    • Jacob has been revisiting Massive Chalice.


    Other Articles Mentioned:

    • Clint Mansell on Composing the ‘Rebecca’ Score in the Shadow of Hitchcock, Incorporating “The Devil’s Instrument,” and More [Interview]
    • ‘Rebecca’ Review: Ben Wheatley’s Slick Update on the Gothic Romance Fails to Thrill
    • ‘The Haunting of Bly Manor’ Review and Spoiler Review


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