On the August 30, 2018 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor-in-chief Peter Sciretta is joined by weekend editor Brad Oman and writer Hoai-Tran Bui to answer a couple letters in the Mail Bag and talk about the latest film and tv news, including the most anticipated movies of Fall 2018, Roma early buzz, Netflix going theatrical, Mindhunter season 2 casting and Sinemia.
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In The Mail Bag:
- Sam L from Atlanta writes in “This is a fan. After hearing your comment about visiting the Henson Exhibit, I wanted to let you know that there is a Henson Museum. It is located in Atlanta at the Center for Puppetry Arts. (http://www.puppet.org/) The Center has 2 museums, one focusing on the Hensons and one focusing on Puppets around the World. (They include some figures from Laika stop-motion films. ) The Henson Museum has muppets from Sesame Street, from the Muppet Show and Fraggle Rock and many of their movies. It is not really large but it is a great collection. The Henson Foundation gave much of their collection to the Center so the rotate out different characters and displays. Thanks for the great show and please thank Chris, Jacob, Hoai-Tran, Ben and Brad.
- Michelly writes in to say “Hi Peter. I just wanted to say that for me you can keep talking about the Magic Castle. I will never get enough of your tales hehe. It’s not easy to get in and you did it! Listeners should chill and just appreciate it. I bet you’re a great magician and that your magic will evolve a lot. Keep going! Also, I feel that the water cooler is in its best format ever. So glad that besides what you guys have been doing, we get to listen what you have been reading, watching, playing and so on. Finally, a shoutout to HT, my favorite person hihi, for reading and recommending Sharp Objects. Best wishes from Brazil!”
- Kolin from San Jose, CA writes in with a question: “With “Venom” and The Joker movie coming out soon, what other villains do you think deserve their own movie?”
In The News:
- Brad: Fandango Users’ Most Anticipated Fall Movies Somehow Don’t Include ‘Creed II’
- HT (og Ben): ‘Roma’ Early Buzz: Alfonso Cuaron Has Delivered Another Masterpiece
- Brad: Netflix May Give Alfonso Cuaron’s ‘Roma’ and Other Prestige Movies a Theatrical Release / Netflix to Give Awards Season Theatrical Runs to ‘Roma,’ ‘The Ballad of Buster Scruggs,’ and ’22 July’
- HT (og Chris): ‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’ Charles Manson Actor is Also Playing Manson in ‘Mindhunter’ Season 2
- Brad: Sinemia Trying to Lure MoviePass Customers Away With New $9.99 Subscription Plan
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