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How To Decide What To Watch On Streaming, Does Netflix Need An Instant Replay Feature? Star Wars, Stargirl, Onward, Doctor Strange & More

By SlashFilm.com

On the December 12, 2018 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor in chief Peter Sciretta is joined by /Film senior writer Ben Pearson and writers Hoai-Tran Bui and Chris Evangelista to talk about the latest movie and tv news, including Netflix, Stargirl, Onward, Female-Led movies, Doctor Strange, Deadpool and in Advice Corner with Chris Evangelista someone needs some help with hot to decide which movie to watch.   You can subscribe to /Film Daily on iTunes, Google Play, Overcast, Spotify and all the popular podcast apps (here is the RSS URL if you need it).   Opening Banter:   In The News: Chris: Netflix Confuses Movies With Sports, Tests Instant Replay Feature HT: Joel McHale Joins DC Universe’s ‘Stargirl’ Series As Starman Ben: Pixar’s Animated Fantasy ‘Onward’ Announces Voice Cast with Chris Pratt, Tom Holland & More Chris: Female-Led Movies Outperform Male-Led Movies at the Box Office, According to New Study Ben: ‘Doctor Strange 2’ Conjures Director Scott Derrickson For The Sequel HT: Doctor Strange Was Almost in ‘Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse’ Chris: ‘Once Upon a Deadpool’ Review: There’s No Reason For This Movie to Exist BREAKING NEWS: 'The Mandalorian' Cast Revealed: Carl Weathers, Werner Herzog, Giancarlo Esposito & More   In Advice Corner with Chris Evangelista: The Advice Corner theme song was created by Love you Wally. Sean from Boston writes in “Chris, I am a young professional who, like many millennials, still lives at home.  It’s just my Mom and I, and for the most part our daily fair of shared TV viewership includes nothing but binging our backlog of Jeopardy, and House Hunters from the DVR.  Sometimes though we want to watch a movie, and this is what brings me to your corner for advice. Typically, when we decide we to watch a movie, my Mom insists on scouring the streaming services for something to watch, and this process can take what feels like hours. Not only that, but the films she often gravitates toward through this haphazard process are, shall we say, not of a high standard of quality.  I know I should be patient and flexible, but with so many good movies out there to watch, both new and old, I need a fair democratic way of selecting something to watch. I’d like you to take this opportunity to help friends, roommates, and significant others everywhere who are frustrated by the shared media consumption selection process, and come up with a set of rules governing this “Chris Approved” method.   Personally I’m partial to making a list of movies we each want to watch, then eliminate all that do not overlap, and go from there, but I leave this question open ended for you to be creative with finding a fair solution that is as simple, or as complex as you wish to make it.” 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 Daily is published every weekday, bringing you the most exciting news from the world of movies and television as well as deeper dives into the great features from slashfilm.com. You can subscribe to /Film Daily on iTunes, Google Play, Overcast, Spotify and all the popular podcast apps (RSS). Send your feedback, questions, comments and concerns to us at peter@slashfilm.com. Please leave your name and general geographic location in case we mention the e-mail on the air. Please rate and review the podcast on iTunes, tell your friends and spread the word! Thanks to Sam Hume for our logo.

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