Guardians of the Galaxy 2 VFX

The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows.

In this edition, a Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 visual effects breakdown shows off the digital work that went into creating a variety of elements during the climactic third act. Plus, Robert Rodriguez and Jon Landau talks about the inception of the upcoming James Cameron produced sci-fi movie Alita: Battle Angel, and Bill Hader shows off some of his more obscure impressions. Read More »

Avengers Infinity War Scene Breakdown

The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows.

In this edition, watch an in-depth two-hour conversation with Guillermo del Toro about the craft of filmmaking. Plus, Anthony & Joe Russo break down part of a key action sequence from Avengers: Infinity War, and character actor Ross Marquand delivers an impressive array of celebrity micro impressions. Read More »

Saturday Night Live Lando Calrissian Sketch- Kenan Thompson and Donald Glover

The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows.

In this edition, we’ve got an assembly of Donald Glover videos for you to check out. First up, Saturday Night Live featured a Star Wars sketch with Lando Calrissian holding a sparsely attended summit. Plus, Donald Glover’s hip-hop alter ego Childish Gambino debuted a powerful new music video, and throwback to one of the comedians stand-up performances. Read More »

With a new Star Wars prequel film set to open in theaters soon, it’s easy to be overwhelmed by the decades of films, TV shows, comics, novels, and video games that came before it. But now you don’t have to worry about perusing the deep archives of Wookieepedia to learn about the history of the Star Wars universe. A new video compiles the complete Star Wars canon timeline in less than 30 minutes.

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Verne Troyer Tribute

The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows.

In this edition, find out some things you maybe didn’t know about the beloved sci-fi comedy Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure. Plus, watch Adam Savage and the crew from Tested build a snub-nosed blaster from Blade Runner, and listen to Mike Myers give a touching tribute to his late Austin Powers franchise co-star Verne Troyer. Read More »

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Star Wars with Arrested Development Narration

Ron Howard has a history with George Lucas that goes all the way back to the director’s early work on a coming of age drama called American Graffiti. But it would take another 45 years before Ron Howard would become enveloped in the filmmaker’s most famous creation: the Star Wars universe.

Solo: A Star Wars Story brought in Ron Howard to take the helm of the Han Solo origin story after the young duo of Phil Lord & Chris Miller didn’t deliver what Lucasfilm was hoping to see out of the spin-off. To further immerse himself in the Star Wars universe, Ron Howard took the time to provide some of his signature Arrested Development voiceover for the Star Wars saga. Read More »

Avengers Infinity War Scene Breakdown

The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows.

In this edition, directors Anthony & Joe Russo break down a scene involving Thor and the Guardians of the Galaxy in Avengers: Infinity War. Plus, explore a collection of props from the 1979 James Bond movie Moonraker, and Saturday Night Live cast member Beck Bennett puts together a warm welcome for this weekend’s host Donald Glover. Read More »

Honest Trailers Honest Trailer

While we’re supremely against all the nonsense that Cinema Sins puts forth in their recurring video series, we appreciate what the folks at ScreenJunkies put forth every week with their Honest Trailers. At the very least, they’re clever in their humorous observations about critiques, plot holes and we love the new title they give to all their targets.

But now, Honest Trailers has turned the gun on themselves to deliver an Honest Trailer of Honest Trailers. Of course, since the writers behind these videos can’t be trusted to really let themselves have it, they commissioned Botnik Labs to create a magical computer program that analyzed every single Honest Trailer script and generated the Honest Trailer in question. It has all the tropes, styles, and themes of your average Honest Trailer and it is weird and hilarious. Read More »

Avengers Mean Tweets

The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows.

In this edition, cast members of Avengers: Infinity War read mean tweets about themselves on Jimmy Kimmel Live. Plus, check out all the details you might have missed in the new Ant-Man and the Wasp trailer, and see what happens when a karate prank inspired by Cobra Kai catches the attention of people on the street. Read More »

An Emmy for Megan

The Emmy is a coveted award among television talents both in front of and behind the camera, but there are varying levels of Emmys among the various kinds of media out there. One of the Emmy categories created by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences rewards short-form series, which basically allows any Tom, Dick or Harry to be eligible (though not necessarily deserving) for an Emmy with an iPhone, some basic editing software and a decent internet connection at their disposal.

The Good Place writer Megan Amram is hoping to win an Emmy in that category by adhering to the rules of eligibility for that category as close as possible with a new web series called An Emmy for Megan, which is all about Megan Amram trying to win an Emmy for Best Actress in a Short Form Series. Read More »