Jumanji Welcome to the Jungle Gag Reel

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 special Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle edition, we have several featurettes going behind the scenes of the making of the film, from the visual effects to the surprisingly real stunts. Plus, there are a couple quick clips from the gag reel featuring Dwayne Johnson, Kevin Hart, Jack Black and Karen Gillan having a hard time not cracking each other up. But beware of some spoilers for the movie if you haven’t seen it. Read More »

Ready Player One TV SPot

Ready Player One, Steven Spielberg‘s big nostalgia trip adaptation of Ernest Cline‘s pop culture novel, has unleashed a new TV spot. Some people have accused Ready Player One of being little more than a collection of pop culture references, and this spot does very little to dissuade that opinion. Watch the reference-heavy Ready Player One TV spot below.

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tomb raider clips

New Tomb Raider clips have been released from the Alicia Vikander-fronted reboot of the popular video game franchise. And as you’d expect, they are packed full of action.

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Star Wars The Last Jedi featurette

A wobbly ship flies into frame, scratching the top of what appears to be an icy white planet. But as soon as it makes contact, it tears a gash in the ground, revealing the deep red hue beneath the salty surface. This was our first look at Crait, a new planet imagined by writer/director Rian Johnson and brought to life in Star Wars: The Last Jedi.

A new featurette for the film (unlocked by today’s #JediDay Twitter promotion) has debuted, and this one examines how Johnson’s team created that world. Plus, /Film speaks with the film’s special effects supervisor, who gives us even more insight into the work that went into achieving the final result. Read More »

the last jedi featurette

The marketing for Star Wars: The Last Jedi did a pretty good job teasing that Daisy Ridley‘s Rey might turn to the Dark Side. Now, a new The Last Jedi featurette from the upcoming Blu-ray release further explores Rey’s internal Dark Side struggle in the film.

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the last jedi deleted scene

A newly revealed Star Wars: The Last Jedi deleted scene gives Gwendoline Christie‘s Captain Phasma much more screentime than the finished film. If you thought Phasma was a bit shortchanged in The Last Jedi, this deleted scene is for you. See it below. Beware of spoilers.

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last jedi behind-the-scenes

Star Wars: The Last Jedi hits Blu-ray and digital this month. In anticipation of that release, some new behind-the-scenes footage has arrived revealing Andy Serkis‘ Snoke performance before visual effects were applied. The curtain is peeled back to reveal the work Serkis does before computers turn him into a giant old man.

Also: the actor provides some insight into his character’s backstory.

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Star Wars The Last Jedi Lightsaber Battle

No matter how you felt about Star Wars: The Last Jedi as a whole, you can’t deny that it has one of the best lightsaber battles in the entirety of the franchise.

Rey (Daisy Ridley) and Kylo Ren (Adam Driver) engage in an intense lightsaber battle involving Supreme Leader Snoke’s Praetorian guards. We won’t say any more than that for fear that the spoiler police are on the hunt for something to complain about today, but suffice it to say that this is a great clip to hold us over until Star Wars: The Last Jedi arrives on home video later this month. If you haven’t see the movie, don’t read any further, because there are major spoilers. Read More »

Judd Apatow MasterClass

The MasterClass subscription series has an incredible collection of some of the most iconic and respected minds and talents in various fields. But their assembly of talent from film and television is especially impressive. The likes of Martin Scorsese, Steve Martin, David Mamet, Hans Zimmer, Shonda Rhimes, Aaron Sorkin and Ron Howard all have their own MasterClass, and now one of the most successful names in comedy does too.

The Judd Apatow MasterClass brings the director, writer and producer of some of the most successful comedies of the past 20 years (The 40-Year Old Virgin, Knocked Up, This Is 40, Trainwreck) in to teach you how to think about comedy. You might think it’s impossible to learn how to be funny, but maybe you’re just not looking at comedy from the right perspective. Watch the Judd Apatow MasterClass trailer to see what he’s going to teach you. Read More »

oscars 2018 speeches

The 90th Academy Awards showed a Hollywood at an impasse.

With the industry in the midst of a sexual and political upheaval, Tinseltown’s most glitzy awards ceremony found itself grappling with its message. The result: an overlong, messy Academy Awards ceremony that swung between self-congratulatory nods to the Time’s Up movement and cheery apolitical, made-to-go-viral stunts.

But a few 2018 Oscars speeches salvaged the show. Fiery remarks and inspirational anecdotes helped galvanize the ceremony and make the four hour-plus TV event worth watching.

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