Super Troopers

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, take a look back at the indie comedy gem Super Troopers before the long-anticipated sequel hits theaters next week. Plus, recap everything you need to know before seeing Avengers: Infinity War arrives in a couple weeks, and listen to Bill Hader tell stories from behind the scenes of some of his best roles. Read More »


Barry Season 2

HBO knows you want more Barry and Silicon Valley, and they’re going to give it to you. The network has officially renewed the two comedy shows for another season.

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It 2 casting

Here’s some exciting It 2 casting news for you: James McAvoy and Bill Hader are now in talks to join the horror sequel. In addition to that, Jessica Chastain, who was previously listed as in talks, is now officially on board. Long live the Losers’ Club.

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barry review

Imagine you’re staring down the barrel of a gun, and the man pulling the trigger is the guy who played Stefon on Saturday Night Live. Of course in the world of Barry, no one knows Bill Hader from TV and he’s playing Barry, a professional hitman. On a job in L.A., Barry discovers an acting class taught by Gene Cousineau (Henry Winkler) and decides he wants to give up the killing business to explore this new field. Suffice it to say, the hitman is not a business you leave by simply giving your two weeks notice.

Hader and Silicon Valley producer Alec Berg created Barry. They spoke with /Film about the dark, violent crime comedy. Barry premieres Sunday, March 25 on HBO after the season premiere of Silicon Valley.

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Coco Storyboards

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, Bill Hader goes out of his way to give one of the worst auditions. Plus, see how Pixar Animation’s Oscar-winning movie Coco developed from storyboards to final animation, and see how John Carpenter‘s adaptation of The Thing compares to the novella that inspired it. Read More »

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Saturday Night Live Jurassic Park Audition

This year marks the 25th anniversary of Jurassic Park, and this past weekend, Saturday Night Live celebrated by uncovering a collection of never-before-seen auditions from a slew of talents back in 1992. Of course, these auditions feature talented cast members like Kate McKinnon, Pete Davidson, Leslie Jones, Mikey Day, Alex Moffat, Kenan Thompson and host Bill Hader merely putting on their (mostly) best impressions of famous faces from 1992.

This collection of Saturday Night Live Jurassic Park auditions features a surprising number of names with hilarious impressions bringing them to life. They include Alan Alda, Jodie Foster, Hugh Grant, Wesley Snipes, Al Pacino, Whoopi Goldberg and even Sinbad. But there are plenty more names you wouldn’t be expecting in a blockbuster movie like this, which is part of what makes this so damn funny. Read More »

Bill Hader Hosted Saturday Night Live

Last night Saturday Night Live alum Bill Hader returned to his old stomping grounds to host the late night sketch series for the second time. Not only does he have a new show on HBO to promote (and apparently it’s pretty damn good), but his return to Studio 8H made it feel like he never left. Not only did Hader reprise a couple of his fan favorite characters, but there were a few outstanding cameos along with them, not to mention the fact that this was the best episode of the season.

Let’s run through the best and worst sketches of the Bill Hader hosted Saturday Night Live. Read More »

Beetlejuice - Cartoons Based on Movies

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, count down some of the best animated shows that were based on movies that came before them. Plus, watch as director Ava DuVernay narrates a scene from the fantasy adaptation of A Wrinkle in Time, and listen to the story Bill Hader has about getting kicked out of Kate McKinnon‘s audition for Saturday Night Live. Read More »

Barry Trailer - Bill Hader

Bill Hader is returning to Saturday Night Live to host the late night sketch series that kickstarted his career next month, and that’s mostly because he has a new HBO show to promote.

Barry features Bill Hader in a new dark comedy series with shades of Dexter. The show sees the comedian playing a hitman whose most recent job brings him into an acting class to track his target. But as we see in the new Barry trailer, this assassin for hire finds himself bitten by the acting bug, feeling alive and passionate when he gets on stage and pretends to be someone else. But will he be able to balance his love for acting and a job that has him killing people all the time? Read More »

Bill Hader Hosting Saturday Night Live

Saturday Night Live is in the middle of a break while NBC’s programming is dominated by Olympics coverage day in and day out. But they’ll be making a return in the first week of March with three shows in a row, featuring three interesting hosts, and three eclectic musical guests.

Kicking off this trio of episodes on March 3 will be former NBA player and Emmy-winning sports analyst and commentator Charles Barkley. He’s hosted several times before and is one of the show’s few recurring athlete hosts. Barkley is always game for making fun of himself, and his episodes are usually a good time. As for the other two hosts, one is a first-time, and the other is an SNL veteran. Read More »