Sesame Street - Puppeteers - Morning Watch

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, Christopher Nolan breaks down a key sequence from his World War II drama Dunkirk. Plus, the puppeteers of Sesame Street explain how they control their characters on the show, and Macaulay Culkin brings some signature Home Alone moves to the wrestling ring. Read More »

Home Alone Deleted Scene

Even though it’s Uncle Frank (Gerry Bamman) who really lashes out at Kevin McCallister (Macaulay Culkin) in Home Alone by calling him a little jerk after he causes a commotion that gets soda spilled on the pizza and airline tickets, pretty much everyone who loves watching this movie knows that Uncle Frank is the real jerk. Whether it’s his desperation for free champagne in first class, not paying for pizza at the McCallister house or attempting to steal the airline’s silverware, he’s just the worst.

Now an old deleted scene from Home Alone has been making the rounds online that you may not have seen, and it shows that Uncle Frank is even more of a jerk than we already know. Watch the Home Alone deleted scene below! Read More »

Home Alone Response Video

Just last week, Macaulay Culkin essentially reprised his role as Kevin McCallister from the Home Alone movies for a web series DRYVERS. In the first episode of the series, Moldy Peaches guitarist Jack Dishel played a passenger catching rides via an Uber-style car service, and the driver who picked him up just so happened to be Culkin, recounting a rather familiar tale of childhood trauma by way of two cat burglars. But now we get to see what’s happening on the other side of the fence.

Daniel Stern, who played the Wet Bandit Marv in Home Alone and Home Alone 2: Lost in New York, has created a response video, showing that he’s still terrified of what Kevin McCallister did to him and Harry all those years ago. Read More »

Making of Home Alone

‘Tis the season to look back on all our favorite holiday classics… and maybe realize that some of them are way more messed up than we realized as kids. Like Home Alone: Underneath all that wacky physical comedy is a harrowing tale about a little boy left to fend for himself against two adult burglars, and the shockingly sadistic measures he resorts to in order to keep them out. It’s the kind of traumatic incident you’d think would leave a lasting mark on a kid, and now an unofficial Home Alone sorta-sequel suggests, in fact, that it did.

The new web series :DRYVERS stars Moldy Peaches guitarist Jack Dishel as a passenger catching rides via an Uber-style car service. In the first episode, the driver who arrives to pick him up, played by Macaulay Culkin, recounts an awfully familiar tale of childhood trauma. If you ever wondered how Kevin McCallister turned out, now you have your answer. See how the adult Kevin McCallister is faring after the jump.  Read More »

Home Alone 25th anniversary

There’s been a lot of focus on the anniversary of Back to the Future this year, but plenty of other beloved films have anniversaries to celebrate too. In fact, this year marks the special anniversary of one modern holiday classic that audiences watch every year around Christmastime.

Home Alone is the movie that skyrocketed child actor Macaulay Culkin to fame, with a big help from a fun script by John Hughes and kid-friendly director Chris Columbus. It might be hard to believe, but this year marks the 25th anniversary of the holiday comedy that turned Joe Pesci and Daniel Stern into a couple of punching bags, and to celebrate, a Home Alone 25h anniversary theatrical re-release is happening in November. Read More »

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Home Alone trivia
CineFix has released a video listing 9 things you didn’t know about the John Hughes/Chris Columbus Christmas classic Home Alone. The video is a mix of visible mistakes, an explanation of how they pulled of some of the film’s trademark stunts, the story behind that photo of Buzz’s girlfriend, an injury that left star Macaulay Culkin physically scared and much more. Like for instance did you know they only had John Candy on set for one day — due to schedule issues they shot all his scenes over the course of one 23-hour day. Hit the jump to watch the Home Alone trivia video for yourself.

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