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 »

Ghostbusters Annual 2018

Even though the future of the Ghostbusters franchise on the big screen is uncertain at this point, the paranormal exterminators are enjoying quite a fantastic run in comic book form.

Last year saw the original Ghostbusters from 1984 and the new lady Ghostbusters from 2016 team up for a miniseries called Ghostbusters 101. Now every single iteration of the Ghostbusters, including The Real Ghostbusters and Extreme Ghostbusters, will have to work together to stop a new supernatural threat in the new IDW Comics miniseries Ghostbusters: Crossing Over beginning later this month.

Before that, there are some more immediate concerns from the Ghostbusters Annual 2018 comic, and we have an exclusive preview of some of the pages in the forthcoming title that hits shelves this week. Check them out below. Read More »

Toy Fair 2018 - Stranger Things 2

This past weekend, Toy Fair 2018 kicked off in New York City. Tons of new toys were shown off by a myriad of manufacturers, and that includes new action figures and collectibles from some of our favorite movies and TV shows. Here are the best reveals for new releases from Stranger Things 2, Ant-Man and the Wasp, Avengers: Infinity War, Pacific Rim: Uprising, Stephen King’s It, Black Panther, Star Wars, The Real Ghostbusters, and more. Read More »

computer animated Real Ghostbusters

While there’s a reboot of Ghostbusters on the way from director Paul Feig with Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig, Kate McKinnon and Leslie Jones in the four main roles, there’s an animated Ghostbusters film in development at Sony Pictures as well. However, what today’s kids really need is an updated version of the animated series The Real Ghostbusters.

Considering how computer animation has become much easier to produce than it used to be, it would be cool to see The Real Ghostbusters updated in that animation style. Thankfully, one fan has given us a taste of what that might be like with a computer animated Real Ghostbusters introduction that’s just an updated version of the original animated opening. Watch! Read More »

The 20 Best Saturday Morning Cartoons of All Time

The Best Saturday Morning Cartoons

It’s the end of an era, and the Saturday Morning Cartoon is officially dead. So I thought now would be the perfect time to take a look back at the best Saturday Morning Cartoons. Hit the jump to find out the 20 best Saturday morning cartoons of all time, according to me. I have even included the opening credits song (whenever available) so that you can take a trip back in time to revisit the pop culture that owned the saturday mornings of our childhoods.

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Some free stuff showed up in the mail and we decided to review it. Well, in one case, we let some guy down the street review the stuff, but we still kept the stuff. – Regards, the /Film Cool Stuff Dept.

[adult swim] sent me these $75 pants from their new “Finer Things” line. Wait, I’m not bragging. I’m not even sure what I’m typing because I’ve never reviewed pants. Thinking back, the closest pants-related thing I have ever reviewed (until these $75 pants) was Cabin Boy, which famously co-starred David Letterman, who owns Worldwide Pants, which is worth about 7.5-$75 million without fact-checking. Yeah, these pants, they arrived at my door, and they are navy, with bright pink, intricately stitched (by Williams Street interns?) Mooninites all over them. It’s really something; almost like a low-bit invasion on cotton or a cotton-candy-colored bout of formication. Per the pants’ Mooninite pattern, it stars the alien-slash-mistaken-terrorism mascot named Err from Aqua Teen Hunger Force. The full meatwad of the review after the jump. Read More »