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, Aldo Jones has delivered one of his patented Weird Trailers for Spider-Man: Far From Home, and things get more than wacky. Plus, watch a breakdown of some fan theories for the upcoming third season of Stranger Things, and see how Pixar Animation’s villains compare to those in Walt Disney Animation movies. Read More »
Is Josh Gad playing The Penguin or not? Why does a Spider-Man: Far From Home advertisement have Samuel L. Jackson pissed off? Did you hear Dark Phoenix is already starting to leave theaters? Did you know Kim Basinger visited kids in hospitals as Vicki Vale? What did Kevin Feige have to say about the uproar about the gay character in Avengers: Endgame? Could we see new Batman comics connected to Tim Burton‘s movies? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »
Blumhouse’s reboot of The Craft has found the first of its four witches. Cailee Spaeny, who appeared in Bad Times at the El Royale, Pacific Rim: Uprising and more, will play the lead character in the new take on the ’90s witch flick. Zoe Lister-Jones is writing and directing the new Craft, which will follow a similar plot as the original movie, but update details for the modern era.
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Calling all convention lovers: two big con announcements have just dropped to get you more excited about plunking down some cash and jetting somewhere to stand in line. Now that Disney owns Fox, The Simpsons will make their first appearance at the D23 Expo (well, not literally; they’re cartoons). Meanwhile, Warner Bros. TV just announced what they’re bringing to San Diego Comic-Con – a line-up that includes a farewell to the long-running series Supernatural.
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Having already worked with Hulu for Catch-22, George Clooney now wants in on that Netflix action. Clooney will direct and star in Good Morning, Midnight, a post-apocalyptic sci-fi film destined for the streaming service. The film will be adapted from the 2016 sci-fi novel by Lily Brooks-Dalton about a scientist in the Arctic trying to make contact with a spacecraft returning to Earth.
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San Diego Comic-Con is inching closer and closer, and every week, plenty of new exclusives are being revealed that fans will only be able to get their hands on at the convention. Hasbro consistently brings great stuff to Comic-Con, and fans of the Marvel Cinematic Universe will be very happy with an exclusive Marvel Legends two-pack featuring the two cosmic siblings known as The Grandmaster and The Collector, as portrayed by Jeff Goldblum and Benicio del Toro in Thor: Ragnarok and Guardians of the Galaxy respectively. Check out the Marvel Legends Comic-Con 2019 exclusive two-pack below. Read More »
There have been quite a few movies about Spider-Man, which means there have been quite a few Spider-Men on the big screen. Everyone has their own personal favorite – Tobey Maguire, Andrew Garfield or current Spidey Tom Holland. But what if all three of those live-action web-slingers ended up in the same movie together? It’ll never happen, but the video below – Spider-Man: Into the Multiverse – dares to dream.
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Maybe the closest thing we’ll get to seeing the glory that is “The Tragedy of Loki of Asgard,” the barely-seen play that graces our eyeballs for only three minutes in 2017’s Thor: Ragnarok, is the upcoming series of one-act Marvel plays that can be put on by high schoolers. At the very least, both Thor and Loki are among the heroes set to take center stage in one of the various one-act plays available for high school theater programs to purchase through the newly announced Marvel Spotlight.
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Gary Dauberman has been one of the key creative forces responsible for building out James Wan‘s extended Conjuring Universe. He wrote the first two Annabelle movies – the first of which was widely derided, but the follow-up was seen as a significant improvement. Dauberman also wrote the third entry, Annabelle Comes Home, and that new film also marks his directorial debut.
So how did he do? How does this latest Annabelle stack up against the previous entries? The first reviews have arrived, so read on to find out. Read More »
Alternate international titles are nothing new for Hollywood movies. Sometimes translating a concept from English into another language doesn’t quite work, and a bit of the subtlety is removed in the process. (In the Czech Republic, Bad Santa became Santa is a Pervert.) Maybe there’s already a property that features the same title, so a tweak is needed to differentiate it. (In the United Kingdom, The Avengers is known as Avengers: Assemble.) And sometimes, the titles are just huge improvements in every possible way. (In Japan, Fast Five is known as Wild Speed MEGA MAX.)
Now Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker has received its own alternate title in Japan, and it carries with it some familiar echoes from a different franchise altogether. Read More »