The easy answer to how IT Chapter 2 should have ended is probably about 45 minutes earlier than the nearly three-hour theatrical runtime. But that’s a conversation for another time.
We all know that the second part of Andy Muschietti‘s adaptation of Stephen King’s thick horror novel IT resulted in a somewhat happy ending for The Losers’ Club. What this particular version of How It Should Have Ended presupposes is, maybe it didn’t have to go down that way at all? After all, there’s a secret weapon right in front of them.
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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, check out some Easter eggs and references you might have missed in the first season of Disenchantment on Netflix. Plus, visual effects artists take a look at the work done on movies like Gemini Man, the robot from I Am Mother, and other movies, and Kevin Smith breaks down some theories and questions that fans have had about Jay and Silent Bob. Read More »
It’s been a long time coming, but the end of the Skywalker Saga is almost here. That’s not to say there will be no more Star Wars projects – Disney is already cooking up a bunch for their streaming service Disney+, and there are movies involving David Benioff and D.B. Weiss and Rian Johnson still in the mix. But this December, the long journey that began back in 1977 will come to a close. And the final Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker trailer is here to give us another look at what director J.J. Abrams has in store.
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Want to make Deadpool chimichangas? Could Stargirl move from DC Universe to The CW? What did James Gunn say about Francis Ford Coppola‘s recent Marvel movie remarks? Are you ready for a Hellboy Winter Special comic? Why the hell is there a rap anthem asking for Zack Snyder‘s cut of Justice League? What did David Ayer say about the recent story about Jared Leto being cut from Suicide Squad? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »
Perhaps the world just wasn’t ready for two Will Smiths in the same movie. Ang Lee‘s Gemini Man, an action spectacle in which Smith has to fight a younger clone of himself, did paltry box office in America, but there was a hope that its weekend release in China could turn things around. But that didn’t happen. The end result is a box office bomb, with Gemini Man suffering a loss of at least $75 million. Ouch.
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The sexiest new property in the streaming wars is: books! Or at least, the women behind them, per HBO Max’s newest original series from Riverdale and Chilling Adventures of Sabrina creator Robert Aguirre-Sacasa. Aguirre-Sacasa is developing two sexy Gothic literary series for HBO Max, the first of which offers the sexy Mary Shelley take to compete with Apple’s upcoming sexy Emily Dickinson series. And knowing what Aguirre-Sacasa has cooked up with his Riverdale extended universe, it will all be very, very sexy.
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It’s a little too early in awards season to make any grand claims about frontrunners and whatnot, but word on the street is that Jojo Rabbit will very likely be a key player when the time comes, and a new featurette with director Taika Waititi introducing the film’s cast shows us why.
Based on Christine Leunens’s book Caging Skies, the film follows a young German boy named Jojo (newcomer Roman Griffin Davis) who finds himself questioning the Nazi principles being instilled in him at a young age when he encounters a Jewish girl (Thomasin McKenzie) being hidden in their attic by his mother (Scarlett Johansson). Oh, and did we mention that this is a comedy that makes Nazis look like complete fools and pushes forth a message of love and acceptance? Watch below! Read More »
South Park has been making headlines lately for poking and prodding at the oppressive Chinese government and its endless attempts to censor its citizens from any criticism in the media whatsoever. That may not be good for the show’s exposure in China, where it’s been banned, but in the United States, it’s not preventing creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone (as well as Comedy Central parent company Viacom Inc.) from landing a huge deal for the exclusive streaming rights to the complete series. Read More »
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Horror movies built around holidays are a time-honored tradition, from Black Christmas to Halloween to My Bloody Valentine, and beyond. But one holiday that is often overlooked in the genre is Thanksgiving, which can lay claim to terrible trash like Thankskilling and not much else. Enter Into the Dark, the Hulu horror anthology series from Blumhouse. The next installment, Pilgrim, is Thanksgiving themed to the max – it even includes killer pilgrims. So if you’ve been hungry for Thanksgiving horror, this might be enough to satiate you. Watch the Into the Dark: Pilgrim trailer below.
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Ethan Hawke and a baby are the only things you need to sell a movie. But Adopt a Highway, Logan Marshall-Green‘s quietly moving directorial debut, goes the extra mile and gives us Ethan Hawke with a very scraggly beard, and a baby. Watch the Adopt a Highway trailer below.
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