Since Star Wars: The Last Jedi got a bunch of manbabies riled up about minority characters, female empowerment, and whiny entitled douchebros, writer/director Rian Johnson decided to take it one step further with Knives Out.
The whodunit in the vein of Agatha Christie isn’t quite as much of a mystery as it would seem, mostly since we find out who the killer is roughly halfway through the movie. But of course, the plot at the center of Knives Out is a donut hole within a donut hole, so there’s still something to be figured out by detective Benoit Blanc (Daniel Craig), even if he’s not quite as good of a detective as he seems. But we’ll let the Knives Out Honest Trailer take it from here. Read More »
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, watch a hilarious mash-up of The Matrix and Office Space using DeepFake technology to turn Ron Livingston into Keanu Reeves. Plus, get a recap of the entire first season of the Netflix sci-fi series Altered Carbon, and listen to Elijah Wood answer some of the web’s most searched questions about himself. Read More »
Want to see some classic Disney characters turned into X-Men? Why is Supergirl going back in time on the next episode of season five? Is Kang the Conqueror coming to the Loki series? Want to see some alternate roller skates Harley Quinn could have worn in Birds of Prey? Which script of James Gunn‘s is his favorite? Will Wonder Woman fight Aquaman in the Flashpoint movie? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »
Universal Pictures and Blumhouse Productions have released two clips from director Leigh Whannell‘s remake of the classic monster movie The Invisible Man. The remake takes the sci-fi concept of a man rendered invisible to the world, and turns it into a metaphor for domestic abuse, with Elisabeth Moss‘ Cecilia unable to escape her abusive ex — figuratively and literally. The two new The Invisible Man clips show Moss’ character attempting an escape, and finding later on that there’s no real escape for an abusive relationship.
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In this edition of Star Wars Bits:
- Star Wars: The Clone Wars returns this Friday on Disney+!
- Learn about Ashley Boone Jr. and the critical role he played in launching Star Wars
- An excerpt from the upcoming Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker novelization
- A glimpse at deleted scenes from The Rise of Skywalker
- WWE Superstar Sasha Banks to appear in The Mandalorian
- Freddie Prinze Jr. on his voice cameo in The Rise of Skywalker
- And more!
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Kingdom is coming back from the dead….of hiatus. The medieval Korean zombie series was never gone, but it has been a year since Kingdom debuted its first season on Netflix to critical acclaim. Now it returns for its second season, which follows Ju Ji-Hoon and Bae Doona as they continue their battle with the undead in Joseon Korea. Watch the Kingdom season 2 trailer below.
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“There’s a lot of hate out there, and he knows how to tap into it.”
That’s a line from this new trailer for HBO’s adaptation of Philip Roth’s The Plot Against America, but it just as easily be about the current occupant of the White House. The six-episode limited series is set in an alternate history of the United States during the 1940 presidential election, but the parallels to our real world political environment today are stark and unsettling. Check out the trailer below.
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In the wake of last year’s anxiety-inducing, Adam Sandler gambling thriller Uncut Gems and their short film Goldman v Silverman, co-writers/directors Josh and Benny Safdie (aka the Safdie Brothers) still haven’t officially lined up their next movie. But a new report says the directing duo will soon head to television, because they’re teaming up with Nathan For You‘s Nathan Fielder for a new half-hour Showtime comedy called The Curse. Get the details below.
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Cool Posts From Around the Web:
Super producer Jason Blum recently dropped some info on Halloween Kills, the upcoming sequel to 2018’s Halloween. According to Blum, David Gordon Green‘s follow-up is going to be even bigger than the previous movie. How big? Blum didn’t specify, but we can only assume this means Michael Myers will be facing off against the cast of The Fast and the Furious, and also possibly going to space. Or maybe not. Read More »
In his 50-plus year career as a filmmaker, Martin Scorsese has never directed a western. But that’s about to change with his next movie, Killers of the Flower Moon, which reunites him with his two muse movie stars: Leonardo DiCaprio and Robert De Niro. Read Scorsese’s comments on the new film below. Read More »