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 visual effects breakdown showing the creation of the Kree homeworld of Hala in Captain Marvel. Plus, meet some of the voice actors behind characters like Raven from Teen Titans Go!, Bubbles from The Powerpuff Girls, and Winnie the Pooh, and get a closer look at the new Jurassic Park LEGO set with a buildable tyrannosaurus rex and park gate. Read More »
Want to see gameplay footage from Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3? Why is Daredevil‘s prison fight ineligible for an Emmy? What comic character does Robert Downey Jr. want to see in the MCU? Did you hear Bryan Singer went AWOL while shooting X-Men: Days of Future Past and Apocalypse? When will the Shazam sequel start shooting? Who is playing Aqualad on DC Universe’s Titans series? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »
In this edition of Sequel Bits:
- Robert Rodriguez would be interested in directing an Alita sequel.
- Rambo: Last Blood might not take the “last” part of its title literally.
- Shaft director Tim Story wants to make another Shaft movie, presumably just called Shaft again.
- Shocking! Two Harry Potter actors who don’t have very big careers now would like to come back for more Harry Potter.
- While training for Bond 25, Daniel Craig shows off his muscles, and leg injury.
- There’s a Descendants 3! You must watch the trailer. No excuses.
- Downton Abbey character posters are posh as hell.
- The Sopranos prequel movie has wrapped.
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Apple is getting into the original movie and TV game with their upcoming streaming service Apple TV+. And just like their chief competitor Netflix, they have their eye on Oscar gold. According to a new report, Apple hopes to release “six small-budget movies a year with an eye toward stories that could win Academy Awards.” But will this plan for Apple Oscar movies work?
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Even though Dark Phoenix was the final installment of the X-Men franchise on the big screen, the legacy of the mutants, as they existed under the 20th Century Fox banner, still has one more breath to take.
The third and final season of the FX series Legion continues to the story of the mentally ill telekinetic mutant David Haller, who just might be the most powerful being on the planet. That’s a problem when he’s also mentally unstable, and the third season will bring his greatest challenge yet: fixing the past. Watch the Legion season 3 featurette to see how that will play out. Read More »
After the events of Avengers: Endgame, do the high school antics of Peter Parker hold nearly as much weight? If the marketing for Spider-Man: Far From Home is any indicator, it’s the perfect movie to follow the game-changing events of the Marvel Cinematic Universe sequel.
Peter Parker (Tom Holland) quickly became a new kind of Spider-Man thanks to the mentoring of Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr.). But now that the genius, billionaire, playboy, philanthropist is gone, that puts a lot of pressure on a friendly neighborhood Spider-Man. But everyone around him keeps telling him how important it is that Tony Stark trusted in him to begin with. See if Spidey can handle being a true Avenger in a series of new Spider-Man Far From Home TV spots. Read More »
There’s an ongoing trend when it comes to high-profile disappointments, box office or otherwise: damage control via a finger-pointing article in the trades. It happened with Suicide Squad. It happened with The Mummy. It happened recently with the Hellboy reboot. And now, it’s happened yet again – with Men In Black: International. The Men In Black sequel/reboot was met with lackluster reviews and tepid box office, which means its time for insiders to reach out to trade publications and try to explain just what the hell happened.
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Michelle Rejwan began her career as an assistant and worked her way up through the ranks to become a producer on this year’s Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker. Now her ascent has reached an even higher peak: Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy has hired Rejwan as the Senior Vice President of Live Action Production and Development at the company.
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Cool Posts From Around the Web:
When /Film’s Peter Sciretta returned from his first visit to Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge and told us that the most expensive thing guests can purchase in the park costs $25,000, I was floored. How many diehard Star Wars fans would really drop that much money on a custom droid from a theme park? But in only the first week of Galaxy’s Edge being open to the public, multiple people had already purchased their own full-size droid. Looks like I underestimated the power and passion of the fandom. Read More »
Remember A Star Is Born? The movie we all thought was going to sweep the Oscars, only to be upstaged by stuff like Green Book? It turns out the Bradley Cooper/Lady Gaga musical had a rejected song from none other than the prolific Father John Misty, aka Josh Tillman. While the song didn’t make it into the film, the artist gave fans a chance to hear it last Friday when he played it live. If you didn’t happen to be in the crowd at that particular Minneapolis show and still want to feast your ears on the result, worry not: you can hear the rejected Star is Born song below.
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