The Morning Watch: Comparing Movie Monster Sizes, The Avengers Video Essay & 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, see how some of cinema's most famous monsters compare to each other in size. Plus, a closer look at how acts are structured in Marvel movies by taking an in-depth look at the script for The Avengers and also take a 360-degree tour of the Saturday Night Live studio from the main stage.

First up, this video from Meta Ball Studios uses 3D models of famous monsters from film and shows how they compare to each other in size. On the lowest end of the spectrum is Mike Wazowski from Monsters Inc. while the creature on the highest end is the Exogorth (or asteroid worm) from The Empire Strikes Back. See where all the other monsters fall in between there.

Following David Fincher's criticism of the Marvel Cinematic Universe be slavish to the traditional three-act structure of movies, Lessons from a Screenplay decides to investigate whether this was true, and they begin by taking a look at how an act is defined in Marvel's The Avengers. It's an interesting five into Marvel's scripts.

Finally, Will Ferrell gave a brief 360-degree tour of the Saturday Night Live studio from what is referred to as home base, which is where the host delivers their monologue and the band is stationed for the evening. If you've got the right accessories, you can check this out in a VR headset and look around the set from your own POV, but you can still get a pretty good view from this regular video too.