Making of The Mitchells vs. The Machines

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, take a look at how “Katie-vision” was created for Netflix’s hit animated movie The Mitchells vs. the Machines. Plus, find out how realistic bank heists are in movies such as The Dark Knight, Heat, Baby Driver, and The Town. And finally, listen as Justin Theroux takes a look back at his career, from Romy and Michele’s High School Reunion to The Leftovers and more. Read More »

Fake Drugs in Movies

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, find out how fake drugs are made for movies, including the cocaine from The Wolf of Wall Street and the heroin in Pulp Fiction. Plus, take a look back at Spaceballs: The Animated Series, the failed attempt at reviving the Star Wars parody film from Mel Brooks. And finally, Martin Short looks back at the box office bomb that was Clifford in 1994. Read More »

Stranger Things 4 Trailer Clues

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, take a closer look at the Stranger Things 4 teaser trailer with an analysis of some possible clues about the upcoming new episodes. Plus, take a look at how The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon pulled off the WandaVision parody. And finally, find out how to make a tortilla chip sombrero with guacamole dip from Despicable Me. Read More »

Harry Potter Featurette

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, follow the main trio from the Harry Potter franchise as they explore a few different departments from the production. Plus, learn about the time that Toy Story 2 accidentally got deleted less than one year before it was meant to be released. And finally, Turner Classic Movies takes a look at how movies have shaped our notions of beauty through several films in which the human body is on display. Read More »

Eternals Footage Easter Eggs

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, there are a surprising number of Easter eggs and low key details to pick up on in the first footage from Marvel’s upcoming Eternals movie. Plus, see what a professional skydiver thinks of big skydiving scenes from movies like Mission: Impossible – Fallout, Furious 7, Iron Man 3, and more. And finally, watch the first 10 minutes from the Oscar-winning drama The Father starring Anthony Hopkins. Read More »

Updated Star Wars Canon Timeline 2021

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 Star Wars Day edition, find out everything you’ve missed recently in the Star Wars universe with an updated canon timeline, including all the movies, TV shows, books, comics, and more. Plus, watch Boba Fett’s return in the second season of The Mandalorian recreated in stop-motion animated LEGO form. And finally, a new edition Disney+’s The Deets dives into Star Wars: A New Hope for some fun facts about the franchise starter. Read More »

Godzilla vs. Kong VFX

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 a Godzilla vs. Kong VFX breakdown showing off the tremendous detail that went into creating some of the shots of the massive monsters. Next, see what a couple of Marvel Studios stuntmen have to say about the work done on The Falcon and The Winter Soldier and a couple more action sequences. And finally, take a look at a flashback featurette about the making of Zack Snyder‘s adaptation of 300. Read More »

Sound of Metal Sound Design

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, find out how Sound of Metal created the sound of being deaf in the Oscar-winning movie starring Riz Ahmed. Plus, listen as Kevin Smith looks back at the making of the famous “37 d*cks” scene from the original Clerks. And finally, see how the trailer for the new West Side Story compares to the original 1961 film. Read More »

Harry Potter Visual Effects

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, Warner Bros. Pictures reveals the impressive digital effects used to create some of the sets, creatures, and spells of the Harry Potter franchise. Plus, quick-draw world champion Nicole “Fastdraw” Franks rates the realism of gunslinging scenes in movies and TV shows like Django Unchained and Westworld. And finally, find out how to make Kumandra Soup from Raya and the Last Dragon.
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Firefighting in Movies

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, find out how realistic firefighting is in movies and TV shows like Backdraft, The King of Staten Island, Chicago Fire, and more. Plus, take a look back at when we last encountered The Bad Batch before their new Star Wars animated series arrives on Disney+. And finally, see how Zack Snyder reacts to a fanmade remake of the Army of the Dead trailer. Read More »