Robert Eggers smashed onto the indie scene with his 2015 Sundance hit The Witch. A highly stylized, theatrical film with dialogue drawn from the 17th century and a diabolic edge, the film made ten times its budget and garnered carte blanche for his follow up film. In the interim, iconic actor Willem Dafoe approached Eggers and said he’s do anything the director wrote. Thus was born The Lighthouse, an acerbic, haunting film of maritime madness and mayhem.
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Woody, Buzz, and the gang are back, but in Toy Story 4 they find themselves grappling with a concept they have never faced before: existential crises. Picking up where Toy Story 3 left off, Woody and the toys are happily living with Bonnie, who has created a brand-new toy out of a spork that has some terrifying implications for the world of Toy Story. But the existential crises are just beginning, as Bonnie’s family sets off on a road trip vacation that brings Woody face-to-face with a familiar old friend. Watch the latest Toy Story 4 trailer below.
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There are plenty of good dogs that audiences have fallen in love with on the big screen over the years. Even the canines who play very bad dogs are good dogs. Obviously, they’re very well-trained, and if you’ve ever wondered exactly how filmmakers get the dogs to pull off key moments in movies, an animal trainer breaks down a few scenes featuring prominent canine actors being very good dogs. Find out how training dog actors makes for movie magic in Marley & Me, A Dog’s Journey, and more. Read More »
Downton Abbey, the series some will forever think of as Downtown Abbey, is headed to the big screen. Most of the cast of the original series will return to once again tell the story of the Crawley family and the servants who work for them in an Edwardian English country house. This is bound to be the take-mom-to-the-movies event of the year! Grab a cup of tea and watch the Downton Abbey trailer below.
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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 a video game version of John Wick as if the movie was adapted for the original Nintendo. Plus, see a bunch of Easter eggs you might have missed in the Game of Thrones series finale, and go behind the scenes of Stephen Colbert‘s dimension-hopping arrival in the world of HBO’s Veep. Read More »
Just this morning, we heard about what’s in store for Bucky Barnes, aka The Winter Soldier, on the upcoming Disney+ series The Falcon and The Winter Soldier. Now we know who will be at the helm of the new series: Kari Skogland (The Walking Dead) has been hired to direct the six-episode show. She already has several major TV credits to her name, including another MCU show in the now-cancelled Netflix series The Punisher.
In addition to the news about The Falcon and The Winter Soldier director, a couple of cast members from Captain America: Civil War may be joining stars Anthony Mackie and Sebastian Stan in the cast. Plus, we finally have a release date for this show. Read on to get the details. Read More »
John Hillcoat, director of dark, disturbing movies like The Proposition and The Road, is teaming with master of neon-sleaze Nicolas Winding Refn for a Witchfinder General remake. Based on the 1968 Vincent Price movie of the same name, Witchfinder General is a historical horror film about real-life figure Matthew Hopkins, and the terrible, torturous deeds he performed in the name of “witch hunting” in the 1600s.
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Earlier this month, Disney released John Williams‘ full orchestral version of his Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge Symphonic Suite…but visitors will never actually hear that version of his theme song in the parks. (Well, I guess they technically could download the track and just listen to it through headphones, so there’s a workaround for you.) They will, however, hear little snippets of it and several pieces of music that were inspired by it.
Learn more about that below, and find out what you’ll hear when you ride attractions like Millennium Falcon: Smugglers Run and Rise of the Resistance. Read More »
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Did you watch the first two seasons of Stranger Things and think to yourself, “I wish this show had more moms who were horny for teenage boys in it?” Good news, weirdo: season 3 appears to be giving you exactly what you want. A new Stranger Things 3 clip shows last season’s bully antagonist, Billy Hargrove (Dacre Montgomery), is now working as a lifeguard at the local pool, and a whole line of mothers are staring at his glistening bod like a pack of cartoon wolves. Check it out below, along with a whole new batch of character posters for the upcoming season. Read More »
John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum has already surpassed what the first John Wick made in its entire domestic run at the box office, so it was only a matter of time before Keanu Reeves got the go-ahead to suit up for another bloodbath. That time is now. John Wick: Chapter 4 has been confirmed for a summer 2021 release date, and we can’t wait. See the official John Wick 4 release date below.
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