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 some Black Widow trailer Easter eggs and clues teasing certain story elements in the upcoming Marvel Studios movie. Plus get a recap of the first two seasons of Amazon’s series The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel before the third season premieres this weekend, and watch Charlize Theron and Adam Driver interview each other. Read More »
The “will they, won’t they” aspect between Daisy Ridley‘s Rey and Adam Driver‘s Kylo Ren is a hotbed of divisiveness in the Star Wars fan community, and everyone is waiting to see how that relationship plays out in this month’s Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, which may be the final time these characters share the screen together.
In a new interview, director/co-writer J.J. Abrams addresses the “profound” connection between them, how they’ve matured, and more. Read More »
Matt Damon and Ben Affleck became Hollywood superstars after the success of Good Will Hunting. Not only did the longtime friends star in the movie, but they won the Oscar for Best Original Screenplay that year. But that was 22 years ago, and despite taking home one of the most prestigious awards Hollywood has to offer, they haven’t written together again. That’s about to change
Not too long ago, we learned Matt Damon and Ben Affleck were finally reteaming as writers for a movie called The Last Duel, a movie they co-wrote with Nicole Holofcener that will be directed by Ridley Scott. With Matt Damon making the publicity rounds for the release of Ford vs Ferrari this weekend, the actor and writer got a chance to explain why it took so long to reteam with his old Boston buddy for this forthcoming project. Read More »
Adam Driver is 35 years old, and he’s already worked with filmmakers like Clint Eastwood, Steven Spielberg, Jim Jarmusch, Terry Gilliam, and the Coen Brothers, just to name a few. And very soon, he may add Sir Ridley Scott to his impressive list of collaborators.
Driver is currently in early talks to join the cast of The Last Duel, Scott’s upcoming period piece that has Matt Damon set to star in one of the lead roles. And while Damon was originally said to be facing off against his old pal Ben Affleck in this movie, it now appears that Driver will be taking the role that was seemingly intended for Affleck, while Affleck himself shifts into a supporting role instead. Read More »
Writer and director Noah Baumbach is no stranger to dysfunctional relationships, having been behind the scripts and camera for movies like The Squid and the Whale and While We’re Young. But now he’s back with Marriage Story starring Adam Driver and Scarlett Johansson, and some critics are calling his best work as a director yet. The film follows a couple as their marriage disintegrates and distance comes between them, both figuratively and literally. Watch the new Marriage Story trailer for more. Read More »
I saw The Report more than half-a-year ago at Sundance, and yet the movie has lingered with me ever since. It’s a powerful political drama/thriller, and it features what might just be the best performance of Adam Driver‘s career. Driver has quickly risen to be an actor worth paying attention to, and his work in this year’s Marriage Story is phenomenal.
But his performance in The Report is even better. And he still has Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker on the way. In short, Adam Driver is having a good year. The Report tells the true story of an investigation into the CIA’s Detention and Interrogation Program following 9/11, and all the dark facts dredged up in the process. Watch the latest The Report trailer below.
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The Report is one of the best movies of 2019, and the first trailer for the political thriller is finally here. Based on a true story, The Report stars Adam Driver as Senate staffer Daniel J. Jones, who was put in charge of investigating the CIA’s Detention and Interrogation Program. That investigation resulted in Jones uncovering a deliberate cover-up intended to hide and obscure torture. Watch The Report trailer below.
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Scarlett Johansson and Adam Driver are bringing “he said, she said” to a whole new level in Noah Baumbach‘s upcoming drama film Marriage Story. The two actors star as a husband and wife whose marriage slowly disintegrates until they decide to divorce — but the Netflix film offers a new twist on this sadly familiar story. At least, the trailers do: Two separate trailers titled “What I Love About Nicole” and “What I Love About Charlie” offer Johansson and Driver’s differing perspectives, from falling in love to falling out of love. Watch the Marriage Story trailers below.
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Cool Posts From Around the Web:
It’s unofficially Star Wars Day on the internet today since Vanity Fair released their now-traditional cover story about the upcoming Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker. While we already covered a slew of information that came from new details revealed in the magazine’s extensive story and gorgeous photos by Annie Leibovitz, there were some more significant discussions to be had about the connection between Kylo Ren (Adam Driver) and Rey (Daisy Ridley).
In Star Wars: The Last Jedi, director Rian Johnson introduced a strong link between the Force-sensitive characters, one that allowed them to communicate across space with each other in such an intimate way that they nearly touched through the Force. Some fans took that to a romantic place, but if Kylo Ren’s harsh stance against Luke Skywalker and everything the Jedi stood for remains intact, then that doesn’t seem likely. However, it sounds like the connection between Kylo Ren and Rey runs much deeper than previously thought. Read More »
Jim Jarmusch‘s all-star zombie comedy The Dead Don’t Die just premiered at the Cannes Film Festival. If you were unable to attend, and want in some of that Jarmusch zom-com action, perhaps this new restricted trailer will hold you over. It features lots of scene of Adam Driver chopping off heads, and lots of scenes of Bill Murray saying the F-word. Watch the Dead Don’t Die restricted trailer below!
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