Army of the Dead 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, find out how Army of the Dead brought zombie mayhem to Las Vegas by creating a 3D model of the iconic strip. See how the screenplay for Portrait of a Lady on Fire provided plenty of details in meticulously crafting one of the movie’s pivotal scenes. Finally, check out The Hollywood Reporter’s dramatic television actresses roundtable with Elizabeth Olsen, Anya Taylor-Joy, Cynthia Erivo, and more. Read More »

last night in soho poster

The trailer for Edgar Wright’s Last Night in Soho dropped today, and it’s pretty damn great. But if that hasn’t satiated your hunger for more Soho goodness, you’re in luck – there’s also a poster for the film. Like the trailer, it’s moody and atmospheric, and it features stars Thomasin McKenzie and Anya Taylor-Joy front and center. See the poster, and some behind-the-scenes images, below.

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Army of the Dead Make-Up 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, see how the make-up, effects, and stunt crew Zack Snyder‘s Army of the Dead brought the superpowered zombies to life. Plus, watch as some of the cast members of Saturday Night Live pitch ideas for The Queen’s Gambit sequels to series star Anya Taylor-Joy. And finally, listen as Eric Bana looks back on his career, from Hulk to Hanna and much more. Read More »

Anya Taylor-Joy Hosted Saturday Night Live

Saturday Night Live brought their 46th season to an end last night with Split and The Queen’s Gambit star Anya Taylor-Joy making her hosting debut. The show kicked off by reflecting on one of the weirder years in the show’s history, which returned to production with strict safety measures in place due to the coronavirus pandemic. Weirdly enough, it’s a bit nostalgic for how COVID-19 ended up bringing them (and us) closer together, even as we had to literally be further apart.

However, the most intriguing part of the season finale of Saturday Night Live is what seems like hints of two or three cast members who may be on the verge of leaving the series. But we’ll get to that later. First, let’s dig into the best and worst sketches of the Anya Taylor-Joy hosted Saturday Night Live.

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Last Night in Soho Teaser

Edgar Wright has delivered incredible blends of comedy, action, horror and sci-fi  with movies like Shaun of the Dead, Hot Fuzz, and The World’s End. But the filmmaker is about to give us something extremely different with his latest effort.

Last Night in Soho is a straight-up psychological horror-thriller starring Anya Taylor-Joy (The Queen’s Gambit) and Thomasin McKenzie (Jojo Rabbit). The movie was meant to be released last year, but ended up getting pushed back due to the coronavirus pandemic. Now the film is slated for release this fall, just in time for Halloween, and the first footage arrived in a quick TV spot teasing the full trailer that will debut on Tuesday. Check out the Last Night in Soho teaser below. Read More »

Saturday Night Live Season 46 Final Hosts

Since we’re all dreading the thought of billionaire Elon Musk and his totally killer sketch ideas on Saturday Night Live this weekend, the late night sketch show is trying to make up for it by closing out season 46 with a couple of outstanding hyphenated hosts.

Comedian Keegan-Michael Key and The Queen’s Gambit co-star Anya Taylor-Joy will host the final two episodes of the season in May, and it’s the first time they’ll be taking the stage at Studio 8H in 30 Rock. Read More »

Furiosa Movie

Furiosa will return. Soon. Mad Max: Fury Road director George Miller and Thor franchise star Chris Hemsworth held a press conference in New South Wales to announce production on the spin-off Furiosa will be taking place in Australia next year. Unlike Mad Max: Fury Road, which had a story that unfolded across a few days, Miller teased that Furiosa would be a saga that unfolds over many years. Read More »

david o. russell movie

David O. Russell, the filmmaker behind films like American HustleThree KingsThe Fighter, and Silver Linings Playbook, has been relatively MIA from Hollywood since directing 2015’s Joy. But he’s back to direct a new mystery movie that might have one of the most stacked casts ever, and it’s just strengthened its ranks.
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Furiosa Movie

Warner Bros. Pictures will shake up the theatrical distribution model next year by releasing every single one of their movies simultaneously in theaters and on HBO Max. However, for those expecting the studio to keep that model going in years to come, they seem to have rebuked that speculation by setting 2023 global theatrical release dates for the Mad Max prequel Furiosa, the Looney Tunes-inspired live-action/animated hybrid Coyote vs. Acme, and the big screen version of the Tony Award-winning musical adaptation of The Color Purple. Read More »

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The Northman Viking

Five years ago, Robert Eggers burst onto the scene with The Witch, a slow-burn horror film that launched the career of actress Anya Taylor-Joy. Now he’s reuniting with The Queen’s Gambit star for The Northman, a Viking revenge movie which has Alexander Skarsgård playing the lead role.

Taylor-Joy recently spoke a bit about the upcoming movie, teasing that it will be something the world “genuinely hasn’t seen before.” Read More »