Army of Thieves First Look

Dieter, the best character in Zack Snyder‘s so-so zombie heist flick Army of the Dead, is getting his own prequel movie in the form of Army of ThievesMatthias Schweighöfer returns to the role, and directs the movie, too, leading a cast that includes Nathalie Emmanuel, Ruby O. Fee, Stuart Martin, Guz Khan, Jonathan Cohen, and Noémie Nakai. While it doesn’t premiere until the fall, some Army of Thieves first look images have arrived, and you can check them out below.

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Edgar Wright's Favorite Sparks Songs

(The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fan-made productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows.)

In this edition, listen as Edgar Wright sits down to list some of his favorite Sparks songs before the arrival of his first feature film documentary, The Sparks Brothers. Plus, see what the visual effects artists at Corridor Crew have to say about some vintage effects done on Ghostbusters II and the actor replacement done on Army of the Dead. And finally check out some Easter eggs you can seek out at Disneyland’s recently opened Avengers Campus. Read More »

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, we let Zack Snyder‘s zombie heist movie Army of the Dead take the wheel. Find out how visual effects made it possible for comedian Tig Notaro to replace Chris D’Elia in a key role in the film, check out the hierarchy of the movie’s uniquely evolved zombies and how they stack up against other hordes of the undead, and have a laugh with the Army of the Dead Honest Trailer. Read More »

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 »

snyder school

Zack Snyder‘s relationship with color is pretty well-known. He’s a filmmaker with specific aesthetic tastes, most of them being very desaturated or just black-and-white altogether. But at least he’s aware of this. In the latest episode of Snyder School, a four-part YouTube series released by Netflix in the wake of Snyder’s zombie heist thriller Army of the Dead, Snyder admits, “I do love black and white photography, I always have. I’ve always been a fan of slightly desaturated and high contrast imagery. That’s just aesthetically what I’m attracted you. And so yeah, I’ve pushed that pretty far.”

Watch the latest Snyder School episode, which is all about Snyder’s use of color (or lack thereof). And also music, because why not?

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snyder school army of the dead

Let Zack Snyder take you to school, with the latest episode of, well, Snyder School. In a four-part YouTube series, the filmmaker goes in-depth on the making of Army of the Dead, his new zombie heist thriller on Netflix. This episode: cinematography.

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army of the dead review

David, Devindra, and Jeff are joined by Ariel Fisher to talk about movie adaptions of video games. For the feature review, the cast dives into Army of the Dead, the new Zack Snyder zombie movie on Netflix. Does the stylish director add more to the zombie genre?

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Eternals Trailer 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, take a look at nearly six dozen Easter eggs, callbacks, and comic book references from the first trailer for Marvel’s Eternals. Plus, listen as Zack Snyder breaks down a key scene from his zombie heist movie Army of the Dead. And finally, see what happens when Jackass star Johnny Knoxville goes undercover as himself on YouTube, Instagram, Twitter, and more. Read More »

snyder school

Grab your textbooks about slow motion and big, rippling muscles, because it’s time to enroll in Snyder School! In honor of his new Netflix movie Army of the Dead, the streaming giant has put together a series of videos that explore Zack Snyder‘s creative process. From opening titles – which Snyder really excels at – to world-building, this four-part series will give you insight into how Snyder works, if you’re interested in that sort of thing. Watch the first installment 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 »