The Rise of Skywalker 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, check out over 100 Star Wars and references you might have missed while watching The Rise of Skywalker. Plus, listen as a professional driver reviews various kinds of driving scenes in movies, from getaways in Baby Driver to the NASCAR driving of Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby. And finally, Danny DeVito breaks down his career in 30 minutes. Read More »

The 10 Best Hollywood Action Movies of the Decade

Best action movies of the decade

(This article is part of our Best of the Decade series.)

The 2010s were a spectacular decade for action cinema – so much so, in fact, that we’re actually publishing two separate lists of the best action films of the past ten years here on /Film. We’ll have a list of the best international action movies arriving on the site soon, but in the meantime, join me as I run down the ten best domestically-released Hollywood action movies of the 2010s below, featuring a selection of films with astonishing stunts, thrilling chases, and fight scenes galore. Read More »

Mortal Kombat Stars Play Mortal Kombat

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, watch as two of the stars from the original Mortal Kombat movie playing Mortal Kombat II on an arcade cabinet and reminisce about making the blockbuster video game movie. Plus, take a closer look at how some big Hollywood stunts were pulled off in movies like Baby Driver, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, Point Break, and more, and see what oddball filmmaker John Waters picks from the Criterion Collection closet. Read More »

Guillermo del Toro Baby Driver

In this edition of Sequel Bits:

  • There’s a chance the original three Jurassic Park leads will be in Jurassic World 3. Maybe.
  • Frozen 2 will be more grown-up.
  • Ansel Elgort thinks Baby Driver 2 will happen soon.
  • Emma Stone wants to do a Zombieland sequel every 10 years.

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A mashup of zombie horror and romantic comedy, a video-game-style depiction of millennial culture before it was called millennial culture, a post-apocalyptic dystopian thriller seen through the eyes of some Gen-X’ers, and more. These concepts all sprung from the mind of filmmaker Edgar Wright, whose features over the last 15 years have managed to all feel daring and strikingly original even as he wears his references on his metaphorical sleeves.

Wright’s first major feature film, Shaun of the Dead, wasn’t released in the United States until the fall of 2004, but its wide release in the United Kingdom was 15 years ago today. So with that milestone in mind (and with the caveat that Wright’s debut film, A Fistful of Fingers, isn’t available on Blu-ray yet, so this writer hasn’t seen it), let’s rank Wright’s films.

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baby driver mike myers joke

Edgar Wright is a singularly talented filmmaker with a knack for balancing dynamic action scenes with comedy. And Baby Driver was the culmination of that — a heist film that played like a musical, with a fair few great jokes thrown in. But it turns out that one of the best gags of the film came about almost by accident.

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Baby Driver 2

Is Ansel Elgort about to get in the driver’s seat once again for Baby Driver 2? One year after the original film’s debut, writer/director Edgar Wright has taken to Twitter to thank fans and tease a potential sequel. Grab your first generation iPod, crank up the volume, and keep reading to learn more.
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Baby Driver Honest Trailer

With nearly $227 million worldwide, Baby Driver easily became Edgar Wright‘s most successful film. With a stellar soundtrack that gets your foot tapping and keeps the entire movie on a mesmerizing rhythm, it’s an exercise in expertly using sound to tell a lively story. But that doesn’t mean the Honest Trailer can’t effectively poke fun at the synchronous crime thriller starring Ansel Elgort, especially when it comes to the presence of disgraced Kevin Spacey in a villainous role. Read More »

Baby Driver Volume 2

Baby Driver, the musical that substituted car cashes for dance numbers, is about to unleash a whole new set of songs for your listening pleasure. Director Edgar Wright has announced Baby Driver Volume 2: The Score for a Score, featuring more songs, exclusive tracks, remixes, and more.

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The Biggest 2018 Oscars Snubs and Surprises

2018 Oscars Snubs

The 90th Academy Awards wrapped up its illustrious ceremony Sunday night, leaving filmmakers, actors, and producers either overjoyed or just over it. And now that it’s the morning after, it’s time to lick our wounds and talk snubs.

Thankfully, there was no horrifying mix-up like last year’s infamous ceremony. (Though there were many wry nods to it.) The =Academy Awards ceremony was perhaps one of its most predictable in years, with many who deserved it taking home the golden statue. But there were still a few egregious snubs and pleasant surprises that deserve to be spotlighted. Here are the biggest 2018 Oscars snubs and surprises of the night.

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