Lord of the Rings Visual 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, watch as VFX artists react to the movie magic of all three installments of the Lord of the Rings trilogy as we get closer to the 20th anniversary of Peter Jackson‘s adaptation. Plus, see how glorious life is when you’re not a Star Wars fan and don’t care what anyone thinks about the movies, and listen as Michael B. Jordan takes a look back at his career so far. Read More »

Avengers: Infinity War - Hulk Breaking Hulkbuster Concept Art

Want to see a clip from the upcoming ABC special Celebrating Marvel’s Stan Lee? Why wasn’t Nite Owl in the first season of Watchmen? Which critics group awarded Joker the honor of Best Picture? What was a certain action sequence cut from Justice League? Did Sebastian Stan really put on enough muscle that his Winter Soldier arm doesn’t fit anymore? Would you like a full-on Constantine and Lucifer crossover? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »

Avengers: Endgame Concept Art

Would you like to see a live-action Batman Beyond series with Kevin Conroy as Bruce Wayne? Want to see some alternate designs for Bro Thor in Avengers: Endgame? Has Zack Snyder proven that his cut of Justice League exists? When can you watch the pilot for Harley Quinn on cable? Will Doctor Doom appear in Black Panther 2? Would you like to see Kevin Hart have a role in Black Adam? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »

Justice Leauge Snyder Cut Poster - Boss Logic

Want to see Adam Savage‘s collection of Marvel prop replicas he made? Will Superboy and Damian Wayne be part of the Superman & Lois series? When does the spin-off series Green Arrow and the Canaries take place? Which Runaways cast member isn’t returning for the third season? Will Mark Ruffalo appear on the She-Hulk series? How did James Gunn help Zachary Levi land the role of Shazam? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »

Captain Marvel in Emojis

What did Bruce Campbell say in response to Martin Scorsese’s Marvel movie comments? How much is Marvel Comics #1 expected to fetch at auction? Want to see Captain Marvel played out in emojis? What roles did Chadwick Boseman, Karen Gillan and Chris Pratt originally audition for in the MCU? Who was responsible for making sure Wolverine got comic accurate hair in X-Men? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »

Missing Marvel Movies on Disney+

The launch of Disney+ yesterday brought a plethora of content from The Walt Disney Company, including most of the movies from the Star Wars and Marvel Cinematic Universe franchises. But there are still some titles from each franchise that aren’t available on Disney+ just yet. That’s because there’s still a holdover streaming deals that Disney has to run out with Netflix before they get the streaming rights back for themselves. The good news is we know when the remaining Star Wars titles and missing Marvel movies on Disney+ will be available. Read More »

Spider-Man: Far From Home - Matt Ferguson Poster

How many Easter eggs and comic references did you catch in the recent episode of Watchmen? Want a Spider-Man: Far From Home mini-poster by Matt Ferguson? Why are DC Comics writers arguing about naked Bane? Could Scarlet Witch be Marvel’s next big villain? Did you ever hear “Hollywood’s Superman,” a Los Angeles local celebrity of sorts?  All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »

michael shawver interview

It’s been almost four months since a Marvel Cinematic Universe movie debuted in theaters, and it’ll be just over six months until the next one (Black Widow) enters. But it isn’t enough for Marvel to dominate box offices and become the center of attention while their movies are in theaters – they’re dominating the cultural conversation on their off time, too.

A recent wave of backlash against superhero films has been raging for weeks, and now Bob Iger, the CEO of Marvel owner The Walt Disney Company, is now putting on his Avengers swim trunks and wading into the conversation to defend his studio’s movies against the comments of old-guard Hollywood icons like Martin Scorsese and Francis Ford Coppola. Read Iger’s quotes below.
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The Infinity Saga

A  few weeks ago, Kevin Feige announced that there would be a massive box set that would include every single movie from the Marvel Cinematic Universe that makes up The Infinity Saga. Spanning from 2008 through 2019, this box set collects the entirety the epic first era of the unprecedented blockbuster franchise that Marvel Studios has created. Unfortunately, that means it’s going to empty your wallet and maybe hit up a loan shark. See how much The Infinity Saga box set costs and what it includes below. Read More »

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Why are Cloak & Dagger coming to the Spider-Man animated series on Disney XD? Which two characters are having a surprising meeting in Crisis on Infinite Earths? Did Scott Derrickson hint at Scarlet Witch meeting up with Doctor Strange a long time ago? How did Adam Savage craft the perfect Guardians of the Galaxy cosplay? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »