Saturday Night Live Diner

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, a video essay dives into the limitations of the Marvel Cinematic Universe that you might not be aware of. Plus, learn how Saturday Night Live‘s now-famous “Lobster Diner” sketch came to be the first time John Mulaney hosted the show in 2018. And watch an animated history of the increasingly insane serial killer doll called Chucky. Read More »

Roma Beach Scene

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, learn how Alfonso Cuarón shot the climactic beach scene in Roma in one shot. Plus, meet Jeff Bridges‘ longtime stand-in who has worked with him for nearly 50 years, and watch a trailer mash-up that takes the Pixar Animation classic Toy Story and turns it into a horror film like Child’s Play. Read More »

Best Movies Streaming Right Now The Master

(Welcome to Now Stream This, a column dedicated to the best movies streaming on Netflix, Amazon, Hulu, and every other streaming service out there.)

Greetings, movie watchers. It’s time for another edition of Now Stream This, where I attempt to bring you an eclectic mix of movies streaming right this very moment. This week, we have one of Paul Thomas Anderson’s best films; a fantastic horror documentary; a Steven Soderbergh flick shot on an iPhone; a horror classic; a documentary that will make you cry; a cinematic TV series; a haunted baseball field; a dark satire of the Reagan Era; killer A.I.; and an overlooked crime drama. These are the best movies streaming right now. Let’s get streaming!

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Last month, Syfy officially announced the Child’s Play TV series that creator Don Mancini has long been teasing. Mancini will collaborate with Channel Zero creator Nick Antosca, who hired Mancini as a writer on Channel Zero.

Antosca spoke with /Film about his new Hulu series The Act, but we were able to get an update on the Chucky series he’s developing with Mancini.

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Child's Play remake trailer reaction

The Child’s Play remake trailer is here, and…it looks okay? If you’ve been reading my work here at /Film, you know I’m not a fan of the idea of this film. I’m a die hard Child’s Play franchise fan, and there was no need to launch a remake. For one thing, the original franchise is still going, with original creator Don Mancini at the helm. Why start over again?

And yet, if I’m being honest, I don’t hate what I see here.

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child's play trailer

Well, we all knew this day was coming, and now it’s here. Our first real look at the Child’s Play remake has arrived, showing off the new direction MGM is taking with Chucky. No longer a serial-killer possessed plastic toy, this Chucky is new and improved, with high-tech upgrades. Don’t worry, though – he’ll still kill you. Watch the Child’s Play trailer below.

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child's play remake viral video

The Child’s Play remake that no one seems to want is almost upon us. We’ve yet to see any actual footage of the film, but that’s going to change this week. A new Child’s Play remake viral video teases the release of the new Buddi Doll, stating “A special Buddi® reveal is heading your way on February 8, 2019!” That reveal will (likely) be the first trailer. For now, you can watch the viral video below.

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Nearly a year ago, we heard the first rumblings of a Child’s Play television series that would bring Chucky the killer doll to the small screen. Now, it’s official: Syfy has announced that it is developing a TV continuation of the long-running horror franchise, with the writer and producer behind every film in the series on board.

So consider this a shot across the bow of the upcoming big screen remake that fans really, really, really do not want.

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Child's Play Remake Chucky

News surrounding the Child’s Play remake hasn’t exactly been received with welcomed arms by horror fans. Many feel a remake is unnecessary since the franchise is still going, and creator Don Mancini isn’t happy about this at all. Perhaps in an attempt to assuage fan concerns, a new behind-the-scenes pic has been released, highlighting the film’s practical effects being used to create the new Chucky. Horror fans love practical effects, and at the very least, this confirms there won’t be a CGI Chucky running around.

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child's play remake reaction

No one seems to be happy about the Child’s Play remake MGM is in the process of making – especially Don Mancini, the writer and director who has been involved with every Chucky movie in the past. Mancini has vaguely voiced his displeasure with the remake here and there, but now, the filmmaker is opening up about his feelings regarding the remake, and revealing why he declined to accept an executive producer credit on the project.

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