Movie Explosions vs Real Explosions

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 why real explosions don’t look anywhere near as cool as the kind you see in big Hollywood movies. Plus, find out how the opening sequence from Toy Story 4 was created, from writing to storyboarding to animation. And finally, listen as Schitt’s Creek creator and star Dan Levy answers Vanity Fair’s 35-question Proust Questionnaire. Read More »

2021 Saturday Night Live Hosts

Saturday Night Live made quite the for the show’s 46th season last fall with a whopping six consecutive episodes that took us right through the election. Then they came back for some winter fun throughout December before taking a holiday hiatus. Now the late night sketch series with another five-episode block starting on January 30, and they’re kicking things off with a trio of three first-time hosts, including one who was supposed to host last year before the coronavirus pandemic ruined everything. Read More »

coastal elites trailer

So it’s come to this: a Zoom-style comedy. Coastal Elites is a new “socially distanced comedy” from HBO, and features a cast of famous faces all in their own individual spaces, talking directly to the camera. The series, which was originally conceived for Public Theater in New York before the pandemic got in the way, is described as a comedic satire that “tells contemporary stories of characters breaking down and breaking through as they grapple with politics, culture, and the pandemic.” Watch the trailer below, and check out the very impressive cast.

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coastal elites

The most star-studded group of elites is getting together over Zoom for HBO’s socially distanced comedy Coastal Elites. Created by playwright and screenwriter Paul Rudnick and directed by Jay Roach, Coastal Elites is a scripted quarantine comedy starring Bette MidlerIssa RaeSarah PaulsonDan Levy, and Kaitlyn Dever in a satire that “explores our current world of deeply divided politics and the universal pursuit of human connection.”

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The Boys Season 1 Bloopers Reel

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 lines get flubbed in The Boys season 1 bloopers reel, featuring cast members like Karl Urban, Simon Pegg and more. Plus, enjoy the Fourth of July Fireworks Spectacular from Disney’s Magic Kingdom Park to make up for the fact that a lot of big fireworks shows were canceled this year. And finally, watch The Hollywood Reporter’s comedy actors roundtable with hopeful Emmy contenders like Kumail Nanjiani, Kenan Thompson,and more. Read More »