darkwing duck reboot

Darkwing Duck reboot is destined for streaming service Disney+, and hopefully, it’ll be really gritty and violent (it won’t). The original show ran from 1991-1992 and featured Drake Mallard/Darkwing Duck as he balanced his home life with his crimefighting. While the series was assumed by everyone (including me) to be a spin-off of DuckTales, creator Tad Stones said in 2016 that he believes the shows exist in different universes, because nothing makes sense anymore. That said, Darkwing Duck appeared as a character in the recent DuckTales reboot, so I guess they do exist in the same universe now? Maybe? Someone help me here.

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Back to the Future Reimagined

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, Universal Pictures released a montage of scenes from the original Back to the Future as interpreted and recreated by various artists in different mediums. Plus, watch the recent hour-long episode of Disney XD’s DuckTales featuring Darkwing Duck in its entirety for free. And finally, listen to a chat about the making of the video game documentary Console Wars with the filmmakers. Read More »

Captain America The First Avenger - Red Skull Concept Art

What new villain is coming to the third season of the Runaways on Hulu? What did Spider-Man do in Toronto that the police had to call out? Is DuckTales‘ new version of Darkwing Duck making fun of Zack Snyder a bit? How would you like an Infinity Gauntlet that held dipping sauces? Are you ready for a new Jessica Jones trailer tomorrow? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »

The Predator Recap

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, get caught up on the Predator franchise before the latest installment arrives in theaters this week. Plus, meet the man behind the voice of Winnie the Pooh (and Tigger too), and watch the pitch for Paul Feig‘s thriller A Simple Favor starring Blake Lively and Anna Kendrick. Read More »

Darkwing Duck Action Figures

Funko has been churning out endless amounts of their POP Vinyl figures for pretty much every facet of pop culture, but they’ve also been expanding their toys and collectibles to less stylized action figures. For their latest endeavor, they’re reaching back into some of Disney’s most beloved animated shows from the 1990s.

In November, Funko will be releasing a series of action figures from DuckTales, Darkwing Duck, TalesSpin and Chip ‘n’ Dale’s Rescue Rangers as part of their new Disney Afternoon Collection. Check out the first figures in this collection below. Read More »

Darkwing Duck on DuckTales

This weekend brings the premiere of the new DuckTales animated series to Disney XD. It’s a new spin on the fan favorite show from the 1990s featuring the globe-trotting adventures of Scrooge McDuck and his three nephews Huey, Dewey and Louie, this time brought to life by the voices of David Tennant, Danny Pudi, Ben Schwartz and Bobby Moynihan.

Along with the new spin of the same characters, it turns out DuckTales will do something that the original series never did before. As we learned last fall, despite sharing the characters Launchpad McQuack and Gizmoduck, DuckTales and the other anthropomorphic duck animated series Darkwing Duck took place in different universes. But when it comes to the new DuckTales series, that won’t be the case. Find out more below. Read More »

Darkwing Duck Connected to DuckTales

Let’s get dangerous. That’s the tagline uttered by the caped crusader known as Darkwing Duck. The crimefighting mallard hit the airwaves in the early 90s, shortly after Disney’s other duck-centric animated series DuckTales went off the air and headed into theaters with its own movie, DuckTales: Treasure of the Lost Lamp. Since both the shows hailed from Disney, had anthropomorphic ducks, and shared two characters, many assumed that Darkwing Duck was a spin-off of DuckTales. However, the creator of Darkwing Duck has just confirmed that’s not the case.

So why isn’t Darkwing Duck connected to DuckTales? Find out after the jump. Read More »

The 20 Best Saturday Morning Cartoons of All Time

The Best Saturday Morning Cartoons

It’s the end of an era, and the Saturday Morning Cartoon is officially dead. So I thought now would be the perfect time to take a look back at the best Saturday Morning Cartoons. Hit the jump to find out the 20 best Saturday morning cartoons of all time, according to me. I have even included the opening credits song (whenever available) so that you can take a trip back in time to revisit the pop culture that owned the saturday mornings of our childhoods.

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Family Matters

Didn’t get enough jokes on April Fools Day 2013? Here’s one of the better batches that popped up, on Funny or Die. The comedy site jumped on — or attacked — the Veronica Mars bandwagon and made Kickstarter pitch videos for movies based on classic ’90s TV shows. Shows like Sliders, Family Matters, Darkwing Duck, Wings and Dinosaurs. Check out the videos below. Read More »

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Page 2

What is Page 2? Page 2 is a compilation of stories and news tidbits, which for whatever reason, didn’t make the front page of /Film. After the jump we’ve included 26 different items, fun images, videos, casting tidbits, articles of interest and more. It’s like a mystery grab bag of movie web related goodness. If you have any interesting items that we might’ve missed that you think should go in /Film’s Page 2 – email us!

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