Evolution of Pixar Animation

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, see how the movement and expressions of the film of Pixar Animation have evolved over the years to allow for lifelike characters. Plus, find out how movies like Aliens, Jurassic Park, and more. are being adapted into complex and engaging board games. And finally, listen as comedians like Roy Wood Jr., Lil Rel Howery, Luenell, Ms. Pat, Donnell Rawlings, Sinbad look back on the major Black comedians who influence their careers. Read More »

Hollyweed

This weekend brings the premiere of Kevin Smith‘s latest movie, Yoga Hosers, at the Sundance Film Festival, the place where his career was launched. But news of Smith widening his work in television has also arrived this weekend, and it doesn’t involve comic books or Jay and Silent Bob.

Kevin Smith has written, directed and starred in a new comedy series called Hollyweed that he shot on spec and he will begin shopping around a completed episode sometime in the near future. Find out more about the show after the jump! Read More »