The Making of Sesame Street

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 the musical crew of Sesame Street livens up the ABCs with new iterations pretty much every single season. Plus, learn the history of The Joker before the Batman villain’s origin movie arrives in theaters this weekend, and see a much more accurate trailer for the Downton Abbey movie as portrayed by Saturday Night Live. Read More »

Star-Lord Cosplay

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, former Mythbusters co-host Adam Savage is an expert cosplayer, and in an extensive video, he reveals how he created an incredible Star-Lord costume inspired by Guardians of the Galaxy. Plus, take a closer look at the visual toolbox of signature shots used by director Wes Anderson, and listen as the Downton Abbey cast review Maggie Smith‘s most memorable moments from from the show. Read More »

downton abbey featurette

In case you haven’t been keeping up with the Crawley’s in the Emmy Award-winning British period soap Downton Abbey, a new Downton Abbey featurette is here to remind you of who’s who ahead of the feature film. And you’re going to have to keep a little more in your head than simply referring to Hugh Bonneville as “Mr. Downton.” Watch the new Downton Abbey featurette below.

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Rambo 5 - Sylvester Stallone

In this edition of Sequel Bits:

  • Robert Rodriguez would be interested in directing an Alita sequel.
  • Rambo: Last Blood might not take the “last” part of its title literally.
  • Shaft director Tim Story wants to make another Shaft movie, presumably just called Shaft again.
  • Shocking! Two Harry Potter actors who don’t have very big careers now would like to come back for more Harry Potter.
  • While training for Bond 25, Daniel Craig shows off his muscles, and leg injury.
  • There’s a Descendants 3! You must watch the trailer. No excuses.
  • Downton Abbey character posters are posh as hell.
  • The Sopranos prequel movie has wrapped.

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downton abbey trailer full

Downton Abbey, the series some will forever think of as Downtown Abbey, is headed to the big screen. Most of the cast of the original series will return to once again tell the story of the Crawley family and the servants who work for them in an Edwardian English country house. This is bound to be the take-mom-to-the-movies event of the year! Grab a cup of tea and watch the Downton Abbey trailer below.

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Downton Abbey Movie Cast

We already know that one of the most distinctly British shows ever created is coming to the big screen, but new details have emerged as cameras begin to roll.

Downton Abbey captivated viewers for years, and now production has begun on a film that will continue the story of those involved with fictional Yorkshire country estate between the years of 1912 and 1926. In addition to all your favorite cast members reprising their small screen roles, Focus Features has announced a few new faces joining the Downton Abbey movie cast. Read More »

Downton Abbey movie

Ready to reunite with the Crawley family? Three years after coming to an end, the Emmy-winning drama series Downton Abbey is being resurrected for a feature. The original cast members are coming back to reprise their roles, and Oscar-winner Julian Fellowes, who created the series, wrote the movie’s screenplay. And this won’t just be a made-for-TV follow-up: this is a full-fledged theatrical event. Read more about the Downton Abbey movie below. Read More »

Luther (1)

While a lot of your favorite American shows go on hiatus for the holidays (see you in 2016, How to Get Away With MurderEmpire, The Walking Dead…), your favorite British shows aren’t going anywhere. In fact, they come bearing gifts in the form of specials.

Downton Abbey is returning for a Christmas special, which serves as the series finale, while Luther has condensed what was supposed to be its fourth season into a single three-hour special. Watch trailers for both after the jump.  Read More »

Downton Abbey

Downton Abbey is preparing to open its doors to you one last time. Ahead of the show’s final season premiere, ITV has unveiled a new trailer hinting at bittersweet endings for the Crawleys and their devoted staff. Watch the Downton Abbey final season trailer after the jump. Read More »

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Downton Abbey ending

UPDATE: This news originally ran on Monday but there’s a new twist. A movie has now been mentioned as a possibly. Read more below.

For me, Downton Abbey just kind of happened. I’d heard some chatter about this British period drama people were raving about and, one night, I just popped the pilot on via Netflix. Instantly, I was hooked. The sharp writing, the dynamic characters and fascinating juxtaposition of a wealthy family and their servants had everything you could want in television: humor, suspense, romance, you name it. I’ve been a fan ever since and I’m not ashamed to say I’ve shed a tear or two at the show.

That’ll likely happen again next year. Word has come down that season six, which will air later this year in the United Kingdom before airing on PBS in the States in January 2016, will be the final season of Downton Abbey. Read More »