Cruella Sequel

Cruella has barely spent a whole week at the box office and on Disney+ Premier Access, but apparently that’s enough for the House of Mouse to already begin development on a sequel. The origin story of 101 Dalmatians villain Cruella de Vil put Emma Stone in the shoes of the maniac who once wanted to skin the titular dogs to make a fur coat. But this new approach has put the ferocious fashionista on a bit of a different trajectory, at least for the time being, and Disney wants her story to continue. Read More »

Cruella Scene Breakdown

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, listen as director Craig Gillespie breaks down the scene where Emma Stone takes on the form of the titular character in Disney’s Cruella. Plus, check out Adam Savage‘s Beskar spear prop replica inspired by The Mandalorian and created for his upcoming cosplay ensemble. And finally, watch The Hollywood Reporter’s comedy roundtable with Pete Davidson, Ed Helms, Chris Redd, Lamorne Morris, Ted Danson, and more. Read More »

Cruella Sequel Ideas

Cruella may not have opened as big at the box office as A Quiet Place Part II, but it’s clear the origin story of the 101 Dalmatians villain already has plenty of big fans. If you’re among the masses looking to get more of Emma Stone as the rebellious fashionista, you’ll be happy to hear that director Craig Gillespie already has some ideas about what he’d like to see from a Cruella sequel. Read More »

Evolution of Artificial Intelligence in Movies

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 artificial intelligence has evolved in movies over the years, from the classic film Metropolis through The Terminator, Blade Runner, Her and beyond. Plus, see how The SnyderVerse approach to DC Comics compares to the films of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. And finally, listen as Emma Stone recites Steve Martin‘s famous profanity-laden rant from Planes, Trains & Automobiles. Read More »

Mortal Kombat Sound Effects

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 how the sounds of blood and gore were created for the violent video game adaptation Mortal Kombat. Plus, see how the Disney villain  Cruella de Vil has evolved from her debut in the animated classic 101 Dalmatians. And finally, see what happens when A Quiet Place Part II star Emily Blunt sits down to take a lie detector test. Read More »

Cruella Soundtrack Featurette

Disney’s Cruella doesn’t arrive until next week, but the film’s score and soundtrack are available now for your listening pleasure. This isn’t your average whimsical Disney score with uplifting songs about love and adventure. Instead, Cruella comes with a rockin’ soundtrack inspired by London in the 1970s, so we get jams from Queen, The Clash, Blondie, Electric Light Orchestra, Nina Simone and more.

A new Cruella music featurette dives into the impressive roster of songs you’ll hear in the movie along with some new footage. Read More »

Poor Things Cast Mark Ruffalo

Poor Things, the latest from The Favourite director Yorgos Lanthimos, has added Mark Ruffalo to its cast. Ruffalo joins Emma Stone and Willem Dafoe in the movie, which is based on the novel by Alasdair Gray and described as a re-imagining of Frankenstein. In Poor Things, the Frankenstein Monster-inspired character has been replaced with “Bella Baxter – a beautiful young erotomaniac brought back to life with the brain of an infant.”

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Cruella Reviews

Cruella doesn’t seem to be high on anyone’s must-see list as we kick off a quiet blockbuster summer. But if the early buzz is any indicator, we’re sleeping on what could end up being one of the best live-action Disney movies inspired by one of their animated classics. The movie stars Emma Stone as the young version of 101 Dalmatians villain Cruella de Vil, when she was an up and coming fashionista with an axe to grind, and apparently it’s wickedly fun, packed with style, and supremely entertaining.

Get the early buzz from the first Cruella reviews on social media below. Read More »

cruella clips

Cruella, a movie whose very existence continues to baffle me, is headed to theaters and Disney+ with Premiere Access very soon. As we get closer and closer to the Emma Stone film, Disney has gone ahead and put movie tickets for the movie on sale. They’re always making it possible to pre-order the film on Disney+, in case that’s something you want to do. On top of all that, there are three new clips you can watch below.

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Florence and the Machine Cruella Song

Cruella de Vil is coming back to the big screen, but this time we’re finding out how the notorious dognapper actually became the 101 Dalmatians villain. Cruella has Emma Stone (La La Land) playing a young version of the future fur fashionista, and she’ll be accompanied by a new original song by the Grammy-nominated Florence and The Machine. Hear the song below, along with some new footage from Cruella. Read More »