Christopher Nolan Directing James Bond

Christopher Nolan is one of the most acclaimed blockbuster filmmakers in the game, and he has a vibe that sometimes feels a little stuffy, even if he’s not necessarily cold in real life. For example, many were shocked to learn that Nolan is a huge fan of the goofy comedy MacGruber, so much that he even sent an e-mail wishing luck to everyone when production on Peacock’s sequel series pilot began. Now we’re learning that Nolan likes his junk food action cinema too, because he’s admitted to liking the Fast ad Furious movies, especially the original from 2001. Read More »

Physics of Fast and Furious Stunts

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, a physicist takes a close look at how unbelievable some of the stunts in the Fast and Furious franchise really are. Plus, Disney+ features The Nightmare Before Christmas in their new fun factoid web series The Deets, and Adam Savage builds a prop replica of Ray Stantz’s Ecto Goggles from the original Ghostbusters. Read More »

Fast and Furious Franchise Ending

Back in February this year, when we couldn’t even comprehend that our entire year was going to be ruined, Vin Diesel talked about the likelihood of ending the Fast and Furious franchise with Fast 10. However, rather than being one final movie, the franchise star and producer floated the idea of creating a two-part finale, not unlike the end of franchises like Harry Potter, The Hunger Games, and Twilight. Now that plan has been confirmed by Universal Pictures, and Justin Lin will be at the helm of both of the final installments of the multi-billion dollar franchise. Read More »

Fast and Furious: Spy Racers Season 2 Trailer

Thanks to the coronavirus pandemic, you won’t get to see Dominic Toretto and his high-speed crew back on the big screen and Fast and Furious 9 until next year. But thankfully, Netflix has a consolation prize in the form of new adventures with Dom’s cousin, Tony Torretto, in the second season of the animated series Fast and Furious: Spy Racers. Unfortunately, it does not feature Vin Diesel‘s recently released single. What’s that? You haven’t heard that Vin Diesel was making music? Prepare yourself. Read More »

movies leaving peacock

NBCUniversal’s new streaming service Peacock officially launched this week to little fanfare. And with equally little fanfare, Peacock’s biggest movies — including the Jurassic Park and Matrix franchises — are quickly leaving the service.

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f9 in space

We’ve joked about it time and time again: what if Fast and Furious went to space? After all, the action franchise has escalated so far beyond the bounds of its gritty street racing beginnings — the latest films have basically turned them into world class superspies — so why not? Well, after eight films of NOS, bank heists, and sending cars flying out of airplanes, Fast and Furious may finally be going supersonic. Fast and Furious star Ludacris, who has starred in six of the films including the upcoming ninth installment, hints that F9 might be going to…outer space.

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Making of Rick and Morty

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 about certain animation challenges that have popped up throughout the four seasons of Rick and Morty on Adult Swim. Plus, Patrick (H) Willems gets economical by doing a video essay follow-up to six previous videos about Cats, Michael Bay, music biopics, and more. Finally, go on a virtual ride of The Incredicoaster from Pixar Pier at Disneyland and learn some trivia about the theme park attraction. Read More »

Hobbs and Shaw VFX

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, visual effects house DNEG provides a look at the work they did on the Fast and Furious spin-off Hobbs & Shaw. Plus, an air crash investigator breaks down a variety of airplane crashes from movies like The Dark Knight Rises, Final Destination, and more. Finally, Futurama voice star John DiMaggio reviews fan impressions of the character’s he plays. Read More »

Fast and Furious LEGO Set

LEGO has struck a deal with Universal Pictures and the Fast and Furious franchise to bring new playsets to life inspired by the wild action movies starring Vin Diesel. Right out of the gate, LEGO is knocking it out of the park with a new LEGO Technic set of Dom’s Dodge Charger, the trademark muscle car with a V8 engine, double-wishbone suspension, a wheelie bar, and the always helpful nitro in the trunk. Get a look at the first Fast and Furious LEGO set below. Read More »

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Fast 10 Split in Two

Dominic Toretto can’t live his life a quarter mile at a time anymore after finding out he has a son in The Fate of the Furious. But that’s not stopping Vin Diesel from flying by the seat of his pants and hoping to turn Fast 10, which was meant to be the end of The Fast Saga, into a two-part finale as a reward for the fans who have stuck with this franchise for nearly 20 years now. Read More »