Godzilla vs Kong Streaming Release

Following the recent decision by Warner Bros. Pictures to release Wonder Woman 1984 on HBO Max simultaneously with a theatrical release on Christmas Day, the floodgates are open for more studio blockbusters to take the streaming route. At least that might be the case for some of the big movies that Warner Bros. has waiting in the wings. Word on the streets of Hollywood is that Godzilla vs Kong may be the next major movie to land a streaming deal with HBO Max being the likely recipient. Read More »

jan de bont godzilla

There are so many movie projects that could have been — whole documentaries have been made about some of them, whole cult followings have risen up around axed movies — but every now and then, we get a failed film that might have spared us a little pain in the long run. One such one was Jan de Bont‘s failed Godzilla project, which the Twister and Speed director was developing before Roland Emmerich’s infamously disliked 1998 version.

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godzilla singular point

Another day, another Godzilla anime on Netflix. But wait, before you get down on your haunches and give into your kaiju fatigue again, the latest Godzilla anime, titled Godzilla Singular Point, has a few intriguing things going for it. First, it will be directed by Atsushi Takahashi, a well-established anime director who helmed Doraemon the Movie 2017: Great Adventure in the Antarctic Kachi Kochi. But most exciting of all, it will unite beloved anime studios Bones (the company behind iconic anime like Fullmetal Alchemist and My Hero Academia) and Orange (Beastars) in a series that will combine hand-drawn and CG animation.

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Mondo Comic-Con 2020 day one

There’s no getting around it: Comic-Con is going to be weird this year. Not being able to wander the show floor in San Diego will be a loss for fans who look forward to that experience every year, but in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, the only safe move was to shift the convention to the virtual space instead. Still, one thing remains the same: Mondo will have a bunch of cool shit available to buy if you’ve got some spare cash.

Check out a bunch of that Mondo Comic-Con 2020 merchandise below, including some jigsaw puzzles, and art prints inspired by Batman: The Animated Series, Godzilla, The Dark Knight, Ghostbusters, Bill and Ted’s Excellent AdventureHow to Train Your Dragon, and more. Read More »

Tron Lightcycle Ride

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, take a virtual ride through the TRON Lightcycle Power Run attraction from Shanghai Disneyland and learn some fun facts about it. Plus, get a reminder that the Godzilla movie from 1998 got an animated series that followed it, and watch some clips from some of the best Star Wars sketches that have aired on Saturday Night Live over the years. Read More »

Godzilla vs Kong

Godzilla vs Kong was supposed to arrive in theaters this fall before being pushed back to May of 2021, so the merchandise for the monster movie mash-up is waiting in the wings to be released. In fact, a few listings of upcoming action figures of the two titular kaiju have made their way online, and an image from the back of the packaging has finally given us a proper Godzilla vs Kong first look photo. This monster battle is going to be huge. Read More »

Godzilla: King of the Monsters 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, check out a breakdown of some of the visual effects created for the blockbuster monster movie Godzilla: King of the Monsters. Plus, take a look back at the animated series Freakazoid! that was developed by Steven Spielberg, and finally, listen to Simon Pegg break down his career, from Spaced through Star Trek and beyond. Read More »

Godzilla vs Kong

Most summer blockbusters are PG-13, allowing for the potential audience to be as big as it possibly can be. Studios want families to bring their kids who are old enough, and want adults to have a good time too. So filmmakers often go for a rating that allows them to throw around a bit of profanity, maybe a single f-bomb, just the right amount of sex appeal, and plenty of action. When it comes to Godzilla vs Kong, the action comes in the form of giant monster battles, and not only does the official PG-13 rating for the movie confirm there will be plenty of that, but director Adam Wingard says the reason for the rating is “an understatement.” Read More »

mondo godzilla art

Mondo was set to unveil a monster-sized gallery show at SXSW devoted to Godzilla. And then the coronavirus came to town and stomped all over that plan. But the art still exists, and now it’s coming to the Mondo website starting tomorrow, March 19. Ahead of the official release some of the Mondo Godzilla art has been revealed online, and you can take a look at it below.

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Joker Cinematography Explained

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 the creative decisions behind the cinematography for the box office sensation Joker. Plus, watch as visual effects artists react to Lawnmower Man, Godzilla (1998), Children of Men, and others. And finally, listen as Avengers: Endgame and Dark Waters star Mark Ruffalo breaks down the most memorable characters from his career. Read More »