(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, the best sketch from the season premiere of Saturday Night Live features Ryan Gosling haunted by James Cameron‘s apparent lazy use of a certain default word processor font for the Avatar logo. Plus, a Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 visual effects reel won’t let us unsee how creepy Rocket Raccoon looks without fur (or even skin), and we find out how many times Viggo Mortensen almost died on the set of The Lord of the Rings trilogy. Read More »
Director James Gunn has a special bond with his Guardians of the Galaxy co-star Michael Rooker. Even before the two worked together on Gunn’s directorial debut Slither in 2006, the filmmaker was a fan of the character actor’s work, and since then the two have sparked a bromance. That’s why James Gunn has no problem sharing an embarrassing outtake from the set of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 involving Michael Rooker
Believe it or not, the scene in question features Michael Rooker actually falling asleep in the middle of a take, so much that you can hear him snoring. But in order to talk about this scene, we have to put out a spoiler warning. So if you haven’t seen Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, do not proceed any further. You’ve been warned! Read More »
Even if you didn’t love Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 as much as the original Marvel Studios movie that kicked off the franchise a few years ago, you can’t deny that the opening credits sequence is one of the best of all time.
Fueled by Electric Light Orchestra’s upbeat track “Mr. Blue Sky,” we get to see our ragtag team of cosmic criminals turned heroes take on a battery hungry monster called an abilisk. But that’s all in the background, because the real action comes from the adorable Baby Groot shaking his roots and branches all over the place. That entire scene comes to life in a new 1:10 scale Guardians of the Galaxy 2 diorama from Iron Studios. Check it out below. Read More »
Next week brings Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 to 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray and DVD, which means Marvel fans will be watching it over and over again until Thor: Ragnarok hits theaters. Or at least until the first Avengers: Infinity War trailer arrives. But since the movie has been available on Digital HD since last week, Honest Trailers is here to take some jabs at the movie that they describe as an episode of My Two Dads in space, but with maybe too much laughing from our main characters.
Watch the Guardians of the Galaxy 2 Honest Trailer below to see what they’re talking about. Read More »
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With Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 available now on Digital HD and coming soon to 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray and DVD, you just know the folks at How It Should Have Ended couldn’t resist giving the Marvel Studios sequel a different conclusion.
Though there may not be multiple credits scenes, there are various tangents that the HISHE crew goes on that shake up the kind of trouble our ragtag team of space criminals get themselves into.
Watch How Guardians of the Galaxy 2 Should Have Ended below. Read More »
When the news came that Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 would be arriving on home video this month, director James Gunn teased one wild special feature the likes of which had never been seen on any Marvel Studios movie before. That special feature has now arrived in its entirety online.
James Gunn created a Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2 music video inspired by the original disco song “Guardians Inferno” by a group called The Sneepers, featuring none other than Star-Lord’s fictional father David Hasselhoff. This is a full fledged retro music video created in the same style as real hit disco songs from the 1970s, and it’s so weird and glorious. Watch it below! Read More »
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 is coming home to Digital HD on August 8th, followed by Blu-ray and DVD on August 22nd. That means fans will soon be able to watch the cosmic sequel over and over again, digging for more easter eggs reference the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
One of those easter eggs that fans will surely want to get a closer look at is a particular credits scene that teases whats to come for our heroes in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3, and that’s a credits scene that introduces the Marvel Comics character known as Adam Warlock. However, fans almost didn’t get to see that scene in the final cut of the movie. Thankfully, director James Gunn fought to keep the scene in the movie. Read More »
San Diego Comic-Con is officially over and all the attendees are back home with plenty more things than they came to the convention with. Some lucky attendees with enough time to wait in line for an extended period of time went home with the latest artwork from Mondo. Sadly, that means there’s a lot of great artwork that fans stuck at home won’t be able to get their hands on, but there is at least one offering you can take advantage of outside of the massive convention.
Mondo debuted a new Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 print at SDCC by artist Ken Taylor, and while one of the editions of that print was only available at their booth, there is a timed edition that you can get your hands on as long as you purchase it in the next few days. Check out the Ken Taylor Guardians of the Galaxy 2 print below and find out how to get one. Read More »
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 is still playing in theaters everywhere right now, and if you’re like me, you’ve taken advantage of that a few times by now. But soon, you won’t have to pay the high ticket prices to enjoy the Marvel Studios sequel over and over again.
Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment and Marvel Studios have announced that Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 will arrive on home video in August. Furthermore, one of the formats will be 4K Ultra HD, marking the first time Disney has released one of their movies in that format. Find out more about the Guardians of the Galaxy 2 home video release date below, including one goofy special feature that we can’t wait to see. Read More »
Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets wrapped production back in June 2016, but with a month and a half to go before its release, it looks like it’s still not quite done yet.
Elizabeth Debicki, who was recently seen in another fantastical space romp Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, was just cast in a voice-over role in Luc Besson‘s sci-fi epic. The movie is set to be released at the end of July.
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