Hypnotism 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, find out how realistic hypnotism is in movies like Get Out and Now You See Me, as well as television shows like Friends and The Simpsons. Plus, see how well the cast of Harry Potter can explain the franchise in just one-minute. And finally, listen to Netflix comedians like Ali Wong, Hasan Minhaj, Russell Peters, and more talk about their Asian backgrounds. Read More »

The Morning Show season 2

In this edition of TV Bits:

  • The AppleTV+ series The Morning Show has found a new cast member
  • Watch the trailer for HBO’s Tiger, chronicling the rise and fall of golf icon Tiger Woods
  • Emily in Paris is getting a second season on Netflix
  • If you like comedian Jeff Dunham, we have very good news
  • LEGO Masters is coming back to Fox for season 2
  • And more!

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Netflix Comedians Check in with Neal Brennan

Plenty of industries are hurting because of the coronavirus pandemic, and that includes entertainment. But while movies and TV shows are starting to get back into production, live stand-up comedy shows are still mostly non-existent because gathering a bunch of people in a single room to open their mouths and guffaw incessantly isn’t the smartest movie when there’s a contagious virus kicking around. But Netflix recently put together a little video to hold us over with some of their biggest comedy stars.

Netflix asked comedian Neal Brennan to check in with some of his fellow comics like Adam Sandler, Kevin Hart, Amy Schumer, Tig Notaro, John Mulaney, Chris Rock, Jerry Seinfeld, Tiffany Haddish, David Letterman, Wanda Sykes, Sarah Silverman, Steve Martin, and many more. Brennan wanted to provide some levity not just for the comedians stuck at home without an audience, but also for their fans who miss seeing the on stage, so he asks them all about their favorite jokes, comics, previous jobs, and more. Read More »

Reno 911! Part 2

In this edition of TV Bits:

  • Watch the trailer for Reno 911! Part 2 on Quibi
  • Hasan Minhaj‘s Patriot Act canceled at Netflix
  • Stranger Things 4 won’t be the final season
  • Warrior Nun renewed for second season
  • Ozark season 4 details
  • And more!

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Hasan Minhaj Leaving The Daily Show

The Daily Show is a career launcher for comedians with such famous alums like Ed Helms, Rob Corddry, Steve Carell, Stephen Colbert, John Oliver, Samantha Bee, Jessica Williams, Kristen Schaal, Jason Jones, Larry Wilmore, Wyatt Cenac, and even Michael Che coming through the show. Now correspondent Hasan Minhaj is graduating from the news satire program to get his own show, but not before offering one last solution to one of America’s biggest problems: MoviePass. Read More »

the spy who dumped me clip

The Spy Who Dumped Me may not be the most buzzed-about movie of the summer, but the comedy looks like it could be a lot of fun. In a new Spy Who Dumped Me clip, stars Mila Kunis and Kate McKinnon hop in a cab to get away from some gun-toting guys on motorcycles. Action and jokes about smoking meth follow. Watch the Spy Who Dumped Me clip below.

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Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee New Season Trailer

You might remember hearing in January of last year that Netflix had struck a huge deal with Jerry Seinfeld for a couple of new comedy specials and the rights to the entire library of the documentary talk show Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee. That deal also included a plan for new episodes to stream exclusively on Netflix, and they’re finally arriving in the Netflix library next month.

A new Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee trailer shows off all the new episodes coming to Netflix in July, and they include Jerry Seinfeld cruising around with Kate McKinnon, Ellen DeGeneres, Hasan Minhaj, Dana Carvey, Neil Brennan, Tracy Morgan, Brian Regan, Alec Baldwin, Zach Galifinakis, John Mulaney, Dave Chappelle and the late comedy legend Jerry LewisRead More »

the spy who dumped me trailer

Kate McKinnon and Mila Kunis are best friends caught up in a dangerous spy game in the very funny The Spy Who Dumped Me trailer. This action-comedy looks to use McKinnon and Kunis’ individual comic stylings to great effect, and throws in a heavy dose of action to boot. Watch the trailer below.

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TV Bits Kenneth Lonergan

In this edition of TV bits:

  • Seth Rogen has yet another TV project in the works
  • Manchester By The Sea director Kenneth Lonergan will make more films for Amazon
  • Speaking of Amazon, they’re going to be making their first animated series for adults
  • The Daily Show’s Hasan Minhaj gets his own Netflix talk show
  • Transparent will probably not return this year due to Jeffery Tambor‘s firing

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