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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, watch a video essay that dives into the filmography of Robert Zemeckis and how the director became too obsessed with the tools he wanted to use for filmmaking and lost quality storytelling in the process. Plus, see The Witcher star Henry Cavill break down a fight sequence the Netflix’s adaptation of the fantasy novels and video game series, and check out some amusing bloopers from the Disney+ series from High School Musical: The Musical. Read More »

henry cavill reads the witcher

As I write this, it’s Friday, it’s late in the day, and we’re all ready for the weekend to get here. None of us much feels like doing anything that requires real effort at the moment, so my advice is to just kick back and relax. And what could be more relaxing than having professional handsome man Henry Cavill read The Witcher? The actor, who stars in the upcoming Netflix Witcher series, sat down to read some passages from a Witcher book.

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Superman's black suit

Before we begin: in the spirit of the holiday season, can we all agree to not turn this into a debate about whether the Snyder Cut will ever be seen commercially? Cool. Now, on with the story.

Zack Snyder frequently shares images from his planned version of Justice League on Vero, his social media platform of choice. Most of them are of little consequence to anyone outside the most ardent fans and supporters of Snyder’s vision, but particular image has floated above that and into the level of being potentially interesting to the rest of the fan community as well. Check out the photo of actor Henry Cavill wearing Superman’s black suit below.
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the witcher trailer final

The Witcher is a week away from working his magic on us all, which means its time for one final trailer. Henry Cavill stars in the new Netflix series based on the fantasy book series of the same name, and it’s pretty clear the streaming service is hoping that this becomes their Game of Thrones. This is certainly the biggest trailer yet, emphasizing scale, special effects, and lots of shots of Henry Cavill looking very, very serious. Watch the final The Witcher trailer below.

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the witcher characters

Henry Cavill, Henry Cavill’s wig, and Henry Cavill’s abs all star in The Witcher, Netflix’s new show based on the fantasy book series of the same name. The show drops on the streaming service this month, and ahead of its release, some new featurettes have arrived to introduce us to some of The Witcher characters. Cavill’s Geralt of Rivia is front and center, but you’ll also see videos for Yennefer of Vengerberg, played by Anya Chalotra, and Princess Cirilla, played by Freya Allan.

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Henry Cavill Superman BVS

Over the past year and a half, there’s been lots of confusion about whether or not actor Henry Cavill would return to play Superman again. But in a new interview, Cavill himself says the part is still his and that he hasn’t hung up his red cape once and for all – and he laid out what he wants to do during the rest of his tenure as the character.  Read More »

The Witcher season 2

There’s still more than a month until the first season of Netflix’s new Game of Thrones-style fantasy series The Witcher debuts, but the streaming service apparently likes what they’ve seen so far, because they’ve already given the show a second season.

Showrunner Lauren S. Hissrich confirmed the news on Twitter this morning, sharing that Geralt (Henry Cavill), Yennefer (Anya Chalotra), and Ciri (Freya Allan) will return for more adventures in a second season. Read More »

the witcher trailer new

A new look at bewigged Henry Cavill as Geralt of Rivia is here with the trailer for The Witcher. The Netflix show adapts the fantasy series into a big, special-effects filled epic that will hopefully up to fan expectations. Cavill’s character is a monster hunter struggling to find his place in the world, and dealing with all sorts of fantasy shenanigans along the way. Watch The Witcher trailer below.

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night hunter trailer new

Henry Cavill is (was?) Superman, but that won’t stop him from popping-up in low-budget action flicks destined for DirecTV. Cavill stars in Night Hunter, an action flick that also features Ben Kingsley – another actor who is forever lending his talents to these types of endeavors. In Night Hunter, Cavill and Kingsley play two guys dealing with a murderer who has concocted an elaborate game…of death! Watch the Night Hunter trailer below.

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the witcher comic-con

Henry Cavill and his glorious wig entered the spotlight during The Witcher Comic-Con panel. The Netflix adaptation of the fantasy series and its massively popular video game adaptations stars Cavill as monster hunter Geralt of Rivia, with Witcher creator Andrzej Sapkowski serving as creative consultant on the show. We were in the audience during The Witcher Comic-Con panel, and got a front row seat to what the Netflix fantasy series has in store.

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