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, listen as Pixar Animation creators explain what character rigs are in movies like The Incredibles and how they help bring the movie to life. Plus, let Binging with Babish reveal how to make the delicious biscuits from the Apple TV+ series Ted Lasso. And finally, check out a shot-by-shot breakdown of a tense sequence from Netflix’s I Care A Lot with Rosamund Pike. Read More »
Ever since Rosamund Pike‘s Oscar-nominated turn as “Amazing” Amy Dunne in David Fincher’s Gone Girl, I’ve been hoping she would step back into the fun, pulpy atmosphere of that kind of thriller again. Now, seven years later, it appears that’s finally happening with I Care a Lot, a new film in which she plays a scam artist who preys on elderly people but ends up selecting the wrong target to mess with. And thankfully, it looks like she’s having an absolute blast on screen again. Check out the newest trailer for the film below. Read More »
I did not care for I Care A Lot.
J Blakeson’s tonally deaf and awkward thriller begins by introducing us to Marla (Rosamund Pike), a taut, chilly figure tasked by the court to provide care to those who have fallen through the cracks. Ostensibly a legal guardian, Marla’s true motivation is to exploit the vulnerable, shack them up in assisted living homes while living off the proceeds. When one unstable son (Macon Blair) is unable to visit his mother, their violent and awkward confrontation is dismissed as the cost of doing business.
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