jackass final movie

Johnny Knoxville has pulled his final death-defying prank. The star of the Jackass film series confirmed that the upcoming Jackass 4 will “be his last contribution to the franchise,” essentially guaranteeing it will also be the final Jackass film.

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Eternals Trailer Easter Eggs

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 look at nearly six dozen Easter eggs, callbacks, and comic book references from the first trailer for Marvel’s Eternals. Plus, listen as Zack Snyder breaks down a key scene from his zombie heist movie Army of the Dead. And finally, see what happens when Jackass star Johnny Knoxville goes undercover as himself on YouTube, Instagram, Twitter, and more. Read More »

jackass 4 injuries

Stop me if this surprises you. Merely two days into filming Jackass 4, two of the leads of the daredevil stunt franchise have already been hospitalized with their injuries. Filming has stalled after the leads were injured in a stunt that reportedly involved a moving treadmill and a tuba.

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Captain America - 1990s - History of Marvel 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, take a look at the history of Marvel movies before the Marvel Cinematic Universe came into existence. Plus, Johnny Knoxville does a more extensive breakdown of his most painful injuries from his Jackass career and beyond. Finally, a video essay with some interesting details about Titanic might change the way you watch the movie forever. Read More »

Jackass 4

It’s been eight years since the Jackass crew assembled for their third big screen outing featuring an assembly of insane, vulgar and dangerous stunts. Following the debut of Jackass 3D in 2010, they followed it up with a straight-to-DVD round-up of footage that didn’t make the cut and called it Jackass 3.5. Now that Action Point bombed hard at the box office, it sounds like there’s a chance Johnny Knoxville might go back to the well and get the old gang together for some new shenanigans. Read More »

Justice League - The Problem with DC Action Scenes

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, a video essay pinpoints an apparent problem found in the movies of the DC Extended Universe. Plus, a Gremlins fan theory proposes the idea that Gremlins 2: The New Batch actually takes place after some kind of apocalyptic event where Gremlins took over the world, and Johnny Knoxville breaks down some of his most dangerous and painful stunts. Read More »

Guardians of the Galaxy Easter Eggs

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, a video essay explores the symbolism and significance of the excessive loss of limbs throughout the Star Wars saga. Plus, a new Guardians of the Galaxy Easter eggs round up adds some new discoveries you might have missed, and a featurette recollects one of the stunts Johnny Knoxville did while shooting Action Park that had an unexpected side effect. Read More »

Action Point trailer

Johnny Knoxville hasn’t been in a theatrical movie since 2013’s Bad Grandpa, but now the former Jackass star is getting back to his daredevil ways in a brand new film. It’s called Action Point, and it’s loosely based on a very real (and very dangerous) theme park that operated in New Jersey. Check out the Action Point trailer below, and learn more about the bizarre water park that inspired the movie.
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Half Magic Trailer

Heather Graham makes her directorial debut with Half Magic, a comedy starring Graham, The Office‘s Angela Kinsey and Brooklyn Nine-Nine‘s Stephanie Beatriz. The actresses play free friends who decide to rebel against sexism and bad relationships through a series of wild adventures. Many standard comedy movie beats seemingly follow. Watch the Half Magic trailer below.

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Johnny Knoxville is Planning a Trip to ‘Action Park’

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I was never a huge fan of Jackass, but I’d be lying if I said I didn’t get it. Because I totally get it – there’s something special about performers who are literally willing to put their personal safety on the line for a gag and there’s an invisible cord connecting the Jackass crew to the likes of Buster Keaton and Harold Lloyd. They literally suffered for their art, pushing themselves to physical extremes for the sake of a laugh. It’s stupid and insane and immature and it may, somehow, loop back around on itself and become high art.

So the news that Jackass headliner Johnny Knoxville is planning a movie that will involve him getting battered by unsafe theme park rides has me intrigued, mainly because I wonder with morbid curiosity if this will be the project that finally does him in.

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