Black-ish Spin-Off Old-ish

The ABC sitcom Black-ish starring Anthony Anderson and Tracee Ellis Ross is the gift that keeps on giving. Not only is the show heading into its seventh season in October with an animated election special leading the way, but it’s about to add a third spin-off to the slate of shows that have grown out of the family comedy series.

Old-ish is in development at ABC, and it will follow Earl “Pops” Johnson and Ruby Johnson, the elder members of the Johnson family at the center of the show. Laurence Fishburne and Jenifer Lewis play the grandparents on the series, and they’ll be reprising their roles in the new show. Read More »

the matrix 4 morpheus

The Matrix 4 has resumed filming in Germany after production was forced to halt due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Star Keanu Reeves and the rest of the cast and crew will be returning to shoot the long-awaited sequel, but there will be one former franchise cast member who confirmed that he won’t be back. Laurence Fisburne, who played the pivotal revolutionary leader Morpheus in The Matrix and its two sequels, revealed that he wasn’t invited to reprise his role in the fourth Matrix film.

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Contagion PSAs

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 cast of Steven Soderbergh‘s pandemic drama Contagion has delivered a set of PSAs about how to stop the spread of coronavirus. Plus, a video essay takes a look at the symbols and motifs of the Best Picture winner Parasite to express the film’s powerful thematic elements, and Parks & Recreation star Nick Offerman runs through everything he does in a day. Read More »

FreeRayshawn trailer

Quibi, the upcoming mobile-only streaming platform that’s offering its content in short bursts (aka “quick bites”), has been making headlines for its outlandish show concepts, like one in which model/actress/internet celebrity Chrissy Teigen serves as a court judge or a cooking show in which blindfolded contestants are shot in the face with the foods they must use to win the competition. But Quibi is making its own movies, too – and they’ve hired some top talent to participate.

Check out the trailer for one of the streaming service’s first “movies in chapters” called #FreeRayshawn, which is executive produced by Antoine Fuqua (Training Day) and stars Stephan James (Homecoming) and Laurence Fishburne (The Matrix). Read More »

They've Gotta Have Us - David Oyelowo

The history of Hollywood has been chronicled endlessly in various kinds of feature and television documentaries. But Ava DuVernay‘s film collective ARRAY is getting a little more specific with a new documentary series called They’ve Gotta Have Us, focusing on art, activism and race as it pertains to black cinema in Hollywood. The series features an assembly of some of the most influential black actors, actresses, writers and directors over the years, all talking about the evolution of black cinema and its major milestones. See some of them in the They’ve Gotta Have Us trailer below. Read More »

Running with the Devil Trailer

It feels like there are almost as many movies about drug trafficking as there are drugs on the streets, and one more is getting ready to hit theaters and VOD. But Running with the Devil is a little more special than your average crime thriller, because it stars Nicolas Cage and Laurence Fisburne as two pieces of a big drug trafficking organization that is on the verge of being torn apart. This is the kind of movie where characters are known only as The Boss, The Cook and The Man. Watch the Running with the Devil trailer below for a taste of the product. Read More »

John Wick TV show

There are two kinds of people in the world: those who think the John Wick movies are just action movies and those who think the John Wick movies are a feverish pinnacle of pop culture art that we will explore and study for years to come. I’ve gone on record as being part of the latter.

A new image from John Wick 3 (or John Wick 3: Parabellum, as it is apparently titled) has arrived online and it caters specifically to Wick nerds like me. There’s not a gun or a Keanu Reeves in sight. Just the promise of a meeting between two very dangerous men.

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ant-man and the wasp featurette

Ant-Man and the Wasp is one of Marvel’s lightest, most laid-back movies in recent memory. And that’s not a bad thing. The film is low on stakes and big on funny set pieces and action scenes. A new Ant-Man and the Wasp featurette highlights some of the film’s special effects and action beats, giving you a taste of what to expect from the latest MCU entry.

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Ant-Man and the Wasp Trailer Breakdown

A new Ant-Man and the Wasp trailer debuted today, and for those still reeling from the heavy events of Avengers: Infinity War, it appears this Marvel Studios sequel will do exactly what the first film did following Avengers: Age of Ultron: allow some levity and fun to permeate the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

Marvel is looking to deliver a good time later this summer with the titular pint-sized superheroes played by Paul Rudd and Evangeline Lilly teaming up, but there are still plenty of details to sift through in this sequel. In our Ant-Man and the Wasp trailer breakdown, we take a closer look at all the action, point out some key details you might have missed, and try to figure out what’s going on.

Read our full Ant-Man and the Wasp trailer breakdown below. Read More »

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where were ant-man and the wasp during infinity war

Ant-Man and the Wasp will have their own movie in theaters very soon. But if you were hoping the characters would make an appearance in Avengers: Infinity War, you’re out of luck. If you left the theater over the weekend thinking, “Where were Ant-Man and the Wasp during Infinity War?”, a new video is here to echo your thoughts. In a new Ant-Man and the Wasp video below, some famous people are wondering the very same thing.

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