Lovecraft Country Canceled

Our HBO overlords giveth and they taketh away. Hot on the heels of the first look at Day One of shooting on The Last of Us, the cable network will not be renewing Lovecraft Country for a second season, which is sure to be a surprise for a whole lot of the show’s fans. Read More »

Lovecraft Country season 2

The first season of Lovecraft Country moved at breakneck speed, with showrunner Misha Green often putting as much plot in a single episode as other showrunners would in an entire season of a different show. Season 1 seemed to have a concrete ending, but HBO is excited about the possibilities for a potential second season.

During the Television Critics Association press tour, HBO and HBO Max chief content officer Casey Bloys said Green and a small team of writers are currently coming up with a take for Lovecraft Country season 2, and he’s “hopeful” they will end up generating a story worth telling.
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Ghostbusters Storyboard Comparison

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, see how storyboards for a scene from Ghostbusters compare to what ended up in the theatrical cut of the movie. Plus, listen and learn from Shazam! and Annabelle: Creation director David F. Sandberg as he explains how cuts can be used as visual effects in movies. And finally, hear what Michael K. Williams has to say as he looks back at his career, from The Wire to Lovecraft Country and more. Read More »

Lovecraft Country episode 4 streaming

Can’t wait until Sunday for the next episode of Lovecraft Country? Well, you’re in luck. The fantastic HBO series dropped its next installment early – today, in fact. That’s right – you can now find Lovecraft Country episode 4 streaming on HBO Max. The reasoning behind this is unclear, but it’s either because we’re approaching a holiday weekend, or because HBO Max subscriber numbers have been a bit soft, and WarnerMedia wants to give people more incentives to sign up.

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lovecraft country sanctum

One of the most praised elements of HBO’s Lovecraft Country is its interweaving of America’s racist legacy with the cosmic horror of H.P. Lovecraft, resulting in a series that gracefully and powerfully tackles racism in the past and today. So HBO’s next step in tapping into the popularity of its new sci-fi horror series is to…turn it into a VR experience?

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David weighs the risk and reward to see Tenent in theater while Jeff raves about #SLASHTAG, the hashtag used to recommend movies to the whole gang.
For the feature of the week, David, Devindra, and Jeff are joined by Roxana Hadadi to review Boys State. See what this winner of Sundance Documentary Grand Jury, directed and produced by Jesse Moss and Amanda McBaine, has to says about our politics today.

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lovecraft country episode 1

Lovecraft Country is one of this year’s must-see TV shows, and if you’re still on the fence, or if you have yet to subscribe to HBO, here’s something that might interest you: a free episode. Specifically, the first episode of the series, which can now be watched for free on HBO, HBO Max, and YouTube – right now. So stop whatever you’re doing and check it out. It’s worth it, trust me on this.

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lovecraft country trailer

Lovecraft Country just made its debut last night and it’s already on its way to being HBO’s new genre TV series sensation. If the buzz for the horror series produced by Misha Green, J.J. Abrams, and Jordan Peele couldn’t be high enough, HBO has dropped a “season ahead” trailer giving us a sneak peek at the coming episodes of Lovecraft Country, and the occult mysteries that are in store.

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lovecraft country featurette

Lovecraft Country grapples with horrors both cosmic and real in the upcoming HBO series, which blends Lovecraftian horror with the disturbing racism of 1950s America. But the new HBO series from executive producers Misha Green, J.J. Abrams, and Jordan Peele, is more than just about the terrors that lurk around every corner in Jim Crow America. At its core, it’s a story about family, according to star Jurnee Smollett in a new Lovecraft Country featurette released ahead of the show’s highly anticipated debut. Smollett is joined by Jonathan MajorsMichael Kenneth Williams, and Abbey Lee to speak about their characters and their journeys through Lovecraft Country. Watch the featurette below

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/Filmcast Ep. 579 – She Dies Tomorrow

She Dies Tomorrow trailer

David, Devindra, and Jeff discuss buying, renting, and waiting for Mulan on Disney Plus. Find out why only one of the co-hosts got a sneak peek of the new Lovecraft Country show. For the feature review, the cast watches She Dies Tomorrow, a film written and directed by Amy Seimetz.
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