Game of Thrones Oreo Titles

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 the opening title sequence from Game of Thrones recreated with special Oreos. Find out how one special effects and make-up artist is using his expertise to help save lives, and see how Shazam! stars Zachary Levi and Mark Strong fare in a little trivia contest about the superhero formerly known as Captain Marvel. Read More »

The Dark Crystal Prequel Series - Age of Resistance

Netflix is reviving a cult favorite for many children of the 1980s in the form of the prequel series The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance. The series serves as a follow-up to Jim Henson’s dark fantasy adventure The Dark Crystal from 1982, which featured some extremely impressive and immersive puppet work and production design. But don’t worry if you’ve never seen the original movie – this series is set long before the events of The Dark Crystal, telling a new epic story.

Netflix has revealed the first photos from the Dark Crystal series, which show a loyal recreation of the Gelfling characters from the first movie. Plus, the voice cast has also been announced, including Taron Egerton (Kingsman: The Secret Service), Anya Taylor-Joy (Split) and Nathalie Emmanuel (Game of Thrones) in the lead roles, with voices like Mark Hamill, Mark Strong, Simon Pegg, Natalie Dormer, Gugu Mbatha-Raw filling out the cast.

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shazam details

The first Shazam! trailer lit up San Diego Comic-Con like the lightning bolt on the superhero’s chest, signaling a bright and fun future for Warner Bros.’ DC Extended Universe. And now while fans eagerly await the comic book movie’s release in 2019, director David F. Sandberg is feeding into the hype with a few more details about the film’s mysterious villain played by Mark Strong, and how they plan to circumvent that tricky situation over the hero’s original name.

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Shazam Trailer Breakdown

If you told me before San Diego Comic-Con started that the first trailer for Shazam! was going to impress the hell out of me, I would have said you were crazy. But here we are after the sneak peek debuted in Hall H and spread across the web like wildfire, and even after seeing the trailer a few times now, I can still say that Shazam! has quickly and surprisingly become one of my more anticipated films of 2019.

Now that the trailer is out there for everyone to sink their teeth into, we wanted to dig into this footage a little bit more. While the trailer itself is pretty straightforward, there are some interesting details to glean, including how the Shazam! movie is taking cues from the New 52 origin story of the superhero. Read More »

Bond Watch: Is Mark Strong in James Bond 25?

mark strong in james bond 25

Welcome to Bond Watch! This week brings us another rumor about the upcoming James Bond film. While no official details have emerged from the film apart from star Daniel Craig‘s return and Danny Boyle signing on as director, the latest report to hit the rumor mill adds another tantalizing puzzle piece to the 25th 007 adventure. And it’s all thanks to actor Mark Strong‘s personal trainer.

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the catcher was a spy trailer

Paul Rudd tries his hand at drama in The Catcher Was a Spy trailer. Based on a true story, the film finds Rudd playing Moe Berg, a professional baseball player who became a World War II spy.

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stockholm review

Stockholm syndrome has inherently horrifying roots: Victims of kidnappings, hostage situations, and other dangerous situations somehow develop feelings of sympathy, maybe even affection, for their captors. But that doesn’t mean that a feature film adaptation of the 1973 bank robbery that originated the term can’t be outright hilarious.

Stockholm, which premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival on April 19, feels like such an irreverent black comedy that you wouldn’t expect it to be based on real-life events. But its stranger-than-fiction premise only serves to heighten everything — the emotions, the absurdity, and the sympathy for its central robber played with a zany, unhinged verve by the scene-stealing Ethan Hawke.

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shazam first look

It seems like every “first look” we get of superhero movies these days are from a quickly snapped photo taken on set. The next movie on the list: Warner Bros.’ Shazam!, the solo outing for the DC Comics’ character played by Zachary Levi. And he’s wearing a curiously classic costume.

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Shazam!, the newest entry in the ever-changing DCEU, has begun production, and with it comes an official synopsis. Director David F. Sandberg helms the film which focuses on a young boy who is suddenly blessed with super powers. Read the full Shazam synopsis below.

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‘Shazam!’ Sets 2019 Release Date

Shazam release date

Mark your calendars: Shazam! will hit theaters in a little over a year. The DCEU entry directed by Annabelle: Creation and Lights Out director David F. Sandberg adapts the comic about a young boy who has the power to turn into an adult superhero. Zachary Levi stars. The Shazam release date now puts it one month before the release of Avengers 4.

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