2019 Comedy Actress Roundtable

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 Hollywood Reporter’s comedy actress roundtable with some of the big, potential Emmy contenders this year, such as Natasha Lyonne, Phoebe Waller-Bridge and Maya Rudolph. Plus, Toy Story 4 director Josh Cooley runs through every key toy from the Pixar franchise, and actor and filmmaker Paul Dano raids Criterion Collection‘s movie closet. Read More »

Wine Country trailer

Former Saturday Night Live co-stars Amy Poehler, Maya Rudolph, and Tina Fey shared the stage at the Academy Awards earlier this year, but you’ll soon be able to see them together again in a brand new Netflix comedy. It’s called Wine Country, and features that hilarious trio of women teaming up with fellow SNL alums Rachel Dratch, Ana Gasteyer, Paula Pell, and Emily Spivey in a story about a group of women traveling to California’s Napa Valley to celebrate one of their characters’ birthday. Check out the new trailer below.
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Alita Battle Angel VFX Breakdown

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 the visual effects of Alita: Battle Angel came together to create the titular cyborg character. Plus, a video essay explores how music biopics have become stale because they keep adhering to the same formula, and you can get hours of relaxation from Big Mouth in the form of a bubble bath loop featuring the soothing voice of Maya Rudolph. Read More »

big mouth season 2 trailer

Netflix’s very adult animated comedy Big Mouth is returning for a whole new season loaded with jokes about “the glorious nightmare that is teenaged puberty.” Boners, boobs, and monsters take to the screen, all in the name of wholesome cartoon entertainment. Watch the very NSFW Big Mouth season 2 trailer below.

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forever trailer

Maya Rudolph and Fred Armisen in a comedy series together? Say no more, we’re already on board. Maya Rudolph and Fred Armisen in an Amazon comedy series from the writers of Master of None and Parks and Recreation? When can we see this right now, immediately?

We won’t be able to see Forever until September, but Amazon has kindly given us a glimpse at the series in the first trailer.

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The Happytime Murders Trailer

If you were among the audiences who caught the early screenings of Deadpool 2 last night, then you may have been treated to the debut of the first trailer for what looks like the worst part of town on Sesame Street.

Happytime Murders hails from Brian Henson, the son of the legendary Muppet creator Jim Henson. While the younger Henson has been behind beloved Muppet movies like A Muppet Christmas Carol and Muppet Treasure Island, his latest endeavor is certainly isn’t family friendly. Watch the totally NSFW red band Happytime Murders trailer below and you’ll see what we’re talking about. Read More »

life of the party trailer

Melissa McCarthy is pursuing a higher education. And if that means getting high in the process, so be it. The actress makes her third collaboration with husband and director Ben Falcone in the Life of the Party trailer, which follows a freshly divorced mom who decides to reinvigorate her life by heading back to college.

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wine country movie

Good news, everyone. The extremely funny and talented Amy Poehler is getting in on that sweet Netflix original action. Poehler will produce, direct and star in the Netflix film Wine Country. And in case you were wondering – yes, Tina Fey is involved. More on the Wine Country movie below.

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oscars 2018 speeches

The 90th Academy Awards showed a Hollywood at an impasse.

With the industry in the midst of a sexual and political upheaval, Tinseltown’s most glitzy awards ceremony found itself grappling with its message. The result: an overlong, messy Academy Awards ceremony that swung between self-congratulatory nods to the Time’s Up movement and cheery apolitical, made-to-go-viral stunts.

But a few 2018 Oscars speeches salvaged the show. Fiery remarks and inspirational anecdotes helped galvanize the ceremony and make the four hour-plus TV event worth watching.

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Life of the Party Trailer - Melissa McCarthy

We haven’t seen Melissa McCarthy on the big screen since the Ghostbusters reboot arrived in theaters in the summer of 2016. But now she’s back with a new summer comedy that will take her back to school.

Life of the Party finds Melissa McCarthy playing a housewife named Deanna who just got dumped by her husband. Realizing that she never followed through on her dreams of completing college, she decides to enroll in the same university as her daughter and live the college life she never got a chance to enjoy in her younger years. But as the first Life of the Party trailer shows, that creates a bit of an embarrassing situation for Deanna’s daughter. Read More »