Michael Bay Video Essay

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, director Fede Alvarez breaks down an action-packed fight scene from last weekend’s release of The Girl in the Spider’s Web. Plus, the second part of a video essay series focusing on Michael Bay dives deeper into the filmmaker’s auteur style, and Sarah Jessica Parker breaks down the most iconic and recognizable roles from her career. Read More »

Deadpool 2 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, check out a visual effects breakdown from Deadpool 2. Plus, the first part in a new video essay series explores how Transformers director Michael Bay is a true American auteur, and Natalie Portman breaks down her career from early turns in films like Léon: The Professional to her more recent roles on the big screen. Read More »

6 Underground set video

Chris Hemsworth has taken to Twitter to reveal the first behind-the-scenes photo from the newest Men in Black movie, which reunites the Thor actor with his Ragnarok co-star Tessa Thompson.

Meanwhile, Ryan Reynolds‘ Twitter account is a treasure trove of jokes, sarcasm, and sexual innuendo. (He truly was the perfect choice to play Deadpool.) But yesterday, Reynolds, who’s currently starring in a new Netflix movie called 6 Underground, swapped the innuendo for action when he tweeted a set video in which he jokes around while a Michael Bay-directed car crash unfolds just a few feet behind him. Check out the video below. Read More »

Thundercats movie

Update: Writer Rhett Reese has shot down this rumor on Twitter. Our original article continues with an update at the bottom of the post.

Director Michael Bay has spent more than a decade working on Transformers movies with only a few scattered non-Transformers projects in between. But now a new rumor says Bay is working on a live-action adaptation of a different 1980s cartoon.

IGN claims Bay is at the helm of a secret Thundercats movie for Netflix with Deadpool star Ryan Reynolds in a lead role – and the film is in production right now. Read more about today’s wackiest film-related rumor below.
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Jurassic Park Video Game Demo

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, an independent video game company has created a mini game where you try to survive the tyrannosaurus rex breakout from Jurassic Park. Plus, get a recap of the first season of GLOW before the second season hits Netflix, and take a look back at the 20-year old end of the world blockbuster Armageddon. Read More »

Netflix's most expensive movie

After spending $90 million on David Ayer’s gritty fantasy film Bright, Netflix is upping the ante with Six Underground. Earlier this week, we wrote about how director Michael Bay and star Ryan Reynolds were teaming up with the streaming service for a new action thriller, and now a report says the film’s budget will make it Netflix’s most expensive movie yet.
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Michael Bay Robopocalypse

Michael Bay, the director of great trash (The Rock, Armageddon) and bad trash (most of the Transformers movies) alike, has always been the kind of filmmaker who shoots his films for the biggest, loudest screens possible. Good or bad or something in-between, his films have been blockbusters in the truest sense of the word – you want them to fill your vision and overwhelm your pitiful, human senses.

So here’s some left-turn news for you: Michael Bay is making a movie for Netflix called Six Underground. And it’s going to star the newly hot Ryan Reynolds, an actor with no shortage of choices after two Deadpool movies.

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dora the explorer movie

The live-action Dora the Explorer movie has founds its lead: Isabela Moner, who appeared in Transformers: The Last Knight, will play the children’s television character, who has grown into a teenager in the film.

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platinum dunes horror remakes

Horror reboots were prevalent for a while, particularly from production company Platinum Dunes. Now, however, more and more producers are catching on to the fact that original horror can bring in a crowd. As a result, Platinum Dunes has vowed to ditch remakes and reboots entirely and focus on original horror and genre films. So say goodbye to Platinum Dunes horror remakes.

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Michael Bay Robopocalypse

“I think I’ve had a good run, and I’ve got a lot of other movies I want to do.” That was director Michael Bay‘s response when asked if he would be returning to the Transformers franchise after directing last year’s Transformers: The Last Knight. Now we’re finding out what some of those other projects are: the bombastic director has signed on for two new big budget projects – including taking the reins on Robopocalypse, a film adaptation which was originally going to be directed by Steven Spielberg. Read More »