Directing Rick and Morty

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, find out what’s involved in directing Rick and Morty. Plus, watch some advice on how to survive coronavirus through a montage of lines and clips from various sci-fi and horror movies like 28 Days Later, The Mist, Aliens, The Thing, and more. And finally, watch Saturday Night Live‘s take on The Last Dance with Michael Jordan in a sketch that didn’t make last weekend’s episode. Read More »

King of the monsters trailer final

After the success of 2014’s American Godzilla from Legendary Pictures, director Gareth Edwards and co-writer Max Borenstein began working on a sequel. They ultimately left the project and Michael Dougherty created his sequel, Godzilla: King of the Monsters.

Dougherty spoke with /Film at the film’s Los Angeles press junket about the development of Godzilla: King of the Monsters and creating all-new Titan creatures for the film. Godzilla: King of the Monsters opens Friday, May 31.

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godzilla king of the monsters review

Mass extinction has never looked so gorgeous. Over a period of 132 mind-numbing minutes, Michael Dougherty‘s Godzilla: King of the Monsters lays waste to humanity with stunning tableaus colored in ghostly blues and faded golds, resulting in visual landscapes worthy of Aivazovsky’s brush. It’s a pity the world built around all that jaw-dropping monster mayhem is so damn dull. Cities are leveled, Lovecraftian monsters reign supreme, and the only thing I felt was a bad case of ennui. The ultimate kaiju smack-down shouldn’t be this boring.

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Godzilla King of the Monsters TV spot

It doesn’t take much for Godzilla to intimidate people: roaring at the top of his lungs or breathing a huge plume of fire will usually do the trick. But in lieu of those options, there’s another method of intimidation he can utilize, and you can see it in action in this new TV spot for this summer’s Godzilla: King of the Monsters. Read More »

king of the monsters tv spot new

A new Godzilla: King of the Monsters TV spot is here, and it’s exploding with new footage – almost literally. This spot is wall-to-wall destruction, as one landscape after another gets blown to smithereens thanks to the rampaging Kaiju characters populating the film. I sure hope the property owners in this movie have insurance! Ha ha, just kidding – they’re probably all dead. Watch the Godzilla: King of the Monsters TV spot below.

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King of the monsters trailer breakdown

One of the most impressive trailers unleashed during Comic-Con was the awe-inspiring first look at Godzilla: King of the Monsters. Based on everything on display in this trailer, it’s clear that director Michael Dougherty has crafted a unique and surprisingly emotional monster movie, and a follow-up that might be distancing itself from 2014’s Godzilla. Our Godzilla: King of the Monsters trailer breakdown delves into what makes this trailer so damn impressive.

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Godzilla king of the monsters score

During the Warner Bros presentation at San Diego Comic-Con International, director Michael Dougherty brought the cast of Godzilla: King of the Monsters to Hall H. We got some new details about the new film, including an announcement of the movie’s composer. Keep reading to learn more about the Godzilla King of the Monsters score and other highlights from the panel.

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The Godzilla: King of the Monsters trailer is here to remind us that we are but insignificant humans compared to the towering monsters that will battle it out for dominion of our planet. The Godzilla sequel sees the reptilian kaiju square up against other classic kaiju monsters, and now there’s a trailer released in conjunction with the film’s panel at San Diego Comic-Con. See the first official Godzilla King of the Monsters trailer below.

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Godzilla 2 Vera Farmiga

Vera Farmiga has offered some strange insight into her character in Godzilla 2, aka Godzilla: King of the Monsters. According to Farmiga, her character can both communicate with and possibly control the big, city-leveling monsters in the film. A movie where Vera Farmiga talks to big monsters? This is now a must-see.

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Last year, director Michael Dougherty‘s 2007 Halloween classic Trick ‘r Treat served as the inspiration for one of the scare zones at Halloween Horror Nights in Universal Studios Orlando. That apparently went over so well that this year the movie is being adapted into all-new mazes, both in the Florida park and across the country at Universal Studios Hollywood.  Read More »