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, Pierce Brosnan and the child cast members (now all grown up) of Mrs. Doubtfire for an extensive chat on The Today Show. Plus, high school and college students watch Seinfeld for the first time to decide whether or not it holds up, and Alexander Skarsard looks back at his career, including that perfect role in Zoolander. Read More »
It’s been 25 years since Mrs. Doubtfire hit theaters, introducing us to Robin Williams as a hip old granny who can hip hop, bee bop, dance till you drop, and yo yo make a wicked cup of cocoa. Sadly, Robin Williams is no longer with us to celebrate the milestone anniversary of one of the most beloved comedies of the ’90s, but some of the other cast members still took the time to get together.
It appears Mrs. Doubtfire co-star Pierce Brosnan has done a fine job keeping in touch with his step-children from the movie, and a new photo shows him recently reunited with child stars Lisa Jakub, Matthew Lawrence and Mara Wilson, who are now all grown up.
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Say “hellooooo” to your new favorite musical. The Great White Way has got its hands on yet another adaptation of a beloved cinema classic, bringing to Broadway a Mrs. Doubtfire musical. The 1993 comedy originally starring Robin Williams as a struggling actor who disguises himself as his children’s nanny is the next movie adaptation to be brought to the stage.
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The passing of Robin Williams removed any chance of Mrs. Doubtfire 2 ever happening, but it turns out the character will endure regardless. In a new interview, composer Alan Menken revealed he’s working on a Mrs. Doubtfire musical for the stage. Read more below. Read More »
Even when I didn’t think about it, Robin Williams was always a part of my life. His work was simply a part of everything that made me a person. Whether it was sneaking a peak at Comic Relief on HBO, watching old Mork and Mindy reruns after school, or catching the movies of the early nineties that turned him into a mega-star, Robin Williams was always a constant. If I needed to laugh, sing, be brought to tears or cringe uncontrollably, Williams was the man for the job.
He’s gone now, dead at the age of 63 from an apparent suicide, and it’s a horrible case of “you don’t know what you’ve got until it’s gone.” I’m filled with emotion. I’m mad, I’m sad, I want to cry. But then I start to think about Williams’ legacy, his films, and what they mean to me, and I feel some comfort. Let’s take a look back at my favorite Robin Williams movies, and more specifically, performances.
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Over 20 years have passed since director Chris Columbus and star Robin Williams teamed up for the hit comedy Mrs. Doubtfire. In that time, it’s become a cable staple. A movie some of us have seen dozens of times, whether we wanted to or not. Now, it seems we’ll be seeing more of Mrs. Doubtfire in theaters too.
Fox 2000 has just reignited develop of Mrs Doubtfire 2 with Columbus and Williams attached to direct and star. David Berenbaum, the writer of Elf, The Spiderwick Chronicles, The Haunted Mansion and Zoom, is penning the script. Read More »