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 as Game Of Thrones co-creator Dan Weiss and composer Ramin Djawadi sit down with some of rock’s finest to create an electric new cover of the show’s theme song. Plus, see how the power of Daenerys Targaryen’s dragons compare to those in The Hobbit, learn about the creation of Game of Thrones languages, and see Pete Davidson‘s tribute to the series on Saturday Night Live. Read More »
Westworld returns to HBO this month with an all new mind-bending season. In Westworld season 2, creators Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy take everything that worked in season 1, and improve it in nearly every conceivable way. This is a bigger, bolder season. Our Westworld season 2 review awaits you below and it’s as spoiler free as humanly possible.
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A Wrinkle in Time will have a soundtrack worthy of Westeros. Ava Duvernay‘s adaptation of the sci-fi children’s book classic has tapped Game of Thrones composer Ramin Djawadi to score the film.
Djawadi, who created the show’s instantly recognizable title theme and helped transform the HBO fantasy show into a soaring cinematic affair, will now be composing the score for the Disney live-action film, Duvernay announced.
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Posted on Friday, December 9th, 2016 by Jacob Hall
Westworld‘s first season ended on Sunday and I haven’t been able to stop thinking about that wild, weird, and mentally discombobulating 90-minute finale. No show since Game of Thrones has commanded so much of my attention and no series since Lost has seen my falling down so many rabbit holes of discussion. I’m not sure if I’m ready to call it the best show on television right now, but it is certainly the most show on television right now, jamming more ideas and concepts into single episodes than most series can manage in their entire runs. It’s something special.
And while we begin the long and agonizing wait for season two (which is looking to arrive in 2018 at the earliest), Ramin Djawadi‘s complete score for the first season, along with all of those piano covers of pop songs, has arrived online to stream and purchase.
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Director Duncan Jones finished shooting Warcraft almost a year ago. Production wrapped in May of 2014 but the film is not scheduled for release until March 11, 2016. In the meantime, the director and his team are working hard not only on post-production, which includes a lot of performance capture and computer graphics, but marketing. How do you sell the masses on a super-geeky property based on a popular video game which still remains a niche property as far as the mainstream is concerned?
One idea Jones had was to do two separate Warcraft trailers for two of the major factions in the action fantasy adaptation: one for the Horde and one for the Alliance. Whether or not that’ll happen, or when it’ll happen, we don’t yet know. But below, read Jones discuss Warcraft’s marketing and offer an update on the film. Read More »