Toy Story 4 Storyboard Comparison

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 storyboards for a Toy Story 4 sequence with Ducky and Bunny compare to the final cut in the movie. Plus, check out some Easter eggs, hints and more you might have missed in the third season premiere of HBO’s series Westworld, and listen to Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker co-star and Oscar nominee Richard E. Grant break down his career. Read More »

star wars the rise of skywalker bloopers bloopers

Sometimes when you’re leading an evil military dictatorship, you just gotta let loose. Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker is full of baddies who scowl and stride around in their black uniforms a lot, but when the First Order’s General Hux and Allegiant General Enric Pryde are done glowering at each other, they have a little fun. At least, their actors Domnhall Gleeson and Richard E. Grant do in the newly released Star Wars The Rise of Skywalker bloopers. Watch Gleeson and Grant flub their lines and goof around behind the scenes in the new blooper reel below.

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loki cast

Richard E. Grant is joining another Marvel property. The British acting legend is joining the cast of the Disney+ Loki series starring Tom Hiddleston as the trickster god, who managed to defy death in Avengers: Endgame. It’s not yet disclosed who Grant will be playing.

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star wars the rise of skywalker twist

The original Star Wars trilogy features one of the biggest cinematic plot twists of all time. And since then, Star Wars has become synonymous with those kind of sudden narrative turns and twists that fans breathlessly speculate about for months before the films hit theaters. So what could director J.J. Abrams and co. have in store for us in the final film of the Skywalker Saga? A whopper of a twist, according to star and No. 1 Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker fan Richard E. Grant.

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star wars the rise of skywalker richard e grant

Richard E. Grant continues to be the gift that keeps on giving. The Oscar-nominated Can You Ever Forgive Me? actor was the best part of this year’s awards season, unable to hold back his joy at sharing the campaign trail with 2018’s most acclaimed actors and actresses and tearing up upon meeting his idol, Barbra Streisand. Now Grant is bringing his brand of pure joy to Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, in which he stars as Allegiant General Pryde.

You see, Grant really loves The Rise of Skywalker. Like, really loves it. He loves it so much that he apparently broke Disney’s strict social media embargo for it and posted an emotional video reaction, in which he praised the J.J. Abrams-directed film as a “resurrection of the Spirit” with tears in his eyes. We don’t deserve you, Richard E. Grant.

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Toy Story 4 Trailer Easter Eggs

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 some of the Easter eggs hidden in the most recent Toy Story 4 trailer that you might have missed. Watch the trailer for Avengers: Endgame recreated with footage from various Marvel animated shows, and follow Can You Ever Forgive Me? star Richard E. Grant as he wanders into the Criterion Collection closet. Read More »

the hitman's wife's bodyguard cast

The Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard has taken aim at some new cast members. Morgan Freeman and Antonio Banderas are joining The Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard cast, while the Oscar-nominated Richard E. Grant is set to reprise his role in the sequel to the hit 2017 action-comedy starring Ryan Reynolds, Samuel L. Jackson, and Salma Hayek. Lionsgate pulled the trigger on the new casting announcements just as The Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard began principal photography.

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2019 Indie Spirit Awards Winners

The 2019 Independent Spirit Awards were last night, honoring the best in independent cinema before Hollywood gathers for the Academy Awards. Even though some movies that ended up nominated for Oscars took home trophies last night, the best thing to come out of the 2019 Indie Spirit Awards winners was the love shown to If Beale Street Could Talk. The film from Barry Jenkins movie that didn’t get anywhere near the amount of accolades it deserved from the Academy Awards, but last night it took home Best Feature and Best Director, not to mention further affirmation of Regina King‘s work as Best Supporting Actress.

Get the full list of 2019 Indie Spirit Awards winners below. Read More »

LEGO Movie 2 Cast Goes to Space Camp

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, cast members from The LEGO Movie 2 go to Space Camp with James Corden. Plus, check out an extensive roundtable discussion with this awards season’s buzzed about actors like Chadwick Boseman, Mahershala Ali, Hugh Jackman and more, and run through video essay creator Patrick (H) Willem‘s Top 50 Movies of 2018.

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Can You Ever Forgive Me Review

“Who’s the master, the painter or the forger?” asked Christian Bale’s Irving Rosenfeld in American Hustle as he looked at a fake Rembrandt hanging on the walls of a major museum. Director Marielle Heller’s Can You Ever Forgive Me? asks the same question, albeit from a much less cynical perspective. The film tells the true-life tale of Lee Israel (Melissa McCarthy), a writer who began crafting forged letters from dead celebrities when her literary career plummeted. As Lee buries herself deeper into a pit of deception, Heller finds both entertainment and involving drama.

Find out more in our Can You Ever Forgive Me review below. Read More »