Pixar Animation Character Rigging

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, listen as Pixar Animation creators explain what character rigs are in movies like The Incredibles and how they help bring the movie to life. Plus, let Binging with Babish reveal how to make the delicious biscuits from the Apple TV+ series Ted Lasso. And finally, check out a shot-by-shot breakdown of a tense sequence from Netflix’s I Care A Lot with Rosamund Pike. Read More »

2021 Golden Globes Video Highlights

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, take a look at some of the highlights from the 78th Golden Globe Awards, which aired on NBC last night. Despite Tina Fey and Amy Poehler doing their best, the virtual ceremony had plenty of hiccups. But there were still some moments worth checking out, especially when it comes to the speeches from the winners. Check out the 2021 Golden Globes video highlights below. Read More »

I Care a Lot trailer

Ever since Rosamund Pike‘s Oscar-nominated turn as “Amazing” Amy Dunne in David Fincher’s Gone Girl, I’ve been hoping she would step back into the fun, pulpy atmosphere of that kind of thriller again. Now, seven years later, it appears that’s finally happening with I Care a Lot, a new film in which she plays a scam artist who preys on elderly people but ends up selecting the wrong target to mess with. And thankfully, it looks like she’s having an absolute blast on screen again. Check out the newest trailer for the film below. Read More »

Radioactive trailer

Rosamund Pike, who garnered awards attention for playing a real person in 2018’s A Private War, is back in Oscar mode with Radioactive, a biopic about the award-winning physicist and chemist Marie Curie. Check out the newest trailer below. Read More »

radioactive trailer

StudioCanal has released the first trailer for Radioactive, and it unfortunately is not set to the song by Imagine Dragons. It does however have an all-star cast led by Rosamund Pike, who stars as Marie Curie, the brilliant scientist whose groundbreaking research on radioactivity changed the world — not necessarily for the better. Persepolis author and director Marjane Satrapi helms the true-life story of Marie Curie and her quest for recognition. Watch the Radioactive trailer below.

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the informer trailer

Earlier this year, a Joel Kinnaman-starring crime thriller directed by Italian filmmaker Andrea Di Stefano was set to hit theaters before it was quietly pushed back. But with a new August release date set, a second The Informer trailer teases the story of a tortured ex-military man played by Kinnaman who is caught in the crosshairs of a battle between the mob, the NYPD, and the FBI as he seeks to escape to save his family. Watch the latest The Informer trailer below.

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the informer trailer

Joel Kinnaman has nailed the tortured ex-military man niche, and he brings it to a new Aviron Pictures crime thriller co-starring Rosamund Pike, Clive Owen, and Common. Kinnaman plays the titular character in The Informer, a crime thriller based on the book Three Seconds by Anders Roslund and Börge Hellström, which follows one man caught in the crosshairs of a battle between the mob, the NYPD, and the FBI as he seeks to escape to save his family. Watch the first The Informer trailer below.

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a private war trailer

Rosamund Pike should have been launched to stardom following her chilling role in 2014’s Gone Girl, for which she received an Oscar nod. But alas, life is unfair and that didn’t happen. But four years later, Pike stars in A Private War, the gritty biopic about renowned war correspondent Marie Colvin. Could this be the role that finally earns Pike her place as a bonafide movie star? We’ll have to wait and see.

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hostiles clip

In anticipation of the Blu-ray and digital release of Scott Cooper‘s brutal Western Hostiles, we have an exclusive behind-the-scenes clip that looks at the film’s harsh landscapes. See the Hostiles clip below.

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Tony Gilroy interview

27 years after Tony Gilroy wrote Beirut, it’s finally reaching theaters. Long before his time on the Bourne franchise, directing Michael Clayton and Duplicity, and his work on Rogue One: A Story Wars Story, Gilroy penned a story about Mason Skiles (Jon Hamm), a troubled, grieving, and alcoholic negotiator who returns to Beruit 10 years after a personal tragedy to negotiate the freedom of a CIA agent and former friend.

When Gilroy first wrote the script for Interscope, the thriller garnered the attention of movie stars and drew some controversy, but ultimately, the expensive project went unmade. Four or five years ago, there was new interest in Beirut, so Gilroy spent a week or two revising the script before the director behind Session 9 and Transiberian, Brad Anderson, went to shoot the movie in Morocco.

Gilroy also had the chance to look back on some old writing of his, to see how his writing had changed. It was an experience the writer and director recently told us about in a wide-ranging interview about mistakes young writers make, great dialogue, writing “the best of the best” type of characters, why he doesn’t want to write true stories, and more.

Below, read our Tony Gilroy interview.

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