Rugrats Cast Reunion

Paramount+ has released their new computer animated reboot of the Rugrats, one of the classic Nicktoons that helped put Nickelodeon on the map. Though the updated series seems to lose the charm that the quirky, 2D animation brought to the original cartoon, at least the original cast is back to voice Tommy, Chuckie, Phil, Lil, Susie and Angelica as they get into all-new adventures without adult supervision. Watch the Rugrats cast reunion below, including a table read, trivia and more. Read More »

New Rugrats Opening Credits

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 the new opening credits from the Rugrats animated series that makes some changes to the original. Plus, listen as the filmmakers behind Godzilla vs. Kong break down the many enemies of the tremendous titan. And finally, listen as Jack Black and Kyle Gass talk about the origins of Tenacious D in a vintage clip from Late Night with Conan O’Brien. Read More »

New Rugrats Animated Short

The new computer animated reboot of Rugrats is coming to Paramount+ on May 27. Dubbed as a reimagining of the classic ’90s hit from Nickelodeon that helped define the unique style of Nicktoons, the series brings back Tommy, Chuckie, Phil, Lil, Susie and Angelica as they explore the world from their pint-sized and wildly imaginative point-of-view. But first, they’re doing some digging into the past for the sake of nostalgia.

Paramount+ has released an animated short featuring the computer animated style of the new Rugrats. But it’s not an original short. Instead, it’s almost entirely a shot-for-shot remake of one of the classic scenes from the original Rugrats series. In the scene in question, Angelica takes Tommy’s favorite ball, and when she throws it into the yard next door, the babies have to come up with a plan to get it back. Watch the new Rugrats animated short below. Read More »

Rugrats trailer

Rugrats was a staple of the Nickelodeon lineup in the 1990s, and since we live in a world in which every piece of intellectual property is ripe for resurrection or reinterpretation, it’s now coming back in a reboot on the new Paramount+ streaming service. We knew the charming, 2D hand-drawn style from the original series would be gone, but the first official trailer has been released and you can see for yourselves just how plastic-y and cheap these characters look when rendered in three dimensions in a computer. Check out the trailer below. Read More »

Rugrats Reboot Teaser

A few years ago, Nickelodeon announced that a series reboot of the beloved Nicktoon Rugrats was in the works. Rather than sticking with the traditional 2D animation from its heyday, the kids cable network was planning on updating the series with computer animation. Now the new show is finally premiering later this year, but it won’t be on Nickelodeon. Instead, Paramount+ will be the home of the new Rugrats, which will feature the original voice cast reprising their roles. You can get a first look at the series in the new Rugrats reboot teaser below. Read More »

The Orange Years - Nickelodeon Documentary Trailer

During the 1990s, you were either a Disney Channel kid or a Nickelodeon kid. While Disney Channel may have had the roster of multi-talented stars who would become big names in film, TV and music, Nickelodeon is where risks were being taken and kids were mesmerized and obsessed with the more edgy line-up of programming that didn’t feel like it was pandering to them just because they were young.

Soon you’ll be able to find out how it all happened in the new documentary The Orange Years, and the first trailer features the many stars and creators who made Nickelodeon the definitive kids cable channel. Read More »

Terminator: Dark Fate VFX

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, the visual effects artists at Corridor Crew take a look at impressive work from Terminator: Dark Fate and flashback to a flaming scene from Reign of Fire. Plus, the cast of Saturday Night Live talk about their experiences making the special “At Home” editions of the show under quarantine, and The Simpsons voice star Nancy Cartwright reviews impressions of Bart Simpson and more. Read More »

Jojo Rabbit

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 about the big differences between the Best Picture nominated Jojo Rabbit and Christine Leunens’ novel on which it’s based, Caging Skies. Plus, watch how kids react when parents show them 90s cartoons like Rugrats, Hey Arnold, Beavis & Butt-Head, and more. Finally, Nick Offerman takes a look back at some of his movie famous characters, especially Parks and Recreation.

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Live-Action Rugrats Movie

Hey, remember last summer when Paramount Pictures and Nickelodeon announced that they were working on a new Rugrats movie? But instead of being another animated take on the mischievous, precocious babies who started as a NickToon back in 1991, this new feature film adaptation was said to be a hybrid of live-action and computer animation used to bring the babies to life. Apparently no one at Paramount or Nickelodeon has realized what a horrifying idea this is, because the project now has a director. Read More »

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Clifford the Big Red Dog Movie

Paramount Pictures has shuffled around their release date calendar for a bunch of their family programming coming in the next couple years, including two Nickelodeon movies.

Clifford the Big Red Dog has been set for a fall 2020 release date. It’s taking the weekend that was previously slated for the new Rugrats movie, which has now been pushed back a few months to early 2021. Meanwhile, Paramount has pulled the Are You Afraid of the Dark? movie from this year’s calendar. Read More »