Fake Drugs in Movies

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 how fake drugs are made for movies, including the cocaine from The Wolf of Wall Street and the heroin in Pulp Fiction. Plus, take a look back at Spaceballs: The Animated Series, the failed attempt at reviving the Star Wars parody film from Mel Brooks. And finally, Martin Short looks back at the box office bomb that was Clifford in 1994. Read More »

movies coming to netflix

April is ending soon, and with that we have our usual group of TV shows and movies arriving on Netflix, including a few surprise seasons of a critically acclaimed comedy. Check out the incredibly packed group of  TV shows and movies coming to Netflix in May 2021.

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scarface remake

Luca Guadagnino doesn’t play by the rulebook with his remakes. The Italian director behind Call Me By Your Name put his own spin on Dario Argento’s giallo classic Suspiria, with a much moodier, much slower take that set itself apart from the 1977 original. So you can probably count on Guadagnino to take his own liberties with the Scarface remake. But in an update on his currently in-development remake, Guadagnino teased that his Scarface may not be as different as we would think.

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scarface remake update new

Hollywood has been trying to say hello to a Scarface remake for a few years now, and it recently found an interesting, if surprising, new director in the form of Luca Guadagnino. Working with a script by the Coen Brothers, the Call Me By Your Name filmmaker is tackling the remake of the 1983 Brian De Palma movie starring Al Pacino, itself a remake of a film from 1932. While the ’32 Scarface was set in the 1920s, and the ’83 Scarface took place in 1980, Guadagnino says his Scarface is going to be “very timely.”

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scarface reboot

That Scarface reboot is still happening, and it’s found itself a surprising director. Luca Guadagnino, the filmmaker behind Call Me By Your Name and the Suspiria reboot, is set to take on the story that originated as a 1932 movie before being remade by Brian De Palma in 1983. Guadagnino inherits a script polished by none other than the Coen Brothers.

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Austin Powers in Goldmember Opening

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, Austin Powers franchise director Jay Roach takes a look back at the making of the star-studded, blockbuster-inspired opening sequence from Austin Powers in Goldmember. Plus, an undercover FBI agents fact checks movies and TV shows about mobsters like The Departed and The Sopranos, and comedian Norm Macdonald tries out some new stand-up material about coronavirus over in Los Angeles. Read More »

Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me - Movie Injuries

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 an emergency physician analyzes injuries in movies like John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum, Titanic, Casino Royale, Home Alone 2: Lost in New York, and more. Plus, each type of starfighter from the Star Wars franchise is explained by Lucasfilm experts, and Saturday Night Live cast members Beck Bennett and Kyle Mooney participate in a fan Q&A session. Read More »

Frozen Crosswalk: The Musical

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 James Corden rounds up the cast of Frozen 2 for a new edition of his recurring Crosswalk: The Musical segment, bringing the original Frozen to the streets of Los Angeles. Plus, find out how the classic holiday movie It’s A Wonderful Life compares to the short story on which it’s based, and listen as Al Pacino breaks down four of his most famous film roles. Read More »

New On Blu-ray Godzilla Criterion

This week’s Blu-ray round-up features a monster box set, both literally and figuratively. We’re talking a massive 15-film Godzilla set from the good folks at the Criterion Collection. If that’s not enough for you, there’s more! Like Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark, a long-awaited special edition Blu-ray of The Blob, and a 4K release of Scarface. These are the new Blu-ray releases you should check out this week.

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scarface re-release

Brian De Palma‘s ultra-stylish, ultra-violent crime epic Scarface is returning to theaters for its 35th anniversary. Along with the film, the Tribeca Film Festival retrospective event featuring De Palma and actors Al Pacino, Michelle Pfeiffer, and Steven Bauer will be screened as well.

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