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 nearly four dozen Shang-Chi Easter Eggs and comic book references from the first trailer for the new Marvel movie. Plus, watch the shameless but adorable Oscar campaign video for the original song “Húsavík” from Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga. And finally, take a tour of the set of Netflix’s superhero comedy Thunder Force. Read More »
“You can’t outrun who you really are.” Nor can Marvel outrun the tides of change, as we begin a new post-Avengers: Endgame era with one of the biggest “firsts” for Marvel Studios: the onscreen debut of its first Asian superhero. Simu Liu stars in Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings, which introduces the titular Shang-Chi, a martial arts master with superhuman abilities. Watch the Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings trailer below.
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Who the hell is Party Thor and what is he doing in Marvel’s What If…? animated series? Could Black Panther be the surprising character coming up in The Falcon and The Winter Soldier? Want an official first look at the live-action Powerpuff Girls series coming to The CW? Does Ray Fisher still want to appear in The Flash movie? How did a line from Joss Whedon‘s cut of Justice League almost end up in The Snyder Cut? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »
Want to see the first trailer for DC Comics’ animated Batman: The Long Halloween movie? How many views did the new Black Widow trailer get in 24 hours? What is Wyatt Russell‘s favorite meme about John Walker? What Fantastic Four comic has gone up in value thanks to Loki? What new evidence has surfaced that Tobey Maguire is in Spider-Man: No Way Home? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »
Who are the latest additions to Ava DuVernay‘s DC Comics series Naomi at The CW? What is the name of Nightwing‘s new puppy? Which comics are the episodes of M.O.D.O.K. referencing in the first season? What does Sam Raimi think of memes inspired by his Spider-Man movies? Want to see the full pilot for the Birdgirl series on Adult Swim? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »
Did you hear there’s a new comic putting Batman in the world of Fortnite? Want to know about all the new characters in Spawn Universe? Which Guardians of the Galaxy scene did James Gunn rewrite on set? What do Anthony & Joe Russo remember being a difficult part of the Spider-Man casting process? Did a leaked LEGO box give us our first look at Simu Liu as Shang-Chi? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »
Which Succession co-star is rumored to be joining the cast of Spider-Man 3? Is WandaVision hinting at the arrival of X-Men and Fantastic Four in the MCU? What does Jared Leto have to say about rumors that he sent Margot Robbie a dead rat while shooting Suicide Squad? Which Marvel character may also appear in Thor: Love & Thunder? What’s the meaning of hexagons in WandaVision? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »
It’s one of the most popular hypotheticals to be debated in superhero fan circles: who would win in a fight? Superman or Batman? Captain America or Iron Man? Shang-Chi or everybody else? Simu Liu, who is set to make his debut as the first Asian Marvel Cinematic Universe superhero in this year’s Shang-Chi and the The Legend of the Ten Rings, thinks he knows the answer for the latter. And since we haven’t seen any footage yet from the upcoming Marvel Studios film, we’ll just have to take his word for it.
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Why does Marvel’s Avengers give Kate Bishop a new ability? Need to get some information about America Chavez before she debuts in the Marvel Cinematic Universe? Want to get a video breakdown of all the Easter eggs and hits in WandaVision, The Falcon and the Winter Soldier, and Loki? How far along are the new visual effects for Zack Snyder’s Justice League? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »
Want to see some promo art for The Falcon and the Winter Soldier? How about a new look at Eternals by way of some supposedly leaked Marvel Legends figures? Why did Warner Bros. boss Toby Emmerich try to stop Joker from being made? Is Wolverine‘s adamantium or Captain America‘s vibranium stronger that The Mandalorian‘s beskar? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »