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, a visual effects crew turns Kevin McCallister’s battle plan from the end of Home Alone into a gruesome, R-rated massacre. Plus, Shazam! director David F. Sandberg reveals some lessons in filmmaking that he’s learned while working on some big studio movies, and IT monster Pennywise the Dancing Clown is looking for love in all the wrong places as a contestant on the reality series The Bachelorette. Read More »
Before he donned the red padded-out suit to play the title character of Shazam!, Zachary Levi wanted to be a Marvel superhero. No, not the one that he briefly played in the Thor franchise, but a Marvel character that shares a similarly colored suit and a disposition for mouthing off. Zachary Levi revealed that his dream superhero role was Deadpool, the Merc with a Mouth currently played by Ryan Reynolds.
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Who are the latest additions to the second season of The Boys? Which throwback Arrow character is also coming back for the final season? Will Dick Grayson become Nightwing on Titans? Want to see the double who played Superman in Shazam!? What do Anthony & Joe Russo think of the Spider-Man debacle? Why didn’t Captain Marvel have a bigger role in Avengers: Endgame? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »
What Arrowverse cast member is making their directorial debut this coming season? Which DC Comics character made a cameo in Marvel Comics #1000? What potentially foolish mistake did Peter Parker make in the Avengers: Endgame final battle? Could Doctor Strange help Spider-Man exit the MCU? How much weight did Joaquin Phoenix lose to play The Joker? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »
Who would win in a fight between Darkseid and Thanos? Will Warner Bros. take Todd Phillips idea to create DC Black label movies? Want to see what Tom Cruise would be like as Iron Man? How would the Superman cameo for Shazam have been if Henry Cavill had appeared? Will Chris Pratt appear in the MCU before Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3? Want to know more about Black Knight? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »
It’s that time again: time to highlight some physical media! Our latest Blu-ray round-up includes a recent superhero movie, a classic neo-noir, a Spike Lee masterpiece, a trashy but fun thriller, and an indie sci-fi flick celebrating its 10th anniversary with a new 4K release. These are the new Blu-ray releases you should check out this week.
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There are plenty of superhero movies out there for kids to enjoy nowadays. But what we’ve been missing a superhero movie with some truly frightening monsters that will make them never want to see a superhero movie ever again. All you have to do is say, Shazam!.
The Shazam Honest Trailer has arrived to show us that not only can movies made for families be absolutely terrifying, but Marvel and DC Comics aren’t all that different. While Marvel Studios has a parade of movies with estranged daddy issues, DC Entertainment has a parade of sad moms with tragic pasts and questionable decisions. We must stop this rivalry and focus on having two parents who do the right thing and care about their kids! Read More »
Why will we have to wait until Shazam 3 for Black Adam to square off with Zachary Levi? How close is Avengers: Endgame to surpassing Avatar at the global box office? Do some inactive Facebook pages hint at what Marvel is announcing at Comic-Con? What deleted scene from Avengers: Infinity War featured a trippy Guardians of the Galaxy moment? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »
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Shazam! had one of the most delightful superhero mid-credits scene in recent memory, one that establishes the film as the frothy fun-loving younger cousin to the dark DC movies while tying the film into the greater cinematic universe. But its later post-credits scene was a bit more puzzling, introducing a villain that only die-hard Shazam! fans might know instead of the Black Adam tease that many expected, with Dwayne Johnson set to star in a solo film about the Shazam foe. But a new Shazam! deleted scene dropped ahead of the film’s Blu-ray release does offer that Black Adam tease we were expecting. Watch the Shazam deleted scene below.
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How will Absolute Carnage impact the Marvel Comics universe? Is DC Universe getting folded into HBO Max? Would you believe Jesse Eisenberg didn’t know Justice League 2 wasn’t happening? Why did Michael Keaton veto Michelle Pfeiffer playing Vicki Vale in the first Batman? Should Hulk be getting more credit for saving the day in Avengers: Endgame? Want to see a Shazam! deleted scene? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »