Just like director David F. Sandberg, editor Michel Aller came into Shazam! from the horror genre. But as odd a transition as that may seem, going from editing films like The Nun and Annabelle: Creation to editing this year’s most joyful superhero movie was pretty seamless for Aller.
“The approach doesn’t differ that much, it’s mainly the content,” Aller told /Film in a phone interview. “I’m working on a comedy so you’re trying to make the laughs land just like how scares land.”
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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 tour of Warner Bros. Pictures old movie prop warehouse featuring iconic pieces from movies like Batman, the Harry Potter franchise, The Matrix, and more. Plus, check out Shazam! star Zachary Levi’s man cave in his garage where he seems to be a bit of a doomsday prepper, and find out some things you might not know about Quantum Leap. Read More »
Want to watch a couple extensive interviews from the Avengers: Endgame press tour? Did you believe that rumor about Captain Marvel‘s score having trouble behind the scenes? What comic arc do the writers of Avengers: Endgame want to tackle next? When will Black Widow start filming? How long was the original cut of Avengers: Endgame? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »
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Why is Chris Hemsworth vandalizing Avengers: Endgame posters? What’s the story behind two certain cameos in the Shazam! movie? Was there some drama behind the scenes during the making of the Captain Marvel score? What does Neil deGrasse Tyson say about that gross Thanos and Ant-Man theory? Would Michelle Pfeiffer play Catwoman again? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »
How many new comics were added to DC Universe this week? What big superhero movie did Captain Marvel pass at the global box office? Want a closer look at Hawkeye‘s new Ronin costume in Avengers: Endgame? Want a new look at Morbius the Living Vampire? Has anyone guess the ending of Avengers: Endgame yet? Could there be an Arrow spin-off series after the show comes to an end? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »
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Shazam exceeded box office expectations, which meant it was only a matter of time before Warner Bros. went ahead and started thinking about the sequel. Sure enough, word is out that Henry Gayden, who wrote the first film, is set to write the Shazam sequel as well. Gayden is obviously moving up in the film world, since his only other feature writing credit before Shazam was the E.T. knock-off Earth to Echo.
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This past weekend, Shazam! bolted into theaters as the next chapter in the ever-changing landscape of the DC Extended Universe, and it sounds like audiences were very pleased with what they got from the superhero played by Zachary Levi. Along with a 92% Certified Fresh rating from critics at Rotten Tomatoes and a 90% score from audience, Shazam! also landed an “A” CinemaScore. So it should come as no surprise that the Shazam box office haul took the movie to the #1 spot on the charts, and executive producer Dwayne Johnson couldn’t be more thrilled, especially since this paves the way for him to arrive in the DCEU as Shazam villain Black Adam. Read More »