Solar Opposites Season 2 Review

Solar Opposites debuted on Hulu last May when the coronavirus pandemic had forced millions to quarantine to stay safe. Who could have predicted that what would happen in the real world over the next year would be more insane than the wild sci-fi antics of four aliens who are waiting to terraform the planet and claim it for themselves?

Thankfully, the second season of Solar Opposites is arriving this weekend, and it brings back all the deranged hilarity that we loved the first time around, but it also takes things to a new level with even more gnarly monsters, extremely specific sci-fi gadgets, the next phase of the Pupa’s evolution, and an entirely new genre of storytelling inside The Wall. Read More »

Solar Opposites Season 2 Trailer

Solar Opposites is coming back for a second season, and just as we saw in the teaser trailer not too long ago, the whole alien crew is still stuck on Earth. But this time they’ll be spreading their mayhem beyond the borders of their little suburb.

The new Solar Opposites season 2 trailer shows all of the trouble that Korvo (Justin Roiland), Terry (Thomas Middleditch), Yumyulack (Sean Giambrone), and Jesse (Mary Mack) will be causing, including a trip to London and prison. Oh, and it’s got some salt language that’s NSFW. You’ve been warned!
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Rick and Morty and Solar Opposites Funko POPs

There’s never been a better time for animated projects geared towards adults, especially when it comes to comedy. Two of the best animated series today come from Justin Roiland. Adult Swim brings us Rick and Morty, which he created with Community mastermind Dan Harmon, and Hulu has Solar Opposites, teaming him up with Star Trek: Lower Decks creator Mike McMahan while. While one show has been churning out Funko POPs for awhile now, the other is making their collectible toy debut, and they seem to be breaking the traditional style of these collectible vinyl figures. Read More »

Solar Opposites Season 2 Trailer

In May of last year, Hulu gave us some reprieve from the nightmare of 2020 with the absolutely hilarious new animated series Solar Opposites. Created by Rick and Morty co-creator Justin Roiland and writer Mike McMahan, the show follows four aliens who have set out to find a new planet to inhabit after their homeworld was destroyed. Unfortunately for them, they crash land on Earth and get stuck in the middle of suburban hell.

The second season of Solar Opposites is coming to Hulu in March, and the first teaser trailer finds them preparing to finally get away from the hellscape that is Earth. And based on recent events, their timing couldn’t be better. Of course, their departure doesn’t quite go as planned, setting the stage for another season of alien absurdity, chaos, and hilarity. Check out the Solar Opposites season 2 trailer below. Read More »

Look, you’re not going to find a human being on this planet who doesn’t want to close the book on 2020. But in that sea of darkness and abject misery, there are silver linings to be found. Silver linings like…well, the television was pretty damn good.

Join us, the /Film staff, as we run down the best TV we watched in 2020.

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The Matrix - Slow Motion 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, learn about the history of slow-motion in movies and how its place in cinema has evolved over the years. Plus, watch Moonlight director Barry Jenkins chat with director Spike Lee about Da 5 Bloods and a myriad of other topics in an hour-long chat. And finally, watch a special tribute to a fallen character from the first season of Solar Opposites. Read More »

Solar Opposites Season 2 Clip

Solar Opposites arrived on Hulu earlier this year to rave reviews, and the new series from Rick and Morty co-creator Justin Roiland and writer Mike McMahan already has an order for two more seasons. For Comic-Con at Home, Roiland and McMahan got together virtually with fellow executive producer Josh Bycel, as well as cast members Thomas Middleditch, Sean Giambrone, and Mary Mack, to talk about the first season, share a clip from Solar Opposites season 2, and discuss what it would take to make a Rick and Morty crossover happen. Read More »

Solar Opposites Recording Booth

Solar Opposites arrived on Hulu last month and quickly became the most-watched original program on the streaming service to date. The animated series from Rick and Morty co-creator Justin Roiland and writer Mike McMahan follows four aliens who are stranded on Earth waiting for a living super-computer called the Pupa to evolve and terraform the planet to give their entire race a new home.

While you’re waiting for new episodes of the series to arrive, you can watch “the lost recordings” from the first season of the show, where the main cast members Justin Roiland, Thomas Middledith, Sean Giambrone, and Mary Mack are all recording lines in the same room. This results in some hilarious improvisation, including a bit about some baby biscuits that may have run its course pretty quickly. Watch the Solar Opposites recording session below.
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Crossing Swords and Solar Opposites Renewed

Solar Opposites and Crossing Swords brought some more adult animated comedy to Hulu this year, and they’ll be sticking around for a little bit longer since both of the shows have officially been given orders for additional seasons. Read More »

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Justin Roiland Hulu Series

Justin Roiland has become one of the most brilliant and hilarious creators in animation thanks to not only Rick and Morty, but also the recent Hulu series Solar Opposites. Roiland isn’t just responsible for co-creating, writing and executive producing these shows, because he also lends his voice to the lead characters, and he’s been part of some of the best animated programming in recent years. Below, you can listen as Justin Roiland takes a look back at some of his most memorable characters, and then watch as he tries to improvise voices for new characters that he’s never seen before. Read More »