IT Chapter 2 Scene Breakdown

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 helpful new video explores just how deep the interconnected literary and cinematic universe of Stephen King goes. Plus, the cast of IT: Chapter 2 recaps the first movie in case you need to catch up before you see the sequel, and director Andy Muschietti breaks down a scene from the movie where James MvAvoy takes a trip down memory lane. Read More »

Gretel and Hansel Trailer

Everyone knows the story of Hansel and Gretel. It’s been retold in a variety of ways over the years, most recently as an action fantasy starring Jeremy Renner and Gemma Arterton. Now it’s heading into more conventional horror territory with IT star Sophia Lillis starring in a version that puts Gretel first in the title as an older sister who finds herself confronting a creepy woman in the woods who wants to be more than friendly to a couple young strangers. Watch the Gretel and Hansel trailer below. Read More »

gretel and hansel image

It and It Chapter Two star Sophia Lillis is sticking with the horror genre for Gretel and Hansel, a dark reimagining of the classic fairytale. Osgood Perkins, director of the super slow-burn horror flicks The Blackcoat’s Daughter and I Am the Pretty Thing That Lives in the House, is helming what will surely be a creepy new take on a well-known story. The movie isn’t due out till January, but the first Gretel and Hansel image has just arrived, and it’s atmospheric as hell.

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Stephen King's It - Losers Club

There’s always been a caution about working with kids in show business, mostly because some of them can be difficult to work with due to their penchant for simply being kids. But there’s another challenge that comes with utilizing kids who are on the cusp of hitting puberty, especially if you have a franchise of films, and that’s growing up. In the case of It Chapter 2, director Andy Muschietti confirmed that the Warner Bros. Pictures and New Line Cinema reserved money in the sequel’s budget to to ensure the kids looked exactly as young as they did in the first movie. Read More »

 

it chapter two trailer

Get ready to return home to Derry, Maine with the It Chapter Two trailer. The members of The Losers’ Club are all grown up, but they can’t escape their childhood fears. With It Chapter Two, director Andy Muschietti completes his adaptation of Stephen King‘s tome of terror that started with 2017’s surprise blockbuster It. Unlike most King movie sequels, It Chapter Two is actually still working with the author’s source material, with the scripts for this film, and 2017’s It, splitting up the lengthy text of the book. Watch the It Chapter Two trailer below.

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Nancy Drew and the Hidden Staircase Trailer

Nancy Drew is back, and she’s skateboarding. Radical! It breakout Sophia Lillis takes on the role of the famous teen detective for Nancy Drew and the Hidden Staircase, a film that will either launch a franchise if its a hit, or disappear into oblivion if its a flop. We’ve been here once before, with the 2007 Nancy Drew movie starring Emma Roberts. This new take is playing up a potentially supernatural aspect, while keeping things light and fun. Watch the Nancy Drew and the Hidden Staircase trailer below.

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gretel and hansel cast

Sophia Lillis is sticking with the horror genre. The It breakout actress is joining Oz Perkins‘ Gretel and Hansel, a reimagining of the classic fairy tale about two youngsters who run afoul of a hungry witch. Lillis played Beverly Marsh in It, and was recently seen in HBO’s thriller series Dark Objects. More on the Gretel and Hansel cast below.

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sharp objects review

HBO adapts Gillian Flynn‘s Sharp Objects into a haunting, brilliantly constructed Southern Gothic miniseries. Director Jean-Marc Vallée deftly blends past and present, telling a hypnotic, engrossing story about a damaged woman who can’t escape her emotional and physical scars. At the center of it all is Amy Adams, giving one of the best performances of her already stellar career. Mild spoilers follow.

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Nancy Drew movie

Our favorite teen girl detective is coming to the big screen again. Production has started on Nancy Drew and the Hidden Staircase, and with that comes our exciting first look at It breakout star Sophia Lillis‘s debut as the feminist mystery-solving icon. Will she be rocking the headband? Will she explain why someone from this generation is still named “Nancy”? Read on to find out!

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sharp objects trailer

Gillian Flynn‘s debut novel gets the HBO treatment with Sharp Objects, a new miniseries adaptation starring Amy Adams and Patricia Clarkson. Watch the unsettling new Sharp Objects trailer below ahead of the July premiere.

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