The Social Network Dialogue

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 closer look at the script Aaron Sorkin wrote for The Social Network to see how he uses certain literary devices to give dialogue rhythms and melodies. Plus, watch a wonderful conversation with Ben Stiller‘s late parents, the amazing Jerry Stiller and Anne Meara, about their early career in show biz. And finally, listen to actors like Harrison Ford, Jeff Goldblum, Terry Crews, Kristen Bell, and more recalling their first IMDb credit. Read More »

The Willoughbys Featurette

Since Netflix isn’t always the best at marketing their new movies and TV shows within their own apps, you might not have realized that their new original animated movie The Willoughbys is already available to watch. But maybe you’re not quite sure if you want to check out the adaptation of the children’s book of the same name by Newberry Award-winning author Lois Lowry, a new featurette and clip show off the quirky family with a great voice cast, including Ricky Gervais as a narrating cat. Read More »

The Willoughbys Clip

Last year, Netflix delivered quite the charming and touching animated Christmas movie with Klaus. This year, they’re digging into animation again, this time with the promising quirky comedy The Willoughbys, based on the children’s book of the same name by Newberry Award-winning author Lois Lowry.

If this is your first time hearing about The Willoughbys, whether in the form of a book or an animated feature film, don’t worry. Netflix has released a The Willoughbys clip featuring Ricky Gervais as the voice of a cat who seems to be well-versed on the titular family. In the clip, he explains the long legacy of the family, including their impressive facial hair, before giving us a rundown of the kids the story focuses on. Read More »

John Henry movies

Last October, Hobbs and Shaw star Dwayne Johnson announced that he will be playing folk hero John Henry in a Netflix film called John Henry and the Statesmen. But Saban Films apparently isn’t too concerned about that, because it has announced that Terry Crews (Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Deadpool 2) will be playing John Henry in a theatrical feature film set in modern-day Los Angeles, and Crews will be joined by Chris “Ludacris” Bridges as his co-star. Learn more about these two dueling John Henry movies below. Read More »

Ant-Man and the Wasp VFX

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, check out an Ant-Man and the Wasp visual effects breakdown from key action sequences. Plus, Andy Samberg reveals some of the jokes written for his hosting stint on the Golden Globes that ended up being rejected, and Terry Crews goes undercover on Reddit, YouTube and Twitter. Read More »

Brooklyn Nine-Nine Recap Video

After fans stirred up quite a ruckus online following the cancellation of the cop comedy series Brooklyn Nine-Nine over at FOX, the show was brought back to life thanks to a sixth season order at NBC. Now we’re on the verge of the season six premiere of Brooklyn Nine-Nine, and the Peacock is hoping to drum up some new viewers to join the already loyal fans of one of the best comedies on TV right now. That’s why they’ve put together a Brooklyn Nine-Nine recap video to catch up even the most clueless viewer on the entire series so far.

Watch the Brooklyn Nine-Nine recap video below. Read More »

Brooklyn Nine-Nine Season 6 Premiere

Brooklyn Nine-Nine was cancelled for a total of 31 hours before NBC stepped in and rescued it, and thank heavens for that. The series will jump from FOX to NBC next year for its sixth season, and we now have an official premiere date, as well as confirmation of when the show will air weekly.

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Bedlam in Deadpool 3

Terry Crews was on a Television Critics Association panel for Brooklyn Nine-Nine, which was rescued by NBC after being cancelled by Fox. He’s also had a big summer with roles in the indie darling Sorry to Bother You and the mega Blockbuster Deadpool 2.

Both movie roles are sort of cameos. In Sorry, he plays the uncle in whose garage Cassius Green (Lakeith Stanfield) is living. In Deadpool 2, Crews played Bedlam, a member of the X-Force that Deadpool (Ryan Reynolds) recruits. Spoilers for Deadpool 2 follow, but we found out whether Bedlam can return and why Crews feels a little guilty for his role in the film’s deceptive (but hilarious) marketing.

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War for the Planet of the Apes VFX

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, Weta Digital shows how they delivered the subtleties of motion capture performances in the visual effects for War for the Planet of the Apes. Plus, learn more about the work of one of the puppet masters behind some of the most iconic Star Wars creatures, and recap the entire series of Brooklyn Nine-Nine with Terry Crews. Read More »

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sorry to bother you red band trailer

If you weren’t already hyped for Sorry To Bother You, this red band trailer should do the trick. Boots Riley‘s Sundance hit looks like one of the year’s best films. Watch the Sorry To Bother You red band trailer below.

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