Pixar Up House with Real Physics

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, watch as visual effects artists simulate the flying house from Up using real physics to determine just how many balloons would be needed to make it happen. Plus, check out 30 minutes of relaxing visuals from Studio Ghibli movies to start your day off on a peaceful note. And finally, find out how realistic karate scenes are in movies like The Karate Kid, Bloodsport, and even The Office. Read More »

Cobra Kai Honest Trailer

It’s nothing short of a miracle that a revival of The Karate Kid franchise somehow ended up being more significant than a Funny or Die sketch. What’s even more impressive is that not only did Cobra Kai survive as one of YouTube Premium’s original programs, but it’s actually pretty damn good.

As the Cobra Kai Honest Trailer respectfully points out, instead of being a cheap nostalgia trip, this is a series that captures the spirit of the original Karate Kid franchise while also turning 1980s archetypes into full fledged characters with layers of complexity. Plus, it surprisingly delivers compelling story turns that keep things interesting, even if it’s all still a little melodramatic. Read More »

Cobra Kai Season 3 Easter Eggs

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, Netflix calls attention to nearly two dozen Easter eggs and callbacks from the third season of The Karate Kid sequel series Cobra Kai. Plus, find out some fun facts about A Goofy Movie that you probably didn’t know about. And finally, watch James Corden and some of his musical friends give an appropriate send-off to the former President of the United States on The Late Late Show. Read More »

Netflix Afterparty Cobra Kai Episode

In case you haven’t heard, The Netflix Afterparty is an exercise in synergy for the streaming service featuring David Spade, London Hughes, and Fortune Feimster and another comedian guest sitting down with the creators and stars of some of Netflix’s most popular original shows. Since the third season of Cobra Kai got everybody talking at the beginning of the year, Netflix has made the entirety of The Netflix Afterparty Cobra Kai episode available for free on YouTube. Check it out! Read More »

Disco Star Wars Christmas Lights Display

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, we don’t care if Christmas is over, because it’s 2020 and we still need some holiday cheer in the form of an impressive disco-style Star Wars Christmas light display. Plus, listen to the Cobra Kai cast recap the first two seasons of the show before the third season arrives this weekend. And finally, find out how Star Trek: Discovery is using the latest in 3D-printed design for the shows costume design and accessories. Read More »

The Karate Kid Reunited Apart

The Karate Kid has already enjoyed a reunion in the form of the original series Cobra Kai, which recently made the jump from YouTube to Netflix. With a third season debuting on the streaming service in January 2021, there’s no better time for Josh Gad to round up the cast and filmmakers from both The Karate Kid film franchise and the Cobra Kai series on Reunited Apart for one of the most packed episodes yet. So get ready to wax on and off while sweeping the leg in this latest nostalgia trip. Read More »

Cobra Kai Season 3 Trailer

Cobra Kai is back for a third season, but this time the dojo is over at Netflix after spending the first two seasons lost in the shuffle of YouTube’s original programming. The streaming service will allow a much larger audience to see how the Karate Kid legacy continues decades later as Daniel LaRusso (Ralph Macchio) and Johnny Lawrence (William Zabka) continue to be at odds as adults. But as the new Cobra Kai season 3 trailer reveals, the playing field has changed a little bit, and these two enemies will now have to work together to take down a common enemy. Read More »

VFX Artists React to TRON

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, see how VFX artists react to the original TRON from 1982 and the sequel TRON Legacy from nearly 30 years later. Plus, Netflix shows off all the Cobra Kai Easter eggs from the first and second season. And finally, Drew Barrymore reunites with her Charlie’s Angels co-star and ex-husband Tom Green. Read More »

LEGO Harry Potter Diagon Alley

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 new LEGO Harry Potter Diagon Alley playset with the designer of the massive, magical building brick creation. Plus, listen as the cast of Cobra Kai breaks down one of the show’s pivotal fight scenes. And finally, find out how to make the perfect key lime pie inspired by a fan favorite episode of Dexter. Read More »

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Animators React to Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

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, Corridor Crew digs back into animation with a new edition of Animators React, this time focusing on Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, Fantasia, Spirited Away, and more. Plus, a new video essay from Patrick (H) Willems examines the increasing presence of gonzo blockbusters like Jupiter Ascending and Alita: Battle Angel, and The Karate Kid star Ralph Macchio breaks down his career, which actually is more than The Karate Kid movies. Read More »