The Umbrella Academy came back for a second season on Netflix at the beginning of September and immediately topped the weekly streaming charts, greatly surpassing longtime streaming favorites like The Office, Grey’s Anatomy and NCIS. With that kind of success, it should come as no surprise that The Umbrella Academy season 3 has already been ordered by Netflix ,with production slated to start early next year. Read More »
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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, watch a VFX breakdown of the final battle from the second season of The Umbrella Academy, but beware of spoilers. Take a look behind the scenes of The Goonies thanks to a throwback featurette, and get up close and personal with Kevin Conroy, the voice of The Dark Knight on Batman: The Animated Series. Read More »
Like its debut season, The Umbrella Academy’s second season is oozing with historical, sociopolitical, and pop culture references, and nods to Gerard Way’s comic book source material. However, in the beginning of season 2, in each of the scenes during which the seven gifted children of The Academy travel back to the 1960s, a Hammer Film Production B horror flick, except for The Sergeant was a Lady, plays at the Avon Theater in Dallas, Texas, setting the tone for the rest of the season. And what a tone Hammer films have.
This post contains spoilers for The Umbrella Academy season 2.
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The Hargreeves children are going to do things their way, the effects that has on time and reality be damned. The Umbrella Academy season 2 picks up with the superpowered family as they find themselves “blasted back in time to 1960s Dallas” and separated from each other. Now, “the scattered siblings build new lives for themselves — until a new doomsday threat pulls them back together.” Watch how they begin to do so with the Umbrella Academy season 2 opening scene, which is available to watch online now.
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Class is back in session, at least for The Umbrella Academy. Netflix has released an official trailer for the second season of the TV series based on the comic book created and written by Gerard Way and illustrated by Gabriel Bá, which picks up on the superpowered family as they are transported back in time and must find a way to stop Doomsday from happening in 1963. Watch The Umbrella Academy season 2 trailer below.
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It’s almost time to enroll in The Umbrella Academy again. The Netflix series, based on the comic book created and written by Gerard Way and illustrated by Gabriel Bá, returns for a second season this July. To announce the season 2 premiere date, the cast of The Umbrella Academy got together – virtually. You can expect a real trailer with actual season 2 footage to follow soon, but for now, here’s the gang social distancing for your entertainment pleasure.
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