VFX Artists React to The Mandalorian

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, the VFX artists react to the amazing, innovative visual effects used in the live-action Star Wars series The Mandalorian. Plus, Patrick (H) Willems analyzes a perfect episode of The Simpsons to see what makes the series work when it’s at its best, and Harrison Ford breaks down his long, decorated career in film, from American Graffiti to Call of the Wild. Read More »

the witcher season 2

Toss a coin to your Witcher, because the hit fantasy adventure series is coming back for season 2. Netflix has announced that The Witcher season 2 has begun production in the U.K., with a planned launch date in 2021. Henry Cavill returns in the title role of the gruff monster hunter, and is joined by his unlikely band of misfits: Anya Chalotra as the sorceress Yennefer, Freya Allan as the orphaned princess Ciri, and Joey Batey as everyone’s favorite bard Jaskier. The returning actors are joined by a host of new cast members, including Game of Thrones alum Kristofer Hivju.

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Welcome to Marwen

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 video essay that dives into the filmography of Robert Zemeckis and how the director became too obsessed with the tools he wanted to use for filmmaking and lost quality storytelling in the process. Plus, see The Witcher star Henry Cavill break down a fight sequence the Netflix’s adaptation of the fantasy novels and video game series, and check out some amusing bloopers from the Disney+ series from High School Musical: The Musical. Read More »

the witcher anime

Toss a coin to your anime fan friends, because The Witcher is becoming an anime movie. Netflix is capitalizing on the wild success of the Henry Cavill-starring high fantasy series based on the book series by Polish writer Andrzej Sapkowski and the popular video game franchise it spawned, ordering a The Witcher anime film from Korean animation house Studio Mir. Netflix has had great success with Studio Mir, having worked with them for the hit animated series Voltron: Legendary Defender, but the widely regarded animation studio is probably best known for its stunning work on Nickelodeon’s The Legend of Korra.

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History of Will Smith Rap

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 Jimmy Fallon and Will Smith rap through the career of the Fresh Prince of Bel-Air actor turned international superstar. Plus, check out over four dozen Easter eggs and comic references from the new Birds of Prey trailer, and watch a 90s-style, metal-infused VHS trailer for Netflix’s fantasy series The Witcher. Read More »

the witcher trailer new

In this edition of TV Bits:

  • The Saved by the Bell revival has found its star.
  • Netflix has revealed The Witcher timeline, in case you’re confused.
  • Patricia Arquette has joined the Apple TV+ series Severance.
  • Rick and Morty co-creator now has a claymation series at Quibi.
  • Check out the trailer for Diary of a Future President.

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Star Wars Jedi Fallen Order Trailer

Welcome to another edition of Gaming Bits, the column where I quickly present some of the hottest topics in gaming culture regarding narrative titles, property tie-ins, and other things of that nature. This installment is a little lighter than usual considering there’s been a shortage of news due to the holidays, but there are still some tantalizing tidbits to talk about, so let’s get right to it!

In this edition of Gaming Bits:

  • Star Wars gaming news
  • Resident Evil 3 Remake action concerns
  • PT/Silent Hills exploration mod
  • The Witcher released on Netflix
  • Xbox Series X update
  • And more!

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henry cavill reads the witcher

As I write this, it’s Friday, it’s late in the day, and we’re all ready for the weekend to get here. None of us much feels like doing anything that requires real effort at the moment, so my advice is to just kick back and relax. And what could be more relaxing than having professional handsome man Henry Cavill read The Witcher? The actor, who stars in the upcoming Netflix Witcher series, sat down to read some passages from a Witcher book.

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the witcher trailer final

The Witcher is a week away from working his magic on us all, which means its time for one final trailer. Henry Cavill stars in the new Netflix series based on the fantasy book series of the same name, and it’s pretty clear the streaming service is hoping that this becomes their Game of Thrones. This is certainly the biggest trailer yet, emphasizing scale, special effects, and lots of shots of Henry Cavill looking very, very serious. Watch the final The Witcher trailer below.

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the witcher characters

Henry Cavill, Henry Cavill’s wig, and Henry Cavill’s abs all star in The Witcher, Netflix’s new show based on the fantasy book series of the same name. The show drops on the streaming service this month, and ahead of its release, some new featurettes have arrived to introduce us to some of The Witcher characters. Cavill’s Geralt of Rivia is front and center, but you’ll also see videos for Yennefer of Vengerberg, played by Anya Chalotra, and Princess Cirilla, played by Freya Allan.

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