How to Make Burn Wounds for Movies

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, find out how burn wounds are created by make-up effects artists for movies and TV shows. Plus, watch a video essay focusing on how director Greta Gerwig revolutionized the classic story of Little Women to make it feel fresh again. And finally, listen as Anna Kendrick breaks down her career, starting with early roles in Camp and Rocket Science and taking us up through this year’s Trolls World Tour. Read More »

Trolls World Tour Honest Trailer

Since no one had anything else to watch while quarantining at home, Trolls World Tour became a VOD sensation that might usher in the death of movie theaters. At least that’s what the National Association of Theater Owners wants you to think. But when you see what the Trolls World Tour Honest Trailer has to say, you’ll realize that this is just an instance of parents desperately doing anything they can to get their kids to sit down for an hour and a half without having to play Frozen 2 again. Read More »

X-Files - Fake Cigarettes in Movies

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, find out why movies and TV shows from different studios and networks consistently used the same brand of fake cigarettes. Plus, learn how a pop medley scene in Trolls World Tour came together with songs from the likes of the Spice Girls and Baha Men, and Star Wars franchise legend Anthony Daniels reads a story out of the Star Wars: Galactic Adventures Storybook Collection. Read More »

Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance 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, take a look at The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance VFX work done by DNEG. Plus, take a look at how Justin Timberlake and composer Ludwig Göransson produced the Trolls World Tour soundtrack while being far away from each other, and listen as the successor to Chewbacca reads an adorable Star Wars children’s book. Read More »

Trolls: World Tour Trailer

Because of the truly strange and incomprehensible moment we’re all battling through, the only major new release in the month of April 2020 is Trolls World Tour. It’s a weird sentence to type, just as Trolls World Tour is a weird film to watch. This sequel to the 2016 DreamWorks Animation film, based on the colorful dolls that have survived popular culture the way cockroaches survive a nuclear apocalypse, could be worse. Slap that pull-quote on the poster, Universal/DreamWorks. That’s the best praise I can hand out to a movie whose predecessor was visually unpleasant and creatively bankrupt. Trolls World Tour is neither as garish to watch nor as troubling to ponder. But to call this a good movie in the midst of a pandemic is to dub a drop of water in a desert an oasis.

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trolls world tour clips

Sometimes the world seems like it’s relatively normal, and then you remember that Trolls World Tour might be the movie that will change moviegoing as we know it. Ahead of the DreamWorks animated film’s game-changing release in theaters and on VOD platforms next week, Universal has released two new Trolls World clips showing the characters played by Justin Timberlake, Anna Kendrick, and James Corden in action. Watch the new Trolls World Tour clips below.

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Trolls World Tour Rental

Next week sees the arrival of the big experiment from Universal Pictures and DreamWorks Animation when they send their theatrical release Trolls World Tour to VOD. It’s the first major studio movie intended for theatrical release that will be heading to VOD rental services first amidst the coronavirus outbreak. For those of you who just can’t wait to sing and dance along with Justin Timberlake and Anna Kendrick all over again, you can pre-order the Trolls World Tour rental on FandangoNOW right now and get discounts on other DreamWorks Animation movies in their library. Read More »

Trolls: World Tour Trailer

Is it just me, or does it feel like Trolls: World Tour has been advertised for a few years now? With one month until the movie hits theaters, one more trailer has arrived, revealing a couple more songs that these musical characters will be singing as they try to stop one bad rock and roll troll from turning everyone into rock zombies. Whatever that means. Read More »

Trolls World Tour Trailer

After being unable to stop the feeling of rhythm in the animated movie Trolls back in 2016, Trolls World Tour finds Poppy (Anna Kendrick) and Branch (Justin Timberlake) learn that there are even more tribes of trolls out in the world, each with their own unique musical tastes. Unfortunately, Queen Barb (Rachel Bloom), aided by her father King Thrash (Ozzy Osbourne), is trying to collect all six of the Infinity Stones strings of music in order to destroy every kind of music except rock. Watch the Trolls: World Tour trailer to see how that all plays out. Read More »

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In this edition of Sequel Bits:

  • Sing 2 and The Croods 2 get new release dates
  • Get hyped for The Conjuring 3 with new promo art
  • Travis Knight talks about the ending of Bumblebee
  • Trolls is hitting the road with a live show
  • All that and more.

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