Charles Grodin on The Tonight Show

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, in honor of the late Charles Grodin, watch a classic moment from The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson where The Heartbreak Kid star has some playfully combative banter with the late night host. Plus, find out how Zack Snyder answers the web’s most searched questions about him and the films he’s directed. And finally, watch Ewan McGregor‘s transformation into Halston for the new Netflix series. Read More »

Zack Snyder's Justice League Darkseid Photo

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, listen as Watchmen and Justice League director Zack Snyder takes a look back at his career behind the camera. Plus, go behind the scenes of Netflix’s new superhero series Jupiter’s Legacy from Mark Millar. And finally, watch the music video for “Famous 5eva,” a track from Peacock’s new comedy series Girls5eva from 30 Rock creators Tina Fey and Robert Carlock. Read More »

Alex Ross - Green Lantern Corps

How did Watchmen influence Zack Snyder‘s take on Justice League? What was Fietro‘s appearance in WandaVision meant to pay homage to? What is the working title for Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania? Why is a Japan resident running for mayor dressed as Joker? What did Elizabeth Olsen have to say about the multiverse in the Marvel Cinematic Universe? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »

2021 Gotham Awards Winners

Awards season is unfolding a little later than usual this year thanks to the coronavirus pandemic shifting the windows for qualifying films into early 2021. That’s why movies like Nomadland and Minari, which you’ve seen pop up on various lists naming the Top 10 Films of 2020, aren’t getting wide theatrical releases until February. But the 30th Gotham Awards winners have just been announced, kicking off a season of accolades for the best films from last year. Who walked away with the big prizes? Get the full list of 2021 Gotham Awards winners below. Read More »

paul greengrass watchmen

Once upon a time, before Zack Snyder’s movie and the excellent HBO series, we almost got Paul Greengrass Watchmen. Greengrass was actually one of several filmmakers to circle the project, including Terry Gilliam, Darren Aronofsky, and even Tim Burton. Those are some very different filmmakers, and it’s easy to picture the wild ways Gilliam, Aronofksy, or Burton would interpret the material. But what about Greengrass? How would his version of Watchmen play out? According to the director himself, his Watchmen wouldn’t have been as faithful to the source material as Snyder’s movie. And it also might’ve ended up being similar to Todd Phillips’ Joker.

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Black Widow Variant Cover Front Page

Want to see New York Comic-Con panels for Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD, The Sandman audio drama, and X-Men: The Art and Making of the Animated Series? Who does Alan Moore think is the best Batman? Could Wonder Woman 1984 end up getting delayed again? Why did Deadpool 2 feel like a business transaction to Josh Brolin? Want to know more about The Harbinger? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »

Damon Lindelof's Watchmen Backstory

How did Damon Lindelof fall in love with comics and become obsessed with Watchmen? Want to buy a book full of sketches Hellboy creator Mike Mignola did in quarantine? Why is Los Angeles Comic-Con still happening in a pandemic? What was Dwayne Johnson‘s call with Aldis Hodge like after being offered the role of Hawkman in Black Adam? Will Fin Fang Foom be in the Shang-Chi movie? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »

Euphoria pandemic

Euphoria, HBO’s sex- and drug-fueled teenaged drama, won’t start shooting its second season until sometime next year. But the news isn’t all bad: fans will get a stepping stone before the second season drops.

HBO president Casey Bloys confirmed that a Euphoria pandemic episode, what he’s calling a “special COVID episode,” will air before the second season premieres on the premium cable channel. Meanwhile, Bloys and Watchmen showrunner Damon Lindelof also doubled down on the idea that there won’t be another season of the superhero show…at least, not any time soon. Read More »

The Batman Artwork

How’s the fourth season of Young Justice coming along? How did Hellboy creator Mike Mignola share his support for presidential candidate Joe Biden? Want to see some new official artwork inspired by The Batman? Want to see what it would be like if Emily Blunt ended up playing Black Widow? How much did The Hero Initiative’s Batman 100 raise for comic creators? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »

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2020 Emmys Winners List

Sunday night brought the 72nd Primetime Emmy Awards to ABC, honoring the best achievements in television from the past year. Jimmy Kimmel hosted an unusual virtual version of the broadcast in the age of coronavirus, and it was a big night for Schitt’s Creek, Watchmen and Succession, each taking home several of the key awards in their respective categories. See if any of your other favorite shows ended up on the 2020 Emmys winners list below. Read More »