Harry Potter Visual Effects

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, Warner Bros. Pictures reveals the impressive digital effects used to create some of the sets, creatures, and spells of the Harry Potter franchise. Plus, quick-draw world champion Nicole “Fastdraw” Franks rates the realism of gunslinging scenes in movies and TV shows like Django Unchained and Westworld. And finally, find out how to make Kumandra Soup from Raya and the Last Dragon.
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Westworld Season 3 Vehicles

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, get a close look at the futuristic vehicles that were designed for the third season of HBO’s series Westworld. Plus, find out how rats are trained for movies like Bram Stoker’s Dracula and Willard. And finally, D23 celebrates 80 years of Captain America with a look back through the character’s history through comic books, movies, TV shows and all of pop culture. Read More »

Brie Larson on Hot Ones

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 exploring the visual style of director Christopher Nolan and how IMAX has only bolstered his work. Plus, Brie Larson takes some time to get spicy from home on a recent virtual edition of Hot Ones, and check out a visual effects breakdown of robots, environments, and more from the third season of Westworld. Read More »

Ghostbusters 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, watch a vintage featurette on the making of the ghosts, monsters, and visual effects of the original Ghostbusters. Plus, learn how the famous “Oh Yeah” song from Ferris Bueller’s Day Off came into existence, and listen to a roundtable discussion hopefully Emmy contenders in TV directing, including Jonathan Nolan (Westworld), Deborah Chow (The Mandalorian), Alex Garland (Devs), and more. Read More »

Making of Westworld Season 3

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, go behind the scenes of the third season of Westworld to see how they pulled of some of the visual effects sequences, which included some help from the technology used to make The Mandalorian. Plus, learn about the ABCs of Cinematography from Film Crit Hulk, and learn about the making of Cars Land from Disney’s theme parks. Read More »

westworld seasons

HBO recently gave Westworld season 4 a green light, and when word of that renewal broke, it came with a rumor. That rumor stated that behind-the-scenes, showrunners Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy were planning for six seasons total. But now we’ve learned that’s not true. Nolan and Joy say they’ve never actually discussed how many seasons they want to do, because circumstances can always change.

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westworld crisis theory review

Westworld season 3 is over, and while it might be a controversial stance, let’s call this the worst season of the series yet. Yes, there were plenty of valid complaints about season 2. But even at its worse, season 2 was at least mildly interesting. The same can not be said of season 3, which managed to make non-stop action and full-blown societal chaos boring. So let’s see what happened on Westworld season 3 this week.

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westworld passed pawn review

We’re in the endgame now, people. There’s only one more episode of Westworld season 3 left, and I don’t know about you, but I’m so ready for the end. This season has been a wasted opportunity, with the promise of starting fresh almost immediately obliterated by the series falling back into bad habits. So let’s take a look at what happened on Westworld season 3 this week.

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westworld season 4

HBO is sticking with Westworld. The sci-fi series just got itself a fourth season from the network, which is currently in the process of airing season 3. Two more episodes remain in this current season, and, like season 3, Westworld season 4 will consist of 8 episodes. And, like season 3, it will probably be filled with all sorts of confusing twists and turns, and scenes of characters delivering ominous monologues about free will.

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westworld episode 7 trailer

There are only two episodes left of Westworld season 3, which means there are only two more chances for this season to either give us some answers or disappoint us terribly! Based on this new trailer for episode 7, the next episode is finally going to give us some backstory on Caleb, the new character played by Aaron Paul. Watch the Westworld episode 7 trailer below.

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