Warner Bros Movie Prop Warehouse

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 tour of Warner Bros. Pictures old movie prop warehouse featuring iconic pieces from movies like Batman, the Harry Potter franchise, The Matrix, and more. Plus, check out Shazam! star Zachary Levi’s man cave in his garage where he seems to be a bit of a doomsday prepper, and find out some things you might not know about Quantum Leap. Read More »

Shazam Trailer Breakdown

This past weekend, Shazam! bolted into theaters as the next chapter in the ever-changing landscape of the DC Extended Universe, and it sounds like audiences were very pleased with what they got from the superhero played by Zachary Levi. Along with a 92% Certified Fresh rating from critics at Rotten Tomatoes and a 90% score from audience, Shazam! also landed an “A” CinemaScore. So it should come as no surprise that the Shazam box office haul took the movie to the #1 spot on the charts, and executive producer Dwayne Johnson couldn’t be more thrilled, especially since this paves the way for him to arrive in the DCEU as Shazam villain Black Adam. Read More »

Game of Thrones Oreo Titles

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 the opening title sequence from Game of Thrones recreated with special Oreos. Find out how one special effects and make-up artist is using his expertise to help save lives, and see how Shazam! stars Zachary Levi and Mark Strong fare in a little trivia contest about the superhero formerly known as Captain Marvel. Read More »

shazam review

There’s a moment for every superhero movie fan where something clicks. Whether it’s when we pick up a comic book, flip to a superhero TV show, or watch a superhero movie for the first time, it’s the magic of experiencing something greater, weirder, and just generally more than us. The entirety of Shazam! is like that magical moment.

A raucous, charming kid adventure that is a delight to behold from start to finish, Shazam! feels like a throwback both to ’80s comedies and to the superhero movies of the early 2000s, with abundant callbacks to both genres. But rather than playing like an appeal to nostalgia, Shazam! is more of a spiritual throwback that captures the sincerity and silliness inherent in the superhero genre, while delivering a heartfelt story about the power of found families.

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Shazam Clip

In the latest DC Comics big screen adaptation, a young orphan named Billy Batson (Asher Angel) becomes endowed with the power to transform into an adult superhero named Shazam! (played by Zachary Levi). But how are you supposed to keep that secret when you have a whole family of fellow foster brothers and sisters living under the same roof? Well, you probably don’t want to tell the little sister who is pretty bad at keeping secrets. But that’s just something Billy/Shazam will have to deal with in this new Shazam clip. Read More »

Shazam fish bowl

We are now officially in the eye of the Shazam! marketing storm. A new clip debuted yesterday, tickets went on sale this morning for early screenings, and now a new international trailer is here that shows off even more footage from Warner Bros. and DC’s upcoming superhero film. Like most of the snippets we’ve seen thus far, there’s a heavy emphasis on comedy in this trailer, including a fun little Aquaman reference and an amusing joke I’ve never seen in a superhero movie before. Read More »

Shazam clip

Warner Bros. and DC are taking the DCEU in a lighter direction with Shazam!, the upcoming comedy about a kid who can transform into a full-grown superhero. Early buzz has been very positive, with critics praising its heart and humor, and now we can see more of that for ourselves in a brand new Shazam clip. In it, young Billy Batson (Asher Angel) has changed into the costumed alter ego (Zachary Levi) and seeks out his superhero-obsessed friend Freddy (Jack Dylan Grazer) to help him discover his superpowers.  Read More »

shazam early buzz

We’re still a month out from the release of Warner Bros.’ latest superhero effort, Shazam, but early buzz is already starting to build for the solo comic book movie starring Zachary Levi. Levi stars as the kid in an adult superhero’s body, whom 14-year-old Billy Batson (Asher Angel) can transform into after shouting one magic word. Just from the first trailers, the Big comparisons were being drawn — but were they on the mark? Yes, and more, the Shazam early buzz seems to be saying.

Critics and fans who got the chance to see early screenings of Shazam are raving about the film’s ’80s throwback inspirations and its crowd-pleasing story about family. See what critics have to say about Shazam below.

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Shazam trailer

Wonder Woman has a few moments of humor, Justice League has a handful of jokes, and Aquaman‘s drumming octopus showed a sense of self-awareness, but Shazam! looks to be the DC movie that relies on comedy the most. The good news? That approach seems to be the correct one for the story of a young boy who’s given the power to turn into a superhero when he utters a special word. Check out the latest Shazam trailer below. Read More »

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Shazam interview

Last week, I joined a small group of journalists at a post production facility on the Warner Bros. studio lot to see a sneak peek of footage from the upcoming superhero film Shazam! After getting an early look at a few minutes of the movie, we spoke with director David F. Sandberg and producer Peter Safran about the film’s connections to the DCEU, how the project evolved from the days when Dwayne Johnson‘s Black Adam was said to be involved, the film’s post-credit sequence, and much more.  Read More »