Ms. Marvel Easter Eggs Trailer, Oscar Voting Explained, and More

(The morning watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of notable videos from around the web. These can be video essays, fan-made productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious skits, or anything to do with our favorite movies and TV shows.)

In this edition, dive into a plethora of Marvel Easter eggs and comic references in the first “Ms. Marvel” trailer. Plus, if you’ve ever wondered how the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences votes for the Oscars, they’ve released a video to explain it all and hopefully explain why your favorite didn’t bring home a statue. at home. And finally, Sebastian Stan sits down to discuss his career, from the “Captan America” ​​franchise to his time on “Gossip Girl.”

Easter eggs galore in the Ms. Marvel trailer

The eagle looks towards ScreenCrush took the “Ms. Marvel” trailer frame by frame and found all the latest possible Easter eggs so you don’t have to. The video walks us through 71 different Easter eggs, from the obvious ones we also found like Ant-Man appearing as a drawing in a notebook to the New Jersey Avengers Expo lanyard hanging around Kamala Khan’s neck as she admires a model by Carol Danvers. While Kamala Khan has been known for some time to be a huge Captain Marvel fan, there are plenty of little nods to Carol scattered throughout the trailer, and seeing Kamala wearing a replica of Carol’s jacket is sure to be. to tug on the strings of the heart. The video even includes a theory about the Hulkling’s possible appearance that will give you chills.

How exactly do they choose Oscar winners?

With the Oscars right around the corner, it’s important to remember that winners aren’t chosen by singular voting, but rather by a ranked voting system, also known as the preferential voting system. Rather than Academy members voting individually for each category, they rank each nominee. If a candidate gets 50% or more of the votes, they automatically win. If no candidate has reached that point, the candidate with the fewest votes is optionally eliminated, and the “first choice” votes for the eliminated candidate are redistributed along with the remaining candidates. The process continues until a candidate has received at least 50% of the votes. The same process is used for nominations, which might explain why the positive buzz surrounding polarizing films isn’t enough to cross the threshold of a win.

Remember when Sebastian Stan starred in The Covenant?

In honor of his performance as rocker Tommy Lee on Hulu’s “Pam and Tommy,” Sebastian Stan sat down with vanity lounge to break down his career, unafraid to highlight lesser-known roles like Chase Collins in homoerotic horror flick “The Covenant” and Carter Baizen in “Gossip Girl.” Of course, Stan takes a long time to talk about what it means to him to play Marvel’s Winter Soldier aka Sergeant James Buchanan “Bucky” Barnes, even admitting he took on the role unknowingly. how important the character would be in the larger scheme of the MCU. Stan is charming and honest while discussing his roles and proving why he’s one of the best.

Alicia R. Rucker