Movies & Television

Ever wonder what production industry professionals think of the movies and television you watch? In this section, you’ll find movie and TV recommendations from our team. You’ll also find plenty of holiday-related lists like our Halloween TV Isn’t Dead post. Whether you’re into movie reviews and breakdowns or just like to get some behind the scenes knowledge from your favorite fandoms you can find something interesting here.

A tip jar appreciative of any suggestions on how to stay motivated.

4 Tips for Staying Motivated in 2020

Check out the ECG team’s list of helpful tips for staying sane and productive in 2020, and reflections on the effects the pandemic and social issues have on our collective mental health.

Natlie Portman and the other ladies of Annihilation dressed for combat

Annihilation: An ECG Movie Debate

Have you seen the Natalie Portman flick Annihilation? Did you like it? Click here to weigh in on the debate-in-progress between ECG’s staffers.

Coco vs The Book of Life poster, a comparison by animator David Hixon.

Coco vs The Book of Life

Where do you stand on the debate between Coco and The Book of Life? Do you have to pick side when two similar movies come out? We kind of did.

Mark Hamill, Daisy Ridley, and Carrie Fisher in a collage from The Last Jedi, with the words "The Hate" superimposed in yellow.

The Fandom Menace

How far into a movie franchise do you get before they start to disappoint you? Stop putting your expectations onto the movies and just enjoy them. Here’s how.