Welcome to YouTube Re:View, a weekly listing of the most talked-about YouTube videos in the UK, brought to you by The Drum. This week Disney drop the new Mary Poppins trailer, Marvel takes us back to the nineties with Captain Marvel, the 70th Emmy Awards hosts take hits at big issues facing Hollywood, Cher reveals new music video and Lady Gaga answers 73 questions for Vogue.
Mary Poppins Returns trailer
It can be hard to compete against original, classic films, but Disney’s “Mary Poppins Returns,” certainly tries to do just that. In an all new original musical and sequel, Mary Poppins is back to help the next generation of the Banks children following a family loss. The all-star cast sees new faces Emily Blunt and Lin-Manuel Miranda along with some familiar faces like Dick Van Dyke.
(View Count: 6,231,648*)
Marvel Studios' Captain Marvel trailer
Marvel Studios have been hammering the nail on the head for the past 10 years with superhero films and next line in line is it's first female lead adventure, Captain Marvel. Carol Danvers returns to earth after a time away in space. Crashing into a Blockbuster Video store, smack bang in the nineties Captain Marvel teams up with a young looking Nick Fury, played by Samuel Jackson.
(View Count: 27,482,057*)
70th Emmy Awards: opening monologue
Hosted by comedians Michael Che and Colin Jost, the opening monologue for the 2018 Primetime Emmys is one we won't be forgetting anytime soon. Good or bad, you decide.
The duo made swipes at Trump, Roseanne, sexual harassment and diversity issues in Hollywood, the number of home viewers and how broadcast networks’ made minimal nominations compared to streaming giant Netflix.
(View Count: 1,310,398*)
Cher - SOS music video
From director Jake Wilson, comes a star-studded female cast, and a trip back to the 70s with fabulous neon makeup, retro hair, plaids and turtlenecks. The video for Cher's cover of Abba's SOS stars Rumer Willis and Betty Who along with women from all walks of life. Cher may not physically be there, but she's the voice giving strength to all these women.
(View Count: 251,335*)
73 Questions With Lady Gaga
Ahead if the release of her new film, "A Star Is Born," Lady Gaga invited Vogue to her home in LA, answering 73 questions. Taking a seta outside, with a cup of tea, Lady Gaga talks about her Las Vegas residency, working with actor-turned-director Bradley Cooper, and her songwriting process,.
(View Count: 3,247,083*)
Creator Spotlight: YouTube Picks with Jon Wilkins
This week, we have a very special guest, writing an extra edition of YouTube Re:View. Drum roll and please welcome, Jon Wilkins, Chairman of Karmarama, sharing his latest treasures on YouTube, as featured here. Find out what videos he’s ‘fan boying’ over, get an advertiser’s perspective plus watch this video for a Friday chuckle.
(*all view count numbers, correct at time of publication)
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