Will Jonah Hill flake on Martin Scorsese in Coke ad?

Oh those dots. You know ’em. And we at Reel 360 hate ’em. The blinking dots of hell that appear on your smartphone when you have texted someone and are waiting – for what seems like an eternity – for a response. That’s what Coca-Cola Energy taps into for a superb Super Bowl spot from … Continue reading “Will Jonah Hill flake on Martin Scorsese in Coke ad?”

AFI Fest to honor Martin Scorsese

The American Film Institute has announced that AFI FEST 2019 presented by Audi will honor Martin Scorsese with a tribute on Friday, November 15 at the TCL Chinese Theatre in Hollywood. The evening will celebrate the AFI Life Achievement Award recipient and Academy Award winner’s indelible impact on culture as one cinema’s most acclaimed filmmakers. … Continue reading “AFI Fest to honor Martin Scorsese”

Goodfellas star Ray Liotta dead at 67

Academy award-nominated and Primetime Emmy Award-winning iconic actor and star of Goodfellas, Ray Liotta has passed away at age 67. Deadline first reported that the actor died quietly in his sleep in the Dominican Republic, where he was shooting the film Dangerous Waters. No foul play is suspected.  Raymond Allen Liotta was born in Newark, … Continue reading “Goodfellas star Ray Liotta dead at 67”

Senior Colorist Emiliano Serantoni joins Harbor

Harbor has tapped senior colorist, Emiliano Serantoni to complement its growing global talent roster, announced Harbor CEO, Zak Tucker, today. Hailing from Paris, France, Serantoni’s portfolio boasts extensive international campaigns for global brands including Apple, Nike, HP, Dior, Hermes, Orange, YSL, Jacquemus, Cartier and Burberry. His artistic sensibilities have earned him long-standing relationships with top … Continue reading “Senior Colorist Emiliano Serantoni joins Harbor”

Dune, Underground Railroad, Titans take top honors at ASC Awards

The 2022 ASC Awards for Outstanding Achievement in Cinematography ceremony — clocking in at two hours and 30 minutes — was the first major in-person event held at the ASC Clubhouse in Hollywood for more than two years. And it not only celebrated excellence in the art form, but the enduring spirit of all who worked under difficult … Continue reading “Dune, Underground Railroad, Titans take top honors at ASC Awards”

Jane Campion wins DGA for Outstanding Directorial Achievement

It is looking more and more like The Power of the Dog is the one to beat at the upcoming Oscars.The winners of the Directors Guild of America Outstanding Directorial Achievement Awards for 2021 were announced last night during the 74th Annual DGA Awards at the Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills. Jane Campion won the … Continue reading “Jane Campion wins DGA for Outstanding Directorial Achievement”

Our top 15 Thanksgiving movies

Thanksgiving has many traditions in not only food dishes, but also entertainment. And in a time where we are in the middle of a pandemic, we can use some entertainment. Some people enjoy watching endless hours of football, while others take the time to listen to Arlo Guthrie’s “Alice’s Restaurant” in its entirety. I, on … Continue reading “Our top 15 Thanksgiving movies”

Brendan Fraser gets emotional when fans share excitement about return

Actor Brendan Fraser is feeling the love after learning his fans were still “rooting” for him. A video of The Doom Patrol star in a virtual meet and greet was uploaded to TikTok where he spoke with Lindley Key, a cosplayer, who let him know that fans were still behind him. In an article that originally … Continue reading “Brendan Fraser gets emotional when fans share excitement about return”

Cannes: Spike Lee makes marks as President

After two years of life without the magical, 100-year-old film festival that takes place on the French Riviera- due to the pandemic – The Festival de Cannes is finally back in full swing and the cinephiles running the festival already have a lot to say. Both jury president Spike Lee and creative director Thierry Fremaux spoke … Continue reading “Cannes: Spike Lee makes marks as President”

Lansky: Actor Danny A. Abeckaser plays FBI

The much-anticipated summer crime drama Lansky by writer/director Eytan Rockaway is set to hit theatres and digital streaming channels on June 25. The film’s star-studded cast features Harvey Keitel, Sam Worthington, Danny A. Abeckaser, David James Elliott, Minka Kelly, David Cade, John Magaro, and AnnaSophia Robb, among others. The script was inspired by actual conversations that took place … Continue reading “Lansky: Actor Danny A. Abeckaser plays FBI”

Love and Death: Jesse Plemons joins Elizabeth Olsen

Jesse Plemons (Fargo, Black Mirror, Breaking Bad) will star opposite Elizabeth Olsen (WandaVision, Avengers, Wind River) in the Max Original limited series Love and Death as “Allan Gore.” Olsen was previously announced to star as Candy Montgomery. Love and Death is based on a true story, Wylie, TX, housewife Candy Montgomery murders Betty Gore in 1980. It’s … Continue reading “Love and Death: Jesse Plemons joins Elizabeth Olsen”

Anthony Anderson set to host 2021 MUAHS Awards

Emmy® and Golden Globe®- nominated actor, Anthony Anderson, star and executive producer of ABC’s multi-award-nominated sitcom “black-ish,” will host the 8th Annual Make-Up Artists & Hair Stylists Guild (MUAHS, IATSE Local 706) Awards, bringing his humor and talent to the star-studded event honoring  outstanding achievements of both make-up artists and hair stylists in motion pictures, television, commercials and live theater.  The reimagined … Continue reading “Anthony Anderson set to host 2021 MUAHS Awards”

The Brazilian Firecracker Aymara Limma goes boom

I have never been to Brazil, but when I moved to Los Angeles I got a good taste of it when I met fabulous writer, director, producer and actress, Aymara Limma. Aymara may be petite, but the woman known as “The Brazilian Firecracker” is truly the entire package. Born in Rio de Janeiro, the incredibly … Continue reading “The Brazilian Firecracker Aymara Limma goes boom”

Squeak E. Clean scores three Super Bowl LV spots

Global creative audio network Squeak E. Clean Studios once again heralds the Super Bowl with three of the most talked-about game day ads. The company lent dynamic musical stylings and audio prowess to Squarespace’s “5 to 9,” debuting a remix of the Dolly Partons’ original “9 to 5” by the country music singer herself, State … Continue reading “Squeak E. Clean scores three Super Bowl LV spots”

Frankie Goes to Hollywood, actress Francesca De Luca

Francesca De Luca says when she stands in front of camera, every fiber of her being comes to life. She’s driven by the challenge of bringing to life a character from page. For her, the creative process is a journey unlike any other and one she relishes. The world needs actors and storyteller now more than ever. For Francesca “Frankie,” the craft of acting is … Continue reading “Frankie Goes to Hollywood, actress Francesca De Luca”

Haymaker names Sorrentino EP/Director of LA facility

Award-winning Swedish visual effects studio, Haymaker, has expanded its U.S. operations and opened a new facility in Los Angeles. Haymaker CEO and lead VFX supervisor Alex Hansson has named Leslie Sorrentino as executive producer and director of new business for the Los Angeles office.  Sorrentino is a multiple Clio and an Emmy Award-winning advertising and … Continue reading “Haymaker names Sorrentino EP/Director of LA facility”

HBO Max announces new Gotham P.D. series

Wait, my Geek brain is spinning. Didn’t we just spend five years watching Gotham on Fox? At any rate, HBO Max has announced that it has given a series commitment to an original DC drama set in the Gotham City police department. The series is from The Batman filmmaker Matt Reeves, Boardwalk Empire creator Terence Winter, The Batman producer Dylan Clark, and Warner Bros. Television. The groundbreaking television … Continue reading “HBO Max announces new Gotham P.D. series”

Florence Pugh, Lulu Wang, John David Washington among Academy invites

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is extending invitations to join the organization to 819 artists and executives who have distinguished themselves by their contributions to theatrical motion pictures.  The 2020 class is 45% women, 36% underrepresented ethnic/racial communities, and 49% international from 68 countries.  There are 75 Oscar® nominees, including 15 winners, and … Continue reading “Florence Pugh, Lulu Wang, John David Washington among Academy invites”

Prepare for the Death & Rebirth of Hollywood

Editor’s Note: This is a reprint of a blog that first appeared on Medium.com. It is reprinted with Richard Jane’s permission. Production, exhibition, and good old fashion power are all being violently uprooted in tinsel town and where we land twelve months from now is going to look very different from the last twenty years. … Continue reading “Prepare for the Death & Rebirth of Hollywood”