Zoë Kravitz’s still training as Catwoman in lockdown

Call her, “Krav-woman.” Zoë Kravitz (The Batman) has previously detailed her infamous training regime to prepare for the role of Catwoman in Matt Reeves‘ upcoming The Batman, and now that production on the movie has temporarily shut down due to the coronavirus pandemic, the actress says she is doing her best to stay in supervillain form. … Continue reading “Zoë Kravitz’s still training as Catwoman in lockdown”

Zoë Kravitz cast as Catwoman in new ‘Batman’

As Matt Reeves’ The Batman moves closer to its January production start, we are getting more and more casting news. Now there is word we have Catwoman. Zoë Kravitz (Mad Max: Fury Road) will be cracking the whip alongside Robert Pattison’s Dark Knight. Matt Reeves, who is writing the script in addition to directing, has … Continue reading “Zoë Kravitz cast as Catwoman in new ‘Batman’”

Ava DuVernay named Guest Artistic Director of AFI Fest

The American Film Institute (AFI) announced today that Academy Award-nominated filmmaker Ava DuVernay will serve as Guest Artistic Director at AFI FEST 2022.  DuVernay has selected three independent films amplifying the voices and vision of women directors to showcase: Hellion (2014), directed by Kat Candler and starring Academy Award-nominee Juliette Lewis and Aaron Paul; Mosquita … Continue reading “Ava DuVernay named Guest Artistic Director of AFI Fest”

AFI FEST announces full festival lineup

The American Film Institute (AFI) announced today the full lineup for this year’s AFI FEST Film Festival including Bones and all, directed by Academy Award-nominee Luca Guadagnino, Le Pupille, directed by Alice Rohrwacher, Nanny, directed by Nikyatu Jusu, SR., directed by Chris Smith, and Women Talking by Academy Award-nominated writer and director Sarah Polley, which … Continue reading “AFI FEST announces full festival lineup”

The Batman will return

It’s official, Battinson, Zoë Kravitz, director Matt Reeves, and more will be returning for a sequel to Warner Brothers’ blockbuster hit The Batman.  At CinemaCon 2022, the annual trade show for theater owners, Warner Bros. Pictures Group chairman Toby Emmerich shared the news and Reeves came on stage to help make the announcement, saying more … Continue reading “The Batman will return”

HBO Max announces The Batman premiere date

The Warner Bros. Pictures global blockbuster, from writer/director Matt Reeves, The Batman starring Robert Pattinson in the dual role of Gotham City’s vigilante detective and his alter ego, reclusive billionaire Bruce Wayne, will be available to stream on HBO Max on Monday April 18.  Dylan Clark (the Planet of the Apes films) and Reeves produced the film. The Batman will … Continue reading “HBO Max announces The Batman premiere date”

94th Oscars adds Halle Bailey, Samuel L. Jackson, Sean Combs as presenters

Show producers Will Packer and Shayla Cowan today announced additional presenters for the 94th Oscars.  The star lineup includes Halle Bailey, Sean “Diddy” Combs, Jamie Lee Curtis, Woody Harrelson, Samuel L. Jackson, Shawn Mendes, Tyler Perry and Tracee Ellis Ross.  Previously announced Oscars presenters include Ruth E. Carter, Kevin Costner, Anthony Hopkins, Lily James, Daniel Kaluuya, Zoë Kravitz, Mila Kunis, Lady Gaga, John Leguizamo, … Continue reading “94th Oscars adds Halle Bailey, Samuel L. Jackson, Sean Combs as presenters”

Mila Kunis, Wesley Snipes, John Travolta join Oscar presenters

Show producers Will Packer and Shayla Cowan today announced the next wave of star presenters headed to the stage for the 94th Oscars.  The lineup includes Daniel Kaluuya, Mila Kunis, Lupita Nyong’o, Naomi Scott, Wesley Snipes and John Travolta.  The Oscars will air live on ABC and broadcast outlets worldwide on Sunday, March 27, 2022, at 8 p.m. EDT/5 p.m. PDT. Previously announced Oscars presenters include Ruth E. … Continue reading “Mila Kunis, Wesley Snipes, John Travolta join Oscar presenters”

Review: The Batman does the World’s Greatest Detective justice

Matt Reeves’ The Batman opened on March 4, 2022 and he and his team of impeccable designers and actors have created one of the greatest Batman movies of all time. Move over, The Dark Knight. Reeves creates a dark and gothic world of Gotham City with Bruce Wayne living in a shadowy castle, almost dilapidated … Continue reading “Review: The Batman does the World’s Greatest Detective justice”

Interview: Matt Reeves catches The Batman in freefall

Director/ Writer/ Proudcer Matt Reeves’ The Batman, which stars Robert Pattinson in the titular role, is both an epic, high-octane action film on a massive visual scale and a gritty, edgy and emotional exploration into the twisted inner workings of the mind, all set within an iconic city on the brink. In Reeves’ Gotham, fear … Continue reading “Interview: Matt Reeves catches The Batman in freefall”

What do critics say about The Batman?

Last week Matt Reeves’ The Batman premiered in London and Paris, but Warner Brothers had a very strict embargo until today. In the beginning of the month, Awards Ace’s Erick Weber shared on Twitter that he too knew someone who viewed an early screening and they described The Batman as a “complex film,” comparing it … Continue reading “What do critics say about The Batman?”

Early reactions to The Batman say…

Matt Reeves’ The Batman, starring Robert Pattinson (aka Battinson) and Zoë Kravitz premiered in Paris and London and while Warner Brothers has a very strict embargo until Monday, February 28 at 12 p.m. EST, MTV UK attempted to let slip some early reactions in a now deleted instagram video. Before the video was taken down, … Continue reading “Early reactions to The Batman say…”

The Batman described as a “complex film”

In just about a month Bat-Fans will be flying to the theaters by the cauldron in order to get our first look at Battinson as our newest caped crusader. In August 2021, we reported about a Twitter thread posted by “blurayangel” who claimed they knew someone who had attended an early screening and said “The … Continue reading “The Batman described as a “complex film””

WB debuts latest poster and trailer for The Batman

Warner Bros. recently shared the latest movie poster for their upcoming March 2022 release of The Batman, starring Robert Pattinson (we prefer Battinson) in the dual role of Gotham City’s vigilante detective and his alter ego, reclusive billionaire Bruce Wayne. The movie poster not only features Pattinson (Tenet, The Lighthouse) as Batman, but also Zoë … Continue reading “WB debuts latest poster and trailer for The Batman”

Oreo and The Batman team up for new adventure

Oreo and comic book hero Batman have joined forces for a limited edition run of cookies, promoted by a fun-filled video that sees the Gotham City recreated with the sweet treats. Bringing together two American icons, the short film begins by teasing viewers with various Batman-related symbols engraved into the Oreos before dramatically panning across … Continue reading “Oreo and The Batman team up for new adventure”

Natasha Lyonne joins The Directors Bureau

Natasha Lyonne–director/writer/actor/producer/co-creator of Russian Doll, the Netflix series which earned 13 Emmy nominations in 2019, winning three (for Cinematography, Production Design, Contemporary Costumes)–has joined the filmmaker collective at The Directors Bureau, marking her first global representation as a director for branded content, advertising and music video projects. Lyonne herself garnered three Emmy nominations for Russian Doll–Outstanding Comedy … Continue reading “Natasha Lyonne joins The Directors Bureau”

The Batman: Test screening says film is “scary, horror”

It’s been a minute since we have talked about Matt Reeves’ upcoming take on the caped crusader with Robert Pattinson, The Batman. The film has been shrouded in secrecy so it has been hard to get any kind of real news. Now, there is word that Warner Bros. held a test screening for The Batman … Continue reading “The Batman: Test screening says film is “scary, horror””

Pics and Videos from ‘The Batman’ Chicago shoot

This weekend, Warner Bros. was back at it as Matt Reeves’ The Batman took to LaSalle and Lower Wacker Drive in Chicago. Pics and videos of the highly anticipated film starring Robert Pattinson, Zoë Kravitz, Colin Farrell appeared all over social media this weekend. This weekend Pattinson’s and Kravitz’s stunt people joined the 2nd unit … Continue reading “Pics and Videos from ‘The Batman’ Chicago shoot”

Batman and Selina in action in Chicago’s loop

Matt Reeves‘ highly anticipated The Batman has now descended upon Chicago. The scene being shot last night, at Clark and Washington Streets, seems to be a continuation of a scene being shot in Liverpool where Bruce (Robert Pattinson) and Selina Kyle (Zoë Kravitz) are being chased on motorcycles. Here, Patt-Man’s stuntman and Kravitz’s stuntwoman are seen in … Continue reading “Batman and Selina in action in Chicago’s loop”

First ‘Batman’ production set pics from Chicago’s Loop

While there is no Robert Pattinson, Colin Farrell, Paul Dano or Zoë Kravitz to speak of, Matt Reeves‘ highly anticipated The Batman has now descended upon Chicago. As you can see from the tweets below, the Windy City has once again been turned into Gotham City. Filming this weekend will be near 100 W. Randolph. … Continue reading “First ‘Batman’ production set pics from Chicago’s Loop”