Mercenary at Midnight tops Amazon

Writer Nicholas Ryan Howard’s Mercenary at Midnight –  A Collection of Gutsy Verse was released on Valentine’s Day and has skyrocketed to the Amazon #1 Best Seller spots in American Poetry, Love and Erotic Poetry, and Poetry About Love free charts for Kindle. It currently holds steady in top rankings in all three categories. Crafted in the … Continue reading “Mercenary at Midnight tops Amazon”

Michael B. Jordan brings the sexy in Amazon Super Bowl LV spot

Amazon has partnered with renowned actor, film producer, director and arguably the sexiest man alive, Michael B. Jordan (Creed, Black Panther, Just Mercy) for his first-ever Super Bowl ad.  Entitled ‘Alexa’s Body’ and created by Lucky Generals – along with teams at Amazon – the spot celebrates Alexa’s new beautiful form factor, while one executive … Continue reading “Michael B. Jordan brings the sexy in Amazon Super Bowl LV spot”

HBO Max comes to Amazon Fire TV

Hallejuah! WarnerMedia announced today that HBO Max will begin rolling out on Amazon Fire TV streaming devices, Fire TV Edition smart TVs, and Fire tablets on Tuesday, November 17. This launch brings HBO Max into the living rooms of tens of millions of Amazon device customers.  HBO Max is WarnerMedia’s direct-to-consumer streaming offering, with 10,000 hours of curated premium … Continue reading “HBO Max comes to Amazon Fire TV”

Fonda, Freeman, Santana host Artists for Amazonia

On May 28, 2020, Jane Fonda, Morgan Freeman, Carlos Santana, Peter Gabriel, and numerous other artists will join indigenous leaders, scientists, and a broad coalition of NGOs in hosting Artists United for Amazonia: Protecting the Protectors, a global livestream event. The event is being produced by Artists for Amazonia. The two-hour event, to run from 8pm … Continue reading “Fonda, Freeman, Santana host Artists for Amazonia”

2020 SXSW Fest films stream on Amazon Prime

Amazon Prime Video and SXSW are joining forces to launch “Prime Video presents the SXSW 2020 Film Festival Collection,” following the unprecedented cancellation of the Conference and Festivals by the City of Austin due to concerns surrounding the Coronavirus. “Prime Video presents the SXSW 2020 Film Festival Collection” offers filmmakers in the 2020 SXSW Film Festival … Continue reading “2020 SXSW Fest films stream on Amazon Prime”

MIFF’s Duffy produces ‘More than a Cowboy’ on Amazon

In just under three weeks, 36-year-old MMA fighter Donald Cerrone will go into the Octagon for the UFC welterweight match of his career. On January 18 in Las Vegas, Cerrone, better known as “Cowboy,” will go up against Conor McGregor. This is the kind of fight where legends are born. What’s at stake for Cerrone, … Continue reading “MIFF’s Duffy produces ‘More than a Cowboy’ on Amazon”

Amazon throws exciting ‘Aeronauts’ event

The Aeronauts opens December 6. To build anticipation for the Eddie Redmayne, Felicity Jones’ reunion, Amazon Prime Video took flight on their experiential nationwide Aeronauts tour. By blending the past’s indelible spirit of curiosity with the technology of the future, attendees flocked to The Rose Bowl, in Pasadena, for the opportunity to look up and … Continue reading “Amazon throws exciting ‘Aeronauts’ event”

Amazon’s Singing Boxes need somebody to love

Christmas ads for retailers are now in full swing. Amazon has now entered the fray with their iconic singing boxes making a return. And Reel 360 likes this one a lot. Created by London-based Lucky Generals, the new Amazon toe-tapping and cheery new 90-second holiday TV spot is set to Solomon Burke’s classic track, Everybody … Continue reading “Amazon’s Singing Boxes need somebody to love”

Amazon, Howard U, launch Howard Entertainment

Today, Howard University and Amazon Studios announced the launch of Howard Entertainment, a program designed to diversify the entertainment industry by creating a pipeline for African-American students and other marginalized populations to train and study alongside entertainment executives. The experience will offer students a unique interdisciplinary curriculum, coupled with hands-on work experiences and networking with … Continue reading “Amazon, Howard U, launch Howard Entertainment”

Los Angeles’ The Grove goes all Jurassic with Amazon’s biggest delivery ever

Stars Chris Pratt and Bryce Dallas Howard Will Unbox the Enormous Surprise at The Grove in Los Angeles on June 2 at 12 P.M. PDT #amazonfindsaway There are many great things you can find at the Grove mall in Hollywood. Stores. A Farmers Market. Starbucks. Now Universal Pictures and Amblin Entertainment’s Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, … Continue reading “Los Angeles’ The Grove goes all Jurassic with Amazon’s biggest delivery ever”

Earth Day: Call to Action for planet’s fragile ecosystems

This week in Washington D.C., a Jumbotron will take people on a 20-minute visual tour of the Arctic’s fragile ecosystem, the Amazon’s unique biome and human-caused threats, and Antarctica, the most untouched environment on Earth. The images will cycle for 12 hours a day, for the week of Earth Day 2021. Positioned on the Washington … Continue reading “Earth Day: Call to Action for planet’s fragile ecosystems”

HBO’s ‘We’re Here’ Jeremy Austin aka 6 is here

Magnificent Makeup Artist and Drag Queen, Jeremy Austin aka 6, shares their story on how a 17-year-old teen from Columbus, Ohio overcame homelessness and drug addition to becoming an incredible drag performer and Head Makeup Artist on HBO’s award-winning reality series We’re Here. We’re Here elevates Queer voices, touring around the U.S. where three Drag … Continue reading “HBO’s ‘We’re Here’ Jeremy Austin aka 6 is here”

Chloé Zhao wins DGA Award for Nomadland

The winners of the Directors Guild of America Outstanding Directorial Achievement Awards for 2020 were announced tonight during the 73rd Annual DGA Awards virtual ceremony. Chloé Zhao won the DGA Award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Theatrical Feature Film for Nomadland. The moving film about grief and acceptance follows woman in her sixties (Frances McDormand) who, … Continue reading “Chloé Zhao wins DGA Award for Nomadland”

REEL WOMEN: Filmmaker, author Anna Fishbeyn

Anna Fishbeyn is the founder and president of XOFeminist Productions and Anteriya Films, is an award-winning star of stage and screen, a filmmaker, director, author and actress. She has a passion for the betterment of women in society and has shaped her work to drive gender equality.  Her film Galaxy 360: A Woman’s Playground, which she wrote, … Continue reading “REEL WOMEN: Filmmaker, author Anna Fishbeyn”

The City of Angels gets a new hell-ish production company

Film production company A Fresh Face in Hell announced today its launch in Seattle and LA with production stalwart Jason Botkin in the captain’s chair. Backed by a roster of established world-class talent and suitably named for its “never say die” approach to production, A Fresh Face in Hell will provide full-service production solutions for … Continue reading “The City of Angels gets a new hell-ish production company”

REEL WOMEN: New Blank’s Erin Serletic

When it comes to business development, Erin Serletic is in a class by herself. Her focus is knocking on doors, finding the opportunities, pitching capabilities and getting the RFP. She has a successful track record of helping companies reach their next level. Erin is equally effective at landing new business while growing and maintaining existing … Continue reading “REEL WOMEN: New Blank’s Erin Serletic”

Universal drops trailer for ‘Spirit Untamed’

Universal and DreamWorks Animation have released the next chapter in the Spirit series: Spirit Untamed. They describe the story as an epic adventure about a headstrong girl longing for a place to belong who discovers a kindred spirit when her life intersects with a wild horse.  Lucky Prescott (Isabela Merced, Dora and the Lost City … Continue reading “Universal drops trailer for ‘Spirit Untamed’”

Barnstorm VFX signs VFX Editor Ashish Raisinghani

Barnstorm VFX, an Emmy-nominated VFX studio specializing in high-quality digital effects, design, and production, has signed Ashish Raisinghani, whom they say embodies the pioneering ingenuity, daring creativity, and freewheeling spirit of the first aviators. Raisinghani is a highly sought-after VFX Editor who has worked on major, award-winning projects for some of the biggest artists in … Continue reading “Barnstorm VFX signs VFX Editor Ashish Raisinghani”

‘Nomadland’ takes top prize at Producers Guild Awards

As begin to place our bets on what will win at the Oscars, we now have two pretty safe wagers – Ma Rainey’s Chadwick Boseman for Best Actor and now, Nomadland for Best Picture. The Producers Guild of America Awards awarded Chloé Zhao’s opus with their top prize. The film rode past Emerald Fennell’s Promising … Continue reading “‘Nomadland’ takes top prize at Producers Guild Awards”

4 things Justice League got right and 4 wrong

Zack Snyder’s die hard fans have been waiting for the Zack Snyder Cut since the abomination we all know and hate called Justice League was released four years ago. The pleas of the fanboys (and fangirls) were heard and Warner Brothers finally released Zack Snyder’s Justice League in it’s FOUR HOUR glory on HBO Max … Continue reading “4 things Justice League got right and 4 wrong”