George Clooney, Ben Affleck serve up The Tender Bar trailer

A neighborhood pub in Manhasset, Long Island, becomes a second home for a fatherless boy in The Tender Bar, a poignant and inspiring coming-of-age story directed by George Clooney. J.R. (Tye Sheridan and Daniel Ranieri), whose father disappeared from his life before he was old enough to speak, moves into his grandfather’s dilapidated house after … Continue reading “George Clooney, Ben Affleck serve up The Tender Bar trailer”

Ben Affleck directs and stars alongside Shaq in WynnBET campaign

Premier online sports betting and iGaming app, WynnBET, from the global leader in luxury hospitality, Wynn Resorts, on Monday launched its dynamic advertising campaign starring Ben “Batfleck” Affleck, NBA iconShaquille O’Neal and Melvin Gregg. The commercial spots, directed by Affleck, detail Affleck and Gregg’s journey to the sportsbook at Wynn Las Vegas where they interact with Shaq and other … Continue reading “Ben Affleck directs and stars alongside Shaq in WynnBET campaign”

Ben Affleck to reprise Batman in ‘Flash’ movie

From the “Did Not See This Coming Department” — actor, director and writer Ben Affleck has signed onto the upcoming Flash movie as Bruce Wayne/Batman. Vanity Fair, who first reported the deal, says Affleck will join Justice League co-star Ezra Miller and possibly Michael Keaton as another version of Batman, in a film is pretty … Continue reading “Ben Affleck to reprise Batman in ‘Flash’ movie”

Ben Affleck joins Robert Rodriguez film, ‘Hypnotic’

Academy Award winner Ben Affleck will star in Robert Rodriguez’ mind-bending action thriller Hypnotic. Hypnotic is an action thriller directed by Rodriguez (Alita: Battle Angel, Sin City) and written by Rodriguez and Max Borenstein (Godzilla franchise, Kong: Skull Island). The film follows a detective (Affleck) who becomes entangled in a mystery involving his missing daughter … Continue reading “Ben Affleck joins Robert Rodriguez film, ‘Hypnotic’”

Affleck’s The Batman would have featured Batgirl

When you hear things like this, it makes you wonder sometimes what is going on over at the water tower on the Warner Bros lot. When the “Snyderverse” was still a thing, Ben Affleck (Bruce Wayne/Batman) co-wrote a script called The Batman with Geoff Johns. The star was also attached to direct. Besides the successive … Continue reading “Affleck’s The Batman would have featured Batgirl”

Affleck, Cavill, Momoa and more react to Snyder news

Off the top of my head, I cannot think of a single film, definitely not of the comic book genre, where the effort tanked at the box office, was generally panned by critics and fans alike, not only get a re-release, but a completely new version. But that is the case with Zack Snyder’s Justice … Continue reading “Affleck, Cavill, Momoa and more react to Snyder news”

It’s official, Joss Whedon is still a jerk

With. A. Capital. J. In a desperate attempt to stay relevant, Joss Whedon is lashing out against his accusers including Gal Gadot and Ray Fisher in a classic narcissistic deflection move. For whatever reason, Vulture decided to give this guy a voice and allow him to completely dismiss the very well-documented and investigated allegations against … Continue reading “It’s official, Joss Whedon is still a jerk”

A look at Amazon Studio’s Oscar hopefuls

Oscar buzz is humming through the Omicron infected air of Los Angeles and as more of the movie audience (including guild voters) stream movies at home in the pandemic era, a leader in streaming, Amazon Studios, is buzzing with Oscar hopefuls. Their top film, Being the Ricardo’s, has been an award season favorite thus far … Continue reading “A look at Amazon Studio’s Oscar hopefuls”

The Power of the Dog’ and ‘House of Gucci’ Lead SAG Awards film nominations

Nominees for the 28th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards (SAG) honoring outstanding individual, cast and ensemble performances for the past year were announced this morning by Rosario Dawson (Dopesick, Go-Big Show) and Vanessa Hudgens (tick, tick…BOOM!, The Princess Switch) via Instagram Live. The nominees for outstanding action performances by film and television stunt ensembles were announced by SAG Awards Committee Members Jason … Continue reading “The Power of the Dog’ and ‘House of Gucci’ Lead SAG Awards film nominations”

Power of the Dog, Succession win at cloaked Golden Globe Awards

It was like the HFPA wore Harry Potter’s invisibility cloak. After a year of controversy and scandals, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association announced the winners of the 79th annual Golden Globe Awards via Twitter on Sunday night. No media or celebrities were in attendance. There was no red carpet. WandaVision was shut out. And there was no … Continue reading “Power of the Dog, Succession win at cloaked Golden Globe Awards”

Michael Keaton added to Batgirl cast

Warner Bros. Pictures recently released an official 2022 movie preview kit featuring an updated cast list and synopsis for many of their movies, including the HBO Max original Batgirl.  This will be the first-ever live-action feature film to star the popular DC Superhero, Batgirl. In a surprise that is rocking the internet, the listing for … Continue reading “Michael Keaton added to Batgirl cast”

Halloween “Killed” at this weekend’s Box Office

Michael Myers in his twelfth installment of the Halloween franchise, made a killing at the box office this weekend, even though he was also streaming on Peacock (NBC Universal). Halloween Kills brought in an estimated $50.3 million at the North American box office this weekend. That number exceeded industry expectations, which had projected the film … Continue reading “Halloween “Killed” at this weekend’s Box Office”

Here are all the deets for DC FanDome

If you’re a DC Fan, and I am, there’s only one thing that you will be doing this weekend and that is attending the online event of the year – DC FanDome. Having launched last year during quarantine, it is like a Comic-Con specifically for DC fanboys and fangirls, promising trailers, news and first-look previews … Continue reading “Here are all the deets for DC FanDome”

Batfleck alludes to discord with Joss Whedon in new interview

Ben Affleck, the most recent, and for some the most beloved, Batman admits that working with disgraced director Joss Whedon was “difficult” during a recent red carpet interview with Variety. While promoting his new film The Tender Bar, Batfleck touched briefly on his Flash and Justice League experiences. “It was a really nice way to revisit … Continue reading “Batfleck alludes to discord with Joss Whedon in new interview”

The Suicide Squad: James Gunn was dying to save Task Force X

It’s no secret that 2017’s Suicide Squad, while a hit at the global box office to the tune of $746.8 million, was a complete and utter disappointment both to fans and critics. Aside from the performances of Will Smith as Deadshot, Margot Robbie as Harley Quinn, Joel Kinnaman as Rick Flag and Jai Courtney as … Continue reading “The Suicide Squad: James Gunn was dying to save Task Force X”

The Flash: Videos from production reveal new suit for “Batfleck”

Set photos from the production of The Flash reveal the first look at Ben Affleck’s Batman (allegedly), or perhaps his stunt double, which features a new and upgraded Batsuit, along with a colossal Batcycle. The Flash has been in production for quite a while now with various tidbits of teases from the set offering the … Continue reading “The Flash: Videos from production reveal new suit for “Batfleck””

The Flash begins production in London

Finally. Finally. Finally. Can I say it one more time? Finally. The Flash movie has officially begun production in the United Kingdom. Finally. Director Andy Muschietti (IT, IT Chapter 2) has marked the first day of filming with a brief video showing off the title and imagery that feels very much like The Flash. We even … Continue reading “The Flash begins production in London”

Justice League writer airs his beef with Warner Bros.

Academy award winner and Justice League scribe Chris Terrio is airing his grievances in an exclusive and wide ranging interview with Vanity Fair. Not to mince words, the man is super pissed off and despises what happened to his DC films just as much as the haters do.  After remaining silent on the matter, Terrio … Continue reading “Justice League writer airs his beef with Warner Bros.”

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”

Zack Snyder’s Justice League is more cohesive, coherent

I absolutely hated 2017’s Justice League and I did not have high hopes for Zack Snyder’s Justice League. I was pleasantly surprised to see that everything I absolutely hated about 2017’s Justice League was all Joss Whedon. Overall, Zack Snyder’s Justice League is a far superior movie. The film is cohesive and coherent with fantastic … Continue reading “Zack Snyder’s Justice League is more cohesive, coherent”