Birds of Prey, Ma Rainey, SNL winners at MUAHS

The Make-Up Artists & Hair Stylists Guild (MUAHS, IATSE Local 706) announced winners of its 8th Annual MUAHS Awards, presented by HASK Beauty, in 21 categories of film, television, commercials and live theater. The hybrid virtual gala was held on Saturday night, April 3, 2021, before an audience of more than 1,000 worldwide. Emmy and Golden Globe-nominated actor, Anthony Anderson, star and executive producer … Continue reading “Birds of Prey, Ma Rainey, SNL winners at MUAHS”

‘Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes’ book release and movie

Available today! One of the most eagerly awaited publishing events of the year, Suzanne Collins’  The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes. This latest, highly anticipated novel in Collins’ Hunger Games series was released today by Scholastic simultaneously in print, digital and audio formats in the US, Canada, the UK and Ireland, Australia, and New Zealand. The first three books in the … Continue reading “‘Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes’ book release and movie”

‘Birds of Prey’ soars with fun suffers from man-bashing

If you’re a “toxic, privileged white male with no sense of humor” do not see the recently retitled, Harley Quinn: Birds of Prey. If you happen to be all the above, but possess a sense of humor and love DC Comics, and in particular, Harley Quinn, then you will have a blast at this trippy, … Continue reading “‘Birds of Prey’ soars with fun suffers from man-bashing”

Five reasons ‘Birds of Prey’ didn’t soar at box office

Despite resting at an extremely respectable 80% on Rotten Tomatoes, Warner Bros Birds of Prey (And the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn) opened well below its expected 50 million projections. The R-rated girl-gang film came in almost $20 million lower earning $33.2 million. According to Comic Book Movie, this is the worst start for … Continue reading “Five reasons ‘Birds of Prey’ didn’t soar at box office”

‘Birds of Prey’ perches at 88% on Rotten Tomatoes

Ummmmm, maybe we were wrong about Warner Bros. newest DC Comics film, Birds of Prey (And the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn)? The film which stars Margot Robbie reprising her role as, on again/off again Joker girlfriend and accomplice Harley Quinn has received mostly good to great reviews from critics. Rotten Tomatoes, where the … Continue reading “‘Birds of Prey’ perches at 88% on Rotten Tomatoes”

Warner Bros releases final ‘Birds of Prey’ trailer

This is a surprise. Typically, studios do not release trailers on Thursday or they at least give 24 hours warning. Neither is the case with Warner Bros final trailer for  Birds of Prey (and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn). Apparently, the trailer has been attached to the upcoming Kristin Stewart thriller, Underwater, which … Continue reading “Warner Bros releases final ‘Birds of Prey’ trailer”

New Yorkers rage against Angry Birds Venting Machine

New Yorkers are stereotypically known for being mad AF. If you were Thursday November 21, you were in luck if you happened to be in Times Square. It was here you could punch, kick, yell and do all kinds of other pissed off things to the new Angry Birds Venting Machine. The machine, concocted by … Continue reading “New Yorkers rage against Angry Birds Venting Machine”

‘IT’ director & ‘Birds of Prey’ writer tied to ‘Flash’

As the new DC Movie Universe, known in some parts as the “DCEU,” continues to dig itself out from under the poorly received “Snyderverse,” in reference to Zack Snyder’s take on the iconic DC characters, there are changes abound for upcoming films. Of course, we all know director Matt Reeves is teaming with Robert “Battison” … Continue reading “‘IT’ director & ‘Birds of Prey’ writer tied to ‘Flash’”

Kraft, Wieden+Kennedy seek the next “Mayo Man”

As the “Mayo of Mayonnaise,” Kraft Mayo always celebrates mayo lovers. Now, the velvety smooth brand just tapped legendary “Mayo Man” (who you may remember ate straight out of a massive jar of mayo at a minor league baseball game in 2019) to help with its 2021 Kraft Mayo Draft, now underway. The brand is scouting their … Continue reading “Kraft, Wieden+Kennedy seek the next “Mayo Man””

Amazon renews Invincible for two more seasons

If you are not watching Invincible, you are missing the best superhero series on TV. Animated or live. In advance of its highly anticipated April 30 Season 1 finale, Amazon Studios today announced it has renewed Robert Kirkman’s (The Walking Dead) hour-long, adult animated series Invincible for a second and third season. Invincible is an hour-long, adult animated superhero show that … Continue reading “Amazon renews Invincible for two more seasons”

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”

Ma Rainey, Schitt’s Creek win Costume Guild Awards

Last night, the Costume Designers Guild, held its 23rd awards show honoring the best in film, television and short-form costume design. Winners of the virtual ceremony were announced over Twitter. The awards show was hosted by actress Lana Condor. Virtual presenters included Rose Byrne, Andra Day, O-T Fagbenle, Regina King, Carey Mulligan and Amanda Seyfried. “We’ve had to come together as … Continue reading “Ma Rainey, Schitt’s Creek win Costume Guild Awards”

Boseman, Chicago 7, Schitt’s among SAG Award winners

The Screen Actors Guild celebrated the outstanding motion picture and television performances of 2020 at the 27th Annual SAG Awards, which aired Sunday, April 4, 2021 on TNT and TBS. This year’s awards was a brisk one-hour celebration that highlighted and expanded on the show’s signature “I Am An Actor” stories through funny and intimate docuseries-inspired … Continue reading “Boseman, Chicago 7, Schitt’s among SAG Award winners”

The Suicide Squad Red Band trailer is mad bonkers

From the horribly beautiful mind of writer/director James Gunn comes Warner Bros. Pictures’ superhero action adventure The Suicide Squad, featuring a collection of the most degenerate delinquents in the DC lineup. The new Red Band trailer which Warner Bros released today is not only bananas and the most exciting trailer we have seen in a … Continue reading “The Suicide Squad Red Band trailer is mad bonkers”

Ranking the DCEU movies

Right now we are less than 24 hours away from the premiere of Zack Snyder’s Justice League on HBO Max. While it is sitting at a comfortable 77% (at the time of this writing) on Rotten Tomatoes (far higher than the 40% 2017’s “Josstice League” received) we thought it would be time to rank the … Continue reading “Ranking the DCEU movies”

Complete list of Grammy winners

The 63rd annual Grammys are a wrap. Despite an expected scant audience, the show hosted by The Daily Show’s Trevor Noah, boasted electrifying, live and pre-recorded, performances from Bad Bunny, Harry Styles, Taylor Swift, Dua Lipa, BTS, Billie Eilish, Post Malone and Megan Thee Stallion. And dang Megan, Reel 360 now understands WAP. Mind blown. Yeah the winner … Continue reading “Complete list of Grammy winners”

‘A Beautiful Curse’ to premiere at Cinequest

A Beautiful Curse, the feature debut of writer/director Martin Garde Abildgaard, will have its World Premiere at this year’s Cinequest Film & Creativity Festival, held virtually March 20-30. Filmed in 2019, the story is startlingly prescient: a lovestruck photographer (Mark Strepan) visits an island whose inhabitants, including the object of his affection (Olivia Vinall), are hit … Continue reading “‘A Beautiful Curse’ to premiere at Cinequest”

Art Directors Guild announces nominations

The Art Directors Guild (ADG, IATSE Local 800) has announced nominations for the 25th Annual Excellence in Production Design Awards in theatrical motion pictures, television, commercials, music videos and animation features. Winners will be honored at the Art Directors Guild Awards ceremony, set for Saturday, April 10, 2021, Pre Show – 3:00PM PST, Awards Show – 4:00 PM PST. … Continue reading “Art Directors Guild announces nominations”

Angel Manuel Soto to direct DC Film Blue Beetle

Charm City Kings Latinx director Angel Manuel Soto is set to direct the DC Universe Blue Beetle, DC Films and Warner Bros.’ first superhero movie starring a Latino character, individuals with knowledge of the project exclusively. The screenplay is from Mexican-born writer Gareth Dunnet-Alcocer, who wrote Universal’s “Scarface” remake and Sony’s “Miss Bala” “It is … Continue reading “Angel Manuel Soto to direct DC Film Blue Beetle”

Warner Bros. releases new photos from ‘Tom and Jerry’

One of the most beloved rivalries in history is reignited when Jerry moves into New York City’s finest hotel on the eve of “the wedding of the century,” forcing the event’s desperate planner, Kayla (Chloë Grace Moretz), to hire Tom to get rid of him, in director Tim Story’s Tom and Jerry. The ensuing cat … Continue reading “Warner Bros. releases new photos from ‘Tom and Jerry’”