Scar Jo kills in first Marvel trailer for ‘Black Widow’

This was an unexpected treat for the holidays. Like getting a Christmas Bonus. Long expected to be attached to the release of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, Marvel Studios without warning has released the first teaser trailer for Black Widow! F*ck yeah! I was a bit skeptical when I heard the first film in … Continue reading “Scar Jo kills in first Marvel trailer for ‘Black Widow’”

‘Black Panther II’ set for May 2022 release

While Marvel Studios sorts out the Spider-man debacle between it and Sony, the production company still has lots of big news to announce at D23, being held this weekend in Anaheim. This time it was director Ryan Coogler who got to drop the news. Black Panther II, the sequel to the 2018 cultural phenomenon, will … Continue reading “‘Black Panther II’ set for May 2022 release”

“Black Panther,” “Stranger Things” dominate MTV Movie & TV Award noms

Wakanda! It’s official, Black Panther is king. At least for now. As the Marvel epic begins its awards run (it will get nominated for Best Picture in 2019 heard it here first), there is no better place to start than the fun and always spontaneous MTV Movie and TV Awards. Noms for this year were … Continue reading ““Black Panther,” “Stranger Things” dominate MTV Movie & TV Award noms”

‘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”

Cheril Clarke, multi-talented Novelist and Playwright

Editor’s Note: “The Reel Black List” is our annual spotlight of brothers and sisters in the worlds of advertising, film, TV, music, radio and media who are making a difference through their contributions and creativity. For the next 29 days, you will be able to celebrate these various personalities with us. Today, meet the extraordinary … Continue reading “Cheril Clarke, multi-talented Novelist and Playwright”

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”

Disney+ adds ‘WandaVision,’ ditches ‘Home Alone’

Coming off a successful launch and the first season of the well-received The Mandalorian, Disney+ has now confirmed that Marvel Studios WandaVision will debut in 2020, not in Spring 2021 as previously announced.  However, it remains unclear whether the new series will debut before or after fellow Marvel series The Falcon and the Winter Soldier, which is … Continue reading “Disney+ adds ‘WandaVision,’ ditches ‘Home Alone’”

Marvel’s ‘Eternals’ cast evacuated after bomb scare

Scary news from the set of Marvel’s The Eternals. According to Comic Book Movie, production on the highly anticipated film was halted after the discovery of an unexploded bomb on the Canary Island of Fuerteventura where the movie is currently shooting. According to the story, it appears the bomb was a remnant from a Nazi … Continue reading “Marvel’s ‘Eternals’ cast evacuated after bomb scare”

Marvel Studios announces ‘Phase Four’ slate

What many would call, “The Main Event” of Comic-Con finally happened. Marvel Studios’ head honcho, Kevin Feige, took the stage at massive Hall H, stood before a salivating packed house of fans and announced most of Marvel’s ‘Phase Four’ films. From the crowd’s reaction, Feige did not disappoint. He also had a few bombshells. ‘Phase … Continue reading “Marvel Studios announces ‘Phase Four’ slate”

Watch first official clip from ‘Avengers: Endgame’

I’m getting chills. Yesterday, Marvel released the very first clip from the beyond highly anticipated Avengers: Endgame. The intense scene features the originals Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo, Scarlett Johansson alongwith newcomers Brie Larson and Don Cheadle. The footage is most likely from the extended piece screened at CinemaCon over the weekend. It begins with a … Continue reading “Watch first official clip from ‘Avengers: Endgame’”

‘Avengers’ assemble to support children’s hospitals

They assembled at Disneyland Resort. Their mission this time was not stopping Thanos from snapping again. This time the likes of Black Widow, Ant-Man, Iron Man, Thor and Captain Marvel showed up to launch Avengers Universe Unites. It’s described as a charity event that supports The Walt Disney Company’s signature philanthropic commitment, Disney Team of … Continue reading “‘Avengers’ assemble to support children’s hospitals”

Fay Ferguson, Urban Grind, The Avengers, Apple

CAF honors Burrell’s Fay Ferguson Burrell Communications tweeted that The Chicago Advertising Federation (CAF) named agency Co-CEO, Fay Ferguson, as the 2017 Silver Medal Award winner. Ferguson is the 22nd professional to receive the prestigious award. Nominated for her outstanding service in the advertising industry both locally and abroad, Fay is among an elite group … Continue reading “Fay Ferguson, Urban Grind, The Avengers, Apple”

GoFundMe campaign for ‘Hollywood Superman’ funeral

Christopher Dennis, aka Hollywood Boulevard Superman, tragically passed away November 2 at the age of 52. For over 25 years, Dennis was seen traversing crowded Hollywood Boulevard dressed as “The Man of Steel.” The character and costume perfectly fit his tall, thin frame and full (later dyed) jet-black hair. There are thousands and thousands of … Continue reading “GoFundMe campaign for ‘Hollywood Superman’ funeral”