Don Cheadle leads “all-star cast?” in new Michelob ULTRA Organic Seltzer Super Bowl spot

Think of this weekend’s Super Bowl as a combo platter of C&C – comedy and celebrities. While the platform has always featured both for advertising agencies and brands, it seems like both are really leaning into the two this year. Now, we Michelob ULTRA Organic Seltzer making its Super Bowl LV debut with a satirical … Continue reading “Don Cheadle leads “all-star cast?” in new Michelob ULTRA Organic Seltzer Super Bowl spot”

Emmy Predictions: Will ‘Ted Lasso’ and ‘The Crown’ own the ceremony?

If you can believe this, it’s already been a year since the subdued, “The Pandemmys” aired. This Sunday, Cedric the Entertainer will host the 73rd Emmys ceremony before a live limited audience on CBS. The traditional Governors Ball will not be held this year (both due to Covid-19 precautions), but that doesn’t mean there won’t … Continue reading “Emmy Predictions: Will ‘Ted Lasso’ and ‘The Crown’ own the ceremony?”

Space Jam: A new legacy in animation and design

Space Jam: A New Legacy opens today in theaters and is currently streaming on HBO Max. The sequel to the 25-year-old original starring Michael Jordan, presents a new-age take on the classic Tunes vs. Goons showdown. According to the team behind the film which includes director Malcolm D. Lee (The Best Man, The Best Man … Continue reading “Space Jam: A new legacy in animation and design”

WandaVision: Disney+ series gets heroic 23 noms

Back in the good old days before cable, the big three, four or five networks had to worry about HBO. Then came streaming and the worry switched to Netflix and Amazon. Now, the networks have to worry about a new Captain America, a space bounty hunter and the Scarlett Witch. In other words, Marvel is … Continue reading “WandaVision: Disney+ series gets heroic 23 noms”

Emmy: WandaVision, The Crown, Mandalorian

Nominations for the 73rd Emmy Awards were announced today recognizing a wealth of innovative storytelling, exceptional new programs, and a robust and diverse group of talent nominees. The live virtual ceremony was hosted by father-daughter duo Ron Cephas Jones (This Is Us) from Los Angeles and Jasmine Cephas Jones (Blindspotting) from New York along with … Continue reading “Emmy: WandaVision, The Crown, Mandalorian”

No Sudden Move: How Hugh Hefner influenced its style

If cars racing into space or LeBron James taking on Elmer Fudd in basketball ain’t your thing, this weekend there is now Steven Soderbergh’s No Sudden Move to consider. Set in 1954 Detroit, the Warner Bros. film centers on a group of small-time criminals who are hired to steal what they think is a simple … Continue reading “No Sudden Move: How Hugh Hefner influenced its style”

Summer Movie Guide: 2021 edition

2020 was a really challenging year for everyone, but especially so for everyone involved in movie production. With everything “opening up” again all over the nation this summer, movie fans are flocking to the theaters in an attempt to achieve some level of normalcy. We’ve got your rundown of movies you can expect to see … Continue reading “Summer Movie Guide: 2021 edition”

93RD Oscars all-star cast revealed

Show producers Jesse Collins, Stacey Sher and Steven Soderbergh today announced the ensemble cast to present at the 93rd Oscars, which airs live on ABC on Sunday, April 25, at 8 p.m. EDT/5 p.m. PDT. Starring, in alphabetical order, are Angela Bassett, Halle Berry, Bong Joon Ho, Don Cheadle, Bryan Cranston, Laura Dern, Harrison Ford, Regina King, Marlee Matlin, Rita Moreno, Joaquin Phoenix, Brad Pitt, Reese Witherspoon, Renée Zellweger and Zendaya. … Continue reading “93RD Oscars all-star cast revealed”

It’s Toons vs Goons in first Space Jam trailer

Welcome to the Jam! Basketball champion and global icon LeBron James goes on an epic adventure alongside timeless Tune Bugs Bunny with the animated/live-action event Space Jam: A New Legacy, from director Malcolm D. Lee and an innovative filmmaking team including Ryan Coogler and Maverick Carter. This transformational journey is a manic mashup of two … Continue reading “It’s Toons vs Goons in first Space Jam trailer”

EPISODE RECAP: The Falcon and The Winter Soldier

Marvel Studios’ The Falcon and The Winter Soldier stars Anthony Mackie as Sam Wilson aka The Falcon, and Sebastian Stan as Bucky Barnes aka The Winter Soldier. The pair, who came together in the final moments of Avengers: Endgame, team up on a global adventure that tests their abilities and their patience. Directed by Kari … Continue reading “EPISODE RECAP: The Falcon and The Winter Soldier”

Golden Globes announce nominees for 78th show

The Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) has announced the nominees for the 78th Annual Golden Globe Awards. Six-time Golden Globe winner Sarah Jessica Parker and Golden Globe winner Taraji P. Henson announced the nominees. For the first time in the history of the Golden Globes, the nominations were announced virtually, following the current safety measures … Continue reading “Golden Globes announce nominees for 78th show”

Wayne and Garth are back in Uber Eats Super Bowl spot

The Super Bowl was made for Super Bowl parties. Except this year. But that doesn’t mean we can’t order from Uber Eats and party on. You know, like Wayne and Garth. Mike Myers and Dana Carvey, the stars who created and brought to life local-access legends Wayne Campbell and Garth Algar on the classic Saturday … Continue reading “Wayne and Garth are back in Uber Eats Super Bowl spot”

HBO Max releases new brand spot

On the heels of news that Warner Bros.’ 2021 slate of films will be available in theaters and streaming on HBO Max the same day, HBO Max released a new brand spot showcasing some of the key Originals that will debut on the streamer in 2021. As the home of high quality storytelling from the … Continue reading “HBO Max releases new brand spot”

Disney and Marvel announce early Xmas for fans

Merry Xmas and Happy Hanukkah… early. On Thursday December 10, 2020 Disney hosted their Investor Day Webcast and Reel 360 was there to hear about all the amazing projects they have in the works across their multiple platforms. Marvel Studios Shared their plans for the expansion and future of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, sharing upcoming … Continue reading “Disney and Marvel announce early Xmas for fans”

Scarlett Johansson leads Avengers in virtual Joe Biden campaign event

The Avengers have taken on Ultron, Loki and Thanos. Now the group of heroes plan to take on Donald Trump – only it will be Democratic nominee Joe Biden yelling, “Avengers Assemble.” The Avengers cast led by actress Scarlett Johansson (Her) and Chris Evans (Snowpiercer, Not Another Teen Movie)  will headline the Voters Assemble political fundraiser event, which … Continue reading “Scarlett Johansson leads Avengers in virtual Joe Biden campaign event”

Complete list of winners from 72nd “PandEmmys”

Last night, in front of a mostly empty Staples Center, The Television Academy celebrated the 72nd Emmy Awards – or since we are in a pandemic “The PandEmmys” – recognizing excellence in primetime programming and individual achievement for the 2019-2020 television season. Unlike any broadcast preceding it, the virtual awards were hosted Jimmy Kimmel, featured … Continue reading “Complete list of winners from 72nd “PandEmmys””

‘Watchmen’ lead all Emmy noms with 26

Netflix dominated the 72nd Emmy nominee count on Tuesday with 160 nominations, setting a new record for the most nominations for a single network or streaming platform. HBO meanwhile, came in second with 107 nominees, down from last year’s 137, which were buoyed by Game of Thrones’ record 32 nods. The cable network had had … Continue reading “‘Watchmen’ lead all Emmy noms with 26”

Watching stars on the beach – The Spirit Awards|Gallery

From Hustlers’ Jennifer Lopez to Better Call Saul’s Bob Odenkirk, the stars were out on the Blue Carpet early Saturday afternoon to help support their films as well as friends’ projects at the 35th Film Independent Spirit Awards. The awards, which always precedes the Oscars, featured such presenters as Zazie Beetz, Rachel Brosnahan, Carrie Brownstein, … Continue reading “Watching stars on the beach – The Spirit Awards|Gallery”

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’”