Godzilla vs. Thong would’ve been more exciting

I mean imagine it. Godzilla and his fiery breath fighting off a giant thong in Hong Kong. The undies could snap Godzilla in the face. Try and cover his giant schnoz. Either way, it would have been more interesting than the video game with human cut scenes I just watched called Godzilla vs. Kong. Don’t … Continue reading “Godzilla vs. Thong would’ve been more exciting”

IMAX roars with $12.4m from ‘Godzilla vs. Kong’

IMAX delivered a roaring international debut for Godzilla vs. Kong, earning $12.4 million for the weekend across 891 screens in 40 markets worldwide. In a positive sign as the summer blockbuster season approaches, Warner Bros. and Legendary Pictures’ epic Kaiju clash scored the biggest opening weekend in IMAX for a Hollywood film since December 2019. China led the way as the … Continue reading “IMAX roars with $12.4m from ‘Godzilla vs. Kong’”

Director Adam Wingard on ‘Godzilla vs Kong’

For decades, cinematic titans Godzilla and Kong have been following their own, separate theatrical journeys…until now. Godzilla vs. Kong is a monster-sized event film with heart, humor and enough non-stop action to transcend the genre. This rivalry for the ages fuels an epic adventure that spans the globe to bring these two forces of nature, … Continue reading “Director Adam Wingard on ‘Godzilla vs Kong’”

Watch the final trailer for ‘Godzilla vs Kong’

When we say Godzilla vs. Kong is going to be big. We mean it. For decades, cinematic titans Godzilla and Kong have been following their own, separate theatrical journeys…until now. Godzilla vs. Kong is a King of the Monsters-sized event film with heart, humor and enough non-stop action to transcend the genre. This rivalry for … Continue reading “Watch the final trailer for ‘Godzilla vs Kong’”

Godzilla trades punches with King Kong in first trailer

Aw yeah. Despite the tepid critical and box office response 2019’s Godzilla: King of the Monsters received, who isn’t salivating at the thought of seeing this legend collide with another legend King Kong. We are only two months away from Godzilla vs. Kong makes its debut in theaters and on HBO Max on March 26. … Continue reading “Godzilla trades punches with King Kong in first trailer”

Space Jam: Creating the best tunes for the toons

Last weekend Space Jam: A New Legacy double-teamed Marvel Studios’ Black Widow and blocked it from the top box office slot. Giving Warner Bros. its best post-pandemic theatrical opening since Godzilla vs. Kong, the film grossed $31.6 million. Besides the jokes and animation, which mixes 2D and 3D, another factor of the original Space Jam’s … Continue reading “Space Jam: Creating the best tunes for the toons”

Space Jam blocks Black Widow from #1 spot

Both of the top two box-office winners this week were also released for home viewing. Space Jam: A New Legacy opened this weekend and knocked Black Widow right out of the top spot and it was also released to subscribers of HBOMax for no additional cost. This week’s #2, Black Widow was also released on … Continue reading “Space Jam blocks Black Widow from #1 spot”

Academy: Jonathan Majors, Issa Rae among 395 invites

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has extended invitations to join the organization to 395 artists and executives who have distinguished themselves by their contributions to theatrical motion pictures. Membership selection decisions are based on professional qualifications, with representation, inclusion and equity remaining a priority of Academy Aperture 2025.  The 2021 class is 46% … Continue reading “Academy: Jonathan Majors, Issa Rae among 395 invites”

FilmLA releases annual sound stage report

FilmLA has updated its ongoing report in order to provide a more comprehensive picture of “behind the scenes” production activity on certified sound stages in Los Angeles County. This is FilmLA’s third report on sound stage production activity, focusing on the calendar year 2019. Greater Los Angeles Sound Stage Infrastructure includes 54 Studio Production Facilities, … Continue reading “FilmLA releases annual sound stage report”

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”

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”

Lexus teams with Ronny Chieng for Lunar New Year

To ring in the Year of the Ox, Lexus has partnered with Ronny Chieng to write and direct a branded content piece examining the etiquette of gift-giving during the global cultural holiday. The video, from IW Group, features the Crazy Rich Asians star and Daily Show correspondent, driving a 2021 Lexus IS F SPORT through … Continue reading “Lexus teams with Ronny Chieng for Lunar New Year”

Watch trailer for Marvel’s ‘Behind the Mask’

Today, Marvel Entertainment unveiled the trailer for its brand-new documentary special, Marvel’s Behind the Mask, which will debut 12th February exclusively on Disney+. Marvel’s Behind the Mask will explore the power of identity behind the world’s most iconic super heroes we know and love today. From the very inception of comic books, secret identities have … Continue reading “Watch trailer for Marvel’s ‘Behind the Mask’”

Reel 360’s Last-Minute Holiday Gift Guide

Happy Hanukkah! And we are just around the corner from Christmas and Kwanza, so it’s that time of the year to offer up the Reel 360 / Reel Chicago Ultimate Holiday Gift Guide. To make your last minute holiday gift buying just a l’il bit easier, we’ve compiled an extensive list – and believe us … Continue reading “Reel 360’s Last-Minute Holiday Gift Guide”

WB will launch every 2021 film on HBO Max

This is a game-changer. Today, the Warner Bros. Pictures Group announced that it has committed to releasing its 2021 film slate via a unique, consumer-focused distribution model in which Warner Bros. will continue to exhibit the films theatrically worldwide, while adding an exclusive one month access period on the HBO Max streaming platform in the … Continue reading “WB will launch every 2021 film on HBO Max”

Halloween comes to HBO Max

This is Reel 360’s favorite time of here. Why? Because it’s Spooky Season. Today, HBO Max launched “Halloween is Here,” a spotlight page bringing together all your favorite spooky, scary, chilling and thrilling Halloween films and series for easy streaming. The “Halloween is Here” page will be available on HBO Max for the entire month of October, featuring … Continue reading “Halloween comes to HBO Max”

Florence Pugh, Lulu Wang, John David Washington among Academy invites

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is extending invitations to join the organization to 819 artists and executives who have distinguished themselves by their contributions to theatrical motion pictures.  The 2020 class is 45% women, 36% underrepresented ethnic/racial communities, and 49% international from 68 countries.  There are 75 Oscar® nominees, including 15 winners, and … Continue reading “Florence Pugh, Lulu Wang, John David Washington among Academy invites”

‘Wonder Woman 1984’ shifts to October 2nd opening

After shifting the Christopher Nolan-helmed sci-fi thriller Tenet, to one week later in July, comes word that Warner Bros. is now moving Wonder Woman 1984 from its August 12 date to October 2. Gal Gadot said on her Instagram, “Wow, it’s finally happening, and I couldn’t be more excited! To all the fans that stuck … Continue reading “‘Wonder Woman 1984’ shifts to October 2nd opening”

HBO Max launches today

WarnerMedia’s highly anticipated streaming platform, HBO Max, has officially launched today, featuring a leading collection of content curated from across WarnerMedia’s legendary catalog and a roster of new Max Originals, plus fan-favorite acquired franchises and films. The launch of HBO Max is the culmination of efforts over the past year to bring the best of WarnerMedia … Continue reading “HBO Max launches today”

Warner Bros embraces AI to greenlight future films

We are one step closer to Skynet or in Warner Bros’ case, The Matrix. You know it’s their property and all. Despite coming in a distant second to the juggernaut known as Disney, Warner Bros does not want another Justice League on its hands. Or The Kitchen. Or Shaft. Or Godzilla: King of the Monsters. … Continue reading “Warner Bros embraces AI to greenlight future films”