Don’t Look Up: Jennifer Lawrence on collision course with comedy

What if you discovered that a comet was on a collision course with Earth? And what if no one really seemed to care? That’s the premise of Don’t Look Up, the upcoming Netflix comedy written and directed by Academy Award winner Adam McKay (Vice, The Big Short, Stepbrothers). The film uses subversive humor to reflect and underscore … Continue reading “Don’t Look Up: Jennifer Lawrence on collision course with comedy”

PHOTOS: Jennifer Hudson commands Respect at L.A. premiere

Aretha Franklin created a road map through her own life experience from being a child music prodigy who grew up with great privilege in a household in Detroit that understood the importance of social protest, racial justice, and community organizing which was centered squarely in the foundation of the Black church — faith, service, and … Continue reading “PHOTOS: Jennifer Hudson commands Respect at L.A. premiere”

Assembly launches dedicated fashion & beauty department

Assembly, has announced the launch of a new, dedicated Beauty division within its VFX department, helmed by industry veterans Josh Laurence and Alan Balian. Josh Laurence joins Assembly as VFX Supervisor, with 32-years of experience in the Advertising, Fashion, and Feature Film industries as a Beauty artist. Josh spent 11 years establishing a premiere film … Continue reading “Assembly launches dedicated fashion & beauty department”

Snyder’s Justice League earns Best Movie nom from Critics Choice Super Awards

Take that Zack Snyder’s Justice League naysayers! The Critics Choice Association (CCA) announced that director’s version of the maligned Joss Whedon release has received a Best Superhero Movie nomination and a nomination for Wonder Woman’s Gal Gadot. The nominees for the 2nd Annual Critics Choice Super Awards, honoring the most popular, fan-obsessed genres across both television … Continue reading “Snyder’s Justice League earns Best Movie nom from Critics Choice Super Awards”

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”

2021 in Review: The Best of Reel 360 Interviews

For many of us, 2021 began the same way 2020 ended – still stuck indoors. For our midwest sister outlet, Reel Chicago, forced hibernation was mainly due to inclimate weather and COVID. For us on the west and east coast, the Reel 360 team was hunkered down because coronavirus was spreading and there were no … Continue reading “2021 in Review: The Best of Reel 360 Interviews”

A Chat with SixTwentySix directors Miles and AJ

With Thanksgiving now in the past, Christmas is our future. Literally. And Future, one of hip-hop’s hottest rappers, is here to help us find the perfect gift, from Samsung and production company SixTwentySix, for all our techy-loving friends on our list this year. In this musical collaboration creative, the hip-hop artist puts his individual spin on … Continue reading “A Chat with SixTwentySix directors Miles and AJ”

Producer Amy Pascal reveals plans for new Tom Holland Spiderman trilogy

Tickets recently went on sale for Spider-Man: No Way Home and so many fans rushed to ticketing websites and apps that they crashed, which shows the world that we need at least three more Tom Holland Spider-Man movies and guess what? That’s exactly what we’re getting! Producer Amy Pascal revealed in a new interview with … Continue reading “Producer Amy Pascal reveals plans for new Tom Holland Spiderman trilogy”

Bachelorette: Katie Thurston says Yes to Blake Moynes and Neil Lane ring

In the dramatic season finale of The Bachelorette, Katie Thurston’s unexpected journey to love came to an end when she accepted a proposal from Blake Moynes; with a gorgeous diamond and platinum engagement ring, from the official jewelry designer of The Bachelor franchise, Neil Lane. Katie’s ring centers an oval-shaped diamond that is centrally set within a crown motif and a hidden … Continue reading “Bachelorette: Katie Thurston says Yes to Blake Moynes and Neil Lane ring”

A wrap? Producer Scott Rudin’s unhinged behavior

For the past few years the climate in Hollywood (among many other cities and industries) has been evolving from sexist and toxic work environments to more transparent, harmonious, and inclusive. After allegations against the likes of Harvey Weinstein and Joss Whedon have been coming to light we are now hearing more shocking allegations against others. … Continue reading “A wrap? Producer Scott Rudin’s unhinged behavior”

J. Law “a little” Republican

The Hunger Games’ Jennifer Lawrence is no stranger to Twitter, wait, maybe she is. The Oscar-winning actress joined Wednesday’s episode of the Dear Media Absolutely Not podcast, where she opened up to host Heather McMahan about what made her change her mind as she’s gotten older. “I grew up Republican. My first time voting, I … Continue reading “J. Law “a little” Republican”

‘RHONY’ star brings cabaret show to Wellmont Theater

Real Housewife of New York’s, Luann de Lesseps, is going from reality TV star to cabaret countess. Voted TV Guide’s No. 1 personality in the franchise, de Lesseps will take her #COUNTESSANDFRIENDS cabaret show to New Jersey’s Wellmont Theater on Saturday, Nov. 30. De Lesseps, whose fans include Jennifer Lawrence and Chrissy Teigen, is known … Continue reading “‘RHONY’ star brings cabaret show to Wellmont Theater”

Even with awful reviews ‘Dark Phoenix’ set to rise at B.O.

Fox’s Dark Phoenix, the last of the 18-year-old X-Men saga, is currently on track to take the top spot at the worldwide box office with a $170 million-plus debut. Roughly 50% of that projection is based on an estimated $120 million overseas debut, mostly coming from China. Tracking indicates the X-Men film will earn $50M-$60M. … Continue reading “Even with awful reviews ‘Dark Phoenix’ set to rise at B.O.”

Jean Grey goes Dark in first official ‘X-men’ trailer

Disney-Fox merger what? Kevin Feige who? Despite the upcoming merger, which is supposed to be finalized by next Summer, Twentieth Century Fox continues its Marvel’s X-men films as business as usual. After announcing the the long-delayed Gabmit will be a romantic comedy and giving the third Deadpool film an X-mas release, the studio has released … Continue reading “Jean Grey goes Dark in first official ‘X-men’ trailer”

AFI FEST announces full festival lineup

The American Film Institute (AFI) announced today the full lineup for this year’s AFI FEST Film Festival including Bones and all, directed by Academy Award-nominee Luca Guadagnino, Le Pupille, directed by Alice Rohrwacher, Nanny, directed by Nikyatu Jusu, SR., directed by Chris Smith, and Women Talking by Academy Award-nominated writer and director Sarah Polley, which … Continue reading “AFI FEST announces full festival lineup”

Emmys: White Lotus, Ted Lasso dominate, Squid Game surprises

The Television Academy celebrated the 74th Emmy Awards, in a tight three-hour presentation on NBC and Peacock. During the Kenan Thompson-hosted ceremony, Apple TV+’s Ted Lasso won best comedy series for the second year in a row, as well as a swearing Brett Goldstein, winning Outstanding Performance by a Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series. … Continue reading “Emmys: White Lotus, Ted Lasso dominate, Squid Game surprises”

SAS’s Batting Lab improves kids’ swings while coaching data

As All-Star Weekend approaches, we’re reminded that half of American kids play baseball and softball. But less than half understand data. However, the ability to read, work with, and communicate using data will be the most in-demand job skill by 2030. To get kids ready for their future, SAS relied on kids’ love of the game to … Continue reading “SAS’s Batting Lab improves kids’ swings while coaching data”

MUAH announces nominations for 9th annual awards

The Make-Up Artists & Hair Stylists Guild (MUAHS, IATSE Local 706) has unveiled nominations for the 9th Annual MUAHS Guild Awards honoring outstanding achievements in make-up and hairstyling artistry in motion pictures, television, commercials, and live theater. Winners will be honored at the MUAHS gala, returning to a live-in-person ceremony at The Beverly Hilton Hotel … Continue reading “MUAH announces nominations for 9th annual awards”

Flag Day: MGM releases new trailer with Sean Penn and daughter, Dylan

Jennifer Vogel’s father John was larger than life. As a child, Jennifer marveled at his magnetizing energy and ability to make life feel like a grand adventure. He taught her so much about love and joy, but he also happened to be the most notorious counterfeiter in US history. Flag Day, which made its debut … Continue reading “Flag Day: MGM releases new trailer with Sean Penn and daughter, Dylan”