‘Parasite,’ ‘Jojo Rabbit’ winners at WGA Awards

Parasite and Jojo Rabbit were the big winners in film Saturday night as the . Writers Guild of America West (WGAW) and Writers Guild of America, East (WGAE) announced the winners of the 2020 Writers Guild Awards for outstanding achievement in writing for film, television, new media, news, radio/audio. The concurrent ceremonies were held at The Beverly … Continue reading “‘Parasite,’ ‘Jojo Rabbit’ winners at WGA Awards”

‘Jojo Rabbit,’ ‘Avengers’ ‘Frozen’ among Casting noms

Thursday, The Casting Society of America (CSA) announced the film nominees for the 35th Artios Awards, which honor the contribution of Casting Directors to film, television and theatre. The winners will be revealed on Thursday, January 30, 2020 in ceremonies in Los Angeles, New York City and London. First held in 1985, the Artios Awards honor … Continue reading “‘Jojo Rabbit,’ ‘Avengers’ ‘Frozen’ among Casting noms”

Thor: Love and Thunder – What say the critics?

It’s been five years since the God of Thunder had his own film and while he’s made appearances in Avengers: Infinity War and Avengers: End Game, fans have been anxiously anticipating the return of one of “Earth’s” mightiest heroes in his very own film.  Thor: Love and Thunder finds Thor (Chris Hemsworth) on a journey … Continue reading “Thor: Love and Thunder – What say the critics?”

Summer Movie Guide: 2022 Edition

The Covid-19 lockdown is officially over and things are getting “back to normal” and that includes going to the movies this summer! With box office sales hitting 9 figures with movies like The Batman, Spider-Man: No Way Home, Sonic the Hedgehog 2, and Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness, it’s obvious that movie lovers … Continue reading “Summer Movie Guide: 2022 Edition”

Watch the new trailer for Thor: Love and Thunder

“Let me tell you the story of the space viking, Thor Odinson…” A new trailer and poster for Marvel Studios’ Thor: Love and Thunder has dropped this morning now that Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness is nearing the end of its theatrical run and closing in on its Disney+ debut. The new trailer reveals new … Continue reading “Watch the new trailer for Thor: Love and Thunder”

Get Out tops WGA 101 Greatest Screenplays of 21st Century

The  Writers Guilds of America West and East announced the WGA list of 101 Greatest Screenplays of the 21st Century (*so far), as voted by the Guilds’ members, honoring outstanding screenwriting over the last two decades. From horror films and sci-fi – Get Out (#1, Written by Jordan Peele), Arrival (#27, Screenplay by Eric Heisserer) – to superhero blockbusters – Black … Continue reading “Get Out tops WGA 101 Greatest Screenplays of 21st Century”

Over 300 films selected for 17th annual Oscar-qualifying HollyShorts

The Oscar-qualifying HollyShorts Film Festival is back and ready for its close-up. After a year of virtual screenings, panels, and endless Zoom meetings, the world’s largest short film festival will host its first-ever hybrid event from September 23-October 1, 2021. The organizers behind HollyShorts have announced over 300 out of 5,000 submissions made the cut and were … Continue reading “Over 300 films selected for 17th annual Oscar-qualifying HollyShorts”

Old: Universal releases trailer for Shyamalan film

Finding a lost pair of sunglasses at the beach isn’t that odd, but once you see a rapidly decomposing body, you should maybe haul ass off that beach. This summer, visionary filmmaker M. Night Shyamalan unveils a chilling, mysterious new thriller called Old. The film is about a family on a tropical holiday who discover … Continue reading “Old: Universal releases trailer for Shyamalan film”

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”

Anthony Anderson set to host 2021 MUAHS Awards

Emmy® and Golden Globe®- nominated actor, Anthony Anderson, star and executive producer of ABC’s multi-award-nominated sitcom “black-ish,” will host the 8th Annual Make-Up Artists & Hair Stylists Guild (MUAHS, IATSE Local 706) Awards, bringing his humor and talent to the star-studded event honoring  outstanding achievements of both make-up artists and hair stylists in motion pictures, television, commercials and live theater.  The reimagined … Continue reading “Anthony Anderson set to host 2021 MUAHS Awards”

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”

Watch ‘Old’ trailer from M. Night Shyamalan

This summer, filmmaker M. Night Shyamalan, who has had his share of hits and misses, will unveil a chilling, mysterious new thriller for Old. The new film is about a family on a tropical holiday who discover that the secluded beach where they are relaxing for a few hours is somehow causing them to age … Continue reading “Watch ‘Old’ trailer from M. Night Shyamalan”

Talented Brianna Oppenheimer “oppens” up

“I had finally found a place to put my grief – on the stage. I could transform into a character and put these painful emotions somewhere constructive.” If you’ve ever had the pleasure of having Brianna Oppenheimer on your set you then know what a happy set is actually like. The actress/writer/director brings more joy … Continue reading “Talented Brianna Oppenheimer “oppens” up”

Grammy Awards announce 2020 nominees

The 63rd Grammy Awards are right around the corner, airing (earlier than usual) Sunday, Jan. 31, on CBS, but the nominations are here now. After 40 years, Ken Ehrlich, the show’s producer has retired, and Ben Winston (known for his work on James Corden’s late-night show and Carpool Karaoke) will helm the awards production. Trevor … Continue reading “Grammy Awards announce 2020 nominees”

HBO Max orders period comedy from Taika Waititi

HBO Max, has ordered the period comedy Our Flag Means Death to series. Oscar® winner and multi-Emmy® Award nominee Taika Waititi (What We Do In The Shadows, Jojo Rabbit) will executive produce the series and direct the pilot. Series creator and showrunner David Jenkins (People of Earth) executive produces with Emmy® nominated producer Garrett Basch (The Night Of, … Continue reading “HBO Max orders period comedy from Taika Waititi”

‘Dark Knight,’ ‘American Pickle,’ coming to HBO Max

Christopher Nolan’s brilliant The Dark Knight, which was arguably a game-changer for superhero films when it was released in 2008, is now finding a new home on streamer HBO Max. From blockbuster films to star-studded new original series, there’s plenty of content to enjoy this August on HBO Max. Max Originals debuting in the month … Continue reading “‘Dark Knight,’ ‘American Pickle,’ coming 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”

Universal gives ‘Candyman’ the hook until September

Due to the global health crisis at hand, most U.S. theaters are expected to remain closed through most of the summer, Universal Pictures, which has already pushed the latest entries in the F9 and the Minions franchises back to 2021, has decided to push back their upcoming Candyman sequel/reboot from June 12 to September 25. The decision comes just a … Continue reading “Universal gives ‘Candyman’ the hook until September”

From ‘Parasite’ to Pitt, the complete 2020 Oscar winners

Parasite, Bong Joon Ho’s (who also won Best Director) twisted tale that was at the top of Reel 360’s Best Films of 2019, won top honors last night at the 92nd Academy Awards, becoming the first Foreign Language film to win the newly named International Feature Film Category and Best Picture. It was the topper … Continue reading “From ‘Parasite’ to Pitt, the complete 2020 Oscar winners”

Reel 360’s 2020 Academy Awards predictions

We are only hours away from Hollywood royalty parading into the Dolby Theater in Hollywood to celebrate the 92nd Academy Awards. The 2019 Oscars garnered 29.6 million viewers and a 7.7 rating among the key demographic of adults age 18 to 49, which represented an uptick from the all-time low ratings in 2018. There was also a 3.1 million viewer increase … Continue reading “Reel 360’s 2020 Academy Awards predictions”