Suicide Squad: Margot Robbie on Harley Quinn

When James Gunn’s The Suicide Squad opens in theaters and streams on HBO Max August 6, Margot Robbie will return to the role of fan-favorite psycho, Harley Quinn. She previously played Mr. J’s former love in 2016’s Suicide Squad and 2020’s Birds of Prey. Harley, re-incarcerated for making a cash withdrawal with her car, buys … Continue reading “Suicide Squad: Margot Robbie on Harley Quinn”

UPDATED: Margot Robbie, Thandie Newton, Florence Pugh join Zoë Bell in “Boss Bitch Challenge”

Last month, our sister publication Reel Chicago reported on an outstanding viral video created by the Chicago Stunt Community. Inspired by stuntman Aaron Toney, (Avengers: Infinity War/End Game and Black Panther), to create a “worldwide fight,” Chicago stuntman Shawn Bernal (Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, Jungle Cruise, Zombieland: Double Tap (2019), Bad Boys for Life) corralled his brothers and sisters, … Continue reading “UPDATED: Margot Robbie, Thandie Newton, Florence Pugh join Zoë Bell in “Boss Bitch Challenge””

Margot Robbie to play Barbie on big screen

Following in Hasbro’s tradition of producing feature films based on their toys (Transformers and GI Joe) El Segundo-based Mattel and Warner Bros. Pictures Group have announced a partnership to bring the world-renowned Barbie franchise to theaters in its first ever live-action feature film Academy Award-nominated actress Margot Robbie will not only play the iconic doll, … Continue reading “Margot Robbie to play Barbie on big screen”

Watch trailer for David O. Russell’s Amsterdam

The trailer and poster for 20th Century Studios’ and New Regency’s original crime epic Amsterdam, the latest film from acclaimed writer/director David O. Russell, has arrived. A fascinating and richly intricate tale that brilliantly weaves historical fact with fiction for a timely, cinematic experience, Amsterdam follows three close friends who find themselves at the center of one of … Continue reading “Watch trailer for David O. Russell’s Amsterdam”

Warner Bros. Discovery considers overhauling DCEU

It seems the MCU might actually be getting some competition in the near future. Variety has reported that multiple sources close to the situation have stated that Warner Bros. Discovery Inc. CEO David Zaslav met with top executives before the merger between WarnerMedia and Discovery to find someone to increase the profile of DC Entertainment … Continue reading “Warner Bros. Discovery considers overhauling DCEU”

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”

Black Widow, Harley Quinn cosplay TikTok video has over 58 million views

Earlier this month, two incredibly talented cosplayers, and quite possibly gifted sorceresses, russian_harley_official and mimisskate (Kate Shumskaya) teamed up to create a DC and MCU crossover featuring Scarlett Johansson’s Black Widow cosplayed by Kate Shumskaya and Margot Robbie’s Harley Quinn cosplayed by the TikToker “Russian Harley official.” The result is an MCU/DCEU crossover that has … Continue reading “Black Widow, Harley Quinn cosplay TikTok video has over 58 million views”

The Suicide Squad: Balls-to-the-wall violence, humor and heart

When you want to imitate the nuttiness and irreverent humor that is Guardians of the Galaxy, but want to exponentially up the visceral experience, go to the master himself. That is what Warner Bros did when they signed directed James Gunn to reboot The Suicide Squad. In this sequel – yes, it’s a sequel – … Continue reading “The Suicide Squad: Balls-to-the-wall violence, humor and heart”

The Suicide Squad: James Gunn was dying to save Task Force X

It’s no secret that 2017’s Suicide Squad, while a hit at the global box office to the tune of $746.8 million, was a complete and utter disappointment both to fans and critics. Aside from the performances of Will Smith as Deadshot, Margot Robbie as Harley Quinn, Joel Kinnaman as Rick Flag and Jai Courtney as … Continue reading “The Suicide Squad: James Gunn was dying to save Task Force X”

The Suicide Squad: Do critics love James Gunn’s film or want to kill it?

In 2018 James Gunn was unceremoniously fired from Disney over a series of offensive tweets dug up by far-right provocateur Mike Cernovich before filming Guardians of the Galaxy 3 could begin. Disney quickly realized their mistake and rehired him to continue his successful reign as writer/director of the series in 2019, only after he already … Continue reading “The Suicide Squad: Do critics love James Gunn’s film or want to kill it?”

Warner Bros.: Studio tour expands with Friends and DC

The Reel 360 team has long been fans of the Warner Bros. Studio Tour. Now that the popular Hollywood attraction reopened on June 26, there is even more to get excited about. “Entertainment is about connecting with fans and we are thrilled to welcome guests back to the tour after a more than 15-month hiatus” … Continue reading “Warner Bros.: Studio tour expands with Friends and DC”

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”

Vin Diesel to star in Rock ‘Em Sock ‘Em Robots

Looks like Fast & Furious star Vin Diesel is going to share the screen with another Rock. But hit won’t be Dwayne Johnson. Mattel, Inc. announced today plans to develop Rock ‘Em Sock ‘Em Robots, the classic tabletop game featuring battling robots, into a live-action motion picture. Mattel Films is working with Universal Pictures and Vin … Continue reading “Vin Diesel to star in Rock ‘Em Sock ‘Em Robots”

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”

Ranking the DCEU movies

Right now we are less than 24 hours away from the premiere of Zack Snyder’s Justice League on HBO Max. While it is sitting at a comfortable 77% (at the time of this writing) on Rotten Tomatoes (far higher than the 40% 2017’s “Josstice League” received) we thought it would be time to rank the … Continue reading “Ranking the DCEU movies”

‘Promising Young Woman’: love letter to women and an overdue warning notice to men – written in blood

TRIGGER WARNING: This article contains information about sexual assault and/or violence which may be triggering to survivors. Cassie was a promising young woman in med school until a mysterious, traumatic event abruptly caused her to drop out of school, derailing her future. Existing in a complacent world where “boys will be boys” and “girls will … Continue reading “‘Promising Young Woman’: love letter to women and an overdue warning notice to men – written in blood”

What will become of the movies and theaters post Covid?

A bold catchphrase circulated the online world amidst the Covid 19 pandemic initial lockdown: “artists are second responders.” With deep respect to our first responders and frontline workers saving lives, the average citizen did their part by staying home isolated with no contact to the outside world. What we thought would be a few months … Continue reading “What will become of the movies and theaters post Covid?”

‘Palm Springs,’ ‘Soul’ lead Critics Choice Super Awards

Sunday, the Critics Choice Association (CCA) announced the  winners of the inaugural Critics Choice Super Awards during a special presentation broadcast on  The CW. Produced remotely following COVID safety protocols, the ceremony was hosted by  writer/director/podcaster Kevin Smith and actress/writer Dani Fernandez, and honored the most  popular, fan-obsessed genres across both television and movies, including Superhero/Comic Book,  Science Fiction/Fantasy, Horror, … Continue reading “‘Palm Springs,’ ‘Soul’ lead Critics Choice Super Awards”

‘Captain Marvel’ kicks off superhero weekend on TNT

TNT will air the television premiere of Marvel Studios’ action-packed blockbuster sensation Captain Marvel on Sunday, January 10th at 8 p.m. ET/PT. All weekend long leading up to the premiere, TNT will air a DC movie marathon of fan favorites, including Justice League, Suicide Squad, Batman Begins, Wonder Woman, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice and Man of Steel.  In … Continue reading “‘Captain Marvel’ kicks off superhero weekend on TNT”

No Joke – Jared Leto to reprise Joker in Justice League

I want to laugh, but this ain’t funny. Jared Leto, who played the Clown Prince of Crime in David Ayer’s 2016 Suicide Squad, will reprise the the role of the Green haired monster in the Zack Snyder cut of Justice League. According to the Hollywood Reporter, someone close to production told the outlet that Leto … Continue reading “No Joke – Jared Leto to reprise Joker in Justice League”