June is public enemy #1 in Handmaid’s Tale trailer

Hulu has dropped the grim, yet somewhat hopeful trailer for The Handmaid’s Tale Season 4. Here, we see June (Elisabeth Moss) is now “public enemy No. 1” in Gilead as she has become basically the white version of Harriet Tubman, leading handmaids and children to freedom and unleashing a rebellion. Hulu’s official description says, “In … Continue reading “June is public enemy #1 in Handmaid’s Tale trailer”

Public Enemy drops ‘Fight the Power 2020’ remix

Here we go again. Public Enemy‘s Fight The Power is one of the most important, exciting and truthful anthems of all time. Since first introduced in Spike Lee’s brilliant and hyperkinetic opening to the 1989 classic Do The Right Thing, it has become protest song that has resonated with audiences seeking change. In the year … Continue reading “Public Enemy drops ‘Fight the Power 2020’ remix”

No, ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ hasn’t jumped the shark

Warning! Spoiler alert!!! This article contains spoilers for the current episodes of Season 4 of The Handmaid’s Tale. Many people are claiming the latest season of The Handmaid’s Tale has “jumped the shark” and June’s (Elizabeth Moss) “plot armor” is “laughable,” but even though June has already escaped and survived her captors three times by … Continue reading “No, ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ hasn’t jumped the shark”

Digital Underground’s Shock G passes at 57

We have suddenly been hit recently with a spate of 90s hip hop stars passing. In the last two weeks we have lost DMX, Black Rob and now Grammy nominated Rapper and producer Shock G. Also known as Humpty Hump of the Bay Area hip-hop crew Digital Underground, the Hip Hop artist has passed away … Continue reading “Digital Underground’s Shock G passes at 57”

Grammy nominee DMX dies at age 50

Sad news from the music world. Grammy Award nominee and American Music Award winner DMX has died at age 50. TMZ reported DMX, who’s real name is Earl Simmons overdosed, which resulted in a heart attack on April 2, 2021. Simmons had been in the intensive care unit in a White Plains, NY hospital on … Continue reading “Grammy nominee DMX dies at age 50”

Chris Rock is on hunt for Jigsaw in Spiral trailer

The full trailer for upcoming reboot/sequel Spiral: From The Book of Saw is now online, and it’s clear from the first scene that even though comedian Chris Rock is the star, this is no spoof. Don’t expect Scary Movie. Just scares. A criminal mastermind unleashes a twisted form of justice in Spiral, the terrifying new chapter from … Continue reading “Chris Rock is on hunt for Jigsaw in Spiral trailer”

Stacey Dash is Black again!

Clueless actress turned conservative political commentator Stacey Dash said she has reconsidered her zealous support of former President Donald Trump, condemns the Jan. 6 riots at the U.S. Capitol and is going to give President Joe Biden a chance. “Being a supporter of Trump has put me in some kind of box that I don’t … Continue reading “Stacey Dash is Black again!”

NBA honors the life and legacy of MLK

The NBA family tipped off league-wide efforts to honor the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Throughout the weekend, the league, teams, coaches and current and former players engaged in the national dialogue on race and equality on NBA’s platforms and encourage collective action in its communities nationwide. On Monday 18th January, … Continue reading “NBA honors the life and legacy of MLK”

Pepsi celebrates Notorious B.I.G with new freestyle song

Given the Reel 360 team’s love for old school Hip Hop, it will be hard to top this new glorious spot from Pepsi this week. In celebration of iconic artist Christopher Wallace’s (aka the Notorious B.I.G) induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, the brand has released a bouncin’ new commercial using a … Continue reading “Pepsi celebrates Notorious B.I.G with new freestyle song”

FKA twigs wields a sword in elegant, ‘Sad Day’ video

Doomsday Entertainment, along with production partners Makeready, Kindred Spirit and Super Frog, and Doomsday roster director Hiro Murai (This Is America, Guava Island) lead acclaimed musical artist FKA twigs on a swordsman’s chase through a gritty cityscape in the 7:34 music video for Sad Day. In gracefully choreographed sweeps and flying leaps in the night, … Continue reading “FKA twigs wields a sword in elegant, ‘Sad Day’ video”

New version of Jackson’s ‘They Don’t Care About Us’

Director Spike Lee yesterday revealed a new version of Michael Jackson’s They Don’t Care About Us short film during his annual Brooklyn Loves Michael Jackson block party celebrating the King of Pop’s birthday, which this year took place virtually.  “Great protest songs can’t get old, stale or non-relevant because the struggle still continues,” he said.  “That’s why … Continue reading “New version of Jackson’s ‘They Don’t Care About Us’”

Apollo 11 astronaut Michael Collins’ rare 2019 interview

Yesterday, we lost the final astronaut of the Apollo 11. Often called, “The Forgotten Astronaut,” Michael Collins passed away at the age of 90. Collins  never touched down on the Moon as he flew the Apollo 11 command module Columbia in 1969 while his crewmates, Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin, made the first crewed landing on the surface. On April,15 2019 Collins came … Continue reading “Apollo 11 astronaut Michael Collins’ rare 2019 interview”

King Center, BBDO reimagine love for BHM

This Black History Month, and coinciding with Valentine’s Day, The King Center for Nonviolent Social Change is reimagining love to mean something much more than just romance. “BE LOVE” urges people to look at love in another light – as a powerful force for good, advancing justice for all.  Inspired by the words of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. “Power … Continue reading “King Center, BBDO reimagine love for BHM”

Voltage appoints Ribeiro as Director of Marketing

Voltage Pictures has appointed Maria Eduarda Ribeiro as Director of Marketing with immediate effect, it was announced today by President and COO Jonathan Deckter. Ribeiro will oversee all marketing related matters, including reviewing and approving marketing materials created by company’s international distributors. She will also oversee creative and all aspects of marketing for Voltage Picture’s … Continue reading “Voltage appoints Ribeiro as Director of Marketing”

Charlie Higson to pen ‘Curse of the Kohinoor’

More deals sealed from the American Film Market. Acclaimed author, TV and film writer Charlie Higson, most known for his Young Bond novel series, will co-write Curse of the Kohinoor. This is the recently announced scripted series by Amara Raja Media & Entertainment, in partnership with Star Entertainment Worldwide and Contentflow Studios. The heist thriller … Continue reading “Charlie Higson to pen ‘Curse of the Kohinoor’”

Musicians want facial recognition tech banned

Welcome to the worlds of Enemy of the State, Minority Report and Total Recall. Author Philip K. Dick may have known what laid ahead for us as a society. Facial recognition technology has been slowly growing in public and private sectors, from airports to department stores to actual advertising brands. It’s becoming especially popular with … Continue reading “Musicians want facial recognition tech banned”

The ‘Chicken Sandwich Wars’ will leave you fried

There is major beef going on between Popeyes and Chick-fil-A. Actually, chicken. In the vein of great fights like “The Thrilla in Manilla,” “The Hatfields and The McCoys” and “Trump vs Anyone else” we now are in the midst of the “Great Chicken Sandwich Wars.” And the weapons being used – Twitter memes. It all … Continue reading “The ‘Chicken Sandwich Wars’ will leave you fried”

Lite clapbacks at Light for “corn syrup” jab

Miller Lite is calling foul on Bud Light after the beer claimed ML uses corn syrup during four Super Bowl spots Not only did Bud Light’s “Bud Knight” have to joust with (spoiler: and die) Game of thrones “The Mountain,” now the beer brand has to tussle with its competitor Miller Lite. But they started … Continue reading “Lite clapbacks at Light for “corn syrup” jab”