Ranking Margot Robbie’s best and worst films

Australian actress and producer, Margot Robbie has made a significant impact on both blockbusters and independent films since her breakthrough in 2013’s The Wolf of Wall Street. Robbie’s remarkable talent and captivating performances have earned her numerous accolades, including nominations for Academy Awards, Golden Globe Awards, and British Academy Film Awards. Her performance as Naomi … Continue reading “Ranking Margot Robbie’s best and worst films”

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”

Barbie reaches $1 billion at global box office

Summer movie magic continues to unfold as the unstoppable Barbie keeps raking in big bucks, adding a staggering $53.0 million to her treasure chest this past weekend. That’s a drop of only 43%. While the “Barbenheimer” bid for a third consecutive week at the box office throne was thwarted, Meg 2: The Trench managed to … Continue reading “Barbie reaches $1 billion at global box office”

Barbie beats Oppenheimer for #1 at the box office

It’s official, “Barbenheimer” is upon us and between Greta Gerwig’s Barbie, and Christopher Nolan’s Oppenheimer, it has been the biggest summer blockbuster weekend at the box office since 2019! Head to head, Barbie is victorious at the box office while Oppenheimer has Barbie beat with the critics’ scores. The weekend’s box office performance, totaling a … Continue reading “Barbie beats Oppenheimer for #1 at the box office”

REVIEW: Barbie is a pink delight, but does come with its share of problems

The pop-cultural, marketing triumphant weekend of “Barbenheimer” is over. While both films left their mark on audiences, Barbie was the clear-cut winner, earning a record-shattering $155m at the Box Office. The gross is well-deserved as Barbie is an enchanting and whimsical journey that takes audiences into a vibrant, satirical world filled with pastels and fluorescents. … Continue reading “REVIEW: Barbie is a pink delight, but does come with its share of problems”

Barbie racks up an impressive $22.3 Million on Thursday

In a powerful start at the box office, Barbie dominated with an outstanding $22.3 million in preview showings, surpassing earlier preshow grosses set by big-name movies like The Batman, Top Gun: Maverick, Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania, Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse, and Avatar: The Way of Water. The Warner Bros. Discovery release, featuring Margot Robbie … Continue reading “Barbie racks up an impressive $22.3 Million on Thursday”

Critics are raving about Greta Gerwig’s Barbie

The reviews for the first half of “Barbenheimer” are in and excitement keeps building as the Greta Gerwig film, Barbie starring Margot Robbie as Barbie and Ryan Gosling as Ken in the lead roles gets closer to the July 21 release date. The review embargo has finally been lifted and critics are absolutely raving about … Continue reading “Critics are raving about Greta Gerwig’s Barbie”

Ted Danson + Consumer Cellular redefine 55+

Consumer Cellular has named creative shop Alto as the lead creative agency, following a competitive, internally-led pitch, to lead the campaign creation. The new campaign, “Freedom Calls,” hinges on an idea that goes beyond telecom– brands of all types have been making a huge error that’s not being talked about, focusing on chasing youth/cool cache … Continue reading “Ted Danson + Consumer Cellular redefine 55+”

Has Marvel found its Fantastic Four?

Don’t get excited yet. But it would seem that Marvel Studios has finally found the stellar cast for its highly anticipated Fantastic Four reboot. After acquiring the film rights to the iconic superhero team, Marvel fans have been eagerly awaiting news of the actors who will bring the beloved characters to life on the big … Continue reading “Has Marvel found its Fantastic Four?”

Gap and Mattel announce Barbie partnership

Gap and Mattel, Inc. have announced a new apparel collaboration inspired by Mattel’s portfolio of brands and Gap’s signature icons that have dressed generations since 1969. The first of many upcoming Gap x Mattel product drops will be the Gap x Barbie collection – an offering of tees, skirts, logo hoodies, denim, button-downs and accessories as well … Continue reading “Gap and Mattel announce Barbie partnership”

Barbie trailer reveals dolls, humans and “beaching off”

To live in Barbie Land is to be a perfect being in a perfect place. Unless you have a full-on existential crisis. Or you’re a Ken. That’s right it is a world made for Barbie as Warner Bros. has released the first star-studded trailer and character posters for the Barbie movie. Since the release of … Continue reading “Barbie trailer reveals dolls, humans and “beaching off””

Things get heated during Mr. Peanut roast

The comedy roast returns as snacking legend Mr. Peanut finds himself in the hot seat during the Planters “Made To Be Roasted” big game commercial. Comedienne Natasha Leggero joins Roastmaster General Jeff Ross and a panel of hilarious comedians as they pull out all the stops to roast Mr. Peanut. True to tradition, Mr. Peanut will take his turn at the podium, … Continue reading “Things get heated during Mr. Peanut roast”

Beyoncé is Grammy Queen; Lizzo, Harry Styles win

Time to show your respect. Beyoncé Knowles-Carter now truly rules The Grammys as the most decorated artist in history. However, it was Harry Styles and Lizzo who kept Queen B from taking it all as they won Album of the Year and Record of the Year respectively. Sunday night The Recording Academy held their annual … Continue reading “Beyoncé is Grammy Queen; Lizzo, Harry Styles win”

The Bear, Andor, The Batman among SAG noms

Nominees for the 29th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards honoring outstanding individual, cast and ensemble performances for the past year were announced this morning by Ashley Park (Emily in Paris) and Haley Lu Richardson (The White Lotus) via Instagram Live. Among the TV nominees are Bob Odenkirk for Better Call Saul, Adam Scott for Severance, Jeremy Allen White who just won … Continue reading “The Bear, Andor, The Batman among SAG noms”

2022 in Review: Who we lost

The older I get, the more I realize how naive I was believing that the people who entertained me would always be around. Of course, they would. Death was never on the radar. People who made me laugh would always be there to elicit chuckles. People whose songs I sang (very off-key) would always be … Continue reading “2022 in Review: Who we lost”

Golden Globes 2023: See full list of nominations

The nominees of the 80th Annual Golden Globe Awards were announced from The Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, California. The Banshees of Isherin and Abbott Elementary lead the nominees with 8 and 5 respectively. Searchlight Pictures led all studios with 12 nominations and HBO Max and Netflix tied at 14 apiece. The nominations were announced … Continue reading “Golden Globes 2023: See full list of nominations”

Beyoncé leads Grammy nominations with 9

Beyoncé Knowles-Carter isn’t just a celebrated Grammy Awards winner — she’s now a serial Grammy. record-breaker. She led among nominees with nine nods for her album Renaissance. Kendrick Lamar scored eight nominations, while Adele and Brandi Carlile each got seven. By adding nine more nominations to her Grammy resumé, she now has 88 in total … Continue reading “Beyoncé leads Grammy nominations with 9”