We say, “Shazam!” to Babs Butcher’s cosplay talent

Editor’s Note: Reel 360 has always been dedicated to and inspired by creators. From filmmakers to advertising creatives to writers to musicians to producers to editors and more, we celebrate great work. Period. Now we have entered the world of cosplay. Meet Babs Butcher. If that ain’t a comic book ready name, we don’t know what … Continue reading “We say, “Shazam!” to Babs Butcher’s cosplay talent”

‘Shazam!’ ‘Mrs. Doubtfire’ among family films on HBO

With the novel coronavirus COVID-19 forcing many companies to conduct business from remote home offices combined with children home from school closings, getting work accomplished can become even more challenging. HBO and Reel 360 have a bit of a solve. There are twenty-two family-friendly films that kids can watch when not taking classes online. Start … Continue reading “‘Shazam!’ ‘Mrs. Doubtfire’ among family films on HBO”

‘Shazam!’ flies ‘Pet Sematary’ lives Weekend B.O.

Shazam! That was the magical word Warner Bros. used at the Box Office this weekend as the original Captain Marvel (yeah I remember the 70’s Saturday AM series) flew to an outstanding $53 million and a worldwide gross of $158.6 million. With a reported production budget of $80 – $100 million, the film has virtually … Continue reading “‘Shazam!’ flies ‘Pet Sematary’ lives Weekend B.O.”

The Batman will return

It’s official, Battinson, Zoë Kravitz, director Matt Reeves, and more will be returning for a sequel to Warner Brothers’ blockbuster hit The Batman.  At CinemaCon 2022, the annual trade show for theater owners, Warner Bros. Pictures Group chairman Toby Emmerich shared the news and Reeves came on stage to help make the announcement, saying more … Continue reading “The Batman will return”

WB moves Flash and Aquaman to 2023, Black Adam to September, Shazam now

Bad news for DC fans. It’s going to be another Marvel year. Coming off the hit that is The Batman, Warner Bros has shifted their big superhero tentpole films around like The Flash caught in the Speed Force. Earlier today, the Red Notice star took to Instagram to reveal that Black Adam will now play in theaters on … Continue reading “WB moves Flash and Aquaman to 2023, Black Adam to September, Shazam now”

Surprise! These are Christmas movies, too

Christmas is this week and not everyone is into the same old, typical Christmas romantic comedy tropes or the “feel good”, heartwarming “spirit of the season” sappy films with a moral to the story. Sometimes, you just want to sit down and pass the time watching quality films that might take place around Christmas, but … Continue reading “Surprise! These are Christmas movies, too”

Black Adam footage released online hours before DC FanDome

DC FanDome is only hours away, but we now have something to whet fanboys’ and fangirls’ appetites — Black Adam star Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson has released a sneak peek of him in the antihero’s costume and new footage. A teaser (possibly even a full trailer) is expected today at the highly anticipated DC online … Continue reading “Black Adam footage released online hours before DC FanDome”

Arclight set to close permanently in CA and IL

To say you are just watching a movie at the famous ArcLight Cinerama Dome is an understatement and almost an insult to cinephiles. From the ushers introducing the film to being immersed into a 70mm film due to its majestic curved screen, a trip to the dome was an experience. The Dome is where I … Continue reading “Arclight set to close permanently in CA and IL”

Dwayne Johnson confirms Black Adam is filming

It’s happening. Sweet Christmas. Oops wrong comic universe. But it is Christmas for those who have been waiting for Dwayne Johnson’s Black Adam to finally go before the cameras. For those unaware of the character, Black Adam was created by Otto Binder and C. C. Beck for DC Comics. The anti-hero is one of the archenemies of the superhero Shazam! and the … Continue reading “Dwayne Johnson confirms Black Adam is filming”

Oh f#ck John Cena’s ‘Peacemaker’ coming to HBO Max

HBO Max is set to explore the origins of the Peacemaker character, the master of weapons from the highly anticipated upcoming The Suicide Squad film, in the new Max Original action-adventure-comedy series Peacemaker. The network has given a straight-to-series order of eight episodes for the first season of the show. John Cena will reprise his role from The Suicide Squad movie to star in the series, and the film’s … Continue reading “Oh f#ck John Cena’s ‘Peacemaker’ coming to HBO Max”

Fact or Fiction: Henry Cavill signs up for 3 Superman films and more

With it being Rosh Hashanah, we are going to take this rumor about Warner Bros. and DC with a huge grain of Kosher salt. According to Comic Book Movie, who is sourcing The Cultured Nerd, Man of Steel and The Witcher star Henry Cavill has agreed with the studio. to reprise his role as Superman in at least three projects … Continue reading “Fact or Fiction: Henry Cavill signs up for 3 Superman films and more”

DC FanDome releases August 22 schedule

Eschewing Comic-Con, which was fairly tame, for their own supersized event DC’s Fandome, Warner Bros. has now revealed the exciting and enticing full schedule for Saturday’s event. Can. Not. Wait. Highlights include a Wonder Woman:1984 panel featuring Gal Gadot, Chris Pine, Kristen Wiig and Pedro Pascal, and director/co-writer/producer Patty Jenkins join forces with Brazilian hosts … Continue reading “DC FanDome releases August 22 schedule”

Warner Bros. and DC announce virtual event

It seems very likely that Warner Bros and DC will skip this year’s virtual Comic Con. On Saturday, August 22, starting at 10 a.m. PDT, the studio will welcome fans everywhere into the DC FanDome — a free virtual fan experience where no badge is required. Imagine all the Super Heroes and Super-Villains you’ve ever … Continue reading “Warner Bros. and DC announce virtual event”

Watch scary AF short film from ‘Shazam’ director

Being couped up due to the outbreak of the coronavirus COVID-19 has obviously had its negative effects. But in many cases it has a lit a fire under artists ranging from actors to directors. Before he directed Shazam! for Warner Bros. David F. Sandberg was known as a horror director helming creepy classics such as … Continue reading “Watch scary AF short film from ‘Shazam’ director”

Five reasons ‘Birds of Prey’ didn’t soar at box office

Despite resting at an extremely respectable 80% on Rotten Tomatoes, Warner Bros Birds of Prey (And the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn) opened well below its expected 50 million projections. The R-rated girl-gang film came in almost $20 million lower earning $33.2 million. According to Comic Book Movie, this is the worst start for … Continue reading “Five reasons ‘Birds of Prey’ didn’t soar at box office”

2019 in Review: The Best Films of the Year

The film going experience is such a personal one. Yes, we may attend the next Avengers or Beanpole with someone or someones, but at the end of the day, the films you like may not be the person’s next to you cup of tea. For instance The African American Critics Association chose Jordan Peele’s haunting … Continue reading “2019 in Review: The Best Films of the Year”

WB sets release dates for ‘Flash,’ ‘Matrix’ & ‘Shazam 2’

We finally have a release date for The Flash. Maybe this time with IT and IT: Chapter 2’s Andrés Muschietti at the helm, the long-delayed film about the Scarlet Speedster will actually happen. WB also set release dates for The Matrix 4, Shazam 2 and a slew of other films. According to Deadline, The Flash, … Continue reading “WB sets release dates for ‘Flash,’ ‘Matrix’ & ‘Shazam 2’”

‘La Llorona’ scares up $26.5m during low Easter weekend

Warner Bros./New Line got a great Easter basket this weekend as the Burbank studio secured the number one and two position this week on the domestic box office chart. This is particularly significant as this was also the lowest box office Easter weekend in 14 years, down 22% from last year, according to The Wrap. … Continue reading “‘La Llorona’ scares up $26.5m during low Easter weekend”

‘Avengers’ assemble to support children’s hospitals

They assembled at Disneyland Resort. Their mission this time was not stopping Thanos from snapping again. This time the likes of Black Widow, Ant-Man, Iron Man, Thor and Captain Marvel showed up to launch Avengers Universe Unites. It’s described as a charity event that supports The Walt Disney Company’s signature philanthropic commitment, Disney Team of … Continue reading “‘Avengers’ assemble to support children’s hospitals”