Time and American Family Insurance unveil Dreamer of Year

This week, TIME Magazine will announce the winners of its Person of the Year Awards.  And for the first time, TIME, in partnership with American Family Insurance, will also unveil its “Dreamer of the Year.”  The “Dreamer of the Year” Award will recognize an individual who works tirelessly to protect, restore and champion dreams, while … Continue reading “Time and American Family Insurance unveil Dreamer of Year”

What do the critics say about new Bond? Is it time for franchise to die?

It’s been six years since the previous James Bond film, Spectre, but the 25th film in the James Bond franchise, No Time To Die, is finally here! The release of the film was delayed 19 months due to the Covid-19 global pandemic. No Time to Die release date is October 8, 2021, and is currently … Continue reading “What do the critics say about new Bond? Is it time for franchise to die?”

Ellen: Daytime TV’s “Queen of Mean?”

The great quarantined-cultural-reckoning has come for none other than Ellen DeGeneres. Having built her image around her end of show catchphrase “Be kind to one another,” the multi-talented and successful daytime talk show host has come under blistering heat for fostering a harsh and fearful work environment offscreen. The long running show is now under … Continue reading “Ellen: Daytime TV’s “Queen of Mean?””

‘NY Times Mag’ & McCann NY lead ADC Award noms

The New York Times Magazine and McCann New York lead the way with 20 finalist entries each in the global ADC 98th Annual Awards, as announced today by The One Club for Creativity, the world’s foremost non-profit organization celebrating creative excellence in advertising and design. The number of entries for the ADC 98th Annual Awards … Continue reading “‘NY Times Mag’ & McCann NY lead ADC Award noms”

Jim Carrey joins Bill Maher on this Friday’s ‘Real Time’

Real Time with Bill Maher continues its 16th season Friday, Sept. 7 (10:00-11:00 p.m. live ET/tape-delayed PT), with a replay at 12:40 a.m., exclusively on HBO. Allowing Maher to offer his unique perspective on contemporary issues, the show includes an opening monologue, roundtable discussions with panelists and interviews with guests. Documentary filmmaker Jack Bryan is … Continue reading “Jim Carrey joins Bill Maher on this Friday’s ‘Real Time’”

What are the critics saying about Creed III?

Producers Michael B. Jordan, Sylvester Stallone, and Ryan Coogler are back with their 3rd installment of the Rocky spin off movie series, Creed III and both critics and audiences are loving it!  Still dominating the boxing world, Adonis Creed (Michael B. Jordan) is thriving in his career and family life. When Damian, a childhood friend … Continue reading “What are the critics saying about Creed III?”

Ant-Man remains #1 at the box office

For the second week in a row, Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania has maintained its position in the top spot at the box office, despite the film’s dramatic 70% drop in its second weekend. Quantumania earned $104 million for its opening weekend, but this weekend earned just $32.2 million. To compare, the original Ant-Man dropped … Continue reading “Ant-Man remains #1 at the box office”

What are the critics saying about Black Panther?

Disney and Marvel Studios’ Black Panther: Wakanda Forever hits theaters on November 11, 2022 (with showings in some cities beginning November 10) and the official critic review embargo for Wakanda Forever has finally lifted! As of the time this was written, the current Rotten Tomatoes critics score for Marvel’s Black Panther: Wakanda Forever is 86% … Continue reading “What are the critics saying about Black Panther?”

Dancing with the Stars reveals all-star cast for S31

Today, Disney+ announced the Dancing with the Stars season 31 celebrity cast and their professional dancing partners, while live in studio on ABC’s Good Morning America. The series, hosted by supermodel and businesswoman Tyra Banks and new co-host, actor and television personality Alfonso Ribeiro, returns to the ballroom with a lineup of celebrities including a … Continue reading “Dancing with the Stars reveals all-star cast for S31”

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?”

What do the critics think of Dr. Strange in the Multiverse of Madness?

Doctor Strange In The Multiverse Of Madness officially hits theaters on May 6, 2022, with some showtimes in some markets as early as May 5. Fans waited, and waited, and waited for this movie to finally come out. The Covid-19 global pandemic threw a wrench on all our MCU plans, knocking release dates further and … Continue reading “What do the critics think of Dr. Strange in the Multiverse of Madness?”

BNY Mellon teams with Nadav Kander, Nadia Hallgren to “Do Well Better”

BNY Mellon Wealth Management has collaborated with Havas New York, the North America flagship agency for Havas Creative Group, to highlight its philanthropic clients who leverage Active Wealth practices to “Do Well Better” and increase their positive impact on society. Active Wealth practices were developed by BNY Mellon WM to help clients achieve long-term financial … Continue reading “BNY Mellon teams with Nadav Kander, Nadia Hallgren to “Do Well Better””

Thor and Passing star Tessa Thompson is new face of Armani

Armani Beauty is has announced American actress Tessa Thompson as the newest face. Thompson will feature in both the campaigns for the iconic Luminous Silk Foundation and the new Lip Power, shot by Swedish photographer Mikael Jansson. Luminous Silk Foundation is known to be the first expression of Armani’s philosophy of perfecting the complexion with the lightest touch, and comes with a … Continue reading “Thor and Passing star Tessa Thompson is new face of Armani”

Director Chloé Zhao joins Superprime

Los Angeles-based production company Superprime has added two-time Academy Award-winning Chloé Zhao (Nomadland, The Eternals) to its roster of talented filmmakers. Chloé is a Chinese writer, director, editor and producer.  In September, Chloé appeared on Time Magazine’s annual list of the 100 most influential people in the world, on the heels of repeatedly making history … Continue reading “Director Chloé Zhao joins Superprime”

Disney announces plans for 2021 and beyond

On Thursday December 10, 2020, The Walt Disney Company hosted their webcast for Their Investor Day. Bob Chapek, Chief Executive Officer, The Walt Disney Company, and Bob Iger, Executive Chairman and Chairman of the Board, led the virtual event, which included presentations from leaders of the company’s content and distribution teams, along with financial updates … Continue reading “Disney announces plans for 2021 and beyond”

Heavy Duty Projects taps Gaudio and Ade

They’re turning up the volume at the bicoastal music company Heavy Duty Projects, as two new positions have been added that underscore the company’s robust growth.  The music-for-picture studio has named Maura Gaudio as Director of Business Development and Sebastian Ade as Associate Producer, both based out of New York. Their appointments were announced by Josh … Continue reading “Heavy Duty Projects taps Gaudio and Ade”

McDonald’s hit with sexual harassment lawsuit

The golden arches are getting more and more tainted these days. A former McDonald’s employee, – who says a male co-worker at a Michigan restaurant routinely grabbed her breasts, buttocks and propositioned her for sex — is included in a class action lawsuit that accuses McDonald’s of fostering a “culture of sexual harassment.” According to … Continue reading “McDonald’s hit with sexual harassment lawsuit”

Klues, Tobaccowala join audience-based Affinity Answers

Marketing data science company Affinity Answers has added to their roster of advisors Jack Klues and Rishad Tobaccowala, two of the most transformational players in advertising within the past few decades. The digital and media pioneers’ vast knowledge and expertise will be utilized as a foundational resource while Affinity Answers continues to evolve and lead … Continue reading “Klues, Tobaccowala join audience-based Affinity Answers”

My Special Aflac Duck to speak at Cannes panel

Move aside Jeffrey Katzenberg, Lorne Michaels, Arianna Huffington and Shonda Rhimes. Your speaker dais at France will be shared with something else this year at the annual Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity in France this year. This time around, one of the speakers will be a duck. An animatronic duck. Columbus, Georgia-based Aflac announced that … Continue reading “My Special Aflac Duck to speak at Cannes panel”

‘Game of Thrones’ finale torches previous ratings

The Iron Throne wasn’t the only thing incinerated during the series finale of Game of Thrones. Ratings were as well, as a record 19.3 million tuned in for the divisive series finale. Across HBO’s platforms (linear, HBO GO and HBO NOW), the finale easily beat the previous week’s record setting episode, “The Bells” 18.4 million … Continue reading “‘Game of Thrones’ finale torches previous ratings”