Tom Cruise celebrates 60th bday the only way Tom Cruise would

For many, a 60th birthday means going to Denny’s for the Senior’s Special. For megastar, Tom Cruise, it would probably mean landing an out-of-control helicopter on top of that Denny’s, then run as the building explodes. No other actor today brings as much passion and surprise to a movie role than the actor who should … Continue reading “Tom Cruise celebrates 60th bday the only way Tom Cruise would”

‘Mission Impossible 7’: Tom Cruise’s love letter to Venice

After several delays due to the coronavirus pandemic, Mission Impossible 7, which stars Tom Cruise, finally resumed production in Venice. The Paramount tentpole film was originally scheduled to lens in “The City of Canals” last March, but like other productions was forced to shut down. However, the mission is back and very possible. After a … Continue reading “‘Mission Impossible 7’: Tom Cruise’s love letter to Venice”

Tom Cruise surprises Hall H with ‘Top Gun’ trailer

Didn’t see this coming. At. All. Mission Impossible star, Tom Cruise, made an unannounced, dramatic appearance in Hall H on Thursday at San Diego Comic-Con, where he treated surprised fans to the first trailer for Top Gun: Maverick. After being introduced by Conan O’Brien, Cruise took the stage and told the crowd, “Thirty-four years ago … Continue reading “Tom Cruise surprises Hall H with ‘Top Gun’ trailer”

Tom “Cruises” into space for next film

It’s a mission he can’t refuse. After Deadline first reported that uber movie star Tom Cruise (Top Gun: Maverick; Mission: Impossible – Fallout) will team with Elon Musk’s Space X and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) to film an entire feature aboard the International Space Station, NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine has now confirmed it. … Continue reading “Tom “Cruises” into space for next film”

Everything, All Quiet, Banshees lead Oscar noms

And let the Oscar race begin. Oscar-winning actor-producer Riz Ahmed and actor Allison Williams (M3gan, Get Out, Girls) announced the 95th Oscars nominations today (January 24), live from the Academy’s Samuel Goldwyn Theater via a global live stream on, and the Academy’s digital platforms, an international satellite feed and broadcast media. Ahmed and Williams announced the … Continue reading “Everything, All Quiet, Banshees lead Oscar noms”

Gallery: AFI Awards celebrate Fabelmans, Avatar, Top Gun, Bear and more

Friday the 13th turned out to be a lucky day for those attending the American Film Institute’s (AFI) 2022 AFI AWARDS at an exclusive invite-only luncheon. At the event, AFI revealed its official rationales (below) for all 21 honorees, providing the cultural and artistic context to mark these outstanding creative endeavors as the year’s notable milestones. Celebrating film and … Continue reading “Gallery: AFI Awards celebrate Fabelmans, Avatar, Top Gun, Bear and more”

2022 in Review: The 10 best films of the year

2022 was a contradiction of sorts when it comes to film. The box office, for the most part, underperformed. While films such as The Batman, Top Gun: Maverick, Black Panther: Wakanda Forever and Avatar: The Way of Water did very well, there was a slew of very good movies which didn’t. For every Jurassic World … Continue reading “2022 in Review: The 10 best films of the year”

Norman Lear turns 100

Norman Lear, who created the iconic bigot Archie Bunker, the 1970s television sitcom All in the Family, and its spin-off Archie Bunker’s Place has reached the incredible milestone of celebrating his 100th birthday. He becomes one of the very few centenarians currently alive. Lear penned an eloquently written essay to The New York Times, reflecting … Continue reading “Norman Lear turns 100”

Summer Movie Guide: 2022 Edition

The Covid-19 lockdown is officially over and things are getting “back to normal” and that includes going to the movies this summer! With box office sales hitting 9 figures with movies like The Batman, Spider-Man: No Way Home, Sonic the Hedgehog 2, and Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness, it’s obvious that movie lovers … Continue reading “Summer Movie Guide: 2022 Edition”

Watch the first teaser for Mission Impossible: Dead Reckoning

The Real 360 News team has long held the belief that Tom Cruise and his Mission Impossible partner, writer/director Christopher McQuarrie, have been doing James Bond better than James Bond. As much as we enjoyed Daniel Craig’s last turn as 007 in No Time to Die, the franchise lately just does not hold a candle … Continue reading “Watch the first teaser for Mission Impossible: Dead Reckoning”

2021 Camp Kuleshov Winners announced

The wait is over. In a series of cross-country virtual presentations held this week, winners were announced for the 2021 edition of Camp Kuleshov, AICP’s annual trailer competition for all assistants in post-production. For Editorial, entrants had to choose a film and re-imagine it, via a 90-second trailer, as something from a different genre or … Continue reading “2021 Camp Kuleshov Winners announced”

Sound meets fashion at Nigel Curtiss’ new store courtesy of Syn

When people walk through the door of Nigel Curtiss‘ exquisitely designed new store in New York’s Meatpacking district they are enveloped in a symphony of design, color, and sound. The music, custom curated by Syn CEO, Nick Wood, Benji Compston and Derek McNiell, pays homage to the designer and celebrity tailor whose clients include Kyle MacLachlan, Derek … Continue reading “Sound meets fashion at Nigel Curtiss’ new store courtesy of Syn”

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The Brazilian Firecracker Aymara Limma goes boom

I have never been to Brazil, but when I moved to Los Angeles I got a good taste of it when I met fabulous writer, director, producer and actress, Aymara Limma. Aymara may be petite, but the woman known as “The Brazilian Firecracker” is truly the entire package. Born in Rio de Janeiro, the incredibly … Continue reading “The Brazilian Firecracker Aymara Limma goes boom”

Meet the 2021 Lexus — Arianna Lexus that is

I have driven Lexuses many times, but I have never met a driven like actress Arianna Lexus. The super-charged Chicagoan describes herself as, “a whole lot of tough in a tiny package with the most infectious smile!” She doesn’t mention what a great sense of humor she has. I found that out personally when Arianna … Continue reading “Meet the 2021 Lexus — Arianna Lexus that is”

Jerry Maguire’s Kelly Preston succumbs to breast cancer

Terrible news. Model/actress Kelly Preston has died at the age of 57 after a private 2-year battle with breast cancer. The actress appeared in more than sixty television and film productions, most notably Mischief (1985), Twins (1988), and Jerry Maguire (1996) and Sky High. Preston also appeared alongside husband John Travolta in Battlefield Earth. “It is with a very heavy heart that … Continue reading “Jerry Maguire’s Kelly Preston succumbs to breast cancer”

Under new guidelines CGI recommended for sex scenes

Last week, California Gov. Gavin Newsom and the Dept. of Public Health announced that the state, under certain conditions, can reopen for film production on June 12. That is great news for all in the film, TV and advertising industries. But what do these new conditions mean specifically for performers? We reported last month, that … Continue reading “Under new guidelines CGI recommended for sex scenes”

New BBDO Group Russia OLV addresses fear of heights

Got a fear of heights? Turn to the next article now. Still here? Okay. You were warned. Proximity Russia, a part of BBDO Group, and MediaWise agencies have launched an OLV powered by high-octane creative for Clarins, a French luxury skin care, cosmetics and perfume company. Let’s cut to the chase – the spot is … Continue reading “New BBDO Group Russia OLV addresses fear of heights”

Universal gives ‘Candyman’ the hook until September

Due to the global health crisis at hand, most U.S. theaters are expected to remain closed through most of the summer, Universal Pictures, which has already pushed the latest entries in the F9 and the Minions franchises back to 2021, has decided to push back their upcoming Candyman sequel/reboot from June 12 to September 25. The decision comes just a … Continue reading “Universal gives ‘Candyman’ the hook until September”

A solve for the film crisis – bring back the double feature

When I was a kid, my dad took me to see The Towering Inferno. It would be the first of ten times I would see it in the movie theater and countless times at home. My wife only knows the film as an annoying poster that hangs on our walls. But for me, it was … Continue reading “A solve for the film crisis – bring back the double feature”

‘Black Widow’ pushes release date, ‘MI:7’ resumes

Count Black Widow as the latest major tentpole film to push back its release date. According to Variety, the first and last solo outing for Scarlett Johansson’s Fallen Avenger will be rescheduled for a later date. This is not surprising given the seriousness of the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic engulfing the world. The Disney/Marvel Studios film was … Continue reading “‘Black Widow’ pushes release date, ‘MI:7’ resumes”