Disney Pride: New DCappella video celebrates This is Me

Director Nina Kramer, SixTwentySix Productions, and Disney DCappella have created an incredible and inclusive music video celebrating the everyday lives of LGBTQ+ individuals in a series of mini vignettes within the music video, set to the song This Is Me for Disney’s Pride Spot.   DCappella is Disney Music Group’s premier a cappella singing sensation featuring … Continue reading “Disney Pride: New DCappella video celebrates This is Me”

Old: Universal releases trailer for Shyamalan film

Finding a lost pair of sunglasses at the beach isn’t that odd, but once you see a rapidly decomposing body, you should maybe haul ass off that beach. This summer, visionary filmmaker M. Night Shyamalan unveils a chilling, mysterious new thriller called Old. The film is about a family on a tropical holiday who discover … Continue reading “Old: Universal releases trailer for Shyamalan film”

CHAT: LALIFF co-founder Edward James Olmos

In 1997, actor, director, producer, and activist Edward James Olmos saw a need to create a venue to promote Latino and Latina voices. As an established actor, Olmos wanted to discover the next generation of voices and help bring their art to the forefront of cinema. Olmos teamed with co-founders Marlene Dermer (1997-2014), Kirk Whisler … Continue reading “CHAT: LALIFF co-founder Edward James Olmos”

And Just Like That: Chris Noth reprises “Big” role

Two-time Golden Globe nominee and SAG Award-nominated actor Chris Noth will reprise the role of “Mr. Big” in the new chapter of the groundbreaking HBO series Sex and the City series, And Just Like That… This Max Original follows “Carrie” (Sarah Jessica Parker), “Miranda” (Cynthia Nixon), and “Charlotte” (Kristin Davis) as they navigate the journey from … Continue reading “And Just Like That: Chris Noth reprises “Big” role”

Kaley Cuoco: Actress extends creative agreement with WB

Warner Bros. Television Group and Kaley Cuoco are extending their long-standing creative partnership with an expansive new overall deal for The Flight Attendant star and executive producer Cuoco and her production company, Yes, Norman Productions. WBTVG can confirm that it is an exclusive, multi-year pact. Financial terms were not disclosed, per Studio policy. Cuoco and her Yes, Norman Productions team — … Continue reading “Kaley Cuoco: Actress extends creative agreement with WB”

Groove Guild signs Empire composer Fil Eisler

Creative music agency Groove Guild is expanding its talent roster, signing lauded film and television composer Fil Eisler for commercial representation. His inventive scores and signature themes have enlivened some of television’s most popular series and notable films, including crafting the tension-filled orchestral cues for Fox’s Golden Globe-nominated drama series, Empire and Sony’s action thriller … Continue reading “Groove Guild signs Empire composer Fil Eisler”

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”

NFT of Boseman to be redesigned after Oscars loss

An NFT of Chadwick Boseman created by Andrew Oshea as part of “Everyone Wins” swag bags for Oscar nominees is being redesigned in the wake of his Best Actor snub. The decision was made by Distinctive Assets, an LA-based entertainment marketing company, which was auctioned off with 50% of the proceeds going to the Colon … Continue reading “NFT of Boseman to be redesigned after Oscars loss”

Pandemic Academy Awards ratings anemic

Things didn’t go exactly as planned for Hollywood’s biggest night. In a year, where Hollywood held back most of its biggest films due to the pandemic, the 93rd Academy Awards drew its smallest audience ever. While the awards tried to change things up in a year that saw a tragic pandemic take and shut down lives, … Continue reading “Pandemic Academy Awards ratings anemic”

Reel 360’s 2021 Oscar Predictions

It’s finally here — the end to a very long and strange and god knows what else kind of film year. We are happy to finally say good-bye to the 2020 movie season which culminates with the Academy Awards. We are tired. Run down. But vaccinated! So we are ready to sit down and make … Continue reading “Reel 360’s 2021 Oscar Predictions”

Her Move: Anya Taylor-Joy on Queen’s Gambit success

At just 24 years old, Anya Taylor-Joy is already a force to be reckoned with. Fresh off her starring role in the popular Netflix’s The Queen’s Gambit, the fantastic actress won both a Golden Globe and SAG (Screen Actors Guild) for her outstanding role. The Argentine-British actress and model is riveting in the 1950s miniseries, … Continue reading “Her Move: Anya Taylor-Joy on Queen’s Gambit success”

Birds of Prey, Ma Rainey, SNL winners at MUAHS

The Make-Up Artists & Hair Stylists Guild (MUAHS, IATSE Local 706) announced winners of its 8th Annual MUAHS Awards, presented by HASK Beauty, in 21 categories of film, television, commercials and live theater. The hybrid virtual gala was held on Saturday night, April 3, 2021, before an audience of more than 1,000 worldwide. Emmy and Golden Globe-nominated actor, Anthony Anderson, star and executive producer … Continue reading “Birds of Prey, Ma Rainey, SNL winners at MUAHS”

The United States vs. Billie Holiday is really U.S. vs POC

The United States vs. Billie Holiday, which is currently streaming on Hulu, has already nabbed a Golden Globe Best for actress, singer Andra Day, who was also nominated for a 2021 Critics Choice and now has an Oscar nomination for her portrayal of torch singer Billie Holiday. One viewing of the film and it’s easy … Continue reading “The United States vs. Billie Holiday is really U.S. vs POC”

Anthony Anderson set to host 2021 MUAHS Awards

Emmy® and Golden Globe®- nominated actor, Anthony Anderson, star and executive producer of ABC’s multi-award-nominated sitcom “black-ish,” will host the 8th Annual Make-Up Artists & Hair Stylists Guild (MUAHS, IATSE Local 706) Awards, bringing his humor and talent to the star-studded event honoring  outstanding achievements of both make-up artists and hair stylists in motion pictures, television, commercials and live theater.  The reimagined … Continue reading “Anthony Anderson set to host 2021 MUAHS Awards”

The Goldbergs’ George Segal dies at 87

Acclaimed actor George Segal, best known for Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? and ABC’s The Goldbergs has died due to complications from bypass surgery, his family announced on Wednesday. Segal was 87. Segal’s wife confirmed the sad news in a statement: “The family is devastated to announce that this morning George Segal passed away due … Continue reading “The Goldbergs’ George Segal dies at 87”

Promising Young Woman, Borat among WGA winners

The Writers Guild of America West (WGAW) and Writers Guild of America, East (WGAE) tonight announced the winners of the 2021 WGA Awards for outstanding achievement in writing for film, television, new media, news, radio/audio, and promotional categories during a first-time-ever joint, virtual ceremony. Hosted virtually by actor-writer-producer Kal Penn (Clarice), the 90-minute ceremony featured at-home presentations … Continue reading “Promising Young Woman, Borat among WGA winners”

These 10 female superheroes inspire us for IWD

International Women’s Day is upon us and we are celebrating women’s achievements and the meaningful contributions they’ve made to the world by ranking the top 10 female superheroes of television and film and not only are we celebrating the heroes, we’re also celebrating the actresses who play them.  10. Sailor Moon ( anime cartoon) Sailor … Continue reading “These 10 female superheroes inspire us for IWD”

Eva Longoria to direct HBO Max Latinx comedy

Eva Longoria is set to direct and executive produce The Gordita Chronicles pilot at HBO Max. The single-camera family comedy hails from Josh Berman’s Osprey Productions, Zoe Saldana’s Cinestar Pictures, and Sony Pictures TV, where Berman’s Osprey Prods is under a deal. The Gordita Chronicles, written by Claudia Forestier, is about a willful, chubby, 12-year-old … Continue reading “Eva Longoria to direct HBO Max Latinx comedy”

REVIEW: The Mauritanian is powerful and enraging

Based on true events, The Mauritanian is a legal drama film adapted from the 2015 international best selling book Guantanamo Diary, written by Mohamedou Ould Salahi, the first and only diary written by a Guantanamo “detainee,” which details the true story of the horrific torture he sustained at the hands of American military personnel during … Continue reading “REVIEW: The Mauritanian is powerful and enraging”

Young Hero serves Absolut responsibility campaign

Young Hero served as creative agency and production company for Absolut Vodka’s Drink Responsibly, #LoveResponsibly integrated campaign, which kicked off in time for Valentine’s Day and culminated in a 15-second spot that aired live during the 78th Annual Golden Globe Awards. Almost a year into the pandemic, at a time when nearly 40% of Americans … Continue reading “Young Hero serves Absolut responsibility campaign”