Power of the Dog, Succession win at cloaked Golden Globe Awards

It was like the HFPA wore Harry Potter’s invisibility cloak. After a year of controversy and scandals, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association announced the winners of the 79th annual Golden Globe Awards via Twitter on Sunday night. No media or celebrities were in attendance. There was no red carpet. WandaVision was shut out. And there was no … Continue reading “Power of the Dog, Succession win at cloaked Golden Globe Awards”

Michael Keaton added to Batgirl cast

Warner Bros. Pictures recently released an official 2022 movie preview kit featuring an updated cast list and synopsis for many of their movies, including the HBO Max original Batgirl.  This will be the first-ever live-action feature film to star the popular DC Superhero, Batgirl. In a surprise that is rocking the internet, the listing for … Continue reading “Michael Keaton added to Batgirl cast”

Halloween “Killed” at this weekend’s Box Office

Michael Myers in his twelfth installment of the Halloween franchise, made a killing at the box office this weekend, even though he was also streaming on Peacock (NBC Universal). Halloween Kills brought in an estimated $50.3 million at the North American box office this weekend. That number exceeded industry expectations, which had projected the film … Continue reading “Halloween “Killed” at this weekend’s Box Office”

Here are all the deets for DC FanDome

If you’re a DC Fan, and I am, there’s only one thing that you will be doing this weekend and that is attending the online event of the year – DC FanDome. Having launched last year during quarantine, it is like a Comic-Con specifically for DC fanboys and fangirls, promising trailers, news and first-look previews … Continue reading “Here are all the deets for DC FanDome”

Batfleck alludes to discord with Joss Whedon in new interview

Ben Affleck, the most recent, and for some the most beloved, Batman admits that working with disgraced director Joss Whedon was “difficult” during a recent red carpet interview with Variety. While promoting his new film The Tender Bar, Batfleck touched briefly on his Flash and Justice League experiences. “It was a really nice way to revisit … Continue reading “Batfleck alludes to discord with Joss Whedon in new interview”

The Suicide Squad: James Gunn was dying to save Task Force X

It’s no secret that 2017’s Suicide Squad, while a hit at the global box office to the tune of $746.8 million, was a complete and utter disappointment both to fans and critics. Aside from the performances of Will Smith as Deadshot, Margot Robbie as Harley Quinn, Joel Kinnaman as Rick Flag and Jai Courtney as … Continue reading “The Suicide Squad: James Gunn was dying to save Task Force X”

The Flash: Videos from production reveal new suit for “Batfleck”

Set photos from the production of The Flash reveal the first look at Ben Affleck’s Batman (allegedly), or perhaps his stunt double, which features a new and upgraded Batsuit, along with a colossal Batcycle. The Flash has been in production for quite a while now with various tidbits of teases from the set offering the … Continue reading “The Flash: Videos from production reveal new suit for “Batfleck””

The Flash begins production in London

Finally. Finally. Finally. Can I say it one more time? Finally. The Flash movie has officially begun production in the United Kingdom. Finally. Director Andy Muschietti (IT, IT Chapter 2) has marked the first day of filming with a brief video showing off the title and imagery that feels very much like The Flash. We even … Continue reading “The Flash begins production in London”

Justice League writer airs his beef with Warner Bros.

Academy award winner and Justice League scribe Chris Terrio is airing his grievances in an exclusive and wide ranging interview with Vanity Fair. Not to mince words, the man is super pissed off and despises what happened to his DC films just as much as the haters do.  After remaining silent on the matter, Terrio … Continue reading “Justice League writer airs his beef with Warner Bros.”

4 things Justice League got right and 4 wrong

Zack Snyder’s die hard fans have been waiting for the Zack Snyder Cut since the abomination we all know and hate called Justice League was released four years ago. The pleas of the fanboys (and fangirls) were heard and Warner Brothers finally released Zack Snyder’s Justice League in it’s FOUR HOUR glory on HBO Max … Continue reading “4 things Justice League got right and 4 wrong”

Zack Snyder’s Justice League is more cohesive, coherent

I absolutely hated 2017’s Justice League and I did not have high hopes for Zack Snyder’s Justice League. I was pleasantly surprised to see that everything I absolutely hated about 2017’s Justice League was all Joss Whedon. Overall, Zack Snyder’s Justice League is a far superior movie. The film is cohesive and coherent with fantastic … Continue reading “Zack Snyder’s Justice League is more cohesive, coherent”

Justice League is a flawed, overlong masterpiece

Four years ago, when publisher Barbara Roche took over Reel Chicago, she pulled me aside and asked, “Colin, if you could write any kind of column you want, what would it be?” I knew at that time Reel Chicago was focused on local advertising and production communities and we were just beginning to stick our … Continue reading “Justice League is a flawed, overlong masterpiece”

Zack Snyder’s Justice League reviews are revealed

In 2017, in the midst of finishing the much anticipated DC film Justice League, director Zack Snyder tragically lost his 17 year old daughter to suicide and desperately needed to take time to deal with his family’s loss. Instead of being supportive and understanding, Warner Bros. decided to rush and complete the film under the … Continue reading “Zack Snyder’s Justice League reviews are revealed”

Final trailer for Zack Snyder’s Justice League

“And so begins the end.” That statement/threat from Darkseid, Lord of Apokolips could not ring more true, as indeed this is the end (?) of director Zack Snyder’s DCEU trilogy which began with Man of Steel (2013), continued with BvS: Dawn of Justice (2016), hiccuped the bastardized Justice League (2017) and will come to a … Continue reading “Final trailer for Zack Snyder’s Justice League”

For IWD, Snyder releases Wonder Woman teaser

Following teasers featuring Batman and Superman, director Zack Snyder has dropped another character focused tease for Justice League. To mark International Women’s Day, he has spotlighted Gal Gadot’s Wonder Woman in action. The new-ish footage starts with Diana on Themyscira, gazing across the ocean as she recalls voices from her past, and Steppenwolf’s decimation of … Continue reading “For IWD, Snyder releases Wonder Woman teaser”

Zack Snyder releases Superman-focused trailer

There are now less than two weeks to go before the premiere of Zack Snyder’s Justice League on HBO Max. The other day, the director released a Batman-centric :60-second trailer and now has shared another :60-second teaser, this time focusing on Henry Cavill’s Superman. The new promo returns us to Man of Steel, before we see Cavill’s … Continue reading “Zack Snyder releases Superman-focused trailer”

Darkseid speaks in Batman-centric JL trailer

Darkseid is near. The Reel 360 Team did not see him or this coming. Director Zack Snyder has just posted, on his Twitter account, a new minute-long trailer for his version of Justice League and it is fairly dope with new clips of “Batfleck” (Ben Affleck) atop his Bat Tank and getting a hand from … Continue reading “Darkseid speaks in Batman-centric JL trailer”

HBO Max releases new posters for Justice League

HBO Max has revealed new key art and consumer programs for the Max Original film ZACK SNYDER’S JUSTICE LEAGUE. The film will be made available worldwide in all markets day and date with the US HBO Max exclusive debut on THURSDAY, MARCH 18. In addition, HBO Max announced a partnership with Footaction as well as The Heroes Among Us fan sweepstakes.  HBO Max … Continue reading “HBO Max releases new posters for Justice League”

Final ‘Justice League’ trailer reveals…

Here it is! The final trailer for director Zack Snyder’s 4-hour opus Justice League has arrived from HBO Max and it is pretty effin’ epic. Besides the out-of-this-world visuals and action, there is a whole lot more gravitas here than in the mostly-forgotten 2017 theatrical version. This ain’t “Josstice League.” There are an assortment of … Continue reading “Final ‘Justice League’ trailer reveals…”

Zack Snyder reveals Darkseid in JL teaser

Zack Snyder recently posted an 18-second teaser for Zach Snyder’s Justice League along with the promise that we will be treated to a “full length” trailer in just 3 days as a Valentine’s Day gift to fans. Oh, and there’s Darkseid. Even though this teaser is meager in length, there is a wealth of information being … Continue reading “Zack Snyder reveals Darkseid in JL teaser”