‘Joker’ gets 11, Greta snubbed & other Oscar noms

The Geek was up with the other press this morning to watch the nominations for the 92nd Academy Awards which will air February 9 on ABC. What can we tell you, that you don’t know already. The highly divisive Joker, the origin story of the iconic mentally ill Batman villain, led all Oscar nominations with … Continue reading “‘Joker’ gets 11, Greta snubbed & other Oscar noms”

‘Essence’ House to launch during Oscar Week

ESSENCE, the number one media, technology and commerce company dedicated to Black women globally, has unveiled the honorees for its highly-esteemed 2020 Black Women in Hollywood Awards.  The highly coveted invitation-only Oscar-week event—spotlighting Hollywood’s most renowned and accomplished women at the forefront of the industry—will be held on Thursday, February 6, 2020 at the Beverly Wilshire … Continue reading “‘Essence’ House to launch during Oscar Week”

Warner Bros embraces AI to greenlight future films

We are one step closer to Skynet or in Warner Bros’ case, The Matrix. You know it’s their property and all. Despite coming in a distant second to the juggernaut known as Disney, Warner Bros does not want another Justice League on its hands. Or The Kitchen. Or Shaft. Or Godzilla: King of the Monsters. … Continue reading “Warner Bros embraces AI to greenlight future films”

Three female directors among DGA nominations

The Directors Guild of America President Thomas Schlamme announced the five nominees for the DGA Award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Theatrical Feature Film for 2019 as well as Outstanding Directorial Achievement of a First-Time Feature Film Director. While there will be groans that no female directors are nominated in the first category among five … Continue reading “Three female directors among DGA nominations”

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”

AFI Fest 2019 Presented by Audi announces awards

And just like that, one of the most exciting film weeks in LA is over. Last night, The AFI FEST 2019 presented by Audi, closed out its festival with Noah Baumberg’s emotional rollercoaster, Marriage Story. The festival announced today the films that received this year’s Jury and Audience awards. The Grand Jury Award winners for … Continue reading “AFI Fest 2019 Presented by Audi announces awards”

AFI Fest 2019 kicks off tonight

If we haven’t said it before, Fall is Reel 360’s favorite time of year because of all the interesting events happening around Hollywood. Hot off the American Film Market, we are now lucky enough to bring you AFI Fest 2019 presented by Audi. And with films including Queen & Slim, The Two Popes, Richard Jewell and … Continue reading “AFI Fest 2019 kicks off tonight”

AFI Fest to honor Martin Scorsese

The American Film Institute has announced that AFI FEST 2019 presented by Audi will honor Martin Scorsese with a tribute on Friday, November 15 at the TCL Chinese Theatre in Hollywood. The evening will celebrate the AFI Life Achievement Award recipient and Academy Award winner’s indelible impact on culture as one cinema’s most acclaimed filmmakers. … Continue reading “AFI Fest to honor Martin Scorsese”

Convo with Bron Studios opens AFM Conference

The American Film Market announced it will kick off it Conferences with The Future of Film session featuring a conversation with super-hot BRON Studios on Friday, November 8. A driving force in studio and independent production, BRON has been behind such films as Fences, The Mule, The Front Runner, The Addams Family, Tully, and most … Continue reading “Convo with Bron Studios opens AFM Conference”

‘Two Popes,’ Pakula tribute round out AFI galas

Today, the American Film Institute announced the two Gala titles that complete the Gala line-up at AFI FEST 2019 presented by Audi. Netflix’s The Two Popes starring Anthony Hopkins and Jonathan Pryce will screen on Monday, November 18 and Amazon Studios‘ The Aeronauts starring Felicity Jones and Eddie Redmayne will screen on Tuesday, November 19. … Continue reading “‘Two Popes,’ Pakula tribute round out AFI galas”