We predict the 2020 SAG Award Winners

With last night’s Producer Guild Awards, awards season is now underway in Hollywood. Every weekend, everyone in the industry, from animators to VFX folks, will be attending dinners and after parties somewhere in Hollywood and Beverly Hills. And it will all culminate on February 9th at the Dolby Theater in Hollywood with the Oscars. The … Continue reading “We predict the 2020 SAG Award Winners”

Reel 360’s last-minute gift guide of must-haves

Christmas, Hanukkah and Chrismakkah are literally around the corner. Hanukkah starts Saturday the 21st and we know when St. Nick is trespassing via our chimneys with the perfect gift. To make your last minute holiday gift buying just a l’il bit easier before the oohs and aahs from that creative director or director who’s very … Continue reading “Reel 360’s last-minute gift guide of must-haves”

SAG Awards nominations announced

Nominees for the 26th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards® for  outstanding individual, cast and ensemble performances in film and television of 2019, as well as the nominees for outstanding action performances by film and television stunt ensembles, were announced this morning at the Pacific Design Center’s SilverScreen Theater in West Hollywood. SAG-AFTRA President Gabrielle Carteris introduced America Ferrera (Superstore, Ugly Betty) and Danai … Continue reading “SAG Awards nominations announced”

‘Ghostbusters: Afterlife’ trailer is spirited

If Netflix’s Stranger Things and Stephen King’s IT had a baby, the upcoming film Ghostbusters: Afterlife might just be the result. That’s not a bad thing at all, especially coming on the heels of the 2016 dead on arrival reboot, the “progressive” female-led Ghostbusters. The trailer for the Columbia and Sony film, quickly introduces us … Continue reading “‘Ghostbusters: Afterlife’ trailer is spirited”

Scar Jo kills in first Marvel trailer for ‘Black Widow’

This was an unexpected treat for the holidays. Like getting a Christmas Bonus. Long expected to be attached to the release of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, Marvel Studios without warning has released the first teaser trailer for Black Widow! F*ck yeah! I was a bit skeptical when I heard the first film in … Continue reading “Scar Jo kills in first Marvel trailer for ‘Black Widow’”

Aussie stars in spotlight at Australians in Film Awards

Last night, The Australian film industry turned out in style for the 8th Annual AiF Awards Gala and Benefit Dinner tonight at Intercontinental Century City. The annual star-studded Awards Gala and Benefit Dinner celebrates the achievements of Australian entertainment professionals and supports the foundation’s mission to usher Australian filmmakers into the international market. In an … Continue reading “Aussie stars in spotlight at Australians in Film Awards”

Colin Costello’s ‘Dreamwisher’ among films at Hollyshorts

Writer/director Colin Costello brings ‘Twilight Zone’ inspired short film to the Oscar-qualifying Hollyshorts Film Fest Dreamwisher, an award-winning 8-minute film from writer/director Colin Costello, will screen at the Oscar-Qualifying HollyShorts Film Festival. The internationally-acclaimed short was produced by Eric Handler for his Positively Positive Productions and will screen at the TCL Chinese Theater on August … Continue reading “Colin Costello’s ‘Dreamwisher’ among films at Hollyshorts”

Marvel Studios announces ‘Phase Four’ slate

What many would call, “The Main Event” of Comic-Con finally happened. Marvel Studios’ head honcho, Kevin Feige, took the stage at massive Hall H, stood before a salivating packed house of fans and announced most of Marvel’s ‘Phase Four’ films. From the crowd’s reaction, Feige did not disappoint. He also had a few bombshells. ‘Phase … Continue reading “Marvel Studios announces ‘Phase Four’ slate”

First BTS look at ‘Ghostbusters 2020’ cast

Writer/Director Jason Reitman (Juno, Up in the Air, The Frontrunner) has tweeted a behind-the-scenes look at Ghostbusters 2020, and it gives us a first glimpse of main cast members. Standing alongside Reitman are stars Carrie Coon, Stranger Things’ Finn Wolfhard and Captain Marvel’s McKenna Grace in costume alongside his father and the director of the … Continue reading “First BTS look at ‘Ghostbusters 2020’ cast”

Netflix productions mull leaving Georgia

A Variety report says that Netflix Chief Content Officer Ted Sarandos will consider pulling the streaming giant’s massive film and television production from Georgia if the state moves forward with the controversial abortion ban. On May 7, Governor Brian Kemp signed a a heartbeat bill that would essentially make abortion illegal if a fetal heartbeat … Continue reading “Netflix productions mull leaving Georgia”

Apple reveals new streaming service

Winfrey, Spielberg, Aniston, Witherspoon, Spencer, Abrams, Momoa, Shyamalan, Jon M. Chu are all coming – to Apple TV+. Yesterday, the Cupertino giant revealed the name of their new subscription service which will become the new home for the world’s most creative storytellers featuring exclusive original shows, movies and documentaries, coming this fall. Apple TV+ will … Continue reading “Apple reveals new streaming service”

New trailer for ‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’

Yeah, this trailer from Quentin Tarantino looks good. Like really good. The trailer for the director’s ninth film, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, has finally arrived. Did I say that it looks really good? Once Upon a Time in Hollywood is set in Hollywood in 1969 and follows a fading TV actor (DiCaprio) who … Continue reading “New trailer for ‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’”

From handmaids to Jesus, the Emmys announce noms

Al Pacino’s haunting portrayal of Joe Paterno was snubbed. SNL’s Keenan Thompson and Aidy Bryant were nominated for Best Supporting Actor and Best Supporting Actress, respectively. Although David Lynch’s 18-episode Twin Peaks was nominated for 9 Emmy’s, the series was largely ignored in major categories. Netflix dethroned HBO as most nominated network. Jesus. He was … Continue reading “From handmaids to Jesus, the Emmys announce noms”

ThinkLA announces 2018 IDEA awards finalists

(Los Angeles — 24 April 2018) ThinkLA has announced the finalists for the 2018 IDEA Awards. For the eighth year, the association celebrates Southern California’s advertising, marketing, and media superstars and pay tribute to Los Angeles as a hotbed of creativity and brand building. Over the past few months, hundreds of submissions were received from … Continue reading “ThinkLA announces 2018 IDEA awards finalists”

“Infinity War” sets new weekend B.O. record & more

In Disney/Marvel’s Avengers: Infinity War, intergalatic despot Thanos, otherwise known as the “Mad Titan,” hurls a moon at Robert Downey Jr.’s Iron Man. The same can be said about Disney and Marvel as the behemoth event, also known as a film, did the same to the weekend box office. The epic story, ten years in … Continue reading ““Infinity War” sets new weekend B.O. record & more”

Reel Chicago’s most & least favorite Super Bowl spots

This year, the commercials were the best part of the Super Bowl for everyone who doesn’t live in Boston or Philadelphia. In keeping with the couch potato, post-game, armchair tradition, The Reel Chicago team has assembled a list of our most and least favorite spots. Because nothing says great American tradition quite like laundry detergent, … Continue reading “Reel Chicago’s most & least favorite Super Bowl spots”

Celebrity Super Bowl ads: what’s in it for your brand?

There were plenty of eye-popping fireworks during this year’s Super Bowl in terms of both offense on the field and the amount of high-profile celebrity helmed ads. While it was all good for the NFL’s brand, was it good for the brands that spent $5 million for a 30-second spot? It’s an age-old debate albeit … Continue reading “Celebrity Super Bowl ads: what’s in it for your brand?”

Schwimmer pushes Skittles for Super Bowl

Last week, Mars Wrigley Confectionary brand, Skittles, announced that it would create the most exclusive Super Bowl ad ever, and would only screen it to only one person, and that person happens to be Marcos Menendez a teenager from Canoga Park, California. According to an agency spokeswoman, Menendez is a real teenager, not a paid … Continue reading “Schwimmer pushes Skittles for Super Bowl”

GEICO goes head-to-head with Angry Birds

The latest spot by GEICO, from The Martin Agency, will have you thinking of safeguarding your windows. Your planters on the patio. And anything else that might not be bolted down. Why?  Everybody’s favorite flightless flock has found its way back to your screens. That’s right, Angry Birds, the mobile game characters developed by Rovio … Continue reading “GEICO goes head-to-head with Angry Birds”

Our top 21 horror films of the 21st century

On September 11, 2001, we were all witnesses to what will go down in our lifetime as the most horrific event caught on video, film and audio. Of course, I’m talking 19 terrorists, who hijacked four airplanes and crashed them into the World Trade Center, the Pentagon and a field in Pennyslvania. Real horror. Throughout … Continue reading “Our top 21 horror films of the 21st century”