Warner Bros releases ‘WW 1984’ motion poster

Coronavirus will apparently not stop Princess Diana. While other studios such as Disney, Paramount and now Universal are pushing back their tentpole films, Warner Bros is still speeding ahead toward its June 5th opening for Patty Jenkins’ Wonder Woman 1984 aka WW 1984. If Marvel’s Black Widow does not get pushed from its May 1 … Continue reading “Warner Bros releases ‘WW 1984’ motion poster”

Gwendolyn Osborne, a true Wonder Woman

Editor’s Note: “The Reel Black List” is our annual spotlight of brothers and sisters in the worlds of advertising, film, TV, music, radio and media who are making a difference through their contributions and creativity. For the next 29 days, you will be able to celebrate these various personalities with us. Talk about a woman … Continue reading “Gwendolyn Osborne, a true Wonder Woman”

‘Wonder Woman 84’ trailer drops and it’s wonderful

Appearing before thousands of devoted Wonder Woman fans and cosplayers at Brazil’s CCXP, actress Gal Gadot, who plays the titular character, and director Patty Jenkins introduced the first trailer to Warner Bros. upcoming Wonder Woman 1984. And it was full of wonder. After fielding a slew of questions from around the world, Jenkins and Gadot … Continue reading “‘Wonder Woman 84’ trailer drops and it’s wonderful”

MUAH announces nominations for 9th annual awards

The Make-Up Artists & Hair Stylists Guild (MUAHS, IATSE Local 706) has unveiled nominations for the 9th Annual MUAHS Guild Awards honoring outstanding achievements in make-up and hairstyling artistry in motion pictures, television, commercials, and live theater. Winners will be honored at the MUAHS gala, returning to a live-in-person ceremony at The Beverly Hilton Hotel … Continue reading “MUAH announces nominations for 9th annual awards”

Six reasons why Marvel and Kevin Feige made me believe in Santa

Anyone who knows me, knows that I am a hardcore superhero fan. Even more so, I am a hardcore DC Comics fan. For an entire childhood through 40 some years of puberty, I believed Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, The Flash, Green Lantern, Martian Manhunter, Hawkman, Hawkgirl were way more heroic and captivating than the likes … Continue reading “Six reasons why Marvel and Kevin Feige made me believe in Santa”

REVIEW: What a complete and utter glitch The Matrix Resurrections is

There is a moment in the second act of Lana Wachowski’s new The Matrix Resurrections that Jada (Why did they make her look so old?) Pinkett Smith’s character Niobe says to Neo/Thomas Anderson (Keanu Reeves), “We’re trying to make sense of who made this mess.” So, am I, Niobe. So am I. Let’s be clear … Continue reading “REVIEW: What a complete and utter glitch The Matrix Resurrections is”

Scarlett Johansson sues Disney over Black Widow theatrical release

The National Association of Theatre Owners aren’t the only ones peeved over the fact that Disney left money on the table by putting Marvel’s Black Widow on Disney Plus on the same day as its theatrical debut. Scarlett Johansson is alleging that $50 million of that money left on the table belongs to her. According … Continue reading “Scarlett Johansson sues Disney over Black Widow theatrical release”

Warner Bros.: Studio tour expands with Friends and DC

The Reel 360 team has long been fans of the Warner Bros. Studio Tour. Now that the popular Hollywood attraction reopened on June 26, there is even more to get excited about. “Entertainment is about connecting with fans and we are thrilled to welcome guests back to the tour after a more than 15-month hiatus” … Continue reading “Warner Bros.: Studio tour expands with Friends and DC”

Ten super comic book moms with and without capes

Look, we all know that women, especially moms, are the true superheroes in our lives. Every day, they are called upon to be resilient, strong, caring and protect their families from whatever comes their way. From the moment they wake to the moment they sleep, moms battle traffic, stress from school and evildoers at work. … Continue reading “Ten super comic book moms with and without capes”

Ma Rainey, Schitt’s Creek win Costume Guild Awards

Last night, the Costume Designers Guild, held its 23rd awards show honoring the best in film, television and short-form costume design. Winners of the virtual ceremony were announced over Twitter. The awards show was hosted by actress Lana Condor. Virtual presenters included Rose Byrne, Andra Day, O-T Fagbenle, Regina King, Carey Mulligan and Amanda Seyfried. “We’ve had to come together as … Continue reading “Ma Rainey, Schitt’s Creek win Costume Guild Awards”

Boseman, Chicago 7, Schitt’s among SAG Award winners

The Screen Actors Guild celebrated the outstanding motion picture and television performances of 2020 at the 27th Annual SAG Awards, which aired Sunday, April 4, 2021 on TNT and TBS. This year’s awards was a brisk one-hour celebration that highlighted and expanded on the show’s signature “I Am An Actor” stories through funny and intimate docuseries-inspired … Continue reading “Boseman, Chicago 7, Schitt’s among SAG Award winners”

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”

Ranking the DCEU movies

Right now we are less than 24 hours away from the premiere of Zack Snyder’s Justice League on HBO Max. While it is sitting at a comfortable 77% (at the time of this writing) on Rotten Tomatoes (far higher than the 40% 2017’s “Josstice League” received) we thought it would be time to rank the … Continue reading “Ranking the DCEU movies”

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”

Art Directors Guild announces nominations

The Art Directors Guild (ADG, IATSE Local 800) has announced nominations for the 25th Annual Excellence in Production Design Awards in theatrical motion pictures, television, commercials, music videos and animation features. Winners will be honored at the Art Directors Guild Awards ceremony, set for Saturday, April 10, 2021, Pre Show – 3:00PM PST, Awards Show – 4:00 PM PST. … Continue reading “Art Directors Guild announces nominations”

Sasha Calle: Latina actress is DC’s new Supergirl

Latina Sasha Calle, actress from Young And The Restless has scored the feature role of DC Universe’s new Supergirl. The Boston, MA-born Colombian actress is the first Latina Supergirl ever in DC and was chosen from more than 425 actresses who auditioned. She will make her debut in Warner Bros’ The Flash which is scheduled … Continue reading “Sasha Calle: Latina actress is DC’s new Supergirl”

Pedro Pascal headlines HBO’s ‘The Last Of Us’

In one of the biggest TV castings of the year, The Mandalorian star Pedro Pascal is set to headline The Last of Us, HBO’s high-profile series adaptation of the Sony Playstation franchise from Chernobyl creator Craig Mazin and Neil Druckmann. Based on the critically acclaimed video game The Last of Us, developed by Naughty Dog … Continue reading “Pedro Pascal headlines HBO’s ‘The Last Of Us’”

BAFTA publishes longlists for 2021 film awards

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) has published the longlists for its 2021 Film Awards, which members are now forced to whittle down to the final nominations.  The following films are longlisted for the 2021 EE British Academy Film Awards, listed alphabetically by title, with the exception of the performance categories, listed … Continue reading “BAFTA publishes longlists for 2021 film awards”

Screen Actors Guild announces nominations

Nominees for the 27th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards honoring outstanding individual, cast and ensemble performances for the past year were announced by Lily Collins (Emily In Paris, Mank) and Daveed Diggs (Snowpiercer, Blindspotting, The Good Lord Bird) via Instagram Live. The nominees for outstanding action performances by film and television stunt ensembles were announced … Continue reading “Screen Actors Guild announces nominations”