Top Trends This Week

LETHAL WEAPON 5 IS HAPPENING WITH MEL GIBSON DIRECTING

Mel Gibson is going behind the camera for the fifth installment of Warner Bros. Lethal Weapon after the July 2021 death of director 91-year old Richard Donner, who’d directed all the films since 1987. Since then the movie has been in limbo. Donner was planning to do the fifth and the movie was in development for years on and off for…
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CRITICS CHOICE DOCUMENTARY AWARDS; SUMMER OF SOUL WINS

At the Critics Choice Documentary Awards, Summer of Soul took the top prize, along with all it was nominated for at the awards ceremony in Brooklyn Nov 14, 2021. First time director Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson’s documentary took all six categories  including best documentary. The film includes lost footage of the Harlem Cultural Festival back in 1969. It premiered…
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ETERNALS – BOX OFFICE BOOM IN PANDEMIC MOVIE-GOING ERA

Disney’s ETERNALS from Marvel Studios brought in $71M even though it had some of the worst reviews (which Disney never has.) after opening in 4.090 theaters. Worldwide it made $161.7 million after a $90.7 million dollar weekend. Obviously, Marvel's  core fan base will not stop and even with bad reviews. Disney owns Marvel Studios. This is the fourth-best domestic…
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‘STATE OF LUXURY – WITH ANN SHATILLA’ SEMINAR PART OF BEVERLY HILLS CHAMBER OF COMMERCE BUSINESS CONVENTION “VIRTUAL COLLABORATIVE”

The Beverly Hills Chamber of Commerce held it's "Virtual Collaborative" twice yearly business convention May 4, 2021. Best-in-class experts and business leaders at the third “Beverly Hills Back to Business Virtual Collaborative” took part.    Featured speakers, sessions and content included: Restaurant Reinvention with the Original Celebrity Chef and Entrepreneur Wolfgang Puck Looking to the Future…
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VAX LIFE IN L.A. BRINGS IN OVER $300 MILLION!

It was a massive success in the name of vaccines and vaccinations. The Global Citizen fundraising concert called “Vax Live: The Concert to Reunite the World” was shot May 2, 2021 and aired May 8, 2021. It is being called the country's first large-scale benefit music event for a COVID-19 compliant audience. Vax Live was one of the largest concert…
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TWO RUDY GUILIANI DOCUMENTARIES IN THE WORKS – LATEST FROM ROLLING STONE

A documentary on Rudy Guliani is being made by MRC / Rolling Stone.  It is based on their article “What Happened to America’s Mayor?” It will look at his career and reputation slide, from his response to Sept 11 to his fall from grace that has marred his reputation as Donald Trump’s lawyer. Zach Heinzerling (Cutie and the boxer)…
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PETERSEN AUTOMOTIVE MUSEUM IN LOS ANGELES LAUNCHES ROLEX BACKED INCUBATOR PROGRAM

  The Petersen Automotive Museum in Los Angeles has announced the launch of its new three-month incubator program, with the support of Rolex, which aims to foster the development of women-led businesses in the automotive sector. Each year, the museum will choose one California-based startup with five or fewer employees and provide them with hands-on…
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