We Watched the New ‘Black Adam’ Trailer with the Justice Society

Every once in a while, life gives you quick opportunities I like to call treats: I had the privilege last Wednesday to spend a toasty but beautiful afternoon on the Warner Bros. Burbank lot for a sneak preview of the now-recently-released Black Adam trailer and an intimate Q&A session with some of the leading cast of the upcoming action flick.

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The Stars of ‘Brahmāstra’ and Their Impact on Indian Culture

Brahmāstra: Part One — Shiva is set to break records as one of India’s most expensive and most spectacular films this summer. Written and directed by Ayan Mukerji, Brahmāstra tells the story of Shiva, an orphan with pyrokinetic powers who discovers he’s an ‘astra’ — a weapon of powerful energy. The film — which is set to be a trilogy — draws inspiration from Hindu mythology.

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NOC Review: The Truth is Disney’s Live-Action ‘Pinocchio’ is a Weird Movie

Disney remaking its classics has been a completely mixed bag thus far. Sure they make billions. But they’re incredibly hit and miss. And it’s so appropriate that I’m kicking off the review for the latest Disney remake, Pinocchio (2022), with such a statement, because it is a completely mixed bag. And a weird one at that.

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Laika Announces Cast for ‘Wildwood’

It’s no exaggeration to say that one of the best names in storytelling today is Laika! I’ve said it before, shouted it to the heavens, and will do so continuously and vigorously until the rest of the world sees it too. Which is why I couldn’t be more excited for their next release, Wildwood!

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Five Fun Facts from the ‘Samaritan’ Press Conference

Stallone is a legend! There’s simply no question about that. As an actor, a humanitarian, a multiple Academy Award nominee, and now as a superhero! This week marks the release of Sly’s new film, Samaritan. And to celebrate, The Nerds of Color was given the opportunity to attend the press conference for the subversive take on the superhero genre, where we had the opportunity to learn more about the film from Stallone himself, along with co-stars Pilou Asbæk (Game of Thrones), Dascha Polanco (In The Heights), and Javon ‘Wanna’ Walton (The Umbrella Academy).

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Madelaine Petsch Discusses ‘Jane’ and Portraying Mental Health Accurately

Madelaine Petsch both stars in and produces Jane. The new psychological thriller will premiere in select theaters on August 26 and begin streaming on September 16, exclusively on Creator+.

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Jae-rim Han’s ‘Emergency Declaration’ Sticks the Landing

When a pilot declares an “emergency declaration,” everything is given priority to that plane as it is in the most imminent danger. All other planes are rerouted or grounded as resources are then directed to that plane until it can land safely. It is the first note to be shown in Jae-rim Han’s new film Emergency Declaration to establish the importance of this statement by the pilot.

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Jesse Williams and Michael Peña on ‘Secret Headquarters’ and Iconic Superhero Movies

Jesse Williams and Michael Peña star in Secret Headquarters. The new superhero movie, perfect for the whole family, is now streaming exclusively on Paramount+!

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Here’s All the Details on Lifetime’s ‘Santa Bootcamp’

Lifetime is adding EGOT award winner Rita Moreno and returning favorite Marissa Jaret Winokur to their 2022 “It’s a Wonderful Lifetime” slate! They will be starring in Santa Bootcamp with Emily Kinney and Justin Gaston. Directed by Melissa Joan Hart, it will also mark a holiday reunion for her and Winokur after previously being in A Very Nutty Christmas together.

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Sarah Drew and Justin Bruening Reunite for Lifetime’s ‘Reindeer Games Homecoming’

Lifetime is giving Grey’s Anatomy fans a special reunion: Sarah Drew and Justin Bruening in Reindeer Games Homecoming! Drew not only stars in the film, which is part of the network’s 2022 “It’s a Wonderful Lifetime” slate, but serves as executive producer and writer as well.

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New Motion Poster for ‘Don’t Worry Darling’ Debuts

We’re getting closer to the release of Olivia Wilde’s sophomore feature, Don’t Worry Darling! And WB is counting down with the release of another new motion poster. The film, starring global treasure, Florence Pugh, Harry Styles, Gemma Chan, and Chris Pine, hits theaters September 23.

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Here’s the Official Trailer for Netflix’s ‘Do Revenge’

Netflix has just dropped the trailer for Jennifer Kaytin Robinson’s Do Revenge! The film is a subverted Hitchcock-ian dark comedy starring Camila Mendes, Maya Hawke, Austin Abrams, Rish Shah, Talia Ryder, Ava Capri, Jonathan Daviss, Maia Reficco, Paris Berelc, Alisha Boe, and Sophie Turner.

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Samantha Futerman’s ‘From Here’ Explores Anti-Asian Hate from Korean Adoptee’s Lens

For about as long as the COVID-19 pandemic itself, Asian Americans have faced numerous cases of harassment. With the first reported cases of the virus originally hailing from China, people have been quick to scapegoat those of Asian descent.

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Hiroyuki Sanada Felt Respected in the Ending of ‘Bullet Train’

Bullet Train hit theaters this past weekend with a whopping $60 million at the global box office. The film, which stars Brad Pitt as Ladybug – an unlucky assassin who takes a job on the bullet train in Japan when there are other assassins at play – leading him to hilarious and action-packed situations. One of his unlikely allies turns out to be The Elder (played by Hiroyuki Sanada) and his foolish yet equally deadly son, Yuichi (Andrew Koji).

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