‘Strange World’ Cast and Crew on Reimagining a Classic Action-Adventure Story For Today

Those classic action adventure stories like Journey to the Center of the Earth and King Kong took audiences to unexplored worlds unknown where danger is around every corner. But they were all a product of their times where there was a lack of diversity within its characters. Fortunately, Walt Disney Animation Studios changes that with Strange World.

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NOC Review: ‘The Menu’ is a Delightfully Devilish Delicacy

Elitism is a disease for which there is no cure. Despite the need for people to work towards the collective good of supporting one another, society has a tendency to try and hold rankings and create conflict out of those rankings based on wealth, power, and opportunity, resulting in humanity immersing itself into the throes of these ridiculous constructs of social hierarchy that elevate one individual over another. It’s a disease that also impacts how we view art, lifestyle, business, and politics, contributing to increased levels of human arrogance and self-satisfying entitlement. Which is why I’m grateful for a movie like The Menu that attacks this problem head on.

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Exclusive: Yara Sits with Model Alton Mason in This Week’s ‘Yara Shahidi’s Day Off’

Last week, we were thrilled to debut a new clip from Yara Shahidi’s new docu-series on Facebook Watch called Yara Shahidi’s Day Off. In last Thursday’s episode, she was able to meet with 15x chess champion Elsa Majimbo. And this week Shahidi sits down with inspirational trailblazer, model and actor Alton Mason.

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NOC Review: The Knives are Out and Sharper Than Ever in ‘Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery’

How great is it that we have a Benoit Blanc cinematic universe? Given the major critical and commercial hit that Knives Out was, it was easy to see why the demand for more adventures with Daniel Craig’s super sleuth were inevitable.

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NOC Review: When Grogu Met the Soot Sprites

It’s been three years since the first-ever Star Wars live-action series, The Mandalorian — as well as the platform it lives on, Disney+ — debuted. In celebration, viewers received a little treat, by way of a collaboration between two beloved studios.

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Director Sally El Hosaini on Showcasing the Refugee Experience in ‘The Swimmers’

The Swimmers is the powerful and visceral story of real life Syrian sisters Yusra and Sara Mardini and their journey from war-torn Syria to Germany, and Yusra’s entry into the 2016 Rio Olympics. Groundbreaking in its showcasing of a refugee story, the film takes viewers on a journey through the Mediterranean and Europe, showcasing their various trials and tribulations as the strive forward to achieve their dream.

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Sarah Drew on Writing ‘Reindeer Games Homecoming’ and Who Inspired Her Rom-Com Lead

Sarah Drew stars in Reindeer Games Homecoming, which will premiere on Saturday, November 12 at 8/7c as part of Lifetime’s “It’s a Wonderful Lifetime.” The actress also wrote the script and executive produced the film.

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Octavia Spencer on Why She Will Cherish Her Experience Making ‘Spirited’

Octavia Spencer portrays Kimberly in Spirited, which is a hilarious musical twist on A Christmas Carol that presents the story from the perspective of the ghosts. The movie premieres in theaters on Friday, November 11, and begins streaming Friday, November 18 on Apple TV+.

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New Trailer for ‘John Wick: Chapter 4’ Teases a Good Life or a Good Death

Oh I’ve been waiting for this one a long time! At one point, we were supposed to get John Wick: Chapter 4 and The Matrix Resurrections at the same time — May 2021. Sadly, of course, the pandemic had other plans. But while Matrix was finally released last December, our buddy John Wick had to be pushed out over a year to March 2023. So is Mr. Wick finally back? Yeah. I’m thinking he’s back!

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‘Zootopia+’ Cast and Crew on Revisiting Menagerie City

Disney+ is all about nostalgia. While it is a streaming service where you can see some of your favorite Disney classics, it is also a place that serves as a home for some new content, some of which is an updated play on your favorite films like Zootopia. And in Zootopia+, audiences hope and crawl their way back into that cute and cuddly city where predators and prey happily co-exist.

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Lindsay Lohan and Chord Overstreet Talk Netflix’s ‘Falling for Christmas’

Lindsay Lohan and Chord Overstreet star in Falling for Christmas. The new holiday rom-com premieres November 10 on Netflix. Additionally, Lohan’s cover of “Jingle Bell Rock” from the movie is available now!

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Exclusive: The Value of Prioritizing Mental Health from ‘Yara Shahidi’s Day Off’

Followers of The Nerds of Color know how much we really adore Black-ish/Grown-ish star, Yara Shahidi. She’s not only an incredibly talented actress, but also a wonderfully intelligent, hard-working individual and all around kind human being. Shahidi has recently launched her new docu-series on Facebook Watch called Yara Shahidi’s Day Off, in which she meets with her celebrity peers for fun adventures, wherein they discuss matters like culture and cuisine, to hobbies, and talents.

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Fall in Love with Sarah Drew and Justin Bruening in ‘Reindeer Games Homecoming’

As part of Lifetime’s “It’s a Wonderful Lifetime,” Sarah Drew and Justin Bruening are sharing the screen once again in Reindeer Games Homecoming. The Nerds of Color has an exclusive clip featuring the former Grey’s Anatomy duo, which we are so excited to share! The holiday film premieres Saturday, November 12 at 8/7c.

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Hard NOC Life 290: Pod Save the Republic

This week, Britney returns! They talk about the latest Andor and their anticipation for Black Panther: Wakanda Forever. But be sure to stay tuned to the end to hear Dominic and Keith argue about the midterm elections. One thing is clear, though: DON’T VOTE FOR REPUBLICANS.

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New Trailer for ‘Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery’ Debuts

We’re gearing up to the debut of Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery, coming November 23 for one week to theaters, and to Netflix on December 23! The star-studded follow up to Rian Johnson’s smash 2019 hit, Knives Out features a a new whodunnit with the cheeky Benoit Blanc (Daniel Craig), this time set at a remote location in Greece with a new ensemble of wacky suspects.

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Check Out the New Poster for ‘Shazam: Fury of the Gods’

We are going to have to wait a bit longer to witness the fury of the gods, as Shazam: Fury of the Gods, the sequel to 2019’s delightful Shazam! is due to hit theaters March 17. Originally the highly anticipated follow up was supposed to go toe-to-toe with Avatar: The Way of Water this Christmas, but was pushed in the wake of the WB/Discovery merger and the updated plans for the DC film slate. But never fear, just because we aren’t getting more of the Shazam family this year, doesn’t mean we aren’t getting some fun stuff. Today, WB/DC just debuted a new poster for the film.

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