Kevin Smith’s Take on ‘Masters of the Universe’ is a ‘Revelation’

I will never understand why so many fanboys are dead set against change. Sure, “nostalgia is a hell of a drug,” and all that, but Masters of the Universe: Revelation on Netflix is proof that change is the best thing that can happen to the stories we loved as children.

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Full Trailer for ‘Masters of the Universe: Revelation’ Brings the Magic Back

With only a few more weeks until it finally debuts, Netflix has released the full trailer for Masters of the Universe: Revelation on YouTube.

Building on what we first saw in the teaser last month, the full trailer provides some more backstory and puts Teela — voiced by Sarah Michelle Gellar — at the center of much of the action!

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The Power of Grayskull Returns in Heroic ‘Masters of the Universe: Revelation’ Teaser

If you’ve been holding out for a hero since He-Man and the Masters of the Universe went off the air in 1985, Kevin Smith has got you covered! After giving fans a sneak peek at the new character designs last month, we now get to see those designs in action now that Netflix has released a teaser on YouTube.

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‘Schrödinger’s Tigerzord’ with William Bruce West

On the inaugural episode of Shelf Conscious, Keith welcomes fellow collector — and OG NOCWilliam Bruce West!

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Hard NOC Life 217: ‘Snake Eyes’ Trailer Reaction

Dominic, Britney, and Keith react to the official Snake Eyes: G.I. Joe Origins trailer and why Henry Golding’s portrayal of the character is so meaningful. They also watched a short behind-the-scenes feature and differentiate between the G.I. Joe comics and cartoons, and Keith explains why he no longer cares if Iron Fist is Asian American anymore.

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ABC Has Renewed ‘The Goldbergs’ for a Season 9

The beloved comedy, which is set in the ‘80s, stars Wendi McLendon-Covey, Sean Giambrone, Troy Gentile, Hayley Orrantia, Jeff Garlin, and Sam Lerner. The season 8 finale is set to air on Wednesday, May 19, and is titled, “The Proposal.” If you’re looking for a new favorite comfort show, The Goldbergs has you covered.

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‘Masters of the Universe: Revelation’ Has the Power

In 1982, Mattel revolutionized the toy industry when it unleashed its line of 5.5-inch action figures, Masters of the Universe. The following year, Filmation released an accompanying animated series, like all toy lines in the ’80s, and a generation of kids would never be the same. Now, nearly forty years later, a new generation will get to witness the ongoing battle between He-Man and Skeletor in Masters of the Universe: Revelation when it comes to Netflix on July 23!

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The First Teaser for ‘Stranger Things 4’ is Here and it Will Give You Chills

Fans have been dying for a glimpse at the new season of Stranger Things and now, they’ll be busy for the foreseeable future trying to dissect the teaser that Netflix just dropped. A simple, “Eleven, are you listening?” set the Twitter-verse into madness. The series, which started in 2016, stars Millie Bobby Brown, Finn Wolfhard, Noah Schnapp, Gaten Matarazzo, Caleb McLaughlin, Natalia Dyer, David Harbour, Sadie Sink, Charlie Heaton, Joe Keery, Winona Ryder, and Maya Hawke. Stranger Things was created by The Duffer Brothers and is currently in production for season 4.

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AJ Michalka Makes Her Return to ‘The Goldbergs’ This Wednesday

The beloved Lainey Lewis is coming back to ABC’s hit comedy, The Goldbergs, in episode 8×20, “Poker Night.” AJ Michalka made her exit from the series in the middle of season six before starring in Schooled, continuing her role as Lainey, set in the 1990s. The official Twitter account for the show announced the news on May 2.

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NOC Interview: Sean Giambrone on Everyone’s Favorite Comedy, ‘The Goldbergs’

The ABC sitcom stars Sean Giambrone as Adam F. Goldberg, which is currently on season 8 with new episodes airing Wednesdays at 8 PM ET. Throughout the series, we see Adam use his video camera to document his family and their lives. What makes this so unique is at the very end of each episode, viewers get to see real footage of the actual Goldberg family, many of the videos or photos being what was just seen in the episode.

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NOC Interview: Troy Gentile Discusses ABC’s Hit Comedy, ‘The Goldbergs’

Troy Gentile plays everyone’s favorite passionate middle child, Barry Goldberg, also known as Big Tasty, on The Goldbergs. The comedy takes fans back to the ‘80s and is the perfect family show, filled with comfort, laughs, and plenty of heart. It is currently on season 8 with new episodes airing Wednesdays at 8 PM ET.

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Why ABC’s ‘The Goldbergs’ is a Show That the Whole Family Can Enjoy

Finding a show the entire family can enjoy is near impossible, but ABC has managed to do it! The Goldbergs airs new episodes Wednesdays at 8 PM ET and if you’re new to the show, you have an entire eight seasons you can binge; trust me, you won’t want to stop watching.

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NOC Interview: Wendi McLendon-Covey on All Things ‘The Goldbergs’

Wendi McLendon-Covey stars as Beverly Goldberg, aka the ultimate smother, in ABC’s hit comedy series The Goldbergs. The actress is no stranger to comedy and certainly never fails to leave audiences laughing episode after episode. The series is currently on season 8 with new episodes airing Wednesdays at 8 PM ET.

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NOC Interview: ‘Punky Brewster’ Star Cherie Johnson Talks Iconic Sitcom Coming to Peacock

The new and highly-anticipated Punky Brewster series will premiere on Peacock on Thursday, February 25, with all ten episodes dropping at once. Punky Brewster is the continuation of the iconic ’80s sitcom about a bright young girl raised by a foster dad. Punky is now a single mother of three trying to get her life back on track when she meets Izzy, a young girl in the foster system who reminds Punky a lot of her younger self.

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Chasing Dreams and Springsteen with ‘Blinded by the Light’ Star Viveik Kalra and Author Sarfraz Manzoor

Recently, The Nerds of Color was honored to be able to interview some of the cast and filmmakers of Blinded by the Light, an excellent movie about how music can inspire us to chase our dreams and overcome the hardships of growing up. To countdown to the movie’s release on August 16, we are releasing a series of interviews chronicling what the dedicated filmmakers behind the film had to say about culture, music, racism, and dreams. To conclude this series, we had the privilege of sitting down with the film’s star, Viveik Kalra (Javed in the film) and real-life inspiration and journalist, Sarfraz Manzoor, to discuss all things about the film and culture. Here’s what they had to say:

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LAAPFF Review: Charming ‘Blinded by the Light!’ is a True Film for Every POC

The 35th Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival has come and gone, and among one of the gems The Nerds of Color had the privilege of watching was  Gurinder Chadha’s (Bend it Like Beckham) latest film, Blinded by the Light. The film is inspired by British journalist, Sarfraz Manzoor’s real-life story of growing up as part of a conservative Pakistani family in a racist 1980s England. It chronicles how Manzoor, called “Javed” in the film rose above the challenges of growing up during that era through his discovery of Bruce Springsteen’s music.

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‘Bumblebee’ is ‘Transformers’ Finally Done Right

Several years ago, I wrote about the Transformers movie that broke me.  Revenge of the Fallen wasn’t just a bad movie, it soured me on Transformers altogether. I was resigned to let the iconic toys and cartoons of my youth stay there in the past, and accepted that Michael Bay’s overindulgent vision for Transformers — awash in testosterone and jingoism — would never sync with my memories of the property.

Then I saw Bumblebee.

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Philip Zhao is Ready for Hollywood in ‘Ready Player One’

Fourteen-year-old Philip Zhao is a freshman in high school and a gamer who enjoys NBA 2K18 in his hometown in Maryland. His whole world was turned upside down when his father sent in an audition tape for a little film called Ready Player One, directed by one of the most famous directors in the world — Steven Spielberg. Zhao was picked through a nationwide search, beating out hundreds of young actors who auditioned. In the film, Zhao plays Sho, a gamer in the OASIS and part of the High Five, who are hurled into a fantastical universe of discovery and danger to save the OASIS and their world.

The Nerds of Color sat down with the actor to chat about his first major role, his favorite Easter eggs from the film, and what this film means to him and his generation.

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