Director James Wan Spills the Sea on ‘Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom’

The countdown to Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom is on! Today DC and WB just dropped the new trailer and poster for the upcoming superhero epic, coming December 20. However, we were fortunate enough to see the trailer yesterday with maestro James Wan on-hand to introduce it to us and answer a few questions for us eager fans, foaming at the mouth from the glorious colors and fantasy of the trailer we’d just seen.

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New Trailer and Poster for ‘Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom’ are Must-Sea Spectacles

The ruler of the seven seas is back! It’s been five long years since we saw Jason Momoa’s Arthur Curry, aka Aquaman, go toe to toe with the likes of Ocean Master and Black Manta. But now, under the capable hands of director James Wan, the King of Atlantis is back and bigger than ever! We have a new trailer and poster for Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom!

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New ‘Aquaman’ Trailer Tease Announces ‘The Lost Kingdom’ is Coming

The end is neigh for the DCEU. And the final film in the franchise, Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom, is right around the corner! So the countdown is now on, not just for the end, but for the official trailer for the end!

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‘DC in Concert’ to Celebrate the 35th Anniversary of ‘Batman’

In 2024, Bat-fans will have the opportunity to watch Tim Burton’s classic Batman film in a whole new way. In conjunction with the film’s 35th anniversary, Warner Bros. has once again teamed up with TCG Entertainment to bring superhero cinema to a concert hall near you!

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NOC Review: ‘Blue Beetle’ is Genuinely One of DC’s Finest Films

Yeah. You read that right. And look, I know the bar seems pretty low. When your past three releases include Black Adam, Shazam: Fury of the Gods, and The Flash — one of which was sold as allegedly “one of the best superhero movies of all time,” when it actually was a complete mess of obnoxiousness and bad VFX — it may not seem like high praise. But genuinely and truly, Blue Beetle is actually a really terrific film.

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Family is Everything in ‘Blue Beetle’

Hero origin stories can become a little formulaic — where the hero thinks of themselves as a “nobody” but through the power of his loved ones and emboldened by tragedy, they prevail. The thing is that these formulas work. Everybody likes seeing the little guy win. Jaime Reyes (Xolo Maridueña) as Blue Beetle is no exception. 

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‘Blue Beetle’ Director Angel Manuel Soto Unleashes the First Major Latino Superhero

The Blue Beetle is landing on August 18! And while many out there may be unfamiliar with the character, let me just say, Jaime Reyes is awesome! This is a movie worth celebrating, not just because it represents the first major Latino superhero movie to hit theaters, but because it’s actually really very good, and one of the best cinematic surprises of the year! And we at The Nerds of Color were lucky enough to sit down with the clever maestro behind the film, director Angel Manuel Soto!

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Hard NOC Life 319: Artificial Invasion with Jamie Noguchi

Keith and Britney welcome fellow NOC podcaster and comic book artist Jamie Noguchi to Hard NOC Life! Jamie is here to explain what’s wrong with the A.I. opening credits to Secret Invasion. They also break down James Gunn’s choices for Clark and Lois in the upcoming DC Universe reboot, Superman: Legacy.

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It’s a Bird! It’s a Plane! It’s Official! ‘Superman: Legacy’ Casting Confirmed

The moment everyone has been anticipating has arrived. We now have our new Superman and Lois Lane! Confirmed by Deadline, and James Gunn himself, Superman: Legacy has found its new leads in David Corenswet and Rachel Brosnahan!

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Hard NOC Life 318: ‘The Flash’ Flop Paradox

After a dismal box office start, The Flash came crashing down even more this weekend. Keith and Britney pick up the pieces and figure out what went wrong at Warner Bros. and why DC just can’t ever seem to get anything right. Later, they break down the first episode of Disney+’s new MCU series, Secret Invasion. All this and more on Hard NOC Life!

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Hard NOC Life 317: Is ‘The Flash’ Better Than Ezra?

A couple weeks ago, we brought you a non-spoiler review of The Flash on our YouTube channel. Now that the movie is out, Keith and Swara dig into all of the spoilers and top secret cameos they couldn’t divulge before on this week’s Hard NOC Life!

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Andy Muschietti Tapped to Lead ‘Batman: The Brave and The Bold’

Now that The Flash is finally in theaters, sending the Snyderverse into the sunset, DC Studios can start looking to the future of its cinematic universe. We know James Gunn will be kicking off the new DCU, helming Superman: Legacy in 2025. And now we know who’s tacking the other half of the World’s Finest: Andy Muschietti will direct Batman: The Brave and The Bold!

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NOC Review: ‘The Flash’ is Fine but Fumbles Frequently

I think it needs to be said upfront that due to the controversies surrounding Ezra Miller’s criminal record and unforgivable behavior, we at The Nerds of Color believe that accountability needs to be taken into serious consideration regarding their place and future in this industry.

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New Motion Posters for ‘Blue Beetle’ Revealed

We’re getting closer to the big screen debut of Jaime Reyes folks! And with the release of Blue Beetle we are going to finally get the first Latino-led solo Hollywood superhero movie ever. That is a huge step for representation, and there’s no better, more charming character to do this with than Jaime!

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Yeah… ‘The Flash’ is a Great ‘Batman’ Film

The Flash is nearly here, and I was joined by Swara on our YouTube channel to discuss our initial, spoiler-free thoughts on the film. Subscribe to the podcast at hardnocmedia.com for the full spoiler-filled review when it drops on June 19!

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Hard NOC Life 312: Waiting for ‘Superman’ Casting Rumors

In this truncated episode of Hard NOC Life, Keith and Britney break down the rumored casting list for James Gunn’s upcoming Superman: Legacy. Then in #NerdPoppin, Keith reveals how the Chicago Bears got him to finally start watching The Bear on FX.

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Achieving Flashpoint with ‘The Flash’ Filmmakers Andy and Barbara Muschietti

The first reactions for The Flash are hitting the internet as we speak. After a successful Los Angeles screening and a wider screening at this week’s CinemaCon in Las Vegas, the hype for the movie is growing increasingly strong with every social reaction that hits the internet.

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Want to Get Nuts? New Trailer for ‘The Flash’ Debuts at CinemaCon

CinemaCon, the annual trade show where Hollywood unveils its most exciting upcoming releases exclusively to the world’s theater owners , is currently underway in Las Vegas. As part of Warner Bros.’ presentation today, new images from The Flash were released, as was the movie’s latest trailer!

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It’s Time for the World to Meet ‘Blue Beetle’

It’s been 15 years since Iron Man revolutionized the way comic book movies have been seen in Hollywood. Since then, we’ve seen the popular genre expand in ways that really foster representation and the idea of stories being told from all points of view, from Black Panther to Shang-Chi and of course Wonder Woman. And yet, there still hasn’t been a single big-budget superhero film told from the eyes and perspective of a Latino protagonist. Until now. Get ready to meet Blue Beetle.

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Hard NOC Life 304: ‘Shazam’ Fury of the Pod

On this episode of Hard NOC Life, Keith and Britney say the magic word while breaking down the latest DCEU entry, Shazam! Fury of the Gods and its place in the dysfunctional DC Movie Universe(s). Britney also shares her thoughts on last week’s Academy Awards and the latest episode of The Mandalorian.

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Top 10 Facts About ‘Shazam! Fury of the Gods’ From Director David F. Sandberg

The box office is certainly feeling the “fury of the gods” as Shazam! Fury of the Gods has officially debuted at #1 opening weekend! And as audiences have discovered, director David F. Sandberg has managed to lovingly craft homages to Harryhausen throughout the film, showcasing his youthful spirit within each frame of the picture. But now that the film is out, we at The Nerds of Color are finally able to dive into things a bit more, as we were given the opportunity to attend an event with Sandberg to find out several secrets from him about the making of the movie!

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The Wisdom of Soloman and the Writers of ‘Shazam! Fury of the Gods’

Shazam! Fury of the Gods is almost here! And all this week we’ve been celebrating everyone’s favorite kid-turned-superhero. On Monday we shared our interview with star Zachary Levi. Tuesday, we gave you a look into the film with Asher Angel and Jack Dylan Grazer. And yesterday we dropped our review. And now, I’m delighted to tell you the fun continues, as we had the opportunity to chat with writers of the film, Henry Gayden and Chris Morgan!

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