Lisa Joy and Jonathan Nolan’s Latest Futuristic Sci-Fi Thriller is ‘The Peripheral’

Hot off the heels of Westworld season 4, Lisa Joy and Jonathan Nolan are back with another mind-bending, futuristic sci-fi thriller with an adaptation of William Gibson’s bestselling novel, The Peripheral.

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Hard NOC Life 281: Fantasy Sleepers

With Britney away, Keith and Dominic are left to recap the latest She-Hulk: Attorney at Law before they reveal why high fantasy shows like the prequels for Lord of the Rings and Game of Thrones currently streaming are in their pop culture blind spots.

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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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Hard NOC Life 278: Keith’s COVID Quarantine Catch-Up

Keith is back! He joins Britney to share what he’s been watching while out with COVID — like Amazon’s The Boys and Paper Girls. He also give his two cents on the whole DC debacle over at Warner Bros. Discovery.

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Teeradon “James” Supapunpinyo on Preparing for His Role in ‘Thirteen Lives’

Teeradon “James” Supapunpinyo has a newfound appreciation for meditation. After being cast in Ron Howard’s Thirteen Lives as the heroic coach Ekkaphon Chanthawong stuck in the Tham Luang caves in 2018 with 12 of his football players, Supapunpinyo had to do a lot of research for the role.

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How ‘Thirteen Lives’ Represents the Humanity of Thailand and its People

When westerners think about Thailand, there are many thoughts that come to mind: the food, Muay Thai, or martial artist Tony Jaa. There are also many harmful stereotypes of the Thai people that Hollywood gets very wrong. Movies like The Beach or The Hangover II that showcase Thai people as dirty, thuggish gangsters and the country as an untrustworthy place. With Ron Howard’s Thirteen Lives, based on true events from the 2018 Thai Cave Rescue, Thais are finally being seen as they truly are – people who love their country and its people. 

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Sukollawat ‘Weir’ Kanarot on Playing Real-Life Fallen Hero in ‘Thirteen Lives’

Playing a real-life tragic hero is never easy, especially when one also needs to reenact their devastating death scene in a large scale production. Sukollawat “Weir” Kanarot felt the pressure of his performance as former Thai Navy SEAL Saman Kunan in Ron Howard’s Thirteen Lives.

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Sean Kaufman Discusses Prime Video’s ‘The Summer I Turned Pretty’

Sean Kaufman plays Steven in The Summer I Turned Pretty. The show is based on the book series by Jenny Han and has already been renewed for a second season, which is currently filming. All episodes of season one are now streaming on Prime Video.

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‘Don’t Make Me Go’ Cast/Director on Telling a Universal Story about Parenthood and Grief

Talking about illness or death is not an easy subject for many families, especially for people of color. In Hannah Marks’ Don’t Make Me Go, John Cho plays Max, a single father who has been diagnosed with a terminal illness and is given less than a year to live.

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Gavin Casalegno on ‘The Summer I Turned Pretty’ and Why You Should Be Team Jeremiah

Gavin Casalegno portrays Jeremiah in The Summer I Turned Pretty. The show, which is based on the book series by Jenny Han, has already been renewed for a second season. All episodes of season one are now streaming on Prime Video.

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Trailer Revealed for Ron Howard’s Thai Cave Rescue Film, ‘Thirteen Lives’

In 2018, in a small rural village in northern Thailand, thirteen lives were changed forever after being trapped in a cave for 18 days. The junior football team, which consisted of twelve children and their adult coach, went hiking along the caves of Tham Luang, but a unexpected rainstorm caused the cave to flood — trapping them deep within the caves. It took a rescue team of over 10,000 people from all over the world to save these boys.

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The Middle Geeks Episode 39: ‘Ms. Marvel’ Episodes 1-2 Review

We discuss episodes 1-2 of the new MCU Disney+ series Ms. Marvel, starring Iman Vellani!

Ms. Marvel is here! We discuss the first two episodes of the series, discussing how wonderful Iman Vellani is in the main role, how well the series does at portraying Kamala and her family and friends, how well it does on portraying Islam, the change to her powers, and where it can do better in certain fronts.

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Check Out John Cho’s Father-Daughter Dramedy ‘Don’t Make Me Go’

We all love John Cho.

This site is a John Cho-love fest. He’s broken barriers and pushes for change in the industry for Asians in the diaspora. Not only that, he’s a pretty damn good actor too.

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The Cast of ‘The Wilds’ Talk All Things Season 2

Rise and shine, The Wilds is returning and I interviewed Sarah Pidgeon, Reign Edwards, Sophia Ali, Shannon Berry, Jenna Clause, Erana James, Mia Healey, Charles Alexander, Alexander FitzAlan, Tanner Ray Rook, Reed Shannon, Zack Calderon, Aidan Laprete, Miles Gutierrez-Riley, and Nicholas Coombe to celebrate! The new season will premiere May 6 on Prime Video.

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Watch the Official Trailer for Season 2 of Prime Video’s ‘The Wilds’

8 girls, 8 boys, two staged plane crashes— rise and shine, we’re still on the island(s). After much anticipation, the trailer for season 2 of The Wilds is finally here! The hit YA series is created and executive produced by Sarah Streicher along with showrunner and executive producer Amy Harris. 

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Here’s Your First Look at ‘The Wilds’ Season 2

It’s official, season two of The Wilds will premiere Friday, May 6 exclusively on Prime Video! First look images show returning cast members Sophia Ali, Shannon Berry, Jenna Clause, Reign Edwards, Mia Healey, Erana James, and Sarah Pidgeon still trapped on the mysterious island as well as the new boy castaways. Helena Howard has also been tagged in the social media announcements, meaning she should also be reprising her role.

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Hayley Orrantia is Back to Discuss Her New Movie, ‘Christmas is Canceled’

Hayley Orrantia stars as Emma in the new holiday comedy, Christmas is Canceled, which is currently streaming on Prime Video. She also released a new single for the movie called, “The Same Way.”

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NOC Interview: Reed Shannon is a Voice of the Future

Reed Shannon is the very definition of a performer, and there’s a very good chance you have heard or seen him already. Whether it comes to his acting in the upcoming The Wilds season two, making music like his recent single “Bad Girl,” his stand-up career, or his voice acting as the voice of Cartoon Network and fan favorite Ekko from the hit Netflix show, Arcane, Reed has shown that he is able to do it all and more. 

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Janina Gavankar Talks About Her New Film, ‘Encounter’

After four years since the last time she stopped by, Janina Gavankar returns to the NOC to catch up on the last few years. She and I discuss the projects she’s completed in that time, including the new film starring Riz Ahmed, Encounter, now available to stream on Prime Video.

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Yvette Nicole Brown Talks the New Amazon Original ‘Fairfax’

Yvette Nicole Brown voices the character of Trini in the new Amazon Original adult animated comedy series, Fairfax. All eight episodes began streaming October 29, exclusively on Prime Video. 

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