A Door to a New Adventure Opens in the trailer for Makoto Shinkai’s ‘Suzume’

Toho and Comix Wave have finally released the reveal trailer for Makoto Shinkai’s upcoming film, Suzume. The anticipation of the next film from the acclaimed Your Name and Weathering With You director has been building since the first key visual was released back in April.

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Heading Back to ‘Westworld’ with the Stars and Showrunners of Season 4

Black hats and white hats assemble. It’s time to return to the Westworld. Westworld Season 4 is coming. And to celebrate our latest trip to the new world, we were given the opportunity to join the hosts and guests of the famed Delos park to discuss what’s in store for their characters and what new mysteries will be unlocked for the show’s return this coming Sunday, June 26 on HBO and HBO Max.

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‘Lightyear’ Composer Michael Giacchino on Storytelling Through Music

A movie score is one of the emotional hooks that draws audiences into that world. Whether the film is a sci-fi thriller or romantic comedy, it’s the kind of music that connects you with what’s going on within the frame. But for Lightyear composter Michael Giacchino, the score is much more than an assembly of notes that makes a movie sound good. It’s also something that tells a story.

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Caleb McLaughlin, Sadie Sink, Gaten Matarazzo, and Priah Ferguson Talk ‘Stranger Things’

With the return of Stranger Things just around the corner, I had the amazing honor of interviewing stars Caleb McLaughlin, Sadie Sink, Gaten Matarazzo, and Priah Ferguson all about the beloved series!

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Joe Keery, Natalia Dyer, Maya Hawke, and Joseph Quinn on ‘Stranger Things’ Season 4

Volume 1 of Stranger Things season 4 is almost here, and I had the chance to speak with stars Joe Keery, Natalia Dyer, Maya Hawke, and Joseph Quinn all about the beloved series! Volume 2 is set to premiere on July 1, exclusively on Netflix. It has also been announced that season 5 will serve as the show’s final season.

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The CW Announces Return Date for ‘Roswell, New Mexico’

Today, the CW Network announced the official summer 2022 premiere dates for returning scripted favorites! Roswell, New Mexico‘s fourth season is set to premiere on Monday, June 6 at 8:00 PM. The sci-fi drama stars Jeanine Mason, Nathan Dean, Michael Vlamis, Lily Cowles, Tyler Blackburn, Heather Hemmens, Michael Trevino, and Amber Midthunder. The series will also share Monday nights with In the Dark.

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Ryan Reynolds on Seeing The Group Effort Initiative in Action with ‘The Adam Project’

Ryan Reynolds produces and stars as Big Adam in the new Netflix film, The Adam Project, which debuts on March 11. He is also a co-founder of The Group Effort Initiative. The first class of trainees actually worked on The Adam Project.

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See the Haunting Trailer for Kogonada’s New Film, ‘After Yang’

After making a splash at the Cannes Film Festival last summer, After Yang is finally being released to mass audiences next month. The film — starring Colin Farrell, Jodie Turner-Smith, Justin H. Min, Malea Emma Tjandrawidjaja, and Haley Lu Richardson — is director Kogonada’s follow-up to his critically acclaimed debut, Columbus.

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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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DevTalks: Dinga Bakaba, Director at Arkane Studios, Talks ‘DEATHLOOP’

Back in October, The Nerds of Color caught up with game designer and Arkane Studios legend, Dinga Bakaba, to talk his latest next-gen masterpiece DEATHLOOP. The sci-fi first-person shooter released to critical reception in September, and Bakaba shared details of the game’s development, including the impact of boasting such a diverse cast of characters. After industry veteran Romuald Capron recently stepped down as Arkane Studios’s game director of 16 years, Bakaba was officially named his successor following DEATHLOOP‘s wildly successfully launch.

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Hard NOC Life 240: ‘Dune’ is Coarse, Rough, Irritating, and it Gets Everywhere

On a new episode of Hard NOC Life, Dominic and Britney review Denis Villeneuve’s remake of Dune, break down Hayden Christensen’s official return to the Star Wars universe, and discuss on-set safety after Alec Baldwin shot and killed cinematographer Halyna Hutchins and Ruby Rose revealed the working conditions on the Batwoman set.

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DevTalks: Hunter Young, 3D Environment Artist on ‘Halo Infinite’

Ahead of this week’s Halo Infinite Flight, the beta testing period that pits players against one another (or against bots for the first time in Halo), The Nerds of Color got to catch up with one of 343 Industries’ 3D artists to talk shop — but mostly to gush over how incredible the game looks and feels. Hunter Young had a lot of jitters leading up to the reveal of Halo Infinite‘s multiplayer mode this past summer, but when the hype calmed down and the dust settled, he felt even prouder to be part of the team ushering in a new era of Halo.

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Netflix Doubles Down on ‘He-Man and Masters of the Universe’

Netflix is single-handedly reviving the Masters of the Universe brand for a new generation! After debuting Kevin Smith’s revelatory continuation of the classic series from the 1980s, Netflix is giving another creative team carte blanche to completely reinterpret Eternia for 21st century kids.

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Second Season of ‘The Umbrella Academy’ Snags Four Emmy Nominations

Despite my exhaustive efforts, The Umbrella Academy has not yet returned my calls, emails, tweets, OR messages to join them as a mediocre writer with the ability to comma splice my enemies to death. For what it’s worth, I don’t think they’ll need much help next season considering the four Emmy nods they just received for their immaculate work in season two.

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