This morning Netflix dropped a sweet poster ahead of Netflix’s #TUDUM event tomorrow. Check it out here!Continue reading “New Poster Revealed for Netflix’s ’Cowboy Bebop’”
Greta Lee portrays Stella Bak in season two of the acclaimed and award-winning Apple Original drama The Morning Show. The new season will be a total of ten episodes and premiered Friday, September 17 on Apple TV+ with the first episode. New episodes are released weekly, every Friday.Continue reading “NOC Interview: Greta Lee on Joining ‘The Morning Show’”
I love The Muppets! I love the Haunted Mansion! Put them together and you’ve got a Halloween classic I’m just dying to see!
Kermit, Miss Piggy, Gonzo, Pepe, Fozzie, and the whole gang are back! And this time they’re telling an original tale surrounding the spooky spectral occurrences at the Gracey Manor (also known as — The Haunted Mansion!). Today, Disney dropped the trailer for the special dropping on Disney+ October 8. Have a look at the mystery and the mayhem below:Continue reading “New Trailer for ‘Muppets Haunted Mansion’ Materializes”
From the cold fronts of Westeros, to the chilling halls of Nevermore Academy. Gwendoline Christie joins the cast of Wednesday — the brand new Netflix series — as Larissa Reems.Continue reading “Gwendoline Christie Joins the Spooky Cast of Netflix’s ‘Wednesday’”
Being “white-passing” comes with a certain kind of privilege. One that can mean the difference between a life of discrimination or a life of luxury. Such a privilege is the topic of discussion in Passing, the brand new film based on the book by Nella Larsen, coming to Netflix and select theaters later this year.Continue reading “Nothing is Black and White in Monochromatic Trailer for ‘Passing’”
M.O.D.O.K was just the beginning! This November, Hulu is continuing to crank out the epic Marvel animated shows, with its latest ambitious adaptation of Marvel’s Hit-Monkey!Continue reading “Make Way for Hulu’s ‘Hit-Monkey’”
Jay Lycurgo is ready to represent mixed kids everywhere as Tim Drake in HBO Max’s Titans.
The 23-year-old British actor, who is himself a fanboy of comic books and pop culture, never saw someone who looked like him on television or in film. Prior to his casting, Lycurgo tweeted about needing more people of color as superheroes because these kids need more role models. After he was cast as Tim Drake, the biracial actor recalled seeing a mixed race kid wearing a Robin suit and feeling proud about it.Continue reading “‘Titans’ Star Jay Lycurgo on Representing and That Major Moment For Tim Drake”
How is a legend created? What separates an individual from the rest of life and history to become something truly greater than flesh and bone? Ten years ago, Warner Bros. released the animated adaptation of Frank Miller’s Batman: Year One, and in that film, all of those answers were discovered. And to this day, the story and legend of the Batman has gripped audiences by their collective cores and continues to take them on the greatest ride imaginable.Continue reading “‘Batman: Year One’ Celebrates 10th Anniversary with Special Commemorative Edition”
Today, Peacock’s highly anticipated drama series Bel-Air, the contemporary reimagining of the dope ass and culture defining ’90s sitcom, has announced its full main cast. The serialized reboot comes courtesy of director Morgan Cooper’s viral fan film Bel-Air from 2019, with T.J. Brady and Rasheed Newson on board as co-showrunners.Continue reading “Peacock’s Highly Anticipated ‘Bel-Air’ Reboot Finds its Cast”
Last year, the long awaited live action adaptation of Joe Hill’s Locke and Key dropped on Netflix and did not disappoint fans of the original comic series (yours truly enjoyed it)! It proved to be a fun, whimsical, and somewhat lighter take on the source material, but was anchored with some interesting ideas and strong performances. And since its debut, fans have been eagerly awaiting their first glimpse at the next chapter if the adventure!Continue reading “New Trailer Unlocked for ‘Locke and Key’ Season 2!”
Ahead of its premiere on September 24th, Netflix has dropped a new trailer for the latest series from horror mastermind, Mike Flanagan (The Haunting of Hill House, Doctor Sleep), Midnight Mass!Continue reading “Eerie New Trailer for Netflix’s ‘Midnight Mass’ Drops”
Two people from across different continents use webcams to build a beautiful friendship rooted in understanding each other, both linguistically and emotionally in Language Lessons. Natalie Morales directs, co-writes, and stars alongside Mark Duplass in a film that is both incredibly simple in production execution and completely captivating through its narrative and strong performances.Continue reading “‘Language Lessons’ Is A Lesson To Behold”
Director Aphton Corbin is excited and surprised to see her Disney-Pixar SparksShort Twenty Something come to life on Disney+.
“My inspiration was my own 20s journey through life where I just feel like a new director — the panic and stress of ‘oh my gosh, did they pick the wrong person?’ I’m just barely figuring out how to be a functional adult in life,” said Corbin during a Zoom interview with The Nerds of Color. It was a fun insecurity to dig into of what was making me feel this way.”Continue reading “‘Twenty Something’ Director Aphton Corbin Inspired By Her Youth for SparksShort”
This October, we’re getting another Lego Star Wars holiday special: LEGO Star Wars: Terrifying Tales! After the success of the Christmas special last December, Disney+ has decided to move forward with a Halloween special this year.Continue reading “New ‘LEGO Star Wars’ Halloween Special Coming to Disney+ in October”
If you’re anything like me, you grew up watching Cartoon Network cartoons in the late ’90s and early ’00s. There were a ton to enjoy, from Powerpuff Girls to Dexter’s Lab, and even classics like Samurai Jack. However one of the best and most underrated was a little cartoon called Courage the Cowardly Dog.Continue reading “Finding ‘Courage’ Again: An Interview with Marty Grabstein”
It’s official, folks! After carefully searching for the right lead, Peacock’s highly anticipated drama series Bel-Air, the contemporary reimagining of the immortalized ‘90s sitcom The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, has cast newcomer and West Philadelphia local Jabari Banks in the iconic role of “Will.”Continue reading “West Philly Local Jabari Banks to Star as Will Smith in Peacock’s ‘Bel-Air’”
Netflix’s The Guilty stars Jake Gyllenhaal and will be released in select theaters on September 24. The film will then hit Netflix on October 1. Antoine Fuqua serves as director and The Guilty was written by Nic Pizzolatto. Producers include Gyllenhaal, Fuqua, Riva Marker, Kat Samick, Scott Greenberg, Michel Litvak, Gary Michael Walters, David Litvak, Svetlana Metkina, and David Haring.Continue reading “Get All the Details on Netflix’s ‘The Guilty’”
Midori Francis stars as Lisa in Netflix’s Afterlife of the Party. The new film is about second chances and the value of relationships with our loved ones. Afterlife of the Party premiered September 2 on Netflix and is now streaming.Continue reading “NOC Interview: Midori Francis Talks Netflix’s ‘Afterlife of the Party’”
The talented Idina Menzel plays the role of Vivian in the Amazon Original movie Cinderella. The new film is a musically-driven bold version of the traditional story you grew up with, following an ambitious young woman whose dreams are bigger than the world will allow. Cinderella is coming to Prime Video on September 3.Continue reading “NOC Interview: Idina Menzel Discusses Her New Film, ‘Cinderella’”
Who’s ready for more “evil crazy Superman” action? If your name is Zack Snyder, you probably raised your hand already. Because your favorite edgy storyline (based on a video game rather than an actual comic book — unless you count the comic series inspired by the video game) about everyone’s favorite superhero going crazy and killing a bunch of characters in a dark and broody apocalyptic way is coming to Home Entertainment, courtesy of DC Animation: Injustice!Continue reading “Animated ‘Injustice’ Movie Coming This October”
Since the pandemic closed theaters, the Big Apple has been longing for the amazing allure of the Broadway lights, sights, and songs! Thankfully, Broadway is making a major comeback this fall, so fans can immerse themselves in the glory of the stage once more. But while we all await the rise of live curtains, theater geeks everywhere can at least get their fix through the magic of streaming, from the debut of Hamilton on Disney+ last year, and now once more with the upcoming premiere of Come From Away on Apple TV+.Continue reading “Broadway Smash, ‘Come From Away’ is Coming to Apple TV+”
Ferdosa joins us to discuss the Netflix documentary Lift Like a Girl! How well did this documentary do at showcasing the weightlifting journey of Asmaa and her team, and the depiction of everyday Egyptians? What could it have done better? We also discuss the exciting news that Black Palestinian writer and actor Yassir Lester will be the head writer of the upcoming MCU series Armor Wars, and speculate on what that might mean for the MCU’s penchant for military propaganda. Enjoy listening!Continue reading “The Middle Geeks Episode 29: ‘Lift Like a Girl’ and an MCU Assessment”
Count it down, folks! Because Cowboy Bebop is finally coming to Netflix on November 19!
The eagerly awaited live-action adaptation of one of the most beloved animes of all time is coming after many years of delays caused by the pandemic and star John Cho sustaining a set injury during filming.Continue reading “Netflix’s ‘Cowboy Bebop’ Drops a Release Date and Awesome First-Look Images”