NOC Review: ‘Malignant’ is a Bloody Bonkers B-Movie Blast

Recently during a roundtable discussion with director James Wan, Wan went on the record to say he thought Malignant would be polarizing. And if you were to take into account the films Wan has done post-Insidious, as well as the marketing campaigns that have been released for the film, it’s clear to see why he’d think that. Based on trailers and the past 10 years of Wan’s filmography, you’d think you were walking into a creepy jump-scare fueled haunted house film. But that’s not the film Wan wanted to create, nor is it the one he created.

Continue reading “NOC Review: ‘Malignant’ is a Bloody Bonkers B-Movie Blast”

A Conversation with the ‘Malignant’ Mr. Wan

This Friday marks the release of the next highly anticipated horror classic from director James Wan — the man who brought you Saw, Insidious, and The Conjuring! The movie not only represents a return to horror for Wan, who has been crushing the action game with Aquaman and Furious 7, but also a return to smaller, original titles as well. To commemorate this, Wan was able to meet with members of the press, including The Nerds of Color, to discuss his triumphant return to horror as well as his general love for the genre, and the chilling inspirations behind Malignant!

Continue reading “A Conversation with the ‘Malignant’ Mr. Wan”

Witness a Terrifying New Trailer for James Wan’s ‘Malignant’

In late July, horror fans everywhere got a first glimpse of what horror master, James Wan (Saw, Dead Silence, Insidious, The Conjuring) was cooking up next, when the first trailer for his new film, Malignant, debuted!

If that gave you nightmares, then get ready for another sleepless night! Because this morning the good folks at WB have dropped an exclusive new look at Wan’s new upcoming tale of horror! Take a look for yourselves — If you dare!

Continue reading “Witness a Terrifying New Trailer for James Wan’s ‘Malignant’”

Tyla Talks Task Force X: An Interview with Storm Reid of ‘The Suicide Squad’

The Suicide Squad is my favorite movie of the year so far. James Gunn’s tribute to the pulpy demented works of John Ostrander’s DC run in the ’80s is bloody, bold, and brilliantly surreal. And none of it would be possible if it wasn’t for a stolen Style Watch!

Continue reading “Tyla Talks Task Force X: An Interview with Storm Reid of ‘The Suicide Squad’”

‘The Suicide Squad’ and the Funniest. Press. Conference. Ever!

Oh boy. Buckle up nerds! The Suicide Squad is coming! I’m not talking about the movie, by the way. I’m talking about the most insane and hilarious group of people I’ve ever seen at a press conference.

Continue reading “‘The Suicide Squad’ and the Funniest. Press. Conference. Ever!”

NOC Review: ‘The Suicide Squad’ is Pure Comic Book Punk Rock

You’ll have to forgive me for geeking out just a bit here. But I’ve had the pleasure of seeing this insane movie twice now, and I still want more. I cannot begin to describe to you all how much I enjoyed this movie the first time, and even how much more I enjoyed it the second time around. The Suicide Squad is James Gunn off the leash! And I think comic book movies will be better for it!

Continue reading “NOC Review: ‘The Suicide Squad’ is Pure Comic Book Punk Rock”

James Wan’s ‘Malignant’ Trailer is the Stuff of Nightmares

Gabriel is coming…

In the new James Wan horror thriller Malignant, strange forces are plaguing Madison’s (Annabelle Wallis) mind as she has shocking visions of grisly murders, and her torment worsens when she discovers these visions are real.

Continue reading “James Wan’s ‘Malignant’ Trailer is the Stuff of Nightmares”

Squad Goals with ‘The Suicide Squad’ Director James Gunn

Man, I love this gig!

It’s not every day you’re afforded the opportunity to chat with one of your favorite filmmakers. And this past week, I got that chance! The Nerds of Color, along with other media outlets, was invited to participate in a roundtable discussion with the one and only James Gunn — Director of Guardians of the Galaxy and the upcoming The Suicide Squad!

Continue reading “Squad Goals with ‘The Suicide Squad’ Director James Gunn”

‘Space Jam: A New Legacy’ is For the Children (and Pop Culture Fanatics)

It was only 25 years ago when a major movie studio decided to take the world’s greatest athlete and put him in the world of Looney Tunes. Back in 1996, Space Jam was a phenomenon that sprung action figures, merchandise, comics, and video games.

Continue reading “‘Space Jam: A New Legacy’ is For the Children (and Pop Culture Fanatics)”

Exclusive NOC Interview: All-In with Mayling Ng of ‘The Suicide Squad’

Don’t let the orange prosthetics and tough alien warrior demeanor fool you! Deep down, The Suicide Squad‘s Mayling Ng is a generous, gorgeous, artistic, hard-working actress who…. yes…. can kick the ass of any action star in Hollywood!

Continue reading “Exclusive NOC Interview: All-In with Mayling Ng of ‘The Suicide Squad’”

Squad Up with a New Trailer for ‘The Suicide Squad’

We got a new trailer for The Suicide Squad coming in hot, people! Apparently there was some confusion and the entire thing “leaked” today, causing mass chaos on Twitter. But now director James Gunn, himself, has just tweeted it out, so it’s now out in the open, you can now see everything Laura Sirikul described in her article for yourselves. It’s definitely your mission to watch it all and enjoy with a big-ass smile on your face, like I did! 😀

Continue reading “Squad Up with a New Trailer for ‘The Suicide Squad’”

There’s, Apparently, a New ‘Suicide Squad’ Trailer?

Fans of the upcoming Suicide Squad film — myself included — may have noticed some footage going around on the internet this morning. It looks to be a new trailer for the James Gunn-directed reboot The Suicide Squad.

Continue reading “There’s, Apparently, a New ‘Suicide Squad’ Trailer?”

Wolé Parks and Writer Jai Jamison Discuss THAT REVEAL on ‘Superman And Lois’

Since Superman’s debut in Action Comics #1 in 1938, we’ve seen several versions of him. Evil versions, younger and older versions, even a version that became his earth’s sun! The incarnations that always tend to do the best are the ones that focus on the values of the character. Namely, his family values as mild-mannered, small-town raised Clark Kent, and his heroic values as the powerful protector of Metropolis.

Continue reading “Wolé Parks and Writer Jai Jamison Discuss THAT REVEAL on ‘Superman And Lois’”