How ‘The Farewell’ Portrays Home In All Its Abstract Glory

Something about Lulu Wang's The Farewell feels familiar to me. This strikes me early on in the film, when we find ourselves in Changchun, the Chinese city in which much of the film takes place, via a series of wide-angle shots of various apartment buildings, endlessly tall and taking up much of the city's landscape.…

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Best of the 2010s: Everything Else

NerdyPoC’s Best of the 2010s series comes to a close! Thank you for joining us on this walk down the decade's memory lane. This is our fourth and final installment of our Best of the 2010s series: everything else, a compilation of books, anime, comics, music, and pop culture. If you missed the rest of…

Best of the 2010s: Movies

Welcome to NerdyPoC's Best of the 2010s series!  It's been an eventful decade for media, entertainment and pop culture. Throughout December, we'll be presenting our lists of favourites from the last ten years in a bunch of areas—TV, video games, books, music, pop culture moments and more!  Our Best of the 2010s series kicks off…

8 TV Shows to Catch Up On Before Fall Season

Summer is, traditionally speaking, a slow period for TV. All the big popcorn blockbusters are out in theatres, and networks are airing their second- and third-tier titles as they prep for fall premiere season. Thankfully, that gives us all time to catch up on the slew of quality TV we might have missed in the…

Book Recommendations: September

There's a chill in the air (or the smell of spring if you're in the southern hemisphere) and that means it's time for our book recommendations for the month! Why I'm No Longer Talking To White People About Race By: Reni Eddo-Lodge There is no need to tell you why you need to read this…