Locke & Key: Rated T for Teen

Netflix original programming is all the rage these days. If we’ve learned anything, it’s that the success of one Netflix property will bring about similar successors. Cultural hits like The Umbrella Academy and The Haunting of Hill House paved the way for Netflix to introduce Locke & Key. This new pseudo-horror adaptation comes from a…

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Oscar Voters are Completely Out of Touch with Reality and It Shows

Let’s get down to it. The Oscar noms are always a bit of a mess. In 2016, in response to the #OscarsSoWhite movement started by April Reign, the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences announced its intention to revamp its voting body to better reflect public identity and opinion. It planned to invite 683…

Best of the 2010s: TV

NerdyPoC’s Best of the 2010s series continues with television! This decade was undoubtedly a new golden age for TV. From a seemingly inexhaustible list of high quality shows and series from across different networks and streaming platforms, NPoC has had a tough, but enjoyable time narrowing it all down to just ten favourites. Check out our…

Queen & Slim: A Bonnie And Clyde Story In A Post BLM Era

***WARNING MILD TO HEAVY SPOILERS***Queen & Slim is a romantic thriller drama directed by Melina Matsoukas and written by Lena Waithe. Daniel Kaluuya and Jodie Turner-Smith make up the titular couple whose date night goes south when they end up on the run from the law. There was a lot to unpack in this film,…

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…