Kipo and The Age of Wonder Beasts

One of the newest Netflix animated series is a delightful series called Kipo and The Age of Wonder Beasts. A post apocalyptic, sci fi fantasy produced by Dreamworks Studios and created by Radford Sechrist. Kipo (Karen Fukuhara) is a 13 year old girl with purple skin and hair, who after living her whole life underground…

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Sex Education: A Season Of Choices & Consequences

Sex Education is back, and it hit the ground running! This season brings our favourite Brits a lot of joy and a lot of heartbreak, and reminds them that their healing is in their own hands. Kicking things off, we learn that since his initial experience with “hand to gland combat,” Otis has developed a…

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Con Man or Christ: Netflix’s Messiah Review (No Spoilers)

Having already received a fair amount of backlash from Muslim viewers following the release of its trailer,  Messiah , on Netflix (aired January 1, 2010) is an interesting watch. The show stars Mehdi Dehbi as the titular Al-Masih and Michelle Monaghan as the CIA agent tasked with deciphering if Dehbi really is who he claims…

Best of the 2010s: Video Games

NerdyPoC’s Best of the 2010s series is back for a look at our favourite video games! This decade brought us the PlayStation 4, X-Box One, the Nintendo Switch and the er – Ouyer. With such fantastic consoles, came fantastic games and a plethora of choices that we narrowed down to our top ten favourite video…

‘Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’: A Rushed Journey to Little Reward

The stakes for Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker are about as high as they can get for any movie. It's the ninth and apparently final installment in the widely beloved Skywalker saga, part of a globally popular franchise spanning 40 years, eleven movies and TV shows, books, video games—the full works. Such a film…

Secret Cinema Presents Stranger Things Review: A Thrillingly Immersive Extravaganza

© Secret Cinema - Luke Dyson In a secret London location, the world of Stranger Things has faithfully been brought to life unlike anyway it has been before and it’s been done in a way that only Secret Cinema can do. Granted, Universal Studios has brought the show to life in 2018 and 2019 as…

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…

Review: Children of Blood and Bone

Tomi Adeyemi is changing the game when it comes to YA/Fiction & Fantasy. It’s not just the way that she writes, it’s the characters she’s created, and the fact that all of the characters are of color - or more specifically, Black. Adeyemi has created this intricate fictional world that makes you feel as if…