Film

Nerds of Prey Reviews: The Greatest Showman

Nerds of Prey Reviews: The Greatest Showman

Musical theater, in any incarnation, has always had the difficult duty of walking a very fine tightrope. Leaning too liberally on the soundtrack can render a story bare. Conversely, failing to employ quality music can tank the effort entirely. The audience inherently trusts the production […]

Nerds of Prey Reviews: Disney/Pixar’s Coco

Nerds of Prey Reviews: Disney/Pixar’s Coco

Pixar’s Coco follows familiar themes of the importance of family and chasing your dreams while setting them against a backdrop filled with rich Mexican cultural elements. Our main character, Miguel Rivera (Anthony Gonzalez) comes from a long line of shoe makers beginning with the fierce […]

#NYCC – Batman vs. Two-Face: The Cure For Superhero Fatigue?

#NYCC – Batman vs. Two-Face: The Cure For Superhero Fatigue?

Note: This review is by guest nerd, Daejah Woolery. Batman vs. Two-Face, the much-anticipated feature based on the 1960s Batman TV series and Adam West’s last work before his passing, had its world premiere this past Sunday at New York Comic Con. The crowd couldn’t […]

#TBT: ‘Queen of Katwe’ at the Toronto International Film Festival – Part 2

#TBT: ‘Queen of Katwe’ at the Toronto International Film Festival – Part 2

In the second half of this roundtable round up, I had the opportunity to sit down with the inspiration for the book and film Queen of Katwe Phiona Mutesi, her mentor Robert Katende, director Mira Nair and a group of other journalists during the 2016 Toronto International Film […]

#TBT: ‘Queen of Katwe’ at the Toronto International Film Festival

#TBT: ‘Queen of Katwe’ at the Toronto International Film Festival

I had the opportunity to sit down with Oscar winner Lupita Nyong’o and David Oyelowo – stars of Disney’s Queen of Katwe – and a group of other journalists during the Toronto International Film Festival. Here are the highlights of our conversation that covered everything from the […]