Category Archives: Film and TV

Blerd Galaxy Mini-Blerd Journalist Film Review: Phineas and Ferb Candace Against the Universe

By Kay, the 7th-grade Mini-Blerd Journalist! I just got the chance to watch the movie Phineas and Ferb: Candace Against the Universe.  Everybody knows that Phineas and Ferb is a kid’s show on Disney Channel. It’s about two boys going on adventures throughout their summer break and annoying their big sister, Candace. The movie is only a little bit different.

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RIP Chadwick Boseman: On Mourning Black Royalty and Collective Black Grief

I am crying as I write this. Not sobbing, but the slow, searing flow of tears that burn as they fall. I don’t have the strength to sob, and honestly, the burn is helping. It means that I can still feel something. This is not about me, though. This is about Chadwick Boseman. This is about the collective Black joy

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Film Review: ‘Random Acts of Violence’ Tests the Ties Between Artist, Their Art, and The Fans

The comic artist as center of the horror film is not a trope that is practiced often. Many of us are hard-pressed to name one film other than Jay Baruchel’s Random Acts of Violence that takes on the artist, his art and the fans that keep him going. However, it works in this film, despite having the striking Jesse Williams

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22 Things We Found Out From ‘The Proud Family’ Reunion

The voice cast of The Proud Family came together for a family reunion at the NAACP Arts, Culture, and Entertainment Festival. The joyful reunion was full of stories, laughs, memories from the animated series that meant so much to so many kids in the 2000s. We took a minute to dig into the video and found out 22 new facts about The Proud

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Aliza Pearl, Sara Gulde, and Kennedy Allen Claim a Space at the Helm of a Roddenberry Star Trek Podcast

The Roddenberry Star Trek Podcast Women at Warp is all about exploring the Star Trek story world through a feminist lens. The podcast began in 2015 when there were no other all-women podcast teams discussing feminism and the world Roddenberry created. With the addition of Kennedy Allen, Aliza Pearl, and Sarah Gulde, the podcast has its mission. “Women at Warp

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Noirstalgia: Lovecraft Country and Escaping the White Gaze

By Brandon Matsalia   Lovecraft Country debuts next month with the promise of exploring Lovecraftian horrors from the perspective of Atticus Black (Jonathan Majors), a Black man and science fiction aficionado traversing the Jim Crow era South in search of his missing father. Joining Atticus on his quest are his childhood friend Leticia Dandridge (Jurnee Smollett-Bell), and his equally bookish

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‘The Umbrella Academy’ Trips into The Civil Rights Era UnFiltered and Gets It Right!

The second season of Umbrella Academy takes the audience on a wild and trippy ride through history as they try to save the world—again. A jump into the 1960s results in the family being separated from one another, and the doomsday clock is reset. We join Five, still in a boy’s body as he tries to find and unite everyone.

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