Geek Girl Riot turns up the streaming love for WandaVision, To All the Boys: Always and Forever, and Minari. We also break down the Golden Globes nominations and dive into some entertainment trainwrecks.
Streaming Love: WandaVision, To All the Boys: Always & Forever, Minari There’s a lot of goodness coming to your screens and our Rioters are here to get you hyped. First they dig into WandaVision and all the ways it is blowing their minds (spoilers abound for episode 5!). Then they turn up the warm & fuzzies for To All the Boys: Always and Forever. Sherin says: “There are a lot of messages about acceptance, about growth, which are a lovely part of the series as a whole and definitely highlighted here.” Get ready for the final film of the beloved TATB series, coming to make you smile on Friday, February 12th on Netflix.
“To All the Boys: Always and Forever is a nice way to wrap up the trilogy—very sweet with lots of growing pains—I give it a ‘aww, ain’t that sweet’ rating. Fans of the series are going to enjoy it.”–Sherin Nicole on ‘To All the Boys: Always and Forever’
To top off this segment, Sherin teases Minari, the story about a Korean-American family moving to Arkansas to start a new life. Sherin says of the film: “It is a tight indie slice of life film about a summer in a little boy’s life and the ways in which his parents butt heads over what a good future looks like.” She talks about the acting and the storytelling craft which was beautifully done: “It’s shot well, it’s super well acted, and it’s a story we don’t often get…but this is a decidedly American story.”Minari comes to theaters on Friday.
“This movie is funny where life is funny, it’s harsh where life is harsh, and it does have its surprises. It’s a very gentle film about very real hardships.” –Sherin Nicole on ‘Minari’
Golden Globes Noms WTF The Golden Globes nominations dropped a couple days ago and we’re still wondering what happened. Sherin, Monique, and Alex get into the weirder & wilder nomination surprises and point out the glaring omissions.
EXTRA: Super Bowl Facts & Feelings
Our show was so packed this week, we had to add an Extra segment to this podcast version! Monique takes us on a history trip to the Super Bowl, before talking about the 2021 performances from Amanda Gorman and The Weeknd.
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