Nicole Clark

Culture Writer and Critic

The Borders Issue 2019

The Hidden Stress of Growing Up a Child of Immigrants

Though immigrants come from a variety of backgrounds, there are certain stressors that U.S.-born children of immigrants have in common.
Nicole Clark
11 hours ago
tv

'Avatar: The Last Airbender' Is Still One of the Greatest Shows of All Time

A decade after it went off the air, it remains a groundbreaking work that's always being discovered by new fans.
Nicole Clark
7.10.19
Film

'The Farewell' Makes the Asian American Immigrant Experience Feel Universal

Awkwafina's Billi is a Chinese American woman who struggles with her family's secrets, but she's also all of us and our inherited burdens.
Nicole Clark
7.9.19
Games Reviews

‘Sea of Solitude’ Is a Beautiful but Imperfect Exploration of Loneliness

A stunningly atmospheric world is held back by an inconsistent story.
Nicole Clark
7.8.19
Internet

Viral Video Shows a Japanese Zoo's Polar Bear 'Escape Drill' and, Uh, It's Incredible

At Tobe Zoo, people dress in animal costumes and wreak havoc, "mauling" everything in their path.
Nicole Clark
6.28.19
Games Opinion

Black Mirror's 'Striking Vipers' is a Skin-Deep Exploration of VR Sex

Netflix's fifth season of 'Black Mirror' follows two best friends who find their relationship complicated by a virtual reality game.
Nicole Clark
6.11.19
tv

Miley Cyrus's 'Black Mirror' Episode Is a Creepy Dive Into How We Ruin Pop Stars

The episode starts off very 'Hannah Montana' before veering into a dystopian nightmare, as usual.
Nicole Clark
6.6.19
Film

Watch Keanu Reeves Be Keanu Reeves in the Trailer for Netflix's 'Always Be My Maybe'

Looks like the John Wick heartthrob will be getting in the way of Ali Wong and Randall Park's romance in this new rom-com.
Nicole Clark
5.17.19
Books

The Superheroines Are Finally Here to Save Us

It took generations before Captain Marvel got her own feature film. But in today's comics and YA books, superheroes who are women have been roaming free.
Nicole Clark
5.15.19
Film

Netflix's New Ted Bundy Biopic Has One Glaring Problem

‘Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile’ is a biopic about a brutal serial killer. So then why does the film come off romantic?
Nicole Clark
5.8.19
Film

'The Perfect Date' Is a Mediocre Teen Movie, But Hey, There's Noah Centineo

Not even Centineo can make this thing less generic.
Nicole Clark
4.15.19

'Game of Thrones' Haters Explain Why They're Glad the Show Is Ending

Not everyone is swept up in the fanfare.
Nicole Clark
4.12.19
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