Nicole Clark

Culture Writer and Critic

Film

'Booksmart' Proves That Raunchy Teen Comedies Don't Have to Be Offensive to Be Funny

Step aside, 'Superbad'—McLovin's got nothing on Beanie Feldstein's new high school rager classic.
Nicole Clark
2 hours ago
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
5.16.19
Film

Boycotting Georgia Won't Change Its Abortion Laws

As Hollywood debates whether to pull production out of the state, experts say there are better ways to make an impact.
Nicole Clark
5.14.19
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
5.13.19
Games Features

From 'Putt Putt' to 'Freddi Fish'—How Humongous Entertainment Made Edutainment Fun

Humongous didn't set out to be an edutainment company. That's why their games were so fun.
Nicole Clark
5.9.19
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
5.7.19
Games News

Over 100 Riot Games Employees Walked Out to End Forced Arbitration

'League of Legends' developers walkout to protest the company’s use of forced arbitration to settle sexual harassment lawsuits.
Matthew Gault
Nicole Clark
5.6.19
tv

Netflix's 'Tuca & Bertie' Is a Wildly Smart Comedy for Anxious Millennial Women

The new animated series, starring Tiffany Haddish and Ali Wong, finds humor in everything from street harassment to, uh, accidentally ingesting your grandmother's ashes.
Nicole Clark
5.2.19
Film

Everything You Need to Know Before Watching ‘Avengers: Endgame’

A list of the movies you need to watch, and the confirmed ‘Endgame’ characters you need to know about.
Nicole Clark
4.26.19
Culture

Hanif Abdurraqib and Morgan Parker Chat Poetry and Blackness in America

The poets found time between their busy touring schedules to talk about 'Magical Negro,' the current wave of contemporary poetry, and how white salons still can't handle black hair.
Nicole Clark
4.19.19
Vice Guide to Right Now

Jennifer Lawrence Is Starring in a 'Secret' Indie Movie from A24

The same distributor that gave us 'Lady Bird,' 'Eighth Grade,' and 'Mid90s.'
Nicole Clark
4.16.19
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
4.12.19
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