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Sundance 2020: Mateo and Moisés Arias Put the American Dream to Test in ‘Blast Beat’ – Review

Colombian director and producer Esteban Arango plows through borders with his feature debut, Blast Beat. Named after a drumbeat style heavily associated with metal music and its derivatives, Blast Beat explores the trials and tribulations of the American dream through a Colombian family. Forced to leave Colombia due to political turmoil in 1999, tension rises between two opposing brothers, a distressed […]

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Sundance 2020: 'Mucho Mucho Amor' is the Beautiful and Worthy Reflection of Latinx Icon Walter Mercado We Need – Review

Walter Mercado needs no introduction to a Latinx audience. The Puerto Rican Astrologer first took Latin America by storm with his televised horoscopes in the 70s. If Mercado was decked out in capes reading horoscopes on TV, people would have no choice but to sit quietly and wait for their sign to be read. “¡Libra… Escucha mucho que tu cuerpo […]

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GOC Monthly Jams

Hey music geeks, we’re back again with our second installment of monthly jams.  We’ve been listening to a lot of great throwbacks, and many super hot new releases this month.  We hope you like what we’ve been jamming to! May Jams Leon Bridges We were so excited when R&B and Soul singer/songwriter Leon Bridges released his second album Good Things this year.  […]

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GOC Book of the Month: April

Good news, fellow book nerds – Geeks of Color has started a Goodreads book club and we are doing a book challenge. The challenge began this month and will continue for the rest of the year. Here are the challenge rules and the link to our Goodreads page where you can find each month’s theme: – Choose any book that […]

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GOC Artist Spotlight: @grizzlyjerr

If you are like many of us at Geeks of Color, you love to stumble upon new awesome artists on Instagram, Twitter or Tumblr.  We hope to help you continue finding artists to love and support by spotlighting the greatest artists of color that we know and love already. Today we are spotlighting Jeremiah Cortez, known as @grizzlyjerr on Instagram.  […]

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‘One Day At A Time’ S2 Episode 7-13 Review

We’re back to continue our review of One Day At a Time, and while on the first episodes we focus on Elena (Isabella Gomez), Alex (Marcel Ruiz) and Lydia (Rita Moreno), in this part of the review I’d like to focus more on one of the most beautifully fleshed-out characters in a sitcom today… Penelope Alvarez (Justina Machado). While season one […]

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Pixar’s Coco: An Opportunity to Demand More

It’s been nearly a month since the U.S. release of Disney Pixar’s Coco, and audiences everywhere continue to be moved by the film’s characters and filial message. The acceptance of this motion picture globally is also undeniable with the film not only knocking Marvel’s The Avengers out of its spot as #1 highest grossing film of all time in Mexico but also […]

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Ana Villafañe Cast as the Lead in CBS Comedy ‘History Of Them’, A Potential Latinx Comedy Series

Ana Villafañe -better known for her interpretation of Gloria Estefan in the Broadway musical On Your Feet!- has been cast as the lead of Sony Pictures TV Studios and CBS TV Studios new comedy, History Of Them. Back in August, it was announced that CBS had taken the newest project of Gloria Calderon Kellet, co-creator and executive producer of One Day At A […]