Vote for Neuro(diversity): On the 20th Anniversary of Napoleon Dynamite | Features

That was the nature of autistic characters in movies—they were either objects of pity in tragic disease-of-the-week flicks like “Son Rise: A Miracle of Love” (1979, the first narrative feature about autism), or McGuffins in plots where their miraculous math abilities were useful in cracking codes (“Mercury Rising,” 1998), or their refusal to speak could … Read more

Caitlin Cronenberg’s Humane gets an April theatrical release

Humane, a thriller directed by Caitlin Cronenberg, is getting an April theatrical release before heading to the Shudder streaming service More than two years have gone by since we heard that photographer Caitlin Cronenberg, daughter of legendary filmmaker David Cronenberg, would be making her feature directorial debut with a thriller called Humane. Now, more than a year after … Read more

The Saddest Movie Scenes That Aren’t Death Scenes

There’s no formula for making moviegoers cry. But when I think of tragic moments that brought audiences to tears (okay, fine, me to tears — are you happy now), the ones that jump to mind are usually the deaths of beloved film characters. Simba standing over the body of Mufasa in The Lion King. Tony Stark snapping his fingers in Avengers: Endgame. Jack freezing … Read more

When Is It Coming Out?

Directed by Neeraj Pandey, Sikandar Ka Muqaddar is an upcoming Netflix heist thriller film. Known for projects such as Special OPS and The Freelancer, Pandey is one of the most sought-after filmmakers and writers in the Indian film industry today. So, understandably, there is a lot of interest in Sikandar Ka Muqaddar. If you are … Read more

Paul Dano thinks “quantity over quality” caused superhero fatigue

Paul Dano, who played the Riddler in 2022’s The Batman, blames studios’ push for “quanity over quality” when it comes to superhero movies. Are you one of many affected by superhero fatigue? Have you seen one too many computer-generated fights or explosions? Then you should call Paul Dano, because the Riddler has a thing or … Read more

How Did Varun Grover’s Directorial Debut End?

Varun Grover’s directorial debut, All India Rank, guides viewers through the complex adulthood journey of Vivek Singh. He is the 17-year-old protagonist whose personal dreams clash with his family’s aspirations in the socio-economic landscape of 1990s India. However, since the film climaxed on an uncompleted note, fans are left wondering what happened in the end. … Read more