The Village House. 2019. India. Directed by Achal Mishra.

Get a Crash Course in Indian Independent Cinema

Go to New York’s MoMA for this epic film fest if you can; stream the films online if you can’t


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Go See ‘The Woman King,’ Based on a Real-Life Group of Wonder Women

The action is crowd-pleasing enough, but the real draw is the excellent acting

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Disney’s ‘Brahmāstra: Part One – Shiva’ is a Poor Attempt at a Bollywood Avengers

Not even the visual effects could save this long anticipated, Hindi superhero film

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A Lawyer Weighs In On ‘She-Hulk: Attorney At Law’

Writer, lawyer, and self-proclaimed huge nerd Stephanie Tran spells out the pros and cons of the new Marvel show


How Two Trans Filipinx Drag Queens Are Changing The Face of ‘Drag Race’

Kimmy Couture and Jiggly Caliente are breaking curses and opening doors

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‘Nope’ Satirizes The American Dream

How this wild, weird new film (and particularly one of the stars, Steven Yeun) helps us laugh at Hollywood—and ourselves

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‘Wedding Season’ Brings Vital Representation to Rom-Coms

A bright, funny watch (with two captivating leads) that unfortunately tries to take on more commentary than it needs to

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This Season’s Unsung Hero of ‘The Umbrella Academy’

How grief, punk rock, and the Berlin Wall turned Lila Pitts into an honorary Hargreeves

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Bollywood’s ‘Forrest Gump’ Remake Takes Some Major Swings

‘Laal Singh Chaddha’ translates and updates the original to wrestle with Indian nationalism

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In ‘Easter Sunday’ Jo Koy Doesn’t Shine As Much As We Hoped

The well-meaning studio comedy unfortunately flattens Filipino identity to a checklist


Singaporean Indie Flick ‘#LookAtMe’ Is More Than Just Social Media Satire

Ken Kwek’s latest film also offers a biting critique of the country’s most regressive laws

'Shin Ultraman' is the follow-up to 'Shin Gojira,' the next to reimagine a Japanese legend for a modern audience

Save Us, Ultraman!

‘Shin Ultraman’, the new film dedicated to this Japanese icon, delivers childlike wonder with sophisticated visual effects, even if it struggles to make good on some big ideas


The Problem With Wu

In ‘Jurassic World: Dominion,’ creators get Henry Wu all wrong—again

Into the Woods, part of The Public Theater’s 2012 Shakespeare in the Park season, directed by Timothy Sheader and co-directed by Liam Steel.

Cinderella Has Never Been So Relatable

The diverse cast in Broadway’s revival of ‘Into the Woods’ brings new dimension to classic fairy tale characters

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An Epic Spin Through the Multiverse–No, Not That One

‘Everything Everywhere All At Once’ offers a fresh, frenetic take on Asian American family drama, with a sci-fi twist

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‘Ms. Marvel’ Remixes the Character’s Origin With More Cultural Specificity

Disney+’s new series brings Pakistani American multigenerational family drama to the MCU


PRIDE: How ‘Fire Island’ Director Andrew Ahn Paints a Vivid Portrait of Queer Asian America

One of American indie cinema’s underrated talents looks back on his career so far

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Wanda Maximoff in the Multiverse of Sexist Tropes

In ‘Dr. Strange in the Multiverse of Madness’, MCU’s latest entry trades character development for spectacle

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Forget Bridgerton’s Kate and Anthony, What About Kate and Edwina’s Happily Ever After?

Messy and imperfect, the Sharma sisters’ relationship growing pains hit close to home

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‘Pachinko’ masterfully dramatizes the universal trials and tribulations of an immigrant family

Lush visuals and complex storytelling come together in Apple TV+’s sumptuous historical drama spanning four generations

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Pixar’s ‘Turning Red’ is a coming-of-age classic

Domee Shi spins the Asian American mother-daughter narrative anew