"It Lives Inside" is filmmaker Bishal Dutta’s feature debut.

Get to Know the Pishacha—the Indian Demon in ‘It Lives Inside’

Bishal Dutta’s uber-creepy horror film is deeply inspired by his Indian American upbringing


“Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse” reunites Gwen Stacy (left, voiced by Hailee Steinfeld) and Miles Morales (voiced by Shameik Moore).

‘Across the Spider-Verse’: A Dazzling Film Left in Suspended Animation

Apart from its caricatured Indian excursion, the Spider-Man sequel makes for a worthy follow-up

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‘Shin Kamen Rider’ Recalls The Original ’70s Show Through a Modern Lens

View this uniquely captivating film during a one-day U.S. showing on June 5

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The Asian Films You May Have Missed at Cannes

The world’s premier film festival played host to compelling movies from all over the continent and diasporas—including these four underrated gems

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‘Killers of the Flower Moon’ Turns Journalism Into Cinema

Martin Scorsese’s Native American crime epic, made with the help of the Osage tribe, collapses real and cinematic histories

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‘Indiana Jones’ and the Weight of Time

Short Round is gone, but Indy’s back—and with him a complicated look at the franchise’s past and present

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Disney’s Adaptation of ‘American Born Chinese’ Flattens a Tale of Identity

Despite it’s star-studded cast, the show leaves critic Siddhant Adlakha missing some of the classic comic’s key components

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‘Monster’ Reveals a Nuanced Portrait of Childhood Secrets

One of Cannes most promising premieres is this devastating emotional puzzle-box from Kore-eda Hirokazu

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‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3’ is James Gunn’s Messy Magnum Opus

A farewell to familiar characters—and to personal movies in the Marvel Cinematic Universe

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‘A Tourist’s Guide To Love’ Takes the Hollywood Rom-Com to Vietnam

A familiar movie in an unfamiliar place, the Netflix comedy has little cultural insight, but enough charm to get by

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‘The Covenant’ Falls Back on Hollywood’s Same Old Orientalism

Guy Ritchie’s new war movie aims high, but unfortunately misses the mark when it comes to covering its Afghan main character

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‘The Lost Weekend’: A Scattered Portrait of May Pang’s Affair With John Lennon

The Chinese American assistant and executive narrates the film, but is it truly about her?

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‘The Romantics’ Offers Rare Glimpse into Bollywood’s Royal Family

The Netflix docuseries is a love letter to the industry’s legendary Chopra family and Indian cinema

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Makoto Shinkai is Anime’s Next Living Legend

Watch these five films by the talented director before his next, ‘Suzume,’ hits theaters

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‘One True Loves’ Proves Ignoring Race’s Role in Casting Isn’t the Answer

Representation matters, but it needs smart, intentional storytelling and dialogue to back it up

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If You Liked ‘The Menu,’ Check Out ‘Hunger’

There’s no murder in this Thai fine-dining drama, but it does have a similar commentary on class

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‘Beef’ is One of the Year’s Most Compelling Shows

All eyes may be on “Succession,” but critic Siddhant Adlakha calls out this great new Netflix series starring Ali Wong and Steven Yeun

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‘John Wick: Chapter 4’ Gives Audiences Exactly What They Want

Bow down (again) to the greatness of Keanu Reeves

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Writer and Actor Kevin Yee On His SXSW Debut

In an interview with Carolyn Hinds, Yee discusses his pilot, “A Guide to Not Dying Completely Alone”

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A History of Indians at the Oscars

Ahead of this Sunday’s ceremony, critic Siddhant Adlakha looks back at India’s biggest Academy moments

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10 Great Asian Films that Inspired Popular Hollywood Movies

Because it’s important to give credit where credit’s due (and these badass movies should go on your watch list immediately)

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‘Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon’ Continues to Be a Masterpiece

A look back as Ang Lee’s iconic 2000 martial arts epic returns to the big screen