The Big Sick

'The Big Sick': How do you tell your personal story and make it feel like everyone's story?

I was a therapist before I started writing professionally. When you sit down with a client, that person will have a different worldview than you, completely different values and a unique set of struggles. It’s the therapist’s job to connect with the client, to help him or her feel seen. When my …

Silicon Valley (TV Series)

This Year’s Oscar Actor Races Could Provide a Lot of First-Time Nominees

There are a number of universal constants every awards season. There will always be at least one upset. There will always be at least one major snub. …

Call Me by Your Name

It's not too early in awards season to talk acting contenders — you know Daniel Day-Lewis will be nominated

The awards season is in its infant stage, its contenders eating (cocktail party appetizers), sleeping (barely) and crying (“DO I REALLY HAVE TO GO TO THE HOLLYWOOD FILM AWARDS?!”) as the races begin to take shape and solidify.<p>And we’re still at the point where we haven’t seen everything. We can …

Daniel Day-Lewis

Is Get Out a Comedy or a Drama? Jordan Peele Weighs in on the Debate

Filmmaker Jordan Peele has made a name for himself as one half of the comedy duo Key & Peele, along with Keegan-Michael Key. <i>Get Out</i>, his feature directorial debut, is a horror-satire about racism that shocked, terrified, and entertained audiences across the nation, and now it has been submitted for …

Awards

Which Lighthearted Films Will Shine at the Golden Globes?

While 'Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri' has been entered as a drama, 'Get Out' and 'Battle of the Sexes' are lining up alongside the likes …

Awards

Get Out Will Compete as a Comedy (?!?!) During Awards Season

<i>Get Out</i>, Jordan Peele’s directorial debut about race relations and the dangers of white women who drink milk, is many things: scathing commentary on …

Culture

Genre, Indie and Blockbuster Directors Jostle for Awards Attention

From Paul Thomas Anderson to Guillermo del Toro to Patty Jenkins, a wide variety of directors across genres are vying for attention this awards …

Movies

Holly Hunter (‘The Big Sick’) on telling off racists and subverting the ‘overbearing mother’ stereotype [EXCLUSIVE VIDEO INTERVIEW]

“I think people have had a good time watching this movie, and I think there’s a complexity about what it means to be human. It’s messy, it’s not …

Entertainment

The Funniest Comedies of 2017 (So Far)

The best comedies of a year never lose our attention (a concession so many "dumb comedies" have to make, apparently) A few can even be thoughtful and …

Ingrid Goes West

Governors Awards another surreal scene for the married writers of 'The Big Sick'

Riding to the Governors Awards on Saturday night, Kumail Nanjiani and Emily V. Gordon — the husband and wife who created the semi-autobiographical hit comedy “The Big Sick” — were talking about random encounters they’ve had in the early stages of this awards season.<p>Nanjiani, the gifted comic who …

Entertainment

Kumail Nanjiani Won’t Be in ‘The X-Files’ Season 11, But ‘The Year of Kumail’ Is Keeping Him Busy — Watch

IndieWire Honors: The co-writer and star of "The Big Sick" believes that "everybody's story is worth telling."<p>Kumail Nanjiani has gotten to have some …

TV

Surround Yourself With Plants To Remember That Nature Exists

When we rounded up our staff's Weekly Upgrades last Saturday, our editors were simplifying long-distance correspondence, exercising more, and …

Vincent Van Gogh

Lionsgate Earnings Hit $16 Million, Beating Wall Street Forecasts

Topping Wall street forecasts, Lionsgate has reported higher earnings of $16 million, or 7 cents a share, for its second quarter ended Sept. 30, …

Markets

From ‘The Big Sick’ to ‘The Disaster Artist,’ 2017’s Best Performances Find Actors Playing Themselves

Playing a historical figure might be the surest way to win an Oscar, but 2017's most exciting performances are flipping that upside …

Award Shows

Independent Films Get Big Boost From Awards Season Push

While indies have consistently played a big part in awards seasons over the past two decades, in the rapidly changing production and distribution …

Mary J. Blige

A Funny But Moving Film - The Big Sick

We tend to think that society is progressive, liberal, and open-minded. But then again, interracial and intercultural marriages are still noticed and …

Silicon Valley (TV Series)

Download Screenplays for 'The Big Sick' and More Award Contenders

Awards season has begun. And that means free screenplays to download for your consideration.<p>Halloween is over and we're not even one week into …

Lost City of Z

Judd Apatow Hopes 'The Big Sick' Makes People More "Compassionate" About Immigrants | Producer Roundtable

'The Big Sick' producer told THR he believes that shows like 'The Daily Show' and 'South Park' are teaching a new generation of people to look at the …

Judd Apatow

The College Girl's Guide to Surviving the Holidays

If you're anything like me, October ends too quickly.<p>The pretty leaves fade to dead twigs covered in snow, the wind becomes biting, and suddenly …

Holidays

AFM Dealmaking Slows as Sales Outfits Try Out Financing and Production

With few of the multimillion-dollar transactions that traditionally add life to the market, international dealmakers say the slow death of mid-budget …

Ed Skrein

Regal Is Bringing Surge Pricing to the Movie Theater. Will It Work?

<i>Thor: Ragnarok</i> is guaranteed to be a blockbuster. The newest Marvel movie hasn’t yet opened in the U.S., but it has already earned more than $100 …

Movies

What’s New On Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime Video, And HBO: November 2017’s Top Shows And Movies

<i>Wondering what your favorite streaming services are adding to their offerings each month? Decider’s got you covered. Stay tuned for our reports on</i> …

Netflix

31 of November’s best streaming debuts

From recent movies and TV to new original series and classic films, these are the streaming offerings most worth your precious viewing hours.<p><i>Every month sees a glut of movies and television making their streaming debuts, across a huge range of platforms — it can be overwhelming just keeping track</i> …

TV

What’s New On Amazon Prime Video November 2017: ‘The Big Sick’, ‘The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’, ‘Fences’, And More

<i>Wondering what your favorite streaming services are adding to their offerings each month? Decider’s got you covered. Stay tuned for our reports on</i> …

Netflix

What's new on Netflix, Hulu and Amazon in November

On the heels of Hulu's success with "The Handmaid's Tale" comes another adaptation of a Margaret Atwood novel, this time on Netflix.<p>All six episodes …

Netflix

In a Wide-Open Oscars Field, Zeitgeist Is the Key Target

This year’s film awards landscape is fascinating for its unwillingness to adhere to an overarching narrative. The players are vastly different — in …

Award Shows

iPhone X Review Roundup: What Critics Love and Hate

Does the iPhone X do enough to merit its nearly four-digit price?<p>That's the question we're seeing asked and answered critics, as early reviews based …

Consumer News

What’s New on Amazon Prime: November 2017

<i>At the beginning of (and during) every month, Amazon Prime adds new movies and TV shows to its library. Below, you’ll find our recommendations for</i> …

Netflix

Kumail Nanjiani Admits ‘The Big Sick’ Was Even More Personal Than He Expected

IndieWire Honors: Nanjiani on whether his film could have been made inside the studio system, and why he wouldn't mind if Twitter went away.<p><i>Kumail</i> …

Award Shows

The Best Movies to Stream This Month on Netflix, Prime, Hulu, and More

This month's must-streams, including 'The Big Sick,' 'Mudbound,' and 'Fences.'<p>It’s somehow that time again, when we take a look at all the good …

Netflix