Sign in

The undercurrents of the future. A publication from Medium about technology and people.


In OneZero. More on Medium.

How long will it be until an A.I. can make an actual feature film on demand?

Illustration: Yann Bastard

Film companies are following Netflix by using big data to make big decisions — yet it could cut down on the risk-taking that makes classics

Photo: NurPhoto/Getty Images


These two deeply divergent attitudes towards sex and romance could be seen as symbolic of a real-world schism

Credit: Sunset Boulevard/Getty Images

All over Etsy they are

Credit: Disney+

Nerd Processor

The next phase of Marvel’s movies is much weirder than you realize

President of Marvel Studios Kevin Feige, Director Taika Waititi and Natalie Portman of ‘Thor: Love and Thunder’ at the San Diego Comic-Con 2019. Photo: Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images

Nerd Processor

How our favorite superheroes ruined the world they meant to save

© Marvel Studios

Nerd Processor

It involves the Emperor, clones, and highly questionable bioethics

© The Rise of Skywalker/Disney

Nerd Processor

The only Disney classic that could really use a modern update

“Fantasia” (1940). © Walt Disney Productions

Nerd Processor

The case for movies exclusively about giant robots fighting each other

Credit: Transformers/Paramount

Nerd Processor

Answers to all your questions about the mess that is ‘The Crimes of Grindelwald’

Photo: Carlos Alvares/Getty

Can you briefly summarize the movie?

Okay, how about a longer version?

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store