‘Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them’ is clumsy but charming

We meet, for one, the famous Newt Scamander (Eddie Redmayne), a powerfully dorky, borderline-Aspergers wizard who doubles as a taxidermist and protector of the world's crazy and sometimes cuddly creatures. He's arrived in Prohibition-era Manhattan for ... <a href="http://www.bing.com/news/apiclick.aspx?ref=FexRss&aid=&tid=8A23FBE0E4D54FECB5C3943DF6A5E47F&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.metro.us%2Fentertainment%2Ffantastic-beasts-and-where-to-find-them-is-clumsy-but-charming%2FzsJpkn---Y8MOttMj6rQs%2F&c=4462214266282860152&mkt=en-gb" target="_blank" rel="nofollow" id="rssmi_more"> ...read more</a>

We meet, for one, the famous Newt Scamander (Eddie Redmayne), a powerfully dorky, borderline-Aspergers wizard who doubles as a taxidermist and protector of the world’s crazy and sometimes cuddly creatures. He’s arrived in Prohibition-era Manhattan for … …read more

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Aspergers is an outdated diagnosis that was joined with autism to make the autism spectrum (ASD). Surprised it’s still beign used here. Also, he’s def not a taxidermist.

He’s def autistic, it was like looking into a mirror for how he displayed his autism.

Yup. I was just telling someone today I thought he might have been autistic and they were like,’what’? He is def. Not a taxidermist. Someone wasn’t paying attention.

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