• By NPR   -   Jan 15, 2019

    LIGHTS! CAMERA! 2019!

    We're looking at the year's most-anticipated movies.

  • John C. Reilly On The Comedy Of Laurel And Hardy: 'It's Almost Like A Ballet' By NPR   -   Jan 15, 2019

    JOHN C. REILLY ON THE COMEDY OF LAUREL AND HARDY: 'IT'S ALMOST LIKE A BALLET'

    "The brilliant thing about their work when you watch it, it seems so nonchalant," Reilly says of the iconic slapstick duo. He plays...

    Comedy
  • Fyre Festival Documentary Shows 'Perception And Reality' Of Infamous Concert Flop By NPR   -   Jan 13, 2019

    FYRE FESTIVAL DOCUMENTARY SHOWS 'PERCEPTION AND REALITY' OF INFAMOUS CONCERT FLOP

    In 2017, the Fyre Music Festival was billed as an exclusive event in the Bahamas. The reality was very different. Director Chris Smith...

    Festival, Music, Documentary, Musical, Festivals
  • By NPR   -   Jan 11, 2019

    MOVIE REVIEW: 'THEY SHALL NOT GROW OLD'

    Rachel Martin talks to Kenneth Turan, film critic for the Los Angeles Times , about the new World War I documentary, They Shall Not...

    War, Reviews, Criticism, Awards, Criticisms, Award, Documentary, Peter Jackson, Review
  • By NPR   -   Jan 11, 2019

    MOVIE REVIEW: 'THEY SHALL NOT GROW OLD'

    Rachel Martin talks to Kenneth Turan, film critic for the Los Angeles Times , about the new World War I documentary, They Shall Not...

    War, Reviews, Criticism, Awards, Criticisms, Award, Documentary, Peter Jackson, Review
  • 'They Shall Not Grow Old': World War I Brought To Astonishing, Harrowing Life By NPR   -   Jan 11, 2019

    'THEY SHALL NOT GROW OLD': WORLD WAR I BROUGHT TO ASTONISHING, HARROWING LIFE

    Peter Jackson's documentary, featuring expertly restored archival footage from the first World War, is "astonishing"; his "digital...

    War, Documentary, Features, Feature, Peter Jackson
  • The Old West Goes Farther West - To Java - In Genre Mashup 'Buffalo Boys' By NPR   -   Jan 11, 2019

    THE OLD WEST GOES FARTHER WEST - TO JAVA - IN GENRE MASHUP 'BUFFALO BOYS'

    Two cowboys who left Singapore for the American West return home to avenge the death of their father in this giddy, fast-paced B-movie.

    Mashups, Mashup
  • It's A Small, Slight 'Jobe'z World' By NPR   -   Jan 11, 2019

    IT'S A SMALL, SLIGHT 'JOBE'Z WORLD'

    A Manhattan drug courier has a very bad night in this scrappy but underwritten slacker comedy that plays like an extended sketch.

    Comedy
  • Kevin Hart Says Comedy's Full Of 'Flawed But Funny' People, Himself Included By NPR   -   Jan 10, 2019

    KEVIN HART SAYS COMEDY'S FULL OF 'FLAWED BUT FUNNY' PEOPLE, HIMSELF INCLUDED

    Hart reflects on the controversial jokes from his past that led him to step down from hosting the Oscars. "Sometimes to grow as a comedian,...

    Oscars, Oscar, Comedy
  • By NPR   -   Jan 10, 2019

    SURVEYING THE PUBLIC DOMAIN

    Yes, we have no copyright. (Image credit: Topical Press Agency/Getty Images)

  • As Shutdown Crawls On, Artists And Nonprofits Fear For Their 'Fragile Industry' By NPR   -   Jan 10, 2019

    AS SHUTDOWN CRAWLS ON, ARTISTS AND NONPROFITS FEAR FOR THEIR 'FRAGILE INDUSTRY'

    The partial government shutdown hasn't just shuttered museums in Washington, D.C. Across the U.S., and even beyond its borders, artists...

  • 'On The Basis Of Sex' Follows A Fiery Young Ruth Bader Ginsburg By NPR   -   Jan 10, 2019

    'ON THE BASIS OF SEX' FOLLOWS A FIERY YOUNG RUTH BADER GINSBURG

    The Supreme Court Justice is having a moment - a documentary, several biographies, even a coloring book. Now, a new movie chronicles...

    Biography, Feature, Documentary, Features
  • By NPR   -   Jan 7, 2019

    BEVERLY HILLS GLITTERS WITH SUNDAY'S GOLDEN GLOBES CEREMONY

    There were some unexpected wins, including best motion picture drama which went to Bohemian Rhapsody, and best motion picture musical...

    Musical, Comedy, Drama, Music, Golden Globes
  • Golden Globes: 'Bohemian Rhapsody' And 'Green Book' Win Big By NPR   -   Jan 7, 2019

    GOLDEN GLOBES: 'BOHEMIAN RHAPSODY' AND 'GREEN BOOK' WIN BIG

    Andy Samberg and Sandra Oh hosted an upbeat Golden Globes ceremony, but several of the winning films raised uncomfortable questions...

    Golden Globes
  • By NPR   -   Jan 7, 2019

    THE GOLDEN GLOBES 2018: BEST ORIGINAL SONG NOMINEES

    The Golden Globes mark the start of the awards season. We take a look at Sunday night's nominees for best original song.

    Award, Golden Globes, Awards
  • Golden Globes 2018: The Complete List Of Winners And Nominees By NPR   -   Jan 7, 2019

    GOLDEN GLOBES 2018: THE COMPLETE LIST OF WINNERS AND NOMINEES

    A Star Is Born, Black Panther, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel and The Americans all received Golden Globe nominations. We'll be updating...

    Golden Globes
  • Lois Weber, Hollywood's Forgotten Early Pioneer, Has 2 Films Restored By NPR   -   Jan 5, 2019

    LOIS WEBER, HOLLYWOOD'S FORGOTTEN EARLY PIONEER, HAS 2 FILMS RESTORED

    The first American woman to direct a feature-length drama, Weber made woman-centered films with daring commentary. She's barely known...

    Hollywood, Drama, Feature, Features
  • By NPR   -   Jan 5, 2019

    'DESTROYER' FLIPS THE SCRIPT ON GENDER ROLES IN COP MOVIES

    Nicole Kidman gives an intense performance as a drunken, pointedly unlikable police officer in Karyn Kusama's new film. Critic John...

    Thriller, Police, Criticism, Criticisms, Nicole Kidman
  • Black Directors Had A Big Year In 2018 - But Other Inclusion Numbers Stagnated By NPR   -   Jan 5, 2019

    BLACK DIRECTORS HAD A BIG YEAR IN 2018 - BUT OTHER INCLUSION NUMBERS STAGNATED

    A new study by the USC Annenberg Inclusion Initiative found a huge leap in the number of black directors behind the year's biggest...

    Hollywood
  • By NPR   -   Jan 4, 2019

    'DESTROYER' FLIPS THE SCRIPT ON GENDER ROLES IN COP MOVIES

    Nicole Kidman gives an intense performance as a drunken, pointedly unlikable police officer in Karyn Kusama's new film. Critic John...

    Thriller, Police, Criticism, Criticisms, Nicole Kidman