Filmmaker Ramita Navai has seen girls and women forced to marry Taliban members or arrested for violating the morality code. Her new PBS Frontline documentary is Afghanistan Undercover.
Washington was recently awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom. He spoke to Fresh Air in 2008, about the film The Great Debaters, which he directed and starred in.
In her new film, Thompson portrays a widower who reckons with her own sexual discovery in an experience she calls "irresistibly delicious."
Many of the actors who star alongside Adam Sandler in the new basketball movie Hustle are real NBA athletes. NPR's Cheryl W. Thompson talks with director Jeremiah Zagar about the film.
The Sound of Music star will soon be honored with the AFI's Life Achievement Award. In 2008 and 2019, she spoke to Fresh Air about growing up during WWII and performing in her parents' vaudeville.
Liotta, who died May 26, started out playing a nice guy on a soap opera. Then came his tough-guy roles in Something Wild and Goodfellas. He was also in Field of Dreams. Originally broadcast in 2016.
The Swedish actor describes himself as "quite a mellow guy." Playing a Viking warrior in the film The Northman gave Skarsgård a chance to tap into his animalistic nature.
It's been 50 years since the famed director released the movie Pink Flamingos. And as much as the world's changed since then, his first-ever novel shows that his propensity for bad taste ...hasn't.
When Yeoh first read the script for Everything Everywhere All at Once, she gave a big sigh of relief: Finally, here was a film that put a middle-aged mother in the role of action hero.
The new CNN+ docuseries The Murdochs looks inside the Fox media empire and the family's behind-the-scenes in-fighting. Journalist Jim Rutenberg says the real-life drama rivals HBO's Succession.
Michelle Yeoh has been a star for decades, but she finally gets her turn at a lead role in Hollywood, playing failing laundromat owner Evelyn Wang in Everything Everywhere All At Once.
Hawk elevated his sport. But in middle age, it's become hard on his body. NPR spoke with the skateboarding icon about his new documentary, Tony Hawk: Until the Wheels Fall Off.
The movie is up for best international feature. It's about an urban teacher who's ticked off about being sent to work in a remote village with no electricity. Enlightenment ensues!
The film Flee opens with a question: "What does the word 'home' mean to you?" For Amin Nawabi, the answer is complicated.