The first Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy book was published in October 1979. Fans are looking back at how the series has endured in popularity and why it's still relevant.
Denis Villeneuve's take on Frank Herbert's novel of galactic intrigue and revolution manages to be both epic and introspective, though it doles out its story with gravid deliberateness.
After months of negotiation and a strike on the horizon, Hollywood crew members in the union IATSE have agreed to a deal with the major studios.
There's a kind of satisfaction that comes from something living up to your expectations. But there's a different kind of pleasure that only being surprised by your own reactions can bring.
Each week, the guests and hosts on NPR's Pop Culture Happy Hour share what's bringing them joy. This week: Spirit Halloween videos, the podcast Suspect, and more.
Ridley Scott's epic, which opens in 1386 Paris, tells the story of a duel between a squire of a knight from three points of view — including that of the woman they're fighting over.
In his first documentary, filmmaker Todd Haynes uses the language of experimental cinema to spotlight the Velvet Underground, a legendary band that flowered within New York's avant-garde art world.
In the 25th Bond film, 007's fellow spies include strong female characters, part of an evolution aimed at attracting new audiences and brands as the franchise makes some big transitions.
Ruthie Tompson's painting and animation work at the Walt Disney Company dates back to the 1920s — from Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs to The Rescuers.
Daniel Craig's tenure as James Bond is coming to an end with the release of No Time To Die. But with Amazon acquiring MGM, where does the 007 franchise go from here?
The Rescue follows the 18-day effort to rescue 12 boys and their coach from an underwater cave. Filmmakers Chai Vasarhelyi and Jimmy Chin recount the harrowing mission with diver Rick Stanton.
The new James Bond movie, No Time To Die, is out in theaters, ending Daniel Craig's run as 007. NPR critic Eric Deggans has long loved the franchise — yet its flawed legacy is hard to see past.
In a Twitter Spaces chat hosted by NPR, the actor discussed his potential run for Texas governor, where he fits — or doesn't — on the political party spectrum, abortion, Amazon unions and more.
The last James Bond movie to star Daniel Craig is out today; Chris Klimek argues that Craig is the "bookend Bond," showing us 007 at the beginning and end, but never the prime of his career.
Craig has been a terrific James Bond, maybe even the best. But there's something a little too strained about the tragic emotional arc his character has carried with over the past several movies.