The Academy Award-winner and activist was known as the "godmother of American independent documentaries." She saw herself as a feminist and the curator of Midwestern stories.
Swinton plays a mother and a daughter who have gone to spend a winter holiday at a hotel in Wales. The double casting is much more than a stunt in this smart, subtle film — it is magical.
Controversy has erupted at one of India's top film festivals over the screening of a movie with Hindu nationalist themes. Were the jury head's comments an artistic critique or political commentary?
In his first big interview since March, the blockbuster actor said he "just lost it" over Rock's joke about his wife's hair. "That was a rage that had been bottled for a really long time," he said.
Four decades after the New York City Rap Tour made history in Europe, Hip-Hop's influence is everywhere - in art, fashion and even the 2024 Olympics.
Avatar returns, Will Smith stars in a Civil War epic and Bill Nighy is Living. Also, a compelling novel adaptation and three hours of Jazz-era decadence. Find out what else the studios have in store.
While the live-action adaptation of The Little Mermaid casts Black actors in a preexisting white narrative, Nanny illustrates that Black people have their own folklore; Black mermaids already exist.
Brooks wrote countless edgy jokes over the years, but he doesn't regret any of them. He calls comedy his "delicious refuge" from the world. His memoir is All About Me! Originally broadcast in 2021.
Jerzy Skolimowski's thrillingly imaginative new film, EO, follows a former circus donkey on a journey across modern Europe. It's a strange, haunting epic that couldn't feel more of our moment.
The debates over on-screen representation and filmmaking's blind spots predate digital outrage. The new podcast Screening Ourselves digs into three Hollywood classics, The Godfather, The Color Purple and Basic Instinct, and how they each portrayed, and ignited, historically misrepresented groups.
Each week, the guests and hosts on NPR's Pop Culture Happy Hour share what's bringing them joy. This week: Dawnlands: A Novel, Addams Family Values, Wind of Change and Turnstile.
An engrossing new film focuses on New York Times journalists Megan Twohey and Jodi Kantor, whose reporting uncovered the crimes of Harvey Weinstein — and the vast network of people who enabled him.
Stuart Cinema & Cafe, New York's first Black Latina-owned movie theater, reinvented itself through the pandemic in order to survive. Now, it's ready to expand.
It's "a very sensual instrument," the parody artists insists. A new over-the-top "biopic" tells the story of Yankovic's life — sort of.
The movie Joyland, which features a love story between a married man and a transgender woman, is Pakistan's entry for next year's Academy Awards and caused controversy in Muslim-majority nation.