The film project, released Friday on Disney’s new streaming service, finds the star seeking out a shared history of Black excellence.
In a new film streaming on HBO Max, Rogen plays both a Polish immigrant who wakes up 100 years after falling into a pickle barrel and the great-grandson into whose modern life he emerges.
This mordantly funny horror film opens on a young woman who awakens with a terrifying premonition of doom. She Dies Tomorrow feels surprisingly in tune with our present moment of unease.
This year feels like a horror movie, and a select group of filmmakers have taken the pandemic as inspiration. “Quar-horror” ranges from homemade shorts on YouTube to a movie filmed entirely on Zoom.
NPR’s Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks to actor Louis Gossett, Jr. and director Sergio Navarretta about their movie, The Cuban, in which an Afghan refugee helps a Cuban musician with Alzheimer’s.
NPR’s Leila Fadel speaks with Jordan Fisher about his role as a teen dance choreographer in the new Netflix movie, Work It.
Amy Seimetz’s new movie, She Dies Tomorrow, captures the mood of the moment with moody atmospherics, hallucinatory flashes of color, and unsettling editing and humor.
Writer/director Amy Seimetz’s darkly, darkly comic meditation on the contagious nature of anxiety and paranoia plays with horror conventions while refusing to embrace the genre’s pulpy pleasures.
A new documentary chronicling the formation, rise and break-up of the iconic group hits all the familiar Behind the Music beats, but does so with a bracing, clear-eyed candor.
NPR’s David Greene talks to John Cleese, best known for being part of the Monty Python comedy troop, the TV series Fawlty Towers and the movie A Fish Called Wanda, about his virtual one-man show.
The project leapfrogged from last year’s Bey-curated soundtrack to The Lion King to now arriving on Disney’s new streaming service.
NPR’s Ailsa Chang talks with guitarist Charlotte Caffey and drummer Gina Schock of The Go-Go’s about the new documentary that charts the band’s rise to global stardom.
Bugs Bunny, the iconic cartoon character, made his official debut in the 1940 Oscar nominated short, The Wild Hare. The Looney Tunes standout was first voiced by actor Mel Blanc.
NPR’s Ari Shapiro talks with filmmaker Josephine Decker about her new film. Shirley is a fictionalized story about the real writer Shirley Jackson, the author of the short story “The Lottery.”
Outdoor movies have gained renewed popularity during the pandemic — 160 Walmart parking lots will become temporary drive-in movie theaters Saturday. NPR takes a look at the history of drive-in movies.
The actress is best remembered for her role in Gone With the Wind, but the two-time Oscar winner also won a landmark decision that gave artists creative independence from studios.
Rosamund Pike plays the Nobel Prize-winning scientist in the biopic Radioactive. She took chemistry lessons ahead of time, and says it was refreshing to prepare for a role by getting “mentally fit.”
Characters’ living spaces are infected with dark spirits and become inescapable prisons in two new movies. Amulet is an intensely creepy revenge thriller, while Relic explores the horrors of dementia.
Radioactive seems like a straightforward biopic of physicist Marie Curie at first. But it becomes more complicated as the director uses flash-forwards to illustrate the effects of Curie’s discoveries.
Ross was recognized as a natural performer from an early age. She essentially never stopped.
The new movie from the maker of Dunkirk and the Dark Knight Trilogy has been delayed yet again, with no new release date announced. This may end hopes of a Hollywood summer blockbuster season
NPR’s Steve Inskeep talks to actress and producer Erika Alexander about the new film — John Lewis: Good Trouble — about the civil rights legacy of the late Georgia congressman. He died last week.
NPR’s Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks with Andy Samberg about his new movie, Palm Springs. He plays a character trapped in a time loop and has to repeat a bad day over and over and over.
In a new HBO documentary, current and former child actors from Wil Wheaton to Todd Bridges to Evan Rachel Wood talk about abuse, money, work and finding your way as an adult.
A new documentary catalogs the rise of Lin-Manuel Miranda, Christopher Jackson and other members of the hip-hop group Freestyle Love Supreme in the mid-2000s before they became famous on Broadway.
“This climate that we’re in right now with our polarizing political views in this country, it was very similar in South Africa,” the star of The Old Guard says. Originally broadcast Dec. 16, 2019.
The lake in Pembroke, Virginia where Patrick Swayze lifted Jennifer Grey into the air in Dirty Dancing dried up after the movie came out. Now, 12 years later, it is filling up with water again.
Andy Samberg and Cristin Milioti play misfit wedding guests who are forced to repeat the same day over and over again in a fiendishly clever comedy reminiscent of Groundhog Day.
Temples in India are offering special prayers for Bollywood’s most famous actor Amitabh Bachchan. The 77-year-old is hospitalized in Mumbai with COVID-19.
Preston died after a two-year battle with breast cancer. She acted in various TV shows but rose to fame after her role in the 1988 Arnold Schwarzenegger and Danny DeVito comedy, Twins.