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.
Friday is the premiere of a float-in theater. People can sit in boats on the Seine, watching a floating big screen. They’ll watch a French comedy about men who start a synchronized swimming team.
Last year, Chelsea Handler made a Netflix documentary called Hello, Privilege. It’s Me, Chelsea, in which she explored white privilege. She asks how to be a better white person to people of color.
The Emmy-winning actress is the executive producer of Disclosure, a new documentary on trans representation in Hollywood. Trans people were on film as early as 1914, but often misrepresented.
NPR’s Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks to Cristina Costantini and Kareem Tabsch about their new Netflix documentary, Mucho Mucho Amor, that looks at the legacy of the famed astrologer Walter Mercado.
NPR’s Michel Martin speaks with filmmaker Dawn Porter about her latest film, John Lewis: Good Trouble.
The romantic comedy starring Andy Samberg and Cristin Milioti finds two people connecting at a wedding and getting a lot more than they bargained for.