Actor Chadwick Boseman died after battling colon cancer at the age of 43. Film-goers comment on his pivotal role as a Black actor in films that depicted Black heroes and superheroes.
In his public comments and in interviews with NPR, Chadwick Boseman both sought to inspire and to give thanks, particularly to young Black people.
Maite Alberdi’s new documentary, The Mole Agent, is set in a nursing home. NPR’s Debbie Elliott talks to the Chilean director about her spy thriller featuring an 83-year old sleuth.
Actor Chadwick Boseman, who starred in Black Panther and many other films, has died at the age of 43.
Actor Chadwick Boseman has died of cancer. He played James Brown, Jackie Robinson and Thurgood Marshall, but may have been best known for starring in Marvel’s Black Panther.
NPR’s Scott Simon talks to actor Charlie Plummer about his new movie, Words on Bathroom Walls.
It might not be a great film, but the nostalgic draw of the guileless Bill S. Preston Esquire and Ted “Theodore” Logan has never been stronger.
Satirist, director and the creator of Veep, Armando Iannucci does Charles Dickens in The Personal History Of David Copperfield. And NPR’s critic says there’s a lot that’s unexpected in the movie.
The documentary Class Action Park tells the story of a New Jersey theme park that was widely beloved, successful and extremely dangerous.
The sci-fi thriller Tenet was originally slated to open in July, but the studio repeatedly rescheduled the film’s release while the coronavirus pandemic shuttered cinemas around the globe.
Following the indictment of former Trump advisor Steve Bannon, NPR’s Michel Martin speaks with Alison Klayman, director of a documentary that follows Bannon’s exploits in far-right fundraising.
Thirty years after they befriended Napoleon and beat the Grim Reaper in a game of Battleship, Bill S. Preston (Esq.) and Ted “Theodore” Logan are back — older, but not necessarily any wiser.
NPR’s Scott Simon speaks with director Armando Iannucci about his film, The Personal History of David Copperfield, based on the Charles Dickens classic. The movie debuts in the U.S. on August 28.
The new Russell Crowe film is out and a theater owners’ group launches a public awareness campaign dubbed “CinemaSafe,” meant to ease moviegoer’s coronavirus fears.
Freedom Summer, now streaming on PBS, focuses on the 1964 movement to get Black people to vote in Mississippi. Director Stanley Nelson and organizer Charles Cobb discussed the film in 2014.
Ethan Hawke plays the famed Serbian American inventor in a new film that reminds us what a modern creature Tesla was — a figure from the past who never stopped pointing the way to the future.
Tesla is a thoroughly eccentric biopic starring Ethan Hawke as the electrical engineer Nikola Tesla, a rival of Thomas Edison’s.
Most non-English films made outside the U.S. are inaccessible to many of the 26.9 million visually impaired Americans. “Dubbing just tells us the dialogue,” one disability rights activist explains.
A new documentary shows how the CIA and Britain’s MI6 engineered the forcible removal of Iranian Prime Minister Mohammad Mosaddegh. The 1953 coup continues to rattle history to this day.
Unhinged, a road rage movie starring Russell Crowe, will be the first new movie to open nationally in theaters since the coronavirus pandemic began.
NPR’s Leila Fadel speaks with Amanda McBaine and Jesse Moss, directors of the documentary Boys State.
The Korean film Parasite is the first foreign language film to win an Oscar for Best Picture. But vision-impaired moviegoers here can’t enjoy it because it’s not available with audio description.
What would happen if a pill could give you superpowers for five minutes? Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Dominique Fishback play characters working together in Netflix’s Project Power.
Boys State documentary explores how a group of Texas teens participated in the American Legion program to learn about democracy by organizing political parties and running a mock government.
A new documentary follows 2018’s Texas Boys State, a week-long summer experiment in which teens form their own representative democracy. The mock election highlights flaws of the real-life system.
People who are blind spend a lot of time listening to words. So much that they often prefer to listen at faster speeds, including for TV shows.
Unlimited candy, a closet full of denim clothing, and all the VHS movies you can watch. You can spend a night in this blast from the past if you rent the Blockbuster in Bend, Ore., on Airbnb.
“Female characters are not [usually] the center of the story,” filmmaker Gina Prince-Bythewood says. Her new movie follows a diverse group of world-weary warriors who’ve been alive for centuries.
Esther Ngumbi, a professor from Kenya, and Ifeanyi Nsofor, a doctor in Nigeria, react to the megastar’s movie-length music video — and to criticism from other Africans.
Nuclear weapons have given Hollywood a host of dramatic plot possibilities, from the threat of nuclear war, to wholesale destruction, to over the top fireworks.