The Mexican filmmaker says seeing the 1931 Frankenstein as a child was like being “struck by a lightening bolt.” Del Toro’s latest film, Nightmare Alley, stars Bradley Cooper as a carnival grifter.
There’s a lot that unites these projects: high-profile stars playing people who fell from grace. Specifically, people who shared the trait of having been being ambitious when it came to money.
Scott Simon speaks with conductor Marin Alsop about the “The Conductor,” a new film tracing her storied life and career in classical music.
Activist Ady Barkan and director Nicholas Bruckman talked with NPR about the new documentary Not Going Quietly. It follows Barkan as he deals with ALS while also maintaining his activism.
Pop Culture Happy Hour’s Glen Weldon talks about the chart topping success of the song “We Don’t Talk About Bruno” from the new Disney film Encanto.