Nichols broke ground and paved the way for Black actors in Hollywood as Uhura. Her castmate George Takei wrote, “We lived long and prospered together.”
Let’s revisit some great performances — Cher! Nicholas Cage! Olympia Dukakis! — in the classic 1987 New York romance.
The Oscar winner had released a written apology earlier, but this time posted one on YouTube. He said his behavior, striking Rock in response to a joke, was unacceptable.
NPR’s Rachel Martin talks to actor B.J. Novak about starring in the new movie Vengeance. He also wrote the film’s screenplay and made his directorial debut.
Funerals for Ray Liotta, Paul Sorvino, James Caan, Paul Herman, and Tony Sirico — all in a few weeks. It’s the passing of a generation of Hollywood’s most celebrated “mobsters.”
The original blaster used in the first Star Wars film could break records when it goes up for auction next month. The futuristic weapon was wielded by Han Solo.
What happens when two studios are making the same movie and neither studio blinks?
NPR’s Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Dan Kois about his list of “The 50 Greatest Fictional Deaths of All Time” in Slate.
Filmmaker Bob Rafelson, a key figure in the 1970s New Hollywood movement and director of Five Easy Pieces, has died at 89 from lung cancer.
Specializing in playing cops and crooks, Sorvino was a mainstay in films and television.
Rafelson, who became an influential figure in the New Hollywood era of the 1970s, died on Saturday at his home in Aspen, Colo. He was 89.
Marvel Studios made the reveal at Comic-Con as part of a presentation that included first looks at other properties, like “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3” and “Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania.”
Movie theaters were struggling even before the pandemic. Scott Simon talks with reporter Matt Belloni about whether a blockbuster like the ‘Top Gun’ sequel means theaters are back.
Scenes from “The Seven Year Itch” and “101 Dalmatians” can transport you away from the sweltering weather outside. There are great documentary and animated options too.
NPR’s Juana Summers talks with actress Eva Reign, who stars in Billy Poter’s directorial debut, Anything’s Possible.
After tapping into the horrors lurking beneath the surface of American life in Get Out and Us, writer-director Peele ventures into alien sci-fi territory with his new thriller, Nope.
If you think you know what to expect with Nope based on the previews, you’re wrong.
Jordan Peele’s latest thriller, Nope, has been shrouded in secrecy, but the shroud comes off this weekend.
A new documentary series directed by Ethan Hawke is a close examination of the lives and careers of Paul Newman and Joanne Woodward, one of Hollywood’s most revered long marriages.
A new book by Jake Friedman documents a bitter strike in 1941 by Disney animators who wanted to unionize. The book is titled, The Disney Revolt: The Great Labor War of Animation’s Golden Age.
Resurfaced news about author Delia Owen may overshadow the film adaptation of ‘Where The Crawdads Sing’ her bestselling 2018 novel about a young woman raised in the marshes of North Carolina
Scott Simon speaks with Ron Shelton, who wrote and directed “Bull Durham.” Shelton’s new memoir about the movie is called “The Church of Baseball.”
Scott Simon speaks with actor Lesley Manville about her latest movie, “Mrs. Harris Goes to Paris.” She plays a London housekeeper on an adventure to buy a Christian Dior dress.
Scott Simon speaks with Kate Holden of Cork, Ireland; Kristan McMahon of Lakewood, N.Y.; and April Price of Erie, Colo. about “The Big Lebowski,” which they all just watched for the first time.
Hannah Marks directs John Cho and Mia Isaac in Amazon’s new film Don’t Make Me Go, a comedic but melancholy story of a father and daughter’s road trip across America.
Gosling plays an assassin being chased by other assassins. That sounds exciting, but it isn’t; it’s a pileup of self-admiring one-liners and insanely violent but weirdly inconsequential action scenes.
The action-packed thriller starring Ryan Gosling and Chris Evans is clever, stylish and fun to watch. But it’s still missing something essential.
A widowed cleaning lady in 1950s London sets her heart on a designer dress in this charm-filled adaptation of Paul Gallico’s 1958 novel.
NPR’s Juana Summers talks with soccer great Briana Scurry about The Only, a new Paramount+ documentary about her stardom and struggles after the U.S. Women’s Soccer’s historic 1999 World Cup win.
NPR’s Juana Summers talks with soccer great Brianna Scurry about The Only, a new Paramount+ documentary about her stardom and struggles after the U.S. Women’s Soccer’s historic 1999 World Cup win.