We are marking 50 years of NPR with a look back at stories from the archive. For this collection, we take a look at our best stories on novelist, poet and activist James Baldwin.
In an exclusive interview with NPR, the IAC chairman laments the state of the movie industry, saying the rise in streaming has upended both the business model and the quality of films being made.
In the celebrated film Minari, Youn Yuh-jung plays Soon-ja, the grandmother of a young boy whose family has relocated to rural Arkansas. “I really understood this script deeply,” she told NPR.
Cullen Hoback followed the growth of QAnon for three years. He speaks with NPR about the dangerous conspiracy theory and his six-part series on HBO.
Director Lee Isaac Chung’s film is loosely based on his childhood. He tells NPR he’s not trying to refute the idea of the American dream, but to speak to the feeling of “maybe waking up from a dream.”
This year was quite bad for most movie theaters — but not bad at all for movies. NPR discusses what 2020 was like for the movie industry.
Actor Tom Cruise was caught on tape admonishing the crew for breaking safety protocols on the set of Mission: Impossible 7. NPR discusses the difficulties of moviemaking during the pandemic.
In an interview with NPR, the blockbuster director said the studio’s decision to stream movies on HBO Max on the day of their release will hurt the people who work in the movie industry.
The process of counting ballots has stressed out a lot of people this week. NPR’s movie critic says he’s been distracting himself from the election with cinematic counting.
The film that won the top prize at this year’s South by Southwest Film Festival is by all accounts a sweet and sunny college romance. NPR discusses the meaning behinds its quite explicit name.
In his public comments and in interviews with NPR, Chadwick Boseman both sought to inspire and to give thanks, particularly to young Black people.
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 comedian says he’s doing well under quarantine. He talked with NPR about comedy during a pandemic and his new Netflix standup special, 23 Hours to Kill. “Humor is an essential survival quantity.”
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