Last Build Date: Thu, 19 Jan 2017 17:00:24 -0500Copyright: Copyright 2017 NPR - For Personal Use Only
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 17:00:24 -0500The latest film by writer/director Alain Guiraudie (Stranger by the Lake) is a brutally frank meditation on polymorphous carnality in rural southern France.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 17:00:24 -0500A 49-year-old Vin Diesel returns to the hugely unlikely franchise that he and director Rob Cohen launched in 2002. Because sometimes only an "extreme-sports/black-ops squad" can save the world.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 17:00:24 -0500In this wordless film, a man stranded on a tropical island struggles against the forces of nature to leave — until those same forces provide a reason to stay.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 17:00:23 -0500As the businessman who built a network of McDonald's franchises while nastily — and gleefully — disenfranchising his business partners, Keaton exudes a sleazy brio.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 16:27:00 -0500The Sundance Film Festival begins Thursday night in Park City, Utah. Some of the themes that have emerged for this year's festival include climate change, Syria and coming-of-age films.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 17:08:00 -0500Most musicals that close after 16 performances barely prompt memories, let alone documentaries. But Merrily We Roll Along rolled along so bizarrely, it became the stuff of Broadway legend.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 04:58:00 -0500No woman made the list of nominations for the Director's Guild of America's top prize. A report from San Diego State University shows not much progress has been made for female directors in Hollywood.
Fri, 13 Jan 2017 13:15:00 -0500Puri, who died last Friday in Mumbai, appeared in more than 300 movies, including the British film, My Son the Fanatic. Originally broadcast in 2000.
Fri, 13 Jan 2017 13:15:00 -0500The German film centers on a prankster father who barges into the life of his business consultant daughter. Critic David Edelstein says Toni Erdmann keeps you guessing — in a good way.
Fri, 13 Jan 2017 07:00:09 -0500This week, the women of NASA and the women of a Netflix reboot both get lots of attention, and we close the show with what's making us happy this week.
Fri, 13 Jan 2017 05:02:00 -0500Disney and Bollywood teamed up to make the movie 'Dangal,' based on a real-life wrestling success story.
Thu, 12 Jan 2017 17:00:09 -0500Idris Elba stars in a London-set ensemble drama our critic calls "soapy, rote stuff," but it's representative of the new generation of filmmakers taking Britain's multiracial society as their subject.
Thu, 12 Jan 2017 17:00:09 -0500The third collaboration between director Peter Berg and actor Mark Wahlberg offers a detail-rich and nuanced examination of the 2013 bombing and its chaotic aftermath.
Thu, 12 Jan 2017 17:00:09 -0500Betsy Brandt plays a woman whose husband goes missing in this underwritten, willfully ambiguous film from writer-directors Lisa Robinson and Annie J. Howell.
Thu, 12 Jan 2017 17:00:00 -0500Brendan Gleeson and Emma Thompson deliver strong performances, but director Vincent Perez's staid historical drama swathes its subjects' radical actions in too much art-house-reverence.