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Wed, 28 Sep 2016 09:00:28 -0400The movie titles of the late splatter-film director are evocative ... and wonderfully terrible. Can you tell them apart from the titles of some less-than-classic kids' books?
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 22:05:00 -0400The North Korean leader was so crazy about movies that he kidnapped a South Korean actress and director and forced them to work for him. The Lovers and the Despot tells their story.
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 16:41:00 -0400California Gov. Jerry Brown has signed a bill into law that will require websites like IMDB Pro to remove the ages of actors and others listed on the site if asked by them to do so.
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 13:11:00 -0400Peter Berg discusses his new film, which recreates the final hours of the oil rig that exploded and sank, causing the BP oil spill. Eleven rig workers died trying to prevent the disaster.
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 18:05:00 -0400Like her chess champion character, first-time film actress Madina Nalwanga grew up in a poor neighborhood in Uganda. She says co-star Lupita Nyong'o has been her guide to the world of moviemaking.
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 16:42:00 -0400NPR's Kelly McEvers talks to co-directors and husband and wife duo, Bonni Cohen and Jon Shenk, about their documentary, Audrie & Daisy. The documentary addresses the sexual assault — and ensuing social media shaming — of two high school girls.
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 15:47:02 -0400Critic David Edelstein says that despite its irresistible plot, Antoine Fuqua's remake of the 1960 classic Western is ultimately "just another formula revenge picture."
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 14:36:00 -0400The Magnificent Seven is a remake of a movie that's already a remake that's updated in both casting and body count.
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 05:07:00 -0400David Greene talks to Justin Chang about two movies out this week: the remake of The Magnificent Seven and the animated children's picture Storks. Chang is film critic for the Los Angeles Times.
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 17:00:24 -0400A Disney film about a Ugandan girl who becomes a chess champion hits familiar beats but evinces a nuanced understanding of extreme poverty and the societal forces that reinforce it.
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 17:00:24 -0400I Haven't Seen The First Six Yet! Director Antoine Fuqua remakes the classic 1960 Western; our critic calls it a "fun but nonessential" example of "high-grade pulp."
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 17:00:24 -0400Kate Winslet plays a woman with designs to punish the townsfolk who once wronged her in this tonally confused Australian comedy.
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 17:00:00 -0400The fascinating tale of a South Korean movie star and director kidnapped in the 1970s is dutifully recounted in a documentary that fails to explore several lingering questions.
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 17:00:00 -0400A new documentary focuses on a now-empty town near Jerusalem, the future of which is hotly contested.
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 14:43:55 -0400Hanson also directed The River Wild, The Hand That Rocks the Cradle, 8 Mile and the TV movie Too Big to Fail. He died Tuesday in Los Angeles at the age of 71. Originally broadcast in 1997.