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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.
Thu, 12 Jan 2017 13:28:00 -0500Set in 1979 Santa Barbara, Mike Mills' new film is the story of a teenage boy and the three women who teach him about life. Critic John Powers calls it an "amusing, deeply-felt work."
Mon, 09 Jan 2017 16:33:25 -0500NPR's Audie Cornish talks to director Damien Chazelle about his latest film, La La Land, which is a modern version of 1930s Hollywood musicals.
Mon, 09 Jan 2017 13:54:00 -0500"He really wanted all his kids to go into acting because he loved it so much," Bridges says of his father. In Hell or High Water, Bridges plays an aging Texas ranger tracking two bank robbers.
Mon, 09 Jan 2017 13:39:45 -0500In this brief edition of Pop Culture Happy Hour, we talk about speeches, awards, Donald Glover's suit, Jimmy Fallon's monologue, and lots more.
Mon, 09 Jan 2017 05:01:00 -0500La La Land was a big winner at Sunday night's Golden Globe awards. So was Moonlight, and the TV series The People v. O.J. Simpson. Plus, the stars had plenty to say about President-elect Trump.
Mon, 09 Jan 2017 04:53:00 -0500Streep, a prominent progressive in the arts world, did not mention Trump by name when she criticized his remarks about a disabled reporter during the campaign, but her target was clear.