Gene Demby of NPR's Code Switch joins the panel to talk about Sean Baker's portrait of a six-year-old girl and the mother who tries to take care of her in a run-down Florida motel.
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After the letter she signed sparked a backlash, the French actress said she needs to provide "clarification," and denounced the "conservatives, racists and traditionalists" who have supported her.
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Ziad Doueiri's new Oscar-shortlisted film is about the religious and tribal divisions in contemporary Lebanon — and how a small altercation in Beirut can spiral out of control.
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Diane Kruger plays a German woman whose Turkish husband and young son are killed in a bomb attack. David Edelstein says that despite its crisp storytelling, Into The Fade is "a little disappointing."
This week's show takes a look at an emerging awards contender in the acting categories: I, Tonya, the semi-mockumentary retelling of the life of Tonya Harding, controversial figure skater.
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Vera Farmiga choo-choo-chooses Liam Neeson for a deadly assignment in this everyone's-a-suspect thriller set on a commuter train.
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In German-occupied France, guitarist Django Reinhardt (Reda Kateb) awakens to the horrors inflicted upon his people in this musically accomplished but "oversimplified, underfed and overburdened" film.
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Prolific French director Philippe Garrel's latest film once again tells an intimate tale of intersecting Parisian love lives in his signature, timeless manner.
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Trudie Stylar's coming-of-age film about a queer kid running for Homecoming Queen at his conservative private school is bright and stylized, if a bit thin on plot and characterization.
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In an age of cringeworthy kids'-movie sequels, Paddington 2 proves "a lovely yarn with effects that dazzle, slapstick segments that shine and accomplished British thespians who give their all."
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NPR's Kelly McEvers talks with USA Today's Andrea Mandell, who broke the story about Mark Walhberg being paid $1.5 million for the reshoot of All the Money in the World while his co-star, Michelle Williams, was paid less than $1,000.
Co-writers and co-directors Lee Unkrich and Adrian Molina spent six years creating their animated film about the Day of the Dead, the Mexican holiday Unkrich calls a time of "joyously remembering."
Several claims against Franco have surfaced on Twitter. In a TV appearance Tuesday, he rejected them — but he also said, "I can't live — if there's restitution to be made, I will make it."
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A debate is raging in France after prominent female actresses and performers penned an open letter, saying the fallout from the Harvey Weinstein scandal was hurting innocent men.
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Stories of sexual harassment and abuse in Hollywood inspired women at the 75th Golden Globes to wear black dresses. Among the night's winners: Lady Bird and Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri.
Recent stories of sexual harassment and abuse in Hollywood inspired black dresses and unexpected guests at the Golden Globes. In the actual awards races, Three Billboards, Ladybird, and Amazon scored.
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This year, industry reports of sexual harassment and abuse echoed on the red carpet. Some celebrities chose to wear black to convey their support for people who have reported misconduct.
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Aaron Sorkin's new movie Molly's Game tells the story of Molly Bloom, an Olympic skier who ends up in the world of underground poker. NPR's Michel Martin talks to the real-life Bloom about her story.
In the wake of the "MeToo" movement, NPR's Michel Martin asks New Yorker writer Dana Goodyear if Hollywood will change its attitude toward sexual harassment. Goodyear wrote about the industry's reckoning in her latest article for the magazine.