Posted: 2020-08-03 09:02:57
This year feels like a horror movie, and a select group of filmmakers have taken the pandemic as inspiration. "Quar-horror" ranges from homemade shorts on YouTube to a movie filmed entirely ...
Posted: 2020-08-03 09:00:59
By the end of the HBO docuseries, you may not know much more about the case writer Michelle McNamara pursued until her death. But you will know more about the price of that pursuit....
BuzzFeed Reporter On 'Ellen Show' A...

BuzzFeed Reporter On 'Ellen Show' Allegations Of Sexual Misconduct, Harassment


NPR's David Folkenflik speaks with journalist Krystie Lee Yandoli about the multiple allegations of workplace harassment and a toxic culture at The Ellen DeGeneres Show....
Posted: 2020-08-02 09:05:00
BuzzFeed Reporter On 'Ellen Show' Allegations Of Sexual Misconduct, Harassment
NPR's David Folkenflik speaks with journalist Krystie Lee Yandoli about the multiple allegations of workplace harassment and a toxic culture at The Ellen DeGeneres Show....
Kermit And The Gang Return In New Disney+ Sho...

Kermit And The Gang Return In New Disney+ Show, 'Muppets Now'


NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks to Kermit the Frog (YES! Kermit!) about his new Disney Plus show, Muppets Now....
Posted: 2020-08-02 12:02:00
Kermit And The Gang Return In New Disney+ Show, 'Muppets Now'
NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks to Kermit the Frog (YES! Kermit!) about his new Disney Plus show, Muppets Now....
Louis Gossett Jr. And Sergio Navarretta Find ...

Louis Gossett Jr. And Sergio Navarretta Find Connection In 'The Cuban'


NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks to actor Louis Gossett, Jr. and director Sergio Navarretta about their movie, The Cuban, in which an Afghan refugee helps a Cuban musician with Alzheimer's....
Posted: 2020-08-02 12:02:00
Louis Gossett Jr. And Sergio Navarretta Find Connection In 'The Cuban'
NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks to actor Louis Gossett, Jr. and director Sergio Navarretta about their movie, The Cuban, in which an Afghan refugee helps a Cuban musician with Alzheimer's....

Posted: 2020-08-02 07:00:09
The actor, who became an Internet sensation for his pronunciation of "diabetes" in a Liberty Mutual ad, died Saturday morning at a Utah hospital....
Posted: 2020-08-01 11:54:00
NPR's Leila Fadel speaks with Jordan Fisher about his role as a teen dance choreographer in the new Netflix movie, Work It....
Black And White Emmy Nominations Prompt #Lati...

Black And White Emmy Nominations Prompt #LatinosAreOnTVToo


While the 2020 Emmy nominations announced this week were notable for the number of Black shows and creators, they were woefully lacking representation of Latinx talent....
Posted: 2020-07-31 09:00:42
Black And White Emmy Nominations Prompt #LatinosAreOnTVToo
While the 2020 Emmy nominations announced this week were notable for the number of Black shows and creators, they were woefully lacking representation of Latinx talent....
Movie 'She Dies Tomorrow' Reviewed...

Movie 'She Dies Tomorrow' Reviewed


Amy Seimetz's new movie, She Dies Tomorrow, captures the mood of the moment with moody atmospherics, hallucinatory flashes of color, and unsettling editing and humor....
Posted: 2020-07-31 08:10:00
Movie 'She Dies Tomorrow' Reviewed
Amy Seimetz's new movie, She Dies Tomorrow, captures the mood of the moment with moody atmospherics, hallucinatory flashes of color, and unsettling editing and humor....
'Muppets Now' Proves: It's Not...

'Muppets Now' Proves: It's Not Easy To Capture The Old Muppet Magic


A new comedy from The Muppets Studio features familiar characters and a few new ones. But the Disney+ series isn't nearly as funny as the original — and many of its sketches go on too long...
Posted: 2020-07-31 06:04:07
'Muppets Now' Proves: It's Not Easy To Capture The Old Muppet Magic
A new comedy from The Muppets Studio features familiar characters and a few new ones. But the Disney+ series isn't nearly as funny as the original — and many of its sketches go on too long...

Posted: 2020-07-31 06:04:07
The Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? host, who died July 24, held the Guinness World Record for clocking more hours on camera than anyone else in the history of TV. Originally broadcast in 201...
Posted: 2020-07-31 03:08:57
Three of the show's executive producers have been accused of sexual misconduct among complaints made by 36 former staffers to BuzzFeed News. DeGeneres has apologized and pledged change....
'She Dies Tomorrow' Is A Mood...

'She Dies Tomorrow' Is A Mood


Writer/director Amy Seimetz's darkly, darkly comic meditation on the contagious nature of anxiety and paranoia plays with horror conventions while refusing to embrace the genre's pulpy pleas...
Posted: 2020-07-31 11:01:26
'She Dies Tomorrow' Is A Mood
Writer/director Amy Seimetz's darkly, darkly comic meditation on the contagious nature of anxiety and paranoia plays with horror conventions while refusing to embrace the genre's pulpy pleas...
Showtime's 'The Go-Go's' ...

Showtime's 'The Go-Go's' Documentary Breaks The Seal


A new documentary chronicling the formation, rise and break-up of the iconic group hits all the familiar Behind the Music beats, but does so with a bracing, clear-eyed candor....
Posted: 2020-07-31 10:04:00
Showtime's 'The Go-Go's' Documentary Breaks The Seal
A new documentary chronicling the formation, rise and break-up of the iconic group hits all the familiar Behind the Music beats, but does so with a bracing, clear-eyed candor....
Showtime's 'The Go-Go's' ...

Showtime's 'The Go-Go's' Documentary Breaks The Seal


A new documentary chronicling the formation, rise and break-up of the iconic group hits all the familiar Behind the Music beats, but does so with a bracing, clear-eyed candor....
Posted: 2020-07-31 10:04:00
Showtime's 'The Go-Go's' Documentary Breaks The Seal
A new documentary chronicling the formation, rise and break-up of the iconic group hits all the familiar Behind the Music beats, but does so with a bracing, clear-eyed candor....

Posted: 2020-07-31 09:11:00
NPR's David Greene talks to John Cleese, best known for being part of the Monty Python comedy troop, the TV series Fawlty Towers and the movie A Fish Called Wanda, about his virtual one-man ...
Posted: 2020-07-31 09:11:00
NPR's David Greene talks to John Cleese, best known for being part of the Monty Python comedy troop, the TV series Fawlty Towers and the movie A Fish Called Wanda, about his virtual one-man ...
Beyonce's Visual Ode, 'Black Is Kin...

Beyonce's Visual Ode, 'Black Is King,' Arrives


The project leapfrogged from last year's Bey-curated soundtrack to The Lion King to now arriving on Disney's new streaming service....
Posted: 2020-07-31 07:00:56
Beyonce's Visual Ode, 'Black Is King,' Arrives
The project leapfrogged from last year's Bey-curated soundtrack to The Lion King to now arriving on Disney's new streaming service....
'The Go-Go's' Documentary Offe...

'The Go-Go's' Documentary Offers A Look At The All-Female Band's Journey To Stardom


NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with guitarist Charlotte Caffey and drummer Gina Schock of The Go-Go's about the new documentary that charts the band's rise to global stardom....
Posted: 2020-07-30 08:19:00
'The Go-Go's' Documentary Offers A Look At The All-Female Band's Journey To Stardom
NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with guitarist Charlotte Caffey and drummer Gina Schock of The Go-Go's about the new documentary that charts the band's rise to global stardom....
HBO's 'Weight Of Gold' Examine...

HBO's 'Weight Of Gold' Examines Olympians' Psychological Struggles


A new HBO documentary explores the mental health challenges of Olympic athletes. The Weight Of Gold is deep and revealing. It is also problematically not diverse....
Posted: 2020-07-29 09:04:00
HBO's 'Weight Of Gold' Examines Olympians' Psychological Struggles
A new HBO documentary explores the mental health challenges of Olympic athletes. The Weight Of Gold is deep and revealing. It is also problematically not diverse....

Posted: 2020-07-29 09:01:03
The Boston-born, Los Angeles-based rapper does it all in this performance for our Tiny Desk quarantine series....
Posted: 2020-07-28 10:03:19
A bubbly daytime talk show with a "be kind" ethos faces accusations of toxic workplace behavior off set, including firings of staff who took medical or bereavement leave as well as racist co...
The Emmy Nominations: Six Things To Know...

The Emmy Nominations: Six Things To Know


Netflix wins big, Watchmen gets the love it deserves, and other notes on Tuesday's Emmy nominations in this unusual season....
Posted: 2020-07-28 05:28:44
The Emmy Nominations: Six Things To Know
Netflix wins big, Watchmen gets the love it deserves, and other notes on Tuesday's Emmy nominations in this unusual season....
What's Up, Doc? Bugs Bunny's Age. C...

What's Up, Doc? Bugs Bunny's Age. Cartoon Rabbit Turns 80


Bugs Bunny, the iconic cartoon character, made his official debut in the 1940 Oscar nominated short, The Wild Hare. The Looney Tunes standout was first voiced by actor Mel Blanc....
Posted: 2020-07-28 11:24:00
What's Up, Doc? Bugs Bunny's Age. Cartoon Rabbit Turns 80
Bugs Bunny, the iconic cartoon character, made his official debut in the 1940 Oscar nominated short, The Wild Hare. The Looney Tunes standout was first voiced by actor Mel Blanc....
What's Up, Doc? Bugs Bunny's Age. C...

What's Up, Doc? Bugs Bunny's Age. Cartoon Rabbit Turns 80


Bugs Bunny, the iconic cartoon character, made his official debut in the 1940 Oscar nominated short, The Wild Hare. The Looney Tunes standout was first voiced by actor Mel Blanc....
Posted: 2020-07-28 11:24:00
What's Up, Doc? Bugs Bunny's Age. Cartoon Rabbit Turns 80
Bugs Bunny, the iconic cartoon character, made his official debut in the 1940 Oscar nominated short, The Wild Hare. The Looney Tunes standout was first voiced by actor Mel Blanc....

Posted: 2020-07-28 09:02:00
The fifth and final season of Last Chance U — Netflix's verité series — is its best. It follows the football team at Laney College in Oakland, Calif., through a rocky season....
Posted: 2020-07-28 09:00:39
Thao is joined by two cellists in this remarkable set for our Tiny Desk quarantine series....
The Rise, The Fall And The New Rise Of Drive-...

The Rise, The Fall And The New Rise Of Drive-In Movie Theaters


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 driv...
Posted: 2020-07-27 08:06:00
The Rise, The Fall And The New Rise Of Drive-In Movie Theaters
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 driv...
Josephine Decker Releases A New Film About Th...

Josephine Decker Releases A New Film About The Horror Writer Shirley Jackson


NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with filmmaker Josephine Decker about her new film. Shirley is a fictionalized story about the real writer Shirley Jackson, the author of the short story "The Lottery...
Posted: 2020-07-27 08:06:00
Josephine Decker Releases A New Film About The Horror Writer Shirley Jackson
NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with filmmaker Josephine Decker about her new film. Shirley is a fictionalized story about the real writer Shirley Jackson, the author of the short story "The Lottery...
Lucinda Williams: Tiny Desk (Home) Concert...

Lucinda Williams: Tiny Desk (Home) Concert


Lucinda Williams and her guitar mate, Stuart Mathis, set up shop for a Tiny Desk home concert at Thirty Tigers' headquarters in Nashville....
Posted: 2020-07-27 02:00:03
Lucinda Williams: Tiny Desk (Home) Concert
Lucinda Williams and her guitar mate, Stuart Mathis, set up shop for a Tiny Desk home concert at Thirty Tigers' headquarters in Nashville....

Posted: 2020-07-26 04:38:59
The actress is best remembered for her role in Gone with the Wind, but the two-time Oscar winner also won a landmark decision that gave artists creative independence from studios....
Posted: 2020-07-26 11:45:00
Philbin rose to fame with the nationally syndicated program Live with Regis and Kathie Lee, and enjoyed continuing success as host of Who Wants to be a Millionaire. He would have been 89 in ...
Netflix's 'Indian Matchmaking'...

Netflix's 'Indian Matchmaking' Is The Talk Of India — And Not In A Good Way


The TV series, which debuted on the streaming service this month, has sparked debates about colorism, classism and caste-ism....
Posted: 2020-07-26 11:01:09
Netflix's 'Indian Matchmaking' Is The Talk Of India — And Not In A Good Way
The TV series, which debuted on the streaming service this month, has sparked debates about colorism, classism and caste-ism....
The Modern All-Stars: A Newport Jazz Festival...

The Modern All-Stars: A Newport Jazz Festival Special


Hear a power hour of all-stars with some of the best sets to come out of the modern era of the Newport Jazz Festival, featuring Herbie Hancock, Roy Hargrove, Cécile McLorin Salvant and more...
Posted: 2020-07-25 12:00:28
The Modern All-Stars: A Newport Jazz Festival Special
Hear a power hour of all-stars with some of the best sets to come out of the modern era of the Newport Jazz Festival, featuring Herbie Hancock, Roy Hargrove, Cécile McLorin Salvant and more...
Like Her 'Radioactive' Elements, Ma...

Like Her 'Radioactive' Elements, Marie Curie Didn't 'Behave' As Expected


Rosamund Pike plays the Nobel Prize-winning scientist in the biopic Radioactive. She took chemistry lessons ahead of time, and says it was refreshing to prepare for a role by getting "mental...
Posted: 2020-07-25 11:57:00
Like Her 'Radioactive' Elements, Marie Curie Didn't 'Behave' As Expected
Rosamund Pike plays the Nobel Prize-winning scientist in the biopic Radioactive. She took chemistry lessons ahead of time, and says it was refreshing to prepare for a role by getting "mental...

Posted: 2020-07-24 08:16:00
Netflix's Floor Is Lava is an obstacle-course competition show premised on a children's game. It's like American Ninja Warrior meets Honey, I Shrunk The Kids — but with pits of "lava" to a...
Posted: 2020-07-24 04:30:20
Hear historic music from the Newport Jazz Festival, hand-picked by Christian McBride. Tune in to rare sets from Ray Charles, Cannonball Adderley, Sarah Vaughan, Duke Ellington and Louis Arms...
Terrific New Thrillers 'Amulet' And...

Terrific New Thrillers 'Amulet' And 'Relic' Explore Terrors Lurking Within The Home


Characters' living spaces are infected with dark spirits and become inescapable prisons in two new movies. Amulet is an intensely creepy revenge thriller, while Relic explores the horrors of...
Posted: 2020-07-24 02:43:06
Terrific New Thrillers 'Amulet' And 'Relic' Explore Terrors Lurking Within The Home
Characters' living spaces are infected with dark spirits and become inescapable prisons in two new movies. Amulet is an intensely creepy revenge thriller, while Relic explores the horrors of...
More Epic Than You May Think: Marie Curie...

More Epic Than You May Think: Marie Curie's Biopic, 'Radioactive,' Reviewed


Radioactive seems like a straightforward biopic of physicist Marie Curie at first. But it becomes more complicated as the director uses flash-forwards to illustrate the effects of Curie's di...
Posted: 2020-07-23 08:12:00
More Epic Than You May Think: Marie Curie's Biopic, 'Radioactive,' Reviewed
Radioactive seems like a straightforward biopic of physicist Marie Curie at first. But it becomes more complicated as the director uses flash-forwards to illustrate the effects of Curie's di...
The Golden Age: A Newport Jazz Festival Speci...

The Golden Age: A Newport Jazz Festival Special


Hear an unforgettable lineup of music from the Newport Jazz Festival, hand-picked by Christian McBride. Check out rare sets from the Clifford Brown/Max Roach Quintet, Dave Brubeck and Horace...
Posted: 2020-07-23 05:48:03
The Golden Age: A Newport Jazz Festival Special
Hear an unforgettable lineup of music from the Newport Jazz Festival, hand-picked by Christian McBride. Check out rare sets from the Clifford Brown/Max Roach Quintet, Dave Brubeck and Horace...

Posted: 2020-07-23 09:01:00
The premise of the Netflix game show may be simple, but the gurgling goop is not. The magma is the result of months of work by Hollywood's top slime manufacturers. Fun fact: It smells like b...
Posted: 2020-07-22 04:26:22
Ross was recognized as a natural performer from an early age. She essentially never stopped....
'I May Destroy You' Let Michaela Co...

'I May Destroy You' Let Michaela Coel Explore Dangerous Areas In A Safe Place


In the HBO drama, a young woman is drugged and sexually assaulted — and then must piece together what happened to her. Coel wrote, directed and stars in the show, which is based on her own...
Posted: 2020-07-22 04:19:16
'I May Destroy You' Let Michaela Coel Explore Dangerous Areas In A Safe Place
In the HBO drama, a young woman is drugged and sexually assaulted — and then must piece together what happened to her. Coel wrote, directed and stars in the show, which is based on her own...
Watch Party: The Joshua Redman Quartet's...

Watch Party: The Joshua Redman Quartet's 'RoundAgain' Reunion Concert


Before Joshua Redman, Brad Mehldau, Christian McBride and Brian Blade recorded their new studio album, RoundAgain, they recorded this special hour-long concert video....
Posted: 2020-07-22 12:00:11
Watch Party: The Joshua Redman Quartet's 'RoundAgain' Reunion Concert
Before Joshua Redman, Brad Mehldau, Christian McBride and Brian Blade recorded their new studio album, RoundAgain, they recorded this special hour-long concert video....
Nilüfer Yanya: Tiny Desk (Home) Concert...

Nilüfer Yanya: Tiny Desk (Home) Concert


After performing for us last year, Nilüfer Yanya rejoins the Tiny Desk team from afar, performing three works from her last album and debuting a new song....
Posted: 2020-07-22 09:00:41
Nilüfer Yanya: Tiny Desk (Home) Concert
After performing for us last year, Nilüfer Yanya rejoins the Tiny Desk team from afar, performing three works from her last album and debuting a new song....

Posted: 2020-07-21 11:48:38
The singer and songwriter plays four new songs from his home in Cornwall, accompanied by a modular synthesizer and fronted by Adams' gifted falsetto....
Posted: 2020-07-21 09:04:00
The Jeopardy! host didn't plan to write an autobiography. "I'm just a quiz show host who's been doing the same job for 36 years," he says. But writing the book gave him "a great deal of sati...
In 'The Answer Is ...' Jeopardy! Ho...

In 'The Answer Is ...' Jeopardy! Host Alex Trebek Carefully Curates His Responses


In his new memoir, the TV icon reflects on his cancer diagnosis and presents brief, sometimes compelling glimpses into his history, as he aims to convince the world he's just an average guy....
Posted: 2020-07-21 08:00:02
In 'The Answer Is ...' Jeopardy! Host Alex Trebek Carefully Curates His Responses
In his new memoir, the TV icon reflects on his cancer diagnosis and presents brief, sometimes compelling glimpses into his history, as he aims to convince the world he's just an average guy....
Christopher Nolan's Sci-Fi Thriller ...

Christopher Nolan's Sci-Fi Thriller 'Tenet' Delayed Indefinitely


The new movie from the maker of Dunkirk and the Dark Knight Trilogy has been delayed yet again, with no new release date announced. This may end hopes of a Hollywood summer blockbuster seaso...
Posted: 2020-07-21 12:46:18
Christopher Nolan's Sci-Fi Thriller 'Tenet' Delayed Indefinitely
The new movie from the maker of Dunkirk and the Dark Knight Trilogy has been delayed yet again, with no new release date announced. This may end hopes of a Hollywood summer blockbuster seaso...
Documentary Honors Civil Rights Leader Rep. J...

Documentary Honors Civil Rights Leader Rep. John Lewis


NPR's Steve Inskeep talks to actress and producer Erika Alexander about the new film — John Lewis: Good Trouble — about the civil rights legacy of the late Georgia congressman. He died l...
Posted: 2020-07-20 09:01:27
Documentary Honors Civil Rights Leader Rep. John Lewis
NPR's Steve Inskeep talks to actress and producer Erika Alexander about the new film — John Lewis: Good Trouble — about the civil rights legacy of the late Georgia congressman. He died l...