Chile's selection for the Oscar for foreign language film is admirable but arduous, following a story of defrocked priests living in a house together.
It's a show full of good tunes as we visit with the CW's Crazy Ex-Girlfriend and take a tour of the recent spate of televised live musicals (with more to come).
Yann Martel, author of The Life of Pi, conjures up three stories grounded in grief and magical realism in his latest novel, The High Mountains of Portugal.
The 17th film from the Coen Brothers stars George Clooney, Scarlett Johansson, Josh Brolin and lots more in a rollicking tale of old Hollywood.
Tumbledown, a romantic drama starring Rebecca Hall and Jason Sudeikis, follows a woman whose fierce efforts to defend her late husband's memory lead to co-writing his biography.
Rams, an Icelandic film that follows two feuding brothers through a crisis and a long winter, is an intense and tender tone piece that conveys deep and bitter loneliness.
Despite the success of the book Pride And Prejudice And Zombies, the adapted film does little to successfully marry the Jane Austen classic with anything interestingly scary.
Bee Wilson's new book, First Bite, examines how genetics, culture, memory and early feeding patterns influence the palate. She says babies are most open to new flavors between ages 4 and 7 months.
"Haikus with Hotties" is more than just a cheeky calendar — it's challenging the way Asian-American men are portrayed in the media.
When a renowned Brazilian writer mysteriously vanishes in Idra Novey's novel Ways to Disappear, her children and an American translator work to uncover the reason behind the writer's disappearance.
Chef Eric Ziebold discusses the high-stakes world of luxe cuisine in the wake of the death of Benoit Violier, a French Swiss chef who many said was the best in the world.
The Food Surgeon, a channel on YouTube, turns a camera and a doctor's operating tools on familiar foods. It's just art, says the guy behind the videos, a food-loving engineer in Seattle.
Comedian Louis C.K. is experimenting again with how he distributes programs. He has begun selling a comedy/drama series with a stellar cast online for $5 per episode. NPR explores the show and its business model.
The photographer has spent her career documenting all kinds of American identities. Her work tackles everything from parenthood and aging, to Elizabeth Taylor and San Francisco's S&M community.
Sundance may be just one part of a much bigger puzzle, but filmmakers of color say it has an important role to play.
At Wednesday's hearing, lawyers for the convicted murderer are set to present an alibi witness and inconsistencies in cellphone data — issues with his case that were revealed by the popular podcast.
With wit and subtle anecdote, Sayed Kashua explores the meaning of identity, prejudice and everyday life as an Arab-Israeli newspaper writer living in Jerusalem.
Once Morris Robinson dreamed of fame on the football field. Now, he's moving audiences across the world with the power of his voice, and changing the face of opera.
In the 1700s, steep taxes made tea too pricey for most. Smugglers like the notorious Hawkhurst Gang helped feed England's growing taste for tea, operating with a mix of popular support and fear.
Actor Courtney B. Vance plays lawyer Johnnie Cochran in the FX miniseries The People v. O.J. Simpson. "Finally, on the biggest stage, a black man worked the system," Vance says.