Screenwriter Abi Morgan's new movie focuses on the working-class women who fought for votes in the U.K. before World War I. She tells NPR she had no intention of making a polite British costume drama.
The singer joins Fresh Air for a conversation about her career and her relationship with photographer Robert Mapplethorpe. Smith's new memoir is M Train. Originally broadcast in 1996 and 2010.
A new film revisits a controversial 1961 social science experiment in which volunteer subjects were asked to administer electrical shocks to other human beings. David Edelstein reviews Experimenter.
On this week's show, Audie Cornish is with us to talk about the latest Steven Spielberg project and about the long career of its star.
Yotam Ottolengi and his head chef Ramael Scully discuss NOPI, their latest cookbook. It's named for the popular London restaurant that Ottolenghi owns and where Scully is head chef.
Yotam Ottolengi and his head chef Ramael Scully discuss NOPI, their latest cookbook, which is also the name of their popular London restaurant.
Performance artist Laurie Anderson creates a feature-length mixed-media collage dedicated to the peculiar qualities of grief.
If you can't appreciate Vin Diesel removing an evil bug from the face of Michael Caine, what do you have left to be happy about?
The live-action adaptation of Christy Marx's '80s cartoon staple wants desperately to appeal to teenagers who live online, but it has neither the energy nor the knowledge of the landscape to do it.
There could be some subversion in a comedy about a music manager trying to get a singer on the American Idol counterpart, Afghan Star, but in the end, there isn't.
On Wednesday, Sesame Street unveiled a new character, Julia, who has autism. The online-only narrative is part of a new initiative to help children understand the condition and to be more tolerant of it.
NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with director Barry Levinson about making his movie Rock the Kasbah. It's set mostly in Afghanistan, and stars Bill Murray as a hapless music manager who stumbles upon a Pashtun woman with a golden voice.
Little Julia stars in the digital storybook called "We're Amazing, 1,2,3."
Throughout her life, comedian Sarah Silverman has experienced varying degrees of depression, which she likens to a "chemical change." She plays a profoundly depressed woman in the film I Smile Back.