Mar 4, 2014 — Don't call this a "Wes Anderson film." No, with its mix of humor and darkness, the director's new movie is both familiar and quite different. Anderson and actor Ralph Fiennes talk about their process.
Mar 3, 2014 — 12 Years a Slave won Best Picture at the Oscars last night. In this encore broadcast, host Michel Martin speaks with actress Alfre Woodard about her work in the film.
Mar 3, 2014 — At the Oscars, 12 Years a Slave won Best Picture. Screenwriter John Ridley says the film sparked discussions about slavery's legacy. (This talk initially aired on Feb. 27, 2014, on Morning Edition.)
Mar 2, 2014 — The film 12 Years a Slave won Best Picture, while Gravity won seven awards, including for director Alfonso Cuaron. Matthew McConaughey and Cate Blanchett also took home Oscars.
Mar 2, 2014 — The French opera singer takes on the repertoire of a famous 18th-century castrato. Jaroussky cuts a masculine figure on the cover of his new album, but you might do a double take upon hearing it.
Mar 2, 2014 — When two lonely souls are connected through a misdelivered lunch box, they begin a romance by letters — and by food. Ritesh Batra, director of The Lunchbox, talks about his surprising love story.
Mar 2, 2014 — The documentary These Birds Walk is about great sadness in the very young. NPR's Jacki Lyden speaks to co-directors Omar Mullick and Bassam Tariq, who spent three years in Pakistan to make the film.
Mar 1, 2014 — The 89-year-old, Tony Award-winning Broadway star is the subject of a new documentary, Elaine Stritch: Shoot Me. She spoke with NPR's Scott Simon about seeing herself on screen.
Feb 27, 2014 — Last summer, the organization behind the Oscars elected its first African American president: film marketing executive Cheryl Boone Isaacs. She's been working to diversify a monochrome membership.
Feb 27, 2014 — John Ridley tells NPR's Michele Norris that while writing the screenplay, he always thought of his two sons. "My message was just about character," he says.