Jul 28, 2014 — George Takei is famous for his role as Mr. Sulu on Star Trek. Now a new documentary, To Be Takei, delves into his personal story — including growing up in Japanese internment camps, and coming out.
Jul 27, 2014 — Into funk-jazz-Latino-soul-psychedelic-metal music? Then check out Brownout's new album Brown Sabbath. NPR's Arun Rath speaks with bandleader Greg Gonzalez about the surprising mix of styles.
Jul 26, 2014 — Anton Corbijn directed Philip Seymour Hoffman in one of his final roles — playing a haggard German intelligence agent in the film adaptation of the John le Carré spy thriller A Most Wanted Man.
Jul 25, 2014 — Allen doesn't rehearse, and he isn't a big talker. But Firth pooh-poohs claims that he doesn't direct. He says Allen was a "very involved and meticulous director" while making Magic in the Moonlight.
Jul 20, 2014 — "There's nothing scarier than the neighbors," says Night of the Living Dead director George A. Romero. His latest zombie tale is a comic book set in New York City called The Empire of the Dead.
Jul 18, 2014 — Wish I Was Here follows a struggling actor and father of two whose breadwinning wife is starting to rethink her role. It's the first feature film Braff has directed since 2004's Garden State.
Jul 18, 2014 — Filmmakers Kate Davis and David Heilbroner discuss their new documentary The Newburgh Sting, which covers the FBI investigation and conviction of four American men for plotting an act of domestic terrorism.
Jul 18, 2014 — David Greene talks to actor Kurt Russell about the Portland Mavericks, a 1970s independent baseball team created by Kurt's father Bing. Battered Bastards is a documentary about the team.
Jul 15, 2014 — The new documentary, produced by Jeb Bush Jr., explores the topic of immigration reform through the lives of undocumented students who win an underwater robotics competition.
Jul 12, 2014 — Film director Richard Linklater's latest movie, Boyhood, was shot over 12 years. NPR's Tamara Keith speaks with the star of the film, Ellar Coltrane, who spent over a decade shooting the movie.