Polish filmmaker Agnieszka Holland, whose films explore fascism and communist oppression, is guest-directing the new season of House of Cards. Host Indira Lakshaman asks Holland about the political undercurrents in her work.
The Arrested Development actor makes his directorial debut with the film Hits, which explores how easy it is to become famous in our celebrity-obsessed culture.
Fifty Shades of Grey is expected to be a blockbuster — and the director, Sam Taylor-Johnson, is a relative unknown outside of the art world, where she's a star. NPR's Neda Ulaby has a profile.
The film is set in 1962 in Poland where director Pawel Pawlikowski lived until he was 14. Up for an Oscar for best foreign language film, Ida is about identity, faith, guilt and socialism.
Abderrahmane Sissako's film was inspired by the seizure of the Malian city by Islamist fighters in 2012. It has won international accolades with its lyrical beauty and critique of religious extremism.
When Randall Park realized how important the sitcom Fresh Off The Boat was going to be, he got cold feet — until the real-life Eddie Huang talked him down. Then came the storm over The Interview.
David Oyelowo talks about playing Martin Luther King Jr. in the Oscar-nominated film Selma — as well as the LBJ controversy, slavery and how he learned about what it's like to be black in America.
In Still Alice, Moore plays Alice Howland, a 50-year-old linguistics professor diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer's. Moore says she spent months meeting with people affected by the disease.
As the film's depiction of the Iraq War has come under scrutiny, Cooper, who portrays Navy SEAL Chris Kyle, says the discussion is moving away from "the fact that 22 vets commit suicide each day."