Jefferson Mays, seated center, with the cast during a performance of A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder. Tuesday morning, the show received 10 Tony nominations.
Joan Marcus/AP/The O+M Company
April 29, 2014 The musical about inheritance and murder leads the nominations, but there are also familiar faces including Neil Patrick Harris and Bryan Cranston.
April 25, 2014 We take the opportunity of John Oliver's new HBO show to chat about political and topical comedy and the news cycle. Then, Glen delivers a very difficult quiz about a guy in a cape.
<iframe src="http://www.npr.org/player/embed/306746914/306747711" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
Paul Walker stars in Brick Mansions.
April 24, 2014 'Brick Mansions,' a completely inessential remake of the French film District B13, follows a war of good guys and gangsters up and down the walls of a hypothetical Detroit under siege.
Leslie Mann, Nicki Minaj, Cameron Diaz and Kate Upton have nothing to do in The Other Woman.
Barry Wetcher/Twentieth Century Fox
April 24, 2014 A film that seems designed to demonstrate the dire circumstances in which funny women can still find themselves, The Other Woman is a grotesque pantomime of female empowerment.
The Simpsons enters the world of Lego in the upcoming episode "Brick Like Me."
April 23, 2014 Fox has started releasing images from an upcoming episode of The Simpsons that renders the family in Lego pieces. And as always, all rights are carefully reserved.
Zoe Kazan is Rebecca, an unhappily married woman with another guy on her mind in In Your Eyes.
Bellwether Pictures/Tribeca Film Festival
April 22, 2014 In Your Eyes, written by Joss Whedon, has been sprung on the world as an on-demand stream available for five dollars. While its romantic tale of telepathy has promise, the execution is a letdown.
Teyonah Parris as Dawn Chambers, whose future changed quite a bit on Sunday night's Mad Men.
April 21, 2014 Sunday night's episode capitalized at last on the show's notoriously ambivalent, slow-burning approach to paying any attention to race.
Kevin Costner warms up to pitch in the 1989 film Field Of Dreams.
The Kobal Collection
April 20, 2014 Sports movies seem to have made a strange turn from focusing on players to focusing on agents and managers. It makes for a sad progression from magical realism to yelling about money.
April 19, 2014 A look back at the seminal teen flick reveals a surprisingly deep and romantic story. This story originally aired on All Things Considered on April 13, 2014.
<iframe src="http://www.npr.org/player/embed/304896479/304896480" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
Kerry Washington, Shonda Rhimes and Jim Rash chat about how Scandal is written on Sundance's The Writers' Room.
JC Dhien/Sundance Channel
April 18, 2014 The chatty Sundance show The Writers' Room sheds a little light on how some of TV's more popular shows are brought into being.
We're all in agreement that Alison (Tatiana Maslany) is our favorite Orphan Black character. Here, she hangs out with Felix (Jordan Gavaris) and Donnie (Kristian Bruun).
April 18, 2014 On this week's round-table podcast, we talk about BBC America's popular drama and delve into the dream sequence, one of popular entertainment's favorite devices, for good or ill.
<iframe src="http://www.npr.org/player/embed/304353233/304353903" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
Tatiana Maslany plays Sarah, as well as some other characters, on BBC America's Orphan Black.
Steve Wilkie/BBC America
April 18, 2014 The Orphan Black actress talks with Morning Edition about the return of her BBC America series. On the show, she plays multiple roles, and advanced technology helps her pull it off.
<iframe src="http://www.npr.org/player/embed/303758926/304329746" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
Colton Burpo (Connor Corum) tells Todd (Greg Kinnear) about heaven in Heaven Is for Real.
Allen Fraser/Sony Pictures
April 17, 2014 The film Heaven Is for Real tries hard to be about faith, but mostly winds up being about not bothering anybody. It's a shame, because it's a lost opportunity to say something interesting.
Rebecca Hall plays Evelyn Caster, who makes a tough choice about her husband in Transcendence.
Peter Mountain/Warner Brothers Pictures
April 17, 2014 The new science fiction film Transcendence doesn't work very well as a story, but it's got an interesting way of trying to keep itself grounded in nature while exploring technological terrors.
A cherry blossom tree on the Potomac. Not bad, eh?
Mark Wilson/Getty Images
April 16, 2014 We do grouse about the weather, it's true. But it's miraculous, if you think about it, that we still manage to get excited about spring at all, given that it happens every year.
NPR thanks our sponsors
Become an NPR sponsor