October 4, 2013 A lovingly shot valentine to the hard work and distilled emotion of dance, Alan Brown's film is an unpretentious charmer.
September 19, 2013 Three interwoven stories about the everyday struggles of addiction and recovery make up Stuart Blumberg's Thanks for Sharing. Mark Ruffalo, Tim Robbins and Gwyneth Paltrow star.
August 14, 2013 A cabaret singer channeling everyone from Adele to Julie Andrews has racked up a million-plus YouTube plays since her video went up Aug. 11. Herewith, a few questions for Christina Bianco, who turns out to have an NPR connection.
August 1, 2013 High drama, middlebrow laughs, low cunning — and a surprisingly rewarding dance mix of sounds lifted exclusively from Disney's Mary Poppins film.
July 31, 2013 Please, let us not think of the calculation of the value of art to the economy as involving anything called "the Taylor Swift Effect."
July 22, 2013 In today's not-quite-the-news read: A celeb wedding, some backstory from the Times, and a sobering web utility that'll make you want to call mom.
July 19, 2013 Let us not pretend that this is a straight-up review of a movie about a racing snail. Because that would just be silly.
July 17, 2013 Sharknado 2 will happen, but Bunheads hasn't been renewed yet, plus other things that aren't entirely newsworthy.
July 16, 2013 Wiig does a random Michael Jordan impression on Jimmy Fallon; Twentieth Century Fox wants to be a Broadway baby; Helena Bonham Carter digs into Elizabeth Taylor's stranger side.
July 15, 2013 A new feature from The Dissolve, Emmy handicapping from Previously.TV, and some Patton Oswalt stand-up that doesn't entirely hold up.
July 11, 2013 Privacy? You don't have any. And Terms and Conditions May Apply argues that you pretty much agreed it should be that way. Cullen Hoback's documentary outlines how the rise of digital culture — and our cheerful participation in it — have spelled an end to the notion of "that's personal."
September 7, 2012 NPR's Trey Graham has managed to take in three films so far at the Toronto International Film Festival. Turns out they have a few things in common — things that say something about his tastes.
August 10, 2012 Stephen Sondheim's fractured musical fairy tale is getting a major revival in Central Park. NPR's Trey Graham had a look.