Oscars 2020

The nominations for the 2020 Academy awards were announced Monday morning, which showcased some historic nominations and notable upsets.

No women are on the shortlist for best director. Only one person of color was nominated in the best actor and supporting actor categories.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Louisa May Alcott wrote “Little Women” more than 150 years ago, and since then, the novel has been adapted into TV shows, a musical, a play, and seven movies.

Director Greta Gerwig on bringing out ‘gems’ nobody noticed in ‘Little Women’

Louisa May Alcott wrote “Little Women” more than 150 years ago, and since then, the novel has been adapted into TV shows, a musical, a play, and seven movies.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Thanksgiving is dedicated to family time spent around the dinner table. For some families, that sounds like a disaster.

'Knives Out’: Murder mystery with a star-studded cast

Thanksgiving is dedicated to family time spent around the dinner table. For some families, that sounds like a disaster.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Icelandic composer Hildur Guðnadóttir created the soundtrack for “   Joker   ,” which opened earlier this month and is now the biggest R-rated film in history.

How Hildur Guðnadóttir composed ‘Joker’ soundtrack before the film was shot

Icelandic composer Hildur Guðnadóttir created the soundtrack for “ Joker ,” which opened earlier this month and is now the biggest R-rated film in history.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The new documentary "The Cave" follows Syrian doctor Amani Ballour, a 30-year-old pediatrician and the country’s only female hospital manager.

In 'The Cave,' Feras Fayyad profiles a brave Syrian doctor working underground

The new documentary "The Cave" follows Syrian doctor Amani Ballour, a 30-year-old pediatrician and the country’s only female hospital manager.

from The Business

The movie “Parasite” centers on two families in South Korea. The Kims live in a basement apartment. The Parks live in a mansion on a hill.

‘Parasite’ director Bong Joon Ho on class conflict and drawing from Hitchcock

The movie “Parasite” centers on two families in South Korea. The Kims live in a basement apartment. The Parks live in a mansion on a hill.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The star of the documentary “Honeyland” is Haditze, a woman living in a remote settlement in the Macedonian mountains. Her elderly mother is failing and half blind.

“Honeyland” depicts a vanishing way of life

The star of the documentary “Honeyland” is Haditze, a woman living in a remote settlement in the Macedonian mountains. Her elderly mother is failing and half blind.

from Good Food

Writer and director Quentin Tarantino visited our studios to talk about the soundtrack to his new film "Once Upon A Time in Hollywood."

Quentin Tarantino discusses 'Once Upon a Time in Hollywood' on MBE

Writer and director Quentin Tarantino visited our studios to talk about the soundtrack to his new film "Once Upon A Time in Hollywood."

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