Hollywood’s biggest night is just around the corner. This year’s Academy Award-nominated films include both mainstream blockbusters and darkly-themed foreign and independent movies. Ray Suarez talks with New York Times film critic A.O. Scott about why this a "good year for mainstream movies that grownups might want to go see." Continue reading
The soaring rate of sexual assault within the ranks of the U.S. Military has been the subject of studies and a congressional hearing. Academy Award-nominated director Kirby Dick explores the topic in his new documentary, "The Invisible War," nominated for Best Documentary Feature at this year’s Academy Awards. Continue reading
The Best Documentary Feature category for the 82nd Annual Academy Awards is crowded with films that hope to make the world a little brighter.
The Academy Award-nominated film “The Hurt Locker” has been lauded for its portrayal of the war in Iraq, but some veterans say it paints an unfair picture of life on the ground for troops. Jeffrey Brown talks to a film critic and a veterans advocate. Continue reading