• Critics share films you shouldn’t miss from 2015

    Critics share films you shouldn’t miss from 2015

    Dec 31, 2015 07:08 PM EDT

    ... Get Ann Hornaday and Mike Sargent's lists of films you shouldn't miss here.

  • What films were under-appreciated in 2015?

    What films were under-appreciated in 2015?

    Dec 31, 2015 02:29 PM EDT

    ... appeared in "The Revenant" and "Mad Max" and is "coming into his own," Sargent said. Watch the NewsHour tonight to hear more of Hornaday and Sargent's thoughts on this year in movies. Editor's Note: Film critic Mike Sargent was mistakenly referred to as Mark Sargent in an earlier ...

  • Hollywood bets on familiar reboots and female-centric summer movies

    Hollywood bets on familiar reboots and female-centric summer movies

    Jun 12, 2015 07:28 PM EDT

    ... summer, Hollywood is heating up, and looking for a hero, a familiar hero, to entertain the masses, and boost its own bottom line. Film critic Mike Sargent of Pacifica Radio: MIKE SARGENT, Pacifica Radio: You're seeing a lot of sequels, reboots, reimaginings, things that have some sort of following ...

  • How the Oscars’ lack of diversity reflects who runs Hollywood

    How the Oscars’ lack of diversity reflects who runs Hollywood

    Jan 15, 2015 09:00 PM EDT

    ... able to watch and see what happens next in all of this, not only Oscar night, but after that. Ann Hornaday of The Washington Post, Mike Sargent of Pacifica Radio, thank you both very much. MIKE SARGENT: Well, you're welcome. ANN HORNADAY: Thank you. MIKE SARGENT: Thank you for ...

  • Two film critics take a look at 2014’s best movies

    Two film critics take a look at 2014’s best movies

    Dec 31, 2014 08:15 PM EDT

    ... have you been up to? ETHAN HAWKE: I see your point. JEFFREY BROWN: All right, so that's a film shot over 12 years. Now, Mike Sargent, your top choice was looking back at a very important moment in history, civil rights history, right? MIKE SARGENT, Pacifica Radio: Yes, it ...

  • Wisconsin governor tells NFL players to stop anthem protests

    Wisconsin governor tells NFL players to stop anthem protests

    Oct 16, 2017 05:38 PM EDT

    ... lost star quarterback Aaron Rodgers to a broken collarbone during a game against the Minnesota Vikings. Rodgers may be out for the season. Packers coach Mike McCarthy has said backup Brett Hundley will replace Rodgers. Still, questions are swirling about whether the Packers might try to sign Kaepernick, who was ...

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    Brinksmanship Continues in Wisconsin

    Feb 22, 2011 08:22 AM EDT

    ... collective bargaining restrictions Gov. Walker seeks, but provides a portrait of a hero standing in solidarity with his labor brethren. The Washington Post's Greg Sargent has all the details: LINK What remains unclear is how the national labor movement will respond if Gov. Walker emerges victorious in the state ...

  • This poet's guide dog helped him discover a new world

    This poet's guide dog helped him discover a new world

    Apr 20, 2018 06:10 PM EDT

    ... wanted his blindness hidden. Stephen Kuusisto: My job was to really just live without the kinds of assistance and accommodations that I needed and to make it seem OK. Jeffrey Brown: But the way you write, it at least came off as a little worse than that, as in, she ...

  • This poet imagines black victims of police violence 'alive someplace better'

    This poet imagines black victims of police violence 'alive someplace better'

    Feb 26, 2018 04:52 PM EDT

    ... those things at the same time in America, or in the world, is just some difficult stuff,” they said. “It's beautiful, but other people make it suck.” An award-winning spoken word artist, Smith’s “Dear White America,” was a biting, cascade of a poem that tackles endemic violence ...

  • How American artists captured the Great War up close

    How American artists captured the Great War up close

    Mar 02, 2017 08:21 PM EDT

    ... big as it was? ROBERT COZZOLINO: You have these artists who are thinking, basically, here's this huge global conflict going on. How do I make sense of it? And how do I also bring it down to a human level and express either dissent, an urgency for America to ...

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