Ann Hornaday and Mike Sargent join Jeffrey Brown to discuss which performances and films stood out this year.
Continuing to shatter almost every box office record, "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" now holds the record for a film's biggest domestic opening weekend ever.
By Stephen Fee
“Star Wars: The Force Awakens” -- the seventh installment in the wildly popular film and merchandise phenomenon -- topped box office records Friday night.
By Larisa Epatko
Lori Frye, a member of the 501st Legion, talks about what it takes to be a “Star Wars” costumer and the role of women in science fiction.
Films qualify for selection if they are at least 10 years old and “culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant.”…
By PBS NewsHour
"Chi-Raq," the latest film from Spike Lee, uses satire to explore the problem of gun violence in America. The movie is set in Chicago, a city that's been wracked by tensions with police as well as a very high number…
Filmmaker Petna Ndaliko still remembers sneaking into the movie theater as a boy in the Democratic Republic of Congo. But in the wake of turbulence and civil war, the cinema in the city of Goma has long been closed. Now,…
A report released Wednesday focusing on the top-grossing films of the last seven years makes one thing clear: women and people of color are sorely underrepresented in Hollywood.
By Corinne Segal
Street Sense, a Washington, D.C., media nonprofit that publishes a newspaper written and sold by the homeless, has branched out to filmmaking. The Street Sense Filmmaker Co-op gives its members the tools to craft their stories, while equipping them with…
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