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By Ilayda Kocak
These five Best Picture winners may not get all the love they deserve, compared to other go-to greats.
By Alison Thoet
Director Stanley Kubrick’s landmark space saga, “2001: A Space Odyssey,” turns 50 this year, remaining remarkably relevant and influential even 17 years after surpassing its titular year. Here are six movies Kubrick helped influence.
By Patty Gorena Morales
Two film critics share their favorite films of the year, including "The Post," "Lady Bird" and "Get Out."…
What makes a holiday movie? We asked a pop-culture blogger for non-traditional holiday recommendations.
By PBS NewsHour
Wanuri Kahiu's films and stories don't need tragedies. Her "Afro-bubblegum" art is fun and even frivolous, and rejects the idea that she needs to grapple with dark, violent problems. At the same time, she has come to see her work…
Filmmaker George Romero has died at the age of 77. His cult classic "Night of the Living Dead," made for $100,000 in 1968, launched the modern zombie industry and countless imitators. But Romero's zombie flicks also offered him a platform…
By Elizabeth Flock
Oscar-winning director Jonathan Demme, best known for "The Silence of the Lambs," "Philadelphia," and "Stop Making Sense," has died at 73.
By PBS NewsHour, Frank Carlson
A movie score usually goes unnoticed, unless it’s very bad -- or very good. Composer Carter Burwell has written music for more than 80 films over a 30-year career, but his soundtrack for “Carol” is his first to be nominated…
"Making a Murderer," a new true crime documentary on Netflix, tells the story of Steven Avery, a man exonerated of a sexual assault after serving 18 years in prison, only to be charged and convicted of murder. Presenting recorded police…
Dr. Bennet Omalu was working in a Pittsburg coroner's office when he was asked to examine the body of a local football hero. What he discovered would bring new attention to the hazards of head injuries. A new film, "Concussion,"…
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