By PBS NewsHour
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,"…
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.
By Larisa Epatko
"Star Wars: The Force Awakens" isn't just a movie. It's part of a universe, both imaginary and real, that has obsessed fans since the 1970s. Jeffrey Brown explores what’s made the enduring franchise a storytelling and moneymaking powerhouse.
"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…
Dalton Trumbo was a successful Hollywood screenwriter, but in 1947 he was blacklisted as one of the Hollywood Ten -- a group of writers and directors who refused to testify in front of the House Un-American Activities Committee. Jeffrey Brown…
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