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By PBS NewsHour
The Academy Award-nominated documentary "End Game" looks at different approaches in palliative care for people with terminal illness. The film follows medical practitioners, patients, and their families, as they tackle the difficult questions that arise during end-of-life care. NewsHour Weekend's…
By Jeffrey Brown, Anne Azzi Davenport
Set in New York City in the 1970s, “If Beale Street Could Talk” is the film adaptation of a James Baldwin novel about Tish and Fonny, a devoted young couple almost torn apart by racism and wrongful imprisonment. Jeffrey Brown…
By Jeffrey Brown
When it comes to movies, we tend to focus on actors and directors. But many other factors help determine whether a film resonates with audiences. In commercial and critical blockbuster “Black Panther,” for example, superhero suits recall actual African heritage.
Part comedy, part tragedy, the Oscar-nominated movie "Vice" is all raw politics. The film paints a portrait of former Vice President Dick Cheney and his wife, Lynne. Jeffrey Brown sits down with director Adam McKay and star Amy Adams to…
The film “If Beale Street Could Talk” is nominated for three Academy Awards, including best supporting actress and best adapted screenplay. Director Barry Jenkins previously drew critical acclaim for his work on the 2017 best picture, “Moonlight.” He sits down…
By Jake Coyle, Associated Press
Just two days after being named host of the Academy Awards, Kevin Hart stepped down following an outcry over past homophobic tweets by the comedian.
By Lindsey Bahr, Associated Press
The academy announced the new category for "outstanding achievement in popular film" last month without parameters, spawning immediate questions about the criteria and how it would impact critically and commercially films such as "Black Panther," which has been cited as…
Big changes are coming to the Academy Awards, including the addition of a popular film award category and the promise of a shorter ceremony in an effort to combat declining viewership and criticisms that the awards are out of touch…
By Alison Thoet
'The Shape of Water' won best picture, and Frances McDormand won best actress in a supporting role. See the full list here.
On this edition for Sunday, March 4, despite criticism, the Trump administration plans to go ahead with proposed tariffs on steel and aluminum, and a documentary on the life and work on award-winning conflict photographer Chris Hondros. Also, a look…
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