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…
By PBS NewsHour
This year’s Academy Award nominations have been announced and “The Revenant” and “Mad Max: Fury Road” are among the most honored films. But the lack of diversity among the contenders is raising eyebrows. Jeffrey Brown takes a look at the…
By Joshua Barajas
Take our quiz to find out which Oscar-nominated films these critics thought earned a place in Valhalla or were simply mediocre.
By Corinne Segal
In an announcement that surprised and delighted fans this morning, "Mad Max: Fury Road," which follows the road warrior Max as he battles for survival in a dystopian wasteland, received 10 Oscar nominations.
Gwen Ifill speaks with Nia-Malika Henderson of The Washington Post and Amy Walter of the Cook Political Report about Republican motives in the fight over funding the Department of Homeland Security, who to be on the lookout for at two…
By PBS NewsHour
In our news wrap Monday, Congress must approve a budget for the Department of Homeland Security by Friday. If lawmakers can’t break the impasse over the president’s immigration actions, about 30,000 workers could be furloughed. Also, winter’s latest icy blast…
By Colleen Shalby
#AskHerMore demands reporters to ask better questions of women.
By Victoria Fleischer
At last night’s 87th annual Oscar ceremony, all eight best picture nominees went home with at least one award.
The 87th Academy Awards is set to take place Sunday, Feb. 22 presented at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles, Calif. In the days and hours leading up to the ceremony, workers meticulously prepare for Hollywood's biggest night of the…
Which film featured a fake baby? Who wanted her character to die of in the midst of filming? Find out before Sunday's Oscars.
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