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'Brother's Keeper, 'Paradise Lost' Documentary Filmmaker Dies At 58

Bruce Sinofsky died Saturday of complications from diabetes. He was 58 years old.

The Good, The Bad And The Hot: Movies To Warm Winter's Bite

As much of the country shivers in the grip of a nasty winter, NPR movie critic Bob Mondello ponders cinematic heat — the movies that smolder, swelter and sizzle no matter what the mercury says.

Acclaimed Documentary Filmmaker Bruce Sinofsky Dies At 58

Sinofsky and his longtime co-director, Joe Berlinger, are perhaps best known for Paradise Lost, a trilogy of films about three teenagers convicted of killing three little boys in West Memphis, Ark.

Oscar Speeches Spotlight Income Inequality, Immigration And Incarceration

Winners used the Academy Awards platform to highlight issues close to their heart.

Oscars Highlights For Those Who Skipped (Or Fell Asleep)

For those of you who skipped the Oscars on Sunday night (or fell asleep during the nearly four-hour broadcast), let us fill you in on the highlights.

How The Man Behind The Trailers Sparks An Urge To See A Movie

Mark Woollen has created trailers for many Oscar-nominated films, including Boyhood, The Theory of Everything and Birdman. He talks about how he crafts an audience's first glimpse of a film.

Oscars Get Political, As Acceptance Speeches Wade Into Social Issues

At the Academy Awards, many of the big winners were expected — but the ceremony drew energy from their speeches, which addressed a gamut of issues, from equal pay for women to immigration.

The Oscars: What People Are Saying The Day After

From civil rights to immigration and health issues such as Alzheimer's and Lou Gehrig's diseases, advocacy was a big part of last night's show. Here's what people are saying about it Monday.

'Birdman,' Julianne Moore, Eddie Redmayne Win Big Oscar Prizes

Birdman was named best picture at the 87th Annual Academy Awards. Julianne Moore won best actress for her work in Still Alice, and Eddie Redmayne won best actor in The Theory of Everything.

'Birdman' Wins Big On A Soggy Night At The Oscars

Sunday night's Oscars brought expected wins for actors like Julianne Moore and J.K. Simmons, and big awards for the quirky showbiz satire Birdman.