Movies | WAMU 88.5 - American University Radio

Movies

RSS Feed
NPR

'Beasts Of The Southern Wild' Shines At Sundance

The Sundance Film Festival wraps up this weekend in Park City, Utah. Movies, more movies, and finally some snowfall have been on offer at the gathering famously backed by Robert Redford.
NPR

What's Hot At The Sundance Film Festival?

The Sundance Film Festival is under way in Park City, Utah, this week. The annual independent film festival has more than a hundred films screening over 10 days. Melissa Block checks in with Los Angeles Times film writer Steven Zeitchik. He says the nation's economic struggles are evident in many of the films on display. And it's not just the documentaries — it's also in the fictional films.
NPR

Filmmaker Theo Angelopoulos Dies At 76

Critic David Thomson listed Theo Angelopoulos among a handful of truly great living filmmakers. His movies were epic in length and addressed epic periods in Greek history and mythology. They were among the most visually stunning movies made in the 20th century. He won numerous awards, including the Grand Jury Prize at Cannes in 1995 for Ulysses' Gaze, which starred Harvey Keitel. Angelopoulos died Tuesday after being struck by a motorcycle. He was 76.
NPR

'Hugo,' 'The Artist' Garner The Most Oscar Attention

Academy Award nominations were announced Tuesday morning. Hugo got the most nominations, followed by The Artist. Melissa Block talks to NPR film critic Bob Mondello.

Pages