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The Women Behind 'Obvious Child' Talk Farts, Abortion And Stage Fright

For her first feature film, director Gillian Robespierre says she wanted to cast Jenny Slate in the role as an empowered, funny woman. They tell Fresh Air what shaped them as women in comedy.

North Korea Threatens War Over New Seth Rogen Comedy

The plot of The Interview, which also stars James Franco, involves a television journalist and his producer who are recruited by the CIA to assassinate North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

Arrivals And Departures: Films Explore The Immigrant Experience

The Immigrant and Zinda Bhaag are idea-driven films that delve into the global arc of migration from different corners of the world.

After 7 Decades A Star Of Stage And Screen, Eli Wallach Dies At 95

Actor Eli Wallach has died at the age of 98. In a career that spanned seven decades, Wallach appeared in more than 200 films, plays and television dramas. His roles ranged from Mr. Freeze in the Batman television show to Kilroy in Tennessee William's Camino Real on Broadway.

Prolific Character Actor Eli Wallach Dies At 98

In a career spanning seven decades, Wallach appeared in over 200 films, plays and TV shows. His roles ranged from Mr. Freeze on TV's Batman to Kilroy in Tennessee William's Camino Real on Broadway.

'Star Wars' Museum Lands In Chicago

Filmmaker George Lucas has selected the Windy City to house his collection of art and movie memorabilia. San Francisco had also reportedly been in contention.

The Turbulent Love Story Behind Yves Saint Laurent's Revolutionary Rise

The designer and his lover, Pierre Berge, had deliberately defined roles — Saint Laurent was the fragile artist and Berge was the ultimate manager. A new film tells their story.

After The Fall, A Young Man Chronicles His Life With Multiple Sclerosis

Jason DaSilva was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis at age 25. He has applied his skills as a documentary filmmaker to show what it's like to quickly lose the ability to walk.

Saving Lives And Surviving Paperwork Inside The LA County ER

Trauma victims and the uninsured alike pour through the doors of LA County Hospital. Filmmaker-physician Ryan McGarry's new documentary, Code Black, takes viewers inside the busy emergency room.

'They Came Together' Is A Terrible Rom-Com On Purpose

The film lampoons every trope in the romantic comedy textbook. Man-to-man real talk on the basketball court? Check. Sad heart-to-heart with a bartender? There's that too, but not how you'd expect.