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Mel Brooks says his only regret as a comedian is the jokes he didn’t tell

Brooks wrote countless edgy jokes over the years, but he doesn’t regret any of them. He calls comedy his “delicious refuge” from the world. His memoir is All About Me! Originally broadcast in 2021.

This brash film about a wandering donkey may just leave you in tears

Jerzy Skolimowski’s thrillingly imaginative new film, EO, follows a former circus donkey on a journey across modern Europe. It’s a strange, haunting epic that couldn’t feel more of our moment.

Devotion (2022)

Opens Wednesday, Nov 23, 2022Movie Details Play Trailers

Leonor Will Never Die (2022)

Opens Friday, Nov 25, 2022Movie Details

Screening Ourselves: The art and archive of feeling unseen on screen

The debates over on-screen representation and filmmaking’s blind spots predate digital outrage. The new podcast Screening Ourselves digs into three Hollywood classics, The Godfather, The Color Purple and Basic Instinct, and how they each portrayed, and ignited, historically misrepresented groups.

A spoiler-free conversation with one of the stars of the ‘Knives Out’ sequel

NPR’s Michel Martin speaks with Janelle MonĂ¡e about her role in the new film, Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery.

‘Devotion’ follows a Black pilot and his wingman as they fight in the Korean War

NPR’s Ayesha Rascoe talks with director J.D. Dillard about his new movie “Devotion.” It’s about the trust built between a Black pilot and his wingman as they fight in the Korean War.

‘The Fablemans’ is a love letter to film and family

Playwright Tony Kushner has worked with Steven Spielberg on four movies. NPR’s Scott Simon speaks with Kushner about the latest collaboration, “The Fabelmans,” which explores Spielberg’s childhood.

A veteran movie critic’s new documentary celebrates talents from Black cinema

Veteran movie critic Elvis Mitchell is now working behind the camera. NPR’s Scott Simon talks with Mitchell about his debut film, “Is that Black Enough for You?!?”, a documentary about Black cinema.

What’s making us happy: A guide to your weekend listening, viewing and reading

Each week, the guests and hosts on NPR’s Pop Culture Happy Hour share what’s bringing them joy. This week: Dawnlands: A Novel, Addams Family Values, Wind of Change and Turnstile.

Actress Zoe Kazan on her new movie ‘She Said’

NPR’s Mary Louise Kelly talks with actress Zoe Kazan about her latest role in the movie “She Said,” where she plays a New York Times journalist who helped uncover the crimes of Harvey Weinstein.

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