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Molly Ringwald breaks free from ‘mom purgatory’ in ‘Feud: Capote vs. The Swans’

Ringwald represented teen angst in ’80s films like Sixteen Candles and The Breakfast Club. She says early success led to her being typecast, but adds, “I’m really happy with where I’m at right now.”

Molly Ringwald breaks free from ‘mom purgatory’ in ‘Feud: Capote vs. The Swans’

Ringwald represented teen angst in ’80s films like Sixteen Candles and The Breakfast Club. She says early success led to her being typecast, but adds, “I’m really happy with where I’m at right now.”

A look back at the best Oscar moments

Sometimes, the Oscars get things wrong. But sometimes, the awards get something very right. Host Scott Detrow discusses the best Oscar moments of years past with Michael Schulman of The New Yorker.

Actor Camila Mendes on ‘Upgraded’, a new rom-com about a New York art intern

NPR’s Debbie Elliott speaks with actor Camila Mendes, star of the movie “Upgraded,” now streaming on Amazon Prime. It’s a romantic comedy about an intern at a New York art auction house.

Great football movies

On this Super Bowl weekend, we ask: What makes a great football movie?

Lena Waithe talks working at Blockbuster and crushing on Jennifer Aniston

This week, A Thousand and One producer and Emmy winner Lena Waithe joins panelists Adam Burke, Negin Farsad, and Maz Jobrani to talk Blockbuster, Jennifer Aniston, and Guy Fieri. Hate free content? Try a subscription to Wait Wait… Don’t Tell Me!+. Yo…

Wim Wenders on his Oscar-nominated film ‘Perfect Days’

NPR’s Scott Simon talks to the German film director Wim Wenders about his new, Oscar-nominated film. “Perfect Days” is a story about a cultured Japanese toilet cleaner in Tokyo.

Remembering Carl Weathers, who played Apollo Creed in ‘Rocky’

Weathers, who died Feb. 1, was a linebacker for the Oakland Raiders before becoming an actor. His credits included Action Jackson, Arrested Development and Happy Gilmore. Originally broadcast in 1988.

‘The Taste of Things’ is a sizzling romance and foodie feast — but don’t go in hungry

Juliette Binoche and Benoît Magimel star as gourmets — and lovers — in a sumptuous film about cooking, eating and unhurried indulgence.

‘The Taste of Things’ is a sizzling romance and foodie feast — but don’t go in hungry

Juliette Binoche and Benoît Magimel star as gourmets — and lovers — in a sumptuous film about cooking, eating and unhurried indulgence.

‘Lisa Frankenstein’ takes a totally rad approach to a familiar tale

In the new ’80s horror comedy Lisa Frankenstein, an introverted teen (Kathryn Newton) finds comfort in visiting the grave of a young Victorian bachelor (Cole Sprouse). When his corpse comes to life, he becomes her confidante as they embark on a murderous spree. Written by Diablo Cody (Jennifer’s Body) and directed by Zelda Williams, the movie is an over-the-top mix of romance, jealousy, self-realization, horniness and murder.

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