Director Pawel Pawlikowski traces, with visuals reminiscent of silent film, the story of a woman who learns that her history is not everything she thought it might be.
Australian writer Ben Neutze, of The Daily Review, explains the differences between the original, Australian version of the TV show Rake and the version brought unsuccessfully to the U.S.
Weiner is currently writing and shooting the show's final episodes. He tells Fresh Air, "I'm going to be leaving these characters in a place where they belong."
Marc Webb's latest superhero sequel, The Amazing Spider-Man 2, brings an utterly charming Andrew Garfield and Emma Stone to a film wildly overstuffed with villains, plots, and even more backstory.
Also: Saturday is Free Comic Book Day; Junot Diaz on the unbearable whiteness of most MFA programs.
For years, scarce copies of Laura London's 1984 romance The Windflower were treasured by readers. Reviewer Sarah Wendell hails its re-issue and explains the concept of "Good Book Noise."
British actor Bob Hoskins has died at the age of 71, after a bout with pneumonia. The skilled character actor starred in Who Framed Roger Rabbit and received an Oscar nomination for Mona Lisa.
"Any successful lyricist has to be part playwright and has to be able to put himself into the minds and the hearts and the souls of the characters," Sheldon Harnick tells Fresh Air's Terry Gross.
On International Jazz Day, Alt Latino's Felix Contreras talks about musicians abroad who are heating up the U.S. jazz scene.
The NBA has banned L.A. Clippers owner Donald Sterling from the league for life after tapes revealed racist comments he made to girlfriend V. Stiviano. The Beautyshop ladies weigh in.
With these ice cream desserts, it's the construction, not the cooking, that counts. They're a teensy bit fancy, but not too dressed up for a picnic or a barbecue.
Adam Johnson on the weirdness of visiting North Korea; Ahmed Saadawi wins the 2014 International Prize for Arabic Fiction; Daniel José Older on the overwhelming whiteness of the publishing industry.