Based on J.G. Ballard's novel, the film stars Tom Hiddleston as a man who finds himself in an apartment building that invites class warfare between the upper and lower floors.
George Clooney and Julia Roberts star in a tale directed by Jodie Foster in which a cable TV host finds himself held hostage.
The most intelligent and engaging film about Jesus since The Last Temptation Of Christ, Rodrigo Garcia's film finds Jesus in the desert, where he faces doubts from within.
Terence Davies' Sunset Song is the tacitly feminist tale of a woman, played by Agyness Deyn, who is at least partially freed by owning land and acting on her own anger.
The actor, who plays a political consultant on Veep, tells Fresh Air he landed his first major TV role only after a number of other actors turned it down. "It was very, very fluke-ish," Cole says.
At 55, Clowes is one of the most influential artists in the independent comics world. His latest book, Patience, uses time travel to look at the ways random events can set a life on a new path.
Lavie Tidhar's new novel follows a motley crew of spacemen, castaways data-vampires and magical children in a beautifully realized far-future Tel Aviv. It's short, lush, and close to a masterpiece.
When an Ojibwe hunter accidentally kills his friend's child, he sends his own son to live with the grieving family. Erdrich says tribal family ties are "extremely close" and "much more fluid."
Before they were boxes of comforting essentials sent to college students, soldiers and others far from home, care packages were a vital lifeline for thousands of displaced families in post-war Europe.
Novelist Evie Wyld departs from straight-ahead fiction in her new graphic novel about a young girl describing childhood summers in Australia — and her dark fascination with the sharks in the water.
Why Ohio? Thanks to a nearby Honda plant, Columbus is full of bakeries, highly-regarded restaurants, markets and other retailers specializing in Japanese food, ingredients and wares.
His daughter, Kelly Carlin, has announced that she's donating her late father's archives to the museum, which opens next year in Jamestown, N.Y.
Under current rules, foods containing more than 3 grams of fat per serving can't call themselves "healthy" on labels. But that excludes many foods, like Kind bars, that contain healthful nuts.
The rapper's debut album, Everybody Down, followed Becky and Harry, two Londoners struggling with love, work and drugs. Now her new book, The Bricks That Built The Houses, takes a look at their pasts.
Fast food chains may succeed in entertaining teenagers on platforms like Twitter or Snapchat. But just because a brand makes teens laugh doesn't mean this elusive demographic buy its products.
Jennifer Haigh's new novel explores the fallout of the natural gas boom in a small Pennsylvania town. Critic Maureen Corrigan calls Heat & Light an "exquisitely designed, semi-satirical social novel."
Author Bronwen Dickey says the idea of pit bulls as predators is based on myth and misinformation. In the early Hollywood era, Dickey says, the dogs were often chosen to appear in comedies.
Our appetite for the Pacific bluefin — prized for its tender, flavorful flesh — has reduced stocks to just 2.6 percent of original levels. The incentive to save bluefin is ecological — and financial.
Julian Barnes' slim but powerful new novel chronicles the difficulties composer Dmitri Shostakovich suffered under repressive Soviet regimes, and mourns what is lost when tyrants try to control art.
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