David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson reunite in Fox's six-episode revival of its famous science fiction series. TV critic David Bianculli says the new the X-Files is worth investigating.
David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson reunite in Fox's six-episode revival of its famous science fiction series. TV critic David Bianculli says the new X-Files is worth investigating.
A program in Philadelphia folds lessons in English as a second language into a cooking class. The goal is to add a dash of the familiar to ESL class for new arrivals, and teach healthful eating, too.
On this week's show, we talk a little about Netflix's high-profile true crime project and a little about the genre in general, then we touch on a fine acting career that has sadly ended.
Pultizer Prize winner Lynn Nottage spent two years visiting Reading, Pa., to research her new play. Sweat explores how industrial decline affected workers in the former steel and textile town.
Chloe Grace Moretz stars in this possible franchise-starter about a teenage girl pitted against an invading alien horde. You know, the usual.
Critic Mark Jenkins finds parallels between Quentin Tarantino's snowbound revisionist Western and this story of a constable and his son in search of an escaped slave.
It wants to be a Blade Runner-inflected noir, but Synchronicity does nothing with its femme fatale and is disappointingly repetitive of other, better films.
Mojave wastes a hirsute Oscar Isaac and a nice twangy guitar on an insufferable neo-noir about a Hollywood director followed a little too closely by a stranger.
Two weeks ago, Kenyans finally got access to Netflix. But we still don't know if they'll binge happily every after.
The Sundance Film Festival gets underway Thursday night in Park City, Utah. NPR explores the themes of the festival and which films are getting big buzz.
The new BBC show, written by author Tom Rob Smith, opens with a gay couple falling in love. Then one of them mysteriously disappears.
Born in Korea, raised in Oklahoma, Danny Bowien was an adult when he taught himself to make Chinese food. That DIY vibe to his cooking has made him a rising star. Now he's written a cookbook.
Restaurant critic Pete Wells tries to keep the customer in mind with all of his reviews. "We show awful lot of deference to chefs in our culture and maybe not enough deference to customers," he says.
Serge Brussolo's hallucinatory 1992 novel The Deep Sea Diver's Synrome follows a group of lucid dreamers whose slumbers produce a strange ectoplasm that can soothe and even heal people who see it.
Writer Sunil Yapa says his father taught him to have a global perspective from a very young age. Yapa's new novel was inspired by explosive global trade protests that took place in Seattle in 1999.
The vehicle was barely visible beneath a deep blanket of snow when a policeman apprehended the 80-year-old daredevil in Brussels, Ontario. He got a fine and help clearing the car off.
The 74-year-old stylist will scale back her role, becoming creative director at-large. She entered the fashion industry as a model at 17, then found an influential niche at the magazine.
Nielsen, the ratings company, says it has a way to track what TV shows are trending on Twitter and Facebook, which will give producers and advertisers a better way to measure audiences. NPR explores what this adds to the growing effort to measure online audience.
Francisco Alarcon was an important Mexican-American poet who influenced generations of Chicano writers, including the current U.S. poet laureate. Alarcon died of cancer last week.