Jun 15, 2013 — Actor Jesse Eisenberg could watch the British film Submarine a million times. "The movie as a whole is really wonderful but what I love about it even more is that each individual moment seems so special," he says.
Jun 14, 2013 — Jose Antonio Vargas was part of a Pulitzer Prize-winning team of journalists, but he was also hiding a secret. In 2011, he revealed that he was an undocumented immigrant. Host Michel Martin speaks with Vargas about his new film, Documented, which follows the immigration debate through his own experience.
Jun 14, 2013 — In Man of Steel, the director behind Watchmen and 300 has had a go at that most quintessentially American superhero. He speaks with NPR's Linda Werthheimer about his reverence for the character's mythology — and why he chose to change some of it up.
Jun 12, 2013 — A new documentary directed by Morgan Neville profiles backup singers whose voices you know but whose names you probably don't: Lisa Fischer, Darlene Love, Judith Hill and Merry Clayton.
Jun 11, 2013 — Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg met as adolescents on the Vancouver bar mitzvah circuit — and soon after began writing the script for what would become the movie Superbad. Their new project is This Is the End, a disaster-movie spoof in which the Rapture hits home in Hollywood.
Jun 8, 2013 — Actor Nick Offerman could watch the John Wayne film The Quiet Man a million times. "It was my dad's favorite, and it quickly became mine," he says.
Jun 7, 2013 — With the help of her son Lawrence Blume, Judy Blume has adapted her 1981 novel into a film. The widely beloved coming-of-age author speaks with NPR's Audie Cornish about turning the book into a movie, and how the themes in Tiger Eyes echo her own life.
Jun 7, 2013 — The movie, The Internship, tells the story of two 40-year-old, down-on-their-luck watch salesmen, who land an unlikely summer internship at Google. Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson star as the older interns who will have to compete for a full-time gig. Meanwhile, more than a thousand new Google interns — or Nooglers, as they're called — have shown up on the company's campuses across the country.
Jun 6, 2013 — Renee Montagne talks with Joss Whedon — the man behind TV's Buffy the Vampire Slayer and the box office blockbuster The Avengers. The director is now out with a film adaptation of William Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing.
Jun 5, 2013 — If you've ever wondered how to say "May the Force be with you" in Navajo, you're in luck. On July 3, a new translation of the 1977 classic will be unveiled on the Navajo Nation reservation in Arizona.