Historically questionable aspects of Ken Burns and Lynn Novick's celebrated series raise issues about the renowned documentarians’ responsibility to the public.
Based on the bestselling novel by Kevin Kwan, the new movie represents Hollywood’s first all-Asian cast and creative team in 25 years.
Award-winning critic and historian Carrie Rickey debunks the most common rationalizations for women's underrepresentation behind the camera.
The “Do the Right Thing” Oscar nominee is in play again this awards season with a refreshing, in-your-face look at racism.
The Danish actor found her way into the most challenging role of her career by finding the spirit of the story instead of trying to become something she wasn't.
Although the "Guardians of the Galaxy" franchise director deleted the offending tweets and has apologized, he is another entertainment industry member whose past actions are causing problems in the present.
Her latest documentary looks at the pathology of greed and fame. “I thought the financial crash was going to teach us," she says. "And yet a lot of people went right back to living the same way as they had before.”
Truthdig Editor in Chief Robert Scheer discusses the documentary “Dark Money” with its director and the journalist who broke the story of how corporations infiltrated Montana’s elections.