Evgeny Afineevsky’s Oscar-nominated documentary doesn’t shy away from the war's brutal realities. The children’s voices are especially poignant.
"Marathon: The Patriots Day Bombing" starkly shows that, while convicted bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev languishes in prison, victims who lost limbs in the 2013 attack still struggle to cope with their brutally altered existence.
As we try to squeeze voting into our busy schedules Tuesday, the question gnawing at many of our minds may be: "Why today of all days?" Turns out the HBO show's producers have had the same question.
"Abortion: Stories Women Tell" avoids politics, instead letting women share accounts of how they coped with governmental restrictions on the procedure.
The former "Daily Show" host will be back on TV before the November general election with a new show on HBO.
The "Last Week Tonight" host discovered just how easy it is to get into the debt collection business and then go after payment, something that often results in the persecution of innocent people. Oliver then made television history Sunday night. (Take that, Oprah!)
Each story invites viewers to confront the disease at its various nerve centers: in and out of treatment tents, doctors' quarters, victims' homes, makeshift hearses.
Ayad Akhtar wants audience members to decide for themselves what his play, about the complexities of identity and hidden prejudices in post-9/11 New York, is saying.
The 14-year-old boy who was murdered by two white men in rural Mississippi 60 years ago has become more than a symbol of the horrors of racism in America, more than a catalyst for the civil rights movement.
On Sunday's "Last Week Tonight" show, John Oliver took on LGBT discrimination, pointing out that 31 states still do not have anti-discrimination laws in place and saying this makes it “surprisingly easy for people to be fired, evicted or refused service just because they are gay."