Like Her ‘Radioactive’ Elements, Marie Curie Didn’t ‘Behave’ As Expected

by Leila Fedel Like the elements that she discovered — polonium and radium — Marie Curie was “unruly,”

Delroy Lindo: I Think Of ‘Da 5 Bloods’ As ‘A Love Story’

by Scott Simon Da 5 Bloods, Spike Lee’s new film, follows five friends who shed blood, sweat, and

Elisabeth Moss Shines As Writer Shirley Jackson In This Smart, Surprising Film

By Justin Chang I first saw Shirley months ago, back in January. It’s strange to be revisiting it now. Like

It’s Not Just A Phase: ‘How To Build A Girl’ Is About A Teen Still Figuring It Out

By Ailsa Chang Beanie Feldstein does not like the way teenage experimentation and growth gets dismissed as just a phase. “There

What Alice Wu Wants To Say In ‘The Half Of It’

By Natalie Escobar When director Alice Wu’s Saving Face premiered in 2004, it stood out from the vast majority of

Troubled Teen Finds New Direction In Clear-Eyed ‘Bull’

By Scott Tobias “Can’t you just take me to juvie?” There’s a disturbing resignation to the way Kris, a 14-year-old white girl from a run-down Houston suburb, poses the question to a cop who’s picked her up for trashing a neighbor’s house. Her mother is already in jail and her grandmother, dirt poor and overtaxed

South African ‘Queen Sono’ Is A Savvy Secret Agent — And A First For Netflix

by Michel Martin Queen Sono is both a classic spy thriller and a ground-breaking entertainment endeavor. The drama is Netflix’s first

It Ain’t Cabot Cove: Murder In Maine Haunts The Twisty ‘Blow The Man Down’

by Scott Tobias Note: Blow The Man Down will be available for streaming Friday, March 20, on Amazon Prime. Tourists