Neither a “great man” history of Martin Luther King Jr., nor a tale of forgotten underdogs, Selma is about skilled activists building a movement.
Her enigmatic creator believed women were destined to rule the world. 10 facts about the iconic heroine.
I interviewed the filmmakers of the new blockbuster "No Escape" to see if they think their movie is racist. Spoiler alert: They don't.
Jason Segel steers away from his usual funny guy persona in "The End of the Tour," and plays the late "Infinite Jest" author David Foster Wallace.
"The Tribe" has no spoken dialogue at all—viewers must search for meaning through body language and emotion. This is why it works.
“Two Raging Grannies” is a beautifully shot film that juxtaposes a journey into activism with a profound meditation on aging.
This year’s most popular movies and TV series can be a tool to work your way out of a particularly bad conversation.
To call “Wild” a redemption film is to minimize the wide range of emotions it works with—not to mention the subtlety of Reese Witherspoon’s performance.
A new documentary, "Hollywood Beauty Salon," lets people who struggle with mental illness and addiction tell their own stories in unexpected ways.
All the main characters are played by white people. It doesn't really have to be that way.
Years of Living Dangerously features celebrity correspondents who thoughtfully explore how politics and religion divide people and impede action on this critical issue.
The film never flinches from the complex connections between economic and environmental problems.
They call themselves "nerdfighters"—and they're unlike any movement you've seen before.
The upcoming Academy Awards will recognize some of 2013’s best social justice-themed films. Here are some of our favorite past winners.