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May 27, 2013 Comment

The Coming Apocalypse(s) In Summer Film

Memorial Day is the traditional kick-off for the summer movie season. This year, apocalypse is in the air with films including “World War Z,” “Pacific Rim,” “After Earth,” “This Is the End” and “Elysium.”

January 15, 2013 4 Comments

‘Beasts Of The Southern Wild’ Gets Oscar Nods

“Beasts of the Southern Wild” is up for four Oscars, including the youngest Best Actress nominee ever. Here & Now’s Emiko Tamagawa spoke with the stars.

January 10, 2013 Comment

Oscars Nods Include Oldest, Youngest Best Actress

Steven Spielberg’s film “Lincoln” leads the field with 12 Oscars nominations. There were also a handful of surprises.

October 1, 2012 3 Comments

Spreading Partisan Views Through Film And Video

Boston Globe film critic Ty Burr says the Internet is making it easier to create and distribute hyper-partisan films.

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Introducing A New Here & Now Website

Coming June 9, 2016, Here & Now listeners and visitors will experience our stories and journalism online in a whole new way.

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Teenagers Create Impromptu Exhibit At San Francisco Museum Of Modern Art

As the pair toured the museum, they wondered if they could do better. So 16-year-old Kevin Nguyen decided to get creative.

June 3 3 Comments

‘Silver Linings Playbook’ Author Explores Conformity, Mental Health In New Teen Novel

Matthew Quick published his fourth young adult book, "Every Exquisite Thing," this week.

June 2 13 Comments

Do Meal Kits Provide Great Taste Along With Convenience?

Resident chef Kathy Gunst tested a multitude of meal kits, and gives co-host Jeremy Hobson the inside scoop.