interview

The HBO Filmmaker Attempting to Make Sense of His Mom — And Her Murder

Madison Hamburg talks about addiction, absent fathers and his moving new series ‘Murder on Middle Beach’

Conor Oberst’s Road to Joy

With his reunion world tour on hold, the Bright Eyes frontman is riding out the pandemic at home in Nebraska. Still, after years of grief, the indie-folk wunderkind has a newfound hope for the future

Tim Robbins Is Asking You to Pirate ‘Bob Roberts’ Before the Election

The hard-to-find 1992 political satire about a racist, greedy, folk-singing conservative politician has never been more timely. Here’s the film’s inside story — as told by Tim Robbins, the man who brought Roberts to life

What ‘Time’ Can Teach White Viewers About Our Racist Judicial System

Documentarian Garrett Bradley tells the story of the Richardson family, who lost their patriarch for two decades because of an unfairly harsh prison sentence