New York Times theater critic Jesse Green reviews the year on the major stages; "Caparnaum" is a heart-breaking film from Lebanon about a neglected street urchin; Lindsay Buckingham dissects Fleetwood Mac's "Go Your Own Way" for Song Exploder. See full episode >
The director follows up the Academy Award Best Picture-winning "Moonlight" with "If Beale Street Could Talk," an adaptation of the Baldwin novel that plays like a tone poem; composer Nicholas Britell collaborates with Jenkins once again.
The virtuoso specializes in Bartók and her recording of his Piano Concerto No. 2 is nominated in the Classical Instrumental Solo category; Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez won an Academy Award for their song from "Coco," "Remember Me," and now it's up for a Grammy; “La Bohème” gets a hipster twist in L.A.
Lady Gaga’s song “Shallow,” from the movie “A Star is Born,” earned four Grammy nominations today and it's an Oscar favorite too. Meet Mark Ronson, the man who co-wrote and produced it; Shirley Halperin, executive editor for music at Variety, talks about the other 2019 Grammy nominees; who should host the Oscars?
Alexis Bloom's documentary examines the life and career of the late political operative and TV news executive; how casting agents get pulled into sexual harassment incidents; an ex-pat Iranian composer maintains his musical ties.