A wave of biopics about Mustafa Kemal Ataturk stirs hot debate over modern Turkey's identity.
Carole King and James Taylor collaborate on new CD, postapartheid tale of 'Disgrace' now on DVD, an entertaining look at consumer culture in 'Obsessive Consumption,' and more top picks.
'Casino Jack' takes the cozy relationship between lobbyists and politicians to task with Jack Abramoff as Exhibit A.
Wrapped around the theme of adoption, ‘Mother and Child’ is a weepfest of intersecting story lines pulled together by a top-drawer cast.
Iron Man 2 review: Like the original megablockbuster, Iron Man 2 draws heavily on Robert Downey Jr.’s quirky performance as the superhero to keep the energy focused.
Betty White hosts Saturday Night Live, newly restored ‘Dr. Zhivago’ on DVD, Deepak Chopra on ‘Oneness,’ and more top picks.
'Babies' documentary takes four from around the world and follows their first steps.
Cartier-Bresson captured moments and movements of profound social change with an artist's eye. A new exhibition looks at 45 years of his iconic work.
A towering old beech tree binds a community as its majestic limbs begin to falter.
Learning to fly, the art of self-defense, confidence – lake life offers daily lessons.
In 1993, Monitor correspondent Tony Vellela spoke with Lynn Redgrave, the 1960s acting sensation who later dramatized her own troubled past in a one-woman show titled "Shakespeare for My Father." Lynn Redgrave passed away on Sunday.
Michael Caine plays an an ex-marine gone vigilante in ‘Harry Brown,’ a thriller set in a dank London neighborhood.
An ailing bar owner enlists a young homeless man to keep the place going in quirky drama ‘A Good Heart.’
In a revealing peek into burlesque, 'Behind the Burly Q' documentary gives performers a chance to set the record straight about their profession.
‘Please Give’ offers a Woody Allen-style comedy about guilt and self-absorption.