The Year in Movies; Danny Burstein on Stage in the Opera; Doug McGrath on "Beautiful"; Please Explain

4 segments

Elliott Forrest fills in for Leonard Lopate. Film critics Joshua Rothkopf, John Anderson, and Richard Corliss look at 2013 in the movies. Danny Burstein talks about his long career on Broadway and his current role in the Metropolitan Opera’s production of “Die Fledermaus.” Doug McGrath discusses writing the book for the new musical “Beautiful,” about the life and work of Carole King. Please Explain is all about apps—how they’re designed and which are the best.