Subscribe: NPR Topics: Movies
Added By: Feedage Forager Feedage Grade A rated
Language: English
abdul  battle sexes  battle  film  films  movie  movies  new film  new  npr  queen victoria  sexes  story  victoria abdul  victoria   
Rate this Feed
Rate this feedRate this feedRate this feedRate this feedRate this feed
Rate this feed 1 starRate this feed 2 starRate this feed 3 starRate this feed 4 starRate this feed 5 star

Comments (0)

Feed Details and Statistics Feed Statistics
Preview: NPR Topics: Movies

Movies : NPR

NPR Movies podcast, movie reviews, and commentary on new and classic films. Interviews with filmmakers, actors, and actresses.

Last Build Date: Sat, 23 Sep 2017 08:11:26 -0400

Copyright: Copyright 2017 NPR - For Personal Use Only

Movies We Missed: 'Titanic'

Sat, 23 Sep 2017 08:11:26 -0400

Weekend Edition Oliver Dearden had never seen Titanic. In our latest installment of Movies You Missed, he watched it and reviews it for NPR's Scott Simon.

'Victoria & Abdul' Explores Colonialism And Islamophobia During Queen's Reign

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 16:41:00 -0400

Victoria & Abdul is based on a true story about Queen Victoria and Abdul Karim. He started as a servant. She made him her teacher and trusted confidante, much to the dismay of her inner circle.

'Battle Of The Sexes' Poised To Be A Crowd-Pleaser All Over Again

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 16:41:00 -0400

Battle of the Sexes tells the story of the 1973 tennis match between Bobby Riggs and Billie Jean King. The event drew an enormous audience and NPR's Bob Mondello says the movie could too.

'Battle Of The Sexes' Revisits Billie Jean King's Historic Win Against Bobby Riggs

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 14:18:54 -0400

Emma Stone stars as King in a breezy new film that carries us back to '73, and the heyday of the women's lib movement. Critic John Powers says the message of Battle of the Sexes still resonates today.

'Kingsman' Sequel: This Time, A Flat 'Golden Circle'

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 07:00:12 -0400

The new chapter in the spy franchise ramps up the first film's caustic, violent cynicism but leans even harder into the artifice; a reliance on soundstages and CGI dampens the excitement and energy.

NPR's Movie Preview: 16 New Films To Watch This Fall

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 06:00:00 -0400

As summer gives way to fall, blockbusters give way to award contenders. Here are some of the best, buzziest and otherwise noteworthy films coming to theaters.

'Victoria And Abdul': Part Satire, Part Love Story, All Charming

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 17:00:42 -0400

Judi Dench returns to the role of Queen Victoria — this time in her dotage — for Stephen Frears' film about the monarch's eyebrow-raising friendship with a young Indian man (Ali Fazal).

Plastic Less-Than-Fantastic: 'The LEGO Ninjago Movie'

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 17:00:12 -0400

LEGO films have become their own genre, and despite stellar voice work from Justin Theroux as the evil Lord Garmadon, the genre is — surprisingly — already showing its age.

A Competitor And A Clown Walk Onto A Tennis Court In 'Battle Of The Sexes'

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 17:00:00 -0400

The new film, starring Emma Stone and Steve Carell as the players facing off in one of the most famous tennis matches in history, shows how easy it is to paint a trailblazer into a corner.

'Trophy' Reveals The Convoluted Economics Of African Big Game Hunting

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 16:27:00 -0400

Shaul Schwarz's new documentary explores the complex relationship between hunters and conservationist. Critic David Edelstein praises the "tangled sympathies" Trophy elicits.

'I Kind Of Look Bad In It': The Life Of Jake LaMotta, The Legacy Of 'Raging Bull'

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 07:59:00 -0400

Critic Chris Klimek says Martin Scorsese's landmark 1980 film provides an unflattering portrait of Jake LaMotta, who died Wednesday — a portrait the boxer was only too happy to sit for.

'Battle Of The Sexes' Takes Center Court

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 05:04:00 -0400

Directors Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris had a hit with the quirky comedy Little Miss Sunshine. David Greene talks to the husband and wife team about their new movie: Battle of the Sexes.

'Stronger' Does The Hard Work To Earn Its Every Inspiring Moment

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 17:01:00 -0400

Director David Gordon Green's film stands out from others like it because it prizes "understanding Bauman's perspective and the private burdens of being a hero" over simple uplift.

Film Chronicles The Road To The 2-Hour Marathon: It's 'Just 25 Seconds Away'

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 05:10:00 -0400

The documentary Breaking2 follows three elite runners as they attempt to break one of the most famous barriers in sports — maintaining 26.2 four-minute, 34-second miles.

'Crown Heights' Seeks To Do Justice To A Saga Of Wrongful Conviction

Sun, 17 Sep 2017 17:54:50 -0400

Colin Warner served 20 years for a murder he didn't commit. A childhood friend fought tirelessly to get him exonerated. The story was featured on This American Life and is now the focus of a new film.