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Wed, 22 Mar 2017 20:00:00 -0400The online database has embraced the rating intended to highlight directing, writing and other aspects of filmmaking by women. This expands the rating's reach to the site's more than 4 million titles.
Thu, 16 Mar 2017 16:28:00 -0400NPR movie critic Bob Mondello reviews Disney's live-action version of Beauty and The Beast. Is it still a tale as old as time, a song as old as rhyme?
Wed, 15 Mar 2017 18:05:00 -0400Hollywood isn't a big town; everyone knows what everyone else is doing. Still, rival studios often face off, refusing to blink, in movie showdowns that didn't need to happen.
Thu, 09 Mar 2017 16:34:52 -0500In Kong: Skull Island, Hollywood's favorite giant ape returns to theaters, this time befriending Brie Larson and annoying John Goodman.
Tue, 07 Mar 2017 16:44:00 -0500With all the recent talk about politics and the judiciary, NPR's Bob Mondello has been thinking about how judges are depicted on screen. He takes us on a tour from Duck Soup to Judgment at Nuremberg.
Fri, 03 Mar 2017 16:30:00 -0500NPR movie critic Bob Mondello reviews the latest and darkest Marvel movie, Logan, which follows an aging X-Men Wolverine and Charles Xavier.
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 16:26:00 -0500Get Out is an impressively accomplished directorial debut says NPR film critic Bob Mondello.
Fri, 10 Feb 2017 16:23:00 -0500NPR movie critic Bob Mondello reviews John Wick: Chapter 2, an action — repeat "action" — thriller starring Keanu Reeves.
Fri, 03 Feb 2017 17:25:00 -0500The new documentary-style film, Wheeler, explores the life of a country music singer you may not have heard of — for a reason.
Mon, 30 Jan 2017 16:37:00 -0500A review of The Salesman, an Iranian film about a couple whose home life becomes unsettled while they're starring together in a production of Death of a Salesman.
Tue, 24 Jan 2017 16:27:00 -0500Academy Awards nominations were announced Tuesday with the musical, La La Land, receiving 14 nominations, tying a record.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 17:08:00 -0500Most musicals that close after 16 performances barely prompt memories, let alone documentaries. But Merrily We Roll Along rolled along so bizarrely, it became the stuff of Broadway legend.
Thu, 29 Dec 2016 16:08:00 -0500This is the time of year when critics release their best-of lists. Usually, they pick the 10 best — but our film critic Bob Mondello couldn't narrow it down that much. He picked 18 of his favorites.
Mon, 26 Dec 2016 16:25:57 -0500Hidden Figures is a true story about the African-American women of America's space program, and Fences is based on a play by August Wilson.
Fri, 23 Dec 2016 16:49:00 -0500British director Ken Loach is both an award-winning filmmaker and a social activist. His latest film combines those passions.