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Fri, 02 Dec 2016 16:12:00 -0500NPR movie critic Bob Mondello has a double-feature review of two films about women who find themselves in drastically altered circumstances in midlife: Things To Come, starring Isabelle Huppert, and Jackie, starring Natalie Portman.
Fri, 25 Nov 2016 16:32:57 -0500NPR movie critic Bob Mondello reviews Lion, a dramatic true story starring Dev Patel as a man who uses Google Earth to search for his family.
Thu, 24 Nov 2016 16:29:25 -0500NPR movie critic Bob Mondello has a preview of the would-be awards contenders and blockbusters Hollywood will be opening as the rest of us open presents.
Fri, 18 Nov 2016 16:26:00 -0500NPR movie critic Bob Mondello reviews a critter double-feature: J.K. Rowling's Fantastic Beats and Where To Find Them and the Studio Ghibli's The Red Turtle.
Mon, 07 Nov 2016 16:17:46 -0500NPR movie critic Bob Mondello reviews Hacksaw Ridge, a film about a World War II hero who changed American attitudes about conscientious objectors.
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 17:00:00 -0400It's life imitating art — election edition. A look at movies that have covered ground that's been well trod this campaign season, like A Face in the Crowd and The Lion in Winter and Ace in the Hole.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 16:19:00 -0400The most rewarding coming-of-age film in many a moon, lyrically luminous Moonlight is the story of a gay African-American youngster in Miami who experiences trouble, trauma and unexpected grace.
Fri, 14 Oct 2016 16:37:00 -0400Christine is a biopic about a TV reporter who committed suicide in a live shot.
Tue, 11 Oct 2016 18:22:57 -0400Polish auteur, Andrzej Wajda, has died. He was a great of Polish cinema who earned an Oscar for his life's work, as well as a Palme d'Or, for a film about Solidarity that was made while the Communists were in power.
Tue, 11 Oct 2016 17:58:00 -0400Well-known films by the director include A Generation, Man of Marble and Man of Iron, which in which characters fight Nazis and communists. His final film will compete for a foreign-language Oscar.
Fri, 07 Oct 2016 16:32:00 -0400Nate Parker's rebellion film The Birth of A Nation and Ava DuVernay's documentary 13th tackle America's racial history, but intersect in complicated ways.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 15:51:00 -0400Deepwater Horizon is the tense and terse story of the Gulf oil rig explosion that became the biggest man-made ecological disaster in history.
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 14:36:00 -0400The Magnificent Seven is a remake of a movie that's already a remake that's updated in both casting and body count.
Fri, 16 Sep 2016 16:31:00 -0400The Toronto International Film Festival is underway. Many likely Academy Awards contenders were unveiled at this year's festival.
Mon, 05 Sep 2016 16:29:45 -0400NPR movie critic Bob Mondello has a selective preview of likely blockbusters and awards contenders that Hollywood has in store for the fall.