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Bob Mondello reviews movies and covers the arts for NPR News, seeing at least 250 films and 100 plays annually, and shares critiques and commentaries on NPR's award-winning newsmagazine All Things Considered.

Last Build Date: Tue, 25 Oct 2016 17:00:00 -0400

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We've Seen This Election Before, In Classic Movies

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 17:00:00 -0400

It'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.

'Moonlight': A Cinematic Poem Of Love, Loneliness And Coming Out

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 16:19:00 -0400

The 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.

A 'Television First' Becomes A Compelling Character Study In 'Christine'

Fri, 14 Oct 2016 16:37:00 -0400

Christine is a biopic about a TV reporter who committed suicide in a live shot.

Polish Filmmaker Andrzej Wajda Dies At 90

Tue, 11 Oct 2016 18:22:57 -0400

Polish 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.

Filmmaker Andrzej Wajda Dies At 90, Celebrated Resistance To Authoritarianism

Tue, 11 Oct 2016 17:58:00 -0400

Well-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.

A Man And An Amendment Are Re-Examined In 'The Birth Of A Nation' And '13th'

Fri, 07 Oct 2016 16:32:00 -0400

Nate 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.

'Deepwater Horizon' Honors The Sacrifice Without Sacrificing The Action

Fri, 30 Sep 2016 15:51:00 -0400

Deepwater Horizon is the tense and terse story of the Gulf oil rig explosion that became the biggest man-made ecological disaster in history.

This Freshly Diverse 'Seven' Ups The Firepower

Fri, 23 Sep 2016 14:36:00 -0400

The Magnificent Seven is a remake of a movie that's already a remake that's updated in both casting and body count.

Toronto Film Festival Unveils Likely Awards Contenders

Fri, 16 Sep 2016 16:31:00 -0400

The Toronto International Film Festival is underway. Many likely Academy Awards contenders were unveiled at this year's festival.

Hollywood Offers New Batch Of Likely Awards Contenders For Fall

Mon, 05 Sep 2016 16:29:45 -0400

NPR movie critic Bob Mondello has a selective preview of likely blockbusters and awards contenders that Hollywood has in store for the fall.

Gene Wilder Dies From Complications Of Alzheimer's At Age 83

Tue, 30 Aug 2016 05:02:00 -0400

Wilder played neurotic, funny and emotional characters in some of the classic movies of the 1960s, 70s and 80s — including The Producers, Blazing Saddles, Young Frankenstein and Silver Streak.

The First Couple's First Date Charms In 'Southside With You'

Fri, 26 Aug 2016 16:29:00 -0400

A Chicago couple go on a first-date-that's-not-a-date in 1989 in Southside With You. Her name is Michelle. His is Barack.

Meryl Streep's Singer Has Delusions Of Adequacy In 'Florence Foster Jenkins'

Fri, 12 Aug 2016 11:00:00 -0400

In her latest role, Streep plays a real-life laughingstock who fancied herself an opera singer.

'Little Men' Puzzle Out Mysteries Of Friendship And Growth

Fri, 05 Aug 2016 19:00:00 -0400

The film follows two 13-year-olds who bond as their families begin to clash.

Remembering Zelda Fichandler, Matriarch Of American Regional Theater

Thu, 04 Aug 2016 16:26:50 -0400

When the co-founder of Arena Stage in Washington, D.C., made her theater a nonprofit, hundreds of small regional stages followed suit. Fichandler died July 29 at the age of 91.