Bob Mondello appears in the following:
Monday, May 29, 2017
NPR movie critic Bob Mondello has a selective preview of the would-be blockbusters and awards-contenders Hollywood is sending our way before Labor Day.
Friday, May 26, 2017
NPR movie critic Bob Mondello reviews a movie that could only come out in the summer — Baywatch, starring Dwayne Johnson and Zac Efron.
Tuesday, May 23, 2017
Though most came to know him in the James Bond films, Roger Moore first displayed his brand of undercover suave in the TV series, The Saint. Moore died Tuesday at the age of 89.
Friday, May 19, 2017
NPR movie critic Bob Mondello reviews The Commune, a Danish drama about a living arrangement that doesn't turn out the way its organizers expected.
Friday, May 12, 2017
NPR movie critic Bob Mondello reviews The Wall, a film about two American snipers pinned down by an Iraqi sniper, behind a rapidly crumbling wall.
Friday, May 05, 2017
It was a surprise last time, but now comes volume two of the Marvel superhero team, Guardians of the Galaxy.
Friday, April 28, 2017
NPR movie critic Bob Mondello reviews Obit, a documentary about obituary writing at The New York Times.
Friday, April 21, 2017
Citizen Jane: Battle for the City is a documentary about Jane Jacobs, whose 1961 book The Death and Life of Great American Cities changed urban planning.
Friday, April 14, 2017
NPR movie critic Bob Mondello reviews a new Richard Gere film for which the title seems to say it all. It's called Norman: The Moderate Rise and Tragic Fall of a New York Fixer.
Friday, April 07, 2017
Your Name. was the most popular film in the world for the first two months of 2017. Now, the deeply resonant body-switching anime comes to the U.S.
Friday, March 31, 2017
Two documentaries out now flex a bit of moviemaking technique: All This Panic, about young women exploring what life has to offer, and God Knows Where I Am, about a woman who's sure she's seen it all.
Wednesday, March 22, 2017
The 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.
Thursday, March 16, 2017
NPR 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?
Wednesday, March 15, 2017
Hollywood 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.
Thursday, March 09, 2017
In Kong: Skull Island, Hollywood's favorite giant ape returns to theaters, this time befriending Brie Larson and annoying John Goodman.
Tuesday, March 07, 2017
With 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.
Friday, March 03, 2017
NPR movie critic Bob Mondello reviews the latest and darkest Marvel movie, Logan, which follows an aging X-Men Wolverine and Charles Xavier.
Thursday, February 23, 2017
Get Out is an impressively accomplished directorial debut says NPR film critic Bob Mondello.
Friday, February 10, 2017
NPR movie critic Bob Mondello reviews John Wick: Chapter 2, an action — repeat "action" — thriller starring Keanu Reeves.
Friday, February 03, 2017
The new documentary-style film, Wheeler, explores the life of a country music singer you may not have heard of — for a reason.