Bob Mondello appears in the following:
Friday, October 09, 2015
Danny Boyle's new biopic, Steve Jobs, is a look at the man who made Apple mean computers, not fruit. NPR film critic Bob Mondello says it's an invigorating story told in three acts of crisis.
Thursday, October 08, 2015
There are a large number of LGBT films in theaters this fall. NPR explores what that says about Hollywood and society in general.
Saturday, October 03, 2015
Argentina's newest tourist attraction is housed in a repurposed century-old Beaux Arts Central Post Office building. The Centro Cultural Kirchner is one of the largest cultural centers in the world.
Friday, October 02, 2015
An Iranian director banned from making films skirts the rules again in Jafar Panahi's Taxi.
Thursday, September 17, 2015
NPR's Audie Cornish talks with NPR's film critic Bob Mondello and pop culture blogger Linda Holmes about the films they loved — and didn't — at Toronto International Film Festival.
Wednesday, September 09, 2015
NPR film critic Bob Mondello reviews a new drama from China by director Zhang Yimou about a Cultural Revolution detainee who returns to a wife who does not recognize him.
Monday, September 07, 2015
NPR offers a selective preview of what Hollywood has in store at theaters between Labor Day and Thanksgiving.
Friday, August 14, 2015
NPR film critic Bob Mondello remembers the first movie he ever saw in a theater — Sleeping Beauty — and what it meant to him.
Monday, August 10, 2015
Chances are, it's hot out wherever you are. NPR film critic Bob Mondello talks about movies that will help you chill out on a summer day.
Friday, July 31, 2015
Bob Mondello looks at the most-produced shows at high schools through seven decades and ponders what the choices made by drama teachers tell us.
Tuesday, July 21, 2015
The unusual installations at The Mattress Factory include a gallery with a hole in the floor, a mirrored room full of mannequins and polka dots and an entire townhouse woven with miles of black yarn.
Friday, July 17, 2015
NPR film critic Bob Mondello reviews two crime movies — Irrational Man and Mr. Holmes — that have different philosophies on logic.
Friday, July 10, 2015
Do I Sound Gay? follows a documentarian as he delves into his voice and the stereotypes associated with it, while Tangerine delivers a cinematic portrait of transgender sex workers in Los Angeles.
Friday, July 03, 2015
This weekend marks the 40th anniversary of the movie, Jaws, the original summer blockbuster.
Wednesday, July 01, 2015
NPR's Bob Mondello looks at the Independence Day weekend blockbusters, Magic Mike XXL and Terminator Genisys.
Wednesday, June 17, 2015
Movie critic Bob Mondello says The Tribe is about big things — love, violence — and made entirely in sign language without any subtitles, voiceovers, or translations of any sort.
Friday, June 12, 2015
Me and Earl and the Dying Girl was a surprise smash at this year's Sundance Film Festival; it's a tale of three teens facing mortality that manages to capture teen angst without wallowing in drama.
Wednesday, June 10, 2015
NPR's Bob Mondello reviews a dramatic film about an aboriginal hunter who yearns for a life in Australia, like the one his parents had.
Monday, June 08, 2015
NPR film critic Bob Mondello notes that this year's most popular movies are surprisingly womancentric. That's more than at any other time in at least three decades.
Friday, June 05, 2015
NPR film critic Bob Mondello says Spy is a generous, smart, sexy comedy, surrounding a generous, smart, sexy star. It was a long time coming, but it was worth the wait.