Glen Weldon

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Toronto International Film Festival 2019 Preview: The Films We're Most Excited About

Wednesday, September 04, 2019

The NPR Movies Team picks the 12 films they're most looking forward to seeing — movies that will likely end up in theaters or on streaming services sometime in the next few months.


'Dark Crystal: Age Of Resistance': Gorgeous, Multi-Faceted, Hollow At Its Center

Friday, August 30, 2019

Netflix's 10-episode series — a prequel to the 1982 film — is, like the original, breathtaking to look at, but its thinly-drawn characters can't carry their narrative weight.


NPR's Fall TV Preview: 19 Shows To Watch Out For

Wednesday, August 28, 2019

Whether they're watching sitcoms, prime-time dramas or something else altogether, our television and pop culture critics present a guide to the new programs and series coming out soon.


In The Brisk Horror-Comedy 'Ready Or Not,' Bluebloods Are Out For Blood

Wednesday, August 21, 2019

The film, about a wealthy clan who play a deadly game of hide-and-seek with a young woman (the fantastic Samara Weaving) marrying into the family, is fast, fun and not for the squeamish.


'Legion' Ends Its Three-Season-Long Strange Trip

Tuesday, August 13, 2019

FX's surreal, gorgeous, not-quite-a-superhero-show concluded with neither a bang nor a whimper, but instead with time travel, Pink Floyd, forgiveness and an outpouring of empathy.


Superhero Satire 'The Boys' Doesn't Have Much New To Say, But Says It Loudly

Friday, July 26, 2019

"What if superheroes were evil?" isn't the rich fodder for storytelling the series thinks it is, but some compelling performances keep the show from descending into depressing nihilism.


Man, It's A Hot One. Here Are Some Ideas For Staying Distracted From The Heat

Saturday, July 20, 2019

When it's super hot, sometimes cold thoughts is all you've got. Three NPR colleagues offer suggestions on what to watch, hear and read to get in a chilled state of mind.


'The Lion King' Had The Perfect Villain Song. This Time, 'Be Prepared' For Less

Wednesday, July 17, 2019

We know it sounds sordid, but there's something missing in the 2019 version of Scar's bad-guy anthem — and it's the very thing that made the mustache-twirling original so iconic.


'Dark Phoenix' Channels The Cosmic Power Of The Comics, Avoids Going Down In Flames

Thursday, June 06, 2019

Thanks to a sure(ish) grip on Marvel's mutants-as-metaphor approach to storytelling, the film brings a classic comics storyline to life. Sure, it's melodramatic — but that's the X-Men for you.


'Good Omens' Serves Up A Cozy, Strangely Heartwarming Apocalypse

Thursday, May 30, 2019

Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman's 1990 novel about an angel and demon striving to prevent the end of the world becomes a charming, very British series that turns the apocalypse into a spot of bother.


NPR's Summer Movie Guide: 27 Films Coming Soon To Theaters

Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Superhero capes and cartoons headline this year's batch of summer flicks, but there's plenty of smaller and weirder stuff, too. Here are the movies we're looking forward to this season.


Are Fans Satisfied With The 'Game Of Thrones' Series Finale?

Monday, May 20, 2019

Game of Thrones is over, but dark shadows loom on the horizon just beyond the smoldering landscape. The spinoffs are coming.


'Game Of Thrones' Finale, Season 8, Episode 6: 'No One Is Very Happy'

Monday, May 20, 2019

After eight seasons, 73 episodes and a whole lot of characters saying "bend the knee" all the time, HBO's massive fantasy series is finally over.


'Fleabag' Returns For Season 2

Sunday, May 19, 2019

The second season of the acclaimed Amazon series Fleabag brings back creator/writer/star Phoebe Waller-Bridge in her role as an angry, funny, mixed-up young woman living in London.


'Game Of Thrones' Season 8, Episode 5: 'Let It Be Fear'

Monday, May 13, 2019

In the series' penultimate episode, the quality of mercy gets seriously strained. And stabbed. And set aflame. And razed. And several characters meet their final fates.


'Game Of Thrones' Season 8, Episode 4: 'Vomiting Is Not Celebrating'

Monday, May 06, 2019

In the fourth episode of the series' final season, our heroes celebrate their hard-won victory over Evil Snow Miser, prepare for the next battle and suffer some distressing casualties.


Your Guide To Free Comic Book Day 2019: Best Bets For Every Reader

Friday, May 03, 2019

Once again, we provide you with capsule reviews of the 53(!) books that comics shops will be handing out this Saturday, May 4th.


'Game Of Thrones' Season 8, Episode 3: 'At Least We're Already In A Crypt'

Monday, April 29, 2019

The Battle of Winterfell is finally here, and it's the most brutal episode of the series yet — one that comes with a body count and a surprise, truly shattering conclusion.


News Brief: China's Belt And Road Initiative, Pivot District, 'Avengers'

Friday, April 26, 2019

Chinese President Xi Jinping is hosting world leaders in a forum on China's Belt and Road Initiative. Also, a look at a district that voted for Obama and then Trump.


Mourning Has Broken Them: 'Avengers: Endgame'

Wednesday, April 24, 2019

The culmination of the Avengers franchise proves a remarkably intimate and somber affair until it concludes with a climactic battle more thrilling than anything superhero cinema has delivered to date.