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NPR movie critic Bob Mondello reviews director Christopher Nolan's new World War II film, Dunkirk, which opens this weekend. [Read More]
Before digital projectors in movie theaters, projectionists had to quickly move from one film reel to the next. NPR takes a look at what's changed... [Read More]
It's not Shakespearean but the no-nonsense leading lady of the new movie Lady Macbeth lives up to her name. [Read More]
Just a few days after director David Lowery finished shooting Disney's live-action Pete's Dragon , he started a project that could hardly have been more... [Read More]
The new film Maudie is an intimate drama about self-taught Canadian painter Maud Lewis. The film also takes a deep dive into her paintings and... [Read More]
The film tells the true story of Maud Lewis, a woman from a small town in Nova Scotia, who, with no formal training, became one... [Read More]
Fifty years ago, on June 12, 1967, the Supreme Court's decision in Loving v. the state of Virginia legalized interracial marriage. Just two weeks earlier,... [Read More]
Hollywood's long history of not putting interracial romance on screen goes all the way back to the Hays Code, which prohibited the depiction of "sex... [Read More]
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Wonder Woman is the first superhero film to be headed by a woman both in front of and behind the camera. Star Gal Gadot and... [Read More]
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. [Read More]
NPR movie critic Bob Mondello reviews a movie that could only come out in the summer — Baywatch, starring Dwayne Johnson and Zac Efron. [Read More]
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... [Read More]
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. [Read More]
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. [Read More]
It was a surprise last time, but now comes volume two of the Marvel superhero team, Guardians of the Galaxy. [Read More]
NPR movie critic Bob Mondello reviews Obit, a documentary about obituary writing at The New York Times. [Read More]
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... [Read More]
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... [Read More]
The Internet Movie Database (IMDb) has adopted the F-rating, a classification system designed to champion women in film. The new rating was created three years... [Read More]