Bob Mondello 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.

'Battle Of The Sexes' Poised To Be A Crowd-Pleaser All Over Again

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(From left) Timothée Chalamet in Call Me by Your Name; Jason Mitchell in Mudbound; Emma Stone in Battle of the Sexes; and Idris Elba in Molly's Game. 61st BFI London Film Festival/ Steve Dietl, 61st BFI London Film Festival/ Melinda Sue Gordon, 2016 Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation/ Courtesy of TIFF hide caption

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NPR's Movie Preview: 16 New Films To Watch This Fall

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'Call Me By Your Name' Stands Out Among Dozens At Toronto Film Festival

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Artist Jan Van Loos (Dane DeHaan) begins an affair with Sophia Sandvoort (Alicia Vikander) in Tulip Fever. Alex Bailey /The Weinstein Co. hide caption

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'Tulip Fever': A Lush Portrait Of A Florid Affair

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A Closeted Teen Struggles To Maintain His Double Life In 'Beach Rats'

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Rob Brydon (left) and Steve Coogan improvise exaggerated versions of themselves in The Trip to Spain. Rory Mulvey/Courtesy of IFC Films hide caption

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Friends Coogan And Brydon Take Their Dueling Impressions On A 'Trip To Spain'

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When a Native American teenager is found dead, FBI agent Jane Banner (Elizabeth Olson, center) works with local police (Graham Greene, right, Hugh Dillon) to figure out what happened. Fred Hayes/The Weinstein Company hide caption

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Loss Piles Up Deep As Wyoming Snow Drifts In 'Wind River'

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In 2006, Al Gore issued a forceful warning about the threat of climate change in An Inconvenient Truth. More than a decade later, he's followed it up with An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power. Jensen Walker/Paramount Pictures hide caption

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'An Inconvenient Sequel' Is An Effective, Cautiously Optimistic, 'I Told You So'

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In 'Dunkirk,' Christopher Nolan Brings New Life To True World War II Story

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Step Inside A Movie Projection Booth To See What's Changed Since Film

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Katharine (Florence Pugh) is mesmerizing as she seethes in Lady Macbeth. Courtesy of Roadside Attractions hide caption

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'Lady Macbeth' Turns Sound And Fury Into Victorian Noir

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A Ghost Story unfolds in long, static shots, most of them without faces to hang onto. Bret Curry/Courtesy of A24 hide caption

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Grief Hangs Around At Home In 'A Ghost Story'

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In 'Spider-Man: Homecoming,' Tom Holland's Peter Parker Finally Comes Home

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'Maudie' Paints Intimate Portrait Of Canadian Painter Maud Lewis

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