Bob MondelloBob 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.
A Delectable 3-D Downpour: After countless failed experiments, a scientist seeking to solve world hunger gets a little more success than he bargained for when he figures out how to turn water into food.
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In Character: Cartoonists in Argentina hosted a barbecue during Disney's visit. He showed up in full gaucho dress, and many joked that he looked more authentic than his hosts.
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Strange interlude: Daniel Breaker plays Youth, the adolescent version of narrator Stew (in background) in Spike Lee's sizzling film version of Stew's semiautobiographical Broadway musical Passing Strange.
Free diver Mandy-Rae Cruikshank swims with dolphins — and plants the hidden cameras that will help record their fate — in Louie Psihoyos' documentary The Cove.
Oceanic Preservation Society