Bob Mondello Bob Mondello reviews movies and covers the arts for NPR and shares critiques and commentaries on NPR's award-winning newsmagazine All Things Considered.
Bob Mondello's Favorite Movies of 2004
A 'Merchant of Venice' of Its Own Time, for Our Time
'Phantom of the Opera' Offers Extravagant Take on Webber Musical
Lemony Snicket on the Big Screen
'Aviator' an Audience-Friendly Portrayal of Hughes
In 'Life Aquatic,' Anderson Gets a Bigger Budget
Not-so-Merry Holiday Films
Jeunet, Tatou Team for a Romantic 'Engagement'
Sizing Up the Holiday Blockbusters
Almodovar's 'Bad Education' Goes Below the Surface of Filmmaking
'Finding Neverland' Takes Enchanted Look at Author
Pixar Unveils 'The Incredibles'
Hollywood Mines Stage for Material
Bale's 'Machinist' a Gaunt and Gripping Thriller