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.
'Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress'
'Happy Endings' Weaves Ten Tales
'Murderball' Offers Raw Look at Life in a Wheelchair
'Cronicas' Sets a Thriller in Ecuador
'War of the Worlds' Vies for Blockbuster Title
A Social Tapestry on Film, in Verse: 'Yes'
Triangulating Comedy in 'Apres Vous'
Love in New York: 'Heights'
100th Anniversary of First-Ever U.S. Movie Theater
'Batman Begins' Traces a Franchise's Beginnings
'Mr. and Mrs. Smith' Is Just Summer Fun
James Dean Unforgettable Even 50 Years After Death
Assessing the Summer Movie Crop
'Madagascar' is a Perfectly Pleasant Destination