Movies: Movie Reviews and Commentary on New and Classic Films NPR Movies podcast, movie reviews, and commentary on new and classic films. Interviews with filmmakers, actors, and actresses.

America's Last Blockbuster: 'There's A Line Of Customers At The Store Right Now'

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/629362021/629362022" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

MoviePass CEO Discusses Future Of Company And Business Model

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/629281989/629281990" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Director Gus Van Sant Discusses 'Don't Worry He Won't Get Far On Foot'

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/629282017/629282018" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

'Robin Williams: Come Inside My Mind' Explores Comic's Creative Life

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/629282024/629282025" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

The Reporting Before The Iraq War In 'Shock And Awe'

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/629212990/629212991" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Nigel Munyati, the director of the Zimbabwean International Film and Festival Trust, launched a film competition based on a single question: "What does it mean to be Zimbabwean?" The submissions came in slowly at first. "Young Zimbabweans are still tentative about taking advantage of that freedom of speech," he says. Claire Harbage/NPR hide caption

toggle caption
Claire Harbage/NPR

'Free But Not Free': Zimbabwe's Amateur Filmmakers Turn A Lens On Their Country

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/628531508/629588556" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Scarlett Johansson announced on Friday she is dropping out of the starring role in Rub & Tug, a film about a transgender man who ran an extensive prostitution ring during the 1970s and '80s. Jordan Strauss/Invision hide caption

toggle caption
Jordan Strauss/Invision

Remembering 1950s Hollywood Heartthrob Tab Hunter

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/628800873/628910832" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

In 'What Will People Say' A Norwegian Teenager Must Navigate A Clash Of Cultures

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/628907305/628907306" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

What Will People Say is the story of Nisha (Maria Mozhdah), a Pakistani-Norwegian girl caught up in her family's fear of public shaming. Kono Lorber hide caption

toggle caption
Kono Lorber

Elsie Fisher plays Kayla, a teenager voted the "most quiet" girl in her class, in the film, Eighth Grade. A24 hide caption

toggle caption
A24

'Eighth Grade' Captures Awkwardness And Impermanence Of American Adolescence

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/628385837/628911248" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

If You're Familiar With Bo Burnham's Humor, 'Eighth Grade' Will Surprise You

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/628546579/628546580" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Dwayne Johnson (sometimes known as Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson) plays Will Sawyer in Skyscraper, a movie where The Rock fights a skyscraper. Well, sort of. Legendary Pictures hide caption

toggle caption
Legendary Pictures

Lakeith Stanfield stars as telemarketer Cassius Green in Sorry to Bother You. Peter Prato/Annapurna Pictures hide caption

toggle caption
Peter Prato/Annapurna Pictures

Actor Lakeith Stanfield: 'We All Have Images That We're Attempting To Push'

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/627266853/627417611" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

'Three Identical Strangers' Tells The Astounding Story Of Triplets Separated At Birth

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/627260971/627317905" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Marsha Hunt played a maid who penned a tell-all memoir opposite Richard Carlson in the 1942 romantic comedy The Affairs Of Martha. Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/Getty Images

Actress Marsha Hunt, 100, Has Matters Of Principle

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/626322797/626800577" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Dwayne Johnson plays a U.S. military veteran framed for setting the world's tallest building on fire — while his family is trapped in it — in the new movie Skyscraper. Legendary Pictures hide caption

toggle caption
Legendary Pictures

'Skyscraper' Director Made A 'Love Letter' To The Classic Action Blockbusters

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/626606033/626800553" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript