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Cross-Cultural Casting: Noteworthy for Hollywood, but Not Exactly New

All Things Considered

01:56 min | Last week

Cross-Cultural Casting: Noteworthy for Hollywood, but Not Exactly New

"About unconventional casting choices in film and TV. Mindy Kaling playing Velma and Scooby Doo spinoff Black Jamaican actress Jodie Turner Smith playing the doomed wife of Henry, the eighth and the British miniseries and Berlin. My dear sister No holds a loose tongue in her head. So does this sort of diverse casting violate some unspoken rule about realism critic Bob Mondello takes a long view, he says. Cross cultural Casting has always raised eyebrows, even though it's as old as casting itself in the fifth century BC When the Greek playwright escalates, needed a defense attorney for his leading man in the tragedy, the Oresteia he picked the God Apollo choice You do not make if you're worried about verisimilitude in casting. Live theater has always assumed the audience can make imaginative leaps. Whether it's depicting warrior kings who rant my kingdom for a horse or founding fathers who rap. I am not throwing away my shot. Hamilton, of course, is a special case. Just like my country. I'm young, scrappy and hungry, and I'm Shot. It's a Broadway musical, famous not just for putting hip hop in the mouths of Thomas Jefferson and George Washington but for matching black and brown faces to those historic white characters. Every time I write a piece of theater, I'm trying to get us on the board Latino composer lyricist Lin Manuel Miranda, speaking with fresh air's Terry Gross, black and Brown artist. This is a story of America, then told by America Now it's our country to with inclusion as Hamilton's calling card, diverse audiences made it a worldwide phenomenon, an outcome that seems natural. In retrospect, but that flew in the face of decades of theater practice in 1986. When the stage union actors equity convened the first national symposium on nontraditional casting. It noted that more than 90% of actors hired in the U. S were white and presented scenes designed to help theatre makers consider other possibilities. In Tennessee Williams's

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‘Black Widow’ Soars to Pandemic Box Office Record

Hidden Brain

00:54 sec | 2 weeks ago

‘Black Widow’ Soars to Pandemic Box Office Record

"Go along. Marvel's black widow is lining as lighting up movie boxes. This movie box offices this weekend, NPR's Bob Mondello has more getting black widow into theaters took forever originally set to open in May of 2020. The film's premiere was pushed by the pandemic first to September then to May of this year, and finally to this weekend plan, or shall I just a duck and cover? My plan was to drive us away. A real plan sucks. But all the waiting has paid off between Thursday previews in Friday's opening day, the film has taken in almost $40 million, which should translate to about $90 million for the full weekend. That's not huge for a Marvel movie. It's a record for the pandemic, and it's led to another record the first weekend in 16 months where the box Office for all films will top 125 million. Industry sighs of relief would probably be audible, if not for black widows

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'Black Widow' Sets Pandemic Record With $80 Million in Theaters

TED Radio Hour

00:52 sec | 2 weeks ago

'Black Widow' Sets Pandemic Record With $80 Million in Theaters

"Black widow is lighting up movie box offices this weekend. NPR's Bob Mondello has more getting black widow into theaters took forever originally set to open in May of 2020. The film's premiere was pushed by the pandemic first to September than to May of this year. And finally to this weekend plan, or shall I just stay? Duck and cover? My plan was to drive us away. A real plan sucks. But all the waiting has paid off. Between Thursday previews and Friday's opening day, the film has taken in almost $40 million, which should translate to about $90 million for the full weekend. That's not huge for a Marvel movie. It's a record for the pandemic, and it's led to another record the first weekend in 16 months where the box Office for all films will top 125 million industry. Sighs of relief would probably be audible if not for black widows on screen explosions.

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Will Smith, Antoine Fuqua Won’t Shoot ‘Emancipation’ in Georgia

Morning Becomes Eclectic

00:49 sec | 3 months ago

Will Smith, Antoine Fuqua Won’t Shoot ‘Emancipation’ in Georgia

"The film Emancipation, starring Will Smith will move production out of Georgia in response to that state's recently enacted voting restrictions. NPR's Bob Mondello has details. After weeks of talks between filmmakers and Georgia officials director Antoine Fuqua and actor Will Smith issued a statement. We cannot in good conscience, it reads provide economic support to a government that enacts regressive voting laws that are designed to restrict voter access. The film Emancipation bought by Apple after a bidding war is based on the story of an escaped slave who was whipped so severely When a photo of his scars was published in 18 63. It shocked the world public figures in Georgia, including Stacey Abrams had argued against moving Hollywood productions from the state. But the optics for this film struck the filmmakers as untenable.

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Actors of Color Sweep Sag Awards for the First Time

NPR News Now

00:55 sec | 4 months ago

Actors of Color Sweep Sag Awards for the First Time

"The screen actors guild has announced the winners of its sag awards. Npr's bob mondello reports. They could possibly up an oscar calculations for the first time at the sag awards performers of color one in all four acting categories viola davis and the late chadwick. Boseman won best actress and best actor as blues musicians in marinas black bottom daniel polluters fire return as activist. Fred hampton took best supporting actor in judas and the black messiah and as minorities feisty korean grandmother us young yoon won best supporting actress because the screen actors guild represents so many voters at the academy awards. The sags are often regarded as predictors of oscar success last year. The guild awarded best acting ensemble parasite beginning that films march to a best picture. Win at the oscars. This year's award for acting on samba went to trial of the chicago. Seven

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George Segal, Veteran of Drama and TV Comedy, Is Dead at 87

NPR News Now

00:50 sec | 4 months ago

George Segal, Veteran of Drama and TV Comedy, Is Dead at 87

"Actor george seagal has died at eighty seven after complications from heart surgery his career spans six decades from the longest day to the goldbergs. Purist bob mondello has this remembrance. He was an idealistic painter. In ship of fools scheming prisoner of war in king rat a biology professor savaged in the domestic brawl. That was who's afraid of virginia woolf but it was his lightness in comedy that endeared george segal to audiences whether trying to scare his domineering mother to death in. Where's papa or starting an affair with glenda jackson in a touch of class about your wife. We've been married for eleven years and not once in all that time. Have i ever been unfaithful to her in the same city. She now down. In more recent decades seagal had settled comfortably into tv stardom as magazine editor. Jack gallo in just shoot me. And for the last eight years as pops in the

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David Fincher's Mank Scores the Most Oscar Nominations of 2021

Press Play with Madeleine Brand

00:58 sec | 4 months ago

David Fincher's Mank Scores the Most Oscar Nominations of 2021

"Will lead the parade of Oscar contenders and Hollywood's 93rd Academy Awards. NPR's Bob Mondello has more Hollywood loves a Hollywood story, and this year it's embracing one about the man who wrote Citizen Kane. Call me Mac Mac. Thank thanks, mate. Thanks is Harmon Mankowitz. But where to call him Manc Black and white Netflix production, which did not play in movie theaters. Thanks to a pandemic dispensation this year from the academy, Manc received 10 nominations, including Best Picture, Best original screenplay. Best actor Gary Oldman, Best supporting actress Amanda Sife, Ret and best director, David Fincher. It's followed in the best picture category by six films with six nominations each Judas in the Black Messiah, The Father, Minotti, Nomad Land, The Sound of Metal and the Trial of the Chicago Seven and one with five nominations, promising young woman The Oscars will be handed out on April 25th Bob Mondello NPR news The NASDAQ composite

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Regina King Imagines What 4 Black Icons Gathering In 1964 Might Have Looked Like

All Things Considered

04:18 min | 7 months ago

Regina King Imagines What 4 Black Icons Gathering In 1964 Might Have Looked Like

"It sounds like quite a party for African American icons gathering after a heavyweight championship bout in 1964, New champ Caches, Clay joined by three famous pals, fullback Jim Brown, singer Sam Cooke and activist Malcolm X, which had been a fly on the wall. Well, critic Bob Mondello says the movie one night in Miami grants that wish It really happened at the Hampton House Motel on February 25 1964 in the film's imagining of how things went down. Malcolm, who had been flown in by the soon to be Champ Asses, spiritually advisor suggested they get together afterwards for friends celebrating the man of the hour on his big night catches. Marcellus Clay is the new heavyweight champion of the World, boy, and I don't even have it on my face. He spies himself in the mirror. Oh, my goodness. Okay. Okay. What cash? What Um, I so pretty Oh, on I'm only 22 years old. There's no way I'm supposed to be this great. We've met the guys separately. By this time clay sparring in practices and in the ring Jim Brown, arguably the greatest running back in an NFL history, paying a visit to a white Georgia neighbor who swears that I've never been prouder to see that I live on ST Simon's Island, and I am Place with a great Jim Brown. It's from, but they're out on his porch because he doesn't allow. I'm paraphrasing black people in his house. We've watched King of Soul Sam Cooke opening to a white audience at the height of his fame. How's everybody feeling tonight? Too quick. It's And Malcolm X concerned about how his rift with the nation of Islam will affect his family. Thank goodness you're safe for other girls, not put them to bed. Oh, I promised I'd be here in time to tuck man now with Malcolm as their host there at a party with no booze, no snacks. No one else except the nation of Islam. Guards at the door. Brown and cooked especially were expecting something bigger. This part is all too Ah, hop star China Downstairs is open all night. We could throw the shindig. Where is Malcolm would lighten the hell up. Just looking out for me. Sam's Big Boy Catch Regina King's feature film directing debut has her working with screenwriter Kemp powers to open up his own stage play in clever ways. They re create the hotel pool photo shoot for that famous image of cash is clay boxing underwater, for instance, can name swim Boy gonna mess around and drowned. But as a performer herself, King makes the film primarily and actors showcase. Clay is the flashiest part with actor Eli Garay, letting us see both the champs bravado and the nerves he's hiding about joining the nation of Islam. Al this Hodge smolders as Jim Brown, who's wearied of working for team owners and will soon parlay football fame into a Hollywood contract. Just gladiators. Cash without rule is sitting up there in his box, giving us the thumbs up or the thumbs down. Well, I don't want no damn ruler. Alright, lets the autumn junior later of Broadway's Hamilton is

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Christopher Nolan's Sci-FI Thriller 'Tenet' Delayed Indefinitely

Morning Edition

03:02 min | 1 year ago

Christopher Nolan's Sci-FI Thriller 'Tenet' Delayed Indefinitely

"Off Hollywood's calendar indefinitely. NPR's Bob Mondello reports They have a season killing ripple effect when the rest of Hollywood was backing away from opening dates in May and June. All I have for you is a word, everyone in the business put their faith in Christopher Nolan sci fi thriller, It'll open the right doors. Some of the wrong ones. Two doors tenant needed to open our in multiplexes. All the movie studios have been pushing back theatrical openings over concern about the pandemic, with some titles, even jumping straight to streaming. But Warner Brothers and director Nolan, whose blockbusters inception, Dunkirk and the Batman Dark Knight trilogy have made billions of dollars on the big screen were adamant that there $200 million thriller would be the 10th pole that would hold up the summer moviegoing tent. When theater chains got open, they said tenant would bring the crowd is about survival for theater owners. It is about survival all through the spring, Nolan and Warners held firm. That they would premiere tenant in cinemas on July 17. But as it became clear that theater chains would not be fully opened by this past weekend, that date slipped first to July 31 then 2 August 12 and now Warner's has taken tenant off its release calendar, promising to quote share a 2020 release date. Imminently Endquote TheStreet. Dio also said it would not be giving tenant a traditional global day and date release industry speak for opening all over the planet at once. Warner's didn't specify what a nontraditional release might look like. That part is a little dramatic Speculation in film circles has been that given the rising number of covert 19 cases in the U. S, and the flattening of curves elsewhere. A studio might try premiering tenant overseas, Christopher Nolan blockbusters tend to do 2/3 of their business in foreign countries and some major territories, South Korea, Japan, China and a few European markets have been re opening cinemas predicting box office grosses in that sort of fragmented here, and their release, though, would require a crystal ball or the abilities of the film's leading man with a future. Inversions without those powers. Let's just note that in China and South Korea when cinemas have reopened, they've done so with stringent social distancing protocols and fewer Showtime's to allow for deep cleaning of auditoriums. Theaters operating at, say 30% of their usual capacity will not be turning out a lot of box office records. That will also be true at cinemas in the US and of course, some of the biggest movie markets here are still in one form or another of lock down. It would be unprecedented to premiere a major blockbuster and not play New York or Los Angeles on opening weekend. But right now, A lot of things are unprecedented. Bob Mondello NPR news

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"bob mondello" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM

WNYC 93.9 FM

01:30 min | 1 year ago

"bob mondello" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM

"Box office grosses in that sort of fragmented here, and their release, though, would require a crystal ball or the abilities of the film's leading man. You can communicate with future time travel. Inversions without those powers. Let's just note that in China and South Korea when cinemas have reopened, they've done so with stringent social distancing protocols and fewer Showtime's to allow for deep cleaning of auditoriums. Theaters operating at, say 30% of their usual capacity will not be turning out a lot of box office records. That will also be true at cinemas in the US and of course, some of the biggest movie markets here are still in one form or another of lock down. It would be unprecedented to premiere a major blockbuster and not play New York or Los Angeles on opening weekend. But right now, A lot of things are unprecedented. Bob Mondello NPR news This is NPR news. You're listening to a morning edition here on W N. Y C coming up. We look at the possibility of 150 Department of Homeland Security agents being sent to Chicago by President Trump to tamp down violence. We'll have that story coming up. Later this hour, currently 80 degrees going up to 88 this afternoon with sunny skies tonight it will be partly cloudy. There's a chance we could see some overnight.

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Two New Movies Exploring Mother-Daughter-Granddaughter Relationships Reviewed

All Things Considered

04:03 min | 1 year ago

Two New Movies Exploring Mother-Daughter-Granddaughter Relationships Reviewed

"New movies, a French drama, tea and an Australian thriller Center on fraud. Mother daughter granddaughter relationships in the French film the truth, The characters can't agree on where the truth lies. Our critic Bob Mondello says that puts the film way ahead of Thehunt horror movie characters in relic. Kay and her college age daughter are on a rescue mission in relic to grandmother's house. They go after a call alerts them that no one's seen her in a few days. Mom K, played by Emily Mortimer is concerned that grand might be slipping mentally, the House suggests as much post it note reminders everywhere. Serious clutter mold on walls, a bowl of rotting fruit. A police search turns up nothing. And then, With what? Never posted night. Take them to my house. I could decorate it. However, I want mothers and daughters struggling to help one another. As memories fade and then inescapable. Fate looms ever larger. In the drama T the truth. The tensions are far lighter, if no less heartfelt when a screenwriter played by Juliette Binoche arrives with family to visit her mother Ibn, one of France's most celebrated movie stars. Cancel it. Yes, even though there is a prison just behind Fabian, The celebrated movie star who lives in this castle is played by Katherine Dinner, arguably France's most celebrated movie star. And the film delights in playing with that, casting the nerves reputation as an imperious, slightly distant film icon recycled for the part of Ben OSHA's Imperia, slightly distant mother, who has written a memoir titled La Very Tae. The Truth. You know, Sh, armed with copious notes, bristles that much of what Fabian has written. Never happened. Not wanted me, Aviva. Thanks. You're using post its marvels Fabian before protesting. I'm an actress. I won't tell the naked truth As it happened. She rarely even tells the fully clothed truth, But that's where they're fun lies. Director Hirokazu Kore Hiedeh, working for the first time in a language other than his native Japanese plays with all manner of truths in love every day from Fabian explaining to the grand daughter who needs her to be a witch. Yes, she does have magical powers. I heat logic to this ground Damn of French cinema getting stage fright on a sci fi film set. Then conjuring and acted truth. That's kind of breathtaking. You're invited to conflate the character of Fabian with dinner of herself, and it's clear that the star whose middle name is Fabian, Let's note is having fun blurring those lines. Korea has even provided a plot point that centers on the signature dress black with white collar and cuffs. The din of war in Belle de jour 53 years ago, all in the service of a story in the truth about family and filmmaking, mothers and daughters memory and the comforting fictions. We think we remember I'm

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"bob mondello" Discussed on KQED Radio

KQED Radio

05:08 min | 1 year ago

"bob mondello" Discussed on KQED Radio

"Quest is a quest the just behind this one is that where once there was magic in the world folks decided that spells and sorcery were too tough to master so they replaced them with technology light bulbs rather than ethereal glows a centaur who could gallop but drives a police cruiser a critter that's part lion part scorpion and once stood guard over treasury now runs a theme restaurant that's the main support which means that Ian and barley are looking in on word for the same thing that audiences generally look to Pixar for magic and they find it on occasion in a touching finale for instance that has everything to do with the bonds of family and a brotherly love if the road to that emotional magic is less and chanting than Pixar at it's best well we're talking on word here not up word and even mid level Pixar still casts a spell I'm Bob Mondello this is NPR news it's KQED news I'm terrorists either twenty one of the forty six people tested on the grand princess cruise ship are positive for the new coronavirus they were tested yesterday after some people on board experienced flu like symptoms the ship has been anchored off the central California coast since Wednesday as federal state and local officials figure out how to deal with the situation vice president Mike pence made the announcement today adding that the ship with its thirty five hundred passengers and crew will be docking sometime this weekend at a non commercial port all passengers and crew will be tested for the corona virus of those that need to be quarantined we'll be quarantine those that require additional medical attention will receive it pence says federal officials are working with California to identify military bases where testing can be done R. Rheingold is a professor of epidemiology at UC Berkeley school of public health so there are reports that some some of the people who were exposed to the virus I have been taking multiple tests and getting mixed results some negative some positive might we see that on this cruise ship some of these negatives that have come back you know fundamentally even if it passes if you well perfect it it it doesn't mean that you might not have a negative test one day in a positive tests a day later that you know the fact that some of the people tested positive I'm pretty certain those are true positives and reflect the fact they're definitely infected the fact that some of them tested negative they they may truly be negative or they make you know if you tested them again tomorrow the next day turned out to be positive and would you expect that they will be tested you know over the next week or two weeks well I think there's clearly an enormous challenge the question here the first question is how to take care of the people who we know are sick and then the next question is what about the other three thousand people who either are have a negative test at the moment have not been tested yet going beyond the cruise ship do we need I mean what is your sense of like how many tests are available and whether how many more we need within the state we currently have eleven public health laboratories that have the caskets if you want to test someone for coronavirus you want to be tested for phone wires my understanding is that a licensed health care provider needs to submit the sample and it needs to be approved by the local health department before it can be tested for the corona virus you know I understand exactly why that's the set up that it is but but it you know it it it certainly is going to put an enormous strain on healthcare providers and it's going to put in a normal strain on local health departments that you know to to so that when somebody you know needs testing it did they go through all these various steps so it just means more work for people with at the event I'll take care of patients and people trying to do local public health what is your sense of of how long this might be with us I mean I know that there's a learning curve here with this virus we still don't know a lot but I mean I read do you have a sense of we're talking weeks months many months I would die would prognosticator that we're gonna be dealing with this for months to come matter minimum unfortunately going to have some very sick people in some gas and we're gonna have an enormous burden put on the medical care providers and not the public health infrastructure wrangled is a professor of epidemiology at UC Berkeley's school.

'Sonic The Hedgehog' Zooms Ahead At Box Office — A Surprise To Some

Marketplace

00:41 sec | 1 year ago

'Sonic The Hedgehog' Zooms Ahead At Box Office — A Surprise To Some

"The movie sonic the hedgehog set a record at the box office this weekend that surprised industry observers and even the film's own studio NPR's Bob Mondello has details sonic a blue hedgehog from outer space took home about seventy million dollars in his first four days in theaters a happy ending to a story that did not look happy when the first trailer arrives I'm signing a little ball of super energy in an extremely handsome package fans of the video game let it be known last year that they thought the package wasn't handsome enough and the filmmakers listen I was not expecting what I was expecting not to expect so it doesn't have the digital creature now

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"bob mondello" Discussed on NPR News Now

NPR News Now

01:32 min | 1 year ago

"bob mondello" Discussed on NPR News Now

"Portrayed charismatic. Tough guys most famously. Slay his lead role in Spartacus. A film in which he co starred and produced. NPR's movie critic. Bob Mondello has this appreciation. He played a prizefighter in the champion mcraven journalist in Ace in the hole and Vincent Van Gogh in lust for life always with a cleft chin. Always with a chip on his shoulder in Spartacus through clenched teeth with he took on the whole Roman empire nothing offscreen. Douglas also led an open revolt helping to end Hollywood blacklist late in life after being sidelined by stroke he turned to philanthropy building public playgrounds and he wrote memoirs and children's books. He was the last great movie star of his generation. John Wayne cary grant Gregory Peck Kirk. Douglas outlived them. All Bob Mondello Condello. NPR News health officials in China. Say The death toll from the corona viruses. Now five hundred sixty four. One person died in the Philippines. There are now more more than twenty eight thousand confirmed cases worldwide. Most of them in China where the outbreak began. The virus has shut down whole cities in China. Saudi Arabia is banning all its residents citizens and non-citizens alike from visiting China because of the virus the kingdom said anyone who violates. The ban will not be allowed to return to Saudi Arabia on Sunday. The country's national carrier joined other major airlines in suspending flights to China. I'm Nora Raum N._P._R.. News in Washington..

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Marvel, Bob Mondello And Brie Larson discussed on All Things Considered

All Things Considered

00:54 sec | 2 years ago

Marvel, Bob Mondello And Brie Larson discussed on All Things Considered

"Time for another marvel superhero origin story, and this film different captain, marvel is a woman she is the first woman in the marvel cinematic universe to head her own movie. Are critic Bob Mondello says as changes go it is long overdue, and it prompts a trip back in time. Those comic book pages that flip through the images of superheroes. At the beginning of marvel movies. Have you look for this one? I'll let you discover it for yourself. But let's just note that it gets things off to a sentimental start. And that won't do for a movie that's going to make sure we know our heroine is tough. So we leaked directly to dreams of carnage and exposition expressed in martial arts job. It's causing down. Vulnerable Jude law's, the life coach Brie Larson the warrior in training who bleeds blue this being the planet of the Cree. She also has a fist that glows red controlling she

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"bob mondello" Discussed on Pop Culture Happy Hour

Pop Culture Happy Hour

02:18 min | 2 years ago

"bob mondello" Discussed on Pop Culture Happy Hour

"Where will you find rock bands going up against jazz pianists, superheroes and scheming women in beautiful dresses at the twenty nineteen 'askers? And we're ready to run down the big contests. That's right. We're gonna talk actors directors and some of the most honored films of the year will also make some predictions. So we might help you win your Oscars pool. So let's jump right in here with me. And Stephen in the studio is Glen Weldon NPR's arts desk K, Glenn and our fourth chair as is traditional for this show is NPR. Film critic Bob Mondello. Hi, Bob, be here. So we have actually done shows on all eight of the best picture nominees. That's Black Panther black klansman bohemian rhapsody, the favorite green book, Roma. A star is born and vice Bob if you were choosing best picture from these eight. What would you choose? I say anything but green book. But I think I would choose the favorite. Yeah. You might remember that is the scheming women one starring Libya Coleman, and Emma stone and Rachel vice Glenn, what would you pick a favorite? Of course, of course, will will win should win. I don't know what it world's going to be like where I am the Oscars agree and whether. I think it's going to win. I think so and I over Roma. I'm it happens. I guess to you, you know, I turned fifty one I'm going to start golfing next. The album of the year for the Grammy. Exactly. Right. Brave new world, Steven what would you pick as best picture? I would pick the favourite as my actual favorite movie of the year as far as what will win man, it seems like it's going to be green book, but I'm going to hold out a sliver of hope, and I think it's gonna be aroma because I think people have gotten over the idea that Netflix is a bad thing for the well, actually, they haven't gotten over the idea that it's bad thing for the industry, meaning exhibition in movie theaters, but they have started to realize that Netflix is spending so much money on movies that it's become a major player in movies. And they have to regard it as well. We'll get to it. But it Romo is also up for best foreign language film. I think it's got an easier. Lock there that I've. Yes. A lock for. Sure. Okay. Yeah. I actually would choose I realized for best picture she's Black Panther. And the reason for that is I think it advanced filmmaking in the way that films are seen by a lot of people..

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Oscar TV Ratings Hit All-Time Low 26.5 Million Viewers

RadioLab

00:56 sec | 2 years ago

Oscar TV Ratings Hit All-Time Low 26.5 Million Viewers

"In an effort to shorten the Academy Awards telecast, some Oscars will be presented during commercial breaks this year. Here's NPR's Bob Mondello last year's Oscars ceremony ran three hours and fifty three minutes and had the lowest viewership in Oscar history on the theory that those two facts are related the motion picture academy committed to producing a three hour show this year one way they hope to get to that running time is by awarding four categories best cinematography, film editing live. Of action short and make up and hairstyling during commercial breaks. Although an edited version of those presentations will be aired later in the broadcast some academy. Members are not satisfied director off Lonzo choir on a multiple nominee this year for the film. Roma tweeted in the history of cinema. No, one single film has ever existed without cinema, tog RAFI, and without editing. The Oscars telecast will air Sunday February twenty

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"bob mondello" Discussed on It's Been a Minute with Sam Sanders

It's Been a Minute with Sam Sanders

01:38 min | 3 years ago

"bob mondello" Discussed on It's Been a Minute with Sam Sanders

"Weird is for me is like my process really began in graduate school, and most of my friends were straight because I was not trying to be outright, but it got to a point in school. Where one by one, my straight friends, most of them black would just sit me down one one by one and say Sam. We're tired of watching new grapple with this. You're gay is cool, be gay that are east numbers, like, stop hurting yourself, stop, stop doing. This was good advice. Lucky to have those friends. That's really wonderful. Yeah. And I mean, this is probably one of the few stories of wear my straight friends dragged me out of the closet and I'm forever grateful to them for that. And it's still a process. I will say that since I have since the supreme court declared that gay marriage was legal and we were able to get married. I have delighted in when I speak to groups referring to my husband, who you know is here with us today, you know, that kind of thing. I find it wonderful to be able to do that so that the act of coming out to people, I don't know is now not a source of trembling and and fear. For me, it is a a source of passing sentence and also just like it comes up in conversation and you move on the young Bob Mondello. Hello. Would that young Bob ever imagined Bob today coming out two rooms of strangers by mixing his husband? No, I absolutely not talking on a podcast. Do tens of thousands of people know that that that was beyond the pale..

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"bob mondello" Discussed on KQED Radio

KQED Radio

02:56 min | 3 years ago

"bob mondello" Discussed on KQED Radio

"Remember in high school, college the other people reading, books and I was doing this odd. Thing I was reading scripts for plays by Neil. Simon I just loved the chance to laugh out loud on like every, page the playwright who died yesterday at age ninety one had this effect on theater audiences for, decades starting in the, sixties his comedies set a new Broadway standard there with the couple barefoot in the, park the sunshine boys and so many, more but it actually took meals, Simon a longtime to gain critical respect as. NPR's Bob Mondello remembers, Neil, Simon got his start writing jokes for sid Caesar on. TV so when he turned to the stage reviewers called him a joke Smith quips Stor king of the one liner never mind that the laughs that, say Felix and Oscar get. In the odd couple didn't really come from. Quips I don't think that single man living alone in a big eight room apartment should have a clean a house in my. Mother I didn't say that you have to you don't have to clean on what you do is waste your. Ocean my bathroom hanging up my. Towels whenever I smoke Okay follow me around the Nash trae. Last night I found in the kitchen washing a law shaking your head, and moaning footprints footprints and say they were damaged I have they make French in this movie, version for which he, did the adaptation you can hear Simon set him up knock him down rhythms he, was a master of argument and of, the sort of argumentative characters who, might well be sitting out front laughing thirty. Hit comedies and musicals, in, forty years made him one of the most commercially successful. American playwrights ever but the ease of his success worked against him with critics he was glib they said a joke machine until he started writing comedies, about his own life which. Had often been less than happy the play. Chapter two for instance about a widower dealing with the death of his first wife written win Simon was doing exactly that and. Three plays Brighton Beach memoirs Biloxi blues and Broadway bound about a young man growing up during the great depression. And becoming a writer as Simon. Had writing plays As. Simon told the. Paris review is like analysis without going to the analyst finally after three decades, of hit comedies movies and musicals Neil Simon received. The acclaim, that had long alluded him when his play lost in Yonkers earned him a Pulitzer. Prize writing by that time was getting harder but he kept, at it as long as he could happiest he said when he spent his day with just a typewriter for company I'm Bob Mondello This, is NPR news Okay, so from the beginning the, Spaniards got California wrong they thought. It was, an island in fact the name California comes from the Arabic word caliphate was used by Spanish author at the time.

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Beyoncé, Serena Williams open up about potentially fatal childbirths, a problem especially for black mothers

All Things Considered

02:40 min | 3 years ago

Beyoncé, Serena Williams open up about potentially fatal childbirths, a problem especially for black mothers

"Women in. The latest, issue of vogue beyond say reveals that she had an emergency c. Section when she gave birth to, twins last year and. Earlier. This year tennis star? Serena Williams. Shared. Her own harrowing account of an emergency c section and the complications that followed doctor Valerie Montgomery rice is president and dean of Morehouse? School, of medicine in Atlanta she's also trained in obstetrics gynecology welcome to, the program hi how are you doing I'm fine thanks how do the complications that beyond say and Serena Williams had during their pregnancies illustrate the experience of black mothers during pregnancy and childbirth well one of the things that we, know is that first of all Pregnancy is. Not without its complications we know that when we look and see that African American women compared to Caucasian women we know that they have a higher rate of having Preterm birth, and, they also have a higher rate of having any other complications of pregnancy that will cause. Them to have a higher mortality, rate and what's the reason for those complications being so much more common among African American women than. White women, we know that when we look at the issues that have plagued. Black women for many many years. They have a higher. Risk. Of diabetes they have? A higher. Risk. Of obesity coming into pregnancy I but we also have now begun to see that they come in with a higher profile of stress? And, other issues that have complicated their baseline we tend to call it Microaggressions and other things, that may increase stress profile in general are you saying that the, actual experience of bias and discrimination in daily life is enough to affect a woman's health for sure we clearly see that when you. Start to interview these women they can tell you of repeated insults that they have that raise their stress. Level we've asked and are pushing for more research in this area to understand physiologically why, that leads, to some of the increase complications that. We're seeing but we do know also that when we control, for socio economic factors such as access when we control for factors such as no issues of diabetes or high blood pressure before pregnancy comparing them. To white women we still See the. Higher rate of

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LeBron James speaks at opening of new hometown public school

Barsky Radio

05:06 min | 3 years ago

LeBron James speaks at opening of new hometown public school

"F. t. l. it's eighty three degrees. In lake worth it's eighty five degrees and, lottery hill President Trump says he's willing to meet with. Rainy and president Hassan Ramani I do believe that they will probably end up wanting to meet and I'm ready. To meet any time they want to and I don't do that from strength. Or from weakness I think it's an appropriate thing to. Do talking with reporters at the White House today Trump said. He would not insist on preconditions and defended pulling the. US out of the Iran. Nuclear record if we could work something out that's meaningful not the waste of paper that the other deal was I would certainly be willing to make President. Trump says he has no problem shutting down the government over immigration it's time we had proper border security with. A laughing stock of the world we have the worst immigration laws anywhere in. The world the government runs out of. Money at, the end of September part. Of what Trump is demanding involves several billion dollars To start. Building a massive wall on the US Mexico border the operators of the duck boat that sank July nineteenth in. Branson Missouri killing seventeen people is facing a one hundred million dollar wrongful death lawsuit with this lawsuit we hope that we. Will drive the death trap duck bus out of best. Attorney Bob Mondello says that the claim states the canopy of the boat track those on. Board dragging them to the bottom of the lake you're damned if you do your data if you don't. You're drowned if you do your drowned if, you don't they put their passengers in an impossible situation. Where no matter what they do they are likely to die if that duck boats six a school funded by. One of the best basketball players ever is officially open but when people ask. Me why why school because I know exactly what these. Towards under forty kids are going through on the all the. Nightmares that they have because because I've been there LeBron James helped open the I promise school today. In his hometown of Akron Ohio school made possible by a partnership between the LeBron James family foundation and Akron Ohio, public schools the goal to create a fruitful environment for kids who have a hard. Life so the dogs we have a responsibility to not let these kids down to continue, to be the teachers the mentors the superheroes. Everything that's. Our responsibility to US senators, calling in the, Federal Trade. Commission to investigate the company, blamed for mismanaging, Florida's sun pass and electric toll systems in six other states conduit has been, accused of billing customers for inaccurate told charges late fees, and penalties senators Bill Nelson of Florida Gary Peters of Michigan say if drivers. Are being hurt financially the, FTC, should hold? The vendor accountable and prevent it from doing further harm earlier this month Florida Department of transportation announced it was suspending contract payments for conduit after the Botched a two hundred eighty seven million dollar upgrade of the sun, pass system Florida's primary is just weeks away according to the latest Mason Dixon poll, democrat Gwen Graham. And Republican Rick desanta 's are leading their parties pollster Brad Coker says Graham. May have an, advantage grams favorability is thirty five negative rating only five to Sanchez's favorable is thirty two, which is, right behind, hers. But he has a twenty one percent unfavorable rating President Trump speaks at a rally for dissent us on. Tuesday at the Florida state fairgrounds in Tampa North Korea returns. The remains of US troops killed during the Korean war and, Boynton beach career Korean war. Veteran hopes the remains, include his friends here's, eight fifty WFAN Karen Curtis with the, story Eighty-five-year-old Boynton beach Korean war veteran I sergeant Joe green is the only. One of his, friends to survive the, war green will join fifty w. f. t. l. tomorrow Teno five to talk about his. Fallen comrades came in through and they were very This one group Survivor out. Of thirty Friday the possible remains a fifty five US servicemen killed during the Korean war or taken off a US military plane. And South Korea green is optimistic that a box could contain at least one of, the thirty eight Karen Curtis news talk eight fifty w. t. l. and gas prices in. Florida down slightly but that could. Only be temporary AAA says the statewide average for a gallon of regular to seventy four down a penny from, a week ago average prices in south Florida range from two eighty four in West Palm Beach to two eighty two in, Miami AAA, says strong, demand lower inventories, push wholesale prices higher resulting, in a five two cents a gallon. Increase this. Week I'm Ron. Hersi news talk eight fifty w. f. t. l. This report brought to you by the Hyundai shoppers assurance program, we've got, an accident, out on I, ninety five northbound at hyper, Luxeuil road this crashes affecting two of. Your left. Lanes to you're. Right on the approach to it You're gonna see a much lower ride if you're heading..

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"bob mondello" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM

WNYC 93.9 FM

04:44 min | 3 years ago

"bob mondello" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM

"Of the bikes which is covered in burnish deal chamber says his highly customized motorcycles have electric engines which are popular in countries like china chambers plans to continue manufacturing in alabama for now but as worried possible future tariffs on battery operated motorcycles could change that that could be a trigger that would require a strong business case for possibly creating the motorcycles that are sold in china to be assembled and manufactured in china alabama isn't alone other southern automotive states that voted for trump such as tennessee south carolina and georgia are also bracing for higher costs canfield the alabama commerce secretary expects automakers have to raise prices on their vehicles and went consumer stock bearing that call the demand on those vehicles that are being produced in the state of alabama might decline and might declined to the point that production cuts become necessary and canfield says what follows next could be a loss of manufacturing jobs for workers in alabama's auto plants for npr news i'm kyle gasset in montgomery you're listening to all things considered from npr news youtube star bo burnham is known for the rapid fire comic videos he started making as a teenager he's now twenty seven with an impressively diverse resume musician comedian writer producer singer songwriter rapper actor poet and at this year's sundance film festival he added movie director to that list critic bob mondello says if you're familiar with bo burnham's caustic sense of humor the comedy in his new film eighth grade will surprise you kayla is thirteen precocious sweet a middle school student who like a lot of kids her age spends even dinnertime with eyes glued tour smartphone ears sporting ear buds great i said one more week of eighth grade great yeah crazy yeah dad's trying he's aware that kayla doesn't have many friends and that she's eager to hang with the cool crowd in school but is falling short i think she's so cool maybe put yourself out there stop that doesn't realize but she's actually hearing him when he says to put herself out there as a bulwark against loneliness she makes life advice youtube videos that she doesn't really expect anyone to watch their sort of pep talks for herself so the topic of today's video is putting yourself out there okay so like what does that mean where is there well there can be anywhere that you wouldn't usually go you know maybe because it's like weird or scary or something like that see she got it her fear is that she'll always be as tentative and nervous as she is now but a friendly high school senior let's her know that that's kind of normal a complete math really is worse and invitation follows to join her and some high school pals at the mall a huge deal for kayla if she can just survive the drive over with your dad can you please i quite like the way you're looking looking at the road you can look to throw doubt i obviously didn't mean that just like don't be weird and quietly do it sorry hey how was the shadow were being quiet which is fine just like don't be weird and quiet because like i look over at you and i think you're about to drive us nutri or something and then they get really freaked out and then i can't talk to my friends so just like be quiet and drive and don't look back so he smiles that's worse pretty much everything writer director bo burnham has done before this would lead you to expect snap and snark from eighth grade but he's encouraged elsie fisher to make kayla vulnerable and observant and then put her in situations that are played less for laughs than for smiles of recognition the boy who's so determined to impress the undermines himself with every phrase the pool party as right of passage the crush that goes unexpressed because how could you ever get those words out shish grab my phone charger yeah i mean sometimes i charge it to my phone i eighth grade turns out to be an appealingly generous portrait of adolescent awkwardness also of parental awkwardness though josh hamilton's fumbling dad is keeper and more than anything it's a reminder that things move really fast at that age is.

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"bob mondello" Discussed on KQED Radio

KQED Radio

02:08 min | 3 years ago

"bob mondello" Discussed on KQED Radio

"To help my family i got to leave it to fix actual ideas about balancing work and life in an action packed kid flick marvel take note i exaggerate not a bit when i say that parents will feel just as empowered while watching incredible to as any child properly parenting is a heroic act done properly i'm bob mondello when holly hunter i voice the character of elastic girl aka the mom in the incredible she was not apparent she joined the club a few years later when i asked her if she approached the role differently this time around she said not really you know from the beginning of my career i've been playing mother's raising arizona a woman who wants to be a mother so badly that she engages in kidnapping that was the first major role that i had and from there the piano motherhood figured mightily into who she was in broadcast news i guess she mothers or co workers although they might argue about that but anyway a controversial kind of mothering technique for me acting has largely been an act of imagination from the beginning and as long as it's on the page it can be on the stage but motherhood has been woven throughout the metaphor in this film is that this mom is pulled into many directions unlike the rest of us who don't have the power of a illescas city she has to take on work but also still feel pulled in the direction of home and i wanna play a clip where she gets a new assignment and part of this assignment is a really cool new motorcycle and here's how that plays out cycle to cycle i didn't know i had a mohawk there's a lot about you don't know mohawk yeah this one's electric.

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EU, Canada And Mexico Threaten Tariffs To Retaliate Against US

NPR News Now

04:39 min | 3 years ago

EU, Canada And Mexico Threaten Tariffs To Retaliate Against US

"Live from NPR news in Washington. I'm Shay Stevens. Mexico is threatening its own terrorists in response to new US duties on imported steel and aluminum as NPR's. Carrie Kahn reports. Mexico's economy minister fired off a list of American goods to be taxed in retaliation. Just minutes after the us announcement, the list is long. There are US pork products, apples grapes, cranberries cheeses, as well as finished steel products. Mexico's economy minister says the Trump administration's justification for the tariff is improper and will damage strategic sectors in North America's integrated industries, including automotive, aerospace, in electron IX Mexico. The US and Canada are currently renegotiating the North American Free trade agreement president Enrica recap. And in yet dough and Canada's, Prime Minister. Justin Trudeau spoke the Afon pledging to continue the NAFTA talks and working together to defend international free trade. Based on rules. Carrie Kahn, NPR news, Mexico City, north and South Korea are holding senior level peace talks in a border village. They're focusing on reducing tensions on the peninsula and ending the North's nuclear weapons program. The meeting comes after two days of talks between US Secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, and senior North Korean voi-, Kim, Yong chill in New York, Pompeo and Kim discussed a potential summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader, Kim Jong UN Trump cancelled a plan th summit in Singapore says the meetings still could happen. The diocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis has agreed to a two hundred and ten million dollars settlement with clergy. Sex abuse victims, Mets, epoch of Minnesota public radio reports that the settlement is one of the largest bankruptcy payouts by US Roman Catholic diocese. The archdiocese has filed for bankruptcy in two thousand fifteen. After the Minnesota legislature temporarily extended the statute of limitations for sex abuse suits the two hundred ten. We'll be split among four hundred fifty survivors including Jim Keenan who helped negotiate the deal after victims rejected an earlier offer. Never plan that exited. Pissed off Irishman and some other guys would say, you know what? We don't like their plan. We're gonna write another. It hadn't been done before. They have to listen to victims now wants a federal bankruptcy. Judge signs off the archdiocese, pandits parishes will pay about forty million dollars. The rest will come from insurers for NPR news. I'm Matt Sepik in Minneapolis, fourteen year old, Dallas area, eighth grader, car thick nemani is this year's champion of the Scripps national spelling bee as heard here, courtesy of ESPN nemani correctly spelled coin Aena Greek word for communion coin. Aena k. o I n o n I a that is correct. Numani bested a field of more than five hundred contestants to win the two thousand eighteen spelling bee title. You're listening to NPR news. Google self driving spinoff Waymo plans to launch in Arizona this year with up to sixty two thousand Chrysler Pacifica hybrid minivans. That's under a deal announced on Thursday. The technology will be deployed in a ride hailing service in the Phoenix area before the end of the year, and then expanded to other US markets Waymo plans to pick up people in cars that will not have a human in the driver seat, making it the first ride hailing service with the fleet of fully autonomous vehicles. The founder of Pittsburgh's innovative art museum. The mattress factory has died barber. Morales skiing was a champion for what's known as installation. Art NPR's. Bob Mondello has more. The mattress factory was an empty warehouse when Luder hausky bought it in nineteen seventy seven, installing a food co-op, partly so she wouldn't have to leave bored with what she called pedestal Archie devoted the institution to the notion of site specific installations where artists respond to the space. There. Even and visitors get to inhabit art, not just look at it to keep that notion close. She lived atop the building site specific works, filling the four floors below being even a peripheral part of the actual process. You know. So the thinking process and the flexibility and the problem solving and all of those things which to me are so important in terms of what art does mattress factory founder, Barbara Luder hausky was Eighty-eight. Bob Mondello NPR news on stock market shares are mixed higher in Tokyo. Following a down day on Wall Street, blue chips, plunged two hundred fifty. One points the NASDAQ lost twenty. I'm Shay Stevens NPR news in Washington.

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“Solo: A Star Wars Story” falls short with $83.3M at box office

On The Media

02:02 min | 3 years ago

“Solo: A Star Wars Story” falls short with $83.3M at box office

"This campaign the bbc's katie watson reporting spain's maritime rescue service says it has rescued three hundred sixty six migrants attempting the dangerous crossing of the mediterranean sea this weekend the service says it's rescue craft intercepted seventythree migrants traveling enforcement boats on sunday adding to the two hundred ninety three migrants had pulled from nine vessels on saturday this is npr news lava from the killer way of volcano reached a geothermal power plant on the big island sunday approaching wells that have been capped to protect against the release of toxic gas should they mix with lava plant spokesman says the lava covered at least one of the geothermal wells over two thousand people remain evacuated from a neighborhood where the volcanic eruption now covers nearly four square miles of land at the box office this holiday weekend the millennium falcon is flying lower than expected npr's bob mondello says franchise fatigue may be setting in with soloist star wars story contributing overall movie box office for this memorial day weekend we'll top last year's by more than twenty five percent but whatever force there is in those numbers is not coming from solo which is flying substantially below projections that were already well below the numbers generated by the last star wars movie rogue one earned one hundred and fifty five million dollars its opening weekend solo we'll have to struggle to reach one hundred and one million why industry observers point to solos mixed reviews and to possible franchise fatigue with disney releasing a new star wars movie every year the last jedi i came out just five months ago so is at least breaking the hundred million dollar mark and no film has done that on memorial day weekend since two thousand fourteen bob mondello npr news washington racecar driver will power won the indianapolis five hundred sunday giving team owner roger penske seventeenth win andy popular driver danika patrick crashed about a third of the way through the race as she ended her racing career i'm jim.

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"bob mondello" Discussed on Afternoons with Marcellus & Kelvin

Afternoons with Marcellus & Kelvin

01:47 min | 3 years ago

"bob mondello" Discussed on Afternoons with Marcellus & Kelvin

"At the you could do what you wanna do but right it's kind of fitting with the culture and the climate out yeah subdued yeah he was very sad right oh for real oh the mobile nobody does more to know bob mondello ball might oh good point really words sometimes as part of the bogo the reporter was listening to paul george zander and you heard paul george safe right there that this franchise okay see checks a lot of the all off all the boxes that you would want in a franchise which led to this question all the boxes th that you're looking for why's it so fortunate to go through the free agent process in me with other teams to see what they have to offer oh well it's it's not even more so about that is is just you know kind of let everything decompress you know have that time to myself it didn't address in it saw the comes down to in other words next question i don't have any good answer for that so i'm just gonna talk for ten seconds hope you forget what you asked me in the first place in my favorite color is blue next question oh goodness journalists outta here doing his job hell you know this supposed to be my press conference i dictate with this both satellites and again this is not on paul george at all but the answer the question is because i'm not staying here that's why yes i told you man there's only been one guy you just brought up his name that has actually done this the right way and it was lonzo ball at the ucla was out the tournament they went to his locker room hey how's how you feel.

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"Cuckoo's Nest," "Amadeus" director Milos Forman dies at 86

02:10 min | 3 years ago

"Cuckoo's Nest," "Amadeus" director Milos Forman dies at 86

"Push back against efforts to pass stricter gun control laws as indiana public broadcasting's lauren chapman reports they fear their right to bear arms is threatened at the indiana statehouse progun protesters weren't allowed onto statehouse property begun friendly legislature is a gun free zone protesters instead crowded on a wide sidewalk in front of the steps listening to lawmakers and advocates one speaker was gary oh he's the president of the indiana chapter of three percent a pro gun network he says in order to protect gun rights it's these smaller conservative groups have to come together if we can't unify with the second amendment then we'll never be able to unify with anything these simultaneous protests were organized by a new grassroots group called the national constitutional coalition of patriotic americans for npr news i'm more in chapman in indianapolis you're listening to npr news in washington filmmaker milosz foreman has died at the age of eighty six and bears bob mondello reports the director of one flew over the cuckoo's nest and amadeus emigrated from eastern europe at the height of the cold war and he brought with them a distinctive sensibility having grown up in what was then communist czechoslovakia milosz foreman hated tyrants and in one flew over the cuckoo's nest he created one for audiences to hate softspoken but monstrous nurse ratchet to mcmurphy doesn't want to take his medication orally i'm sure we can arrange the he can have it some other way but i don't think you'd like it mister mcmurphy give a cuckoo's nest one the big five oscars best picture director actor actress and screenplay forman's later films also tended to center on power struggles amadeus musical biography that won eight oscars also ragtime the people vs larry flint and the musical hair bob mondello npr news washington a storm system stretching from the gulf coast to the great lakes has buffeted the central us with heavy snow winds rain and hail up to eighteen inches of snow had parts of northern wisconsin with winds up to fifty five miles an hour.

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"bob mondello" Discussed on KQED Radio

KQED Radio

01:39 min | 3 years ago

"bob mondello" Discussed on KQED Radio

"You're listening to all things considered from npr news the young adult bestseller ready player one is about the search for an easter egg not the kind that kids will search for this weekend easter egg in the sense of an unexpected bonus feature the kind found in video games filmmaker steven spielberg who's no stranger to giving audiences unexpected bonuses has brought the novel to the screen critic bob mondello says let the hunt begin the world is a pretty unpleasant place in twenty forty five fossil fuels depleted population exploded climate change way past the point of no return there've been corn syrup droughts band with riots cities are surrounded by trailer parks on steroids double wide stack twenty stories high and in one of them we find our hero wade watts my dad picked that name because it sounded like a superheroes alterego like peter parker bruce banner but he died when i was a kid my mom too and i ended up here here is the stacks outside columbus ohio where wade spends most of his time time as an avatar in computer simulations wearing headphones goggles and gloves interacting with other people's avatars they called our generation the missing millions missing not because we went anywhere there's nowhere left to go nowhere except the voices the oasis is the brainchild of a socially awkward guy named holiday a virtual reality that's both interactive and immersive with whole world's for warriors for pole dancers for folks who would drive fast cars if there were any gas left to power them.

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"bob mondello" Discussed on KQED Radio

KQED Radio

02:27 min | 3 years ago

"bob mondello" Discussed on KQED Radio

"North korea says the us will be to blame if tensions rise again on the korean peninsula as jason struther reports from seoul state media in pyongyang are warning the trump in minutes trey shen not to resume military drills with south korea after the winter olympics conclude and pyong chung the massive joint military exercises were postponed so they wouldn't coincide with the pum chung winter games but after the paralympics finish on march eighteen seoul has said the drills will commence north korea regards these simulations as a rehearsal for invasion an has in the past threaten nuclear strikes in response at station struther in seoul the englishlanguage press tv in iran says rescue teams have reached the site of a commercial plane crash in the south of the country it says all sixty five people aboard the twinengine regional flight were killed yesterday when the plane crashed into a mountain this is npr news from washington authorities in nevada safe four people who survived the crash of a sightseeing helicopter near grand canyon national park remained in critical condition the pilot and three british tourists were being treated at the university medical center of southern nevada three other british tourists were killed in the crash on february tenth the national transportation safety board is investigating the cause the movie the black panther is exceeding expectations at the box office in its debut weekend here's npr's bob mondello president's day weekend and seen some stellar openings in the past until now marvels dead pool held the fourday record at one hundred and fifty two million dollars black panther almost match that in two days with the mostly black cast and an african american director of the film has become a cultural phenomenon with civic groups buying out whole screening so that african american children can see it together by sunday evening black panther is expected to have taken in more than one hundred and ninety million dollars at the box office some estimates have it closing out the president's day holiday on monday night as high as two hundred and thirty million that would make it the biggest marvel opening ever and the fourth biggest opening of all time bob mondello npr news washington nascar's cars austin dillon's is celebrating his first win the daytona five hundred dillon grabbed the lead on the final lap in overtime to claim victory driver ryan blaney led most of the race 118 laps.

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"bob mondello" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM

WNYC 93.9 FM

02:03 min | 3 years ago

"bob mondello" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM

"I'm robert siegel for hollywood 2017 was a mixed bag many of the year's biggest releases came up short both at the box office and with critics but there were some bright spots whose our film critic bob mondello with his list of the eu's ten best movies offscreen hollywood was rocked by harassment horrors this year but onscreen horror meant something different not just scares but social criticism in the satire get out which took a romantic situation a woman bringing your boyfriend on to meet the folks and gave it a twist designed to make a point said the first leg day in day yes so what associates uncharted territory for an old gave chase off the moment a shocker overthown we've got were his biggest problem comedian jordan peel wrote and directed get out and as he did on tv's qian p o he subverts jonrak speculations mixing race and horror partly for laughs partly to make you think while he's make new jobs the french film bpm also makes you jump the numbers of act up interrupt aids conferences by blasting horns and hurling bloodfilled balloons bpm stands for beats per minute as in heart beats and as the films activists hit the streets for demonstrations hit the disco's to relax and hit the skids when they get sick you'll find your pulse pounding out plenty of beats per minute when pulses pound in the years most authentic mother daughter comedy it's mostly from bird exasperation can't lock the door we have one bath this is this is the only place i can get any privacy rediker with wrote and directed lady lady burden if the way sure cerrone in than laurie metcalf push each other's buttons feels real it's because it's based on girl weeks own experience in high school when do you long time to have sex you're having sex now own college libertes asking the question because she has a crush on an indy rock musician played by timothy shallah may it's a bit part but he has the leading role in the years lushest romance the coming of age in the 1980s story calmly by your name shall may.

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"bob mondello" Discussed on KQED Radio

KQED Radio

01:33 min | 3 years ago

"bob mondello" Discussed on KQED Radio

"I made you a champion i'm bob mondello knowing you'd hate me for it that's the sacrifice a mother makes i wish i had a mother like me instead a nice nice to chat steven rogers an allison janney welcome to the program thanking having already so stephen king you've recreate the conversation where steven you first hold allison i've written this role for you and i said i have written this role for you and this time you're gonna play it you have a bowl haircut you have big sunglasses and an aburd on your shoulder and you swear like a linebacker i think i giggled sleek screeched held with joy thinking about playing someone like that no idea who she was here's the thing it was a specs correct which meant i wrote it for free nobody paid me but if people wanted it the caveat that i had going out with the script was that allison janney was playing the part that i wrote for her yen he's written a lot of roles for me in none of which got played by need for of not for lack of trianon stevens part i've known alan for more than half of my usable life and i wanted it in writing or who was a dealbreaker and i actually said that before alisyn headed greed rao scrimped you both lived through the actual tonya harding scandal which came to its climax in 1994 it was nonstop news coverage for days do you remember which you made of the story at the time how you each view the event.

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"bob mondello" Discussed on At The Movies with Arch and Ann

At The Movies with Arch and Ann

01:37 min | 3 years ago

"bob mondello" Discussed on At The Movies with Arch and Ann

"At the movies with arch and i am is on that year the weekly entertainment podcast featuring a on horta day of the washington post asked me arch campbell sports producer and movie band mark stern runs the show we have a special guest are longtime friend bob mondello from the end p r radio network is here at bob you graced us with your presence it's good to be here well thank you for coming bought you book yourself i did i beg you to be on your show one way to do it i never happened so this week in new movies james franco recreate recreates one of the worst movies ever made in the disaster artists the story behind the making of the room and what do we think of the disaster artist i thought it was great i thought it was really fun i night full disclosure i had not seen the round because i wanted to see if it works for someone who hasn't seen the round right and i thought it worked beautifully it's kind of in that tradition of ed wood which i still think as the masterpiece of right warming terms of paying on live too bad found at this is very affectionate and play fall and and you know it's one of those movies state of the and because they have this wonderful kind of oh my parallel sequence where you can see how they recreated the scenes and they really did down to every i blinken every little gesture james franco paid on much of this movie in a beautiful way when my colleagues at npr thinks that they probably the franko is strange enough that he probably will.

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"bob mondello" Discussed on KQED Radio

KQED Radio

02:21 min | 4 years ago

"bob mondello" Discussed on KQED Radio

"You know listening to passing car radios values no singing the strokeplay i think only family in may he goes who hates music miguel knows why years ago his musical greatgreatgrandfather grabbed his guitar and left never to return on dealers more toast the day of the dead when it said the deceased return to visit their families noone sandwiches mentions great great grandad which means mcgown gets a bit of a shock when he strumsa guitar in a cemetery on that day and finds himself and his street puppy transported to the land of the dead it's the most eyepopping m lightly after life you can imagine with streets bathed in us and flower petals and skeletons doing production numbers about the nc papaya scenes the plot arguably has more complications and psychedelic spirit critters that he needs but you can't blame picks ours animators for splurging on images when the point of everything they do is family jewels you're really out there that me why are you know that none of might have been one of those may not be that adult still kids like vitamins me cocoa i should mention is miguel's great grandmother the child of that musical greatgreat grandfather who never came back she anchors the film as you'd expect matriarch to do and she also figures in a moment that will reduce audiences to tears as surely as did that story in up about the grumpy old man losing his wife in both cases the tears are joyous about memories that can unite families and even transcend death cocoa strikes plenty of comedic kit flick poses it's no accident that it's big song is being doing los annoy accident it's plot centers on mexico's day of the dead the final credits and with a note that dea delo smart doses a tradition rooted in the lower of indigenous peoples to learn more says a legend on the screen visit your local library the bet a lot of folks will right after they called their grandmothers i'm bob mondello though i have general maung each time you need to know.

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"bob mondello" Discussed on KQED Radio

KQED Radio

01:37 min | 4 years ago

"bob mondello" Discussed on KQED Radio

"Company to plan and communicate better because he says this is the gulf there will be another storm rebecca harsher and pierre news a law today is it's thors day marvels hammer throwing north god is back in movie theaters npr critic bob mondello says whole world's are at stake in four rag in iraq asgard is what's at stake thors home planet or realm or whatever and he's just the guy to fix things soon as he's fired up his face shift boys choir dortha prince vows gov strongest event on that welcome strongest adventure oh what yup hulks along for the ride and whenever he's mean in green so is there semi sibling rivalry altered for boiling water on both oh jeez shh womb thors actual sibling lowkey tends to lose debates like this as when they are deciding how to take out some bad guys it is to get help with no one of my hated great what's every tons humiliating than plan with him knox doing.

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"bob mondello" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM

WNYC 93.9 FM

01:42 min | 4 years ago

"bob mondello" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM

"He wants the company to stay in crosby running business of jobs buddy out of town is completely four concept to me so no i don't want to get rid of work but he does think that they owed the town something we wanted to be accountable that's what you do you have a responsibility to the community he wants to force the company to plan and communicate better because he says this is the gulf there will be another storm rebecca her npr news today is it's 4's day marvels hammer throwing norris god is back in movie theaters npr critic bob mondello says whole world's are at stake in four ragnar akg asgard is what's at stake thors home planet or realm or whatever and he's just the guy to fix things soon as he's fired up his face shift voice activation required tonight goals on prince vows god almost event lemerre welcome strongest adventure oh what yup hulks along for the ride and whenever he's mean in green so is there semi sibling rivalry clerked for dorleac war on coal two small doors actual sibling.

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