Saturday, September 23, 2017

Movies We Missed: 'Titanic'

Weekend Edition Oliver Dearden had never seen Titanic. In our latest installment of Movies You Missed, he watched it and reviews it for NPR's Scott Simon.



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Friday, September 22, 2017

'Battle Of The Sexes' Poised To Be A Crowd-Pleaser All Over Again

Battle of the Sexes tells the story of the 1973 tennis match between Bobby Riggs and Billie Jean King. The event drew an enormous audience and NPR's Bob Mondello says the movie could too.



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'Battle Of The Sexes' Revisits Billie Jean King's Historic Win Against Bobby Riggs

Emma Stone stars as King in a breezy new film that carries us back to '73, and the heyday of the women's lib movement. Critic John Powers says the message of Battle of the Sexes still resonates today.



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'Kingsman' Sequel: This Time, A Flat 'Golden Circle'

Taron Egerton stars in Kingsman: The Golden Circle as Eggsy.

The new chapter in the spy franchise ramps up the first film's caustic, violent cynicism but leans even harder into the artifice; a reliance on soundstages and CGI dampens the excitement and energy.

(Image credit: Giles Keyte/20th Century Fox)



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NPR's Fall Movie Preview: 16 New Films To Watch Out For

Left to right: Timothée Chalamet in Call Me by Your Name; Jason Mitchell in Mudbound; Emma Stone in Battle of the Sexes; and Idris Elba in Molly

As summer gives way to fall, blockbusters give way to award contenders. Here are some of the best, buzziest and otherwise noteworthy films coming to theaters.

(Image credit: 61st BFI London Film Festival/ Steve Dietl, 61st BFI London Film Festival/ Melinda Sue Gordon, 2016 Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation/ Courtesy of TIFF)



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