Bob Mondello Biography
Bob Mondello is an American film critic. Before becoming a professional critic, Mondello spent more than a decade in entertainment advertising. He worked as a public relations director for Roth Theaters, a mid-Atlantic chain of movie theaters. While there he learned the ins and outs of the film industry.
Mr. Mondello also worked in an independent repertory theater in D.C., acquiring a working background in film history. He spent 25 years reviewing live theater for Washington City Paper, DC’s leading alternative weekly, and to this day, he remains enamored of the stage.
Bob Mondello Age
Details of his age and birthday have not been disclosed as of now.
Bob Mondello Family
His mom started taking him to the theater when he was twelve. Bob went to see Oliver! at the National Theatre and just fell in love. Mondello and his family lived in Fort Sumner Hills. Details of his parent’s names have not been shared as of now.
Bob Mondello Education
In Junior High School Bob was on stage very briefly. He got applause for his one big line in Meet Me in St. Louis. Furthermore, he tried out for Guys and Dolls in high school and didn’t get it.
Bob Mondello Career
Mondello has worked for National Public Radio since 1984 as the art critic/film and theater commentator for All Things Considered. He has also been theater critic for Washington City Paper since 1987. Each year, Mondello sees well in excess of 200 films and 100 plays.
Not to mention commenting on them on radio, in print, and in speaking engagements at film clubs and public radio presentations around the country. He has also written for such publications as The Washington Post, USA Today, and Preservation Magazine.
In addition to his weekly reviews, Mondello produces frequent commentaries and reported pieces on the arts. Among them American Stages (2005) an eight-part NPR series exploring the history, reach and accomplishments of the regional theater movement.Bob Mondello
Numerous pieces on silent films and cultural features he has produced from Argentina. Mondello originated the Mondello Rule for Quickly Judging Films. The rule states that the fewer words you need to summarize a film, the worse it is. The example that he gave in an NPR review was Schwarzenegger and DeVito are twins: five words.
Other media personalities fro NPR include Bill Chappell, Adam Cole, Steve Newborn, Ayesha Rascoe, and Brett Neely.
Bob Mondello Husband\Children
A famous movie critic Bob is proud to gay. He cames out when he was 25 years old. Bob is married to his husband Carlos. The pair met on September 11, 1987. The happy couple has been together for over 30 years. There are no reports of Mondello having children as of now.
Bob Mondello Best Films 2018
- Eighth Grade
- The Favourite
- Game Night
- If Beale Street Could Talk
- Leave No Trace
- Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again
- The Rider
- A Star Is Born
Bob Mondello Oscars
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