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A Little Too Real

Hollywood is a dream factory. But what happens when real-world events make the dreams feel like nightmares? NPR's Bob Mondello looks at movies that come too close to reality for comfort.

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Bob Mondello, who jokes that he was a jinx at the beginning of his critical career — hired to write for every small paper that ever folded in Washington, just as it was about to collapse — saw that jinx broken in 1984 when he came to NPR.