Hart undercuts the expected "superhero" element of the story, up until and including the final sequence. She's more interested in issues of power and creativity,…
Nell Minow reviews movies and DVDs each week as The Movie Mom online and on radio stations across the US. She is the author of The Movie Mom's Guide to Family Movies and 101 Must-See Movie Moments.
Her articles have appeared in the Chicago Tribune, the Chicago Sun-Times, the Kansas City Star, USA Today, Family Fun, Daughters, Parents, and three editions of The Practical Guide to Practically Everything. She has been profiled in the New York Times, the Economist, Forbes, the Chicago Tribune, Working Woman, CFO Magazine, the Ladies Home Journal, Washingtonian Magazine, and the Chicago Sun Times, and has appeared as The Movie Mom on CBS This Morning, Fox Morning News, NPR, and CNN. She is the founder of Miniver Press, a publishing company specializing in non-fiction ebooks and print books about the arts, music, sports, history, and culture. She is a graduate of Sarah Lawrence College and the University of Chicago Law School and her wonderful husband allows her to have a "10 best movie" list with 20 movies on it.
An interview with writer/director Penny Lane about her new documentary, "Hail Satan?".
Gugu Mbatha-Raw talks about her superhero role in Julia Hart's Fast Color.
An article about Chaz Ebert being chosen for the Alliance of Women Film Journalists' Spotlight.
An interview with writer John Fusco and director John Lee Hancock about their Texas Rangers movie, The Highwaymen.
An interview with Nazanin Boniadi about her performance in Anthony Maras' Hotel Mumbai.
An interview with Anthony Maras about his visceral film that's based on true events, Hotel Mumbai.
They were very different in tone, genre, production values, and intended audiences, but these two films from 1994 had one key innovation in common.
Todd Douglas Miller talks about his immersive found footage documentary, Apollo 11.
An interview with R.L. Stine about Goosebumps: Haunted Halloween.
An interview with writer/director Barry Jenkins about adapting James Baldwin's novel, the film's timeliness, casting soul mates and more.