A cliched but sensitively observed crime drama about a gangster's thug and a call girl who go on the run.
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 Amandla Stenberg and director George Tillman, Jr. about their adaptation of Angie Thomas' novel, The Hate U Give.
An interview with the director-star of The Happy Prince.
Jack Huston on the best acting advice he ever got, co-starring with Jeremy Irons in An Actor Prepares and more.
An interview with critic Leonard Maltin about his new book, Hooked on Hollywood.
An interview with two stars and the director of the new film, "The Wife."
A report from two panels at San Diego Comic-Con that focused on women working in the film industry.
An interview from San Diego Comic-Con with Jason Liles, who has done motion-capture work in "Rampage" and the upcoming "Godzilla: King of Monsters."
A report from San Diego Comic-Con on this year's panel of film and TV composers.
An interview with Silas Howard, director of "A Kid Like Jake."
An interview with director John Cameron Mitchell about his new film, "How to Talk to Girls at Parties."