Solo: A Star Wars Story
An engaging but unnecessary bit of backstory for one of blockbuster cinema's most beloved characters.
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.
Writer/director Margaret Betts talks about her nun story "Novitiate."
An interview with David Schwimmer that has gained prominence recently after the story about the day it was held came to light.
An interview with the star and director of the Thurgood Marshall film, "Marshall."
An interview with director Stephen Frears about his new period piece, "Victoria and Abdul."
An interview with actor/producer/former NFL player Nnamdi Asomugha and the real life Carl King about "Crown Heights."
An interview with director Michael Winterbottom about "The Trip to Spain," the third installment in his food trilogy.
The director and star of "Patti Cake$" talk about New Jersey accents, rapping, acting advice and more.
The directors of the global warming documentary talk about their new film, the ever-renewable energy of Al Gore and more.
A report from San Diego Comic-Con 2017 about a panel featuring female directors.
Author Brian Selznick talks about his book "Wonderstruck" and its upcoming film adaptation by director Todd Haynes.