It’s a dancing elephant of a movie. It has a few decent moves, but you’d never call it light on its feet.
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.
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.
Nell Minow's favorite films of 2018.
An interview with the directors of Ralph Breaks the Internet about the animated sequel, bringing the Disney princesses back together and more.
An interview with co-writer/director Sean Anders about his personal new comedy, Instant Family.
An interview with actor and producer Gerard Butler about the submarine thriller and passion project, Hunter Killer.
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.