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Nell Minow

Nell Minow
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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
3/4 94% To All the Boys I've Loved Before (2018) A delightfully adorkable time.‐ RogerEbert.com
Read More | Posted Aug 17, 2018
B+ 93% Crazy Rich Asians (2018) A romantic comedy with a knock-out cast that shows us over-the-top glamour, money, privilege, and parties and raises thoughtful, nuanced questions.‐ Movie Mom
Read More | Posted Aug 16, 2018
2/4 62% Summer of '84 (2018) A modest little suspense puzzle that simulates rather than builds on vastly better 'my neighbor may be a murderer' stories from Rear Window to Stranger Things.‐ RogerEbert.com
Read More | Posted Aug 10, 2018
A- 96% BlacKkKlansman (2018) With Stallworth's remarkable true and timely story and Washington's star-making performance, one of Lee's all-time best, most purely entertaining, and most important films.‐ Movie Mom
Read More | Posted Aug 10, 2018
B 48% The Meg (2018) Tons of first-class stunt work and digital effects, and dialogue disposable enough it won't matter if it translates well. ‐ Movie Mom
Read More | Posted Aug 10, 2018
2.5/4 50% Like Father (2018) There are traces here of a more ambitious, less predictable film.‐ RogerEbert.com
Read More | Posted Aug 3, 2018
B+ 90% Far From the Tree (2018) This movie is not so much about the family differences we have to surmount as it is about the imperishable love that sustains us. ‐ Movie Mom
Read More | Posted Aug 2, 2018
B+ 82% The Miseducation of Cameron Post (2018) An outstanding performance from Moretz, who allows us to observe her as she observes those around her. Neither she nor we are miseducated by the end.‐ Movie Mom
Read More | Posted Aug 2, 2018
B+ 69% Christopher Robin (2018) The joy of reconnecting to your own inner child and to your family is not just the theme of "Christopher Robin." It is the experience of watching it.‐ Movie Mom
Read More | Posted Aug 2, 2018
B+ 91% Teen Titans Go! To the Movies (2018) It makes fun of itself and then it makes fun of itself for making fun of itself, and then it makes fun of us for watching so many superhero movies. ‐ Movie Mom
Read More | Posted Jul 26, 2018
B+ 83% Puzzle (2018) Kelly McDonald is exquisite as Agnes.‐ Movie Mom
Read More | Posted Jul 26, 2018
B+ 94% Blindspotting (2018) Exceptional performances a gripping story, and a nuanced, sometimes poetic portrayal of issues of race, class, and friendship.‐ Movie Mom
Read More | Posted Jul 19, 2018
B 80% Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again (2018) Often sounds like it was badly translated from the original Swedish. But it's a cool treat on a hot summer evening, and let's face it - you couldn't escape if you wanted to.‐ Movie Mom
Read More | Posted Jul 19, 2018
B+ 98% Eighth Grade (2018) It is so viscerally authentic to the experience of being in middle school that for a moment I felt like I was standing in the lunchroom clutching my tray.‐ Movie Mom
Read More | Posted Jul 13, 2018
B 61% Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation (2018) It turns out music does have charms to sooth the savage beast after all. And this movie has enough charm to soothe little savages on summer vacation for 90 minutes.‐ Movie Mom
Read More | Posted Jul 13, 2018
B- 48% Skyscraper (2018) Nice visuals, lots of action, and a script as generic as the title.‐ Movie Mom
Read More | Posted Jul 13, 2018
B+ 94% Sorry to Bother You (2018) High social satire fueled by a sharp understanding of the politics of our time and the human nature of all times.‐ Movie Mom
Read More | Posted Jul 5, 2018
B+ 88% Ant-Man and the Wasp (2018) Director Peyton Reed and his writers (including Rudd) have a lot of fun with scale, sizing the vehicles up and down and Scott himself getting as big as the Statue of Liberty.‐ Movie Mom
Read More | Posted Jul 4, 2018
B 65% Uncle Drew (2018) Silly fun with a dance-off, some gorgeous moves on the court, and athletes having so much fun it's impossible not to have fun with them.‐ Movie Mom
Read More | Posted Jun 28, 2018
C 64% Sicario: Day of the Soldado (2018) Villeneuve has been replaced by Stefano Sollima, Deakins has been replaced by Dariusz Wolski, and subtlety has been replaced by a storyline just above "The Expendables."‐ Movie Mom
Read More | Posted Jun 28, 2018
B+ 100% Leave No Trace (2018) A thoughtful meditation on parents and children, on damage and courage, on communities we create, and on what we mean by home.‐ Movie Mom
Read More | Posted Jun 28, 2018
B 51% Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom (2018) Get ready for #6, "Jurassic World: Electric Blue-galoo."‐ Movie Mom
Read More | Posted Jun 21, 2018
B+ 55% Tag (2018) Grown-ups strategizing a game of tag -- including formal legal amendments to the foundational agreement -- gives this movie a joyful bounciness that becomes positively giddy.‐ Movie Mom
Read More | Posted Jun 14, 2018
A- 93% Incredibles 2 (2018) The concept of baby-proofing a house takes on a whole new meaning when it isn't the baby you're trying to protect, but the house. ‐ Movie Mom
Read More | Posted Jun 14, 2018
B+ 90% Hearts Beat Loud (2018) Haley writes roles that great actors want to play, and he creates a space for them to do their best.‐ Movie Mom
Read More | Posted Jun 7, 2018
B+ 99% Won't You Be My Neighbor? (2018) Candid but respectful, utterly heartwarming, and a particularly timely reminder that we don't have to be swept away in bombast and sensory overload.‐ Movie Mom
Read More | Posted Jun 7, 2018
B+ 67% Ocean's 8 (2018) A dream cast and a heist of delightful complexity and ingenuity.‐ Movie Mom
Read More | Posted Jun 7, 2018
B+ 48% How to Talk to Girls at Parties (2018) Punk in this film is not angry so much as revolutionary, fueled by ideas and optimism. That may seem like an alien idea today, but Mitchell makes it seem right on time. ‐ Movie Mom
Read More | Posted May 31, 2018
C 73% Adrift (2018) The back-and-forth flashbacks weaken the intensity of the struggle and a weak script and weaker twist ending make even a story of survival more disappointing than inspiring.‐ Movie Mom
Read More | Posted May 31, 2018
B+ 71% Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018) It may not be necessary, but it is most welcome...fits as satisfyingly into the "Star Wars" universe as that last piece in a jigsaw puzzle.‐ Movie Mom
Read More | Posted May 22, 2018
B+ 89% Pope Francis - A Man of His Word (2018) A film that gives us a rare chance to hear directly from a man whose devotion and compassion will inspire anyone.‐ Movie Mom
Read More | Posted May 18, 2018
B 53% Book Club (2018) The silly premise, Bumble product placement, clunky double entendre, and Viagra humor make us long for the more reliable middle-age female empowerment fluff of Nancy Meyers.‐ Movie Mom
Read More | Posted May 17, 2018
3/5 36% Crush (2002) Explicit romance; unsupportive friends.‐ Common Sense Media
Read More | Posted May 17, 2018
B+ 83% Deadpool 2 (2018) The quips and pop culture references come at you "Airplane!"-style, meta times meta, breaking the fourth wall and probably the fifth, sixth, and seventh as well.‐ Movie Mom
Read More | Posted May 15, 2018
B+ 38% Life of the Party (2018) Deanna says she is "down to clown," which is supposed to be an eye-rolling mom-ism. But it is McCarthy who is truly down to clown and we are all the better for it.‐ Movie Mom
Read More | Posted May 10, 2018
B+ 86% Tully (2018) Sharply but lovingly observed with Cody's shrewd wit and enormous compassion for its characters, "Tully" is as welcome in theaters as its title character is at Marlo's door.‐ Movie Mom
Read More | Posted May 3, 2018
B 29% Modern Life Is Rubbish (2018) [Josh] Whitehouse and [Freya] Mavor have great chemistry and give their thinly written characters charm and energy, which keeps us on their side through very predictable ups and downs.‐ Movie Mom
Read More | Posted Apr 27, 2018
B+ 83% Avengers: Infinity War (2018) At times it feels like the Fellowship of the Infinity Stones.‐ Movie Mom
Read More | Posted Apr 24, 2018
B+ 67% They (2017) Writer/director Anahita Ghazvinizadeh gives the film a lyrical, meditative quality.‐ Movie Mom
Read More | Posted Apr 24, 2018
B+ 34% I Feel Pretty (2018) Amy Schumer shines in an adorable fantasy that both draws from and slyly subverts the classic Cinderella story.‐ Movie Mom
Read More | Posted Apr 20, 2018
B 12% Aardvark (2018) Three thoughtful performances and a couple of intriguing interactions, but it is ultimately undermined by an underwritten script. The parts are greater than the whole.‐ Movie Mom
Read More | Posted Apr 12, 2018
B 52% Rampage (2018) Johnson is right in his sweet spot here, and so are we, with a popcorn treat to kick off the summer season.‐ Movie Mom
Read More | Posted Apr 11, 2018
3.5/4 88% Love After Love (2018) This first-time feature from writer/director Russell Harbaugh has an understated, intimate, pointillist style, with a cool jazz score that matches its improvisational tone.‐ RogerEbert.com
Read More | Posted Mar 30, 2018
B+ 73% Ready Player One (2018) There has never been a director better at the craft of cinematic storytelling, and there has never been a story more suited to that craft than this one.‐ Movie Mom
Read More | Posted Mar 28, 2018
B+ 89% Isle of Dogs (2018) What some audiences experience as whimsical, charming, and witty, others see as cloying, twee, or claustrophobic. But he is a marvel at world-building.‐ Movie Mom
Read More | Posted Mar 26, 2018
B- 43% Pacific Rim Uprising (2018) Second verse, same as the first. Even bigger robots. Even meaner monster aliens. Even dumber dialogue. ‐ Movie Mom
Read More | Posted Mar 23, 2018
B+ 92% Love, Simon (2018) I can't remember when I've heard an audience respond with cheers and applause as joyous as they did here when the big kiss moment finally arrived.‐ Movie Mom
Read More | Posted Mar 15, 2018
B- 49% Tomb Raider (2018) It may be tough to get a video game avatar over a chasm or through a labyrinth, but it is even tougher to make her into a movie star, even Lara Croft.‐ Movie Mom
Read More | Posted Mar 15, 2018
B+ 39% Gringo (2018) If you like your crime stories to be nicely nasty, this one does the trick.‐ Movie Mom
Read More | Posted Mar 8, 2018
B+ 40% A Wrinkle in Time (2018) Most of what I love about the book was beautifully realized, and the movie is sure to be a middle school sleepover perennial and a family favorite for generations.‐ Movie Mom
Read More | Posted Mar 8, 2018