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Nell Minow

Nell Minow
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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
3/4 58% Animal Crackers (2017) Everything moves along briskly, punctuated with colorful characters, animal and human, and lively musical numbers.‐
Read More | Posted Jul 24, 2020
B + 62% Radioactive (2020) Rosamund Pike is never less than mesmerizing.‐ Movie Mom
Read More | Posted Jul 23, 2020
3/4 89% Father Soldier Son (2020) Davis and Einhorn let us make up our own minds about Brian's view of masculinity, and by doing so, they encourage us to challenge our own.‐
Read More | Posted Jul 17, 2020
B+ 79% Greyhound (2020) The movie is really about risk assessment under the direst circumstances, the responsibility for other people's lives, the wear on the spirit, the resolve to go on.‐ Movie Mom
Read More | Posted Jul 9, 2020
3.5/4 85% Olympia (2019) It is a pleasure to spend time with Dukakis, who is always not just open to but hungry for revelation, growth, and connection, giving the documentary a deliciously buoyant quality.‐
Read More | Posted Jul 9, 2020
B+ 81% The Old Guard (2020) A moment in this film will be in clip reels of the most true-hearted movie depictions of love in the middle of a graphic novel shoot-em-up movie. ‐ Movie Mom
Read More | Posted Jul 2, 2020
A- 92% The Outpost (2020) Impeccable camerawork from Lorenzo Senatore and editing by Michael J. Duthie give the film a documentary feel matched by understated, natural performances from the cast. ‐ Movie Mom
Read More | Posted Jul 2, 2020
B 50% Four Kids and It (2020) Ros and Smash begin to understand how acknowledging they cannot have what they really want makes it possible for them to begin to move forward. That's the real magic.‐ Movie Mom
Read More | Posted Jul 1, 2020
1/4 9% Force of Nature (2020) Even a script written by algorithm would make more sense than Force of Nature.‐
Read More | Posted Jun 30, 2020
B- No Score Yet Jungle Beat: The Movie (2020) Young children may enjoy the colorful jungle animal characters and sweet storyline about hugs but anyone over age nine may find it overlong and a bit dull.‐ Movie Mom
Read More | Posted Jun 25, 2020
B 64% Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga (2020) The highlights are a delightfully staged riff-off at a party for the top competitors featuring real Eurovision stars and Dan Stevens as the flamboyant front-runner, ‐ Movie Mom
Read More | Posted Jun 25, 2020
B- 47% My Spy (2020) Coleman is a gifted performer who knows how to deliver lines that are too grown-up for her age without sounding precocious; her scenes with Bautista have some real warmth. ‐ Movie Mom
Read More | Posted Jun 25, 2020
B 40% Irresistible (2020) Stewart makes the same mistake his characters do; he condescends to his audience.‐ Movie Mom
Read More | Posted Jun 25, 2020
3.5/4 100% Athlete A (2020) Directors Bonni Cohen and Jon Shenk show us the story of the predatory monster, the brave survivors, and the heroic reporters of The Indianapolis Star. But they want us to see more.‐
Read More | Posted Jun 24, 2020
B+ 93% Dads (2020) One of the movie's subtle themes is the combination of what is eternal and what can change and is decided by each of us as we grope toward our own parenting styles.‐ Movie Mom
Read More | Posted Jun 18, 2020
B+ 99% Miss Juneteenth (2020) The heart of the film in every way is Beharie, who makes Turquoise every bit the phenomenal woman her pageant poem describes.‐ Movie Mom
Read More | Posted Jun 18, 2020
3.5/4 92% The Surrogate (2020) Hersh has a good ear for the way people talk about sensitive and difficult issues.‐
Read More | Posted Jun 12, 2020
B+ 9% Artemis Fowl (2020) A family-friendly, gorgeously designed action fantasy.‐ Movie Mom
Read More | Posted Jun 11, 2020
B- 73% The King of Staten Island (2020) Davidson is an exceptionally appealing performer, and it is clear he is trying to blend art and life here, using the film itself to become more vulnerable and more present.‐ Movie Mom
Read More | Posted Jun 11, 2020
B+ 70% Think Like a Dog (2020) A welcome throwback to Disney live-action classics like "The Absent-Minded Professor," "The Shaggy Dog," and "The Monkey's Uncle." ‐ Movie Mom
Read More | Posted Jun 10, 2020
3.5/4 100% 2040 (2020) 2040 points a practical, achievable path toward solutions, but its most important contribution is a sense that change is possible.‐
Read More | Posted Jun 5, 2020
3/4 82% Screened Out (2020) Just because we already sense or know a lot of what is in this film does not mean we won't benefit from hearing it in such urgent and compelling fashion.‐
Read More | Posted May 26, 2020
B 69% The High Note (2020) If you find yourself, in what all the commercials are calling "these challenging times" looking for cinematic comfort food, "The High Note" is here. ‐ Movie Mom
Read More | Posted May 26, 2020
2/4 25% Inheritance (2020) A script that didn't think past the trailer.‐
Read More | Posted May 22, 2020
B+ 76% Military Wives (2020) The choir is as much the result of opposing forces as common interests. ‐ Movie Mom
Read More | Posted May 22, 2020
B- 49% Scoob! (2020) Traditional enough to please the fans but contemporary enough to address (I'm not kidding) toxic masculinity and some nice reminders about the importance of friendship. ‐ Movie Mom
Read More | Posted May 15, 2020
3/4 65% Clementine (2019) At its best [Clementine] is more a mood piece than a narrative, an exploration of the shifting power in relationships.‐
Read More | Posted May 8, 2020
3.5/4 91% Bull (2020) The patient, observant camera captures the sensitive performances by Havard and Morgan, and they are never less than eloquent and honest.‐
Read More | Posted May 1, 2020
3.5/4 No Score Yet The Clark Sisters: First Ladies of Gospel (2019) It's called The Clark Sisters, but this movie belongs to Aunjanue Ellis, who gives a dazzling performance.‐
Read More | Posted Apr 28, 2020
3/4 44% Robert the Bruce (2019) Robert the Bruce is gorgeously filmed by cinematographer John Garrett, making the most of every exquisitely lit crag of the Scottish countryside.‐
Read More | Posted Apr 24, 2020
B+ 90% The Willoughbys (2020) The Willoughby children end up going on an adventure that is colorful, funny, exciting, and satisfyingly heartwarming. ‐ Movie Mom
Read More | Posted Apr 22, 2020
B+ 100% Jump Shot: The Kenny Sailors Story (2020) It is a love story, and it is a story of a quality we do not see very often, decency.‐ Movie Mom
Read More | Posted Apr 16, 2020
B+ 70% Trolls World Tour (2020) It may seem a bit frantic after weeks of sequester, but it is a bright, tuneful, sweet story with a message of hope that seems especially welcome in the spring of 2020.‐ Movie Mom
Read More | Posted Apr 10, 2020
3.5/4 100% Slay the Dragon (2020) Goodman and Durrance have made a dense, numbers-driven subject very accessible.‐
Read More | Posted Apr 3, 2020
B+ 77% The Banker (2020) "The Banker," now available on Apple TV+, is three movies in one, all of them vivid, engaging, and compelling. ‐ Movie Mom
Read More | Posted Apr 2, 2020
B+ 59% The Burnt Orange Heresy (2020) The glamorous world of art museums and collectors, the provocative questions it raises, and sharp, witty performances from Sutherland and Jagger make it enticingly watchable.‐ Movie Mom
Read More | Posted Mar 12, 2020
B 83% The Way Back (2020) aAsolid drama with the additional interest factor of the parallels between the actor and the role.‐ Movie Mom
Read More | Posted Mar 5, 2020
B 50% I Still Believe (2020) A sincere and tender love story with attractive stars and tuneful songs.‐ Movie Mom
Read More | Posted Mar 5, 2020
A- 88% Onward (2020) The highlight of the film is the parallel heroic journey taken by the Manticore and Laurel, who deserve a movie of their own.‐ Movie Mom
Read More | Posted Mar 5, 2020
3.5/4 87% Sorry We Missed You (2020) Beautifully performed with searing honesty and naturalism by the entire cast.‐
Read More | Posted Mar 4, 2020
3/4 92% Straight Up (2020) An assured and refreshing first feature from writer/director/star James Sweeney.‐
Read More | Posted Feb 28, 2020
B + 87% Emma. (2020) Visually luscious, with endless, exquisite period detail.... briskly edited, almost a door-slamming farce at times, with literally cheeky touches.‐ Movie Mom
Read More | Posted Feb 24, 2020
2/4 62% The Call of the Wild (2020) The problem is less the technology, which is very impressive, than it is the uneven storyline.‐
Read More | Posted Feb 20, 2020
3.5/4 93% Ordinary Love (2020) Manville has to go through a kaleidoscope of moods and emotions, and every one of them is precise, fearless, and searingly real.‐
Read More | Posted Feb 14, 2020
B+ 74% The Photograph (2020) A luscious valentine of a movie, the kind of romantic drama audiences keep complaining they don't make any more. ‐ Movie Mom
Read More | Posted Feb 14, 2020
B - 70% Olympic Dreams (2020) "Olympic Dreams" is a slight but sweet story set inside a big, colorful, dramatic world.‐ Movie Mom
Read More | Posted Feb 13, 2020
B- 38% Downhill (2020) Yes, middle-aged people sometimes wonder where their youth has gone and long to be seen as new and desirable. That point has been made much better many, many times. ‐ Movie Mom
Read More | Posted Feb 13, 2020
2/4 38% Waiting for Anya (2020) Despite the obvious sincerity of the filmmakers, the best efforts of Jean Reno and Anjelica Huston, and some lovely scenery, it remains overly didactic.‐
Read More | Posted Feb 7, 2020
B 78% Birds of Prey (And the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn) (2020) Perhaps not as fun as it wants to be, but the movie has high spirits and a refreshing perspective that goes a bit deeper than just grrrl power.‐ Movie Mom
Read More | Posted Feb 6, 2020
3/4 96% Incitement (2020) Director/co-screenwriter Yaron Zilberman deftly blends archival footage with scenes of Yigal becoming increasingly committed to murdering the Prime Minister.‐
Read More | Posted Jan 31, 2020