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Many thanks to Dana Stevens and the Slate Spoiler Special podcast for inviting me to talk about “The Boxtrolls.”

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Many thanks to Criticwire for inviting me to participate in an intriguing survey: what films would you give to aliens to explain life on earth?  Here’s what I wrote: I’d have to include a silent comedy, something that would be […]

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Many thanks to Betty Jo Tucker for inviting me to talk about the movies I am most looking forward to this fall, along with my fellow critics Mack Bates and A.J. Hakari!

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I got to visit my pals at the Jeff and Jer show when I was in San Diego last week!

It seems like yesterday, but it was 19 years ago this week that I first began writing reviews online as The Movie Mom®.  Anyone remember Prodigy?  The first appearance of my website was via the Sears-owned online service, so long […]

Many thanks to Betty Jo Tucker for including me in her anniversary special and for all the fun I’ve had on the show over the years.  

Many thanks to Betty Jo Tucker for inviting me on her podcast to talk about the best and worst movie teachers along with her guest co-host, Mack Bates. It was a lot of fun to share some thoughts about the […]

Many thanks to Rogerebert.com for interviewing me in their series on movie critics. Where did you grow up, and what was it like? I grew up in the suburbs of Chicago. But when I was in 4th-5th grade, we lived […]

Thanks, as always, to my pal Nick Digilio, who had me on his WGN radio show last weekend to talk about what’s going on in movie theaters.

Many thanks to Sam Fragoso and his colleagues at Movie Mezzanine for including me in their round-up of the best films of the 1960’s.  I really enjoyed reading through all the different selections.  Check it out and add your own […]