This week, I'm very excited to bring back one of our warmest & most knowledgeable guests who's become synonymous with fall. In fact, this is her third consecutive fall episode and fifth appearance overall!
An accomplished lawyer and a highly readable film critic at her own site MovieMom.com and at RogerEbert.com where she's also an editor, Nell Minow has written over 3,000 movie reviews since the 1990s. Additionally, she's also authored a handful of terrific film books, including 101 Must See Movie Moments and The Movie Mom's Guide to Family Movies.
Playing almost like a companion piece to Nell's last episode in the fall of 2021, which focused on female friendships in film, in this fast-paced, fun, and informative conversation, we take a look at the history of the role of the cinematic best friend as epitomized by Eve Arden in Mildred Pierce and Anatomy of a Murder and Judy Greer in 13 Going on 30 and 27 Dresses.
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