Don’t you love it when you discover a movie that you simply LOVE! You want to share it with your girlfriends, so they can enjoy the magic, the emotions and the laughter. Whether it’s a fab family movie, heart-pounding action-adventure or a heart-warming chick flick/rom com, I love them all. We’re excited to bring you our Joy of Mom flick picks each Friday, so you know what’s worth your precious time. Happy screenings!
“Inside Out” This is the summer film for the entire family. You’ll fall in love with 11-year-old Riley, who must deal with real world problems when she must move from her beloved home in the Midwest to the unknown of San Francisco, due to of her father’s new job. Suddenly, all of her inner emotions appear at Headquarters inside of Riley’s mind. The emotions are Disgust (Mindy Kaling), Fear (Bill Hader), Sadness (Phyllis Smith) and Anger (Lewis Black). Amy Poehler voices the emotion of Joy. Diane Lane and Kyle MacLachlan are on board as Riley’s parents.
Behind the Scenes: Amy Poehler chats playing “Joy”
Q: Did you worry that Joy would be too joyous?
Amy Poehler: “I just didn’t want her to be overjoyed and annoying . You have to walk a fine line.”
Q: Why did you name your book “Yes Please?”
Amy Poehler: “I liked that it was a question and kind of an answer.”
Q: You have two sons. Any advice for moms?
Amy Poehler: “At the end of the day, as a mom, I believe you have to give yourself a break and not pay attention to other people’s thoughts, opinions or advice.”
One More Thing: Don’t be surprised if this film is nominated for a 2016 Oscar!
Photo Courtesy of Disney PIXAR