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Nanny McPhee Returns
Emma Thompson stars as the titular nanny in this family film, which she also wrote.
"...Matilda books, Thompson again stars as the story’s titular nanny. She also shepherded the project into production as the..."

Aug. 20, 2010 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Nanny Diaries
An awful lot of good talent was squandered on this by-the-numbers film version of the bestselling tell-all about the child-rearing habits of the rich.
"...about quotidian life in America. Their rendition of The Nanny Diaries, however, is flat-footed and tiresome, hitting the same..."

Aug. 24, 2007 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Mr. Nanny
"...Jefferson) would be an equal insult to both Mr. Nanny co-stars. And if you remember director Gottlieb at all..."

Oct. 15, 1993 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Nanny McPhee
Nanny McPhee is something of a rarity: a movie for children that is about children and their world.
"...and featuring an A-list cast of British character actors, Nanny McPhee is indeed something of a rarity: a movie..."

Jan. 27, 2006 Movie Review by Marrit Ingman

Austin Film Festival Review: Nanny
Eerie migrant drama is an intriguing addition to Black horror
"...a lot of mainstream cinema, Nikyatu Jusu’s debut feature Nanny is a laudable and clearly deeply personal story...."

Oct. 29, 2022 Screens Post by Trace Sauveur

The Perfect Nanny
French cuckoo-in-the-nest thriller is rarely as good as its lead
"...crime in New York in 2012 – The Perfect Nanny taps into a very particular kind of middle-class angst...."

March 27, 2020 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

The Austin Film Festival Brings the Terror of Motherhood in Nanny
New Voice Award winner Nikyatu Jusu looks at horror with a Black woman's gaze
"...of director and writer Nikyatu Jusu's first feature film, Nanny. It's a multifaceted exploration of motherhood, from the point..."

Oct. 21, 2022 Screens Feature by Jenny Nulf

Eerie migrant drama is an intriguing addition to Black horror
"...a lot of mainstream cinema, Nikyatu Jusu’s debut feature Nanny is a laudable and clearly deeply personal story...."

Dec. 2, 2022 Movie Review by Trace Sauveur

Against Nanny Government
"...guarantee of a collective, forced, mediocre existence by a nanny government...."

May 3, 2004 Postmarks

Mary Poppins Returns
The perfect nanny returns, the same as last time
"...the east once again to carry everyone’s favorite no-nonsense nanny to Cherry Tree Lane in this happy sequel to..."

Dec. 21, 2018 Movie Review by Steve Davis

The Boy
Horrors: A nanny finds that her new charge is a life-sized doll
"...Another day, another evil doll, another nanny in trouble. It’s a wonder people even buy life-size..."

Jan. 29, 2016 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Saving Mr. Banks
Tom Hanks and Emma Thompson star in this story about how Walt Disney convinced the prickly author of Mary Poppins to sell her creation to Hollywood.
"...on film with the same conviction as the no-nonsense nanny who was carried by the east wind to the..."

Dec. 20, 2013 Movie Review by Steve Davis

Brahms: The Boy II
The well-dressed, porcelain, miniature killer is back. Um … how?
"...story of a weirdly lifelike mannequin child-thing and the nanny hired to care for it got by on gothy..."

Feb. 28, 2020 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Modern motherhood unraveled and rebuilt by the Young Adult team.
"...into her life. Or, rather, Tully (Davis), a night nanny recommended by Marlo's annoyingly perfect brother Craig (Duplass). A..."

May 4, 2018 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

Another round of a psycho ex from hell
"...conniving stepmother (Blancanieves), scorned mistress (Fatal Attraction, Obsessed), diabolical nanny (The Hand That Rocks the Cradle). Unhinged women, all,..."

April 21, 2017 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

The bubbles have gone out of Russell Brand's remake of the 30-year-old original.
" here transferred to Mirren, who serves as Arthur’s nanny Hobson in a switch that only serves to further..."

April 8, 2011 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Paranormal Activity 2
Although this follow-up is considerably spookier than the original, there are only so many gotcha moments that can transpire without feeling wholly contrived.
"...faux cinema verité, captured remarkably via security apparatus and nanny cams. That's the pitch, really: Supernatural stuff happens, and..."

Oct. 29, 2010 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Thoda Pyaar Thoda Magic
In this new Hindi movie, four orphaned children are blessed with a nanny.
", which arrives in the form of a new nanny cycling down from a rainbow...."

June 27, 2008 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day
Frances McDormand's Miss Pettigrew is an unemployed nanny who bluffs her way into a job as the "social secretary" for the brain-dead, proto-fashionista, Yank-on-holiday starlet Delysia Lafosse, played by Amy Adams.
"...Winifred Watson in 1938. Miss Pettigrew is an unemployed nanny with a no-nonsense streak and an exceedingly dour sense..."

March 7, 2008 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The Page Turner
In this quiet, French revenge film, a creeping malevolence wreaks havoc on an otherwise normal bourgeois family.
"...back into Ariane’s life – this time as a nanny to the older woman’s son – and is ready..."

May 25, 2007 Movie Review by Josh Rosenblatt

Uptown Girls
"...marketable skills. Then she lands a job as a nanny to a girl even more obnoxious and pathetic than..."

Aug. 15, 2003 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

A Family Thing
"...“real” mother, but his biological mother was their black nanny, raped by his father. Earl (Duvall) is the result..."

March 29, 1996 Movie Review by Alison Macor

Martha & Ethel
"...current experiences. Johnstone narrates the segments devoted to her nanny Martha, and Ettinger does the voiceover for the sections..."

April 28, 1995 Movie Review by Alison Macor

The Princess and the Goblin
"...who, left in the care of a dopey, snoozing nanny when her father the king (voice of Ackland) leaves..."

June 10, 1994 Movie Review by Alvaro Rodriguez

Wide Sargasso Sea
"...shines in their roles (particularly Robinson as the imperious nanny and sorceress and King as Rochester's inevitable native temptation)...."

June 4, 1993 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

One Good Cop
"...rats. Suddenly and without warning, she finds herself playing nanny/new mom figure to the dead cop's kids, and guess..."

May 10, 1991 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

'Downton Abbey' Season Premiere: Part One
The denizens of Downton are back (some of them in black)
"...on a mantelpiece. Meanwhile, a baby cries as a nanny bustles down the night-darkened hall. Mary lies in bed,..."

Jan. 6, 2014 Screens Post by Melanie Haupt

Five Filmmakers to Learn From at Austin Film Festival 2022
The picks of the panels in this year's writers conference
"...A rising star in horror directors, her feature debut Nanny took the Dramatic Competition Grand Jury Prize at Sundance..."

Oct. 28, 2022 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

Local Cinemas Embrace Online Experiment to Ride Out Coronavirus Closures
AFS, Alamo, and Violet Crown all screening online
"...offered a $10 rental for Balloon and The Perect Nanny, while Vimeo is offering both $4.99 rental and $14.99..."

March 28, 2020 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

The Hand That Rocks the Cradle
"...husband Michael (McCoy) find themselves in need of a nanny for their young daughter Emma and newborn Joe, they..."

Jan. 10, 1992 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

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