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Kyle Smith (Twitter: @rkylesmith) is critic-at-large for National Review, theater critic for The New Criterion and the author of the novels Love Monkey and A Christmas Caroline. Type a title in the box above to locate a review.

Buy Love Monkey for $4! "Hilarious"--Maslin, NY Times. "Exceedingly readable and wickedly funny romantic comedy"--S.F. Chronicle. "Loud and brash, a helluva lot of fun"--Entertainment Weekly. "Engaging romp, laugh-out-loud funny"-CNN. "Shrewd, self-deprecating, oh-so-witty. Smith's ruthless humor knows no bounds"--NPR

Buy A Christmas Caroline for $10! "for those who prefer their sentimentality seasoned with a dash of cynical wit. A quick, enjoyable read...straight out of Devil Wears Prada"--The Wall Street Journal

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    The 19 Greatest Movie Moms in History

    By Kyle | May 7, 2014

    My list is in the Post.

    Topics: Movies | 5 Comments »

    5 Responses to “The 19 Greatest Movie Moms in History”

    1. kishke Says:
      May 7th, 2014 at 6:01 pm

      You left out Linda Hamilton as Sarah Connor in Terminator 1 & 2.

    2. SK Says:
      May 7th, 2014 at 9:38 pm

      Barbara Stanwyck as Stella Dallas.

    3. K Says:
      May 8th, 2014 at 1:06 am

      I thought the best mother in Aliens was the alien queen.

    4. Obama bin Biden Says:
      May 8th, 2014 at 12:07 pm

      Diane Ladd as Marietta Fortune in Wild at Heart.

    5. lunar Says:
      May 8th, 2014 at 12:26 pm

      Mrs. Brisby in “Secret of NIMH.” Overcomes her crippling timidity to save her kids.