• "Joy" is based, albeit loosely, on the life of Joy Mangano, an entrepreneur, inventor and QVC shopping network star with the mega-selling Miracle Mop. Jennifer Lawrence is excellent as Joy, but the film starts off on the wrong foot with woeful depictions of her background as the only sane person in her dysfunctional family.

    "'Joy' Sinks Into A Morass As Its Protagonist Faces Irritating Obstacles". "Morning Edition" with David Greene, December 25, 2015.