Ali discusses the movie adaptation of the first book in Ann Brashares’ bestselling young adult novel series, The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants. She tracks the story arcs of each of the four main characters while touching on the timeless themes of self-love, growth, family, grief and, above all else, the true bond of everlasting friendship.
Ali discusses her all-time favorite Disney movie, Aladdin. She quotes her favorite lines and reminisces about watching the film repeatedly as a kid. She also compares the movie to its Broadway musical adaptation.
Ali discusses the movie, Bridesmaids, written by Annie Mumolo and Kristen Wiig, sharing her favorite moments and funny lines from this female-driven comedy.
Ali discusses the movie, Spice World, starring the Spice Girls. She shares memories about watching the movie with her friends, collecting Spice Girls stickers, favorite Spice Girls songs and her favorite Spice Girl as a kid.
Ali discusses the Disney movie, Zootopia, praising its writing, animation, voice acting and music, all of which contribute to the film’s incredibly pertinent message. Afterward, she shares a Zootopia story she wrote called “Just One Date.”
Ali discusses the a cappella comedy movie, Pitch Perfect, written by Kay Cannon, sharing her favorite lines and highlighting the positive message of this feel-good film.
Ali discusses the beloved Christmas comedy film, Elf, sharing her favorite quotes and a few fun facts along the way while emphasizing the joyful spirit that makes this a fun movie to enjoy all year round.
Ali discusses The Rugrats Movie, the first theatrical film based on her all-time favorite childhood cartoon, Rugrats, created by Arlene Klasky, Gábor Csupó and Paul Germain. She reminisces about the hype leading up to the movie and her experience dancing to one of the songs from the soundtrack. She also shares her favorite quotes and talks about the emotional moments that still make her tear up all these years later.
Ali discusses the movie, Mean Girls, written by Tina Fey, sharing memorable lines and highlighting its noteworthy messages along the way.
Ali discusses The Perks of Being a Wallflower, the acclaimed epistolary novel by Stephen Chbosky. She cites various quotes that resonate with her, compares the novel to its movie adaptation and talks about the qualities she admires most about the main character, Charlie.