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LADY BIRD: The Case for....and Against

I’ve been meaning to write something about Lady Bird since I first saw it (I’ve seen it twice now) but I’ve struggled to find a proper analysis. 1,440 more words

Reviews

Natalie Portman on 'Lady Bird': 'I've Wanted to See This Movie for the Past 20 Years'

Two weeks after putting the Hollywood Foreign Press Assn. on notice for producing an all-male lineup of best director Golden Globe nominees, actress (and director in her own right) Natalie Portman sang the praises of Greta Gerwig’s “Lady Bird” in Hollywood Thursday night. 926 more words

Awards

HAS A24 TAKEN OVER THE INDIE FILM INDUSTRY?

A24, is an American film production company, which by now you probably should of heard of. The company has produced some of the most revolutionary independent films, including Alex Garland’s… 422 more words

Features

How "Lady Bird" inspires me to keep writing "unlikable" semi-autobiographical characters

(Note: Spoiler-wise, I don’t think there’s anything here that isn’t referenced in a trailer or review of Lady Bird. Let me know if this ends up not being the case and I will happily edit the post. 1,367 more words

About Me

Building Hype

Ciao, mi amici!

Another day has come and gone, which means we are even closer to the Oscar nominations.  Funny how time works that way, huh?  893 more words

Academy Awards

“Lady Bird”

Actress Greta Gerwig’s directional debut in “Lady Bird” has a lot a humanities major would love: John Steinbeck, Joan Didion, August Wilson, and palindromes galore, and even Kierkegaard.   342 more words

Coming Of Age

Rix Flix 2: The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected)

It’s tempting to speculate writer/director Noah Baumbach  orchestrated a sly send-up of some of his cast’s real-life personalities with their unwitting participation in his latest film,  428 more words