Movie Review: ‘Lady Bird’ and best supporting actress

I like to think that Lady Bird is a little bit like the writer-director Greta Gerwig herself: charming, quirky, capable, and maybe, as the kids say these days, a bit extra. The teenager’s coming of age is a perfectly enjoyable film that deftly covers plenty of the rising and falling action of major teen desiresContinue reading “Movie Review: ‘Lady Bird’ and best supporting actress”

Movie Review: ‘Dunkirk’

Writer-director Christopher Nolan has created some of the most memorable cinematic moments: the effect of the near-permanent daylight on a LA detective in Insomnia; the slippage of time between places created by a wormhole in Interstellar; the three-action-sequences-at-once in Inception; and the backwards in time unwinding of the plot of Memento. What these all haveContinue reading “Movie Review: ‘Dunkirk’”