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”

My Oscar picks (of what I’ve seen in the last year)

Best best picture nominee, that I’ve seen Spotlight, but I’ve only seen Spotlight, the Martian, and Mad Max: Fury Road (I liked them all) Best Star Wars thing Sure, the movie was fun, but the Solo Family Portrait blew me away. Best real depiction of journalists Spotlight has been hailed for its realistic portrayal ofContinue reading “My Oscar picks (of what I’ve seen in the last year)”