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Lady Bird

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  Lady Bird Review
Tookey's Rating
8 /10
 
Average Rating
8.83 /10
 
Starring
Saoirse Ronan , Laurie Metcalf , Tracy Letts
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Directed by: Greta Gerwig
Written by: Greta Gerwig

 
 
 
Released: 2017
   
Genre: DRAMA
RITES-OF-PASSAGE
ROMANCE
COMEDY
   
Origin: US
   
Length: 93
 
 


 
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While there is an acute authorial intelligence informing the transitions between scenes, the steady trot of clipped vignettes comes to seem monotonous and somewhat evasive, a way to move along before anything too hard and hurtful happens.
(Nick Pinkerton, Sight and Sound)
Even as I encourage audiences to cherish Lady Bird for its insights and heart-tugs, I am a bit put off by all the hailing of Gerwig as one of the “freshest female voices of her generation” and a brilliant – as opposed to definitely watchable – entry into the directorial ranks.
(Dominique Paul Noth, Urban Milwaukee)

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