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You Need to Check Out 'Thor: Ragnarok' and More This Weekend

You Need to Check Out 'Thor: Ragnarok' and More This Weekend

Kick it with Kusama and Colin Furze, meet 'Princess Cyd,' and catch the first feature film directed by Greta Gerwig.
‘Lady Bird’ DP Sam Levy on Working with Greta Gerwig, Harris Savides, and More

‘Lady Bird’ DP Sam Levy on Working with Greta Gerwig, Harris Savides, and More

From a visual standpoint, there’s a very fine line to ride when making a character drama. You want the image to be striking and appealing, but you don’t want to detract from the performances or

Four Stars: ‘Lady Bird’ Leaves You Breathless, Charmed and Anxious for More

"Lady Bird is a year-end surprise that lands in 2017's pile of mediocrity like a stray emerald in a pile of discarded rhinestones."
Atlanta Readers: Win Passes to See ‘Lady Bird’

Atlanta Readers: Win Passes to See ‘Lady Bird’

Greta Gerwig’s Lady Bird is one of the best coming-of-age films in recent memory. It’s a film where the more I think about it, the more I like it. Saoirse Ronan plays a senior in high school who’s
Saoirse Ronan’s ‘Lady Bird’ Flies High to Top Limited Opening of 2017

Saoirse Ronan’s ‘Lady Bird’ Flies High to Top Limited Opening of 2017

Greta Gerwig’s “Lady Bird,” starring Saoirse Ronan and Laurie Metcalfe, has launched with the best limited opening of the year with $375,612 on four screens in Los Angeles and New York for an

Greta Gerwig Somehow Redeems Dave Matthews Band’s “Crash Into Me”

Amanda Petrusich writes about the use of the song “Crash Into Me,” by Dave Matthews Band, in the film “Lady Bird,” written and directed by Greta Gerwig.
Greta Gerwig on ‘Lady Bird’ and What Made Saoirse Ronan Perfect for the Title Role

Greta Gerwig on ‘Lady Bird’ and What Made Saoirse Ronan Perfect for the Title Role

From writer/director Greta Gerwig, the heartfelt and humorous Lady Bird is a beautifully human story that explores what life is like for Christine “Lady Bird” McPherson (played to perfection by
Frances McDormand’s ‘Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri’ Scores Strong Opening Weekend

Frances McDormand’s ‘Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri’ Scores Strong Opening Weekend

Frances McDormand’s drama “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” has launched with the second best limited opening of 2017, garnering $320,000 on four screens for an impressive $80,000 per screen
‘Thor: Ragnarok’ hammers the competition to win another box office weekend

‘Thor: Ragnarok’ hammers the competition to win another box office weekend

Marvel Studios' superhero sequel Thor: Ragnarok reigned supreme at the box office for the second straight weekend, edging out new releases Daddy's Home 2 and Murder on the Orient Express. The post
Saoirse Ronan on Connecting with ‘Lady Bird’ and Leading ‘Mary Queen of Scots’

Saoirse Ronan on Connecting with ‘Lady Bird’ and Leading ‘Mary Queen of Scots’

From writer/director Greta Gerwig, the heartfelt and humorous Lady Bird is a beautifully human story that explores what life is like for Christine “Lady Bird” McPherson (played to perfection by
Coming-of-Age Dramas Make Mad Dash for Awards Season Glory

Coming-of-Age Dramas Make Mad Dash for Awards Season Glory

The coming-of-age genre is nothing new to Oscar season. From recent best picture nominees “Juno” and “An Education” to classics such as “Dead Poets Society” or “American Graffiti,” the universal
‘Lady Bird,’ ‘Three Billboards’ Fly High, Netflix Mum on ‘Mudbound’ Results

‘Lady Bird,’ ‘Three Billboards’ Fly High, Netflix Mum on ‘Mudbound’ Results

A24’s “Lady Bord” and Fox Searchlight’s “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” both cracked the top 10 at the domestic box office this weekend as limited release awards contenders. But Netflix is
‘Call Me By Your Name’, ‘Get Out’ Lead Independent Spirit Awards Nominations

‘Call Me By Your Name’, ‘Get Out’ Lead Independent Spirit Awards Nominations

The 2018 Film Independent Spirit Awards nominations have been announced, and the critically acclaimed Call Me By Your Name leads the pack with six nods in total, including Best Picture, Director,
Comedies Speak Truth to Power in Golden Globes Race

Comedies Speak Truth to Power in Golden Globes Race

Typically, the Golden Globe Award for best motion picture comedy/musical has been a mixed bag. Only once in the last decade has the victor — 2012’s “The Artist” — gone on to win the best picture
Playback: Greta Gerwig and Saoirse Ronan on ‘Lady Bird’ and Coming of Age

Playback: Greta Gerwig and Saoirse Ronan on ‘Lady Bird’ and Coming of Age

Welcome to “Playback,” a Variety podcast bringing you exclusive conversations with the talents behind many of today’s hottest films. This week, on a special Thanksgiving episode, we have “Lady Bird”
‘Lady Bird’ Becomes the Best-Reviewed Movie of All-Time on Rotten Tomatoes

‘Lady Bird’ Becomes the Best-Reviewed Movie of All-Time on Rotten Tomatoes

It’s very hard to score 100% on Rotten Tomatoes. With so many reviews, even a critically beloved movie is bound to come up with at least one or two dissenters (or someone like Armond White, who
A new film has bested “Toy Story 2” as the best-reviewed movie in Rotten Tomatoes history

A new film has bested “Toy Story 2” as the best-reviewed movie in Rotten Tomatoes history

A low-budget indie film is now the best-reviewed movie on Rotten Tomatoes. Every critic who reviewed Lady Bird, a stunning coming-of-age comedy about a California…
'Lady Bird' Becomes Rotten Tomatoes' Best Reviewed Movie Ever!

'Lady Bird' Becomes Rotten Tomatoes' Best Reviewed Movie Ever!

The critically acclaimed movie Lady Bird is now the best reviewed movie on Rotten Tomatoes in the history of the site! The film, starring Saoirse Ronan and written and directed by Greta Gerwig, has a
Lady Bird Is Officially Rotten Tomatoes’ Best-Reviewed Movie Ever
Lady Bird Is Officially Rotten Tomatoes’ Best-Reviewed Movie Ever