Lady Bird Reviews

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January 28, 2020
Oscar-worthy performances, outstanding direction, great script (so real, raw and emotional) along with tremendous editing...
January 16, 2020
Gerwig deftly mines the family dynamics for laughs and emotion, sometimes in the same scene.
October 18, 2019
Taking the trip with [Lady Bird] is a joy, and the cast and filmmaker taking us there create a singular, authentic experience that will place Lady Bird on the list of most memorable, enjoyable coming of age films.
October 10, 2019
Lady Bird is a generous portrait from a writer/director/actress who knows something about authenticity.
October 3, 2019
... just like Lady Bird, Greta Gerwig is a creative force to be reckoned with.
September 16, 2019
Writer/Director Greta Gerwig brings her own personal story into play, delivering her Lady Bird with an enthusiastic yet defiant cheekiness, never once losing sight of the real story.
August 5, 2019
[Greta] Gerwig captures the feeling of being a high schooler so perfectly that it's nearly impossible to not identify with one of the characters in some way.
July 31, 2019
Gerwig hits the nail on the head for her first solo directorial project.
July 29, 2019
Never has the tug of war mother-daughter relationship been so brutally honest on film.
July 27, 2019
As irregular and imperfect as any debut of someone who has something valuable to tell. [Full Review in Spanish]
July 27, 2019
One of the best films of the year. [Full Review in Spanish]
July 24, 2019
Forget the insane hype and you may have a better experience with it. Gerwig's script is gentle and accessible, but also lacks the surprises of a Lena Dunham (Girls) screenplay, the sass of what Diablo Cody (Juno) might have brought to things...
July 21, 2019
Coming-of-age movies can often feel as ubiquitous as superhero films, yet Lady Bird turns out to be one of those special efforts that manages to leapfrog over the competition with a single bound.
July 7, 2019
It's 2002 and 17-year-old Christine "Lady Bird" McPherson is interred in a Catholic high school in California while dreaming resentfully of the East Coast college she's convinced she deserves.
July 2, 2019
Greta Gerwig's movie flies with humor and universal, high school truths.
June 18, 2019
Lady Bird exposes the intoxication with the hallucinatory cocktail of hormones processed by a brain without the experience to sort them.
June 4, 2019
A beautifully performed and smartly written coming-of-age comedy that displays an astonishing mastery of craft and character.
May 28, 2019
With the latest star-making performance from Saoirse Ronan, Lady Bird is charming and clever and goofy and touching and honest and incredible.
May 21, 2019
It leans into the complications, the conflicts, the counterintuitive characteristics of growing up, and it's that willingness to allow for paradoxes that establishes its excellence.
May 16, 2019
Lady Bird takes the tired genre of the coming-of-age story and presents it with an awesome script, real heart, fantastic performances, and honesty.
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