Lady Bird

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Greta Gerwig films – ranked!
From her to her early days as an indie mumblecore darling to the patriarchy and box-office smashing Barbie – we rate Gerwig’s finest work

Ryan Gilbey

08, Mar, 2024 @7:00 PM

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Greta Gerwig named jury president of the Cannes film festival 2024
The Oscar-nominated writer and director of Lady Bird and Barbie was praised by the festival for ‘breaking down barriers and elevating intelligence and humanism’

Andrew Pulver

14, Dec, 2023 @12:11 PM

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The unstoppable rise of nosebleeds in cinema
From demystifying romance in Autumn de Wilde’s Emma to representing another type of period drama, bloody noses on screen aren’t drying up anytime soon

Miriam Balanescu

05, Mar, 2020 @10:01 AM

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How long can this nonsense of the Oscars failing to nominate female directors go on? | Ellen E Jones
This year’s Academy Awards show that diversity drives will only get us so far. Filmgoers and the industry must question what makes a film award-worthy

Ellen E Jones

14, Jan, 2020 @4:55 PM

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Why millennial stories are saving Hollywood
After decades of an older generation portraying the age-group inaccurately, a new wave of auteurs are shaking up the film industry

Steve Rose

20, Jul, 2019 @9:00 AM

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Act your age: teens put the sheen on films about growing up
Like Eighth Grade, Boyhood and the new comedy Good Boys, the most authentic coming-of-age movies feature casts still in the throes of adolescence

Jemima Skala

24, Jun, 2019 @12:13 PM

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Booksmart star Beanie Feldstein: ‘Everyone said we didn’t belong in LA’
She was Lady Bird’s best friend and her brother Jonah Hill got a tattoo in her honour – meet the sparky star of this summer’s wildest high school comedy

Ryan Gilbey

23, May, 2019 @2:48 PM

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Why the privileged white male is bombing at the Box Office
Troubled white men, in film and on Esquire’s new cover, are everywhere. Does anyone care?

Steve Rose

25, Feb, 2019 @10:05 AM

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And the 2018 Braddies go to … Peter Bradshaw's films of the year
Guardian Film’s official best of the year list – voted for by a panel of reviewers, writers and editors - is into the final furlong. Meanwhile, here are our chief critic’s personal picks

Peter Bradshaw

10, Dec, 2018 @10:08 AM

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On my radar: Kurt Vile’s cultural highlights
The singer-songwriter on the joys of John Prine, the black comedy of TV’s Vice Principals and psychedelic pulp fiction

Kathryn Bromwich

07, Oct, 2018 @9:00 AM

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The movie bogeyman of the year? Fundamentalist religion
From The Miseducation of Cameron Post to Apostasy, a new generation of film-makers are railing against the strictures of scripture

Tom Beasley

04, Sep, 2018 @10:25 AM

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Rising star Beanie Feldstein: ‘Lady Bird opened my eyes to what film can do’
After Greta Gerwig’s acclaimed coming of age tale, the actor is set to star as Caitlin Moran’s fictional alter-ego in How to Build a Girl. Here she talks about her brother Jonah Hill and how she got that unusual name

Michael Hogan

01, Jul, 2018 @9:00 AM

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