Saoirse Ronan

The places and times in which we grow up often become inextricable from our future selves, whether we like it or not. Some films attempt to capture that sentiment, but few achieve it as perfectly as Greta Gerwig’s “Lady Bird,” ...

Calling New York City a character in a film is a well-worn, mocked cliché. I promise now to not indulge in it for the whole of this review. Or any review I ever write, unless it’s my Annie Hall vs. ...