“Lady Bird” is written and directed by Greta Gerwig and stars Saoirse Ronan, Laurie Metcalf, Lucas Hedges, and Beanie Feldstein. The film is about a high school girl who has named herself Lady Bird, and the struggles that she deals with involving college, friendships, romance, and being very different inside of her own community. A24 … More “Lady Bird” is Brilliantly Quirky
“The Killing of a Sacred Deer” is directed by Yorgos Lanthimos and stars Colin Farrell, Nicole Kidman, Barry Keoghan, Raffey Cassidy, and Sunny Suljic. The film is about a surgeon and his family whose life goes into a major downward spiral after a certain teenage boy begins to involve himself more and more in their … More “The Killing of a Sacred Deer” is Brilliantly Bizarre
“Manchester By The Sea” is written and directed by Kenneth Lonergan and stars Casey Affleck, Michelle Williams, Lucas Hedges, and Kyle Chandler. The film is about a man who is forced to take care of his nephew after his brother passes away, and from there he is forced to battle some problems from his past. … More “Manchester By The Sea”: An Emotional Powerhouse
“Moonlight” is written and directed by Barry Jenkins and stars Naomie Harris, Mahershala Ali, Alex R. Hibbert, Ashton Sanders, and Trevante Rhodes. The film is about the life of Chiron, a boy without a father and with a drug-addicted mother, and it is told in three different chapters that focus on three pivotal moments in … More “Moonlight”: A Stunning Tour de Force
Swiss Army Man is written and directed by Dan Kwan and Daniel Scheinert, aka Daniels, and stars Paul Dano and Daniel Radcliffe. The movie is, to my best ability, about a man stranded on an island (Dano) who befriends a flatulent corpse (Radcliffe), and the two must work together in order to survive.