‘Lady Bird’ Review: A Hilarious yet Moving Comedy-Drama

★★★★½ Growing up is the central theme in Greta Gerwig’s directorial debut, Lady Bird, a small in scope but big in heart comedy-drama that hits all the right notes.  The film deals with high school senior Christine “Lady Bird” McPhearson, played by Saoirse Ronan, and her many relationships with friends, romantic interests, and most prominently, … Continue reading ‘Lady Bird’ Review: A Hilarious yet Moving Comedy-Drama

‘Call Me By Your Name’ Review: An Oscar Bait Masterpiece

★★★★☆   Acclaimed italian director Luca Guadanino has made his best film yet with 'Call Me By Your Name', a beautifully directed masterpiece that, while not perfect, it comes awfully close.  The story, set in the early 80's in Italy, follows Elio, played by Timothée Chalamet, and his family receive Oliver, an american played by … Continue reading ‘Call Me By Your Name’ Review: An Oscar Bait Masterpiece