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And the nominations are…

Lady Bird “‘I just want you to be the very best version of yourself that you can be.’ This line, spoken to the titular Lady Bird by her mother, serves to sum up the message of the film. A classic coming-of-age comedy, filled with writer/director Greta Gerwig’s characteristic wit and honesty, Lady Bird traces the…

Film

The best is yet to come

With box office disaster after box office disaster commercially, 2017 was a year to forget for the big studios. However, one thing going into 2018 that has emerged from these box office blunders is the popularity of the art film. Films such as The Florida Project and Moonlight that fell outside the commercial spectrum paved…

Film

Three Billboards: powerful and powerfully funny

Departing from the farcical, often metatextual tone established by his previous films In Bruges and Seven Psychopaths, writer-director Martin McDonagh tackles heavier themes of grief and redemption in his latest cinematic offering. Frances McDormand stars as Mildred Hayes, a grieving mother who, dismayed by the police’s failure to find her daughter’s killer, rents the titular…

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