10 Best Movies of 2017

Better late than never—with January 2018 fast approaching its conclusion, and with this week’s Oscar nominations placing the spotlight on many great films from last year, here are my picks for the 10 best movies I saw in 2017. Click the links to read my full review of each film. “Phantom Thread”: Paul Thomas Anderson’s […]

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Review: “Lady Bird”

4.5 out of 5 stars. “Lady Bird” opens with a close-up of a mother and daughter sharing a bed in a hotel room, sleeping, facing toward each other but not touching.  It’s a shot that effectively establishes the connection this pair has that forms the foundation of writer and director Greta Gerwig’s stunning and honest […]

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