Tag Archives: Greta Gerwig

For International Women’s Day: Ladies I Love

These women inspire, entertain, challenge, comfort, provoke, or were “there” in my formative years as an inspiration. The list is huge. Below the jump.

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December 2019 Viewing Diary

A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood (2019; d. Marielle Heller) This is a really good film. Thoughtful and deep. I love Marielle Heller’s work so much and so psyched to see whatever it is she chooses to do next. The … Continue reading

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February 2018 Viewing Diary

Supernatural, Season 13, episode 12 “Various & Sundry Villains” (2018; d. Amanda Tapping) I was happy to see that the series showed at least passing interest in the inner life of one of its lead characters. Six Feet Under, season … Continue reading

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Films I Loved in 2017

… and if I’ve written about them, I’ll include links. My “Top 10′ is included over at Ebert but I’m honestly not into rankings. Silly to do with art. Here are some of the films I’ve loved. And I missed … Continue reading

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Year in Review: Shooting My Mouth Off in 2017

It’s been a God-awful year in so many unprecedented ways. It’s also been a great year for me professionally (which has brought with it its own set of challenges.) Here are some of the things I’ve written this year. Reviews, … Continue reading

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The Individual Top Tens of 2017: Roger Ebert

Granted, this list is enormous: everyone who writes for Rogerebert.com submitted their own personal Top 10s. They’re all listed here. Some have commentary (mine does), others don’t. To those who feel baffled as to what to see, what to look … Continue reading

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10 Best Films of 2017: Rogerebert.com

From our critics’ poll, the Rogerebert.com editors compiled the 10 Best Films of 2017. I wrote the “blurb” for Personal Shopper, and it was a pleasure to do so. But check out the whole list, plus commentary from all our … Continue reading

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Best Films (Released and Undistributed) of 2017: Film Comment

I voted in Film Comment’s critics’ poll for best of the year: released and undistributed (I love that they have that second category, for smaller films that may not have gotten distribution yet. I haven’t seen the majority of them, … Continue reading

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2017 New York Film Critics Circle Awards

Today the New York Film Critics Circle – of which I am a brand new member – voted for our annual awards. It’s quite a large group of people so the voting took time – it’s a blind vote, and … Continue reading

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“Dear Mr. Timberlake, I mean, what can I say? You’re Justin Timberlake.”

This brought tears to my eyes. Here is Greta Gerwig’s adorably enthusiastic – and yet totally respectful – letter to Justin Timberlake – on actual stationery – not an email – asking if she could license “Cry Me a River” … Continue reading

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