Archives for Lady Bird

Cinepunx’s Best of 2017

It’s the Best Movies and Music of 2017, as determined by your friends at Cinepunx. Because we’re egalitarian as hell, we not only let everyone determine their own lists, we let them determine their own awards, and — throwing all caution to the wind — we even invited friends of the site to join in the fun. It’s a goddamn end of the year free-for-all. Get at it below. Max Davis, Hardcore’s Human Resources Consultant @Cactus_Max Movies 1. Good Time Good Time feels like 40 miles of bad road. I went in without any real expectation and was pummeled by the
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LADY BIRD in the Time of Chaos

At first glance, the decision to set Lady Bird in 2002-2003 seems like little more than an autobiographical flourish on the part of writer-director Greta Gerwig. Gerwig herself came of age during the late ‘90s and early ‘00s, so it makes perfect sense that this would be her frame of reference in depicting the coming of age of Christine “Lady Bird” McPherson (Saoirse Ronan) as she makes her way through her senior year of high school. As Boyhood depicted with its 12 year stretch through a similar time period, fashion and culture have not especially changed in this decade, with
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