Reviews of Richard Linklater’s Last Flag Flying and Greta Gerwig’s Lady Bird – two films that both feature characters trying to sort between illusions and reality.
Tag: Saoirse Ronan
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Brooklyn isn’t new. The basic plot elements – an immigrant adjusting to life in a new country, a love triangle, the tension between past and future – are familiar to anyone who reads or watches movies regularly. But what makes Brooklyn stand out is its willingness to tackle all these themes with honesty, optimism, and a refreshing sense of hope.