Greta Gerwig

Should be called Ken: Barbie reviewed

22 July 2023 9:00 am

Finally, the Barbie film is here, for which we must be thankful, as the tsunami of pre-publicity meant you probably…

Worth catching the virus for: Saint Frances reviewed

25 July 2020 9:00 am

Two films about young women this week, one at the cinema, if you dare, and one to stream, if you…

Clever, spirited, vigorous and intelligent: Little Women reviewed

21 December 2019 9:00 am

There have already been several film adaptations of Louisa May Alcott’s beloved 1868 novel Little Women, and why not? After…

It was good but I preferred slurping my genitals: Deborah’s dog reviews Isle of Dogs

31 March 2018 9:00 am

The latest film from Wes Anderson is a doggy animation set in a fantasy Japan and as there was a…

Girls having mums. That’s where it’s at: Saoirse Ronan as Lady Bird and Laurie Metcalf as Marion

I liked Shape of Water well enough but Lady Bird is where it’s at

17 February 2018 9:00 am

Lady Bird is a semi-autobiographical film written and directed by Greta Gerwig with a plot synopsis that need not detain…

Is Hollywood finally waking up to the talents of women? Nah

25 January 2014 9:00 am

Is Hollywood finally waking up to the talents of women directors? Peter Hoskin doubts it

At last, a film about proper women who aren’t just drippily searching for love

27 July 2013 9:00 am

Frances Ha will make many spit ‘Frances…Bah!’ but I won’t be among them. Yes, it is rather kooky, and highly…