Lady Bird: A Love Story

Greta Gerwig’s 2017 solo directorial debut Lady Bird is a love story. True love for best friends. Turbulent love for mothers. Innocent love for the boy who turns out to be gay. False love for the boy who “hasn’t lied in two years.” What strikes me more and more each time I watch it, though, is theContinue reading “Lady Bird: A Love Story”

Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper: Views of Shallow

On Sunday night, Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper performed “Shallow” from A Star is Born, in which the pair played Ally and Jackson Maine, respectively. The film, which marks Cooper’s directorial debut, went largely unrecognized by the Academy. With eight nominations heading into the night, the film walked away with just one win: Best Original Song.Continue reading “Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper: Views of Shallow”

Op-Ed: More Great Gerwig, Please

Written for Mosaic by Kitty Williams | Co-Editor-in-Chief On January 7th, stars were gathered at the Beverly Hilton Hotel for the 75th Golden Globes. Natalie Portman and Ron Howard presented the nominees for Best Director. Certainly breaking from the teleprompter in front of her, Portman leaned into the microphone and said, “Here are the all male nominees.”Continue reading “Op-Ed: More Great Gerwig, Please”