Today, the film picked up nominations for Best Comedy, Best Screenplay for Gerwig, Best Actress in a Comedy for Saoirse Ronan and Best Supporting Actress for Laurie Metcalf. Winner.

The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. In the early 2000s, an artistically-inclined seventeen year-old comes of age in Sacramento, California. It has a Metascore of 48, but fans have given it an 8.0 rating on IMDB - higher than Lady Bird. Golden Globes: 4 Nominations, 2 Wins. Winner. However, Lady Bird director Greta Gerwig needn't get too worried - being "overrated" by critics isn't necessarily a bad thing for its chances of a best picture statuette on Sunday. Then there were a lot of screaming phone calls and excitement.”, Lady Bird is firming up as an awards season favourite. Unfortunately for us Antipodeans, Greta Gerwig’s brilliant and warm coming-of-age movie won’t hit Australian screens until February. Lady Bird is a 2017 American comedy-drama film written and directed by Greta Gerwig. The film follows her senior year in high school, including her first romance, her participation in the school play, and most importantly, her applying for college. It premiered at the Telluride Film Festival and was theatrically released by Universal Pictures. A NOTE ABOUT RELEVANT ADVERTISING: We collect information about the content (including ads) you use across this site and use it to make both advertising and content more relevant to you on our network and other sites. Lady Bird has just won Best Film at New York Film Critics Circle Awards with Ronan also picking up Best Actress. Read about our approach to external linking. Universal Pictures.Source:Supplied. Video, Coronavirus: Are some soaps better than others? “That the world is reacting with so much love, it feels extraordinary. Video, Shattering Korea’s cement ceiling. — Australia’s leading news site.

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