Greta Gerwig

Saoirse Ronan, left, and Laurie Metcalf are excellent as a mother and daughter at odds in “Lady Bird.” (Courtesy A24)

‘Lady Bird’ an offbeat charmer set in Sacramento

“Lady Bird,” Greta Gerwig’s solo directorial debut, is a teen comedy, a…

 

Natalie Portman is superb as the title character in "Jackie." (Courtesy Stephanie Branchu/20th Century Fox)

‘Jackie,’ with the remarkable Natalie Portman, is history told anew

Yet another film about the Kennedy family may seem like an eye-rolling…

 

Greta Gerwig plays Dawn Wiener in Todd Solondz’s “Wiener Dog.” (Courtesy IFC Films)

‘Wiener Dog’ an uneven look at lives of losers

In “Wiener-Dog,” writer-director Todd Solondz follows the life of a Dachshund and…

 

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‘Frances Ha’ joyful and bright

An aspiring dancer with more optimism than talent tries to find her…

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Getty Images file photoNoah Baumbach and Greta Gerwig co-wrote the catchy “Frances Ha.”

Baumbach and Gerwig charm with ‘Frances Ha’

Academy Award-nominated filmmaker Noah Baumbach met actress Greta Gerwig when he cast…

Getty Images file photoNoah Baumbach and Greta Gerwig co-wrote the catchy “Frances Ha.”
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Gerwig lights up disappointing ‘Lola Versus’

As its indie-cool title suggests, and with the casting of unconventional Greta…

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COURTESY PHOTOOn the set: Whit Stillman works on “Damsels in Distress

Whit Stillman dances with 'Damsels'

While it’s not uncommon for independent filmmakers to be absent from the…

COURTESY PHOTOOn the set: Whit Stillman works on “Damsels in Distress

Gerwig speaks on auditioning, nudity

Greta Gerwig is not a household name — yet. But she’s about…