'Ladybird' is another bungled potential masterpiece
Last updated 1/7/2018 at 11:37pm
“Ladybird” details the latter part of a girl’s high school years and all the awkward, complicated and emotional elements such a scenario entails. The two main stars, Saoirse Ronan and Laurie Metcalf, render nothing short of epic, raw and deeply sensitive and prickly performances.
The supporting cast was equally impressive, leaving significant emotional marks on the audience. About half of this film contained some of the most brilliant moments I have ever seen in any story, while the other part was fumbled so badly, it was hard to comprehend that this was the same director or writer....