Thoughts on Lady Bird (2017)

A critical darling, writer-director Greta Gerwig’s Lady Bird (2017) is good, but overrated. Curiously, its faults are also overrated, in that many are characteristic of its genre.

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Review of The Gangs, the Oscars, and the Walking Dead (The News Lens International)

My review of The Gangs, the Oscars, and the Walking Dead (Jianghu Wu Nanshi / 江湖無難事 2019) has been published by The News Lens International. Though it isn’t a festival review, I caught the 2019 Golden Horse Film Festival screening, and the review benefits from a post-screening Q&A with the director, female lead, and one of the male leads. Check it out here!