Saoirse Ronan, left, and Laurie Metcalf give a depth to “Lady Bird” often not seen in coming-of-age, teen-angst movies.
Saoirse Ronan, left, and Laurie Metcalf give a depth to “Lady Bird” often not seen in coming-of-age, teen-angst movies. A24films TNS
Saoirse Ronan, left, and Laurie Metcalf give a depth to “Lady Bird” often not seen in coming-of-age, teen-angst movies. A24films TNS

Mr. Movie review: ‘Lady Bird’ breathes life into teen-angst genre

November 30, 2017 01:46 PM

UPDATED November 30, 2017 01:53 PM

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Gary Wolcott's "Mr. Movie" column has appeared in the Tri-City Herald since 1992. The Tri-Cities native now lives in Portland, Ore., and watches about 200 movies each year. He believes movies are made to be seen on theater screens and that you should see them there, too. He also encourages questions and comment and loves movie debate.