Excerpt: Gerwig takes an approach both modern and Austenian, emphasizing the connection between money and freedom in the lives of nineteenth century women. The hugely talented Ronan has never been better while Florence Pugh wrangles a refreshing take on Amy…
Excerpt: A very welcome feminist interpretation of Alcott’s beloved novel, layered in sly, winking awareness of Hollywood clichés and the cultural pressures on women. Alive and electric, an absolute treasure.
Excerpt: Gerwig’s phenomenal script is filled with moments that, without ever sacrificing historical authenticity, draw a canny parallel between Civil War-era America and the pressing social discourses of today.
Excerpt: As excellent a PG-rated familial holiday film as anyone could dream up, Greta Gerwig’s rendition of ‘Little Women’ is a supremely well-acted and sumptuously realized modernization that manages a powerful rebranding of the novel’s message while remaining deeply satisfying as a slice of domestic drama. Impossible to dislike.
Excerpt: There is a litheness to Gerwig’s direction that gives her Little Women vitality. She brings a sense of immediacy and freshness to the story; surely no easy feat when working with source material dating back 150+ years.
Excerpt: Greta Gerwig’s marvelous film version of LITTLE WOMEN treats us to perfect casting and perhaps the liveliest movie presentation of this iconic tale about four sisters growing up during the Civil War era.