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Little Women review – sisters are writin’ it for themselves in Greta Gerwig’s festive treat

Saoirse Ronan and Emma Watson head a terrific all-star cast in a wonderfully warm, funny and heartfelt version of Louisa May Alcott’s coming-of-age classicThere’s nothing little about Greta Gerwig’s rich, warm, bustlingly populated and passionately devoted new tribute to Louisa May Alcott’s classic novel of sisterhood. She revives Little Women as a coming-of-age movie, a […]

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‘Little Women’ Review: Greta Gerwig Marries Tradition With Meta Modernity in Stunning Adaptation

Over 150 years since Louisa May Alcott’s beloved “Little Women” was first published, filmmaker Greta Gerwig’s sophomore effort makes the case that it’s as relevant as ever. Despite those lofty goals, the “Lady Bird” director doesn’t get heavy-handed or preachy in her affectionate look at the March sisters, who were always styled as very different […]

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Film Review: ‘Little Women’

If there’s one thing I know about real-world little women, it’s that they will read “Little Women” no matter the era. That’s the timeless quality of certain literary classics, and Louisa May Alcott’s Civil War tale of four close-knit sisters continues to delight, feeling every bit as alive today as it must have 150 years […]

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2020 Adapted Screenplay Oscars Contenders & Pretenders

A funny thing happened on the way to the 2019 awards season campaign. The almost always competitive Adapted Screenplay category became…not so competitive? Granted, there is always room for surprises, but many of Oscar’s heavy hitters this year are in the Original Screenplay mix. That means Lulu Wang’s “The Farewell,” Greta Gerwig’s “Little Women” and […]

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Fall Movie Preview 2019: From ‘It: Chapter 2’ to ‘Little Women’

Summer may be ending, but that doesn’t mean there will be a dearth of content at the multiplexes. On the contrary, studios are filling up theaters with Oscar-season content, popcorn fare and family films through the end of the year. From Greta Gerwig’s star-studded “Little Women” adaptation to the highly anticipated sequel to “It,” Variety […]

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‘Little Women’: Timothée Chalamet Shares Behind-the-Scenes Photo of Greta Gerwig and Saoirse Ronan

“Little Women” reunites both Saoirse Ronan and Timothée Chalamet with their “Lady Bird” director Greta Gerwig, and the entire trio seems happy about it. Their upcoming project together — the latest adaptation of Louisa May Alcott’s 1868 novel, which has already been made into six different films — already ranks among the most anticipated movies […]

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Timothee Chalamet Talks ‘Little Women’: ‘I Would Do Anything Greta Wanted Me to Be a Part Of’

Timothee Chalamet continues to be one of the busiest young actors in Hollywood and at the premiere for his latest film, “Beautiful Boy,” the “Call Me by Your Name” breakout gave an update on one of his most anticipated upcoming projects and his thoughts on portraying one of DC’s most famous superheroes.“They’ve started shooting, they’ve […]

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Film Review: ‘Little Women’

When characters cry on screen, but the audience doesn’t cry in their seats, there’s a problem. Unfortunately, it’s not the only problem in director Clare Niederpruem’s “Little Women.” This contemporary adaptation of Louisa May Alcott’s enduring classic is certainly admirable in its attempt to give the material a modern spin. However, what’s new only serves […]

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Greta Gerwig’s ‘Little Women’ Remake Casts Bob Odenkirk in Unknown Role

Bob Odenkirk is trading ill-fitting suits for a frock coat. The Emmy-nominated actor of Better Call Saul is the latest high-profile star to board Greta Gerwig‘s Little Women remake cast, joining the likes of Saoirse Ronan, Timothée Chalamet, Emma Watson, and Meryl Streep. Deadline reports that Odenkirk is joining the Little Women remake in a […]

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Sony’s ‘Little Women’ Adaptation Adds ‘Flatliners’ Actor James Norton

Exclusive: English actor James Norton, last seen on the big screen in Sony’s Flatliners remake, is in talks to reunite with the Culver City-based studio for Little Women, the Greta Gerwig-helmed film adaptation of Louisa May Alcott’s beloved classic. If cast, he could potentially join Meryl Streep, Emma Stone, Timothee Chalamet, Saoirse Ronan, Eliza Scanlen, […]

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