On Monday, though, Lady Bird set a new Rotten Tomatoes record: With 170 positive reviews (and counting), Lady Bird is now the most-reviewed film to hold a 100 percent rating on the site. Like a whippoorwill screeching against the wind shear of cultural mediocrity (just go with this), Lady Bird has emerged as the critics' new movie darling, supplanting Toy Story 2 as the movie with the most consecutive Fresh reviews and zero Rotten reviews against it. Reviews come from major newspapers as well as online sites dedicated to film. The Pixar sequel scored 100% based on 163 reviews. The film has 164 reviews, and all of them are "Fresh", giving the film a 100% Fresh rating.
It's a real shame that we have to wait until February to see this movie in Ireland. On top of that, the movie has been a stellar box office success.
Since its November 3 release, Lady Bird has made more than $10 million, despite having played in only 800 or so theaters nationwide. Though the film has been released in less than 800 theaters nationwide, it has earned more than $10 million.
She continued, "That there has been such a warm reception is a dream come true". The movie shines brightest when it hones in on the turbulent, unconditional love between Lady Bird and her mother.
The actor-director had previously shared the letters she wrote to Justin Timberlake, Alanis Morissette and Dave Matthews to gain permission to use their music in the film, which stars Saoirse Ronan as the titular Lady Bird.
And as Lady Bird emphatically responds: "It is enough!"