“The Post”

What does it say about us as a society that “The Post,” director Steven Spielberg’s insightful and intense historical retelling of the Nixon White House’s attempt to silence the press, is sadly topical today?

“Lady Bird”

There are plenty of moments in a teenage girl’s life where the trivial becomes momentous and the momentous becomes devastating, and they are presented here with a poignant and compassionate vibrancy that I’ve rarely seen so accurately captured on film.