Shelling out $13 to $15 every time you want to see a film can leave a dent in your wallet. Thankfully, there's plenty of free cinema to be seen around D.C.
Anyone who’s lived within the emotional cyclone known as adolescence will recognize the vertiginous highs and lows of “Lady Bird,” which follows our heroine — who affects pink-streaked hair, thrift-chic clothes and an alternately sour and slightly tart demeanor — through a year that includes auditions for a Stephen Sondheim school musical; a romance with a sweet, gangly co-star (played by Lucas Hedges); a flirtation with a Howard Zinn-reading bad boy (Timothée Chalamet); and an ongoing battle royal with her mother and father (Tracy Letts) regarding the family’s straitened finances and her own angst and ambitions.
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Jimmy Kimmel presides over the first Oscars of the #MeToo era with jabs at Weinstein and Trump. McDormand has the defining moment of the night and “The Shape of Water” leads the pack with four wins.