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Lady Gaga, Thomasin McKenzie Shine In Breakout Year For Women In Film

Lady Gaga as Ally in the drama "A Star Is Born." (Clay Enos/Courtesy of Warner Bros. Pictures)
Lady Gaga as Ally in the drama "A Star Is Born." (Clay Enos/Courtesy of Warner Bros. Pictures)

From Lady Gaga in “A Star Is Born” to KiKi Layne in “If Beale Street Could Talk,” 2018 was a very good year for women in film. Boston Globe film critic Ty Burr ( @ tyburr joinsHere & Now’s Robin Young to talk about some of his favorite female performances of 2018.

Recommendations From The Segment

  • “If Beale Street Could Talk”
  • Leave No Trace
  • “A Star Is Born”
  • “Can You Ever Forgive Me?”
  • Eighth Grade
  • “The Favourite”
  • “Shoplifters”
  • “Roma”
  • “Skate Kitchen”
  • “Madeline’s Madeline”

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