That's it. That's the review. She's fantastic here.
Now I'm much older and 0.05 percent wiser, seeing this for the first time since watching it in the cinema in 2013, the torture stuff really takes half a star from when I first rated it on here.
But this is still, for me, Jessica Chastain's best movie. And some of the cinematography is on point.
(And as always, fuck Chris Pratt)
Two years ago during the early stages of lockdown, me and a friend-who-I-don't-know-if-she-is-a-friend-anymore-or-not talked on Discord VC of Lady Bird. I won't elaborate specifically on what me and her talked about - other than telling me to check out Portrait of a Lady on Fire ("Johnny, it's a hella queer film," she said, even though anytime I think of it, I not only think of what she said to me, but I oddly think of Saoirse Ronan in it even…