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Best Picture nominee leaving Netflix in June

Greta Gerwig’s critically acclaimed, Oscar-nominated coming-of-age comedy for Best Picture lady bird leaves Netflix in early June. The A24 comedy starring Saoirse Ronan and The Conners Star Laurie Metcalf, will disappear from the streaming platform on June 2nd. It’s one of several critically acclaimed films to be released over the next month.

lady bird was released in November 2017 and stars Ronan as Christine “Lady Bird” MacPherson, a Catholic high school student from Sacramento who dreams of escaping the city for college. Metcalf plays her long-frustrated mother, Marion, who struggles to bond with her daughter. Beanie Feldstein gave a stellar performance as Lady Bird’s best friend Julie Steffans, while Timothee Chalamet has a supporting role as the mysterious Kyle, for whom Lady Bird has feelings.

The film quickly became one of the most popular films of the early 20th century, grossing $79 million worldwide. lady bird received Oscar nominations for Best Picture, Best Director, Best Original Screenplay, Best Actress for Ronan, and Best Supporting Actress for Metcalf. Unfortunately, the film didn’t win any of those awards. (Allison Janey gave a great performance in I Tonyabut Metcalf should have won for Best Supporting Actress. lady bird also lost best picture to Guillermo del Toros The shape of the water.)

Although Gerwig has not won an Oscar lady bird, it heralded her as a major force in filmmaking. Her next project, the 2019 little woman remake, also received critical acclaim and Oscar nominations for Gerwig and Ronan. Her next project is her biggest yet as she directs Warner Bros. upcoming Barbie, inspired by the Mattel doll. She co-wrote the film with her partner Noah Baumbach. Margot Robbie plays the title role while Ryan Gosling plays a Ken. Barbie will open on July 21, 2023.

lady bird leaves Netflix, but the film doesn’t go away entirely. It is widely available on Blu-Ray, DVD and available for rent or purchase on digital platforms. It’s also likely that the film will join Showtime, which is the streaming house for most A24 films at the time of writing this article.

Several other popular films are leaving Netflix in June. silver linings Playbookwhich won Jennifer Lawrence her Oscar for Best Actress, disappears on June 17th. The Oscar winners You, The Exorcist, Midnight in Paris, and my beautiful lady Departure on 30.6. Corpse Bride, Desperado, Forgetting Sarah Marshall, Happy Gilmore, Into the Wild, Looper, and Stand by Me also disappearing from Netflix on June 30th.

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