Saoirse Ronan's Lady Bird tops Rotten Tomatoes rating

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This image released by A24 Films shows Saoirse Ronan in a scene from Lady Bird. The 23-year-old actress stars as a restless teenager desperate to get out of her stifling and uncultured town in California.

And, to be fair, there are other movies that have more positive reviews than Lady Bird.

"Lady Bird is nothing short of tremendous, a wise film about how two people deal with ambivalence", wrote Kyle Turner in his New York Film Festival review of the film for Paste. This is a pretty big deal.

Lady Bird, a film entirely deserving of every iota of praise that's been heaped upon it, has notched yet another success, becoming one of the few movies in history to earn 100 percent positive reviews from critics on Rotten Tomatoes.

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As of early Tuesday morning, "Lady Bird", starring Saoirse Ronan and Laurie Metcalf, still had a 100 percent rating on Rotten Tomatoes, with 170 "fresh" reviews. That there has been such a warm reception is a dream come true. "We are all on cloud nine and using our tomato emoji more than we ever thought possible".

The film has been making steady inroads into the awards season, bagging trophies at the Gotham Awards and finding a spot on the National Board of Review's top ten films of 2017 list. She found out the news from her younger brother, who was "also slightly skeptical" that her film had bested an animated classic like Toy Story 2, she joked.

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