The Tragedy of Marriage Story

Like many people, I was instantly excited by the announcement of Marriage Story, Noah Baumbach’s latest Netflix release. I’ve really enjoyed some of his other films, like While We’re Young and, especially, The Meyerowitz Stories. Marriage Story features another amazing ensemble cast, including Scarlett Johansson, Adam Driver (who I quite like based on his non-Star… Continue reading The Tragedy of Marriage Story

Having an Old Friend for Dinner

“I came halfway around the world to watch you run.” Movie sequels are a real crapshoot. There’s no exact formula to getting them right, and you’re almost guaranteed to never please everybody. Public opinion is mysterious; people will praise some movies for doing things that they criticize in others. A lot of this has to… Continue reading Having an Old Friend for Dinner