By drawing on the insight and humor in Don DeLillo’s novel, Noah Baumbach manages to find (at least for me) affirmation and comfort in this portrait of the randomness of contemporary existence.
Film Review: “Marriage Story” — A Divorce From Hell
What makes Marriage Story unbalanced and faintly dishonest is that we end up rooting for the clueless male egomaniac.
Film Review: Notes From the Provincetown International Film Festival
A round-up of films seen and people talked to at this year’s Provincetown International Film Festival — a moveable feast.
Film Review: “Frances Ha” — An Indie Classic That Celebrates Resilience
Like some of the best New Wave films of the ’60s, “Frances Ha” brims with the giddy optimism of youth.
Film Review: ‘Greenberg’ and the Half-Cooked
Despite some poignant moments, “Greenberg” ends up as a half-cooked film about half-cooked people. Reviewed By Justin Marble In perhaps the most revealing scene in Noah Baumbach’s latest film, “Greenberg,” Ben Stiller’s title character stands in the middle of a party, alone, as the director’s camera slowly moves in on him from above. The partygoers […]