While his work (and romantic partnership) with Greta Gerwig led to extra buoyant fare similar to Frances Ha and Mistress America, Baumbach returns to the sharp dramedy he’s been identified for with Marriage Story. The film follows the lives of Charlie (Adam Driver) and Nicole (Scarlett Johannson) as they go through an more and more bitter, coast to coast divorce while raising their only child. The film succeeds by having two of the most effective performances of the yr in Driver and Johannson, in addition to deftly portraying the highs and lows of a wedding, particularly how devastating it can be when one fails. Marriage Story is heartbreaking, very important, and top-of-the-line acted movies of the yr.
Lane is exceptional within the lead function, and her performance is made all of the more astonishing when considering that it’s her first performance. All of that, combined with a perfect soundtrack (Rihanna … Read MoreRead More