Marriage Story (2019)
First screened in November 2019
Director: Noah Baumbach. Cast: Scarlett Johansson, Adam Driver, Azhy Robertson, Laura Dern, Alan Alda, Ray Liotta, Julie Hagerty, Merritt Wever, Brooke Bloom, Martha Kelly, Wallace Shawn, Kyle Bornheimer, Amir Talai, Lucas Neff, Mark O'Brien, Hannah Dunne, Annie Hamilton, Matthew Maher, Ayden Mayeri, Roslyn Ruff, Mickey Sumner. Screenplay: Noah Baumbach.

Twitter Capsule: The times I doubted direction, script, and performance well outnumbered times I believed. Even Robbie Ryan stumbles.

VOR:   A great subject to investigate, and some details resonate, but I don't see much originality of insight or technique. Rent Shoot the Moon.



Photo © 2019 Netflix

Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: C


Golden Globe Nominations:
Best Picture (Drama)
Best Actress (Drama): Scarlett Johansson
Best Actor (Drama): Adam Driver
Best Supporting Actress: Laura Dern
Best Screenplay: Noah Baumbach
Best Original Score: Randy Newman

Other Awards:
New York Film Critics Circle: Best Supporting Actress (Dern; also cited for Little Women)
Los Angeles Film Critics Association: Best Screenplay

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