Noah Baumbach

Kicking and Screaming

Kicking and Screaming

This 1995 film is supposed to be a Gen-X classic. Like a seminal piece of art that boiled down an entire generation into one wry indie movie. The thing is, the...
While We're Young

While We’re Young

There are always claims that so-and-so is the "voice of a generation." It spans media, from film writers and directors to singer-songwriters to politicians. Thi...
Frances Ha

Frances Ha

Rating:  Good idea. Poor execution. It's so sad when a movie that seems to have all the potential in the world goes down the tubes. From the first minute...
Greenberg

Greenberg

Rating:  I sat with this DVD for a long time. Well, I didn't sit with it exactly; Ms. Hipster gently disregarded my bi-weekly pleas to throw the thing ...
The Squid and the Whale

The Squid and the Whale

Rating:  Writing family dysfunction is a film favorite. When it comes down to it, whose family isn't dysfunctional? We all have a wealth of material ...