Noah Baumbach

Marriage Story

Marriage Story

I recall someone saying that they should technically call this Divorce Story. Accurate. And then someone else I know asked why in the hell anyone would want to watch a...
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. Thing is, I...
Frances Ha

Frances Ha

This is one of those stammery movies. If you've seen one, you know what I'm talking about. I weird mixture of scripted and unscripted moments that feel both realistic...
Greenberg

Greenberg

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 in the ol' player. "I'm...
The Squid and the Whale

The Squid and the Whale

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 to draw from if we so desired...