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Mistress America (2015, Baumbach) S: Greta Gerwig, Lola Kirke



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In MISTRESS AMERICA, Tracy (Lola Kirke) is a lonely college freshman in New York, having neither the exciting university experience nor the glamorous metropolitan lifestyle she envisioned. But when she is taken in by her soon-to-be stepsister, Brooke (Greta Gerwig) a resident of Times Square and adventurous gal about town she is rescued from her disappointment and seduced by Brooke's alluringly mad schemes.
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Re: Mistress America (2015, Baumbach) S: Greta Gerwig, Lola Kirke

I wonder if Gerwig will be quirky and awkward in this.
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Re: Mistress America (2015, Baumbach) S: Greta Gerwig, Lola Kirke

That would be a departure, now wouldn't it. Even more of a departure if Noah Baumbach was involved.

Oh...wait a second...
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Re: Mistress America (2015, Baumbach) S: Greta Gerwig, Lola Kirke

A legit question, and not just bitching/bashing: do Baumbach's movies vary in tone/quality, or does he go for that same airy, quirky, preciously twee dryness in every film? Because I've only seen one, and I wanted to strangle every last motherfucker involved with the production of Greenberg -- every indie film trope/cliche imaginable, all in a bowl.
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That's mostly the reason for my comment, he's all about that same airy, quirky, preciously twee dryness in his films. I liked it okay with Francis Ha, and to a lesser extent with Greenberg. But you've seen one, you've seen the extent of his writing/directing style. And now that he's been dating Greta Gerwig, expect her to be front and center in all of his future projects. Or so it seems.
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Re: Mistress America (2015, Baumbach) S: Greta Gerwig, Lola Kirke

Originally Posted by trespoochies View Post
That's mostly the reason for my comment, he's all about that same airy, quirky, preciously twee dryness in his films. I liked it okay with Francis Ha, and to a lesser extent with Greenberg. But you've seen one, you've seen the extent of his writing/directing style
Yes, and very similar in that regard with Wes Anderson.

Baumbach and Anderson really need to change it up.
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Re: Mistress America (2015, Baumbach) S: Greta Gerwig, Lola Kirke

You guys are high, Frances Ha is great. Its Baumbach's best film. I'm stoked they're collaborating again.

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Re: Mistress America (2015, Baumbach) S: Greta Gerwig, Lola Kirke

Does she play a manic pixie dream girl in this?
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Re: Mistress America (2015, Baumbach) S: Greta Gerwig, Lola Kirke

Guess no one saw this and those who did didn't really care for it, but I loved it.
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Re: Mistress America (2015, Baumbach) S: Greta Gerwig, Lola Kirke

I saw in theatres a while back. I thought it was OK. A little manic... I thought Lola Kirke was great.
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Re: Mistress America (2015, Baumbach) S: Greta Gerwig, Lola Kirke

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Guess no one saw this and those who did didn't really care for it, but I loved it.
I've seen it listed surprisingly high on numerous "Best of 2015" lists.
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Re: Mistress America (2015, Baumbach) S: Greta Gerwig, Lola Kirke

I watched this tonight and enjoyed it more than I thought I would. Kirke and Gerwig are great in this. 3.5/5

I didn't care for Greenberg at all. I'm going to need to Watch While We're Young now and see if it's on the Greenberg or Mistress America spectrum.
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Re: Mistress America (2015, Baumbach) S: Greta Gerwig, Lola Kirke

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I watched this tonight and enjoyed it more than I thought I would. Kirke and Gerwig are great in this. 3.5/5

I didn't care for Greenberg at all. I'm going to need to Watch While We're Young now and see if it's on the Greenberg or Mistress America spectrum.
What about Frances Ha?

I enjoyed WWWY overall. But it goes in a random direction I wasn't expecting.
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Re: Mistress America (2015, Baumbach) S: Greta Gerwig, Lola Kirke

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What about Frances Ha?

I enjoyed WWWY overall. But it goes in a random direction I wasn't expecting.
I haven't seen it. I just added it to my Netflix queue.

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