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Old 07-25-19, 01:56 PM
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Marriage Story (2019, D: Baumbach) S: Johansson, Driver, Dern, Alda, Liotta -- Netflix



Academy Award nominee Noah Baumbach's incisive and compassionate portrait of a marriage breaking up, and a family staying together, stars Scarlett Johansson and Adam Driver, and co-stars Laura Dern, Alan Alda, and Ray Liotta.

Marriage Story premieres this fall in theaters and on Netflix.
‘Marriage Story’: Noah Baumbach On How His ‘Extremely Personal’ Movie Became His Most Ambitious
Exclusive: Baumbach explains how he developed his intimate divorce story, starring Scarlett Johansson and Adam Driver, in this first look at the Netflix project. https://www.indiewire.com/2019/07/marriage-story-noah-baumbach-interview-1202160423/
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Re: Marriage Story (2019, D: Baumbach) S: Johansson, Driver, Dern, Alda, Liotta -- Netflix

Baumbach is a filmmaker that Iíve always wanted to like but have just never been able to enjoy any of his movies.

Plus, movies about divorce are never fun to watch. I imagine this would have the same feel as The Squid and the Whale.

Iíll wait for reviews but I may pass if theyíre not flowing.
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Re: Marriage Story (2019, D: Baumbach) S: Johansson, Driver, Dern, Alda, Liotta -- Netflix

This looks really fucking good. Damn you Baumbach for making another film I wont be able to own.
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Re: Marriage Story (2019, D: Baumbach) S: Johansson, Driver, Dern, Alda, Liotta -- Netflix

Originally Posted by Hazel Motes View Post
This looks really fucking good. Damn you Baumbach for making another film I wont be able to own.
I'm hoping a rumored agreement with Netflix and Criterion is true to put out some of these high profile director's films. Roma, Meyerowitz, Buster Scruggs, The Otherside of the Wind, etc.
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Re: Marriage Story (2019, D: Baumbach) S: Johansson, Driver, Dern, Alda, Liotta -- Netflix

Reviews are starting to come out from Venice: https://rottentomatoes.com/m/marriage_story_2019

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I didn't pick up on this right away, but this still has to be influenced by Fanny and Alexander, right?





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Re: Marriage Story (2019, D: Baumbach) S: Johansson, Driver, Dern, Alda, Liotta -- Netflix

Yup. The whole movie clearly looks influenced by Bergman.
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Re: Marriage Story (2019, D: Baumbach) S: Johansson, Driver, Dern, Alda, Liotta -- Netflix

Looks like both Johannsen and Driver are giving great performances in this one. I have an interest in watching it but a friend of mine who went through a nasty divorce said he almost threw up in his mouth when he saw the description of it being a family staying together in spite of separation. I have never been married or divorced so I guess I can watch from an objective standpoint, but for people who have watching a movie like this may be like salt in a healing wound.
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Re: Marriage Story (2019, D: Baumbach) S: Johansson, Driver, Dern, Alda, Liotta -- Netflix

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Looks like both Johannsen and Driver are giving great performances in this one. I have an interest in watching it but a friend of mine who went through a nasty divorce said he almost threw up in his mouth when he saw the description of it being a family staying together in spite of separation. I have never been married or divorced so I guess I can watch from an objective standpoint, but for people who have watching a movie like this may be like salt in a healing wound.
Every divorce, hell every relationship, is different.
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Re: Marriage Story (2019, D: Baumbach) S: Johansson, Driver, Dern, Alda, Liotta -- Netflix

This is up on Netflix tomorrow.
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Re: Marriage Story (2019, D: Baumbach) S: Johansson, Driver, Dern, Alda, Liotta -- Netflix

Some great performances in this.

Fucking lawyers...

ScarJo dressed up as David Bowie

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Re: Marriage Story (2019, D: Baumbach) S: Johansson, Driver, Dern, Alda, Liotta -- Netflix

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ScarJo dressed up as David Bowie
Um, well.... that might say more about you than about her, dex.
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Don’t care.

I’d finger her too! Out of context I’m sure that sounds bad.
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Re: Marriage Story (2019, D: Baumbach) S: Johansson, Driver, Dern, Alda, Liotta -- Netflix

This was really good, but man was it a tough watch at times. Baumbach crams just about every scene not featuring Driver and Johansson fighting with plenty of comedy into order to dull the edge a bit, but even then there was a pit in my stomach almost the whole time. I've never been divorced nor do I have much second hand experience with divorce, so I have no idea how this would play for those that have gone through it, but I can't imagine it would be easy unless you are able to just sit back and laugh at the absurdity of it all. I will say that ultimately the movie feels sort of hopeful in the end, so I guess that's something.
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Re: Marriage Story (2019, D: Baumbach) S: Johansson, Driver, Dern, Alda, Liotta -- Netflix

Man it was good but I agree a really tough watch. The "knife trick" bit was hilarious. The cast was almost uniformly great but I never bought Ray Liotta as the high priced lawyer. Seemed very phony to me.
Laura Dern was her normal fabulous Laura Dern self but can't quite figure why that performance makes her the Oscar front runner

Adam Driver was awesome for sure. Don't even know if I should be rooting for him or for Joaquin Phoenix. Both incredible performances but as different as two deserving nominees could be. This must have been like when voters were asked to choose Best Picture between Star Wars and Annie Hall.
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Re: Marriage Story (2019, D: Baumbach) S: Johansson, Driver, Dern, Alda, Liotta -- Netflix

And after watching I had to look up who Noah Baumbach was previously married to (he's with Greta Gerwig now). Found out it was JJL. Now I get why everyone in the movie always talks about the time when his wife showed her boobs in a teen sex comedy when she was 19.
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Re: Marriage Story (2019, D: Baumbach) S: Johansson, Driver, Dern, Alda, Liotta -- Netflix

This is a raw look at divorce, as performed by some very capable actors, but I can't say I'd ever watch it again.
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Re: Marriage Story (2019, D: Baumbach) S: Johansson, Driver, Dern, Alda, Liotta -- Netflix

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And after watching I had to look up who Noah Baumbach was previously married to (he's with Greta Gerwig now). Found out it was JJL. Now I get why everyone in the movie always talks about the time when his wife showed her boobs in a teen sex comedy when she was 19.
What's funny is he has been saying "it's not about my marriage in any way".

He did the same thing with Squid and the Whale... I guess he has a big distinction between autobiographical and using something from his life.

It will be interesting with him and Greta competing for awards this season.

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Re: Marriage Story (2019, D: Baumbach) S: Johansson, Driver, Dern, Alda, Liotta -- Netflix

Saw this earlier today.

Fantastic film with great performances from Johansson & Driver but as others have mentioned here, it was a very tough watch. Glad I was able to watch it the comfort of my own home.

The scene where Driver sings Stephen Sondheim's 'Being Alive', did a number on my emotions.
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Re: Marriage Story (2019, D: Baumbach) S: Johansson, Driver, Dern, Alda, Liotta -- Netflix

My parents are still together. And I never married. But this movie felt as hard as it would feel to be around divorce. Ugh. It is a movie that leaves you drained.
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Re: Marriage Story (2019, D: Baumbach) S: Johansson, Driver, Dern, Alda, Liotta -- Netflix

This was a good movie and Kramer vs Kramer can't not match this.

One of Baumbach's more underrated movies was While We're Young which also had Adam Driver though Ben Stiller and Naomi Watts were the leads.

I watched it again last fall and glad it is in my collection.
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This was a good movie and Kramer vs Kramer can't not match this.
I have literally no idea what you are trying to say here.
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Re: Marriage Story (2019, D: Baumbach) S: Johansson, Driver, Dern, Alda, Liotta -- Netflix

Watched this a few nights ago and thought it was great. My parents divorced when I was 10, and this seemed familiar with struggles to spend time with both parents and not really understanding why dad wasn't around much. I also was married once before my current wife, but (thank goodness) didn't have any children. About half way through the movie my wife looked at me and said "Divorce looks exhausting..." I said..."It is."

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