‘Marriage Story’ is an Emotional Tempest that Expertly Blurs the Line Between Realism and Camp

Noah Baumbach’s latest feature is a heartbreaking AU in which actress Gena Rowlands divorces her director husband John Cassavetes in order to move to LA and further her film acting career. Kidding, it’s a fluorescent law procedural detailing the absurdly high expenses, both financial and emotional, that unjustly come along with divorce. No, really, it’s a deconstruction of the apocryphal myth that the perfect parent, the perfect marriage, and the perfect career all exist. 

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Review: ‘Charlie’s Angels’ is Just Fine, but Not Gay Enough!

Let’s get this right off the bat: no, Kristen Stewart does not kiss a single girl even though her hair looks like that. It does, however, open with her character Sabina choking a man between her thighs. After that, it veers off the tracks into forgettability, which is especially disappointing because I was rooting for this one. We were all rooting for this one.  

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VIDEO: Much Ado’s Best of 2019 (So Far)

We’re at the halfway point of the year! Recently, Much Ado wrote about our favorite picks of the year so far, and so this month’s video is an edit to commemorate that. We wanted to include actual pull quotes to give this video a little bit more of a Much Ado stamp as opposed to your typical supercut.

From the film twitter darlings to the more niche indie and foreign films listed here, we hope you give these movies a shot and read all we have to say about them.

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