Tag Archives: Noah Baumbach

August 21

Mistress America

One of the charming aspects of Mistress America is that, being a film all about identity, it knows exactly what it is. The film finds strength and compassion within its characters foibles, while never letting them off the hook for their missteps. The brisk banter and breezy pacing harkens back to the early years of […]

February 03

The Auteurs: Noah Baumbach

One of the new voices to emerge in the mid-1990s, Noah Baumbach is a filmmaker that has a talent for making compelling films about people dealing with changes in their lives. After bursting onto the scene with his first feature film in 1995’s Kicking and Screaming, his career came to a brief halt following back-to-back […]

January 06

The Auteurs: François Truffaut (Part 2)

After a decade that redefined cinema, the French New Wave movement came to an end in 1970. Many of the influential figures in the movement were forging their own identities in the world of cinema. For François Truffaut, the 70’s mark decade where he would make a slew of diverse films. These works didn’t just […]

August 19

The Auteurs: Leos Carax

One of the important filmmakers to emerge from France in the 1980s, Leos Carax is someone who plays by his own rules. A student of the French New Wave, Carax infuses his own sensibilities into films that explore the notion of love and connection in very unique ways. His fearlessness towards tackling different genres, along […]

May 17

Indie Spotlight: Frances Ha

There comes a point in everyone’s life, around the mid to late twenties, where you must decide what you want out of life. For many that point comes rather unexpectedly. One day you notice that everyone else is using words like “career” and “marriage”. Furthermore, all the things you and your friends used to make […]

September 18

TIFF Review: Frances Ha

There comes a point in everyone’s life, around the mid to late twenties, where you must decide what you want out of life. For many that point comes rather unexpectedly. One day you notice that everyone else is using words like “career” and “marriage”. Furthermore, all the things you and your friends used to make […]